Stories by Dean Kuipers

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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'

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2004, Source: LA CityBeat

Drug policy reform activist Rob Kampia explains why the election was a breakthrough for marijuana legalization.

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?

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.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2001, Source: LA Weekly

Zero tolerance laws punish ordinary people for ordinary mistakes with draconian consequences.