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Liberal-On-Liberal Antagonismnew

A terminated employee calls one of Nashville's leading liberal activist organizations a racist "progressive plantation."
Nashville Scene  |  P.J. Tobia  |  12-15-2006  |  Race & Class

Arduous Name, Angry Musicnew

The most recent release of the Austin-based band strips back the transparent ambitions of Worlds Apart for smaller-scale victories.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Jonathan Garrett  |  11-16-2006  |  Reviews

Steady As She Goesnew

Joan Jett has always loved rock 'n' roll -- and always will.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Tony Ware  |  11-16-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Traffic Woes Solved!new

A $25-billion bombshell is rousing both sides this week in Atlanta's war over its transportation future.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Max Pizarro  |  11-16-2006  |  Transportation

Belle, Without Sebastiannew

Isobel Campbell, the mythical Belle of Belle and Sebastian, makes an odd pairing with The Screaming Trees' Mark Lanegan -- but it definitely works.
Style Weekly  |  Ira Calos  |  06-22-2006  |  Reviews

Activist's Criminal Past Divides St. Louis Gay Communitynew

When Pride St. Louis committee members elected Chad Saenz as their vice president last August, few knew he was a convicted felon.
Riverfront Times  |  Malcolm Gay  |  12-20-2005  |  LGBT

Wanted: More Dead Presidentsnew

Hopes were high when some of the biggest names in Illinois formed the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Foundation in Springfield, but it's now clear they have fallen far short of their financial goals. Richard Norton Smith hopes to play catch-up.
Illinois Times  |  Bruce Rushton  |  11-23-2005  |  Economy

Fine Linenew

The tortured and demonic part of Johnny Cash that stoked his genius often gets lost in the platitudes, the rough edges airbrushed by sentimentality. But not in James Mangold’s movie bio of the Man in Black.
Boston Phoenix  |  Peter Keough  |  11-18-2005  |  Reviews

Opening Doorsnew

Mr. Lif says the music and concepts on his group's first album are significantly toned down from the fiery politics of his solo LPs.
Orlando Weekly  |  Makkada B. Selah  |  11-11-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

SF Sorrow

Like Queen's Freddie Mercury and Rush's Geddy Lee, Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez should never have caught on with the sulky, skateboard-riding, and testosterone-charged.
Washington City Paper  |  Brent Burton  |  10-14-2005  |  Reviews

Cold Gets Hot Againnew

There is a sense that real human emotions, rather than standard-issue adolescent rage, were at work during its production of Cold's latest album.
Illinois Times  |  Matthew Everett  |  09-16-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Patriot Axnew

Markus Young moved to this country from Germany when he was three years old. Now, courtesy of tougher immigration laws, he could be deported under the Patriot Act.
Boston Phoenix  |  Deirdre Fulton  |  08-29-2005  |  Immigration

Changing the Environmental Landscape, One Building at a Timenew

Designed to conserve water and energy, "green buildings" are constructing a cleaner world.
Boston Phoenix  |  Deirdre Fulton  |  08-11-2005  |  Environment

AFL-CIO Faces Splitting Issuenew

The idea that organized labor must grow or die is behind the departures that have fractured the AFL-CIO.
The Village Voice  |  Tom Robbins  |  08-03-2005  |  Business & Labor

Femmes Fatalesnew

With free bullets and fresh targets, the NRA tries to reel in women.
Boston Phoenix  |  Deirdre Fulton  |  07-28-2005  |  Sports

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