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C’mon down! It’s our late-summer County Fair issue of the Lowdown—a mix of Blue Ribbon political/economic/social progress, some hog stuff from corporate…
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A Tear-Jerker About the Housing Saga of Some Rich JerksThe “old homeplace” is a classic theme of Americana, expressed in everything from Norman Rockwell paintings to Woody Guthrie’s powerful folk lament, “I…
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Good News: Small Groups Can Defeat Corporate GiantsListen now (2 min) | From corporate polluters to political bosses, power elites try to create a myth of inevitability, trying to make workaday people…
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