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RT vs. Al Jazeera: The Propaganda War Over the Syrian Revolt

by Rick Rockwell* For those who aren’t regular viewers of RT (formerly known as Russia Today), the Kremlin-financed information network, or to those who have not visited RT’s YouTube site you are missing some pretty heavy shelling in the propaganda … Continue reading

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Film: More Reflections on A Separation

by Fatemeh Shahkolahi The 84th Annual Academy Awards marked a very important historical event; an Iranian film won an Oscar for best foreign language film for the very first time. Last Sunday marked another important event: for the first time … Continue reading

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Film: Inner Reflections on A Separation

by Fatemeh Shahkolahi I thought I had gone crazy the first time I saw an advertisement for A Separation  at my gym late last year.   Either I had been spinning for way too long or there was a picture … Continue reading

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