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  • Don't Republicans have the stomach for tax reform?

    It turns out that Democrats may not be the biggest stumbling block facing Rep. Dave Camp's ambitious proposal to simplify the tax code and reduce rates. Many of Camp's Republican colleagues, convinced that their party is poised to make big gains in...
  • 'Occupy' merges emotional choreography, political awareness

    'Occupy' merges emotional choreography, political awareness
    " 'Occupy' is a big word, and, of course, when you say that to people it elicits a very specific thing," says Vincent Thomas. The dancer, choreographer and associate professor in Towson University's dance department sits in a North Baltimore coffee shop...
  • Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience

    Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience
    Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words. "Compared to the trivialities of...
  • Campus throwdown: Students are forcing out graduation speakers

    Campus throwdown: Students are forcing out graduation speakers
    With a few exceptions, most graduation speeches are forgettable: Work hard. Chase your dreams. Don’t give up. But the most forgettable graduation speech of all is the one that never happens, which seems to be happening more and more these days....
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Which Side Are You On?'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Which Side Are You On?'
    "Maybe you can learn more from a song than a book," says 19th-century labor activist Joe Hill in the concluding moments of "Which Side Are You On?" Hill, a historical figure memorialized in the folk song that bears his name, returns as a ghost in this...
  • Pete Seeger: Musicians, activists and Obama remember an icon

    Pete Seeger: Musicians, activists and Obama remember an icon
    Pete Seeger's death at 94 leaves a huge hole in America's moral conscience. The folk singer was a fixture in music, politics and American life for the latter half of the 20th century, and he continued performing and speaking in public -- including at...
  • L.A. theater openings, Feb. 2-9: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT

    L.A. theater openings, Feb. 2-9: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT
    Miwa Matreyek makes more animated magic with "This World Made Itself" at REDCAT, Mike Daisey explores "American Utopias" at Royce Hall, and Christopher Durang channels Chekov in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the Taper. China: The Whole...
  • The real story behind Miley Cyrus' 'Free the Nipple' tweet

    The real story behind Miley Cyrus' 'Free the Nipple' tweet
    Never underestimate the power of a pop star with more than 16 million Twitter followers. Over the weekend, Miley Cyrus tweeted a selfie with big implications for a Los Angeles actress and moviemaker. In the photo, Cyrus pulls her Chanel sweatshirt up to...
  • Author Michael Kilday Speaks About 'A Yippie's Lament'

    Author Michael Kilday Speaks About 'A Yippie's Lament'
    "They left the sneaker in the fence!" said Michael Kilday, his eyes watering at the memory. "They left the sneaker in the fence!" "They" were the hundreds of heavily armed cops and, later, National Guardsmen, whom Governor Ronald Reagan ordered to...
  • Been There Benghazi

    Been There Benghazi
    The Benghazi campaign will start soon and run until Nov. 5. Be sure to catch it at a time convenient for you. It will be broadcast and re-broadcast on Faux Snooze Channel (“We report, you deride”) 24/7. The proceedings will start with a pledge...
  • Hobby Lobby case holds power, not life, sacred

    Hobby Lobby case holds power, not life, sacred
    We can stop pretending the Hobby Lobby case is about the sanctity of life now. Now that Forbes and Mother Jones and CBS News and dozens of other outlets have reported that Hobby Lobby's employee retirement plan invests millions in companies that...