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by Naomi Wolf
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Please check out this tribute to the America original Woody Guthrie from one of my favorite radio shows, Law and Disorder, with perpetual troublemakers for the Constitution, Michael Smith and Michael Ratner... Woody Guthrie Centennial.
Sensible Way to Stop Spread of HIV: Make Sure Sex Workers are Scared to Carry Condoms.
A Child...A US Citizen..Killed by His Own Government Without Charge or Trial; Relatives Sue Leon Panetta.
Check that sub-headline -- the US embraces policies that place it 29 out of 30 industrialized nations for social outcomes...'We're Number 29" indeed!'
OOOPS! More major bank fraud! This bank solicits everyone everywhere, especially people with not-great credit who are vulnerable...good to know they too are on the fraud wagon.
The police officer Simon Harwood who beat to death -- on camera -- newsseller Ian Tomlinson was acquitted -- details of prior incidences of his 'heavy-handed policing' were kept out of deliberations until after his acquittal! Anything smelling political at all in this, anyone?
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"Dada Base" (love that username) writes in to us: "Illegal migration of Mexicans to the U.S. is at its lowest level in decades," with more Mexicans now leaving the United States than entering it each year.
Christine Mann writes in to us about the collapse of the petrodollar: "This is a bad sign. The ONLY reason the dollar has any value at all is because its the global currency for oil. Once countries stop purchasing oil w/ USDs the real value of the dollar will take shape. Why we NEED Glass-Steagall!"
Chris Elliott shares this story: "Family of newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson weeps in court as CCTV shows G20 officer striking him."
Deborah Jurges shares this one: "Schmidt and Bolger: more shenanigans in Michigan."
:: photo courtesy of the second fiddle, via Creative Commons license ::
Author & political activist Naomi Wolf raises awareness of the pervasive inequities that exist in society and politics. She encourages people to take charge of their lives, voice their concerns and enact change.