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Tuesday, 12 August 2008

Printers' Ball

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APC is going to the ball!

The Printers' Ball is an annual celebration of print literature in Chicago, hosted by Newcity, Poetry, and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

4th Annual Printers' Ball

Museum of Contemporary Art
220 East Chicago Avenue
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 5:30-10:00 PMMore
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Monday, 11 August 2008

The First Amendment and the Information Age: Jack Balkin introduces knowledge and information policy in the first of his The Future of Free Expression posts.

A huge new scientific experiment plans to go looking for tiny particles in the middle of India’s oldest Biosphere Reserve, moving mountains of rock and earth as it goes.

After the largest workplace immigration raid at a single site, children lose their fathers to the prison system and are left to be raised by mothers on house arrest. More
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Friday, 08 August 2008

As the Olympics start today in Beijing under much scrutiny, the Indypendent looks at how the Olympics have sparked change in the past.  Can this global event force China to change its stance on Tibet and human rights?

The other Olympic scandal: performance enhancing drugs.  Red Pepper's Cathal Sheerin documents the shameful history of steroid use, and the newest methods athletes use to get an edge. 

With Ashley Dupree back in the news (see our blog from July 24), $pread magazine takes on the media obsession with "high class" escortsMore
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Monday, 04 August 2008

Sunday, 03 August 2008

Tariq Ali discusses the reasons for the US and NATO's stalemate in the Afghanistan War, and the role of NGOs. Michael Klare looks at the Carter Doctrine which militarized the US's regular supplies of imported oil, arguing that it's time to demote petroleum and bring the troops home. Jim Stanford explains how risky financial speculation created a bubble that has now burst, arguing for the need to refocus attention on a real economy founded on the production of actual goods and services.More
From The APC Blog by meb on 03 Aug 2008Permalink
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