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105 Years of Film Music: Part Two - The 1930s

Saturday, February 22, 2014

In the second installment of a 10-part series on the history of music in film, we hear from "King Kong," "The Wizard of Oz," "Adventures Of Robin Hood" and "Gone With the Wind."

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Opinion: The Liberal Lessons of the Summer Superheroes

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Aside from the coincidence of a villain named Bane (this one destroys cities, not companies), we'll have to wait until this weekend to see if the Dark Knight fits the bill as a modern day Robin Hood (and whether he'd support a Robin Hood Tax).

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G20 Summit and the 'Robin Hood Tax'

Friday, November 04, 2011

The G20 summit is under way in Cannes. While the European sovereign debt crisis is at the top of the agenda, one of the more noteworthy topics being discussed is a so-called "Robin Hood Tax," a financial transaction tax on stocks, bonds and derivatives trades. Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is at the summit to address world leaders in support of the tax, which he says could be utilized to help developed nations meet their global aid obligations to the world's poorest countries.  

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