2008

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Editorials published in 2008
2008 Global Warming
Myrrh
 
2008 William F. Buckley 1925-2008: Wrongheaded, But Did Media Right
Mike Mosher
On the whole, Buckley's politics were terribly wrong about society and how it should be run. However,…
2008 Aimé Césaire (1913-2008): Poems and Politics of Négritude
Mike Mosher
 
2008 An Uncomfortable Sympathy
I can’t help but feel some sympathy for a man who fought for and achieved a nation’s freedom only to see his home continent re-conquered, a re-conquest that has meant untold wealth, just not for Africa. In this rise and fall, Mr. Mugabe seems to have broken with reality. That said, and with some sympathy, I can only wonder if Mugabe’s insanity is a sane reaction?
2008 California Proposition 8: a Stain on Freedom's Flag
Tim Barrett, Graphic: Bad Subjects
For the first time in our nation's history, a decisive majority of voters chose a brilliant and eloquent African‑American man bearing a message of hope and cooperation, for US President. Yet at the same time voters stripped rights from a minority group.
2008 California Proposition 8: a Stain on Freedom's Flag
Tim Barrett, Graphic from Tim Barrett Archives/Bad Subjects
For the first time in our nation's history, a decisive majority of voters chose a brilliant and eloquent an African‑American man, bearing a message of hope and cooperation, to lead us in the new millennium. Yet at the same time, California voters stripped rights from a minority group, rights only recently granted by the state Supreme Court.
2008 Michael Rossman 1940-2008: Activist, Graphic Archivist
Timothy W. Drescher 2008. Graphic: Michael Rossman, cover of self-published poem, 1969
For a repository of our activist history, we are indebted to this individual who conducted himself with flair and commitment to his final day.
2008 Gaza, why?
This author has more questions than answers but knows that it is time to act.

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