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Where Have All the Ramparts Gone?

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Posted on Oct 22, 2009

Peter Richardson’s new book about the groundbreaking Ramparts Magazine says the rag changed America. Truthdig arts and culture editor Kasia Anderson asks the author and former Ramparts Editor Robert Scheer, Truthdig’s editor-in-chief, why its impact isn’t better remembered, and what will take its place.

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By gramsci, February 10, 2010 at 2:22 pm Link to this comment
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(i’m trying to catch up on some of the great podcasts I havent had time for, sadly..  in response to the question this episode poses, perhaps there’s tons of them, or at least sites/podcasts presenting Ramparts-like gems within, but it’s all so immensely dispersed, that it could really use a print pub like a new Ramparts to galvanize these progressives nationally?)

I’m grabbing this, and looking forward to hearing Robert on his home turf as I enjoy his kicking of butt on KCRW regularly..  hopefully will remember to return here with a huge “blogroll” in answer to the posed question.. quite an undertaking, just to compile
my own bookmarks!

In answer to Vicki, one skillful author on things 911 makes the case that he’s long since dead:
(give a listen)

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By Vicki Norvell, December 2, 2009 at 5:52 pm Link to this comment
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If Bin Laden isn’t in Afghanistan, why are we there???

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By wayne wagley, October 22, 2009 at 5:39 pm Link to this comment
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I am very glad there are journalists such as Robert
Sheer left in the world.  Thank you Bob.

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