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  • Music sampling

    Music sampling

    May 21, 2004

    Music reviewsMy Favorite DistractionCoral Egan (Justin Time, 2004) “My Favorite Distraction” is another strong effort by Canadian singer Coral Egan. Like her previous release, “Path of Least Resistance,” this talented performer displays a wide musical repertoire....

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  • Puncturing the myths of the New Economy

    Puncturing the myths of the New Economy

    May 21, 2004

    Book review After the New Economy By Doug Henwood New Press, 2003, Hardcover 269 pp., $24.95 During the 1990s, conventional wisdom said that the old rules of capitalism no longer applied. The New Economy made recession...

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  • Schoolhouse to jailhouse

    Schoolhouse to jailhouse

    May 21, 2004

    Opinion Fourteen-year-old Ricky was arrested by school police one Halloween and charged with a second-degree felony: “throwing a deadly missile.” While this sounds serious, Ricky’s “deadly missile” wasn’t made with dynamite or biotoxins, nor did it...

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  • A brutal prison culture

    A brutal prison culture

    May 21, 2004

    Opinion We have all seen the Abu Ghraib pictures, and steeled ourselves for worse to come. The brass are trying to fob this off as an aberration created by a few sadistic guards. Is this so?...

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  • Good public policy would put jobs before profits

    Good public policy would put jobs before profits

    May 21, 2004

    Opinion Allan Greenspan, Federal Reserve Board chair, has been talking to the U.S. Congress. Once more he has been explaining what the best ways are for U.S. capitalists to raise profits to higher levels. Profits are...

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