When American Women's Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

When American Women's Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

By Linda Levitt

By uncovering lost stories of women living abroad, Julia Mickenberg revives rich histories of adventure. 21 Jul 2017 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews
Bobby Bare: A Bird Named Yesterday/Talk Me Some Sense

Bare possesses a rich, baritone voice that conveys an aura of authenticity. Both he and Johnny Cash embody the same kind of mythic national persona, as if they were true, timeless American native sons.

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Erin McKeown: Sing You Sinners

The post-folkie Judy Garland freak makes the now-obligatory standards album.

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Why the Jews Rejected Jesus by David Klinghoffer

The Jewish rejection of Jesus, Klinghoffer argues, points to an essential insecurity at the heart of Christian theology: the failure of Jesus and his immediate followers to make the case to Jesus' own people.

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Various Artrists: Pop Ambient 2007

Kompakt's annual electronic mood music primer remains as consistent as ever.

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Working for a Nuclear Free City: Working for a Nuclear Free City

Working for a Nuclear Free City debuts with an album of impressive scope, albeit not entirely flawless execution.

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Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

In Chris Paine’s witty and very partisan documentary, we are presented with the sad but familiar tale of corporate greed and corruption shaping our daily lives -- shaping it without our support, but with our apathy.

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The Society of Invisibles: The Society of Invisibles

The Society of Invisibles obviously wants to be shocking, but the biggest surprise on the group’s eponymous debut is its resemblance other rap projects.

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9 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Denison Witmer: Safe Away

While listening to a Denison Witmer album start-to-finish might be a bit taxing simply because he’s so low-key, his presence remains undeniable.

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9 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Ouija Interview #1-4

The gimmicky premise, the humble packaging, the minimalist illustrations and the overall cuteness serve to let the reader's defenses down so that its moments of power are all the more surprising and upsetting.

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Adventures of Robin Hood Vol. 15

This version of Robin Hood will remain mostly an historical interest for its role during a dark era of fear driven politics; the Red Scare.

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'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

// Channel Surfing

"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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