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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, 30 September 2008
Clergy Coalition for School Funding Reform (CCSFR) staged a 2 day boycott in September to kick off the school year. Busing CPS students from the Chicago southside to register at New Trier High School in an affluent northern suburb, CCSFR illuminated inequalities from the property tax school funding structure that leaves $10,000 dollars per year to educate a CPS student while each New Trier student is allocated $17,000 worth of resources.
Tonight, CCSFR takes the struggle to win more funding for schools to Wrigley Field for the Chicago Cubs' first playoff game in what could be their first world series championship in 100 years. More info on their website [...]More
Monday, 29 September 2008
Thursday, 25 September 2008
Meet Ken Dunn, Chicago's greenest citizen.
In South Asia the economy booms while environmental destruction looms: photos from Dhaka, Bangladesh. More
Tuesday, 23 September 2008
In These Times editors and contributors pick their top choices for a progressive presidential cabinet.
In a groundbreaking decision, a DC federal court ruled that discriminating against someone for changing genders is sex discrimination under federal law.
"In reaching its decision, the court ruled: 'The evidence established that the Library was enthusiastic about hiring David Schroer – until she disclosed her transsexuality. The Library revoked the offer when it learned that a man named David intended to become, legally, culturally, and physically, a woman named Diane. This was discrimination ‘because of . . . sex.’”
Public access channels unaccessible? US House to ask FCC to examine treatment of public access, educational, and government television stations by AT&T and other cable operators. [...]More
Sunday, 21 September 2008
And for fun, today:
Top 5 Totally Reasonable Explanations for McCain's Zapatero Statement (The Nation lets us know what's McCain got against Spain?)
10 Ways in Which the “Selichot Season” Concert of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra Differs From a Concert Anywhere Else in the World
Directory of periodicals
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