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20 posts from November 2008

Link Roundup: Bill Ayers TV appearances, Nan Mooney on student loans and toys, Kai Wright on Prop 8

Bill Ayers appeared on Good Morning America and Democracy Now! this morning. The latter interview, which is longer and more substantive, includes his wife, Bernardine Dohrn. Bill McKibben discusses Obama's Big Climate Challenge. Nan Mooney (Not Keeping Up With Our... Read more →

Artist Jamar Nicholas discusses his adaptation of Geoffrey Canada's Fist Stick Knife Gun, and how Canada's memoir of growing up in the South Bronx resonated with memories of his own childhood in Philadelphia. Read more →

Raped in the Military? You May Have to Pay for Your Own Forensic Exam Kit

Penny Coleman looks at the problem of sexual assault in the military, where just 8 percent of sexual assaults are referred to court martial and the victims have to pay for their own rape kits unless they are treated in military or VA facilities. Read more →

Karen Kahn and Patricia Gozemba, co-authors, with Marilyn Humphries, of Courting Equality: A Documentary History of America's First Legal Same-Sex Marriages, discuss the anti-gay ballot initiatives in last week's election. Read more →

Link Roundup: Mary Oliver, Ayers interviews, Race and the Election

"The Poet Goes to Indiana" by Mary Oliver was featured on the Writer's Almanac recently. Bill Ayers was interviewed by the Washington Post for this piece that ran that day after the election—the New Yorker's David Remnick was there, too.... Read more →