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What I saw at the Revolution

To signal the start of the 2nd Maine Militia’s final meeting, held recently in Parsonsfield, a small cannon was fired.
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By RICK WORMWOOD  |  October 23, 2009
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Co-dependent? The US and China

Action Speaks!, the panel discussion series at Providence art space AS220, continues its fall run with a conversation about the increasingly dependent relationship between the United States and China.
 Action Speaks!
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  October 16, 2009
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Avant-oompah!

Unexpected and improbable spontaneity is a trademark for What Cheer?, one of a number of groups that blend punk rock ethos with the mobility of marching bands  
Mixing old and new, Providence’s What Cheer? Brigade takes a stand against pre-fabricated culture
By IAN DONNIS  |  October 09, 2008
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Battle in Seattle

Like Paul Haggis’s Crash , the film mistakes stereotypes for archetypes, staging absurd coincidences with timely epiphanies so everyone can learn a lesson.
A docudrama that overcomes it's obvious flaws
By JASON O'BRYAN  |  September 23, 2008
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Cash-strapped government

Most people realize that the nasty economic news is getting nastier.
Plus, what to do about Russia, and Obama’s upcoming convention
By EDITORIAL  |  August 20, 2008
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Mao's ghost

When the 21st century is old enough to support a sense of historical perspective, the date 8/8/08 may well be more significant than 9/11.
The spirit of the chairman haunts the Beijing Olympics
By EDITORIAL  |  August 06, 2008


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Political beats

Don’t let the name fool you: producer/DJ Grey Filastine is a sophisticated and well-heeled sonic traveler.
Filastine’s activist groove
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  October 01, 2007

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By SARA DONNELLY  |  January 24, 2007
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It’s global class war

Written by a former Mainer, The Global Class War barely mentions Maine, but it explains what is happening economically in our state — as well as in the world.
And Maine is on the front line
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 06, 2006