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The Alternative Press Center

The Alternative Press Center (APC) is a non-profit collective dedicated to providing access to and increasing public awareness of the alternative press. Founded in 1969, it remains one of the oldest self-sustaining alternative media institutions in the United States. For more than a quarter of a century, the Alternative Press Index has been recognized as a leading guide to the alternative press in the United States and around the world.

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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

Wednesday, 17 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
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Union Democracy Review

Association for Union Democracy
Publisher URL
Herman Benson
Total Circulation
Circulation Region
national, international
Listed Since
Union officials and members, student labor activists, and others in the labor movement interested in union democracy
Reviewed In
  • LaGuardia, Cheryl, Bill Katz and Linda Sternberg Katz. Magazines for Libraries, 12th ed. New Providence, NJ: Bowker, 2003.

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