The New Reader-Powered Ashland Free Press
The Ashland Free Press is a reader-powered quarterly based in Ashland, Oregon. With the November - January issue, the magazine has a whole new look, with top-knotch graphics and a clean style that highlights some of the finest no-holds-barred journalism to be found anywhere.
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What's Inside the New Issue4 Editorial: Will write for Latte: Charles Carreon explains why it's not lonely at the top
6 The Last Empire: America’s Nostalgia for Armageddon: Lo-Fi Nikita explores America’s romance with nuclear weapons, and why the President said “an Angel still rides in the whirlwind.”
10 A Legend In His Own Mind: Michael Ruppert Soldiers On: Charles Carreon interviews Mike Ruppert, investigates the burglary of his office, and reviews Ruppert’s big 911 book.
12 The AFP Interviews 3 Local Progressive Candidates: Randy Dolinger, Eric Navickas and Muni Court candidate Judge Joe Charter speak for themselves.
14 Mt. Ashland At The Crossroads: Joshua Carreon covers both sides of a mountainous issue.
15 Art In The Hot Zone: The AFP visits Gathering Glass Studio
17 Funding Local Sweat Equity: Taylor Marks reports on RVCDC’s Affordable Housing Projects
17 Unvalue: Poetry by Michael Wear
18 No Good Deed Will Go Unpunished: The Mike Bianca Story: Charles Carreon on why Ashland traded a popular Police Chief for a real bad cop.
22 Burnt, Man: Carlos Ramone isn’t a fan of the Burning Man pyrofest
23 How To Have The Burning Man Experience In Your Own Home: Anonymous and indispensable
24 A Highly Improbable Production: Taylor Marks reviews the BBC version of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
26 Ayahuasca for The Masses: Charles Carreon explains how Congress and the Supreme Court view visionary religions.
27 Night: Poetry by Tom Brill
32 Nature Tripping: Poetry by Michael Wear
36 President Wolf: Lof-Fi Nikita on propaganda.
39 Werewolves In Ashland: Sumner Wellbourne’s fiction debut, chapters 1&2.
44 Free Speech Weathervane: Lo-Fi Nikita on The Tidings’ phony web comment board.
46 Mt. Ashland History & Photomontage: Mt. A in words and photos.
49 KSKQ Radio Schedule: Leslie Delorean spins the dial.
49 Craft, Meet, Swap, Groove: Winter events for fun and profit.