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Appealing to a Higher Authority We respond to the latest ruling in the Guardian's lawsuit against us. July 23, 2008

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News, Feature Bordering on Revolution: America's War on Mexicans Has Gone Too Far

Bordering on Revolution: America's War on Mexicans Has Gone Too Far

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia wasn't merely skeptical; he appeared contemptuous of the Justice Department's argument trying to stop Arizona's cops from deporting undocumented Mexicans. "But if, in fact, somebody who does not belong in this country is in Arizona,…
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News, The Snitch Updated: Where are Wikileaks' Media Friends?

Updated: Where are Wikileaks' Media Friends?

UPDATED: Read the Full story, "WikiLeaks Betrayed by Amazon, Visa, Mastercard---and Worst of All, the Media." Where are the First Amendment's establishment warriors as government-spooked businesses try to shut down Wikileaks? Hackers with computers, not hacks with press passes, have…
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News, Arizona and America Join Joe Arpaio in Rushing to Inquire: Are Your Papers in Order?

Arizona and America Join Joe Arpaio in Rushing to Inquire: Are Your Papers in Order?

Editor's note: Following publication of this article, U.S. District Judge Susan R. Bolton enjoined the state of Arizona from enacting key provisions of state Senate Bill 1070. Though the law’s most dangerous sections were put on pause, pending the outcome…
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Amongst Us

With Governor Jan Brewer's April 25 signature affixed to Senate Bill 1070, Arizona is poised to direct all law enforcement agencies to adopt Sheriff Joe Arpaio's policy of rounding up and incarcerating Mexicans and then shipping them back across…
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An Opportunity to Stand Up

Village Voice Media is underwriting the cost of the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona's forthcoming litigation against Senate Bill 1070, as well as two other immigration lawsuits. Senate Bill 1070 mandates that a police officer who has "reasonable suspicion"…
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Bay Guardian's latest brain vomit — and our response

Editor's note: From the moment SF Weekly published its first issue as a New Times publication in 1995, Bruce Brugmann, Tim Redmond, and their employees at the Bay Guardian made clear their intention to run us out of town. Brugmann…
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News, The Snitch Bay Guardian's Latest Brain Vomit -- And Our Response

Bay Guardian's Latest Brain Vomit -- And Our Response

Tim Redmond Editor's note: From the moment SF Weekly published its first issue as a New Times publication in 1995, Bruce Brugmann, Tim Redmond, and their employees at the Bay Guardian made clear their intention to run us out of…
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News, Feature Janet Napolitano’s Sorry Service in Arizona Makes Her a Terrible Choice for Homeland Security Secretary

Janet Napolitano’s Sorry Service in Arizona Makes Her a Terrible Choice for Homeland Security Secretary

Aware that J.D. Hayworth was poised to run against her, Governor Napolitano took a page from the anti-immigrant playbook and deployed the National Guard to Arizona's border with Mexico. Consorting with anti-immigrant enforcers, indulging rank opportunism, and adhering to failed…
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Appealing to a Higher Authority

On Friday, July 18, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Marla Miller, as expected, rejected arguments to overturn or modify the jury's verdict in the predatory pricing lawsuit filed by the San Francisco Bay Guardian against SF Weekly, the East Bay…
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The Loser's Circle

In August 2005, peeved that his paper hadn't won any awards from the East Bay Press Club, Brugmann launched a full frontal assault on the organization. Brugmann was particularly upset that the East Bay Express, a New Times/VVM paper, won…
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Hypocritical Mass

In the summer of 2005, Brugmann ran a series of ads railing against the fact that the Weekly had run advertising from the Clear Channel company, which booked music events in San Francisco. Among other things, Brugmann claimed, "Clear Channel…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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