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Drum-Taps is the effort of an essentially prosaic mind to lift itself, by a prolonged muscular strain, into poetry.

The cold war has become a habit, an addiction, supported by very powerful material interests in each bloc.

I hope we might meet as rebels together—not against one another, but against a social order that condemns so many of us to meaningless or degrading work in return for a glimpse of commodified pleasures.

Marching with the American Legion during the New Deal.

We now know that workers are being attacked not because they want higher wages, not because they are Communists, but simply because they want to organize.

The dragging down of the mighty has been not unpleasing sport in all ages.

American parents should keep their sons out of the game.

Just as soon as one "boss" is evicted, another rises to take his place.

A more convivial, expansive and life-affirming future is with us now—and the movies can help take us there.

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