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Big World

20 June 2005 How Clear Channel Programs America By Jeff Sharlet (Originally published in Harper’s, Dec., 2003) illustration for Harper’s by Brad Yeo On July 17, 2002, as a band called The Boils was preparing to play, seven men with badges, police officers and agents of Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections, walked into the basement...

You Say Satan, I say Seitan

You Say Satan, I Say Seitan 19 June 2005 Sharlet: Minor stir on the Godbeat around what can only be called a “human interest” story (it’s not really “news”) of the murder-by-crucixion of a Romanian nun by a priest and several other nuns, who say that the deceased was demonically possessed. Evidence: She argued with the...

Feeling the Hate

Feeling the Hate 13 June 2005 Chris Hedges has covered more wars than nearly any journalist alive. Now, he’s turning his attention toward America’s “culture war,” and he’s not optimistic about what he sees. “Since the reelection of George W. Bush in November,” he writes in “Feeling the Hate with the National Religious Broadcasters” in Harper’s, “the rhetoric on...

Sermons Most Peculiar

Sermons Most Peculiar 09 June 2005 The Revealer‘s been sluggish of late, but we’ve a revival in the works. This fall, The Revealer will be going bi-coastal, drawing the on the combined powers of NYU’s and USC’s graduate journalism programs. In the meantime, summer updates will be slightly less frequent, but we’ll be publishing some original work...