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Monday, 26 January 2009

APC blog post for January 26, 2009

Robert Pollin and Naomi Klein debate Klein's call for boycott/divestment campaign against Israel. 

Chicago Teachers for Social Justice are organizing a protest against school closings for the January 28th School Board meeting.  Find out more.

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting on the illusion of immigrant criminality:
In an environment "where Latinos are racially profiled and immigrants are dehumanized and persecuted as 'illegals' and 'criminal aliens,'" writes Justin Akers Chacon, co-author, with Mike Davis, of No One Is Illegal, "the hate-filled and the weak-minded will rally to the cause in their own violent way." He notes that attacks on Latinos have risen "in tandem with the intensification of the immigration debate," rising 35 percent between 2003 and 2006 (Ventura County Star, 3/27/08). Fictitious numbers on immigrant crime in the media have undoubtedly done their [...]More
From The APC Blog by mld on 26 Jan 2009Permalink

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

21 Jan 2009

Monthly Review quotes Obama, Clinton, Nadler and others on Israel — The Democrats on Israel: A Brief Oral History.

AFL-CIO & Change To Win: together again. Labor Notes contest to rename the federation.

Tariq Ali video on Gaza massacres.

From The APC Blog by meb on 21 Jan 2009Permalink

Monday, 19 January 2009

n+1's Rudolph Delson on past inaugural poets and Obama's choice, Elizabeth Alexander: "She is a poet who, this Tuesday, will earnestly attempt to do something that may well be beyond her talents."

"The Sachar report states that Muslims have not 'shared equally in the benefits' of India‚Äôs economic growth and are 'seriously lagging behind in terms of most of the human development indicators.'"  On Indian politics and what the recent Mumbai attacks mean for Muslims in India

"As the Obama administration begins with the closing of Guantanamo, the rejection of torture as policy and the appointment of Leon Pannetta as Director of the CIA, the Supreme Court has ruled to undermine the 'exclusionary rule,' used in U.S. criminal cases to eliminate evidence obtained by improper police conduct (unlawful searches and seizures, bureaucratic errors, etc.)"

From The APC Blog by mld on 19 Jan 2009Permalink

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Want to recycle your old electronics?  Yes! offers these globally responsible resources

Abstinence porn: Bitch's Christine Seifert on the Twilight series. (Spoiler alert!)

From The APC Blog by mld on 13 Jan 2009Permalink

Tuesday, 06 January 2009

Articles on global economy, Gaza

Alain Gresh on the end of the Washington Consensus and a new Beijing Consensus. Uri Avnery on Israel's seige of Gaza. Stephen Zunes on United States's role in Hamas's rise to power.More
From The APC Blog by cda on 06 Jan 2009Permalink
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Mouth: Voice of the DisLabeled Nation

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Activists interested in disabled persons' rights
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  • Alternative Press Review 2 (Spring 1995): 73.
  • Alternative Press Review 7 (Spring 2002): 71.
  • LaGuardia, Cheryl, Bill Katz and Linda Sternberg Katz. Magazines for Libraries, 12th ed. New Providence, NJ: Bowker, 2003.
  • Small Press Review 31 (May 1999): 17.
  • Small Press Review 34 (January 2002): 15.
  • Utne Reader (July 1996): 118.
  • Utne Reader (March 2002): 88.
  • Workbook 21 (Summer 1996): 71-72.

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