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  • Vol. 23, No. 30


  • N.C. socialists gather in Garner
  • N.C. socialists gather in Garner

    Members of the Socialist Party of North Carolina will meet July 29, bringing together in the Wake County town of Garner the South's only statewide chapter of a party that traces its roots back to the turn of the 20th century.






  • Purple haze

    Excuse me while I use a tortured analogy. In a rather spirited moment of debate in the doldrums of late last week, state Sen. David Weinstein said we've already got plenty of parties wrapped inside the Democrat and Republican camps.
  • Active 'Citizen'

    Citizen is the latest evolution of the Independent Weekly's presence on the Web. It's also at the top of our home page,, where it's updated every time Geary writes an entry.
  • The beast

    "It was some kind of an animal" was what my father would say about it. "Noise like nothing I'd ever heard before."
  • Cocktail napkin lament

    Writers have a unique problem when it comes to our occupation. Here's the scenario: You're at a cocktail party, church picnic, bris or any other place where strangers start talking to each other. The break-the-ice question is typically: "So, what do you do?"
  • Cheap shot

    I just read your article about the overcharging of Orange Correctional Center inmates for rides to work. It is generally a good article...


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  • Saturday, July 29
  • Saturday, July 29

    Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys play the Blue Bayou; Fayetteville Street reopens; Penguins march again at the Museum of Art
  • <i>The Road to Guant&aacute;namo</i>
  • The Road to Guantánamo

    Of the approximately 760 people who have been incarcerated at Guantánamo Bay as part of the so-called Global War on Terror, only 10 or so have been formally charged with crimes and none have been convicted.
  • Notes on <i>Nights</i>
  • Notes on Nights

    "Make with the funny": That's the mantra of Oak City Nights, a new comedic talk show that has called the Kings stage home every second Monday for the last four months.
  • Horseshoe turn: Raleigh board nixes nature

    I have to admit, it took awhile for me to register exactly why I was so bothered watching the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Greenways Advisory Board dismember the plan for Horseshoe Farm Park, a 146-acre tract on the Neuse River in North Raleigh.

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