Monthly Archives: September 2009

WITNESS IN PALESTINE

A demonstration in Bil’ain. Photobucket photo by phalistine. PLANTING TREES WITH “THE PALESTINIAN GANDHI” by Anna Baltzer Two winters ago I attended a demonstration in the village of Bil’ain in protest of the Wall that Israel was building between the … Continue reading

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IS INFIDELITY THE END OF THE MARRIAGE?

ASK LADY ESQ. Relationship advice from a divorce attorney. Dear Lady Esq., My wife of twelve years recently disclosed to me that two years ago she had an affair with a co-worker that lasted for three months. I had no … Continue reading

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CENTRAL AMERICA

Close-up of Stela H at Copan in Honduras, depicting the Mayan ruler Uaxaclajuun Ub’aah K’awiil (18 Rabbit). Flickr photograph by Youngrobv. THE LIES ABOUT HONDURAS WE BELIEVED by Jim Dorenkott President Zelaya was ousted in a coup in the early … Continue reading

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PETER CAMEJO

Peter Camejo, Socialist Workers Party candidate for US President, 1976. REMEMBERING PETER CAMEJO by Matt Gonzalez Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of Peter Camejo’s death. He had been battling cancer (lymphoma) for over a year. It was in remission then … Continue reading

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BLACK ON WHITE: READING FANON AGAINST MAPPLETHORPE

BLACK ON WHITE: READING FANON AGAINST MAPPLETHORPE by Mishana Hosseinioun What Robert Mapplethorpe plants in pictures, Frantz Fanon engraves in words. Once placed side-by-side, their respective works appear more radically similar in nature than complementary, and it soon becomes impossible … Continue reading

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JOY

JOY by Eve Toliman This is what it feels like to be lost: an unnameable sadness; a tender, probing affinity with alienation. Is that an oxymoron — affinity with alienation? I gingerly touch the world around me, searching, affirming, “This … Continue reading

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COMMENTARY

Van Jones, former White House Council on Environmental Quality’s Special Advisor for Green Jobs. Photograph from College Foundation when Jones worked with the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. IF YOU ARE A PROGRESSIVE, THE RESIGNATION OF VAN JONES SHOULD … Continue reading

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