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The Top 10 Best and Worst of U.S. Politics in 2011

Posted December 18, 2011 by Randy Shaw

Ed. Note: This piece was first published December 13, 2011
For progressives, the first eight months of 2011 were the worst of times. Not since the Reagan tax cuts and slashing of domestic programs in 2001 have progressives been so
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Beyond Chron Returns January 3, 2012

Posted December 16, 2011 by

Our hard-working staff will be taking a breather and not be publishing new material the next two weeks. We thank all readers for your support over the past year, and look forward to reporting on the political and cultural happenings
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Saxophonist Vinny Golia and his Trio Comes to the CMC

Posted December 16, 2011 by E. "Doc" Smith

Plus Lords of the Outland
As a composer Vinny Golia fuses the rich heritage of Jazz, contemporary classical and world music into his own unique compositions. Also a bandleader, Golia has presented his music to concert audiences in Europe, Canada,
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Favorite Books of 2011

Posted December 15, 2011 by Randy Shaw

The past year will not go down as a cultural highpoint, with no novel (or movie) standing out from the pack. I found myself applying my highly recommended 50-page rule more than ever – if a novel does not grip
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Can a Green Company Have a Dirty Labor Record?

Posted December 15, 2011 by Tom Dalzell

In the past few years, we’ve seen corporation after corporation try on the mantle of green. Most of that has been good – America is moving towards energy independence, we are becoming more thoughtful consumers, and most of us have
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