July 03, 2002

An interesting article in the Village Voice about people in Northampton, Mass who are organizing against the USA PATRIOT act.

ABC News: Eight Cities in Patriot Act Revolt

The Northampton group has a web site which might help to "Make your city or town a Civil Liberties Safe Zone".

Rep. Bernie Sanders (I - VT): Congress Cannot Ignore Corporate Control of the Media.

(But I bet they will.)

In a similar vein, the New Democratic Party (NDP) is making noise about media concentration here in Canada. (But it doesn't appear that the media are covering it.)

NYRB: What else is news?. Russell Baker reviews five books about contemporary journalism.

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