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 Looking at the American Dream

Looking at the American Dream

Matthew Thomas will discuss his debut novel “We are Not Ourselves” at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, at Laguna Beach Books, 1200 S. Coast Highway. Thomas charts the story of the American Century, particularly the promise of domestic bliss and economic prosperity that captured hearts and minds after World War II. This is now […]

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Protests Signify a Historic Shift

Protests Signify a Historic Shift

Editor,   David Vanderveen’s column comparing the Occupy movement to his own charmed life (“Occupy Laguna,” Nov. 11) is at best trivializing a historic shift in the American political discourse and at worst an exercise in narcissism.   David, you say it’s difficult to relate to the Occupiers of Wall Street when you live in […]