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Stories by Dean Kuipers
Dean Kuipers is editor of LA CityBeat.
The Spirit of Tommy Chong
Posted on: Aug 14, 2006, Source: LA CityBeat
The world's funniest stoner talks about meditation, surviving prison, and his new book, 'The I Chong'
Soldiers Wage Battle Against War
Posted on: Jul 13, 2006, Source: LA CityBeat
The director of the new film 'Sir, No Sir!' speaks up about GI resistance to war -- and why it's absolutely essential now.
The Day Iraq's Music Died
Posted on: Jul 11, 2006, Source: LA CityBeat
Veteran Middle East reporter Hadani Ditmars talks about the demise of the Baghdad Philharmonic, why Iraqis love Beckett, and the death of the Iraqi love song.
Celebs Fail, An Urban Paradise Is Plowed Under
Posted on: Jun 15, 2006, Source: LA CityBeat
Despite help from Hollywood's progressive celebrities, L.A.'s biggest community garden is raided and bulldozed away.
Getting His War On
Posted on: Feb 17, 2006, Source: LA CityBeat
David Rees never wanted to be a political cartoonist, but then 9/11 revealed the ambivalent relationship to violence at the heart of American culture.
The End of Arnie's Days
Posted on: Nov 6, 2005, Source: LA CityBeat
Longtime Los Angeles politico Jackie Goldberg discusses Schwarzenegger's suicide strategy for Election Day and the corporate takeover of California.
The Strange, Seedy Case of Marc Emery
Posted on: Sep 25, 2005, Source: LA CityBeat
Facing life in a U.S. prison, the 'Prince of Pot' sparks an extradition war that could test the limits of the war on drugs -- and legalize pot in Canada at last.
Doctor No Way
Posted on: Jan 12, 2005, Source: LA CityBeat
A top doctor at a major drug testing company claims the newest prescription drugs can do better than medical marijuana.
The Pot Thickens
Posted on: Nov 16, 2004, Source: LA CityBeat
Drug policy reform activist Rob Kampia explains why the election was a breakthrough for marijuana legalization.
The Shadow Candidate
Posted on: Sep 1, 2003, Source: AlterNet
On the political spectrum, Arianna Huffington occupies what a colleague calls "a fourth dimension in political time and space." She appeals to progressives, but will her restless intellect sell her short?
Medical Pot Users Get Burnt
Posted on: Jul 1, 2003, Source: LA CityBeat
John Ashcroft's all-out war on pot is creating a crisis among state's rights advocates and a backlash that includes even conservative Republicans.
Less Than Zero: The New Age of Intolerance
Posted on: Jul 17, 2001, Source: LA Weekly
Zero tolerance laws punish ordinary people for ordinary mistakes with draconian consequences.
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