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John Sinclair on his efforts to bring down the U.S. government, superintendent Ben Edmondson on the state of Ypsi schools, and musician Cash Harrison on the inspirational power of heartache… on episode 49 of the Saturday Six Pack

The last episode of the Saturday Six Pack is now available online. If you’re so inclined, you can either scroll to the bottom of this post, where you’ll find the Soundcloud audio embedded, or just click over to iTunes, were you can download it in podcast form. I know it doesn’t mean much coming from […]

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Archival footage from 1970 suggests that Ann Arbor was once interesting

As we discussed not too long ago in a thread about Ann Arbor’s proposed “Ambassador” program, there was a time in Ann Arbor’s past when it wasn’t wealthy business owners pushing for their own private security force, but the young people of Ann Arbor, who wanted to replace the cops with their own “people’s peace […]

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio suspected of misusing up to $80 million

I had wanted to write about something different tonight, but it looks as though tough-guy Republican sheriff Joe Arpaio may be getting ready to serve some time in pink boxer shorts alongside the illegal aliens he’s so fond of rounding up in front of TV cameras. Here’s a clip from Talking Points Memo: Joe Arpaio, […]

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Sex and Riots in Ann Arbor

The Ann Arbor Chronicle has an interesting historical piece today on the June 1969 youth riots that took place in Ann Arbor. The incredibly detailed article, which includes some great photos as well, was written by a fellow named Alan Glenn, who is currently at work on a documentary about Ann Arbor in the ’60s. […]

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