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Just a Juggalo: Chatting with Insane Clown Posse, Plus Audio Fidelity's Marshall Blonstein and N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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China Roiled by Washington's October Surprise

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Robert Gates agreed to hold talks with China next year. Cybersecurity, oil politics, and China's expanding role in Latin America will all be on the agenda. And if Liu Xiaobo doesn't have his 'get out of jail' card by then, he might be too.

Buying Venezuela's Press With U.S. Tax Dollars

Jeremy Bigwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeremy Bigwood

Covert foreign state support for ostensibly independent journalism violates basic principles of the profession's integrity; even if the journalists who benefited from the grants may not have known of the State Department funding.

Beatles For Sale, John Leckie Interview on The Stone Roses, This Week's New Albums, plus Scott Weiland, Jason Mraz, and Glee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the release of stereo and mono box sets, individual album reissues, and their own edition of Rock Band, The Beatles finally have stepped into the 21st century in a major way.

Obama Shares Bush's Goals in Foreign Policy

Hossein Derakhshan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hossein Derakhshan

While Obama objects to military intervention, he is, like Bush, a big supporter of the kind of activity that NED is doing -- and interestingly enough, more avidly than Bush.

Can We Rescue Democracy from the Right?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

Yes, the U.S. government has given "democracy promotion" a bad name. But progressives should not withhold support from movements in other countries fighting nonviolently against tyranny.

Attacks on Gene Sharp and Albert Einstein Institution Unwarranted

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Sharp has inspired generations of progressives around the world. So why are foreign governments claiming that he and his small research institute are key players in a Bush administration plot against them?