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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, 10 September 2008
The summer issue of the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender includes an article on the NCAA's treatment of pregnant women athletes: "By equating pregnancy with temporary disabilities, the comparative model focuses on the disabling rather than enabling physical features of pregnancy." The article also explores women you choose to hide their pregnancy or play through their pregnancy, and men who seek medical leave so that they can care for their children.
As McCain passes Obama in the polls, Political Affairs blogs about yet another problem with polling. More
Monday, 08 September 2008
Why Barack Obama will Lose on November 4, 2008, and What it Says about the State of our Nation: meritocracy means "rule by those with merit" and is a terrible mash-up of Latin
Friday, 05 September 2008
In response to a recent New Yorker article about India's devadasis (sacred prostitutes), $pread blogs about poverty and sex workers: "This article's author, William Dalrymple, seems to have an acutely poor grasp of the complexities of human life, especially when that life impoverished, and when that life is a woman's."
RaceWire blogger Kim Fellner questions the widespread (Left) distrust of Starbucks and adoration of the indy coffe shop. "[Indy coffee shops] appeal to those on the trendy, cutting edge and survive by exclusivity—by pleasing a small, loyal and financially privileged. Starbucks, on the other hand, [...]More
Wednesday, 03 September 2008
News from Alaska that doesn't involve babies, troopergate, or Ted Stevens! Rooflines blogs about Alaskan voters choice between protecting the mining industry (and their jobs) or protecting the environment.
Last week we blogged about the potential of sports as an arena for activism and resistance. Recently, RaceWire posted a great example of such.: the LPGA draws harsh criticism for its decision to ban players who don't speak English.
Monday, 01 September 2008
Happy Labor Day. Are industrial unions better than craft? More
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