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February 3, 2007 Weblog:

The Auditor: Canus Superfundus

Matt Vincent of the Montana Standard has written a piece that is funny, sad and ironic as anything. Saturday morning reading at its finest.

Mongrel calls Berkeley Pit home for 16 years introduces us to the long term environmental catastrophe of open pit mining with an astounding honesty, permissible perhaps because in this story, it is a dreadlocked dog bearing the impact.

Incredible. Villages of people affected by these same phenomena, and only "The Auditor" gets special treatment.

January 31, 2007 Accounts

This Is What Media Looks Like

A positive agenda for media reform in the USA

January 31, 2007 Weblog:

Hillary Rodham Clinton

The New Yorker has something of a literate puff piece on Hillary Clinton qua politician. Here's a little insight into the mechanics of being a Democrat (or Liberal, or politician, really):

After the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a group of black students on campus were threatening a hunger strike if the Wellesley administration did not address their demands. It was the kind of situation in which, as a classmate recalled, “Hillary would step in and organize an outlet that would be acceptable on the Wellesley campus.

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January 15, 2007 Arts

Confessions of a Spam Crafter

A designer of "junk mail" reflects on the 2006 Art Center Design Conference

January 9, 2007 Weblog:

Greening the Reality Distortion Field

After 30 years, Steve Jobs still has the ability whip lot of people (well, journalists and geeks, anyway) into a frenzy of anticipation and speculation. The famed reality distortion field is stronger than ever. Why, I remember being a junior high kid compulsively reloading the MacWeek web site in a beta version of Mosaic on similar occasions. And "why?" is indeed the operative question. There's no rational reason to get riled up about this stuff, excepting perhaps that shiny things are neat. Oooh, shiny.

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January 7, 2007 Weblog:

Peacekeeping moves

According to the Times of London, the US is making a move to take over leadership of the UN's Peacekeeping forces. The report speculates that this is part of a strategy for getting US troops out of Iraq.

January 3, 2007 Weblog:

Gerald Ford

Here's Dana Carvey doing Tom Brokaw covering Gerald Ford's death in 1996.

November 8, 2006 Features

Grilled Cheese and War Crimes

grilled-cheese_fp.jpgChris Arsenault chats with an average 23-year-old who's hoping Canada won't send him back to the US to fight in a war he doesn't believe in.

US soldier who refuses assignment in Iraq claims refugee status in Canada

July 10, 2006 Arts

Listening To The New Museum

museum_fp.jpgPodcasts are changing the way we see and hear museums. Tim McSorley listens in.

Podcasts are changing the way we see and hear museums

March 30, 2006 Agriculture

Throwing Tomatoes

CIW_fp.jpgCarole Ferrari talks to the people at the bottom of McDonald's food chain and investigates a new campaign targeting the fast food giant.

Field workers in Florida target McDonalds buying policies

March 13, 2006 Business

Copyfight

copyfight_web_fp.jpgAs the corridors of power resound with debate about internet control, Becky Hogge champions the internet freedom movement.

Internet freedom comes of age

January 10, 2006 Arts

Please Remember Music

soa.musicians_fp.jpgThousands sing for revolution at the School of The Americas Protest in Fort Benning, Georgia. Carole Ferrari joins the chorus.

Song plays a central role at the School of the Americas Protest

November 22, 2005 Business

Reconstructing Disaster

bush_ally_fp.jpg Rob Maguire looks at who is benefitting from federal reconstruction contracts in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Profiteers and Pink Slips Ravage the Gulf Coast

November 1, 2005 Accounts

War Makes Terrorists

mainantiwar-fp.jpgCarey Jernigan marches for peace in Washington

Hundreds of thousands march for peace in D.C.

October 19, 2005 Accounts

Solidarity Soccer

minutemen-arretons_fp.jpg Shaughn McArthur follows Montréal's Solidarity Across Borders to the US-Canada border, where the Minutemen are now patrolling

Activists decry presence of Minutemen, demand open border

October 12, 2005 Health

EPA Proposes New Rules for Human Dosing Experiments

pesticide_fp.jpg Andrea Smith looks at criticisms of the EPA's new human testing regulations for pesticides as being riddled with "loopholes"

Critics argue too many loopholes remain

September 6, 2005 Opinion

Refugees and Citizens

houston2_fp.jpg Justin Podur asks what it means to be a refugee, and why the title is considered disparaging in the USA

September 3, 2005 Features

The Battle of New Orleans

nola1_fp.jpg In an extensive overview, Dru Oja Jay looks at the history of race and class iniquities that set the scene for the current tragedy.

Race, Class Disparity Set Stage for New Orleans Disaster

June 2, 2005 Accounts

Danger and Spectacular Opportunity

fascismsucksncmr_fp.jpg Over 2,500 media reformers and revolutionaries gathered in St. Louis to discuss ways to discuss strategy and alternatives. Steve Anderson reports.

The National Conference for Media Reform hosts a growing movement against corporate media in St. Louis

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