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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    Actor and rapper Yasiin Bey, once known as Mos Def, puts politics at the heart of his music

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Richard Lord

    ... hop's best known and loved albums, Mos Def and Talib Kweli Are Black Star. With its downbeat vocal delivery and intelligent, politically conscious lyrics, it was a taste of things to come: ... outspoken on other political issues, particularly the US government's response to Hurricane Katrina, a disaster which disproportionately affected black communities. His most direct ...

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    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by BEN SIN

    ... Text: Ben Sin Outtakes Festival takes aim at Russian legislation The 25th annual Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival is taking aim at Russia's anti-gay laws by centring its programme on the film Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda. "We just couldn't turn away when we saw the anti-gay propaganda that Russia has been spouting," wrote HKLGFF ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the great escapes

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of life worldwide for the entire course of human history. Desperate people, driven from their homes by natural disasters, or political or economic circumstances beyond their power, have become ... in their thousands to escape the 1917 Bolshevik revolution, but soon became stateless after their Tsarist passports were invalidated when Soviet Russia was internationally recognised in the early 1920s. ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Art house: Red Army

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by YVONNE TEH

    ... in the US — twice winning the Stanley Cup with the Detroit Red Wings. Later in life he became Russia's minister of sport and a member of the Federal Assembly of Russia's upper house. ... Five" unit. His political science degree stands him in good stead, too. He shows with Red Army that, in the words of one interviewee, "for the Soviets, sport was a kind of warfare... ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Desert Dancer

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:55pm by YVONNE TEH

    ... Cullen) and Sattar (Simon Kassianides) that Afshin realises dancing can be a political act. National politics figures in Desert Dancer, with the bulk of the drama taking place in the period ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: That's entertainment

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... most of these entertainers were corrupt and amassed wealth and political power. Their glory was short-lived, however. The emperor’s adoptive brother soon rebelled and the emperor was killed. ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Lest we forget

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Jason Wordie

    ... the beginning of what became the first world war. This devastating conflict affected the entire world; its political, economic and social aftermath materially shaped how we live today, in ways that many ... the colony’s salvation. But since 1997, September 3 has been favoured; this date marks the formal Japanese surrender across the Far East. While politically incorrect to a later generation, the August ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When China and France went to war: 130 years since forgotten conflict

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... version of Hong Kong but, following a humiliating defeat in the land war in Tonkin during the Lang Son Campaign, Ferry's government had fallen. No one in Parisian political circles had any ... political willingness on both sides to develop our relations with China and Hong Kong in all fields because this is absolutely key. The relationship is multi-faceted," he admits. "We have ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Trouble in paradise: Langkawi struggles to hold onto Unesco geopark status

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by Leisa Tyler

    ... for LADA. "There is an enormous amount of work to do, and none of it would be difficult to fulfil. We know what needs to be done; the problem is getting the political motivation to make ... among the community and help push the politics along a little faster. "The biggest challenge facing Langkawi is getting people, government agencies and even the managers of the geopark ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    A violent Sin City sequel gives Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller fans what they want

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by James Mottram

    ... Text: James Mottram Nine years on from the original, the Sin City sequel delivers more politically incorrect thrills and spills Meaner streets As movie sequels go, Sin City: A Dame to Kill ... For comic book series suggests neither he nor Rodriguez wish to comply with politically correct agendas. The "dame" in question is Ava Lord, dubbed "the archetypal femme fatale" ...




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