Sunday September 15, 2019
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BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 1/29/19
We’re in an era of capitalism cannibalizing itself. Look at the Trump tax cuts that handed out $1.5 trillion to corporations, which then used the windfall to take out loans, buy back their own stock, and inflate their share prices - all to attract more investors and repeat the cycle! Since art reflects our social conditions, we’d expect to see this same ‘cannibal capitalism’ at play in our movies and television - and we’d be right.
BY Cassia Laham | Fort Lauderdale, FL | 10/10/18
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has never been one to hold his tongue or shy away from even the most powerful figures. His films and articles often offer illuminating and entertaining critiques of American society, economics, and politics.
BY staff | United States | 4/22/18
To mark the April 22, 1870 birthday of Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, Fight Back News Service is circulating the following excerpt from his 1918 book, "The Proletarian Revolution and the Renegade Kautsky".
BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 3/03/18
First of all, this movie took me back to my childhood love of fantastic tales of adventure and romance. So, for me it was great entertainment made possible by cinematic art at its finest.
BY staff | Germany | 2/21/18
To mark the anniversary of the publication of The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Frederich Engels, on Feb. 21, 1848, Fight Back! is reprinting the book’s first chapter.
BY Cassia Laham | West Palm Beach, Florida | 9/04/17
On Sept. 3, legendary punk rock band Green Day rocked out before 20,000 screaming fans at South Florida’s Coral Sky Amphitheater.
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 8/03/17
During the last elections, Hillary Clinton, who used a sort of bourgeois ‘feminism’ to sell reactionary ideas to the public. Since then, there have been a number of films, such as Wonder Woman, that use images of powerful women to promote a pro-war capitalist agenda. Atomic Blonde is the latest of this genre.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 12/29/16
Every December, I put together my list of top 10 movies for the year.
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BY Frank Chapman | Chicago, IL | 6/27/16
The Free State of Jones is a movie, now playing in Chicago, that portrays the story of how poor white farmers and slaves rebelled against the Confederacy during the Civil War of 1861-65.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 1/23/16
I went into Eli Roth's The Green Inferno with very low expectations.
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