On Monday March 1 at 2 pm, The Coolidge Corner Theatre will host a special benefit screening of Jonathan Demme’s moving documentary The Agronomist. The internationally acclaimed director, recipient of this year’s 2010 Coolidge Award, will introduce the film and answer questions after the screening. Proceeds from this event will go to support Haiti earthquake relief through the on-the-ground nonprofit organization, Partners in Health.
Date: 12/02/2010-The village of Bil’in reenacted James Cameron's new film Avatar during today’s weekly demonstration. Five Palestinian, Israeli and international activists were painted blue, with pointy ears and tales, resembling the Avatar characters. Like Palestinians, the Avatars fight imperialism, although the colonizers have different origins. The Avatars’ presence in Bil’in today symbolizes the united resistance to imperialism of all kinds.
"This spring and summer should (or could) bring a rising tide of protests against Obama's escalation of the US war in Afghanistan. Sending more US troops won't make anyone safer, won't help the Afghan people, and will needlessly risk the lives of US troops and Afghan civilians..."
By unleashing this new generation of American, Canadian and British etc. mass murderers on the town of Marjah in Helmand province in Afghanistan, Barrack Obama continues to prove that he is just as much a tool of Yankee Imperialism as was George W. Bush.
Republican candidate Meg Whitman is proposing tighter border enforcement and prosecuting illegal aliens. Stewart Alexander, a PFP Candidate for California Governor, says “Whitman’s position on immigration is racist and discriminates against Mexican-Americans.”