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Jan 31, 2013 - Issue 502
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In This Issue
Violence Begets Violence in America
More guns will make us all safer, right?
Guns for Teachers
By Mark Hurwitt, Brooklyn NY
Killing For A Promotion:
Military Women Now Able To Serve In Combat
Women having the opportunity to die in U.S. endless wars is not my idea for a big celebration - especially when one out of three women soldiers are sexually assaulted.
If You Can’t Win Fair and Square, Cheat
By Larry Matthews
Voters in November were legalizing same-sex marriage and marijuana while Republicans were trying, in their own clumsy way, to justify rape and take away the right to birth control. What could be more off the mark?
Meets Islamic Fundamentalism…
and the People Suffer
Mali, a country rich in natural resources, including gold and uranium, has remained important to global capitalism.
China: More Than a Country
Of Millions of Low Wage Workers
China does not seem to be uncomfortable with so many abjectly poor workers, because it attracts investment from transnational corporations from the rich countries.
Camaraderie Does NOT Build Real Community
I am sure that this President was struck with the thought that the video might “come back to haunt him” in a future round of partisan false mislabeling.
By Eric Garcia, Chicago IL
Change Your Mind, Not Your Tune
What used to look like hard-nosed politics, has revealed itself as a cheating, lying and stealing M.O.
Why the Time is Now for Immigration Reform
Immigration reform is going to be an ugly fight, particularly during the discussion as to what should come first, the chicken or the egg.
MLK Day Reflection on LGBTQ Justice
Would King be a public advocate for LGBTQ rights?
The Legitimate Rage of the People
Cannot Forever Be Denied
The terrorist U.S. prison gulag known as Guantanamo continues functioning unabated under the leadership of the NDAA signing, 'Kill List,' predator-drone missile U.S. president, Barack Obama.
Stand and Launch
Animated Political Cartoon
By Mark Fiore, San Francisco CA
We Own the Future
By Shepard Fairey
Los Angeles CA
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