Monthly Archives: September 2010

Closer to Justice in the Post-Katrina Police Shooting of Danny Brumfield

http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2010/09/2_new_orleans_police_officers.html

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Getting it From All Sides

I recently wrote a piece about Bristol Palin and single parenthood for Ms. Blog last week that Bitch Magazine boiled down to: “The Ms. blog thinks we should be voting for Bristol Palin because she’s a single teen mom. We think that’s ridiculous. You?”  … Continue reading

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Where are the Feminists for Bristol Palin?

Nineteen-year-old Bristol Palin is back in the media spotlight now that she has joined the cast of this season’s Dancing With The Stars, and once again she’s being ridiculed for being a teen mother. Witness her recent interview with Jay … Continue reading

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Saints or Scabs? The Impact of Volunteer Labor in New Orleans

http://briarpatchmagazine.com/volunteer-labour-in-new-orleans/Saint

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The Fight for Charity in New Orleans

Health care in New Orleans was in a state of crisis after the city flooded in 2005, and government officials responded by permanently closing Charity Hospital, the largest pre-Katrina medical provider. Continue reading

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