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Reclaim Democracy

The way Sausalito designer Ruth Friend remembers it, her uneasiness began on September 11, 2001, when she watched the World Trade Center towers vaporize in an endless loop of fire, dust and smoke. She sensed that the worst was yet … Continue reading

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The Great Divide

2003 Oct 22 by Katy Butler Liberals in Marin are torn between pragmatic Dean or idealistic Kucinich. IT WAS AN UNLIKELY meeting between the American industrial heartland and coastal California. On a sunny Saturday morning in September, Congressman and presidential … Continue reading

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Why Liberals Lose: An Interview with George Lakoff

2003 Dec 24 By Katy Butler ONE EVENING IN THE summer of 1992, George Lakoff — a cognitive scientist at the University of California at Berkeley — was watching the Republican National Convention on television (“out of duty,” he says) … Continue reading

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Sacred Junk

2005 Mar 5 By Katy Butler Interview with artist David Best. ONE WINTER DAY FIVE years ago, junk artist David Best was rummaging inside a dumpster behind the B.C. Bones model dinosaur factory in Petaluma when he found a trove … Continue reading

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