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Few Latino writers have challenged homophobia and machismo as fiercely as Jaime Manrique.

I think I'd rather not belong

At this point to the Falun Gong.

The exercises don't look easy,

And doing them might make me queasy

In rather the same way as new movies are now "reviewed" in terms of their first weekend gross, new candidates have become subject to evaluation by the dimensions of their "war chest." This silly,

The temblors around Ground Zero Berkeley, otherwise known as station KPFA, seemed to be diminishing, but there were lingering aftershocks.

The single-payer system, it was said,
Has faults that go beyond the fact it's Red:
If any faceless bureaucrat decreed
That surgery the doctor says you need

In the August 9/16 issue of The Nation, Alexander Cockburn discusses Pacifica's alleged plans to use "scab" programming. KPFK General Manager Mark Schubb has told The Nation that he is not aware of any plans to use KPFK programming as "replacement" programming during KPFA's internal conflict, and that he would not condone such use. The producers and host of RadioNation stated to Schubb that they will not allow RadioNation to be used as replacement programming under any circumstances.
The column also incorrectly described the role at KPFK of Nation contributing editor Jon Wiener. He is a one-day-a-week unpaid volunteer.

Marc Cooper hosts a daily drive-time show on Pacifica's KPFK.

Neil Shulman, MD, first started seeing patients at Grady in 1969.
For more information or to help, contact medcrisis@netscape.net.

Thomas Wolfe wrote that you can't go home again. Alix Kates Shulman disagrees.

Organizing the Hip-Hop Generation

Each generation must out of relative obscurity discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.

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The “Irvine 11” are fast becoming First Amendment poster children. A closer look at the long history of several external organizations’ interest in their case, however, suggests that these students are facing more than a violation of free speech.

October 6, 2011

Hank Williams Jr compared Obama to Hitler. ESPN seemed surprised. We shouldn’t be.

October 5, 2011

Injectable hormonal birth control can double a woman's risk of contracting HIV from her partner, even as it prevents pregnancy. Condoms are still the best way to prevent both pregnancy and HIV.

October 4, 2011

The name of his family hunting ranch raises questions about his race politics. So what’s his record on civil rights issues?

October 4, 2011

If we are going to Occupy Wall Street, DC and other locales, let’s take the fight to corporate greed ground zero: David Stern’s NBA.

October 3, 2011

The occupation continues to grow on Wall Street, while dozens of occupations rise up across the country. Here's a running thread of news and links.

October 3, 2011

Over a thousand feminists gathered at SlutWalk NYC on Saturday to protest victim-blaming. Will the world get the message?

October 3, 2011

South Korea is turning away from a testing-obsessed educational culture just as the United States is doubling down on test-focused reforms.

September 30, 2011

 The next execution set for the US:  Marcus Ray Johnson, next Wednesday in Georgia. Will progressives sit this one out, as well? 

September 30, 2011

Bachmann claims that a state individual health insurance mandate, not just the federal one, is unconstitutional. 

September 30, 2011