Entries Tagged as 'February 2007'

Habeas Corpus

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

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Tags: AP Issues · Cartoons · February 2007

Citizens Speak out Against the Iraq War

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

A coalition of student and community groups will be holding a rally protesting the Iraq war as it moves into its fifth year on March 20th, 2007. Participants will be gathering at the Lincoln Cen- ter parking lot in front of East HyVee at 5:30PM. This will be the fourth annual peace rally in Ames [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · February 2007 · Greg Bonett

The Department of Peace

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

On February 5, 2007 Dennis Kucinich introduced bill HR 808 into the House to construct a Department of Peace and Nonviolence, for a fourth time, and though the concept has never been realized, it is anything but a new proposal. The oldest form of it dates back to the beginning of the nation when Benjamin [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · February 2007 · Kate Kennedy

Outlook Sunny for LGBT Iowans

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Communities often utilize the same adjectives used to describe climate to illustrate the realities facing certain groups. While perhaps exclusive of those who favor subzero temperatures, this climate metaphor equates warmer weather with a more safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment. Although still free of the deep freezes that have overcome many other states, the state [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · February 2007

The Fast Food Pyramid

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

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Tags: AP Issues · Cartoons · February 2007

Interview: Bill Ayers (Part 2)

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

The following is a continuation of Nick Lindsley’s interview with ex-Weather Underground member Bill Ayers. The first installment was published in issue 2, and the conclusion in issue 6. Nick Lindsley: You were involved in the Weather Underground in the 70′s. You have expressed regret as well as defense about your actions while in the [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · February 2007 · Interviews

Denise O’Brien: The Interview

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Denise O’Brien is an organic farmer and progressive political activist from Atlantic, Iowa. In 1997, she co-founded the Women, Food and Agriculture Network, an organization dedicated to providing women a an outlet to build food systems and communities with a focus on sustainability and environmentalism. She spoke before the UN General Assembly on behalf of [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · February 2007 · Gavin Aronsen · Interviews

The Human-Food Disconnect

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Too many people today are disconnected from their food and, in turn, from the earth and their communities. Hardly any Americans know where their food comes from, how it is produced, or how it looks while it is growing. And when we do see food growing, we rarely call it “food”. While few people pass [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · February 2007