Shin Bet vets critique the Palestinian occupation
As contentious debates go, the dispute between Palestine and Israel is right up there near the top. Many lives have been lost and a peace accord has been elusive. It's not a discussion one would expect to be addressed between two chefs, on either side of the divide, aired over social media, but that ... More >>
Chris Fields, Congressman Keith Ellison's Republican opponent for re-election, said in an interview yesterday that Ellison isn't doing enough for black constituents. Fields also claimed Ellison is unpopular with some "prominent Democrats" who have expressed their displeasure to Fields in private b ... More >>
Keith Ellison: Sesame Street enthusiast. As if just to further speculation that Washington has lost its mind, Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison brought an Elmo doll onto the House floor today. The point, according to a statement from Ellison, was to hammer home the argument that the United ... More >>
Committee to Stop FBI Repression"Karen Sullivan," an undercover agent who spied on Twin Cities activists.The Twin Cities activists who had their homes raided by the FBI last September are starting to learn more about why they're being investigated by a Chicago grand jury in relation to material s ... More >>
popculturegeek.comThe FBI played knock-knock this morning in Minneapolis.Update: Video from the raid after the jump. The FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force raided six Minneapolis homes this morning, executing search warrants related to an investigation into the material support of terrorism.FB ... More >>
The chef's favorite dishes, such as the chicken shawarma, come straight from his childhood in Palestine.
"Not just an American dream. Also an Irish dream, a European dream, African dream, Israeli dream. And also [long pause] a Palestinian dream."-- Bono at Inaugural Celebration concert on the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, during U2's performance of "Pride (In the Name of Love).""I'd like to dedicate this ... More >>
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The modestly budgeted 'Boxers' follows amateur women fighters into the ring
Keith Ellison, the DFL's endorsee for Congress in the Fifth District, has spent the summer countering attacks from Republicans—and Democrats. What made him everyone's favorite target?
A Palestinian filmmaker records the tick-tick before the bang
Is the American press wearing a blindfold? Is the European press anti-Zionist? From Donald Macintyre in today's edition of the Independent (U.K): "Israeli settlers poisoning our sheep, say West Bank farmers" Earlier in the month, the story actually warranted balanced coverage in the Jerusalem ... More >>
Godard scours our bombed-out library to find 'Notre musique'
'Route 181' draws the line between human trauma and resilience
Mizna's Arab Film Fest at Intermedia Arts brings the other home
Before Plain Layne disappeared, readers knew her as a fiery online diarist, an outspoken lesbian, and a beauty straight out of a Midwestern Botticelli. Afterward, they knew her as a hoax.
The personal schmoozes the political at the world's most influential film fest
The world makes out all right at the International Film Festival
The Bush administration's top 40 lies about war and terrorism
10K things spins 'Carousel'; MJTC resurrects grandma
Film as a weapon in a time of war: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival coverage.
The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary
Minnesota's first Arab film festival speaks louder than CNN
Video artist Shirin Neshat unveils Islam's conflicted heart
Minneapolis hosts a marathon of Avant-Garde music
The same old auteurs, profound political films, and baffling Brits
Events get the better of 'Sisters of Swing' and 'Partitions'
A film about the 1972 Olympic massacre makes riveting documentary of the prototypical media spectacle
Sonic Youth's Goodbye 20th Century remembers the auld lang syne of the avant-garde
In corporations and churches, in classrooms and capital corridors, these 100 Queers have contributed to the "Good Life" in Minnesota.
It should be remembered that the first plant Saddam used to make chemical weapons was built by the American multinational Bechtel with money supplied by the U.S. Agriculture Department.