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Identify war by what it takes away.
While well-intentioned, "Argo" falls into the common Hollywood trap of making Muslims into a monolithic Green Menace.
Jon Stewart, the premier political satirist of his generation, is one of a kind. Or is he?
Many entertainment figures, like George Clooney, have entered the world of punditry. But what happens when a pundit goes the other way?
Since the Arab Spring, artists have helped to foster a more vibrant civil society and pointed the way toward more durable democratic institutions.
The new North Korean leader likes Disney. But that's not necessarily a sign that he's leaning westward.
Two new films introduce the world's premier experts on militarism (hint: you won't meet them in Washington).
The Mike Daisey saga has shown that melodrama and sentimental fiction cannot alone change the world, but they have a place in progressive politics.
Why does the media treat a dead mouse as more important than an anti-war protest?
The Mexican poet speaks of his deep involvement in nature and literature.