Issue: June 10, 2010

Culture of fear

Americans are soaking up the negativity and insanity oozing from politicians, Fox “News” and other outlets. CN&R contributor Jaime O’Neill explores just how far we’ve come since the McCarthy era—and in which direction we’re headed.

In other news: Butte County’s elections results are in; chickens in the Avenues?; Arts Devo has a date with Pine Mouth; and one writer rides along with a bicycle-powered music festival.