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It’s Gothic Time In Berkeley

Posted April 18, 2004 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

Jane Eyre, Rebecca, Gaslight, Dracula, Werewolf, Hound of the Baskervilles and The Mummy. Take bits and pieces of all these gothic myths and you get The Mystery of Irma Vep. It’s a spoof of course. However, the key to it’s
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Stinky Stocks And Smelly Tax Cuts

Stinky Stocks And Smelly Tax Cuts

Posted April 15, 2004 by Marc Norton

“Stocks have stunk in recent weeks,” writes SteveForbes, golden boy editor, in the latest issue ofForbes Magazine. An important reason for “swooningstocks,” Stevie claims, “is the possibility that JohnKerry could defeat George Bush in November. Bush’seconomy-strengthening tax cuts will not
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No There There by Chris Rhomberg

Posted April 15, 2004 by Sarah Norr

Chris Rhomberg’s No There There begins with an astonishing scene from local history: two thousand hooded Ku Klux Klan members marching through the Oakland hills, under a burning cross. Rhomberg goes on to describe two equally dramatic Oakland uprisings. In
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Bananas= Tip Of The Iceberg

Posted April 15, 2004 by Henry Norr

“The greatest story of our time” – written for the San Francisco Chronicle by an industry shill.I wrote last week about an April 5 Chronicle column by David Ewing Duncan, the paper’s new, bi-weekly biotech columnist. Duncan had suggested that
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The Double Standard is Cracked

The Double Standard is Cracked

Posted April 14, 2004 by Lisa Garcia-Gray

The people speak to the Police Review Commission on the unequal Just-Us system that has continued to allow child abusers to be police officers in the Bayview and Win! By Tiny/PoorNewsNetwork-maybe I’m a madman; a pistol grabbin nigga – unleash
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Unfinished Agenda?

Posted April 14, 2004 by Malik Looper

In a city where elected, civic and religious leaders tout diversity one would think there would be a systemic approach to preserving diversity. Diversity can be broadly defined but if you want to see how our government is falling short,
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ACORN takes on Tax Preparation Chains

Posted April 14, 2004 by Allison M. Conyers

Huge profits being reaped from processing EarnedIncome Tax Credit, as millions are being stripped from working families and low-income communities. Over twelve million Americans paid a total of $1.14 billion to get money that already belongs to them last year.
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