Brilliantly tantalizing, bursting with creative enthusiasm and bouncy energy, this cheeky work of artistic activism is out to subvert our debt-driven economy. Who says smashing injustice can’t be fun?
Seriously adorkable teen is saved, in 1987, by the rock poetry of Bruce Springsteen. The Boss is still relevant today, as is, alas, the harsh political and economic setting of Thatcher’s Britain.
Two powerful documentaries look at the ever-growing wealth gap, and introduce us to some of those struggling through the resultant financial insecurity.
With interviews with women impacted by our difficult economic times and an appearance by Margaret Thatcher, women are fairly well represented here. [This post is not behind the paywall.]
One of the rare movies that gets absolutely everything right, bursting with happy-tears emotion about solidarity, friendship, and smashing bigotry.
It’s okay to endanger lives to get a story about North Korea, but not okay to play “DIng Dong the Witch Is Dead” on the radio because someone’s fee-fees might be hurt. What the actual fuck, BBC?
If I had to pick a song I’d least expect to appear in the trailer for a film about Margaret Thatcher, it would be “Our House” by Madness.
Warrior! Sarah Palin is a warrior! Like a Marine! She represents a threat to establishments! The phony intelligensia don’t like her!
Made of spoilers. Don’t read until you’ve seen the episode unless you don’t care to have it spoiled for you.
Every week my browser gets cluttered up with tabs for stuff that I stumble across and figure I might be able to use as a Question of the Day or a WTF Thought for the Day or grist for some other post. And inevitably, I end the week with most of that material unused. But … more…