'Criticism is the only thing that stands between the audience and advertising.' - Pauline Kael

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Paul Robeson With Oakland, Ca. Shipyard Workers, 1942

Black August

So in order to best cover all bases, progressive film critics tend to consider three categories of assessment, rather than two: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. The first two are self-explanatory. And the third category is reserved for movies that may have been impressively put together, but there's just something offensively anti-humanistic about them.

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The Organizer

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Wonder Woman War Criminal



Electronic Intifada co-founder Ali Abunimah said on Twitter that “Gal Gadot’s support for Israel’s slaughter of 11 children a day in Gaza in summer 2014 means it’s common sense not to reward her with money.”

The tension between supporters of Israel and the women’s movement came to a head in March when Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian activist and co-chair of the Women’s March, argued that feminists could not also be pro-Israel. Ms. Sarsour told The Nation. “There can’t be in feminism. You either stand up for the rights of all women, including Palestinians, or none. There’s just no way around it.”

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