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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, 24 October 2008
Is Galviston the new New Orleans? The Indypendent exposes gentrification after Houston's Hurricane Ike.
Women and the economy: Hip Mama links to reports on gender and the economy, and how economic problems effect women.
Wednesday, 22 October 2008
Racewire has two interesting videos regarding race & the McCain campaign:
Irwin Tang discusses his new book, Gook: John McCain’s Racism and Why It Matters.
McCain's Muslim supporters confront Islamophobic republicans hawking anti-Obama bumper stickers at a rally
Monday, 20 October 2008
Ayers = Keeting? Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting investigates Obama and McCain's attempts to smear each other.
Eve Ensler, best known for having written "The Vagina Monolgues," is seeking to put an end to the worst rape problem in the world— the Congo. Ensler deems the phenomenon "femicide": "'I have spent the past 10 years of my life in the rape mines of the world,' she said. 'But I have never seen anything like this.'" The playwright is [...]More
Thursday, 16 October 2008
Palin and Clinton can be differentiated based on their respective relationships with castration. The phallus is symbolically removed by the Law that orders the mother, through the intermediary of the child, not to give it to herself. Palin exalts the complete power of a mother who swallows her children and who effectuates a denial of the Law's prevalence. Clinton, meanwhile, remains stuck in a stage that precedes the feminization of society. She wants to compete with men. She occupies a classic feminist position: She holds herself up as being worthier than a man to carry the phallic signifier. Her activity is limited to struggling for a place within the same structure. Palin, though, no longer imitates men. She carries out a post-feminist maneuver in which gender confrontation no longer exists—we are no longer fighting the war between the sexes.
Tuesday, 14 October 2008
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