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Women Worldwide, September-October 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Women Worldwide by Artemis In July, Cairo, Egypt, launched a new TV channel called Maria employing only niqab-clad women. The employees use the rhetoric of empowerment, stating this is a response … Continue reading

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Climate chaos and capitalism

From the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Climate chaos and capitalism Climate chaos takes an ever increasing toll. In this year of extremes: the sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is at a record low; July was … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, January-February 2012

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Suzanne Rose After six days of 24-hour-a-day activism, LGBT occupiers, activists, and human rights groups in Seoul, South Korea, won the Seoul Student Rights Ordinance, with all clauses … Continue reading

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Sendong, The Philippines, and Climate Change

Every day I’ve been searching press reports about the latest disaster in The Philippines for any mention of the causes of the massive flooding beyond that Tropical Storm Sendong (also known as Washi) blew in. Finally, here’s one from The … Continue reading

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