Noam Chomsky discusses conflict in Middle East at lecture in Oakland

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Middle East Children's Allowance, Chomsky gave a talk on U.S.-Israeli relations

Professor is the most prosaic of Noam Chomsky’s titles, but it explains how the octogenarian mustered the stamina to lecture at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland a couple of weeks ago for more than an hour (standing up, pausing once for a sip of water). The occasion celebrated the 25th
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‘Spring Breakers’ exudes debauchery

Parties, drugs, sex and violence make for a heady high in Harmony Korine’s film

More than being just a dizzying odyssey of ass and bong rips, Harmony Korine’s “Spring Breakers” captures our beautifully tragic train wreck of a youth culture in all its first-world glory.
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This Week in Arts

MUSIC It’s the last week of classes, so you’re going to want some music for those study sessions and some concerts for distractions. The Wu-Tang Clan and D-block, who together to form Wu-Block, are releasing their debut self-titled record this week. The soulful Alicia Keys will be releasing her album
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