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Warriors, Guns, and Money
An interview with author Ken Silverstein, whose new book, "Private Warriors," investigates where former cold war military and government workers are now. [09-11-00]
— Jason Vest, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

What I Saw At The Revolution
Protesters outside the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles were eager to voice their opinions in a wide range of issues; but was anyone eager to listen? [08-28-00]
— Ben Geman, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

murder.com
Last fall, the New Hampshire murder of Amy Boyer triggered a national debate on Internet crime. But was the Web really to blame for her death? [08-14-00]
— Chris Wright, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

No News is Bad News
The media whine about the no-news convention and miss the real story: The public's profound alienation from politics. [08-07-00]
— Dan Kennedy, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Free To Be The GOP
Despite the right-wing butt-kissing, the Bush-Cheney ticket marks the party's return to its roots: Big money and big business. [08-07-00]
— Seth Gitell, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

On Your Tail Lights
A novelist talks about writing psychological thrillers about stalking. [07-31-00]
— John Sedgwick, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Seek. Destroy. Enjoy.
Sometimes there's a fine line between sport and sideshow. Exhibit one: Demolition derby. [07-24-00]
— Andrew Weiner, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Party Crasher
Activists are getting civil disobedience and nonviolent direct-action training in Philadelphia in preparation for future rallies at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. [07-17-00]
— Ben Geman, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Boys to Men
Boston-based authors share their ideas about stopping violence among young males. [07-17-00]
— Michelle Chihara, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Just Say 'Nomar'
Nomar Garciaparra may seem like the most unlikely of hunks, but he is a big-time baseball crush, the kind this city has not had in a long, long time. [06-05-00]
— Leslie Robarge, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Casting About For Legitimacy
Even in Hollywood, a town where everyone wants a job, casting a low-budget indie short can be as difficult as paying the rent. [05-15-00]
— Dan Tobin, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

All Grown Up
Just a few days after Vermont enacted the first-of-its-kind gay-rights legislation, thousands decended on Washington for the first gay-rights march since 1993. [05-08-00]
— Dorie Clark, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Social Experiment
Vermont really is different. And that's why we aren't going to see gay marriage in any other state for years to come. [05-01-00]
— Neil Miller, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

From Russia With Lust
Two American expatriates are making a living in Russia publishing a biweekly newspaper that takes on everything from the Russian oligarchy to hack reporters to obnoxious capitalists. [05-01-00]
— Mike Miliard, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

My Time In Jail
Prison is claustrophobic, dangerous soul-destroying place -- but what's the food like? [04-24-00]
— Chris Wright, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

IMF Protests Prove Seattle Wasn't A Fluke
The World Bank protests prove that Seattle wasn't a fluke. [04-24-00]
— Ben Geman, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Too Much To Swallow?
Because of the stringent FDA guidelines, it's likely that the already lagging US will be one of the last nations to gain access to male contraceptives. [04-17-00]
— Audrey Schulman, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Playing The Kid Card
The story of Elián González has uncovered the enormous anxiety and ambivalence that many Americans feel about children. [04-17-00]
— Michael Bronski, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Who Would Bush Appoint to the Supreme Court?
Since two Supreme Court Justices will likely resign next term, our next pick for president will have a decisive hand in choosing fates of abortion, gay, and church-and-state issues. [04-10-00]
— Seth Gitell, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

Big Oil Eyes Rape of Arctic Wilderness
A bill now in Congress that would open up the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling has profound implications for oil-rich offshore New England reserves. [04-10-00]
— Rebecca Pollard, THE BOSTON PHOENIX

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