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Pete Seeger. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dokwan/3785077774/">DoKwan</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Pete Seeger. Photo: DoKwan, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Admirers wrestle with how to honor Pete Seeger

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Plans abound to honor folk singer Pete Seeger months after the folk legend's death, with a few early events planned on what would have been his 95th birthday on Saturday. But trying to honor a hardcore egalitarian like Seeger raises some questions.

How do you single out a singer who revered the masses? Is it OK to bestow honors on Seeger that he declined during his life?  Go to full article

Wanting more change on this Independence Day

On this first Independence Day of the Obama years, liberals may be feeling a sense of pride and triumph. A lot has changed since a year ago, and most of the changes are to their liking. But commentator Paul Willcott, a self-described "big government, tax-and-spend liberal" wants more: from the right, the left, and the in-between. Paul Willcott divides his time between new York City and Saranac lake.  Go to full article

A Tribute to Folksinger Pete Seeger on His 85th Birthday

Folksinger and activist Pete Seeger is 85 today--a lot of years and a lot of music and dedication to causes near and far. Adirondack folksinger Dan Berggren has this tribute.  Go to full article

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