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Friday, 29 August 2008

Police in Denver block anti-war protesters and attack CodePink activist.

Wall Street Journal's hard hitting report on VP pick Sarah Palin's… fitness routine? 

Sports activism?  In These Times interviews author Dave Zirin: " Zirin 'tackles' the notion shared by many left-wingers like author Noam Chomsky, who once observed that 'sports keeps people from worrying about things that matter to their lives that they might have some idea of doing something about.'"More
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Thursday, 28 August 2008

The Nation's Katha Pollitt on Michelle Obama: "It doesn't speak so well of the electorate, though, that Michelle Obamahas to hide her light of career-womanhood and, yes, African-Americanexperience under a great big bushel of bland middle-Americanfamily-values conformity."  Listen to there speech on RaceWire.org. 

USC Professor on men's media images: "Male stupidity is, in fact, a new form of machismo, and itcomes—perhaps not surprisingly—at a time when alternative masculinitieshave achieved some small measure of currency."

The people's convention?  Obama campaign ignores Iraq Veterans Against the War










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Wednesday, 27 August 2008

Tom Engelhardt discusses the insecurities created during the Bush administration. Kip Sullivan questions the proposals on health care coming from the AFLCIO. Marta Caravantes reports on the situation of the Raposa Serra do Sol indigenous reservation in Brazil.More
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Monday, 25 August 2008

Daniel Albert has a piece about public space, critical mass and class over at n+1 regarding the NYPD attack on a cyclist also commenting "were it not for YouTube justice (1.5 million views and counting), they'd likely have gotten away with it"  Link to the video, if you missed it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3C1ExDPjqA

Always classy at the the DNC, Anti-abortion activists claim abortion a greater evil than slavery (via racewire)More
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Friday, 22 August 2008

Katha Pollitt on John Edwards: "I suppose you could say he's done the nation a favor by further tarnishing that overrated and outdated brand."

Demand investigation of Army's cover-up of LaVena Johnson's murder
.  See the APC's blog from August 13 for more on violence against women in the military.

While millions of Americans are losing their homes, John McCain can't even count his. 

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Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research

Publisher
Black World Foundation
Publisher URL
Editors
Editor-in-Chief: Louis Chude-Sokei
Circulation Region
national
Listed Since
1969
ISSN
0006-4246
OCLC
1536543
Readership
Researchers and general readers interested in African American issues and race relations
Reviewed In
  • LaGuardia, Cheryl, Bill Katz and Linda Sternberg Katz. Magazines for Libraries, 12th ed. New Providence, NJ: Bowker, 2003.
  • Utne Reader (Sept 1991): 61.
  • Utne Reader (May-Jun 1990): 134-135.

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