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Thursday, 21 August 2008

Timothy Canova discusses the roots of the subprime crisis in the neoliberalism of the Clinton administration. Tariq Ali asks how long before Pakistan's military is back in power given its political history and US connections. Seumas Milne examines the conflict in Georgia in context of US and NATO expansion.More
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Wednesday, 20 August 2008

John McCain shows off his sense of humor while Barack Obama is possibly toying with a VP selection that will make Clinton supporters smile. 

Bush tells his own joke: Invading other countries is "unacceptable in the 21st century."

Students in Philadelphia learn how to reduce their carbon footprint by buying locally.  Track your carbon footprint here.More
From The APC Blog by meb on 20 Aug 2008Permalink

Monday, 18 August 2008

Do Compact Fluorescent (CFL) Light Bulbs Cause Headaches?

Prime time for intersectionality: reality shows America's Next Top Model and I Wanna Work for Diddy both have Black transwomen as competitors this cycle.
Laverne Cox wants to work for Diddy and have her complex identity recognized as "an opportunity for us to reconnect to that dream of liberation that doesn’t exclude but is about all oppressed people joining together to have a united voice, united in love and the possibility of deliverance"

Hipsters got you down? Theory and praxis.More
From The APC Blog by meb on 18 Aug 2008Permalink

Friday, 15 August 2008

As both candidates flip flop on energy policy, economists come out against offshore drilling.

You can watch all the handball you want but won't see any protests against China: Human Rights Watch reports on the censorship and harassment of foreign journalists at the Olympics.

"Once you immerse yourself in this fully air-conditioned mini-city, youalmost forget about the real city on the other side of the walls": New mega-mall opens in Dhaka Bangladesh.More
From The APC Blog by meb on 15 Aug 2008Permalink

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

In These Times'  Helen Benedict explores rape, misogyny, and the military

10 points for Slytherin.  Arabic translations of Harry Potter and other children's books have been banned in Israel.

Save our Starbucks?  Solidarity's response to the idea that the closing of hundres of Starbucks locations is something to protest, not celebrate.More
From The APC Blog by meb on 13 Aug 2008Permalink
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