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‘Stay the Course?’ What Course?

From Think Progress: Former Head of U.S. Central Command Blasts Administration Over Iraq

Winds of Change

“Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster,” Jim Wallis, editor of the evangelical journal Sojourner’s, told a Washington Post reporter last week.

McKinney-Vento Act

A number of states, including Utah and Texas, want to teach some of the dispersed Gulf Coast students in shelters instead of in local public schools, a stance supported by the Bush administration and some private education providers. But advocates for homeless families and civil rights oppose that approach.

‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’

Skimming through the New York Times this morning, came across this article, Art of the Internet, which lead me to Karmagrrrl’s blog. Watch the video she made with Green Day’s “Wake Me Up When September Ends.”