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[29 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on New Obama Administration Appointee Is Likely To Have Negative Implications for U.S.-Bolivia Relations | ]
New Obama Administration Appointee Is Likely To Have Negative Implications for U.S.-Bolivia Relations

The U.S. media is all but completely ignoring the confirmation process of Mark Feierstein to head up Latin America programs for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Feierstein’s nomination is problematic because, as Bolivia scholar Doug Hertzler notes, “Feierstein, of the firm Greenberg, Quinlan and Rosner served as a political adviser to former Bolivian president Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada during his 2002 Presidential campaign…”

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[28 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on OLIVER STONE RESPONDS TO ATTACK FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES’ LARRY ROHTER | ]
OLIVER STONE RESPONDS TO ATTACK FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES’ LARRY ROHTER

Oliver Stone, Mark Weisbrot and Tariq Ali respond to Larry Rohter’s piece, “Oliver Stone’s Latin America, ” published in The New York Times on June 26, 2010.

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[25 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Robert Naiman on Huff Post: Stone’s Border Shows Fall of South America’s Berlin Wall | ]
Robert Naiman on Huff Post: Stone’s Border Shows Fall of South America’s Berlin Wall

Robert Naiman
Policy Director, Just Foreign Policy
Posted: June 23, 2010 12:59 PM

On April 13, 2002, an event occurred in Venezuela which was as world-historical for South America as the fall of the Berlin Wall was for Eastern Europe: a U.S.-backed coup against the democratically-elected government of Venezuela collapsed. The Bush Administration’s efforts to promote the coup […]

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[25 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on REVIEW: Entertainment Weekly – An EYE-OPENING DOCUMENTARY… | ]
REVIEW: Entertainment Weekly – An EYE-OPENING DOCUMENTARY…

Movie Review
South of the Border (2010)
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman | Jun 23, 2010 EW’s GRADE: B+

Oliver Stone goes on a political tour of South America, interviewing its new wave of socialist leaders in an eye-opening documentary. In earlier projects about Fidel Castro and Yasser Arafat, Stone made the political too personal, but in South of […]

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[25 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on NPR’S Talk of the Nation: Oliver Stone, ‘South Of The Border’ Tour Guide | ]
NPR’S Talk of the Nation: Oliver Stone, ‘South Of The Border’ Tour Guide

June 24, 2010
Oliver Stone won Oscars for blockbuster films like Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July. He has also been a controversial political commentator and documentary film maker.
His latest film, South of the Border, explores Latin America’s shift toward socialism led by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Stone tells NPR’s Neal Conan what it was […]

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[24 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

ACTIVIST AND FILMMAKER JOSH TICKELL TO ‘FUEL’ PUSH FOR SOLUTIONS ON DEEPWATER OIL SPILL

With Launch of DVD on June 22nd, the FUEL team of Energy Experts
Began a National Dialogue on Solutions for the DeepWater Oil Spill
Events to Span from Los Angeles to New Orleans and Canada
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LOS ANGELES, CA (June 23, 2010) –   To coincide with the two month anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that triggered the worst environmental disaster in American history and the June 22nd DVD release of the Sundance Award winning documentary, FUEL, …

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[23 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

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Oliver Stone’s new documentary SOUTH OF THE BORDER
Opens Friday June 25th in NEW YORK CITY !!

“ I loved this documentary”
-Bill Maher

“I think this film should be mandatory viewing for every high school student in America …”
– Jesse Ventura, former Governor of Minnesota

“…a VALUABLE and INTERESTING CORRECTIVE to the mainstream media’s often-atrocious coverage of Latin America ,
and a fascinating account of the …

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[22 Jun 2010 | 10 Comments | ]

Dear Friends,
It’s been a while since I spoke to you from my heart. For the first 30 days of the oil disaster, I was in denial. I was in denial that the last 20 years of my life, working on environmental issues with a focus in South Louisiana – was all for naught. I was in denial that I felt so deeply and care so much about the people, the land, the flora and fauna of South Louisiana and the Gulf Coast where I grew up.
Over the past several weeks, …

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[22 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

ACTIVIST AND FILMMAKER JOSH TICKELL TO ‘FUEL’ PUSH FOR SOLUTIONS ON DEEPWATER OIL SPILL
 Starting June 22nd, the FUEL team of Energy and Oil Spill Cleanup Experts will Launch a National Dialogue on Solutions to Span from Los Angeles to New Orleans to Canada
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LOS ANGELES, CA (June 21, 2010) –   To coincide with the two month anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that triggered the worst environmental disaster in American history and the June 22nd release on DVD of the Sundance Award winning documentary, FUEL, New Orleans native, filmmaker …

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[21 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on South of the Border to premiere at US Social Forum 6/24! Join us @southborderdoc | ]
South of the Border to premiere at US Social Forum 6/24!  Join us @southborderdoc

Sneak Preview Screening at the United States Social Forum
Who: Mark Weisbrot of CEPR and co-writer of South of the Border with special guests.
When: 7:00pm; Panel will follow after the film; End time flexible.
Where: US Social Forum
600 W. Lafayette at Third
Detroit, MI 48226
AFSCME Building, in the basement of the Walker – Roehrig Building
How: No RSVP required, first […]