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2 Aug 2007 // 9:59 PM

Peony in Love: A Novel by Lisa See

Lisa See's Peony in Love about a lovelorn maiden disappoints as a novel but is a fascinating window on historical China.

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The United States and Central America: Geopolitical Realities and Regional Fragility by Mark Rosenbe

Scholar says the cycle of neglect that marks U.S. policy toward Central America isn't likely to be broken soon.

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24 Jul 2007 // 9:59 PM

Peony in Love: A Novel by Lisa See

Peony brings to life the heartache of women in 17th century China.

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16 Jul 2007 // 6:18 AM

After a week now of TV critics mixing with producers, executives and stars, one production looms larger and larger over the fall landscape: Ken Burns’

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11 Jul 2007 // 1:00 AM

Chasing dot-com dream in China

BEIJING—In the office after hours, the Chinese economic miracle didn’t feel much like magic. Spent cups of instant noodles lay in the trash

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10 Jul 2007 // 2:00 AM

TRAVELOGUE: Beijing’s Olympic bubble

Wang Hai Xia, who knows Beijing pretty well, had to ask directions twice to find the Dashanzi Art District in an industrial area outside the

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8 Jul 2007 // 9:59 PM

A People’s Historian

Howard Zinn: You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train serves as an important reminder to anyone academia-minded that professional advancement and the goals of education do not always converge.

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5 Jul 2007 // 1:03 AM

Film rallies youths to Hmong cause

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—At a recent demonstration at the California state Capitol for Gen. Vang Pao and the other 10 defendants charged with plotting the overthrow of

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2 Jul 2007 // 2:38 AM

A world-class district for Beijing art - if not its artists

BEIJING - A gritty, moribund industrial zone of Beijing has come alive as China’s premier center of contemporary art and culture, its galleries and

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29 Jun 2007 // 2:35 AM

Michael Moore says he’s a filmmaker, first and foremost

Bush basher, big mouth, filmmaker. That’s the usual order of descriptives attached to Michael Moore. But even though Moore gets our attention by blasting

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29 Jun 2007 // 2:00 AM

Sicko (2007)

SiCKO is sensational. It's perhaps the best movie Michael Moore has ever made.

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China Ghosts: My Daughters Journey to America, My Passage to Fatherhood by Jeff Gammage

Gammage's beautifully written memoir, which weaves together emotionally wrenching narrative with insightful social commentary, will resonate with any American who has taken the same journey.

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26 Jun 2007 // 9:45 PM

SiCKO is sensational. It’s perhaps the best movie Michael Moore has ever made. Granted, there will be those who view his anti-gun screed Bowling

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24 Jun 2007 // 11:53 PM

Shadow hangs over China’s boom

BEIJING - A pale orange sun hangs low over the evening rush hour, a brake-light procession of Mercedes, matchbox-size taxis and accordion-style buses that cuts

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17 Jun 2007 // 9:45 PM

Get ready. It’s coming. And it’s gonna be LOUD! You think the outrage caused by Fahrenheit 9/11 was bad? You think the pro-NRA responses

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15 Jun 2007 // 4:39 AM

Story’s imprint on filmmaker lasted nearly 50 years

It took Dan Klores only three years to make the documentary “Crazy Love.” But in a way, you also could say it took him nearly 50

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Aristide and the Endless Revolution (2005)

This documentary consistently utilizes Aristide as a prism through which to glimpse the horrifying contradictions and turbulences that suffuse Haitian society.fr

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12 Jun 2007 // 9:59 PM

Rory Kennedy Reveals the Ghosts of Abu Ghraib

Kennedy's film provides a history of the Abu Ghraib scandal and places the events that took place there within the context of the Bush administration's attempt to redefine torture.

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24 May 2007 // 4:08 AM

Musings on the Ethics of Contemporary Journalism

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10 May 2007 // 12:00 AM

51 Birch Street

As revealed repeatedly, variously, and hauntingly in 51 Birch Street, marriage is a different struggle every day.

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