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Angela Lansbury Was a Brilliant Actor and a Comrade

Eileen Jones Jacobin
Angela Lansbury, who died this week at 96, was a proud socialist who achieved enormous success in film, theater, and TV. Yet her astonishing range was botched by the Hollywood studio system — preventing her movie career from flourishing even more.

Incarceration on TV Is Nothing Like the Prison Where I Live

Christopher Blackwell The Progressive
As sensational shows like ‘60 Days In‘ return this fall, so does one of television’s favorite tropes: the scary, evil-doing prisoner. howcasing the most unstable of the incarcerated population spreads the false narrative that everyone in prison is a lost cause.

Tidbits – Apr 21, 2022 – Reader Comments: Ukraine and the Left; Grad Students; Who Is Working-Class; Amazon Rainforest; Jackie Robinson; Amazon Rally Sunday; May Day; Global Green New Deal; Labor Notes Conference; Teaching Socialism; Mark Rogovin;

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Reader Comments: Ending Ukraine War; Ukraine and the Left; Grad Students; Who Is Working-Class; Amazon Rainforest; Jackie Robinson; Amazon Rally Sunday; May Day; Global Green New Deal; Labor Notes Conference; Teaching Socialism; Mark Rogovin; more...

What Noir Films Taught Us About Police

Joe George The Progressive Magazine
Before copaganda became widely televised in shows like “Law & Order,” police were more accurately portrayed as abusers of power.

Volodymyr Zelensky Is Not a Comedian — And That’s No Joke

Barbara Garson The Nation
Servant of the People is among the world’s great satires, and Volodymyr Zelensky, who both writes and acts, is the most appealing “little guy” since Charlie Chaplin. A belated review of Servant of the People that may turn into an obituary.

Friday Nite Videos | December 3, 2021

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It's Looking Rough For Roe | Tracking Omicron. West Side Story | Steven Spielberg. Dopesick | Hulu Trailer. The Map of Doom | Apocalypses Ranked. Jordan Klepper vs. Anti-Vax Mandate Protesters.

Dopesick | Hulu Trailer

From Executive Producer Danny Strong and starring and executive produced by Michael Keaton, “Dopesick” examines how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history.

Friday Nite Videos | November 26, 2021

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Jeanine Pirro Cold Open | SNL. Bolivian Andean Music | KAMAQ. Passing | Movie. NASA Launches 'Planetary Defense' Probe vs Asteroid. In the Dark of the Valley | Documentary.
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