Monthly Archives: July 2010

Preliminary Reading/Viewing List

Feel free to add your own and contribute questions or comments. Critical Development Studies and Failed Revolution Maria Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, The Revolutionary Imagination in the Americas and the Age of Development (A really excellent academic book about Che, Malcolm X, Rigoberta … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up/Final Due Dates

Nice job today; sorry there wasn’t enough time to really get into many of the issues you raised in your very interesting and provocative presentations. But in any case, I hope you had a good time; you guys were great … Continue reading

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Revolution in 2009?

Marking the one year anniversary of the death of George Tiller, a prominent “abortion doctor”, I revisited an article written in the hours following his murder. In full disclosure, I will mention that I do not believe in abortion under … Continue reading

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Guantanamo is Closing Everybody Rejoice! (except Cuba, they still get screwed)

In the midst of all hell breaking loose as oil spills uncontrollably into the Gulf of Mexico, the economy still in shambles, and those two pesky wars being fought for God knows what reason, there lies a forgotten promise to … Continue reading

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Blog Entry – Christine Sands

A topic of concern brought to my attention is the promised closing of the Guantánamo prison located in Cuba.  Closing Guantánamo prison was a promise made by President Obama on 22 January 2009 near the beginning of his US Presidency.  … Continue reading

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“Achie Nonaûmwem” (Nic’s post)

While I was eating my cereal laden with Land O’Lakes milk, I stumbled upon an article regarding the remembrance ceremony of Deer Island concentration camp victims. For those of us who are not familiar with geography or history, Deer Island … Continue reading

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Blog Assignment/Becky Ravenelle

Protecting Whose Future? P&G Commercial Proctor & Gamble is a massive transnational company, producer of such name brands as Tide, Always, Tampax, Iams, Pampers, Duracell, Swiffer etc. The company owns at last count 86 well know household, and health & … Continue reading

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