The documentary film “The United States of Amnesia” reflects on the remarkable life and enduring work of the brilliant writer, wit, and public intellectual Gore Vidal — from his upper class origins, groundbreaking novels, forays into Hollywood, excoriating debates with conservative pundit William Buckley, literary feuds, and trenchant writings on American empire. Click Here to … Continued

With Nicholas Wapshott, author of Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics and Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher: A Political Marriage. A former senior editor at the LondonTimes and the New York Sun, he is now international editor at Newsweek.  About the book:  As the stock market crash of 1929 plunged the world into turmoil, two men … Continued

Man Who Filmed Freddie Gray’s Arrest: Power of a Copwatch Camera is “Almost Like Live Bullets”; Seattle Strike Enters Fifth Day as Teachers Protest Testing Policies, Racial Inequity & Low Wages; Operation Naked King: Secret DEA Sting in Bolivia Confirms Evo Morales’ Fears About U.S. Meddling; Julian Assange: U.S. Spying on WikiLeaks Led to Mistaken … Continued