The Battle For Woodlawn Clinic

As part of a city-wide protest movement against Chicago City Hall's assault on mental health clinics, a major battle erupted in mid-April, 2012 over keeping open the Woodlawn Clinic on the South Side. Here are nighttime scenes of the

What To Do About Zimbabwe?

The UN says Zimbabwe's government is hiding the full scale of its cholera epidemic. Original video from the UK's Sky News. Nicole Belle sent me a l

Burning Down The House

With apologies to Talking Heads. The Israeli Defense Force is using white phosphorus on built up areas in Gaza. They've denied it, sort of, by saying

The Right To Food

Via my Newshoggers colleague Anderson comes this: By a vote of 180 in favour to 1 against (United States) and no abstentions, the Committee also ap

Mike's Blog Roundup

The Reaction: Nationalist kitsch and the GOP naked capitalism: Foreclosures and delinquencies reach record highs. McCain nomination greeted by econom

Nice Allies...

President Karzai of Afghhanistan's signature is on a pardon for three gang-rapists who just happened to be cronies of a former Taliban commander and