Anna at FWD/Forward: An Open Letter to Ms Magazine Blog
I’m tired of smiling while feminist organisations treat people with disabilities like they’re afterthoughts and problems to be solved.
Jeff Woods at Nashville Scene: Homeless People Are Flood’s Forgotten Victims
“What happened to them? Where did they go? All their tents and their encampments are gone. We may see some bodies floating up. Who knows?”
David Bacon and Betsy Edwards at the East Bay Express: Hungry By the Numbers
That poverty line, that official yardstick, is so low that millions of families not officially “in poverty” still don’t have enough money to buy the food they need.
San Diego CityBeat: Why so emotional?
Last week, we published an editorial criticizing Arizona’s draconian anti-illegal-immigration law, and some of the negative responses to it bemoaned the charges of racism we liberals sometimes level at folks who are virulently against people living in the United States illegally.
Isaiah Thompson at the Philadelphia City Paper: Agricultural Phenomenon
It seemed to embody in a single moment all the hope, passion —and, frankly, dubiousness — of the urban agriculture movement that is sweeping Philadelphia.
Barry Hammond at SEE: Walk Of The Living Dead
Why the sudden dawn of zombies? There are as many answers as there are people.
Patti Murphy at Boise Weekly: Memories of Minidoka: Japanese-Americans revisit southern Idaho’s internment camp
As Yoshihara said, “When my family left the camp, we literally had nowhere to go. We were at the mercy of the country.”
Brian Chidester at C-Ville: Rising pollution and private development threaten the Appalachian Trail
Challenges such as adjacent development on privately owned land, air pollution and funding shortfalls continue to affect the ability of trail managers to preserve the trail’s natural beauty.