Stephen Lemons at the Phoenix New Times: SB 1070: Many Shout That Arizona’s New Immigration Law Has Awakened a Sleeping Giant Who’s Ready to Kick Some Political and Economic Backside
Indeed, the obvious wrongness of a state law that allows local police to use a combination of “race, color, or national origin,” in the language of the legislation, to determine “reasonable suspicion” that a person may be in the United States unlawfully has sparked outrage across America.
Curt Holman at Creative Loafing: Banksy is one artful dodger
But no matter how you gauge its veracity, Exit Through the Gift Shop captures the exhilaration of an underground movement and the gullibility of the arts establishment.
Denis Campbell at the Guardian: Single mothers have a poor experience of NHS maternity care, study finds
Single women receive poorer treatment than those with partners when they give birth in NHS hospitals, new research reveals, prompting calls for an overhaul of maternity care.
Besides revealing how rude people in our society can be about policing sex and gender, what these conversations have illustrated are some central myths about intersex status that come up over and over again.
Carmen M. Reinhart and Vincent R. Reinhart at the Washington Post: 5 Myths about the European debt crisis
The authorities have stepped in, with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund putting together a $141 billion rescue plan that compels Athens to swallow some tough austerity measures. Will it work?