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Susan Sontag (1933-2004)new

Essayist and novelist Susan Sontag was the indispensable voice of moral responsibility, perceptual clarity, passionate (and passionately reasonable) advocacy: for aesthetic pleasure, for social justice, for unembarrassed hedonism, for life against death.
The Village Voice  |  Gary Indiana  |  01-05-2005  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Workers Compensation Board Softens After 9/11new

New York's Workers Comp Board got less bureaucratic in a hurry after 9/11 -- and some of the changes have stuck.
Metroland  |  David King  |  11-29-2004  |  Policy Issues

Clueless in

"George doesn't have a clue what it's like to try to sleep like my son does -- if he even sleeps -- to the sounds of bombs all night," writes the mayor of Darby Borough, Pa.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Paula M. Brown  |  10-26-2004  |  Commentary

Professor of Punk Pens a Piece of Historynew

The punk musician's debut memoir is about his childhood misadventures. They take place in the wealthy, WASP-y town of Greenwich, Conn., where he never fit in.
Phoenix New Times  |  Michele Laudig  |  09-28-2004  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Can the GOP Protect the National-Security Lie Until November?new

If voters were forced to smell the George W. Bush record up close, we'd be looking down the barrel of a 1964-style John Kerry trounce in November, followed by several high-level prosecutions and a steep, generational decline in the fortunes of the Republican Party.
New York Press  |  Alexander Zaitchik  |  09-24-2004  |  Commentary

Commission Omission: What's Missing From the 9/11 report

FBI whistle-blower Sibel Edmonds says the 9/11 Commission report is seriously flawed and doesn't address serious intelligence issues that she addressed in her testimony to the commission.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  08-21-2004  |  Policy Issues

Moore's Armynew

With house party screenings of Fahrenheit 9/11, galvanized neighborhood networks across the country.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Steven T. Jones  |  08-05-2004  |  Politics

The Transforming Art of Michael Moore

For Moore, the real publicity bonanza is -- as it has been since 9/11 itself -- the knee-jerk attempts of ham-fisted powerbrokers to try to shut him up. Each attempt at censoring what he has to say has only made him stronger, and has made people all the more eager to know what’s so dangerous and forbidden.
Random Lengths News  |  Paul Rosenberg  |  06-18-2004  |  Movies

Film About Bush and Osama Premieres at Cannesnew

An account of Michael Moore's triumph at Cannes 2004 with his "Fahrenheit 9/11" documentary.
Boston Phoenix  |  Gerald Peary  |  05-27-2004  |  Movies

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