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American Casino

Watch the trailer here. Full feature coming soon. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VdqiUzKW-c&hl=en&fs=1&]
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Myth of the Global Safety Net

by Jan Bremanfrom the NEW LEFT REVIEW Media reports on the economic meltdown have mainly concentrated on the impact of the crisis on the rich nations, with little concern for the mass of the population living in what used to be called the Third World. The current view seems to be that the setbacks in these [...]
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New Rule: If America Can't Get it Together, We Lose the Bald Eagle

by Bill Maherfrom THE HUFFINGTON POST New Rule: If America can’t get its act together, it must lose the bald eagle as our symbol and replace it with the YouTube video of the puppy that can’t get up. As long as we’re pathetic, we might as well act like it’s cute. I don’t care about the [...]
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To Each According to His Greed

by Slavoj Žižekfrom HARPER’S MAGAZINE The only truly surprising thing about the 2008 financial meltdown is how easily the idea was accepted that its happening was unpredictable. Recall the demonstrations that throughout the last decade regularly accompanied meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank: the protesters’ complaints encompassed not only the usual antiglobalization [...]
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Capitalism: A Love Story

Watch the trailer of Michael Moore’s new documentary: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhydyxRjujU&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0]
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It Happened One Decade

What the Great Depression did to Cultureby Caleb Crainfrom THE NEW YORKER “I want to find out why I’m working,” Cary Grant tells Katharine Hepburn in “Holiday.” Grant’s character, a grocer’s son who put himself through Harvard, wants to take time off from a promising business career, and Grant makes the proposal sound at once [...]
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