Archive for August 2016

Read More Mining Poems or Odes

Robert Fullerton is a force. Welder turned poet or poet turned welder, it doesn’t much matter in this evocation of his life and philosophy, his poems and the books that helped make him a mesmerizing face of his art. “There she sits, majestic / He stands by engineering” begins his first poem in the film, […]

Read More I, Daniel Blake

With a directing history of more than fifty films, it is difficult to even begin to acknowledge Ken Loach’s contribution to the working and oppressed classes. His latest film, ‘I, Daniel Blake’,

Read More The Judgment

The number of refugees, often smuggled across borders, throughout the European Union are now part of our daily news. But how do the refugees make it across forbidden borders through often hostile and unforgiving terrain? While many refugee stories have been told, we rarely hear about the people who actually do the smuggling.