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The Untold History of Zines…. Jeff “Keffo” Kelly on TempSlave!

In an attempt to better document the sharp, rusty sliver of the American undrground press that worked its way through the protective coating of my heart 20-some years ago, I’ve given myself the task of interviewing all of the zine folks that I knew and loved back in the day. Today’s interview is with Jeff […]

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Ann Arbor vs. Madison

There were big turnouts in two midwestern college towns today. In one well over fifty thousand people turned out to protest the direction in which their state was headed. In the other, a few hundred gathered outside a bar in hopes of being cast in MTV’s The Real World. Can you guess which was Ann […]

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Wisconsin Republicans ram through union busting bill

Rachel Maddow, and a lot of other folks, were pronouncing last night that the Democrats in Wisconsin, after almost two weeks of protesting, had essentially won. Despite Governor Scott Walker’s insistence that he would not negotiate with Democrats on collective bargaining rights, it looked as though he was showing signs of breaking under the pressure […]

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Michael Moore in Madison yesterday – “America is not broke”

Say what you will about Michael Moore, he made a hell of a lot of sense in Madison yesterday. Here’s a quote: “America is not broke. Not by a long shot. The country is awash in wealth and cash. It’s just that it’s not in your hands. It has been transferred, in the greatest heist […]

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On the ground in Madison, fighting for the American middle class

All over the nation today, at noon, people held rallies in support of the men and women of Wisconsin’s public unions. The folks at MoveOn, who were helping with the logistics, where calling it “The Rally to Save the American Dream.” The photo accompanying this post comes from my friend Murph, who spent the afternoon […]

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