Stephanie Salter

Former San Francisco Chronicle columnist Stepahine Salter now writes for the Terre Haute, IN Tribune-Star

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Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 10:24am
Where Have All the Protest Songs Gone?
A telling moment came during the annual Eugene V. Debs award banquet late last month, when the career protest singer and songwriter, Anne Feeney, implored a huge Hulman Center audience to join her for the refrain of “We Shall Not Be Moved.” An anemic murmur came in response, building only slightly on each repetition.
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Wednesday, October 17, 2001 - 8:37am
Afghanistan: We Didn't Have To Do This
AS LONG AS WE STILL HAVE IT, I'm going to make the most of the First Amendment: What we are doing in, above, and to Afghanistan is short-sighted, counterproductive and immoral. That I am among a mere 6 or 10 percent of Americans (depending on the poll) who feel this way hurts my heart. The amount of nonthink, or flat-out denial, that is required to support Operation Enduring Freedom is painful to contemplate. Sending thousands of kids -- "our brave men and women in uniform" -- to risk their lives for it is unbearable.
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