Public Universities Join Attack on Progressive Activism

Posted February 28, 2011 by Randy Shaw

As Republican attacks on public employees garner headlines, public universities are also driving to stamp out progressive activism. The University of California, Santa Cruz has abolished its Community Studies department, which allowed students to major in a curriculum focused on
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The New York Times’ Promotion of Newt Gingrich

Posted February 28, 2011 by Paul Hogarth

The front page of yesterday’s Sunday New York Times had a 1,406-word profile on disgraced former House Speaker Newt Gingrich – as he seeks the presidency in 2012. With its title, The New Newt: Gingrich Tries to Reconnect With America,
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Why California Republicans Fear a June Election

Posted February 28, 2011 by Randy Shaw

As Republican legislators oppose a June election to extend existing taxes, the common explanation is that nearly all signed a “no new taxes” pledge and fear a primary challenge or recall led by Grover Norquist if they vote for the
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Obama Has No Plans To Visit Wisconsin

Posted February 25, 2011 by Sam Stein

Ed. Note: This piece was first published at Huffington Post. President Obama has no current plans to visit Wisconsin, despite pledging as a presidential candidate to “walk on that picket line” should workers be denied bargaining rights. White House Press
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Phillips, Saisse, Palladino’s “PSP” Comes to Yoshi’s

Posted February 25, 2011 by E. "Doc" Smith

Audiences around the world have come to know the ambidextrous talent that is British percussionist Simon Phillips. Not unlike the great Billy Cobham before him, Phillips also sports a monster, 12-piece, left-handed drum set, deftly struck with flams and paradiddles
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Kelly Park Presents New Talent; Extree! Extree! Extree!

Posted February 25, 2011 by Buzzin' Lee Hartgrave

KELLY PARK MUSIC MARVEL PRESENTS – PAMELA JOY, LENA SUNDAY AND LISA LESLIE KELLY PARK master of all instruments, plus vocals has revived the old-time Talent show. If you’re not too old – you may remember the Arthur Godfrey show,
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