Gibson Amphitheatre, the mainstay mid-size concert venue at Universal City, will close its doors in September, according to its operator Live Nation Entertainment. As announced in December 2011, the 6,200-capacity amphitheatre is expected to be demolished to make way for The Wizarding World of Har ... More >>
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It's 9 p.m., March 5, and here's a banner from near the top of the L.A. Daily News'' Web site:When you click on it, the link brings you to an updated page from the next day, Wednesday, March 4, 11:23 a.m. This contains some important stories for today -- March 5. Such as a reader poll asking if Mann ... More >>
You've got to hand it to CNN.com for scheduling savvy -- on Saturday it tailgated an excerpt from the cable TV network's highbrowed GPS program with a flaming-car pursuit down Orange County freeways, taken from KABC. Colin Powell had just concluded a sober postmortem on the Republican party's 2008 p ... More >>
By now you know that Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama for president. He made it clear to Tom Brokaw during his appearance on Meet The Press to announce the endorsement that it wasn't an easy choice for him to turn away from 25 years of friendship and professional engagement with John McCain, a man ... More >>
Thanks, Tim Wise, whoever you are. White Privilege, White Entitlement and the 2008 Election By Tim Wise / BuzzFlash / 13 September 2008 [Tim Wise is the author of White Like Me (Soft Skull, 2005, revised 2008), and of Speaking Treason Fluently, published this month, also by Soft Skull.] For th ... More >>
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What not to war
David Hare’s sneer tactics play to the converted
Repetition in politics, news, big business and human suffering
Colin Powell won’t be around to annoy the reckless armchair generals
Confessions of a 'post-Negro'
How the U.S. and France let the smuggling prince get away to help the war on terror
On election eve, should Putin’s power be feared?
The latest presidential candidate arrives in shining armor
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Republicans not with them are now the enemy, too
The inner workings of the war-propaganda machine
The sins and omissions committed before the United Nations
The forced march to war
Poking holes in the case for war
I'm sorry Momma
Democrats clamber onto the tank on Iraq
A sobering firsthand view from Ramallah
Extreme Islam and Hatred of Capitalism
The L.A. case for al Qaeda
Should Otto make us laugh or cry?
Reexamining the U.S. failure to prepare for the battle against terror
It’s time for a real marshall plan
George Bush’s mighty campaign for a place in history
Political scientist David C. Rapoport on the history of terrorism
A Broadway hit and a pair of new plays