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Draw Your Weapon!

“The Realist Cartoons” confirms humor as an essential tool for escaping the notion that our leaders are wise and benign stewards of justice.

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Remembering Lenny Bruce

The controversial comedian’s problem was that he wanted to talk onstage with the same freedom he had in his living room.

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Truthdigger of the Week: Danny Schechter

In a lifetime of media activism, the late journalist and human rights activist Danny Schechter was best known for his advocacy of public media and his work to inform the world of life under South Africa’s apartheid regime.

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Behind the Twinkie Defense

News this week that Hostess will be shutting its doors brings back memories of psychiatrist Martin Blinder testifying that on the night before Dan White killed San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, White “just sat there in front of the TV set, binging on Twinkies.” Another psychiatrist stated, “If not for the aggravating fact of junk food, the homicides might not have taken place.”

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Mr. Fish in Conversation With Paul Krassner: The Politics of Being a Smartass

Paul Krassner, the editor of what writer Terry Southern said was “the first American publication to really tell the truth,” has been called the father of the underground press. He has also been called a lousy motherfucker by his establishment detractors.

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