Part 2 of the excellent Myths on Screen: Hollywood at War series aired this week and is available to download...
In 1962 the US and the Soviet Union came to the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis...
Yesterday, NPR’s podcast Marketplace released a new episode titled How Chinese censorship changed “Top Gun” (and the rest of Hollywood)....
Today's entertainment news features an absolute gem of political hypocrisy: Vietnam's one party 'Communist' state has banned the animated kids' movie Abominable, and the Western media are heralding the decision, claiming that Vietnam are standing up to China's censorious one party 'Communist' state. This is perhaps the dumbest employmen
Britain saw Zionism as a weapon against communism.
With the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro I felt this would be a good time to provide a copy of an important but seldom-read CIA memo from 1959 where they discuss and approve the 'elimination' of Castro. Shortly after the Cuban revolution Castro visited the United States, speaking with then Vice President Richard Nixon on friendly terms.
Graham Greene was one of the most important novelists of the 20th century, and one of the greatest spy novelists of all time. He also holds the dubious honour of having worked for MI6 during WW2 but being spied on by the FBI as a suspected Communist. Few spies have FBI files, so Greene is in a very small and distinct club.
By: Stevo M.
To help celebrate his 35th episode Pearse invited me onto his show to discuss the 1973 JFK assassination thriller Executive Action. This is an unusual film that portrays a private right wing conspiracy to kill Kennedy, and was written by several interesting figures - Mark Lane, Donald Freed and Dalton Trumbo.
Arab liberalism allied itself with US and Israel to impoverish and destroy whole countries.