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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/>
Monday, 02 February 2009
APC Blog for February 3, 2009
Media groups file complaint against AT&T for discriminating against local channels. The Alliance for Community Media reports: ”AT&T’s treatment of PEG channels is inferior in virtually every way that matters to a viewer, preventing the public’s ability to easily access safety alerts, health information, town hall meetings, educational and other local programming.”
Briarpatch announces new newspaper: The Sasquatch: news with a bite. Check it out.
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Lindsay Beyerstein from the Media Consortium writes about the new US economic stimulus package funding birth control: "the idea that birth control coverage is less important than any other kind of healthcare spending is absurd. Reproductive rights activists pushed hard for the provision because they believe it would give more women access to family planning."More
Sunday, 25 January 2009
APC blog post for January 26, 2009
Chicago Teachers for Social Justice are organizing a protest against school closings for the January 28th School Board meeting. Find out more.
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting on the illusion of immigrant criminality:
In an environment "where Latinos are racially profiled and immigrants are dehumanized and persecuted as 'illegals' and 'criminal aliens,'" writes Justin Akers Chacon, co-author, with Mike Davis, of No One Is Illegal, "the hate-filled and the weak-minded will rally to the cause in their own violent way." He notes that attacks on Latinos have risen "in tandem with the intensification of the immigration debate," rising 35 percent between 2003 and 2006 (Ventura County Star, 3/27/08). Fictitious numbers on immigrant crime in the media have undoubtedly done their [...]More
Tuesday, 20 January 2009
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Sunday, 18 January 2009
"The Sachar report states that Muslims have not 'shared equally in the benefits' of India’s economic growth and are 'seriously lagging behind in terms of most of the human development indicators.'" On Indian politics and what the recent Mumbai attacks mean for Muslims in India.
"As the Obama administration begins with the closing of Guantanamo, the rejection of torture as policy and the appointment of Leon Pannetta as Director of the CIA, the Supreme Court has ruled to undermine the 'exclusionary rule,' used in U.S. criminal cases to eliminate evidence obtained by improper police conduct (unlawful searches and seizures, bureaucratic errors, etc.)"
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- Utne Reader (January 2003): 36.
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