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Union and third party leaders not fighting, not present

Local activity that should be of keen interest to leaders in the Green Party and AFL-CIO is instead being ignored by them.

Cross posted from Pruning Shears. Read below the fold...

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Blogosphere memory hole thread

[I would like an answer to this, so I'm stickying it. In separating those who called it right from those who got it wrong, "they have no place to go" is an important moment. But I can't remember the moment! And I'm not 100% sure it's Rahm, either. --lambert]
Corrente's tag line for the last few yeas has been "If you have 'no place to go,' come here!" It was taken from a Rahm Emanuel quote that the Obama administration could ignore progressives because they didn't have any alternative to the Democrats.

I emailed lambert yesterday asking for the originating link for the quote. He couldn't find it. So I tried to track it down. No dice. Lots of references to it, but none that linked to an original news report to that effect. It just seems to be out there now, something liberals know about but that has become detached from its source. Read below the fold...

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Streaming services: not cannibalizing CD sales, not killing music

Music streaming is the Internet version of radio, not thievery - and getting rid of it will make it harder for new artists to get exposure.

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Van Morrison - Crazy Jane On God

Crazy Jane On God by Van Morrison on Grooveshark

I still have Van on the brain from last week. I could cheerfully turn this series into Sunday Morning Morrison and have years of songs I love queued up. I hope you appreciate my restraint. (The song is from The Philosopher's Stone, but Grooveshark seemed to have trouble with that.) Read below the fold...

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On supporting the Naked Capitalism fundraiser

Reasons to support one of the most important economics blogs.

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Fairport Convention - Meet on the Ledge

Meet on the Ledge by Fairport Convention on Grooveshark

More from the album, bonus Richard Thompson, and a comparative listening exercise below the fold. Read below the fold...

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Los News - Stupid! It's All A Lie

Stupid! It's All A Lie by Los News on Grooveshark

You can download their album Automedication for free here, and it is better than the vast, vast majority of albums that cost money. Read below the fold...

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Coming Saturday, October 12th: Music for the Mountains 2

A concert to raise awareness on mountaintop removal coal mining.

Cross posted from Pruning Shears. Read below the fold...

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The incredible shrinking Internet

Large Internet Service Providers are looking to further degrade an already bad online experience for American consumers.

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Pete Townshend - Let's See Action

Let's See Action by Pete Townshend on Grooveshark

Bonus Pete below the fold. Read below the fold...

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