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<li><p><a href="http://threeriversblog.com/2010/05/i-cant-count-on-anybody-to-understand.html">I can’t count on anybody to understand.  (Blogging Against Disablism Day 2010) amandaw, <cite>three rivers fog</cite> (2010-05-01)</a>. <q>(Cross-posted to FWD/Forward. See more BADD 2010 at Goldfish’s blog.) I’m pretty open about my health issues. To be honest, I don’t know any other way to be. I know how to strategically hide my disabilities from strangers in passing interactions, but from the people with whom I interact on...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2010-05-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/matthewyglesias/~3/Am_EWVoAKQY/prison-rape.php">Prison Rape. myglesias, <cite>Matthew Yglesias</cite> (2010-04-22)</a>. <q>(cc photo by amandabhslater) Excellent post by Liliana Segura: In 1994 in the case Farmer v. Brennan, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a prison official’s “deliberate indifference” to the risk that a trans woman prisoner named Dee Farmer would be raped when placed within the general population of a...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2010-05-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://activistsinlasvegas.blogspot.com/2010/05/welcome-japan-council-against-bombs.html">Welcome: Japan Council Against A&amp;H Bombs. mom_in_las_vegas, <cite>Las Vegas Anarchoblogs</cite> (2010-05-07)</a>. <q> Welcome: Japan Council Against A&amp;H Bombshttp://pjep.org/actions/?id=4618&amp;t=1273035600The Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo) was established in September 1955. Since then it has waged various kinds of campaigns for: the prevention of nuclear war; the total ban on and the elimination of nuclear weapons; and support and solidarity with Hibakusha...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2010-05-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thesuperfluousman/~3/F_PtdYB9GmA/its-just-like-time-i-got-confused-and.html">It&#39;s just like the time I got confused and accidentally went on an interstate bank-robbing spree. John Markley, <cite>The Superfluous Man</cite> (2010-05-03)</a>. <q>You know, the frequent attempts I see to excuse flagrant police misbehavior as honest mistakes are seldom very convincing, but at least the excuse is usually applied to acts committed in the field. It's still usually a weak and often absurd excuse, and often applied to situations where the officer's...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Tuesday 2010-05-11.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://subrosaproject.org/2010/05/06/a-statement-from-subrosa-concerning-the-downtown-property-destructionc/">A Statement from SubRosa concerning May Day. JC, <cite>SubRosa - a community space</cite> (2010-05-06)</a>. <q>SubRosa was not involved in the events in downtown Santa Cruz on May Day. SubRosa is a community space that offers literature, art, coffee and performances. Like many businesses downtown, SubRosa provides a public bulletin board for people to post fliers. Jimi Haynes is not and has never been a volunteer...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Tuesday 2010-05-11.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/10/us/politics/10holder.html">NYT: ‘Attorney General Eric Holder Backs Miranda Limit for Terror Suspects’ John Gruber, <cite>Daring Fireball</cite> (2010-05-10)</a>. <q>Disregard for the Bill of Rights is not limited to Republicans: Mr. Holder proposed carving out a broad new exception to the Miranda rights established in a landmark 1966 Supreme Court ruling. It generally forbids prosecutors from using as evidence statements made before suspects have been warned that they have...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Tuesday 2010-05-11.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/willwilkinson/VeUZ/~3/VcXW7lYeLSU/">Theories as Maps. Will Wilkinson, <cite>Will Wilkinson</cite> (2010-05-11)</a>. <q>David Schmidtz says theories are like maps; they help us get where we’re trying to go. John Rawls’ theory of justice posits a closed society as a simplifying assumption. If theories are like maps, as Schmidtz says, a simplifying assumption in a theory is like leaving current patterns of traffic...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2010-05-12.)</em></p></li>


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