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Before moving back, former Ypsilantian wants to know how the town has changed over the past 8 years

This past spring, I posted a note here from a guy in New York who was thinking of moving back to the area, and trying to decide between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. The ensuing conversation was awesome, but apparently we failed to convince said person that Ypsilanti was the right place for him and his […]

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The Untold History of Zines…. Robert Helms on Guinea Pig Zero

In an attempt to better document the American underground press, or at least the sharp, rusty sliver of it that infected me 20-some years ago, I’ve given myself the task of interviewing all of the zine folks that I respected back in the day, during the period which many of us still consider to be […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Kelly Weger and Bethany Schultz

While they’re not yet completely divested of Ypsilanti, Kelley Weger and Bethany Schultz are well on their way to being former residents of this town we’re all so fond of. What follows is their official exit interview. MARK: What were the circumstances around your first coming to Ypsilanti? KELLY: I came to town for the […]

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Ypsi immigration interview: Sunny Smith and Michael McAtee

A few days ago, after posting an exit interview with my friend Josh, I mentioned that I needed to take a break from interviewing people who were leaving Ypsi for a while, and focus instead on interesting, new people moving into our community. Well, shortly after posting that, I received an email from a reader […]

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Bob Sloan on the new slavery of the American prison factory system

When I flew into Providence a few weeks ago, to attend the Netroots Nation conference, I caught a taxi from the airport to the hotel with a fellow by the name of Bob Sloan. Bob, like me, had won one of the Democracy for America scholarships, and we talked about our work as we made […]

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