Arts/Activism

War, Inc.: John Cusack battles to un-embed Hollywood

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An interview with Cusack about his latest film, War Inc., which takes the outsourcing of military operations to the absurd.

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US 'bioterror' case falls apart

After four years, charges dismissed against critical artist Kurtz

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Steve Kurtz's case has finally been thrown out of court - but were the FBI pursuing it so doggedly to send a message to other artists?

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Nigerian authorities release American film crew

Seattle MC brings hip hop to the classroom

No one wants to know

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Brian De Palma, Nick Broomfield and Paul Haggis have been called traitors and villains, their films branded 'Bin Laden cinema'. They are desperate to tell the truth about what is going on in Iraq. But there seems little appetite for war films right now

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