AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


CRITICAL WOMEN HEADLINES

9/27/09

Fuel

Van Jones: The Red, Green And Blue Of The Environmental Movement

Fuel: America's Dirty Secret.
A conversation with guerrilla filmmaker Josh Tickell about why he grew up hating oil companies; Fox News and the anti-left red scare witch hunt against Van Jones who appears in the movie, and what it has to do with Kurt Vonnegut; whether you can change the world just by asking capitalists to do the right thing; and will the US left ever be able to participate politically in this society.

And...
AM New York reporter Emily Ngo, on the demise of newspapers.

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