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Friday, May 29, 2009
Without a bailout, newspapers will lay off staff, fewer journalists will report important stories, there will be no Fourth-Estate check on state and corporate power, and the country will suffer. So goes the pro-democracy case for government and/or altruistic investors to save the newspaper industry with an infusion of cash.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Tonight @ the Downer Avenue Schwartz Bookshop - 7 p.m.

Plenty of citizens complain about the preponderance of big money in American politics, but few are more pissed off about it than syndicated columnist David Sirota, a longtime political organizer. In his angry new book, The Uprising, Sirota documents anger from all sides of the political spectrum, and examines the possibility . . .
Monday, June 9, 2008

Book Preview

If there’s a single tenacious thread uniting both sides of the political spectrum, it’s the use of populist rhetoric to lather the American public into a foaming frenzy. The medium of choice might be civil liberties, health-care costs or loudly disseminated threats to national security, but the agenda is usually the same . . .