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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/>
Wednesday, 29 October 2008
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is in a crucial position to bring overdue attention to the violations and abuses that women’s human rights defenders face in the Americas, four rights organizations said today after a historic hearing raised these issues for the first time.
David W. Moore's new book, The Opinion Makers: public opinion polls are deliberately designed to NOT reveal what the American people are really thinking.More
Tuesday, 28 October 2008
The relationship between students and locals is fraught with long-held mistrust and resentment. Ex-student Jenny Nelson looks at the history of these often segregated communities, and meets some of the student activists who are trying to break that mold.
Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund:
McCain's health care plan is "worse for women."
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
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