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Crossword: Not so full of it, are we?

Seriously, cut it out
Seriously, cut it out
By MATT JONES  |  May 21, 2010

Radical night out in Portland

“People are upset about Guantánamo and Abu Ghraib,” Noam Chomsky told 750 people packed into the Woodfords Congregational Church last Saturday night, “but if you’re concerned about human rights, take a walk into a maximum-security prison.”
 Activism Optimism
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  April 30, 2010
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Wizards and masterpieces

At “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” at the Museum of Science, when a robed attendant places the sorting hat on a visitor’s head and soon after a door whooshes open to reveal the Hogwarts Express, you find yourself filled with the kind of giddy expectation
Harry Potter at the Museum of Science, and another look at the Rose
By GREG COOK  |  November 06, 2009
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Sex, Drugs, Rock and Peace

It is a nation of alienated young people. We carry it around with us as a state of mind in the same way the Sioux Indians carried the Sioux nation around with them. It's a nation dedicated to cooperation versus competition, to the idea that people shoul
How Abbie Hoffman politicized Woodstock – and changed America
By AL GIORDANO  |  July 24, 2009
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Will Brandeis sell out the Rose?

Will Brandeis take the money and run?
As the clock ticks down, the world-renowned museum confronts the art of survival
By GREG COOK  |  May 15, 2009
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Back to the barricades

In the fall of 2005, when the artist and curator Mark Tribe began teaching at Brown University, he was struck by how little protest there was on campus at a time of war.  
Can reenacting Vietnam-era protests help us rethink Iraq?
By GREG COOK  |  October 15, 2008


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Chicago 10

Some of the lead participants in the farce leave lasting impressions, not least the antic prankster Abbie Hoffman, voiced by Hank Azaria.
A motion-capture cartoon with an anachronistic soundtrack
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 27, 2008
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Defending the universally loathed

Forsaken entities deserve a second chance.
The Phoenix looks with loving eyes at some of the worst people, places, and things in the world — and gives them a big hug
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 14, 2008
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Observing Global Orgasm Day

Sure, everyone looks forward to winter solstice because we know that after weeks of dreary darkness, they days will get longer and brighter.
Show you care
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  December 20, 2006
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For Pete’s sake

It’s been 24 years since the Who released a studio album. Townshend’s follies: Pete's pet projects. By James Parker.
The return of the mighty Who
By JAMES PARKER  |  October 25, 2006