The Storm will continue to play in Seattle. A group of Seattle women are buying...– NBA moving trucks arrive in Oklahoma City
Hillary Does the Right Thing →
FROM THE NATION, by Katha Pollit: I was an Obama supporter in the primary, but I can relate to the disappointment many feel at Clinton’s defeat, including women who are friends of mine. You would never know it from reading The Nation, but Clinton was and is beloved by many progressive women—women in the labor movement, for example. It is sad to come so close and still lose. But it is...
The U.S. Census Bureau released a poverty report on Aug. 26. More than 37...– Truthdig - Reports - Poverty Is the Real Scandal -Amy Goodman
UN Confirms 90 Afghan Civilians Killed in US... →
UN Confirms 90 Afghan Civilians Killed in US Attack Following an investigation by their Assistance Mission for Afghanistan, the United Nations has announced that it is convinced that a minimum of 90 civilians were killed in Friday’s US airstrike in Herat Province. This number, they reported, included 60 children, and stands as one of the largest incidents of US-inflicted civilian casualties since...
I suppose there’s nothing like an election to turn the mind to fashion...– Have Pantsuit, Will Travel
I am a Citizen of the World “When I say I am opposed to war I mean ruling...– Eugene Debs
WALMART TELLS EMPLOYEES HOW TO VOTE →
Labor Groups Challenge Retail Giant Wal-Mart on Pressuring Employees to Vote Against Obama Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, is being accused of violating federal election laws by urging its employees to vote against Senator Barack Obama in the November election. Last month, the Wall Street Journal revealed Wal-Mart has been warning its managers that an Obama victory would lead to...
Nuclear ban likely to be pulled →
The city’s Nuclear Free Zone ordinance likely will be repealed next month.
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