Wednesday Morning Links: Chest Cold Edition


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-James Dobson's Focus On the Family is cutting 200 jobs.-Israel has imposed a news blackout in Gaza (coinciding with a humanitarian crisis there).-Check out this series of photos from the crisis in DR Congo published over at, CT is experiencing a disturbing rise in police action against students at area-schools.-The Southern Poverty Law Center wins a shocking $2.5 Million verdict against Imperial Klans of America, which has 16 chapters in eight states, for the beating of a teen at a fair in Kentucky.-Also from the SPL Center: A Tennessee cheese company threatens its workers with deportation.-On November 9th, media reform advocate Bob McChesney, a co-founder of Free Press and supporter of In These Times, hosted independent journalist Aaron Glantz on his Champaign-Urbana, IL show, Media Matters. Glantz "specializes on the impact of war on those who have experiened it directly: soldiers and civilians, aid workers and journalists. Aaron reported extensively from inside Iraq from 2003 to 2005 and has been covering veterans’ issues since his return to the United States."

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