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  • Here comes Ann Coulter with 'Demonic: How the Liberal Mob is Endangering America'

     
    Ann Coulter says that the civil rights movement gave mobs a halo. "The demon is a mob, and the mob is demonic," she writes....
  • PST, A to Z: ’46 N. Los Robles’ at Pacific Asia, ‘Proof’ at Norton Simon

     
    Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
  • Activist Tom Hayden asks Gov. Jerry Brown to consider his dog (Video)

     
    Tom Hayden is trying to give Jerry Brown a guilt trip. The "Chicago Seven" activist who stormed the 1968 Democratic National Convention and later married Jane Fonda has asked the California governor to consider his own dog, Sutter, before repealing......
  • Up with the NATO protesters! How they'd make their case in a short elevator ride

     
    Andy Thayer (Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante) The back and forth between city officials and protest organizers over next month's NATO summit in Chicago has been interesting: Who gets to march where and when? How close must demonstrators get to......
  • Let's go to the video -- Cameras everywhere subject police, protesters to further review

     
    There will be no pictures of you and Willie May Pushing that shopping cart down the block on the dead run, Or trying to slide that color television into a stolen ambulance … There will be no pictures of pigs......
  • Ed Holstein at his finest

     
    From this summer's concert at FitzGerald's in honor of Earl Pionke's -- the Earl of Old Town: Video description: One of the evening's major hits was Eddie Holstein, modestly self-proclaimed 1970s Folk Legend. Eddie teaches at Chicago's Old Town School.......
  • Literary journalism finds new platforms

    Literary journalism finds new platforms
    When National Book Award-winning novelist William T. Vollmann went to Japan this spring to report on the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant from inside the contamination zone, he did what any journalist would do. He bought a dosimeter to chart the...
  • Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.

    Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.
    Warren Christopher, the former secretary of State and eminence grise of the Democratic Party whose achievements in a wide-ranging public career include brokering the Bosnian peace agreement for the Clinton administration and leading an independent...
  • 'A Bomb in Every Issue' by Peter Richardson

    'A Bomb in Every Issue' by Peter Richardson
    Live fast, die young, leave a good-looking corpse. That's the stuff of myth, but Ramparts pulled it off. Published for just 13 years, the San Francisco magazine not only blew the cover off the biggest stories of its era, it also helped set the...
  • 10 things you might not know about double-talk

    10 things you might not know about double-talk
    The Decade of Double Talk has just ended. But maybe it's not the end of anything. Maybe we're simply in the midst of the Era of Euphemism. Or the Millennium of Mumbo Jumbo. In any case, here's a historical and contemporary look at how the enemies of...
  • Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case

    Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case
    Leonard Weinglass, a crusading lawyer who championed radical and liberal causes and clients in some of the most controversial trials of the 1960s and '70s, including the Chicago 7 and Pentagon Papers cases, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 77. The...