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Monday, 20 October 2008

With so much coverage on bankers and CEOs struggling (?) through the economic crisis, Working Life turns its attention to day laborers and the economic crisis: "Two years ago, when the economy was booming and home-building was thriving, many of these same laborers were working every day. Now, they are lucky if they work twice a week, many of them say. Their lives have become a test of wits, patience and hope."

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
From The APC Blog by mld on 20 Oct 2008Permalink

Thursday, 16 October 2008

Latin American Studies Association hopes Obama will embrace the opportunity to inaugurate a new period of hemispheric understanding and collaboration for the common welfare.

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.
Tülay Umay and Jean-Claude Paye at [...]More
From The APC Blog by meb on 16 Oct 2008Permalink

Tuesday, 14 October 2008

Friday, 10 October 2008

Chicago sheriff won't evict another person from a foreclosed home: "Since the federal government’s plan to rescue the country seems to ignore homeowners, at least one man, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, has decided he will start policing with his own kind of justice."

ACORN under attack for voter fraud… but is it justified?

Microfinance projects come home: Jewish Funds for Justice to offer micro-loans to New Orleans small businesses.

From The APC Blog by mld on 10 Oct 2008Permalink

Thursday, 09 October 2008

Wal-Mart volunteers: teenagers in Mexico work without pay

Institute for Policy Studies shows where to find $900 billion from Wall Street SpeculatorsMore
From The APC Blog by meb on 09 Oct 2008Permalink
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