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Hollywood War Machinenew

War movies: What are they good for? Carl Boggs helps us figure it out.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Jonathan Kiefer  |  08-31-2006  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

The End of Time Approachesnew

Some evangelical Christians believe the latest conflict in the Middle East suggests the Rapture may be near.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Stephen James  |  08-31-2006  |  Religion

Birth Control Battlenew

Access to Plan B, a form of emergency contraception, has become a new battleground issue for the religious right.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Chrisanne Beckner  |  08-14-2006  |  Sex

Sex, Politics and Textbooksnew

Openly gay California State Senator Sheila Kuehl has altered her controversial bill on schoolbooks and sexual orientation.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Stephen James  |  08-03-2006  |  LGBT

The New Nukesnew

As the planet heats up, some prominent environmentalists now agree with George W. Bush that nuclear energy may be our last best hope -- has panic set in?
Sacramento News & Review  |  R. V. Scheide  |  08-03-2006  |  Policy Issues

Conspiracy of Duncesnew

Three would-be eco-terrorists were arrested last January for plotting acts of sabotage for the Earth Liberation Front -- but would there have been a conspiracy without the prodding of FBI infiltrator Anna?
Sacramento News & Review  |  Cosmo Garvin  |  07-31-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Art-House Bluesnew

What's a film buff to do when your town's "secondary market" status keeps good movies away?
Sacramento News & Review  |  Jonathan Kiefer  |  07-13-2006  |  Movies

Drug Justicenew

Powder cocaine is the drug of choice among the yuppies; crack cocaine is popular on the poor side of town -- the disparity in how criminals are punished for using either drug is vast and controversial.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Stephen James  |  06-29-2006  |  Crime & Justice

Well, You Need Itnew

This newly released CD set reveals how Monk taught Coltrane to be himself.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Jonathan Kiefer  |  06-22-2006  |  Reviews

To Tell the Truthnew

As the fifth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, some wonder why we still don't know exactly what happened.
Sacramento News & Review  |  R.V. Scheide  |  06-22-2006  |  Disasters

Slumming Attractionsnew

A dozen doozies at the multiplex make for summer camp.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Daniel Barnes, Robert Berry, Jonathan Kiefer, Jeff Latta and David Riedel  |  05-24-2006  |  Movies

A Family Traditionnew

Many of the most rabid anti-gay crusaders have spawned gay kids -- is it a coincidence?
Sacramento News & Review  |  Kel Munger  |  05-24-2006  |  Comedy

The Media, the Market & McClatchynew

We examine the deal that made a local company the second largest newspaper chain in America.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Chrisanne Beckner, Cosmo Garvin and R.V. Scheide  |  05-18-2006  |  Media

Return to New Orleansnew

A photographer journeyed to his boyhood home and found mile after mile of abandoned streets and a widespread uneasiness about the upcoming hurricane season.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Noel Neuberger  |  05-08-2006  |  Disasters

(Stop) Hating Barry Bondsnew

With the steroid scandal in full bloom and the chase to beat Babe Ruth's record in full swing, the slugger seems omnipresent.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Donnell Alexander  |  05-01-2006  |  Sports

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