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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/>
Tuesday, 24 March 2009
New ideas for old institutions
"In writing Diet for a Small Planet, I learned one simple truth: Hunger is not caused by scarcity of food but scarcity of democracy." Frances Moore Lappe explores how Brazil's 4th largest city has recruited farmers to do something the US cities have yet to do: end hunger.
New thoughts on the death of the print industry…
In These Time's Jeremy Gantz evaluates the coverage of the crisis in print journalism and highlights Clay Shirky's recent piece as "the best meditation on the death of newspapers." Shirky argues: "When someone demands to know how we are going to replace newspapers, they are really demanding to be told that we are not living through a revolution. They are demanding to be told that old systems won’t break before [...]More
Sunday, 22 March 2009
Reading to start your week
Lucy Lippard, Mike Davis, Hakim Bey, oh my! Check out this Experimental Geography Reading List from Rhizome, a project of the New Museum
Quick labor news: CNA & SEIU have decided to make it work! Beyond the obvious implications for health care workers struggling for their rights, SEIU will join CNA to push single-payer health care (at the state level, at least).
Wednesday, 18 March 2009
APC Blog for March 19, 2009
In These Times on Blackwater's re-branding.
And following up on APC's Baby Blog earlier this month, some postings about mothers.
New Internationalist's March issue focuses on maternal mortality. The average lifetime risk for maternal mortality in the west is 1 in 8,000, compared with 1 in 450 in developing nations. Get more facts here and read why women are still dying in childbirth in the same numbers as decades ago here.
"Twittermoms" rally against Rihanna, Chris Brown, and Nickelodeon.
Sunday, 08 March 2009
Intereseting videos from women & great admissions from capitalists
Dollars & Sense blog: IMF Blames Crisis On Lack of Regulation
Monthly Review blogs interesting videos on the importance of women and the complexity of the Roma identity as well as from Aswat (Voices), [...]More
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
APC Blog on yoga in the classroom, Iran
For Peace blogs about Iranian vets meeting people from Hiroshima: I hope all people reading this blog will contact President Obama and their Members of Congress and encourage them to move away from confrontation and threats against Iran and to a commitment to resolve all our differences through diplomacy, negotiation and real respect for one another.
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.
- Utne Reader (July 2001): 102+.
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