Friday, October 21, 2011
Youth in the sex industry: how recognizing “push” and “pull” factors can better inform public policyRecently, there have been several articles in the media challenging the frequently cited “statistics” that claims anywhere between 100,000 to 300,000 children annually are trafficked into sexual slavery in the United States, most notably in Village Voice (06/29/2011).
Native American studies programs can be used to right wrongs and to teach the general public about Native American history and culture.
When I tell people I’m a journalist I feel like a phony. And if I say I’m an activist or an organizer, I feel like a poser. I’m not sure if it really matters how I identify myself or what my title is, but, starting last year, as I rooted myself on Detroit’s east side
Water Agencies Testify During Field Hearing on Santa Ana Suckerfish Habitat | Association of Califor
The potential threat to the local economy and water supplies posed by expanding critical habitat for the Santa Ana suckerfish was discussed during a field oversight hearing in the Inland Empire yesterday.
Today, 23 million children and teenagers are overweight or obese. Thats more than 1 in every 3 young people. Latinos are younger, poorer and more overweight
International corporations call on governments for decisive, sweeping action on climate change.
After a two-year delay, the House Ethics Committee will look into whether he tried to buy Obama's Senate seat.
Local homeless shelters put out the white flag. That means no one will be turned away.
Vietnam War veteran, Sergeant Andrew Brandi, said people shouldn't criticize his friend Terry Thompson for having an exotic animal farm.
Stephen Shoep, although homeless, still aspires to create masterpieces.
Join Amtrak to celebrate our 40 years as America's Railroad. Visit our exhibit train in Milwaukee, WI from Oct 15 - 16, or explore our history and archives on this site.
R.J. Molinere Jr. and his son Jay Paul not only hunt alligator together but they are also best friends. They are members of the united Houma Nation and have been hunting alligators all their lives. Jay Paul is also a championship arm wrestler and a Golden Gloves boxing champion.
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With proposed rules tighter than they are now but not as tight as some environmentalists would like them to be, the Environmental Protection Agency is taking fire from those on all sides of the political spectrum.
Occupy Wall Street attracts more than protesters. It’s also drawing tourists from around the world.
With 48 animals, some of them extremely endangered, dead in Ohio, animal rights activists are agitating for stricter laws concerning people who keep big cats and other exotic animals as pets.