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Monday, 02 February 2009

APC Blog for February 3, 2009

Speak Up! Media Skills for the Empowered Sex Worker:  a day-long seminar offered by the New York-based organization Sex Work Awareness (SWA). 

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 biteCheck it out.  


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Tuesday, 27 January 2009

Sunday, 25 January 2009

APC blog post for January 26, 2009

Robert Pollin and Naomi Klein debate Klein's call for boycott/divestment campaign against Israel. 

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
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Tuesday, 20 January 2009

21 Jan 2009

Monthly Review quotes Obama, Clinton, Nadler and others on Israel — The Democrats on Israel: A Brief Oral History.

AFL-CIO & Change To Win: together again. Labor Notes contest to rename the federation.

Tariq Ali video on Gaza massacres.

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Sunday, 18 January 2009

n+1's Rudolph Delson on past inaugural poets and Obama's choice, Elizabeth Alexander: "She is a poet who, this Tuesday, will earnestly attempt to do something that may well be beyond her talents."

"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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October: Art | Theory | Criticism | Politics

Publisher
The MIT Press
Publisher Email
Publisher URL
Editors
George Baker, Leah Dickerman, Yve-Alain Bois, Benjamin Buchloh, Hal Foster, Denis Hollier, Mignon Nixon, Malcom Turvey
Circulation Region
international
Listed Since
1976
ISSN
0162-2870
OCLC
2576782
Readership
Researchers interested in cultural criticism and aesthetics
Reviewed In
  • Choice 31 (July 1994): 1683.
  • Library Journal 120 (January 1995): 144.
  • Times Literary Supplement (November 24, 1995): 25.

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