XClose
APC : http://www.altpress.org

The APC Blog

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
From The APC Blog by meb on 29 Aug 2008Permalink

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










More
From The APC Blog by meb on 28 Aug 2008Permalink

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
From The APC Blog by meb on 27 Aug 2008Permalink

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
From The APC Blog by meb on 25 Aug 2008Permalink

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on John Edwards: "I suppose you could say he's done the nation a favor by further tarnishing that overrated and outdated brand."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

 More
From The APC Blog by meb on 22 Aug 2008Permalink
some rightsThis work licensed under a Creative Commons license
 
 

This site made manifest by Manifesto software

Page executed in 0.074337005615234 seconds.
Loaded 186 classes from 1 of 2 total class files. Read 1 objects from the database. Served 1 items from the cache.
Queries - count: 1 select: 1 update: 1