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UCLA Statistical Portrait of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, & Other Pacific Islanders

March 31, 2011

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UCLA Asian American Studies Center: Welcome. The UCLA Asian American Studies Center, as an official U.S. Census Information Center (as a co-partner with National Coalition for Asian Pacific Community Development), is pleased to provide this 2011 statistical portrait of the Asian American and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander populations produced by the US Census Bureau […]

Can’t say it? Don’t legislate it

March 31, 2011

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Florida GOP: No Talk of Wombs on Statehouse Floor | Mother Jones. I know VAGINA is a terrifying word to many people… but uterus? It’s an organ… it’s like a lung or your bladder or your foot.  Randolph responded well: “The point was that Republicans are always talking about deregulation and big government,” Randolph said […]

News like this..

March 31, 2011

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makes me glad tomorrow is friday.  Not because I stop reading the news or nothing frustrating or disappointing or sad happens then, but because at least I have the balance of going to the beach or being in nature, which is good for the soul. I am going to need some serious self care after […]

Iron Jawed Milk?

March 31, 2011

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19: What is your favorite film? Why is it so important to you? what is with all of these favorite questions? Just like everything else up until this point, I could not, and would not want to, pick one favorite anything.  The first two movies that come to mind are Iron Jawed Angels and Milk. […]

Bradley Manning’s Treatment Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

March 31, 2011

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Bradley Manning’s Treatment Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg » Blog of Rights: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union. Seriously, read this. Don’t forget.  We think America is so fair and so just, yet we have hundreds of political prisoners in jail from before our time (for us youngsters) and right now, […]

Fanny&Freddie.Booze.Utopia

March 31, 2011

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fannie and freddie are at it again, apparently not only are they too big to fail, but too big to give a flying fuck: “This is especially true when you realize that the U.S. Treasury has invested close to $154 billion to stabilize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac,” and they “are spending tens of millions of […]

A Primer on Class Struggle

March 31, 2011

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A Primer on Class Struggle | Common Dreams. Workers’ desire for better pay and benefits, safe working conditions, and control over their own time puts them at odds with employers. Class struggle in this sense hasn’t gone away. In fact, it’s inherent in the relationship between capitalist employer and employee. What varies is how aggressively […]