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For Activists, Now is the Time

Posted January 31, 2013 by Randy Shaw

Young activists often look back longingly on the 1960’s civil rights marches or anti- Vietnam War protests and feel they missed a chance to make history. Some got this sense of historic purpose during Obama’s 2008 campaign, but nothing emerged
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Read My Lips: Yes, New Taxes

Posted January 31, 2013 by Leo Gerard

The EU has passed a financial transaction tax. What’s America waiting for?
Last week, 11 European nations forged ahead to create a new tax while American Republicans walked backward into a no-new-tax trap. On Jan. 22, the European Union gave
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KING—A FILMED RECORD…MONTOGOMERY TO MEMPHIS

Posted January 31, 2013 by Peter Wong

A confluence of celebrations accompanies Kino Classics’ timely DVD restoration of the National Film Registry honored documentary “King—A Filmed Record…Montgomery to Memphis” (hereafter, “King”). Most recently, the second inauguration of America’s first black president took place before this writing. Predicting
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted January 31, 2013 by

give it up for Sister Bernie and Religious Witness for Homeless People…we protested and fought for the use of surplus property, the Presidio… To be used for the Homeless… (years ago) …. And today we can celebrate a little victory…
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted January 31, 2013 by

I am so encouraged by articles like this. I think most parents have no idea what their children are being served at school. I do, because my child is the one in thirteen children with a food allergy, and cupcakes
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Reclaiming Valentine’s Day

Posted January 30, 2013 by Dana Woldow

The heart may be the most enduring symbol of Valentine’s Day, but here’s another image: second graders using giant “scoop” style corn chips to eat the neon pink frosting from atop their cupcakes. Every year, epicurean excess like this happens
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