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Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

This is democracy

In Durban, South Africa, “shackdwellers are taking their municipality to court. The government evicted poor residents from their homes … … and threw them into transit camps, where they live ‘like a fish in a tin’, waiting for more permanent housing that never comes.

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

The Judge

HBO has selected the documentary, “Courting Justice”, by American filmmakers Ruth Cowan and Jane Thandi Lipman (Cowan created, and Lipman directed the film) as a competition finalist in the Martha’s Vineyard African-American film festival. The film is...