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Warrior, Get Up!

By: 
Alexis Pauline Gumb
Date Published: 
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AMMUNITION

By Alixa and Naima of Climbing PoeTree

2006

“Us. Birthing the world everyday.” —Alixa and Naima

Listen once. This is about a body, healing and growing through rage. Listen twice. This is about our planet ravaged and wakening. Listen three times and remember that the past meets the future right here in the sound of your breathing. Listen again.

Sex Workers Speak Up

By: 
J. Kirby
Date Published: 
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WORKING SEX: SEX WORKERS WRITE ABOUT A CHANGING INDUSTRY

EDITED BY ANNIE OAKLEY

Seal Press, 2007

Working Sex comes at a critical time. Hardly mentioned amongst the dehumanizing and damaging portrayals in most media coverage of sex workers, is the burgeoning US sex worker rights movement. It is growing stronger and more united, even in the midst of worsening government anti-prostitution policies. Art and culture are playing key roles in this movement, with sex worker art shows, film fests, and other venues of representation and expression growing and persisting over the past few years.

Melodious Light

By: 
Asia Rainey
Date Published: 
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ORCH PROPHESIES

BY SUNNI PATTERSON

2008

Patterson’s Porch Prophesies is pure oxygen for the soul. This CD is a diverse blend of works exhibiting Sunni’s calling to speak the truth and spread divine love. Weaving words that create a tapestry of the past, present, and our path into the future, Porch Prophesies is more than a spoken word compilation.

Narcoterrorism in Mexico

By: 
Carlos Montemayor
Date Published: 
September 25, 2008

THE FINANCIAL MESS & WASHINGTON'S WARS

By: 
Max Elbaum
Date Published: 
September 30, 2008

Mexican Generals Propose a Militarized National Police Force

By: 
Kristin Bricker
Date Published: 
August 30, 2008

August 29, 2008

Dismantle, Change, Build

By: 
The Road to CR10
Date Published: 
October 01, 2008

Breaking it Down

By: 
Rachel Herzing
Date Published: 
October 01, 2008

I have been locked by the lawless.

Handcuffed by the haters.

Waning US Influence in the Middle East

By: 
Rayan El-Amine
Date Published: 
October 01, 2008

The countries of the Middle East will be going through a transition of enormous proportions in the next few months. The context of the coming changes is the United States' waning influence in the region - evidenced by their utter failure to bring forth their version of a "New Middle East." Washington's crusade in the region has not only led to catastrophic failures for the US in Iraq and Afghanistan, but also has led to the weakening of US allies in the region. This period of change carries many risks but there are also real opportunities for the people of the region to reclaim some control over their own affairs.

Three Years After Katrina: While Republicans and Democrats Gather and Celebrate, A City Still Searches for Recovery

By: 
Jordan Flaherty
Date Published: 
August 27, 2008

As headlines focus on conventions and running mates, the third anniversary of Katrina offers an opportunity to examine the results of disastrous federal, state and local policy on the people of New Orleans. Several organizations have released powerful reports in the past week, examining the current state of the city; while grassroots activists have plans to broadcast their message from the streets. For those who have heard only uplifting stories about the city's recovery, the facts on the ground offer an urgent reminder of the ongoing disaster.