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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why Lance Armstrong Will Survive

Lance Armstrong graphic by James Retherford / The Rag Blog.Why Lance Armstrong willsurvive ’60 Minutes’ and the feds Armstrong doesn’t just have defenders. He has, in the legions of cancer survivors across our toxic nation, an army. By Dave Zirin … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Why Lance Armstrong Will Survive

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SPORT / Dave Zirin : Taking Back the Dodgers

Dodgers Stadium. Image from Seitivinsfa.One, two, many Green Bays…Taking back the Los Angeles Dodgers By Dave Zirin /The Rag Blog / April 27, 2011 On Friday, I wrote a piece for the Los Angeles Times that put forward a common-sense … finish reading SPORT / Dave Zirin : Taking Back the Dodgers

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Stefan Wray : Austin Formula One is Shrouded in Secrecy

Formula One’s Tavo Hellmund is shown pulling the strings on State Comptroller Susan Combs and State Senator Kirk Watson. Graphic by Ted Wilson / The Rag Blog.Formula One:Shrouded in secrecyWith no public involvement By Stefan Wray / The Rag Blog … finish reading Stefan Wray : Austin Formula One is Shrouded in Secrecy

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Mack Royal : Darrell and Edith

Darrell and Edith By Mack Royal / The Rag Blog / April 12, 2010 Tornado Alley is something that is pretty easy to define. It’s where tornadoes are most likely to occur. The Bible Belt, on the other hand, is … finish reading Mack Royal : Darrell and Edith

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SPORT / Earl From the Grave : Tiger and the Nike Ad

The Nike ad: Tiger the Brand finally conquers Tiger the Man By Dave Zirin / April 9, 2010 Why is the new Nike ad with a downcast yet proudly resilient Tiger Woods hearing the voice of his dead father making … finish reading SPORT / Earl From the Grave : Tiger and the Nike Ad

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James Howard Kunstler : A Blue Christmas with Avatar and Tiger

Blue Christmas What is most amazing about Mr. Cameron’s holiday blockbuster is the explicit message that America is a society that deserves to be punished (and humiliated!) by others who manage their own relations with reality better than we do. … finish reading James Howard Kunstler : A Blue Christmas with Avatar and Tiger

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Worldwide Protests On Eve of China Olympics

Tibetans protest in India ahead of Olympics.Demonstrations ‘pressure Beijing over its rule of Tibet and heavily Muslim Xinjiang province, the arrests of dissidents, Internet censorship and concerns about Chinese foreign policy’August 8, 2008 PARIS – Police banned demonstrations outside the … finish reading Worldwide Protests On Eve of China Olympics

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Amnesty International : China Using Olympics As ‘Pretext’ For Crackdown

A Chinese paramilitary policeman tries to block photos being taken outside the Olympic Stadium. Photo by AFP.Repression of ‘human rights defenders, journalists and lawyers has intensified’ July 29, 2008 HONG KONG – China is using the Beijing Olympics as a … finish reading Amnesty International : China Using Olympics As ‘Pretext’ For Crackdown

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