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"An Unexpected Mortality Increase in the United States Follows Arrival of the Radioactive Plume From Fukushima: Is There A Correlation?" by Joseph Mangano and Janette Sherman Initial signs of the global health impact of the Fukushima disaster in the United States. <http://www.radiation.org/reading/pubs/HS42_1F.pdf> "North Korea's Justifiable Anger" by Stansfield Smith An anti-imperialist perspective on US conflict with North Korea. <http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/04/10/north-koreas-justifiable-anger/>
Friday, 27 February 2009
News about the news
In Atlanta, Political Affairs reports on "a month-old online news service…called GONSO, founded by veteran corporate journalists, is tied to a controversial public relations firm, Alisias, which, among other things, has put a positive spin on the mass displacement of public housing residents and mass demolition of [Atlanta] public housing"
Defense Department reverses bans on photographs of returning war coffins, Informed Comment's Juan Cole explains the implications : "the American public saw a sanitized Iraq war, certainly compared to what was visible [...]More
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
As a young mother she [Bristol Palin] takes on adult responsibility. Conversely, lack of responsibility and self-regulation infantilizes adults … The produce department is stocked with misted bins laden with baby carrots, baby spinach, baby arugula, baby brussel sprouts. They should call the produce department "the nursery." — The Progressive's Kate Clinton
I was married at 15 and pregnant at 17. Unfortunately, that first baby died through lack of assistance. It was only on the third day of labour that the baby came into the world lifeless. At the end of my second pregnancy I ended up with fistula because no-one helped me during birth. — Mariama Boubacar, 25, from the west of Niger tells her story to New Internationalist.
Friday, 20 February 2009
US Campus Roundup
Editor of the ecosocialist journal Capitalism Nature Socialism, Joel Kovel fired from Bard for anti-Zionism.
Student occupation at New York University!
Wednesday, 18 February 2009
APC Blog for Wednesday, Februrary 16
White supremacists recruit military personnel for their access to firearms and weapons. The US military recruits white supremacists because standards have dropped due to increased needs. In These Times' Jacob Wheeler on skinheads in the army.
Would you like fries with that? Help Balkinization explore gender and happy meal toys by reporting [...]More
Monday, 09 February 2009
Good stuff from n+1, Dissent and Dollars & Sense
Three weeks ago, as the world focused on the Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip, another massive campaign was moving ahead in northeastern Sri Lanka, pitting government forces against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Dissent has the story.
The Senate's version of the Stimulus Bill cuts women workers out in a serious way: Dollars & Sense blog.
Directory of periodicals
(A randomly-selected entry from the hundreds of titles in our Annotations directory.) More...
- LaGuardia, Cheryl, Bill Katz and Linda Sternberg Katz. Magazines for Libraries, 12th ed. New Providence, NJ: Bowker, 2003.
- New Statesman & Society 8 (January 27, 1995): 40.
- New Statesman & Society 9 (March 15, 1996): 40.
- Observer (London) (Sept 8 2002): 19.
- Observer (January 31, 1999): 14.
- Observer (May 25, 1997): 18.
- Sulfur (Spring 1995): 217.
- Times Higher Educational Supplement (October 21, 1994): 32.
- Utne Reader (July 1996): 118.
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