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Localwashing: the corporate co-opting of local

I’m working on a post about Tea Baggers Gone Wild at the moment. While I’m doing that, I thought that I’d just cut and paste something from Metafilter for you to think about. What I’ve selected is brilliant little piece by a person named Miko, on the emerging corporate strategy of “localwashing.” You can read […]

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The great Ypsilanti Beer War

Rene Greff, the owner of Ypsilanti’s Corner Brewery, just left the following note in a thread about the renaming of the Ypsitucky Jamboree, and I thought that I’d move it up here to the font page, as I we haven’t had a good, bloody fight here in the past few days. How about (we call […]

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