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Znet Article, March, 03 2010
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We go now to California, where crowds of students stormed and occupied the office of a University of California, San Diego chancellor for six hours Friday after a noose was found hanging from a bookcase in the main library. The incident prompted a...
Znet Article, February, 25 2010
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A book review of Nika Beamon's new book, I Didn't Work This Hard Just to Get Married.
Znet Article, February, 21 2010
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In 1962, a literary magazine in the Soviet Union printed One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s debut novel about an ordinary man who'd been swept to the margins of society. Little to that point had been published about S...
Znet Article, February, 20 2010
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Today's Tiger Woods press conference was an exercise in painful self-abasement that will achieve the opposite of its intended effect. I haven't seen anything this painfully scripted since the Phantom Menace. The same George W. Bush media advisers ...
Znet Article, February, 09 2010
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“Try to look as poor as you can,” he advises Indian immigrants to Australia.
Znet Article, February, 07 2010
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Organized labor and its allies are rightly alarmed over the high incidence of on-the-job accidents that have killed or maimed many thousands of workers. But they haven’t forgotten nor should we forget the on-the-job violence that also afflicts...
Znet Article, February, 04 2010
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Deborah Gould does justice to the courageous struggle waged by ACT UP
Commentary, February, 04 2010
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It should surprise no one when a man, nearly 90, dies. It is as natural as moonlight, as regular as a rainbow after a summer shower.
Znet Article, January, 30 2010
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One of the most important promises made by President Obama in his State of the Union address has been largely overlooked his promise to “crack down on violations of equal pay laws, so that women get equal pay for an equal day¹s work.”
Znet Article, January, 24 2010
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The period before the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion tells a lot about how we can defend access to abortion today, says Elizabeth Schulte.
Commentary, January, 16 2010
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On Wednesday, a conservative majority of the Supreme Court overturned a ruling made by a federal trial judge that would have allowed limited television coverage of a trial that will decide the fate of California's Proposition 8. The trial, which i...
Znet Article, January, 14 2010
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More than half of the people on Louisiana's Sex Offender Registry - which was designed for rapists and child molesters - are indigent women convicted of sex work.
Znet Article, January, 12 2010
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Malalai Joya is only 32, but she has been an exile, a refugee, a teacher of girls in the Taliban's Afghanistan, and now that country's youngest member of parliament. She's still on the run though, and still threatened with assassination
Znet Article, January, 11 2010
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While Ostensibly about the marriage rights of lesbians and gays in California, the Perry v. Schwarzenegger court case that begins January 11, 2010, will likely debate the constitutionality of discrimination against LGBT people nationwide. The tria...
Znet Article, January, 10 2010
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The author of this compelling autobiography has been called one of the bravest women in Afghanistan, by media and politicians the globe over.
Znet Article, January, 07 2010
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Arrest of Paata Sabelashvili, LGBT group founder, chills nascent liberation drive
Commentary, January, 04 2010
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This Christmas Eve, I stood guard, anxiously surveying the narrow border between childhood innocence and the complex wisdom of messy adulthood. Little had I realized before now, how perilously close to one another are these two geographic spaces, ...
Znet Article, January, 04 2010
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A book review of "A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice" by Malalai Joya.
Znet Article, December, 27 2009
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According to stereotype, people of idiosyncratic genders and sexualities congregate in cities. Their cabarets and fabulous performance events happen indoors and at night. For a variety of historical and cultural reasons, you probably wouldn't expe...
Znet Article, December, 23 2009
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For decades, the feminist movement has been split over the status of trans people, and of trans women in particular. High-profile feminists such as Germaine Greer, Jan Raymond and Julie Bindel have spoken out against what Greer terms "people who t...