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New Book Sets Record Straight on the VA

Posted October 16, 2018 by Paul Cox

As a Vietnam veteran who served in the Marines between 1968 and 1972, I am all too familiar with the wounds of war Suzanne Gordon describes in her excellent new book.  Like so many people who served in Vietnam, I
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Reviews From The 2018 United Nations Association Film Festival

Posted October 16, 2018 by Peter Wong

Rebecca Haimowitz’ horrifying documentary short “62 Days” illustrate the awfulness of fetal personhood-inspired “Screw the mom, hatch the kid” laws. When pregnant Texas paramedic Marlise Munoz suffers a pulmonary embolism, it’s soon clear her brain is dead.  But treating hospital
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Reviews From The 41st Mill Valley Film Festival

Posted October 9, 2018 by Peter Wong

Jafar Panahi’s new film “3 Faces” is the story of two veteran actresses and an aspiring one.  Real life TV star Behnaz Jafari and Panahi travel to a remote northwestern Iranian village to discover whether desperate teen Marziyeh truly committed
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Conclusive Evidence: How the Media Fails Bicyclists

Posted October 2, 2018 by Angie Schmitt

Media coverage of cycling deaths consistently suggests that the deaths are acceptable and the victims were at fault, a new study shows. University of South Florida researchers Julie Bond and Erin Sheffels used a scientific technique called “critical discourse analysis”
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Reviews From Hong Kong Cinema 2018

Posted September 25, 2018 by Peter Wong

SFFILM’s annual Hong Kong Cinema series returns with its 8th edition.  From September 28-30, 2018 at San Francisco’s Vogue Theatre, attendees will have a chance to catch seven new films from Hong Kong ranging from a biopic about a 1970s
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