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Photographer Rowland Scherman Was There

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…He Shot Rock ‘n’ Roll Too EDITOR’S NOTE: We caught up with Scherman and got this story we ran on August 6, 2011 in The Locust Fork News-Journal. We re-run it here today because we are about to hook with Rowland again in New York on a…

Expedition of Rediscovery Western Journey Timeline

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson and Walter Simon – On a mission to investigate what’s going on with the pipeline protest in Cannonball, North Dakota and the privatization of the national parks out west, we departed from Mobile, Alabama on Friday, Sept. 23, and drove for about 8 hours…

Oliver Stone Warns Against Surveillance Capitalism and ‘Pokémon Go’

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…EDITORS NOTE – I knew there was something fishy about this Pokemon game. – By Jordan Riefe – Controversy and Oliver Stone have never been strange bedfellows. He courted it with movies like “JFK,” “Nixon” and “Natural Born Killers,” and last week, he made headlines in the…

I Can See Clearly Now the Continuing Role of COINTELPRO

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…“I can see clearly now … I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. I think I can make it now, the pain is gone. All of the bad feelings have disappeared. Here is the rainbow I’ve been…

Oscar Nominations for 2016 Announced: ‘The Revenant’ Tops List of Films

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… The competitors in the 2016 Oscars race were announced Thursday, in an event that was live-streamed from California. The winners will be announced on Feb. 28. The most nominations went to “The Revenant,” with 12, followed by “Mad Max: Fury Road,” with 10. “The Martian” was…

‘Aquanox: A DeltaWorld Thanksgiving Solstice’ Premiers Saturday Night

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…DeltaWorld Entertainment, a new fun, worker-owned company on the Gulf Coast, announces its first public launch Saturday night in downtown Mobile at Portal Studios. “Aquanox: A DeltaWorld Thanksgiving Solstice,” a short film co-produced by Glynn Wilson and Walter Simon, will premier Saturday, December 19, beginning at 6…

Two Old Stories Resurface: I Must Weigh In on Bush AWOL

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – It seems old stories never die. They just keep going round and around, circling further from the truth as time goes by. I just got off the phone with a producer in New York who wants to interview me,…

Selma the Film: Clearing Up the Controversies

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — If you are really any kind of patriotic American — Republican or Democrat, conservative or liberal, libertarian, whatever — you must be willing to acknowledge that what happened in Alabama and Washington in 1965 was a pivotal moment in U.S.…

Documentary Released on Mobile Living

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Bob Wells – Back in the summer of 2012 I was contacted by Michael Tubbs, a Professor at the University of Texas, about the possibility of being in a new documentary he was going to make about mobile living. He had started to do research…

Daniel-Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln: An Important Story for All Time

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – There is no more significant or enigmatic a character in American history than Abraham Lincoln. He is often ranked for success or popularity by historians and public opinion surveys as number one on the list of top U.S. presidents. But while Lincoln…