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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/>
Sunday, 01 March 2009
Rebellion in Greece
Friday, 27 February 2009
News about the news
In Atlanta, Political Affairs reports on "a month-old online news service…called GONSO, founded by veteran corporate journalists, is tied to a controversial public relations firm, Alisias, which, among other things, has put a positive spin on the mass displacement of public housing residents and mass demolition of [Atlanta] public housing"
Defense Department reverses bans on photographs of returning war coffins, Informed Comment's Juan Cole explains the implications : "the American public saw a sanitized Iraq war, certainly compared to what was visible [...]More
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
As a young mother she [Bristol Palin] takes on adult responsibility. Conversely, lack of responsibility and self-regulation infantilizes adults … The produce department is stocked with misted bins laden with baby carrots, baby spinach, baby arugula, baby brussel sprouts. They should call the produce department "the nursery." — The Progressive's Kate Clinton
I was married at 15 and pregnant at 17. Unfortunately, that first baby died through lack of assistance. It was only on the third day of labour that the baby came into the world lifeless. At the end of my second pregnancy I ended up with fistula because no-one helped me during birth. — Mariama Boubacar, 25, from the west of Niger tells her story to New Internationalist.
Friday, 20 February 2009
US Campus Roundup
Editor of the ecosocialist journal Capitalism Nature Socialism, Joel Kovel fired from Bard for anti-Zionism.
Student occupation at New York University!
Wednesday, 18 February 2009
APC Blog for Wednesday, Februrary 16
White supremacists recruit military personnel for their access to firearms and weapons. The US military recruits white supremacists because standards have dropped due to increased needs. In These Times' Jacob Wheeler on skinheads in the army.
Would you like fries with that? Help Balkinization explore gender and happy meal toys by reporting [...]More
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