By On the occasion of our 20th anniversary
By Gustavo Arellano
By R. Scott Moxley
By Alfonso Delgado
By Courtney Hamilton
By Joel Beers
By Peter Maguire
By Charles Lam
WHEN IN DOUBT, SPEND AND THEN BORROW
Do yourself and your neighbors a favor: Vote no on all of the May 18 state ballot propositions. The measures are a hodgepodge of illogic and outright lies. If you doubt me, read the text of the arguments. (Take three Excedrin first.) Does anyone, besides actor/Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger or the Democratic legislature, really believe passage of the government-sponsored propositions will save taxpayer money by massively increasing our multibillion-dollar debt to Wall Street investment firms?
Looking for a summer 2009 beach book? Go no further than Zachary Mexico’s new paperback, China Underground. Sorry, Mao. There’s no stale Ministry of Propaganda crap here. Indeed, Mexico—a NYC musician—shares 16 well-written stories about the youthful, nonconformist characters he met, befriended and partied with in clubs all over China.