A Cultural History of the New York City Subway

Posted November 24, 2009 by Randy Shaw

During the recent Bay Bridge closure, there was much talk about how San Francisco Bay Area residents needed to become less car-dependent. Overlooked was the fact that the region’s many transportation systems collectively provide neither the 24-hour coverage nor geographic
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Interview with Sarah and Emily Kunstler

Posted November 24, 2009 by Peter Wong

During the recent Jewish Film Festival, Beyond Chron talked with Emily and Sarah Kunstler, the filmmakers behind the new documentary “William Kunstler: Disturbing The Universe” and daughters of the legendary attorney. Beyond Chron (BC): The younger generation sees [the Sixties]
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Giving Thanks to Activist Heroes in 2009

Posted November 23, 2009 by Randy Shaw

The week of Thanksgiving offers the perfect opportunity for to give thanks and appreciation for those in 2009 who have worked for social and economic justice. The year began with activists heading to Washington DC for the most emotional presidential
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Under Pressure, Newsom Misfires at City Budget

Posted November 23, 2009 by Paul Hogarth

Gavin Newsom’s Channel 5 interview last week revealed a Mayor defensive about his recent behavior, and it suggested he will lash out against critics by making vindictive budget moves. It’s only November, but Newsom has already ordered every Department Head
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No Body and Blood of Christ for Kennedy

Posted November 23, 2009 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy, part of the American political dynasty that produced former President John F. Kennedy and the late Senator Ted Kennedy, claims that he has been restricted since 2007 from taking Holy Communion, which in Catholic belief becomes
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