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<li><p><a href="http://reason.com/blog/2010/07/23/born-in-flames-meets-gandhi"><em>Born in Flames</em> Meets <em>Gandhi</em> Jesse Walker, <cite>Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts.</cite> (2010-07-23)</a>. <q>My kinda feminism: In March, the Indian upper parliament passed a historic affirmative-action bill. If approved by the lower house, the law would reserve 33 percent of all parliamentary seats for women. You might think this would be well-received by rural women in India. But they long ago gave up...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/reason/HitandRun/~3/YUfEoMSoPLU/capitalism-it-fails-us-now">"Capitalism," It Fails Us Now. Jesse Walker, <cite>Hit &amp; Run</cite> (2010-07-22)</a>. <q>As Michael Moynihan notes below, there's an effort afoot to rebrand "capitalism" as "free enterprise." On the face of it, I like the idea. Capital is going to be a central part of any modern economic system, whether or not there's a lot of government intervention. By contrast, the phrase...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-07-24.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://eyeofthestorm.blogs.com/eye_of_the_storm/2010/07/youd-have-to-say-that-this-approach-to-education-reflects-the-basic-strictures-or-canons-of-squishy-totalitarianism-its-squi.html">you&#39;d have to say that this approach to education reflects the. Captain Capitulation, <cite>eye of the storm</cite> (2010-07-21)</a>. <q>you&#39;d have to say that this approach to education reflects the basic strictures or canons of squishy totalitarianism; it&#39;s squishy in that it doesn&#39;t torture or exile you: it works to transform consciousness from the ground up so that actual physical coercion is redundant. not only that, but the approach...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-07-25.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://meloukhia.net/2010/07/but_the_nice_officer_is_just_here_to_help.html">But The Nice Officer Is Just Here To Help. s.e. smith, <cite>this ain&#39;t livin&#39;</cite> (2010-07-22)</a>. <q>Let me tell you about the time that I was presenting as male, was arrested, and was jailed with male prisoners. Actually, let me not. Let me talk, instead, about the widespread and rather touching belief that law enforcement officers are ‘here to help,’ and why it is that so...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-07-25.)</em></p></li>

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