Jun 13, 2013
Muckraking journalist Jeremy Scahill exposes the president's Joint Special Operations Command.
by J.R. Jones
Movie Review, Fahrenheit 9/11, Why We Fight, The Ground Truth, No End in Sight, Taxi to the Dark Side, Standard Operating Procedure, President Obama, Jeremy Scahill, Afghanistan, Yemen, Joint Special Operations Command, Apocalypse Now, Rick Rowley, Recommended
Feb 6, 2013
Stolen Seas dives deep into the economic waters of modern Somali pirates.
by J.R. Jones
Movie Review, Maersk Alabama, Somali pirates, Pirates of the Caribbean, U.S. Navy Seals, Richard Phillips, Stolen Seas, University of Chicago, Thymaya Payne, Facets Cinematheque, CEC Future, Gulf of Aden, Somalia, Yemen, Daniel Howden, Independent, Ishmael Ali, Clipper Group, Panama, Liberia, the Marshall Islands, Philippines, Copenhagen, Per Gullestrup, Bahamas, Georgia, Lithuania, Canada, France, Great Britain, Japan, Stephen Haskins, Eugene Kontorovich, Richard Dowden, Cold War, Juergen Kantner, Sabine Merz, Matthew Rafferty, Recommended
Jun 14, 2012
If Obama's so smart, why does he want four more years?
by Steve Bogira
Election 2012, Politics, News, Barack Obama, second term, reelection, presidents, unemployment, poverty, inequality, foreclosures, European debt crisis, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Taxmageddon, spending cuts, tax increases, Congress, White House, inauguration, Syrian massacres, bombings in Iraq, Shiites, Sunnis, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Egypt, Iran, uranium enrichment, North Korean missiles, terrorism, Russia, China, Secret Service, Mitt Romney, midterms, Bush tax cuts, minimum wage, carbon fuel standard, cap-and-trade, Guantanamo, Ryan Lizza, term limits, New Yorker, Bill Daley, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, Theo Epstein, Cubs, Boston Globe, major league baseball, climate change
Food & Drink,
Feb 23, 2012
The Bridgeview spot is one of few local restaurants to feature Yemeni cuisine
by Mike Sula
Restaurant Reviews, Middle Eastern food, El Bulli, Ferran Adria, culinary foam, Yemen, hulba, salta, fahsa, Bridgeview, tanoor, Anees Aljahmi, Ismael Aljahmi, Sheeba, Recommended, Slideshow
Jun 2, 2010
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival opens Thursday 6/3 with "The Oath," a documentary that contrasts Guantanamo prisoner and former Osama Bin Laden driver Salim Hamdan, a Guantanamo Bay prisoner prosecuted by military tribunal, with his brother-in-law Abu Jandal, now a cab driver in Yemen.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Abu Jandal, Salim Hamdan, Laura Poitras, The Oath, My Country My Country, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, 9/11, Osama Bin Laden, Watch List, Human Rights Watch, Film Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art, Facets Cinematheque, documentary, Video