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Tuesday, 30 September 2008

"Crap.  Code Pink."  Anne Elizabeth Moore, embedded with Code Pink, discusses criticism of the group, their girly image, and their signature color.

Peace officers?  Or police officers?  City Limits discusses school safety in NYC. More
From The APC Blog by mld on 30 Sep 2008Permalink

Friday, 26 September 2008

Using women's bodies to sell animal rights: Bitch blogs in response to PETA's recent call for Ben and Jerry's to use breast milk in their ice cream.

Meet Ken Dunn, Chicago's greenest citizen.

In South Asia the economy booms while environmental destruction looms: photos from Dhaka, Bangladesh. More
From The APC Blog by mld on 26 Sep 2008Permalink

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Think you're registered to vote in Michigan?  Read this. 

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
From The APC Blog by mld on 24 Sep 2008Permalink

Monday, 22 September 2008

"Ladies and gentleman, you are under arrest"… mass arrests exposed in newly surfaced RNC video

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


From The APC Blog by meb on 22 Sep 2008Permalink

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Political Affairs is giving away books! Click here to read the fine print.

Earth First! has a comprehensive roundup of whose windows are being smashed and why.

Foreclose the vote: Republicans deny plans to obstruct voters by keeping track of those who lost their homes in the mortgage/financial crisis triggered by the Bush administration.More
From The APC Blog by meb on 18 Sep 2008Permalink
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