Five Links That Are Actually Important, 11/17/08

November 17, 2008 at 1:34 am (frightening things, injustice, politics, racism, sexism) (, , , , )

1. Great Expectations — Melissa McEwan on the importance of expecting great things of the Obama administration.

2. Taslim Solangi–links at Off Our Pedestals.

3. One person’s experience in a participatory economic work model, via Enough.

4. Serve Your Country Food–a project around mapping, organizing, and encouraging young farmers, via WorldChanging.

5. American Family Association recommends burning cross as yard decoration this Christmas.

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Five Links That Are Actually Important, 9/20/08

September 20, 2008 at 4:56 pm (frightening things, injustice, politics, racism, sexism) (, )

1. Grassroots preparation for more ICE raids, via ImmigrationProf Blog.

2. Gardasil to be made mandatory for U.S. immigrants?

3. “50 Arrested as ADAPT Takes Affordable, Accessible Housing Crisis to Congress.”

4. Two posts at Echidne of the Snakes on the Wall Street bailout. Echidne recommends reading about this alongside Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. As someone doing just that, I couldn’t second that recommendation more eagerly.

5. Margaret Cho disappoints.

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