Music to My Ears

Music to My Ears

June 09, 2008 | 7 Comments

Cindy Sheehan Photo by Luke Thomas By Cindy Sheehan June 10, 2008 Around 5pm (PDST) this evening, I received an email saying that Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) was introducing 35 articles of impeachment against the…

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The Democratic Primary in 8 Minutes

The Democratic Primary in 8 Minutes

June 09, 2008 | 1 Comment

June 9, 2008

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Peak Oil and the End of Sweet Suburbia

Peak Oil and the End of Sweet Suburbia

June 08, 2008 | 4 Comments

June 8, 2008 “We’re literally stuck up a cul-de-sac in a cement SUV without a fill-up.” – James Howard Kunstler Global oil peak and the inevitable decline of fossil fuels are upon us now. Are…

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A Retrospective Analysis of Livingstone’s Battle
for Affordable Housing in England’s Capital

June 08, 2008 | 1 Comment

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone File photo by Luke Thomas By Nicholas Olczak June 8, 2008 LONDON, England — When Ken Livingstone was elected as London’s first Mayor in 2000, the biggest challenge he faced…

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Montana Memories of Bo Diddley, A Gentleman and a Gunslinger

June 07, 2008 | No Comments

Bo Diddley, December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008, RIP. Photo courtesy Chess Records By John Hoctor June 7, 2008 As an inquisitive 7-year-old during the lazy crazy summer of 1962, two years before Beatlemania,…

Bill Moyers: “We now know that a neo-conservative is an arsonist who sets the house on fire”

Bill Moyers: “We now know that a neo-conservative
is an arsonist who sets the house on fire”

June 07, 2008 | No Comments

June 7, 2008 “We needed to know the truth about Iraq. The truth could have spared that country from rack and ruin, saved thousands of American lives and hundreds of thousands of Iraqi lives and…

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Dan Rather Blasts Corporate Media

June 07, 2008 | 1 Comment

Dan Rather June 7, 2008 Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather delivered a blistering critique of corporate news on Saturday night at the National Conference for Media Reform hosted by Free Press. The following are…

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Summer Blobbing in Texas

Summer Blobbing in Texas

June 06, 2008 | No Comments

June 6, 2008

Bonds Pleads Not Guilty To Perjury
and Obstruction of Justice

June 06, 2008 | No Comments

Asterisked home-run record holder Barry Bonds pled not guilty today to 14 counts of perjury and obstruction of justice charges. Photo by Stephen Dorian Miner By Julia Cheever June 6, 2008 Baseball champion Barry Bonds…

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How Racist Is This City?

How Racist Is This City?

June 06, 2008 | 8 Comments

By Pat Monk, special to Fog City Journal June 6, 2008 The latte liberals and pusillanimous progressives are out in full force, especially on the San Francisco Bay Guardian website, lambasting and blaming Supervisor Chris…

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Stone Upon Stone: The Contemporary Jewish Museum

Stone Upon Stone: The Contemporary Jewish Museum

June 06, 2008 | 2 Comments

George Calys Photos by Luke Thomas By George Calys June 6, 2008 “When we build let us think we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it…

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FCJ Interview: Adam Franklin of Swervedriver

June 05, 2008 | No Comments

We are at The Fillmore to meet with Swervedriver, an influential English rock and roll band that emerged during the 1990s. Swervedriver are now on a comeback tour for the first time since 1999.

Caption Action: Election Hangover Edition

Caption Action: Election Hangover Edition

June 05, 2008 | 4 Comments

The A Team: David Owen, Some Dude from Ross’ office, Marc Salomon, Elaine Santore, Supervisor Chris Daly, Jonathan Wright, Board President Aaron Peskin, and District 9 supervisor candidate Eric Quesada, celebrate election night at El…

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Bay Area School Districts AwardedEmergency Management Grant

Bay Area School Districts Awarded
Emergency Management Grant

June 05, 2008 | No Comments

By Jesse Dungan June 5, 2008 More than $1.7 million has been awarded to Northern California schools and school districts to improve their readiness and emergency response plans, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday.…

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