Corporate social responsibility has come a long way since 1970, when economist Milton Friedman called its advocates “unwitting puppets of the intellectual forces that have been undermining the basis of a free society for three decades.”
n March 2003, the United States invaded Iraq in what was sold as a “cakewalk” that would last a few weeks and plant the seeds of democracy. But five years later that vision has turned into a nightmare. The war has claimed the lives of more than 1 million Iraqis and close to 4,000 U.S. soldiers while displacing more...
Marquette University’s Foreign Film Festival continues tonight with two winning films: Akira Kurosawa’s surreal 1990 opus Dreams at 6:15 p.m, and 2004’s Machuca, a Chilean drama that shows a political coup through the eyes of two little boys, at 8:30 p.m.
Marquette University’s kicks off the second year of its free, six-day Foreign Film Festival today with a pair of dramas (Ju Dou, from China, at 3:45 p.m., and Children of Heaven, from Iran, at 6:15 p.m.), before screening the ambitious ensemble film Paris je t’aime at 8:30 p.m. For that last film, over 20 directors from . . .
The Drive-By Truckers’ Brighter Than Creation’s Dark is the band’s most assured and intense collection yet, a largely acoustic record that further distances the group from the Southern-rock and “cow-punk” labels they picked up early in their career.
Would you speak up if you thought nobody listened—or cared? Would you tell the truth if it was painful? Probably not. But the kids who participate in Express Yourself Milwaukee Inc. (EYM) are encouraged to share their thoughts, feelings and creativity with their peers and the community, even when it’s difficult.
Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum debuts its latest exhibit, “The Granduer of God,” tonight with a 6 p.m. opening lecture. The exhibit compiles images from photo-journalist Don Doll, an Omaha professor who gained notoriety for his insightful pictures of Native American culture . . .