The Nation Guide to the Nation

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Vintage Books, 2008 - History - 384 pages
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The essential lifestyle guide for the millions of progressives on both coasts, The Nation Guide to The Nation will help left-of-center types find left-leaning shops, cultural institutions, and gathering places in their own hometowns and on the road.

CULTURAL: Art collectives / activist documentaries / political circuses / film festivals / writers' colonies / left-brained bookstores / arts advocacy groups / indie book publishers / the 25 greatest political movies / detective stories for liberals

SOCIAL: Organic and slow food restaurants / political saloons and bars / bookshop caf s and conversational coffeehouses / sexy singles meet-ups / reading clubs and discussion groups / camps for radical kids / parades and festivals / parks and preserves

ENVIRONMENTAL: Activist groups / monkey wrenchers and sea shepherds / eco-friendly products / favorite green markets / super co-ops / eco-tourism / farm communes / energy solutions

ORGANIZATIONS: Peace and anti-nuclear / feminist / GLBT / economic policy / immigrant rights / labor issues / campaign finance reform / civil liberties / radical mouthpieces / liberal think tanks

MEDIA: Left-talk radio / press watchdogs / anti-corporate media / regional and local papers / alternative weeklies / a guide to the blogosphere

GOODS AND SERVICES: Natural food stores / no-sweat clothing / socially conscious mutual funds / political tours / eco-beers and hemp pretzels / funeral homes and cemeteries (for a green send-off!)
 

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Contents

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TH E M US I SCENE 97 M E1 I A Mi NITORS 145
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News
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Wobbly Anthems 107 Resources
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Talk Talk Talk
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As ES
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Fake News Beat 136 A CTION it A NIZAii NS
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U R EARTH U R RI HTS 231 SERVICES
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LEFT H ERITA E TRA II
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F I 259 Coffee and ſea Shops
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PLA Es T ROW
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AcKNow LEDGMENTs
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Editor Richard Lingeman is the former longtime executive editor of The Nation and a biographer, historian, and satirist. Consulting editor Katrina vanden Heuvel is editor and publisher of The Nation. Consulting editor Victor Navasky is former editor and publisher emeritus of The Nation.

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