Monthly Archives: May 2012

WOMANSPEAK | Feminist Poetry and Poetics

R A C H E L   L A U R E N   S T O R M The Gendering of Cotacachi   With each fragmented patch of earth, that Andean sun-god catches her step until she is falling … Continue reading

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Proposed Coal Mine Raises Questions About Drinking Water and Salt Fork River

Press Release from Prairie Rivers Network Stakeholders and Residents Invited to Public Meeting May 23rd, 7:00 pm at Homer Lake’s Salt Fork Center to Discuss Concerns Homer, IL – Representatives of Champaign and Vermilion county residents, including stakeholders along the Salt … Continue reading

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Argentina’s Critics Get It Wrong Again

Mark Weisbrot This article was published in The Guardian (UK) on April 18, 2012 (www.guardian.co.uk./commentsfree/cifamerica/2012/april/18/argentina-critics-0il-nationalize)   The Argentine government’s decision to re-nationalize its formerly state-owned oil and gas company, YPF, has been greeted with howls of outrage, threats, forecasts of rage … Continue reading

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Chris Drew Dies Day Before Eavesdropping Law Ruled Unconstitutional

(From Chicago Independent Media Center) – Chris Drew, Chicago artist, activist, and free speech advocate, passed away on May 7. Drew was noted among the community of Chicago political activists for being a consistent presence at political activist rallies and … Continue reading

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Socialism 2012: ISO Annual Conference

SOCIALISM 2012 Educate. Agitate. Occupy June 28-July 1 | Chicago http://www.socialismconference.org/ “A global rebellion of the oppressed against the oppressor, the exploited against the exploiter.” That’s how the African American revolutionary Malcolm X characterized the international scene in 1965. But … Continue reading

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The Union-Cooperative Model: A Key to Economic Democracy

By Belden Fields  Worker cooperatives can take a variety of forms. Each one tends to have unique aspects; however there are some overarching types that we can identify. There are retail consumer coops, service coops, and producer coops.   In … Continue reading

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