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Review in a Hurry: Swinging into theaters in time for Earth Day, this beautifully photographed documentary follows baby chimp Oscar—not played by Andy Serkis—and his family through an African rainforest. Your own wild tribe will be entertained by the feisty hero and his monkey shenanigans.… Continue reading Movie Review: Nature Doc Chimpanzee Cranks Up the Cuteness—and Conflict

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2012 03 27 MBarnardProfile Does The Hunger Games Set a Bad Example for Using Violence as Conflict Resolution?By Mike BarnardAssociate Partner, Application Innovation Services, and Business Architect, IBM GBS

Well, I personally think the point at which Mr. King derails whatever argument he was establishing is when he says:

I worry that not everyone reading the book or seeing the movie understands that the Capitol is wrong for creating the games, the citizens are wrong for watching them, and the… Continue reading Does The Hunger Games Set a Bad Example for Using Violence as Conflict Resolution?

George Clooney is doing the rounds of Washington, D.C. to raise awareness about a possible political division in Sudan that may cause more civilian war in the already troubled nation. In a referendum that could divide north and south Sudan, he is reported to be meeting with Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) as well as President [...] Continue reading George Clooney in D.C. to raise awareness about Sudan conflict

A concert by British pop star Sir Elton John has sparked outrage among Morocco’’s anti-gay conservatives and tested the limits of the country’’s modernisation drive.
Islamists in the North African kingdom were furious at the gay pop star’’s visit, while the royal palace, government and his many fans backed his appearance.
Authorities had stepped up security with [...] Continue reading Sir Elton John’s gig sparks conflict in Morocco