Tag Archives: DC

Marking the first day of the Trump administration with Debbie Dingell and Gretchen Whitmer, firsthand accounts of the DC, Lansing and Ypsilanti women’s marches, and a discussion about the role of community-based art in improving society… on this weekend’s edition of the Saturday Six Pack

This weekend’s episode of the Saturday Six Pack, our first under the Trump administration, will be told in two parts. First, we will be talking with people on the ground in D.C., and elsewhere, about the response to the Trump inauguration, with special emphasis on how women are standing up and letting it be known […]

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Dischord’s Ian MacKaye on touring as a family, building community, making the world a better place, and what he’s got in mind for Ypsilanti this Friday evening

I had the occasion this evening to speak with Ian MacKaye, the former frontman of Minor Threat and Fugazi, who will be visiting Ypsilanti this Friday evening to play an all-ages show at the Dreamland Theater alongside Amy Farina, in their heavy yet minimalist two-piece band

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Restoring Truthiness

It would appear, based on last night’s Colbert Report, that Stephen has not only heard about the groundswell of support for a Restoring Truthiness rally in DC in October, but that he’s actually considering it. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c

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Americans demand satirical response to Glenn Beck

Someone on Reddit had a brilliant idea today for a D.C. rally in response to the one Glenn Beck held this last weekend. Here it is: I’ve had a vision and I can’t shake it: Colbert needs to hold a satirical rally in DC. I was woken in the middle of the night by this […]

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Video surfaces of Glenn Beck’s 9/12 attack on America

You’ve seen the photos – now check out the video. If you can believe it, some of them can even speak! There is one good piece of news, though. According to Nate Silver, there’s no way 2 million people participated in this orgy of delusion at the Capitol, as some on the right are claiming… […]

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