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Tea Bagger Madness . . .

On Monday, while I was waiting for my MINI to be serviced, I met a manager with Dress for Success. We were discussing current events and politics, and she surprised me by saying that many of her employees are staunch … Continue reading


04. August 2011 by Nicki
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Murder City

Charles Bowden’s book, Murder City, should be required reading for every US citizen. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)


17. June 2011 by Nicki
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Nostalgia de la luz


21. April 2011 by Nicki
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Shenandoah – a great place to commit hate crimes and get a slap on the wrist

WILKES-BARRE – Derrick M. Donchak and Brandon J. Piekarsky, two men convicted of a hate crime for their part in the fatal beating of an illegal Mexican immigrant, must each spend nine years behind bars, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. … Continue reading


25. February 2011 by Nicki
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The Real Agenda in Wisconsin

  I’ve been reading some amazingly uniformed commentary on the pro union show of strength in Wisconson. The comments evidence a lack of understanding of both the facts of the matter in Wisconsin, as well as of the subject of collective bargaining. An understanding of both … Continue reading


23. February 2011 by Nicki
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A Must Read Post by Juan Cole

Juan Cole is a one of the most thoughtful and intellent voices on the Middle East. If you want to understand the Middle East, and the US’s role in the Middle East, his blog, Informed Comment is essential reading. In … Continue reading


22. February 2011 by Nicki
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La Voz, March 2011 Issue

  The March issue of La Voz is out – yay! Packed with informative articles, as usual.  Of particular interest is the feature article on recent events in Tunesia, by ikti Nadine Saliba. “From Tunisa: an ode to Revolution and … Continue reading


20. February 2011 by Nicki
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