On Citizens United Anniversary, Reform is Brewing

On January 26, 2011, in Films in Production, by John Wellington Ennis

This anniversary of Citizens United, instead of ceding control to anonymous corporate credit lines, people across the country are taking a public stand to show that they’re not letting this go. If anything, the vocal resistance to the Citizens United decision has only grown over the past year as more people recognized the reckless misinformation fueling campaigns in 2010.

It’s Not Sarah Palin’s Fault

On January 9, 2011, in Articles, by John Wellington Ennis

It’s not Sarah Palin and her rhetoric that make crazy people do crazy things. It’s making her crazy rhetoric matter that does.

The Man Who Could Unseat John Boehner

On September 7, 2010, in Articles, Films in Production, by John Wellington Ennis

Even in an Ohio that has been among the hardest hit by the economy, John Boehner has not let job insecurity threaten his tireless devotion to protect the rights of Wall Street executives and lobbyists.

Who Is Alec Monopoly?

On August 27, 2010, in Articles, Films in Production, by John Wellington Ennis

Among the entertainment capital’s omnipresent billboards and bus ads for the latest studio mush, little deposits of his artwork spring out of the urban marketplace like willful foliage to wink at you on your commute. Some call it vandalism, some are incapable of even seeing it, and some will pay hundreds for an original.

White Man’s Burden: A History of Nationalism from Leonard Zeskind

On July 26, 2010, in Articles, Films in Production, by John Wellington Ennis

To ask Zeskind about the presence of the white nationalist voice today, he is obliged to provide an historical context for the part of America that has been innately intolerant.