Campaign Finance Reform

Film Review: A Place at the Table

Film Review: A Place at the Table

March 9, 2013 at 2:47 pm

COMMON DREAMS 03/09/13 by Michael Shank One nation, underfed. That’s the tagline for the new film out by Participant Productions, entitled A Place at the Table, which looks at America’s growing hunger epidemic. Participant Media, which produced Lincoln, The Help and Food Inc., does not disappoint with its latest take […]

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A Patriotic Fix for America’s Hunger Epidemic

A Patriotic Fix for America’s Hunger Epidemic

March 8, 2013 at 11:45 am

THE NATION 03/07/13 By Michael Shank One nation, underfed. That’s the tagline for the new film out by Participant Productions, entitled A Place at the Table, which looks at America’s growing hunger epidemic. Participant Media, which produced Lincoln, The Help and Food Inc., does not disappoint with its latest take […]

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Gridlock is Death for Deliberation

Gridlock is Death for Deliberation

May 21, 2012 at 8:56 pm

FINANCIAL TIMES 05/21/12 By Michael Shank Sir, Edward Luce is spot on regarding Capitol Hill appraisal of partisanship pulling punches on solutions (“Why Washington gridlock is here to stay”, Book Review, May 14). One solution – speaking as a left-leaning voter who once worked for a Republican Congressman – is […]

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Peace is Profitable: Time for the US to Invest

Peace is Profitable: Time for the US to Invest

July 11, 2011 at 10:35 am

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR 07/11/11 By Michael Shank Looking to save the world trillions of dollars? How about investing in peace and nonviolence? Australia’s Institute for Economics and Peace recently released its 2011 Global Peace Index, citing a veritable “who’s who” of peaceful countries. It counted up the savings had the […]

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