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Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Bitch's fate is in your hands:

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Hugo Chávez boots US ambassador from Caracas:

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Monday, 15 September 2008

Cosmetics as food-- Bitch article looks at food imagery in cosmetic advertising:  "And while advertisers exploit images of food to attract the hungry consumer’s wandering eye, pictures of impossibly thin and relentlessly airbrushed models peer out from every newsstand and billboard, reminding her of the virtues of this abstention. Is it any wonder that so many women are feeding their skin and hair with the same treats they regularly deny their stomachs?

Night of 1,000 Conversations: thousands gather across the US to discuss immigration and discrimination in America. 

Jon Stewart's coverage of the 2008 election is garnering him praise galore.   But who is paying attention to the "serious" media's coverageMore
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Friday, 12 September 2008

Serge Halimi on Barack Obama's politics. Naomi Klein asks "Where has Democratic Party hopeful Obama been on New Orleans?" Howard Zinn on the US need for rebellion.More
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The history of the Fannie Mae bailout, as narrated by The Band (via Dollars & Sense). Take a load off Fannie…

Jonathan Tasini, executive director of the Labor Research Association, writes how Congress could institute real reform after this bailout. More
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Historical Materialism: Research in Critical Marxist Theory

Sam Ashman, Paul Blackledge, Mark Bould, Sebastian Budgen, Matthew Caygill, Alejandro Col†s, Angela Dimitrakaki, Pablo Ghigliani, Jim Kincaid, Esther Leslie, Martin McIvor, China Miäville, Gonzalo Pozo, Paul Reynolds, Alfredo Saad-Filho, Guido Starosta
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Researchers interested in developing independent, critical Marxist analysis, historical materialism, and political economy

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