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Wednesday, 17 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
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Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Balkiniziation blogs about the Anti-abortion movement's new strategy: fake science and insincere concern for women's mental health.  Despite claims pro-life claims, "non-biased studies reveal that the incidence of psychiatric illness after childbirth is orders of magnitude greater than after abortion."

Teenage pregnancy gets plenty of coverage in the media.  FAIR asks: with all that coverage, why is no one asking the right questions? 

Joe Biden: OMG have u seen the polls?
Hillary Clinton: LOL, i'm not worried.
Tonight, Biden and Clinton to chat online with women voters. 

From The APC Blog by meb on 17 Sep 2008Permalink

Monday, 15 September 2008

Bitch's fate is in your hands:

From The APC Blog by meb on 16 Sep 2008Permalink

Hugo Chávez boots US ambassador from Caracas:

From The APC Blog by meb on 16 Sep 2008Permalink

Sunday, 14 September 2008

Cosmetics as food-- Bitch article looks at food imagery in cosmetic advertising:  "And while advertisers exploit images of food to attract the hungry consumer’s wandering eye, pictures of impossibly thin and relentlessly airbrushed models peer out from every newsstand and billboard, reminding her of the virtues of this abstention. Is it any wonder that so many women are feeding their skin and hair with the same treats they regularly deny their stomachs?

Night of 1,000 Conversations: thousands gather across the US to discuss immigration and discrimination in America. 

Jon Stewart's coverage of the 2008 election is garnering him praise galore.   But who is paying attention to the "serious" media's coverageMore
From The APC Blog by meb on 15 Sep 2008Permalink
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