Sunday, April 2, 2017

Recommendations on books, films and more

Welcome to our book, film and literature suggestions/reviews section and other stuff

Today’s Suggestion


No Way Out  

This film stars Sidney Poitier in his first screen role. It is a powerful story of racism, local neighborhood street crime, the hatred that can be fostered in an environment whose history stems in a lack of respect, prejudice and nationalism.  Poitier is a doctor working in a hospital who comes into contact with a youth criminal played by Richard Widmark. Character actors round off a superb cast and storyline that makes for a compelling film.

And a journalistic article to read about power and money in the USA
Friday, March 24, 2017
by Greg Palast for OpedNews

PLUS a 7 minute - podcast regarding Great Britain (Aeon magazine)

War, conflict, bloodshed, upheaval or: how we got to Great Britain

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