Women's E-News: The Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which tests the "body burden" of chemicals every two years, finds the average American now has 116 synthetic compounds in her body, including dioxin (produced by burning plastic), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (found in auto exhaust) and organochlorine pesticides (found in farming areas).
Truly Equal: The invasion of Iraq has changed the status of Iraqi women for the worse. They're now being used to settle vendettas
The Poor Man Institute: The Official Official Golden Winger Nominations
Mick LaSalle: It's tough being an American abroad these days. I noticed it in 2005. Mick, more recently
HOLY CRAP: Mainline churches need to wake up and smell the concrete! Could Pope Benedict be any lighter in his..um...bejeweled slippers? James Dobson distorts research..again! Teaching religion in public schools...Our bigotry is more important than your safety