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White History 101. Gary Younge, The Nation. 2/15/07.

World Press TV Documentaries. On global issues.

Crowd Behavior. A Richmond, California high school student is gang raped in front of observers and no one called for help. The video below is from CNN on 10/29/09. The video is also available here.

One Region: Promoting Prosperity Across Race. Center for Social Inclusion. March 2009. pdf 70 pages. Structural racism in NY City

Jim Crow in the North. Lewis Steele. In These Times. 1/08/2009.

Gap in what we say vs. what we do about racism. AP. 1/10/2009.

More Women May Retire Poor. Candice Choi. ABC News. 7/09/2008.

S Africa Chinese 'become black'. BBC. 6/18/2008.

INDIA: Public Hearings Grant Justice to Rural Women. Nitin Jugran. Inter Press Services. 6/02/2008.

Race and Extreme Inequality. Dedrick Muhammad. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

Japan's Ainu hope new identity leads to more rights. Takehiko Kambayashi. Christian Science Monitor. 6/09/2008.

Racist Incidents Give Some Obama Campaigners Pause. Kevin Merida, Wa. Post. 5/13/2008.

Racial Shift in a Progressive City (Portland) Spurs Talks. William Yardley. NY Times. 5/29/2008.

Who Are We? New Dialogue on Mixed Race. Mireya Navarro. NY Times. 3/31/2008.

Women face bias worldwide - UN. BBC. 4/05/2008.

Forty years after the shot rang out, race fears still haunt the US. Paul Harris. Guardian/UK. 3/30/2008.

When Girls Will Be Boys. Alissa Quart. NY Times. 2/16/2008.

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Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

Commodifying Kids: The Forgotten Crisis. Henry Giroux. TruthOut. 4/03/2009.

Teens locked up for life without a second chance. Stephanie Chen. CNN. 4/08/2009.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. The Montreal Gazette. 7/29/2009.

Child trafficking on the rise. The Straits Times (Singapore). 9/01/2009.

Documentary examines U.S. child sex trade. Michelle Nichols. Reuters. 4/29/2009.

The Cost Of Race: Retirement. NPR. 5/15/2009. (From Pew research Report)

Convictions Reversed in Pennsylvania. AP. 3/26/2009.

Should saggy pants be belted with ban?. Lee Higgins. The State. 1/16/2009.

Hunger among U.S. children skyrockets in 2007

Age Stratification. S Rowan Wolf. 9/2005.

Inside the RUF: at last the child soldiers of Sierra Leone have their say. Hannah Strange. Times Online/UK. 6/16/2008.

HEALTH-SOUTH AFRICA: Children in the Path of the (AIDS) Pandemic. Kathryn Strachan. Inter Press Service. 6/06/2008.

U.S.-born children feel effects of immigration raids. Anna Gorman. 6/08/2008.

In Burma (Myanmar), how many cyclone orphans?. Christian Science Monitor. 6/09/08.

Sex trade traffickers get busy among cyclone orphans. Anne-Claire Duffay. The First Post/UK. 5/14/2008.

Major Depressive Episode among Youths Aged 12 to 17 in the United States: 2004 to 2006. 5/13/2008.

More than 2 million U.S. youths depressed: study. Reuters. 5/13/2008.

Child Labor Rings Reach China's Distant Villages. David Barboza. NY Times. 5/10/2008.

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Robots seen doing work of 3.5 million in Japan. Reuters. 4/08/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Aging Statistics Interagency federal government data site on aging statistics.

Older Americans wealthier, living longer. Julie Steenhuysen. Reuters. 3/28/2008.

A Desperate Search For Stolen Children. Maureen Fan. Washington Post. A11. 3/10/2008. Lax Protections Leave Chinese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

Dozens of Children In US Face Life In Prison. Matthew Bigg. Reuters. 3/21/2008.

Poverty Is Poison. Paul Krugman. NY Times. 2/18/2008.

----Articles----

France's 'boys will be boys' mentality challenges gender equality

The Rise of the New Global Elite. Chrystia Freeland, The Atlantic. January/February 2011.

The Failure of Individualism. Jack Bakunin. 1976.

----Children and Elderly----

Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

Media Education Foundation (MEF) created this video as part of Screen Free Week 2011. Or here

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers in the US. Evelyn Pringle. The Public Record. 4/27/2010.

Antisocial Networking?. Hilary Stout. NY Times. 4/30/2010.

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

Commodifying Kids: The Forgotten Crisis. Henry Giroux. TruthOut. 4/03/2009.

Out-of-wedlock births hit record high. Jessica Ravitz. CNN. 4/08/2009.

Teens locked up for life without a second chance. Stephanie Chen. CNN. 4/08/2009.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. The Montreal Gazette. 7/29/2009.

Child trafficking on the rise. The Straits Times (Singapore). 9/01/2009.

Saving Girls' Self Esteem. Ruth Conniff. The Progressive. 9/02/2009.

Listening to Latinas. National Women's Law Center (NWLC). Sept. 2009 Study of educational barriers for Latina's. Executive Summary.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. Montreal Gazette, 7/29/2009.

Documentary examines U.S. child sex trade. Michelle Nichols. Reuters. 4/29/2009.

More higher-income families are home schooling their children. Greg Toppo. USA Today. 6/02/2009.

The Cost Of Race: Retirement. NPR. 5/15/2009. (From Pew research Report)

4 million 'illegal' immigrant children are native-born citizens. Wayne Drash. CNN. 4/14/2009.

Convictions Reversed in Pennsylvania. AP. 3/26/2009.

Should saggy pants be belted with ban?. Lee Higgins. The State. 1/16/2009.

Hunger among U.S. children skyrockets in 2007

Age Stratification. S Rowan Wolf. 9/2005.

Children of the black dust. David Cohen. CNN, 10/13/2008. Explores the salvaging of carbon from batteries by children in India.

Why Children Are Not 'Little Adults'. NY Times. 7/10/2008.

Measure of America - Factoids. Breif facts from the "measure of America" report by Oxfam's American Human Development Project. 7/2008

Inside the RUF: at last the child soldiers of Sierra Leone have their say. Hannah Strange. Times Online/UK. 6/16/2008.

Study: Language barrier can keep children from getting healthcare. Patrick McGee. Huston Star-Telegram. 6/16/2008.

Price rises hit Indonesia parents. Lucy Williamson. BBC. 6/04/2008.

HEALTH-SOUTH AFRICA: Children in the Path of the (AIDS) Pandemic. Kathryn Strachan. Inter Press Service. 6/06/2008.

U.S.-born children feel effects of immigration raids. Anna Gorman. 6/08/2008.

In Burma (Myanmar), how many cyclone orphans?. Christian Science Monitor. 6/09/08.

Sex trade traffickers get busy among cyclone orphans. Anne-Claire Duffay. The First Post/UK. 5/14/2008.

HEALTH-AFRICA: UNICEF Reports Five Million Child Deaths Every Year. Steffanie Nieuwoudt. IPS. 5/30/2008. (Report)

The State of Africa's Children 2008. UNICEF. 5/2008. 5 million children dying a year due to poverty. (Original Link)

Major Depressive Episode among Youths Aged 12 to 17 in the United States: 2004 to 2006. 5/13/2008.

More than 2 million U.S. youths depressed: study. Reuters. 5/13/2008.

Child Labor Rings Reach China's Distant Villages. David Barboza. NY Times. 5/10/2008.

Warming 'affecting poor children'. BBC. 4/29/2008.

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Child brides 'sold' in Afghanistan. BBC. 4/15/08.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Aging Statistics Interagency federal government data site on aging statistics.

Older Americans wealthier, living longer. Julie Steenhuysen. Reuters. 3/28/2008.

A Desperate Search For Stolen Children. Maureen Fan. Washington Post. A11. 3/10/2008. Lax Protections Leave Chinese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking

Dozens of Children In US Face Life In Prison. Matthew Bigg. Reuters. 3/21/2008.

Poverty Is Poison. Paul Krugman. NY Times. 2/18/2008.

Supreme Court to Weigh Sociology Issue in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/27/2011. (Actual report)

Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

Media Education Foundation (MEF) created this video as part of Screen Free Week 2011. Or here

3/08/11 Justin Baer. BofA Predicts Pre-Tax Earnings of $40 Billion after Recovery Financial Times.

3/08/11 Anousha Sakoui. Sovereign wealth fund assets rise to $4,000bn. Financial Times.

3/03/11 David Cay Johnson. DemocracyNow! "Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin": Media Parroting Walker's False Claims of Taxpayer "Subsidies" for Workers' Pensions or Wolf Video Resources (13 minutes) References articles at Tax.com particlularly Breaking News: Tax Revenues Plummeted

Matt Taibbi. Rolling Stone. 2/16/2011. Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?

World debt crisis: eight reasons you should care. Laurent Belsie, Christian Science Monitor. 5/26/2010.

GMAC chief's pay rivals Wall St. Suzanne Kapner. Financial Times. 3/03/2010.

STILL WAITING: "Unfair orDeceptive" Credit Card Practices Continue
as AmericansWait for New Reforms to Take Effect
. Nick Bourke and Ardie Holifield. Pew Charitable Trusts. 11/01/2009. Original

Commodifying Kids: The Forgotten Crisis. Henry Giroux. TruthOut. 4/03/2009.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. The Montreal Gazette. 7/29/2009.

Broken Laws Unprotected Workers. NELP. 9/2009.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. Montreal Gazette, 7/29/2009.

Empire Foreclosed?. Mark Engler. FPIF. 4/17/2009

Study: Medical Bills Underlie 60 Percent of US Bankruptcies. Maggie Fox. Reuters. 6/04/2009

Minorities Affected Most as New York Foreclosures Rise . Michael Powell & Janet Roberts. NY Times. 5/15/2009.

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

4/03/2009. Bill Moyers interviews William Black in CSI Bailout. It is a stunning discussion of the current financial meltdown. A must watch. (wolf wolf)

Cities Deal With a Surge in Shantytowns. Jesse McKinley. NT Times. 3/25/2009.

Convictions Reversed in Pennsylvania. AP. 3/26/2009.

What Cooked the World's Economy?. James Lieber. The Village Voice. 1/27/2009.

EAST AFRICA: Even Fish Heads Are Now Unaffordable. Wambi Michael. International Press Service. 1/16/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town. Heidi Vogt. Associated Press. 1/03/2009.

$3.43 Trillion & Counting. The costs of bailouts. Naomi Prins. Mother Jones. January/February 2009

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town . Heidi Vogt. AP. 1/03/2009.

Saving Private Industry: Corporate bailouts of the past 40 years

The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for eight years of Bush. Linda Bilmes and Josepf Stiglitz, images by Nigel Holmes. Harper's Magazine. January 2009. 6 pgs pdf ( original (subscription req.)

Prescription Drugs Kill 300 Percent More Americans Than Illegal Drugs. David Guiterez. Natural News. 11/10/2008.

$73 an Hour: Adding It Up. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 12/09/2008.

Review: Illegal People. Mary Bauer. Foreign Policy In Focus. 12/10/2008.

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 2 - "Frenzy". Jill Drew. Washington Post. 12/16/2008. (Part 1).

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 1. Anthony Faiola, Ellen Nakashima and Jill Drew. Washington Post, 12/15/2008.

AP Study Finds $1.6 Billion Went to Bailed-Out Bank Executives. Frank Bass and Rita Beamish, The Associated Press. 12/21/2008.

The Black Mesa Controversy. Enei Begaye. Culture & Survival. #29.4, 2005.

As Workers' Pensions Wither, Those for Executives Flourish. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis, Wall Street Journal. June 23, 2006

Executive Pensions Often Secured First. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis. Hartford Courant (republished in The Wall Street Journal. 4/27/2003.

Middle class has been shrinking for decades. Rom Eblen. Kentucky Herald-Leader. 10/03/2008.

US Diluted Loan Rules Before Crash. Mark Appuzo. Assoc. Press. 12/01/2008.

Banking Regulator Played Advocate Over Enforcer. Binyamin Applebaum & Ellen Nakashima, Wa. Post. 11/23/2008.

Women Buying Health Policies Pay a Penalty. Robert Pear. NY Times. 10/29/2008.

Wealth gap creating a social time bomb. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 10/23/2008.

Inequality in major U.S. cities rivals Africa: U.N.. Reuters. 10/23/2008.

Japan's burgeoning class: Working Poor. Shino Yuasa. AP. 10/26/2008.

Comparison of the Reported Tax Liabilities of Foreign- and U.S.-Controlled Corporations, 1998-2005. General Accounting Office. GAO-08-957. 7/24/2008.

Where Credit Is Due: A Timeline of the Mortgage Crisis. Naomi Prins, Mother Jones. July/August 2008.

Why Children Are Not 'Little Adults'. NY Times. 7/10/2008.

The Rich and the Rest of Us. John Cavanagh & Chuck Collins. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

South Korea's Beef with America. Christine Ahn. Foreign Policy in Focus. 6/13/2008.

Falling like a ton of bricks. Nick Mathiason. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2008.

The United States of Advertising. Kevin Connolly. BBC. 6/14/2008.

Americans $1.7 trillion poorer. Tami Luhby. CNN. 6/05/2008.

Crandall Canyon Mine Collapse Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

Utah Mine Disaster Was Preventable, Report Says. Ian Urbina. NY Times. 5/09/2008. Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

UN: Biofuel Production 'Criminal Path' to Global Food Crisis. Environmental News Service. 4/29/2008.

Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America

Transparency International researches and monitors global corruption of governments and corporations.

Transparency International calls on leading oil and gas companies to increase revenue transparency. Transparency International Anti-Corruption Reports. 2008.

Biofuels starving our people, leaders tell UN. Allegra Stratton. Guardian/UK. 4/28/2008.

The Great Shopping Spree, R.I.P.. Robert J. Samuelson. Newsweek. 4/28/2008.

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Despite Tough Times, Ultrarich Keep Spending. Christine Haughney & Eric Konigsberg. NY Times. 4/13/2008.

NBC Universal, ad agency to create product-centered programs. AP. 4/18/2008.

A faltering economy hasn't slowed American CEOs' pursuit of wealth. David Walsh. World Socialist Web Site. 4/16/2008.

Immigration agents detain hundreds at poultry plants. CNN. 4/17/2008.

Wall Street Winners Get Billion-Dollar Paydays. Jenny Anderson. NY Times. 4/16/2008.

Union Killings Peril Trade Pact With Colombia. Simon Romero. NY Times. 4/14/2008.

I.R.S. Scrutiny of Big Firms Plummets, Study Says. Lynnley Browning. NY TImes. 4/14/2008.

Credit crunch costs '$1 trillion'. Stevern Schifferes. BBC. 4/09/2008.

As income gap widens, recession fears grow. Tami Luhby. CNN. 4/09/2008

For Many, a Boom That Wasn't. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 4/09/2008.

Globalization, trade and recession take a toll on Martinsville, Virginia. Tony Pugh. McClatchy. 4/10/2008.

Foreclosure Machine Thrives on Woes. Gretchen Morgenson & Jonathan Glater. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

Oregon's healthcare lottery. Rajesh Mirchandani. BBC. 3/30/2008

Executive Pay: The Bottom Line for Those at the Top. 4/06/2008. NY Times. Interactive display.

Blue Collar, Bare Cupboards. Sasha Abramsky. In These Times. 3/28/2008.

Ex-slave works to free others from West African tradition. Nora Boustany. Christina Science Monitor. 3/26/2008.

Rich clients' assets to hit $75 trillion by 2012: study. Reuters. 3/27/2008.

DEVELOPMENT: A Winding Journey From Seed to Plate. Matt Homer. International Press Service.

Struggling homeowners find little hope in federal program. Kevin Hall. McClatchy. 3/29/2008.

RIGHTS-BRAZIL: Pantanal Indians Threatened by Deforestation. Mario Osava. IPS. 2/09/2008.

Drug Traces Common in Tap Water. AP. 3/10/2008.

A Desperate Search For Stolen Children. Maureen Fan. Washington Post. A11. 3/10/2008. Lax Protections Leave Chinese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking

What Created This Monster?. Nelson Schwartz & Julie Creswell. NT Times. 3/23/08. The role of deregulation of the financial industry and the use of derivatives to "spread risk."

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

Up to 70% interest - credit card aimed at the poor. Patrick Collinson. Guardian UK. 2/12/2008.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

Depression drugs don't work, finds data review. David Rose. Times Online. 2/26/2008.

World Military Spending

Sub-prime CEOs defend high wages. BBC. 3/07/2008.

Daniel Troy's Poison Pill. Stephanie Mencimer. Mother Jones. 3/07/2008.

3 CEOs made $460 million - House panel - Sub-prime mortgages. Ben Rooney. CNN. 3/06/2008.

Troubled loans rise, but Umpqua says it can cope. Jeff Manning. Oregonian, 1/25/2008.

Executive Excess 2007: The Staggering Social Cost of U.S. Business Leadership. Multiple Authors. UFE and Institute for Policy Studies.

State of the Dream: Foreclosed. United for a Fair Economy. 1/16/2008. Charts: Racial cost of predatory lending; more charts

Who's Inside Midwest Mystery Prisons?. AllGov 7/31/11. or at AllGov.

Matt Taibbi. Rolling Stone. 2/16/2011. Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?

Hate Crime Laws from the Anti-Defamation League

World debt crisis: eight reasons you should care. Laurent Belsie, Christian Science Monitor. 5/26/2010.

STILL WAITING: "Unfair orDeceptive" Credit Card Practices Continue
as AmericansWait for New Reforms to Take Effect
. Nick Bourke and Ardie Holifield. Pew Charitable Trusts. 11/01/2009. Original

Teens locked up for life without a second chance. Stephanie Chen. CNN. 4/08/2009.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2007.

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

4 million 'illegal' immigrant children are native-born citizens. Wayne Drash. CNN. 4/14/2009.

4/03/2009. Bill Moyers interviews William Black in CSI Bailout. It is a stunning discussion of the current financial meltdown. A must watch. (wolf wolf)

Convictions Reversed in Pennsylvania. AP. 3/26/2009.

What Cooked the World's Economy?. James Lieber. The Village Voice. 1/27/2009.

Prescription Drugs Kill 300 Percent More Americans Than Illegal Drugs. David Guiterez. Natural News. 11/10/2008.

Preemptive Policing & the National Security State: Repressing Dissent at the Republican National Convention. Intelligence Daily. 11/20/2008.

States Restore Voting Rights for Ex-Convicts. Solomon Moore. NY Times. 9/13/2008.

Hippie town's homeless attack portends trend. Evelyn Nieves. AP. 7/17/08.

New Criminal Record: 7.2 Million. Darryl Fear. Washington Post. 6/12/2008.

Illegal dumping plagues some Los Angeles neighborhoods. Robert J. Lopez. LA Times. 6/16/2008.

System of Neglect - Immigrant Detention. Dana Priest & Amy Goldstein. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

New Look at Death Sentences and Race. Adam Liptak. NY Times. 4/29/2008.

UN: Biofuel Production 'Criminal Path' to Global Food Crisis. Environmental News Service. 4/29/2008.

Transparency International calls on leading oil and gas companies to increase revenue transparency. Transparency International Anti-Corruption Reports. 2008.

Blocking the Transmission of Violence. Alex Kotlowitz. NY Times. 5/04/2008.

Reports Find Racial Gap in Drug Arrests. Erik Eckholm. NY TImes. 5/06/2008.

Targeting Blacks: Drug Law Enforcement and Race in the United States. Human Rights Watch report. May 2008.

Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon's Hidden Hand. David Barstow. NY Times. 4/20/2008.

Immigration agents detain hundreds at poultry plants. CNN. 4/17/2008.

Illegal immigrants pay billions in taxes. CNN. 4/15/2008.

Union Killings Peril Trade Pact With Colombia. Simon Romero. NY Times. 4/14/2008.

Credit crunch costs '$1 trillion'. Stevern Schifferes. BBC. 4/09/2008.

Women Behind Bars Project. Women in the criminal justice system.

Consensus on Counting the Innocent: We Can't. Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/25/2008.

Quarter of US Women Suffer Domestic Violence: CDC . Will Dunham. Reuters. 2/07/2008.

Dozens of Children In US Face Life In Prison. Matthew Bigg. Reuters. 3/21/2008.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

US prison numbers reach record high. Al Jazeera. 2/29/2008.

Sub-prime CEOs defend high wages. BBC. 3/07/2008.

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France's 'boys will be boys' mentality challenges gender equality

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

Lewis H. Lapham. Ignorance of Things Past: who wins and who loses when we forget American History." Harper's Magazine. May 2012 pgs 26-33.

Media Education Foundation (MEF) created this video as part of Screen Free Week 2011. Or here

Bias Payments Come Too Late for Some Farmers. Ashley Southall. NY Times. 5/25/2010.

Oil Spills, Coal Disasters, Immigration Hysteria: Unlearned Lessons from 1924. Jeff Biggers. AlterNet. 6/02/2010.

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers in the US. Evelyn Pringle. The Public Record. 4/27/2010.

Antisocial Networking?. Hilary Stout. NY Times. 4/30/2010.

Can you hurt a chimp's feelings?. Ros Coward. Guardian. 4/30/2010.

Study Finds Cohabiting Doesn't Make a Union Last. Sam Roberts. NY Times. 3/02/2010.

Indian eunuchs given separate IDs. BBC. 11/13/2009.

Commodifying Kids: The Forgotten Crisis. Henry Giroux. TruthOut. 4/03/2009.

Out-of-wedlock births hit record high. Jessica Ravitz. CNN. 4/08/2009.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. The Montreal Gazette. 7/29/2009.

Saving Girls' Self Esteem. Ruth Conniff. The Progressive. 9/02/2009.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. Montreal Gazette, 7/29/2009.

City air pollution 'shortens life'. Humphrey Hawksley. Guardian. 4/12/2009.

Documentary examines U.S. child sex trade. Michelle Nichols. Reuters. 4/29/2009.

Why XX must think like XY to earn more K. Marilyn Davidson. BBC. 5/14/2009.

When is inequality unfair?. Sunder Katwala. Guardian/UK. 6/23/2009.

A Cheap, Fast and Possibly Deadly Route to Beauty. Anemonia Hartocollis & Christina Davidson. NY Times. 4/16/2009.

The Failure of Individualism. Jack Bakunin. 1976.

Should saggy pants be belted with ban?. Lee Higgins. The State. 1/16/2009.

Colombia Indians face down violence. Chris Kraul. LA Times, 1/11/2009.

After Layoffs, Couples Wrestle With Role Reversal. Adrienne Gibbs. Women's eNews. 1/04/2009.

100 Years of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim stereotyping. Mazin B. Qumsiyeh. Originally published on The Prism.

They killed their neighbors: genocide's foot soldiers. Courtney Yeager. CNN. 12/10/2008.

People 'still willing to torture'. BBC. 12/19/2008.

Guardians: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. Culture & Survival. # 32.2. 2008.

The Black Mesa Controversy. Enei Begaye. Culture & Survival. #29.4, 2005.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

Many Would Rather Be Anything but Obese. ABC News. 5/23/2006.

Lie, cheat and steal: high school ethics surveyed. David Crary. AP. 11/30/2008.

Where a baby girl is a mother's awful shame. Gethin Chamberlain. Guardian/UK. 11/23/2008.

Good looks help women candidates, men not so much. Randolph Schmid. AP. 10/31/2008.

Last of Albania's 'sworn virgins' . Mike Lanchin. BBC, 10/22/2008. The practice of being an honorary man.

Struggling with India's gender bias. Steve Bradshaw. BBC. 8/19/2008.

The Great Immigration Panic. NY Times Editorial. 6/03/2008.

Borrow a Muslim? A 'living library' to prick stereotypes. Mark Rice-Oxley. Christian Science Monitor. Mark Rice-Oxley. Christian Science Monitor. 6/ 04/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 1--1940s/1950s. Paula Rosenberg. Open Left. 6/03/2008.

We won't be Berlusconi's scapegoats, say Gypsies. Tom Kington. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2008.

The United States of Advertising. Kevin Connolly. BBC. 6/14/2008.

James Byrd, Jr.:10 Years Later, 'Horrific Death' in Jasper Won't Fade From Memory. Bill Hanna. Star-Telegram - TX. 6/08/2008.

In Burma (Myanmar), how many cyclone orphans?. Christian Science Monitor. 6/09/08.

How do Muslims view women's rights?. Christian Science Monitor. 5/16/2008.

The Other Karen Tribe Antonio Graceffo. Boxun News. 5/22/2008.

Trail of Tears was trail of betrayal. Mark Anthony Rolo. The Progressive. 5/25/2008.

Major Depressive Episode among Youths Aged 12 to 17 in the United States: 2004 to 2006. 5/13/2008.

More than 2 million U.S. youths depressed: study. Reuters. 5/13/2008.

The Myth of the Stay-at-Home Mom. Paul Nyhan. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 5/13/2008.

Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America

The Great Shopping Spree, R.I.P.. Robert J. Samuelson. Newsweek. 4/28/2008.

NBC Universal, ad agency to create product-centered programs. AP. 4/18/2008.

Robots seen doing work of 3.5 million in Japan. Reuters. 4/08/2008.

Faculty Are Liberal -- Who Cares?. Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed. 3/27/2008

Wed to Strangers, Vietnamese Wives Build Korean Lives. Norimitsu Onishi. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force. Jack Chang. McClatchy. 3/24/2008.

Cultural Imperialism at the W.H.O.?. John Tierney. NY Times. 1/28/2008.

Urbanization threatens Namibia's traditional Himba culture. Stephanie Hanes. Christian Science Monitor. 2/05/2008.

Tension About Religion and Class in Turkey. Sabrina Tavernise. NY Times. 2/19/2008.

The art of Chris Jordan. The environment and the culture of consumption.

Now showing: Map that gave America its name. Frank Greve. McClatchy. 2/26/2008.

Drug Traces Common in Tap Water. AP. 3/10/2008.

Dozens of Children In US Face Life In Prison. Matthew Bigg. Reuters. 3/21/2008.

Running the Numbers. Art reflecting the waste of U.S. consumer culture by Chris Jordan.

Map that gave America its name. The original map of the Americas.

----Domestic Violence----

Quarter of US Women Suffer Domestic Violence: CDC . Will Dunham. Reuters. 2/07/2008.

Welcome To The New Company Town. Jerry Unseem & Ann Harrington. Fortune 01/10/2000, Vol. 141, Issue 1.

Work complaints hang over plant. Brent Hunsberger and Gosia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Raids included people's homes. Bryan Denson. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007

Raid sends illegal immigrants underground. Esmeralda Bermudez. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Lessons learned? What Portland leaders did -- and didn't do -- as people of color were forced to the fringes. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Oregonian. 4/30/2011. Gentrification in North Portland.

Supreme Court to Weigh Sociology Issue in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/27/2011. (Actual report)

ZipRealty Guide to Affordable Housing. Site has good information and resources regarding housing around the country.

Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

3/08/11 Justin Baer. BofA Predicts Pre-Tax Earnings of $40 Billion after Recovery Financial Times.

3/08/11 Anousha Sakoui. Sovereign wealth fund assets rise to $4,000bn. Financial Times.

3/03/11 David Cay Johnson. DemocracyNow! "Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin": Media Parroting Walker's False Claims of Taxpayer "Subsidies" for Workers' Pensions or Wolf Video Resources (13 minutes) References articles at Tax.com particlularly Breaking News: Tax Revenues Plummeted

Matt Taibbi. Rolling Stone. 2/16/2011. Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?

The Rise of the New Global Elite. Chrystia Freeland, The Atlantic. January/February 2011.

>HUD Homeless Resource Exchange

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Wealthy Reap Rewards While Those Who Work Lose. Adrian Appel. Inter Press Service. 7/09/2010.

World debt crisis: eight reasons you should care. Laurent Belsie, Christian Science Monitor. 5/26/2010.

Feds slam Texas factory over discrimination claims. CNN. 4/15/2010.

GMAC chief's pay rivals Wall St. Suzanne Kapner. Financial Times. 3/03/2010.

Poverty and disability greatly correlated, new study shows. Mike Ervin. The Progressive. 11/03/2009.

10,000 apply for 90 factory jobs. Jere Downs. Louisville Courier-Journal. 10/08/2009.

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

UN investigator accuses US of shameful neglect of homeless. Chris McGreal. Guardian. 11/12/2009.

What 8.5 Percent Looks Like. NPR. 4/03/2009.

Attacks on Homeless Bring Push on Hate Crime Laws. Eric Lichtblau. NY Times. 8/08/2009.

Shadow Government Statistics. Analysis Behind and Beyond Government Economic Reporting

Broken Laws Unprotected Workers. NELP. 9/2009.

Young Workers in Free Fall: 1/3 Under 35 Live with Parents. Art Levine. AlterNet. 9/03/2009.

Africa goes hardcore. Tim Samuels. Guardian/UK. 8/30/09.

State of black Oregon: precarious. Nikole Hannah-Jones. Oregonian. 7/26/2009.

Empire Foreclosed?. Mark Engler. FPIF. 4/17/2009

Gendered Job Losses. Catherine Rampell. NY Times. 4/20/2009.

Why XX must think like XY to earn more K. Marilyn Davidson. BBC. 5/14/2009.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2007.

Study: Medical Bills Underlie 60 Percent of US Bankruptcies. Maggie Fox. Reuters. 6/04/2009

The Cost Of Race: Retirement. NPR. 5/15/2009. (From Pew research Report)

Minorities Affected Most as New York Foreclosures Rise . Michael Powell & Janet Roberts. NY Times. 5/15/2009.

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

4/03/2009. Bill Moyers interviews William Black in CSI Bailout. It is a stunning discussion of the current financial meltdown. A must watch. (wolf wolf)

Coloring Opportunity: The Regional Geography of Structural Racism in The NYC Region. Paul Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 3/21/2009.

Cities Deal With a Surge in Shantytowns. Jesse McKinley. NT Times. 3/25/2009.

The L-Curve: Income Distribution of the U.S.. David S. Chandler. 2/04/2007. Video Resource

The income distribution of the United States is far more unequal than most people realize. In fact it is so lopsided, it is hard to represent on a single graph. For more see http://www.lcurve.org

In Loneliness, Immigrants Tend the Flock. Dan Frosch. NY Times. 2/22/2009.

The Failure of Individualism. Jack Bakunin. 1976.

What's Hurting the Middle Class. Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi. Boston Review.

What Cooked the World's Economy?. James Lieber. The Village Voice. 1/27/2009.

Men become richer after divorce. Amelia Hill. Guardian/UK. 1/25/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town. Heidi Vogt. Associated Press. 1/03/2009.

$3.43 Trillion & Counting. The costs of bailouts. Naomi Prins. Mother Jones. January/February 2009

The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers. Robert Reich. TruthOut. 1/10/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town . Heidi Vogt. AP. 1/03/2009.

After Layoffs, Couples Wrestle With Role Reversal. Adrienne Gibbs. Women's eNews. 1/04/2009.

Saving Private Industry: Corporate bailouts of the past 40 years

The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for eight years of Bush. Linda Bilmes and Josepf Stiglitz, images by Nigel Holmes. Harper's Magazine. January 2009. 6 pgs pdf ( original (subscription req.)

No advance for women in top U.S. jobs. Ellen Wulfhorst. NY Times. 12/10/2008.

$73 an Hour: Adding It Up. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 12/09/2008.

Review: Illegal People. Mary Bauer. Foreign Policy In Focus. 12/10/2008.

Punjab's migrants take less home. Geeta Pandey. BBC. 12/15/2008.

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 2 - "Frenzy". Jill Drew. Washington Post. 12/16/2008. (Part 1).

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 1. Anthony Faiola, Ellen Nakashima and Jill Drew. Washington Post, 12/15/2008.

AP Study Finds $1.6 Billion Went to Bailed-Out Bank Executives. Frank Bass and Rita Beamish, The Associated Press. 12/21/2008.

Low-Skilled Workers Struggle Amid More Competition and Fewer Openings. Chris Jenklins. Washington Post. 12/20/2008.

As Workers' Pensions Wither, Those for Executives Flourish. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis, Wall Street Journal. June 23, 2006

Executive Pensions Often Secured First. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis. Hartford Courant (republished in The Wall Street Journal. 4/27/2003.

Middle class has been shrinking for decades. Rom Eblen. Kentucky Herald-Leader. 10/03/2008.

US Diluted Loan Rules Before Crash. Mark Appuzo. Assoc. Press. 12/01/2008.

Banking Regulator Played Advocate Over Enforcer. Binyamin Applebaum & Ellen Nakashima, Wa. Post. 11/23/2008.

Hunger among U.S. children skyrockets in 2007

Characteristics of Low-Income Households With Very Low Food Security. Mark Nord. Economic Information Bulletin Number 25. May 2007. USDA. (research copy).

Household Food Security in the United States, 2007. Nord, Andrews, and Carlson. Economic Research Report No. 56. US Department of Agriculture. (research copy)

Portland's low-income neighborhoods are city's 'food deserts'. Paige Parker. The Oregonian. 11/15/2008. (research copy)

Wealth gap creating a social time bomb. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 10/23/2008.

Inequality in major U.S. cities rivals Africa: U.N.. Reuters. 10/23/2008.

Japan's burgeoning class: Working Poor. Shino Yuasa. AP. 10/26/2008.

Still Working Hard - Still Falling Short. Working Poor Families Project. October 2008. Includes state rankings. (original)

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Equal Before Mammon - Pay inequality.

Reversal of Fortune: Economic gains of 1990s overturned for African Americans from 2000-07. Economic Policy Institute. 10/2008.

Working Group on Extreme Inequality. The site provides income inequality information - primarily for the U.S., and analysis of inequality issues. It is part of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Factory Facts. Christian E. Weller and Diego Flores, The Center for American Progress. 8/04/2008.

Vietnamese women wed foreigners to help family. Ben Stocking. AP. 8/10/2008.

Unequal America: Causes and consequences of the wide--and growing--gap between rich and poor. Elizabeth Gudrais. Harvard Magazine. July/August 2008.

Where Credit Is Due: A Timeline of the Mortgage Crisis. Naomi Prins, Mother Jones. July/August 2008.

Measure of America - Factoids. Breif facts from the "measure of America" report by Oxfam's American Human Development Project. 7/2008

The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009. Synopisi of the report by the American Human Development Project.

Measure of America - Interactive Maps. Interactive maps of health, environment and economic wellbeing from Oxfam's American Human Development Project.

Plutocracy Reborn. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

The Rich and the Rest of Us. John Cavanagh & Chuck Collins. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

South Korea's Beef with America. Christine Ahn. Foreign Policy in Focus. 6/13/2008.

Falling like a ton of bricks. Nick Mathiason. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2008.

New homes slump worst since 1945. Nick Mathiason. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2009.

Americans $1.7 trillion poorer. Tami Luhby. CNN. 6/05/2008.

Undocumented immigrants face Juan Crow. Roberto Lovato. The Progressive. 5/19/2008.

Food stamp recipients pinched by high food prices. Dawn Babwin. Associated Press. 5/16/2008.

Mom forced to live in car with dogs. Thelma Gutierrez & Wayne Drash. CNN. 5/20/2008.

Crandall Canyon Mine Collapse Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

Child Labor Rings Reach China's Distant Villages. David Barboza. NY Times. 5/10/2008.

U.S. Legal Work Booms in India. Rama Lakshimi. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

The Myth of the Stay-at-Home Mom. Paul Nyhan. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 5/13/2008.

Many Hispanics Are Hit Hard by Economic Slump. Many Many Hispanics Are Hit Hard by Economic Slump. Peter Goodman. NY Times. 5/13/2008.

UN: Biofuel Production 'Criminal Path' to Global Food Crisis. Environmental News Service. 4/29/2008.

Load Up the Pantry. Brett Arends. Wall Street Journal. 4/21/2008.

Biofuels starving our people, leaders tell UN. Allegra Stratton. Guardian/UK. 4/28/2008.

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Despite Tough Times, Ultrarich Keep Spending. Christine Haughney & Eric Konigsberg. NY Times. 4/13/2008.

A faltering economy hasn't slowed American CEOs' pursuit of wealth. David Walsh. World Socialist Web Site. 4/16/2008.

Child brides 'sold' in Afghanistan. BBC. 4/15/08.

Wall Street Winners Get Billion-Dollar Paydays. Jenny Anderson. NY Times. 4/16/2008.

Illegal immigrants pay billions in taxes. CNN. 4/15/2008.

Union Killings Peril Trade Pact With Colombia. Simon Romero. NY Times. 4/14/2008.

I.R.S. Scrutiny of Big Firms Plummets, Study Says. Lynnley Browning. NY TImes. 4/14/2008.

Robots seen doing work of 3.5 million in Japan. Reuters. 4/08/2008.

Credit crunch costs '$1 trillion'. Stevern Schifferes. BBC. 4/09/2008.

As income gap widens, recession fears grow. Tami Luhby. CNN. 4/09/2008

For Many, a Boom That Wasn't. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 4/09/2008.

Globalization, trade and recession take a toll on Martinsville, Virginia. Tony Pugh. McClatchy. 4/10/2008.

Food prices stir poverty concern. Al Jazeera. 4/11/2008.

Foreclosure Machine Thrives on Woes. Gretchen Morgenson & Jonathan Glater. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Jobs down 3rd straight month; recession looms Kevin Hall. McClatchy. 4/04/2008.

Blue Collar, Bare Cupboards. Sasha Abramsky. In These Times. 3/28/2008.

Ex-slave works to free others from West African tradition. Nora Boustany. Christina Science Monitor. 3/26/2008.

Rich clients' assets to hit $75 trillion by 2012: study. Reuters. 3/27/2008.

Seattle Battles the Homeless. Silja Talvi. In These Times. 3/27/2008.

Older Americans wealthier, living longer. Julie Steenhuysen. Reuters. 3/28/2008.

Struggling homeowners find little hope in federal program. Kevin Hall. McClatchy. 3/29/2008.

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force. Jack Chang. McClatchy. 3/24/2008.

Debt: Our 9 Trillion Pound Gorilla. Susan Douglas. In These Times. 3/25/08.

Population Growth Is a Threat. But It Pales Against the Greed of the Rich. George Monbiot. Guardian/UK. 1/29/2008.

UN forum aims to end trafficking. BBC. 2/13/08.

A Desperate Search For Stolen Children. Maureen Fan. Washington Post. A11. 3/10/2008. Lax Protections Leave Chinese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking

What Created This Monster?. Nelson Schwartz & Julie Creswell. NT Times. 3/23/08. The role of deregulation of the financial industry and the use of derivatives to "spread risk."

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

Up to 70% interest - credit card aimed at the poor. Patrick Collinson. Guardian UK. 2/12/2008.

Best U.S. factory jobs in rising jeopardy. Mark Trumbull. Christian Science Monitor. 2/15/2008.

Poverty Is Poison. Paul Krugman. NY Times. 2/18/2008.

Low unemployment rate hides rise in long-term jobless. Kevin G. Hall. McClatchy. 2/18/2008.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

World Military Spending

Poverty Facts and Stats.

Sub-prime CEOs defend high wages. BBC. 3/07/2008.

3 CEOs made $460 million - House panel - Sub-prime mortgages. Ben Rooney. CNN. 3/06/2008.

Affirmative action ban heads for ballot in 5 states. Linda Royce. CNN. 3/07/2008.

America's 'Near Poor' Are Increasingly at Economic Risk, Experts Say. 5/08/06 Erik Eckholm, NY Times.

US service sector in sharp fall. BBC. 2/05/2008.

Troubled loans rise, but Umpqua says it can cope. Jeff Manning. Oregonian, 1/25/2008.

Executive Excess 2007: The Staggering Social Cost of U.S. Business Leadership. Multiple Authors. UFE and Institute for Policy Studies.

State of the Dream: Foreclosed. United for a Fair Economy. 1/16/2008. Charts: Racial cost of predatory lending; more charts

Baltimore Finds Subprime Crisis Snags Women. John Leland. NY Times. 1/15/2008.

Lewis H. Lapham. Ignorance of Things Past: who wins and who loses when we forget American History." Harper's Magazine. May 2012 pgs 26-33.

Listening to Latinas. National Women's Law Center (NWLC). Sept. 2009 Study of educational barriers for Latina's. Executive Summary.

More higher-income families are home schooling their children. Greg Toppo. USA Today. 6/02/2009.

US Courts - Enemies of Education?. David Bacon. TruthOut. 5/08/09.

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

Whites Swim in Racial Preference. Tim Wise. Alternet. 2/20/2003

Survey: Risky acts more likely for Hispanic teens. CNN. 6/04/2008.

Borrow a Muslim? A 'living library' to prick stereotypes. Mark Rice-Oxley. Christian Science Monitor. Mark Rice-Oxley. Christian Science Monitor. 6/ 04/2008.

Boys not better than girls at maths, study finds. Anthea Lipsett. Guardian/UK. 5/30/2008.

Faculty Are Liberal -- Who Cares?. Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed. 3/27/2008

Endowments and the creation of a two-tier higher education system in America . Charles Bogle. World Socialist Web Site. 2/11/2008.

----Environment----

Lewis H. Lapham. Ignorance of Things Past: who wins and who loses when we forget American History." Harper's Magazine. May 2012 pgs 26-33.

Living on Earth. "Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 300 Public Radio stations broadcast Living on Earth's news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues."

The Other Nuclear Survivors. Gwyn Kirk, Foreign Policy In Focus. 3/02/2010.

City air pollution 'shortens life'. Humphrey Hawksley. Guardian. 4/12/2009.

Chemical pollutants likely culprits in rising birth defects. Roxanne Chan & Sarah Petras. Anchorage Daily News. 8/25/2008.

EAST AFRICA: Even Fish Heads Are Now Unaffordable. Wambi Michael. International Press Service. 1/16/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town. Heidi Vogt. Associated Press. 1/03/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town . Heidi Vogt. AP. 1/03/2009.

Guardians: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. Culture & Survival. # 32.2. 2008.

The Black Mesa Controversy. Enei Begaye. Culture & Survival. #29.4, 2005.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

Equity Atlas for Portland, Oregon. By Regional Equity Atlas Project. Coalition for a Livable Future. 2007.

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

Illegal dumping plagues some Los Angeles neighborhoods. Robert J. Lopez. LA Times. 6/16/2008.

Price rises hit Indonesia parents. Lucy Williamson. BBC. 6/04/2008.

Sex trade traffickers get busy among cyclone orphans. Anne-Claire Duffay. The First Post/UK. 5/14/2008.

Some rural communities pushed to the edge by high cost of fuel. Tom Kizzia & Tom Hopkins. Anchorage Daily News. 5/16/2008.

WorldWatch Institute. Research on environment, and social implications of global warming and resource issues,

UN: Biofuel Production 'Criminal Path' to Global Food Crisis. Environmental News Service. 4/29/2008.

Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America

Load Up the Pantry. Brett Arends. Wall Street Journal. 4/21/2008.

Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World. Josh Gerstein. NY Sun. 4/21/2008.

Biofuels starving our people, leaders tell UN. Allegra Stratton. Guardian/UK. 4/28/2008.

Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution. National Academy of Science. 4/2008.

Scientists: Smog contributes to premature death. AP. 4/22/2008. Link to report summary

The Great Shopping Spree, R.I.P.. Robert J. Samuelson. Newsweek. 4/28/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

DEVELOPMENT: A Winding Journey From Seed to Plate. Matt Homer. International Press Service.

Food prices rising across the world. CNN. 3/25/2008.

Mexico plans water supply boost. BBC. 3/25/2008.

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force. Jack Chang. McClatchy. 3/24/2008.

Iraq Conflict Has Killed A Million Iraqis: Survey. Reuters. 1/31/2008.

Population Growth Is a Threat. But It Pales Against the Greed of the Rich. George Monbiot. Guardian/UK. 1/29/2008.

Urbanization threatens Namibia's traditional Himba culture. Stephanie Hanes. Christian Science Monitor. 2/05/2008.

Ban Ki-moon Warns That Water Shortages Are Increasingly Driving Conflicts. UN News Centre. 2/06/2008.

RIGHTS-BRAZIL: Pantanal Indians Threatened by Deforestation. Mario Osava. IPS. 2/09/2008.

True scale of C0â‚‚emissions from shipping revealed. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 2/13/2008.

Cereal prices hit poor countries. BBC. 2/14/2008.

The art of Chris Jordan. The environment and the culture of consumption.

Drug Traces Common in Tap Water. AP. 3/10/2008.

Carbon Output Must Near Zero To Avert Danger, New Studies Say. Juliet Eilperin. Washington Post. 3/10/2008.

Overwhelmingly White, the Green Movement is Reaching For The Rainbow. Paula Bock. 3/10/2008. Seattle Times.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

Running the Numbers. Art reflecting the waste of U.S. consumer culture by Chris Jordan.

Sex-Changing Chemicals Make Male Starlings Sing Sweet Songs. Brandon Keim. Wired News. 2/29/2008.

Environmental quality low in London's deprived areas. Environmental Data Interactive Exchange (EDIE). 2.04.2008.

The Other Nuclear Survivors. Gwyn Kirk, Foreign Policy In Focus. 3/02/2010.

City air pollution 'shortens life'. Humphrey Hawksley. Guardian. 4/12/2009.

Chemical pollutants likely culprits in rising birth defects. Roxanne Chan & Sarah Petras. Anchorage Daily News. 8/25/2008.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town. Heidi Vogt. Associated Press. 1/03/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town . Heidi Vogt. AP. 1/03/2009.

Guardians: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. Culture & Survival. # 32.2. 2008.

The Black Mesa Controversy. Enei Begaye. Culture & Survival. #29.4, 2005.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

Equity Atlas for Portland, Oregon. By Regional Equity Atlas Project. Coalition for a Livable Future. 2007.

Children of the black dust. David Cohen. CNN, 10/13/2008. Explores the salvaging of carbon from batteries by children in India.

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

Measure of America - Factoids. Breif facts from the "measure of America" report by Oxfam's American Human Development Project. 7/2008

The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009. Synopisi of the report by the American Human Development Project.

Measure of America - Interactive Maps. Interactive maps of health, environment and economic wellbeing from Oxfam's American Human Development Project.

American Human Development Project. Interactive site regarding inequality and development in the U.S.

Illegal dumping plagues some Los Angeles neighborhoods. Robert J. Lopez. LA Times. 6/16/2008.

Solving the global food crisis starts with women's rights. Yifat Susskind. The Progressive. 6/03/2008.

Some rural communities pushed to the edge by high cost of fuel. Tom Kizzia & Tom Hopkins. Anchorage Daily News. 5/16/2008.

Warming 'affecting poor children'. BBC. 4/29/2008.

Food prices stir poverty concern. Al Jazeera. 4/11/2008.

DEVELOPMENT: A Winding Journey From Seed to Plate. Matt Homer. International Press Service.

Food prices rising across the world. CNN. 3/25/2008.

Mexico plans water supply boost. BBC. 3/25/2008.

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force. Jack Chang. McClatchy. 3/24/2008.

Population Growth Is a Threat. But It Pales Against the Greed of the Rich. George Monbiot. Guardian/UK. 1/29/2008.

Urbanization threatens Namibia's traditional Himba culture. Stephanie Hanes. Christian Science Monitor. 2/05/2008.

RIGHTS-BRAZIL: Pantanal Indians Threatened by Deforestation. Mario Osava. IPS. 2/09/2008.

Overwhelmingly White, the Green Movement is Reaching For The Rainbow. Paula Bock. 3/10/2008. Seattle Times.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

Environmental quality low in London's deprived areas. Environmental Data Interactive Exchange (EDIE). 2.04.2008.

----Foreign Policy----

Raid sends illegal immigrants underground. Esmeralda Bermudez. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

AllGov. A number of interesting articles - some well researched - on current policy and issues.

Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

Citizens Held as Illegal Immigrants. Suzanne Gamboa, AP. 4/12/2009.

In Loneliness, Immigrants Tend the Flock. Dan Frosch. NY Times. 2/22/2009.

Oregon's immigration debate: More subtle, but no less heated. Gosnia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 2/10/2009.

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

System of Neglect - Immigrant Detention. Dana Priest & Amy Goldstein. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon's Hidden Hand. David Barstow. NY Times. 4/20/2008.

Union Killings Peril Trade Pact With Colombia. Simon Romero. NY Times. 4/14/2008.

Domestic Spying Program Could Aid Terrorists, Experts Say. Justin Rood. ABC News. 2/01/2008.

Iraq Conflict Has Killed A Million Iraqis: Survey. Reuters. 1/31/2008.

World Military Spending

Food Crisis Will Take Hold Before Climate Change, Warns Chief Scientist. James Randerson. Guardian. 3/07/2008.

'National crisis' for Iraqi women. BBC. 3/06/2008.

Guardians: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. Culture & Survival. # 32.2. 2008.

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

In Burma (Myanmar), how many cyclone orphans?. Christian Science Monitor. 6/09/08.

Some rural communities pushed to the edge by high cost of fuel. Tom Kizzia & Tom Hopkins. Anchorage Daily News. 5/16/2008.

WorldWatch Institute. Research on environment, and social implications of global warming and resource issues,

Warming 'affecting poor children'. BBC. 4/29/2008.

Environmental Life Style Analysis (ELSA). Timothy Gutowski et al. IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment. 5/2008. Research study on life style effects on global warming emissions.

Food prices stir poverty concern. Al Jazeera. 4/11/2008.

DEVELOPMENT: A Winding Journey From Seed to Plate. Matt Homer. International Press Service.

Food prices rising across the world. CNN. 3/25/2008.

Urbanization threatens Namibia's traditional Himba culture. Stephanie Hanes. Christian Science Monitor. 2/05/2008.

Ban Ki-moon Warns That Water Shortages Are Increasingly Driving Conflicts. UN News Centre. 2/06/2008.

True scale of C0â‚‚emissions from shipping revealed. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 2/13/2008.

Cereal prices hit poor countries. BBC. 2/14/2008.

Carbon Output Must Near Zero To Avert Danger, New Studies Say. Juliet Eilperin. Washington Post. 3/10/2008.

Overwhelmingly White, the Green Movement is Reaching For The Rainbow. Paula Bock. 3/10/2008. Seattle Times.

Food Crisis Will Take Hold Before Climate Change, Warns Chief Scientist. James Randerson. Guardian. 3/07/2008.

Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

3/08/11 Anousha Sakoui. Sovereign wealth fund assets rise to $4,000bn. Financial Times.

The Rise of the New Global Elite. Chrystia Freeland, The Atlantic. January/February 2011.

World debt crisis: eight reasons you should care. Laurent Belsie, Christian Science Monitor. 5/26/2010.

Africa goes hardcore. Tim Samuels. Guardian/UK. 8/30/09.

Empire Foreclosed?. Mark Engler. FPIF. 4/17/2009

In Loneliness, Immigrants Tend the Flock. Dan Frosch. NY Times. 2/22/2009.

What Cooked the World's Economy?. James Lieber. The Village Voice. 1/27/2009.

EAST AFRICA: Even Fish Heads Are Now Unaffordable. Wambi Michael. International Press Service. 1/16/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town. Heidi Vogt. Associated Press. 1/03/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town . Heidi Vogt. AP. 1/03/2009.

Review: Illegal People. Mary Bauer. Foreign Policy In Focus. 12/10/2008.

Punjab's migrants take less home. Geeta Pandey. BBC. 12/15/2008.

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 2 - "Frenzy". Jill Drew. Washington Post. 12/16/2008. (Part 1).

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 1. Anthony Faiola, Ellen Nakashima and Jill Drew. Washington Post, 12/15/2008.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

Middle class has been shrinking for decades. Rom Eblen. Kentucky Herald-Leader. 10/03/2008.

Preemptive Policing & the National Security State: Repressing Dissent at the Republican National Convention. Intelligence Daily. 11/20/2008.

Wealth gap creating a social time bomb. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 10/23/2008.

Inequality in major U.S. cities rivals Africa: U.N.. Reuters. 10/23/2008.

Japan's burgeoning class: Working Poor. Shino Yuasa. AP. 10/26/2008.

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Children of the black dust. David Cohen. CNN, 10/13/2008. Explores the salvaging of carbon from batteries by children in India.

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

Factory Facts. Christian E. Weller and Diego Flores, The Center for American Progress. 8/04/2008.

The Great Immigration Panic. NY Times Editorial. 6/03/2008.

South Korea's Beef with America. Christine Ahn. Foreign Policy in Focus. 6/13/2008.

Falling like a ton of bricks. Nick Mathiason. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2008.

New homes slump worst since 1945. Nick Mathiason. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2009.

Price rises hit Indonesia parents. Lucy Williamson. BBC. 6/04/2008.

Chinese illegal immigrants discovered in Texas border town. CNN. 6/06/2008.

HEALTH-SOUTH AFRICA: Children in the Path of the (AIDS) Pandemic. Kathryn Strachan. Inter Press Service. 6/06/2008.

Former nun helps Mexico 'femicide' victims recover. Sara Miller Llana. Christian Science Monitor. 6/05/2008.

Solving the global food crisis starts with women's rights. Yifat Susskind. The Progressive. 6/03/2008.

U.S.-born children feel effects of immigration raids. Anna Gorman. 6/08/2008.

Some rural communities pushed to the edge by high cost of fuel. Tom Kizzia & Tom Hopkins. Anchorage Daily News. 5/16/2008.

HEALTH-AFRICA: UNICEF Reports Five Million Child Deaths Every Year. Steffanie Nieuwoudt. IPS. 5/30/2008. (Report)

The State of Africa's Children 2008. UNICEF. 5/2008. 5 million children dying a year due to poverty. (Original Link)

The Other Karen Tribe Antonio Graceffo. Boxun News. 5/22/2008.

African Women Making Change. Ann Jones. Mother Jones. 5/13/2008.

Child Labor Rings Reach China's Distant Villages. David Barboza. NY Times. 5/10/2008.

U.S. Legal Work Booms in India. Rama Lakshimi. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

Many Hispanics Are Hit Hard by Economic Slump. Many Many Hispanics Are Hit Hard by Economic Slump. Peter Goodman. NY Times. 5/13/2008.

Warming 'affecting poor children'. BBC. 4/29/2008.

UN: Biofuel Production 'Criminal Path' to Global Food Crisis. Environmental News Service. 4/29/2008.

Transparency International researches and monitors global corruption of governments and corporations.

Transparency International calls on leading oil and gas companies to increase revenue transparency. Transparency International Anti-Corruption Reports. 2008.

Load Up the Pantry. Brett Arends. Wall Street Journal. 4/21/2008.

Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World. Josh Gerstein. NY Sun. 4/21/2008.

Biofuels starving our people, leaders tell UN. Allegra Stratton. Guardian/UK. 4/28/2008.

The Great Shopping Spree, R.I.P.. Robert J. Samuelson. Newsweek. 4/28/2008.

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Union Killings Peril Trade Pact With Colombia. Simon Romero. NY Times. 4/14/2008.

Credit crunch costs '$1 trillion'. Stevern Schifferes. BBC. 4/09/2008.

As income gap widens, recession fears grow. Tami Luhby. CNN. 4/09/2008

Globalization, trade and recession take a toll on Martinsville, Virginia. Tony Pugh. McClatchy. 4/10/2008.

Food prices stir poverty concern. Al Jazeera. 4/11/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Blue Collar, Bare Cupboards. Sasha Abramsky. In These Times. 3/28/2008.

Ex-slave works to free others from West African tradition. Nora Boustany. Christina Science Monitor. 3/26/2008.

Rich clients' assets to hit $75 trillion by 2012: study. Reuters. 3/27/2008.

DEVELOPMENT: A Winding Journey From Seed to Plate. Matt Homer. International Press Service.

Wed to Strangers, Vietnamese Wives Build Korean Lives. Norimitsu Onishi. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

Food prices rising across the world. CNN. 3/25/2008.

Mexico plans water supply boost. BBC. 3/25/2008.

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force. Jack Chang. McClatchy. 3/24/2008.

Debt: Our 9 Trillion Pound Gorilla. Susan Douglas. In These Times. 3/25/08.

Cultural Imperialism at the W.H.O.?. John Tierney. NY Times. 1/28/2008.

Urbanization threatens Namibia's traditional Himba culture. Stephanie Hanes. Christian Science Monitor. 2/05/2008.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

RIGHTS-BRAZIL: Pantanal Indians Threatened by Deforestation. Mario Osava. IPS. 2/09/2008.

True scale of C0â‚‚emissions from shipping revealed. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 2/13/2008.

UN forum aims to end trafficking. BBC. 2/13/08.

Cereal prices hit poor countries. BBC. 2/14/2008.

Tension About Religion and Class in Turkey. Sabrina Tavernise. NY Times. 2/19/2008.

A Desperate Search For Stolen Children. Maureen Fan. Washington Post. A11. 3/10/2008. Lax Protections Leave Chinese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking

What Created This Monster?. Nelson Schwartz & Julie Creswell. NT Times. 3/23/08. The role of deregulation of the financial industry and the use of derivatives to "spread risk."

Best U.S. factory jobs in rising jeopardy. Mark Trumbull. Christian Science Monitor. 2/15/2008.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

World Military Spending

Poverty Facts and Stats.

Food Crisis Will Take Hold Before Climate Change, Warns Chief Scientist. James Randerson. Guardian. 3/07/2008.

US service sector in sharp fall. BBC. 2/05/2008.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. The Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

----Hate Groups & Violence----

'Less Than Human': The Psychology Of Cruelty. NPR. 3/29/2011. Listen to program - 30 minutes

Coalition Against hate Crimes Portland, Oregon

Hate Crimes and Statistics from the FBI.

Hate Crime Laws from the Anti-Defamation League

Oil Spills, Coal Disasters, Immigration Hysteria: Unlearned Lessons from 1924. Jeff Biggers. AlterNet. 6/02/2010.

Attacks on Homeless Bring Push on Hate Crime Laws. Eric Lichtblau. NY Times. 8/08/2009.

Child trafficking on the rise. The Straits Times (Singapore). 9/01/2009.

Citizens Held as Illegal Immigrants. Suzanne Gamboa, AP. 4/12/2009.

RIGHTS: U.N. Revisits U.S. Policies on Racial Profiling. Haider Rizvi, IPS. 7/01/2009.

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

Colombia Indians face down violence. Chris Kraul. LA Times, 1/11/2009.

100 Years of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim stereotyping. Mazin B. Qumsiyeh. Originally published on The Prism.

They killed their neighbors: genocide's foot soldiers. Courtney Yeager. CNN. 12/10/2008.

People 'still willing to torture'. BBC. 12/19/2008.

White extremists lash out over election of first black president. Howard Witt. LA Times. 11/23/2008.

The Great Immigration Panic. NY Times Editorial. 6/03/2008.

Hippie town's homeless attack portends trend. Evelyn Nieves. AP. 7/17/08.

We won't be Berlusconi's scapegoats, say Gypsies. Tom Kington. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2008.

Former nun helps Mexico 'femicide' victims recover. Sara Miller Llana. Christian Science Monitor. 6/05/2008.

James Byrd, Jr.:10 Years Later, 'Horrific Death' in Jasper Won't Fade From Memory. Bill Hanna. Star-Telegram - TX. 6/08/2008.

African Women Making Change. Ann Jones. Mother Jones. 5/13/2008.

Blocking the Transmission of Violence. Alex Kotlowitz. NY Times. 5/04/2008.

Domestic Spying Program Could Aid Terrorists, Experts Say. Justin Rood. ABC News. 2/01/2008.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

KKK store, civil rights activist landlord may go to court. CNN. 3/10/2008.

Gays fear an influx of hate. Erick Bailey. LA Times. 3/16/2008.

Fiery death sent a message. Jill Leovy. LA Times. 3/17/2008.

The Year in Hate: Active U.S. Hate Groups Rise to 888 in 2007. David Holthouse & Mark Potok. SPLC. 3/2008.

Hate Crimes Linked to Immigration Debate. Dave Crary. AP. 3/10/2008.

'National crisis' for Iraqi women. BBC. 3/06/2008.

Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness. Evelyn Pringle. The Public Record. 6/9/2010. (1 of 5)

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers in the US. Evelyn Pringle. The Public Record. 4/27/2010.

Poverty and disability greatly correlated, new study shows. Mike Ervin. The Progressive. 11/03/2009.

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

The Hidden Health Toll of Race. Ryan Blitstein. Miller-McCune. 7/11/2009.

When someone is raised female and the genes say XY. Seth Borenstein. AP. 9/11/2009.

City air pollution 'shortens life'. Humphrey Hawksley. Guardian. 4/12/2009.

Chemical pollutants likely culprits in rising birth defects. Roxanne Chan & Sarah Petras. Anchorage Daily News. 8/25/2008.

Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Executive Summary) (research copy) ... Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Full Report) (research copy). World Health Organization. 2008. This report looks at the possibilities of social justice policies on addressing the social determinants of health. It is available in multiple languages.

High health costs hit women hardest. Reuters. 5/11/2009.

Study: Medical Bills Underlie 60 Percent of US Bankruptcies. Maggie Fox. Reuters. 6/04/2009

A Cheap, Fast and Possibly Deadly Route to Beauty. Anemonia Hartocollis & Christina Davidson. NY Times. 4/16/2009.

EAST AFRICA: Even Fish Heads Are Now Unaffordable. Wambi Michael. International Press Service. 1/16/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town. Heidi Vogt. Associated Press. 1/03/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town . Heidi Vogt. AP. 1/03/2009.

Prescription Drugs Kill 300 Percent More Americans Than Illegal Drugs. David Guiterez. Natural News. 11/10/2008.

Many Would Rather Be Anything but Obese. ABC News. 5/23/2006.

1 in 5 young adults has personality disorder. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 12/02/2008.

Where a baby girl is a mother's awful shame. Gethin Chamberlain. Guardian/UK. 11/23/2008.

Hunger among U.S. children skyrockets in 2007

Household Food Security in the United States, 2007. Nord, Andrews, and Carlson. Economic Research Report No. 56. US Department of Agriculture. (research copy)

Equity Atlas for Portland, Oregon. By Regional Equity Atlas Project. Coalition for a Livable Future. 2007.

Women Buying Health Policies Pay a Penalty. Robert Pear. NY Times. 10/29/2008.

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Children of the black dust. David Cohen. CNN, 10/13/2008. Explores the salvaging of carbon from batteries by children in India.

Women's Heart Symptoms Often Blamed on Stress. Tara Parker-Pope. NY Times. 10/13/2008,

Struggling with India's gender bias. Steve Bradshaw. BBC. 8/19/2008.

Survey: Risky acts more likely for Hispanic teens. CNN. 6/04/2008.

Poison Pill Slipped Into Indian Health Bill. Michelle Chen. In These Times. 7/09/2008.

Why Children Are Not 'Little Adults'. NY Times. 7/10/2008.

Measure of America - Factoids. Breif facts from the "measure of America" report by Oxfam's American Human Development Project. 7/2008

The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009. Synopisi of the report by the American Human Development Project.

Measure of America - Interactive Maps. Interactive maps of health, environment and economic wellbeing from Oxfam's American Human Development Project.

American Human Development Project. Interactive site regarding inequality and development in the U.S.

South Korea's Beef with America. Christine Ahn. Foreign Policy in Focus. 6/13/2008.

The United States of Advertising. Kevin Connolly. BBC. 6/14/2008.

Study: Language barrier can keep children from getting healthcare. Patrick McGee. Huston Star-Telegram. 6/16/2008.

Illegal dumping plagues some Los Angeles neighborhoods. Robert J. Lopez. LA Times. 6/16/2008.

Price rises hit Indonesia parents. Lucy Williamson. BBC. 6/04/2008.

HEALTH-SOUTH AFRICA: Children in the Path of the (AIDS) Pandemic. Kathryn Strachan. Inter Press Service. 6/06/2008.

HEALTH-CUBA: Free Sex Change Operations Approved. Dalia Acosta. Inter Press Service. 6/07/2008.

HEALTH-AFRICA: UNICEF Reports Five Million Child Deaths Every Year. Steffanie Nieuwoudt. IPS. 5/30/2008. (Report)

The State of Africa's Children 2008. UNICEF. 5/2008. 5 million children dying a year due to poverty. (Original Link)

Food stamp recipients pinched by high food prices. Dawn Babwin. Associated Press. 5/16/2008.

Native American health suffers due to inequality. Donald Wame. The Progressive. 5/20/2008.

Major Depressive Episode among Youths Aged 12 to 17 in the United States: 2004 to 2006. 5/13/2008.

More than 2 million U.S. youths depressed: study. Reuters. 5/13/2008.

Crandall Canyon Mine Collapse Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

Utah Mine Disaster Was Preventable, Report Says. Ian Urbina. NY Times. 5/09/2008. Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

System of Neglect - Immigrant Detention. Dana Priest & Amy Goldstein. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

Warming 'affecting poor children'. BBC. 4/29/2008.

UN: Biofuel Production 'Criminal Path' to Global Food Crisis. Environmental News Service. 4/29/2008.

Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America

Small-town residents living on deadly ground. Ronnie Greene. Miami Herald. 5/03/2008.

Load Up the Pantry. Brett Arends. Wall Street Journal. 4/21/2008.

Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World. Josh Gerstein. NY Sun. 4/21/2008.

Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution. National Academy of Science. 4/2008.

Scientists: Smog contributes to premature death. AP. 4/22/2008. Link to report summary

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Food prices stir poverty concern. Al Jazeera. 4/11/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Oregon's healthcare lottery. Rajesh Mirchandani. BBC. 3/30/2008

Aging Statistics Interagency federal government data site on aging statistics.

Older Americans wealthier, living longer. Julie Steenhuysen. Reuters. 3/28/2008.

Cultural Imperialism at the W.H.O.?. John Tierney. NY Times. 1/28/2008.

Quarter of US Women Suffer Domestic Violence: CDC . Will Dunham. Reuters. 2/07/2008.

Cereal prices hit poor countries. BBC. 2/14/2008.

Drug Traces Common in Tap Water. AP. 3/10/2008.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

Poverty Is Poison. Paul Krugman. NY Times. 2/18/2008.

Depression drugs don't work, finds data review. David Rose. Times Online. 2/26/2008.

Sex-Changing Chemicals Make Male Starlings Sing Sweet Songs. Brandon Keim. Wired News. 2/29/2008.

Daniel Troy's Poison Pill. Stephanie Mencimer. Mother Jones. 3/07/2008.

----Homelessness----

>HUD Homeless Resource Exchange

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

ZipRealty Guide to Affordable Housing. Site has good information and resources regarding housing around the country.

The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009. Synopisi of the report by the American Human Development Project.

Measure of America - Interactive Maps. Interactive maps of health, environment and economic wellbeing from Oxfam's American Human Development Project.

American Human Development Project. Interactive site regarding inequality and development in the U.S.

Executive Pay: The Bottom Line for Those at the Top. 4/06/2008. NY Times. Interactive display.

The art of Chris Jordan. The environment and the culture of consumption.

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

Running the Numbers. Art reflecting the waste of U.S. consumer culture by Chris Jordan.

Can You Tell Someone's Race By Looking at Them? Interactive test

----Media----

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

Media Education Foundation (MEF) created this video as part of Screen Free Week 2011. Or here

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. The Montreal Gazette. 7/29/2009.

100 Years of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim stereotyping. Mazin B. Qumsiyeh. Originally published on The Prism.

They killed their neighbors: genocide's foot soldiers. Courtney Yeager. CNN. 12/10/2008.

The United States of Advertising. Kevin Connolly. BBC. 6/14/2008.

Boxun News. One of the few credible news sources from China and Burma.

The Great Shopping Spree, R.I.P.. Robert J. Samuelson. Newsweek. 4/28/2008.

NBC Universal, ad agency to create product-centered programs. AP. 4/18/2008.

Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon's Hidden Hand. David Barstow. NY Times. 4/20/2008.

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

The Other Nuclear Survivors. Gwyn Kirk, Foreign Policy In Focus. 3/02/2010.

Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon's Hidden Hand. David Barstow. NY Times. 4/20/2008.

Domestic Spying Program Could Aid Terrorists, Experts Say. Justin Rood. ABC News. 2/01/2008.

Iraq Conflict Has Killed A Million Iraqis: Survey. Reuters. 1/31/2008.

Ban Ki-moon Warns That Water Shortages Are Increasingly Driving Conflicts. UN News Centre. 2/06/2008.

World Military Spending

'National crisis' for Iraqi women. BBC. 3/06/2008.

----Politics and Government----

Raids included people's homes. Bryan Denson. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007

Lewis H. Lapham. Ignorance of Things Past: who wins and who loses when we forget American History." Harper's Magazine. May 2012 pgs 26-33.

Who's Inside Midwest Mystery Prisons?. AllGov 7/31/11. or at AllGov.

AllGov. A number of interesting articles - some well researched - on current policy and issues.

3/03/11 David Cay Johnson. DemocracyNow! "Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin": Media Parroting Walker's False Claims of Taxpayer "Subsidies" for Workers' Pensions or Wolf Video Resources (13 minutes) References articles at Tax.com particlularly Breaking News: Tax Revenues Plummeted

Bias Payments Come Too Late for Some Farmers. Ashley Southall. NY Times. 5/25/2010.

Surgery no longer a requirement for changing gender on passport. CNN. 6/09/2010.

UN investigator accuses US of shameful neglect of homeless. Chris McGreal. Guardian. 11/12/2009.

Citizens Held as Illegal Immigrants. Suzanne Gamboa, AP. 4/12/2009.

Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Executive Summary) (research copy) ... Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Full Report) (research copy). World Health Organization. 2008. This report looks at the possibilities of social justice policies on addressing the social determinants of health. It is available in multiple languages.

US Courts - Enemies of Education?. David Bacon. TruthOut. 5/08/09.

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

4 million 'illegal' immigrant children are native-born citizens. Wayne Drash. CNN. 4/14/2009.

4/03/2009. Bill Moyers interviews William Black in CSI Bailout. It is a stunning discussion of the current financial meltdown. A must watch. (wolf wolf)

Cities Deal With a Surge in Shantytowns. Jesse McKinley. NT Times. 3/25/2009.

Oregon's immigration debate: More subtle, but no less heated. Gosnia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 2/10/2009.

$3.43 Trillion & Counting. The costs of bailouts. Naomi Prins. Mother Jones. January/February 2009

The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers. Robert Reich. TruthOut. 1/10/2009.

Saving Private Industry: Corporate bailouts of the past 40 years

The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for eight years of Bush. Linda Bilmes and Josepf Stiglitz, images by Nigel Holmes. Harper's Magazine. January 2009. 6 pgs pdf ( original (subscription req.)

Review: Illegal People. Mary Bauer. Foreign Policy In Focus. 12/10/2008.

Punjab's migrants take less home. Geeta Pandey. BBC. 12/15/2008.

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 2 - "Frenzy". Jill Drew. Washington Post. 12/16/2008. (Part 1).

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 1. Anthony Faiola, Ellen Nakashima and Jill Drew. Washington Post, 12/15/2008.

AP Study Finds $1.6 Billion Went to Bailed-Out Bank Executives. Frank Bass and Rita Beamish, The Associated Press. 12/21/2008.

Spying on pacifists, environmentalists and nuns. Bob Drogin. LA Times. 12/07/2008.

Middle class has been shrinking for decades. Rom Eblen. Kentucky Herald-Leader. 10/03/2008.

US Diluted Loan Rules Before Crash. Mark Appuzo. Assoc. Press. 12/01/2008.

Banking Regulator Played Advocate Over Enforcer. Binyamin Applebaum & Ellen Nakashima, Wa. Post. 11/23/2008.

Preemptive Policing & the National Security State: Repressing Dissent at the Republican National Convention. Intelligence Daily. 11/20/2008.

The Political Gender Gap: Gender Bias in Facial Inferences that Predict Voting Behavior. Joan Y. Chiao et al. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3666. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003666. October 2008.

Good looks help women candidates, men not so much. Randolph Schmid. AP. 10/31/2008.

No-match list catches regular voters by surprise. Curtis Morgan & Charles Rabini. Miami Herald. 10/31/2008.

Path to polls littered with obstacles for African Americans. James Ridgeway. Guardian. 10/31/2008.

Steal Back Your Vote. Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. 2008. How to protect against voter disenfranchisement.

Blocking the Vote. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Greg Palast.Rolling Stone. 10/2008. How voters lose their vote and what to do about it.

Equal Before Mammon - Pay inequality.

Whites Swim in Racial Preference. Tim Wise. Alternet. 2/20/2003

Government owes American Indians $456 mln: judge. Tom Doggett. Reuters. 8/08/2008.

Comparison of the Reported Tax Liabilities of Foreign- and U.S.-Controlled Corporations, 1998-2005. General Accounting Office. GAO-08-957. 7/24/2008.

Where Credit Is Due: A Timeline of the Mortgage Crisis. Naomi Prins, Mother Jones. July/August 2008.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Arvil. IPS. 6/04/2008.

U.S.-born children feel effects of immigration raids. Anna Gorman. 6/08/2008.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Avril. IPS. 6/04/2008.

Undocumented immigrants face Juan Crow. Roberto Lovato. The Progressive. 5/19/2008.

Food stamp recipients pinched by high food prices. Dawn Babwin. Associated Press. 5/16/2008.

Transparency International researches and monitors global corruption of governments and corporations.

I.R.S. Scrutiny of Big Firms Plummets, Study Says. Lynnley Browning. NY TImes. 4/14/2008.

Credit crunch costs '$1 trillion'. Stevern Schifferes. BBC. 4/09/2008.

For Many, a Boom That Wasn't. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 4/09/2008.

Faculty Are Liberal -- Who Cares?. Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed. 3/27/2008

Debt: Our 9 Trillion Pound Gorilla. Susan Douglas. In These Times. 3/25/08.

Domestic Spying Program Could Aid Terrorists, Experts Say. Justin Rood. ABC News. 2/01/2008.

Iraq Conflict Has Killed A Million Iraqis: Survey. Reuters. 1/31/2008.

Drug Traces Common in Tap Water. AP. 3/10/2008.

What Created This Monster?. Nelson Schwartz & Julie Creswell. NT Times. 3/23/08. The role of deregulation of the financial industry and the use of derivatives to "spread risk."

'National crisis' for Iraqi women. BBC. 3/06/2008.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. The Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

Oregon's immigration debate: More subtle, but no less heated. Gosnia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 2/10/2009.

Minorities expected to be majority in 2050. CNN. 8/13/2008.

Chinese illegal immigrants discovered in Texas border town. CNN. 6/06/2008.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Avril. IPS. 6/04/2008.

Older Americans wealthier, living longer. Julie Steenhuysen. Reuters. 3/28/2008.

Wed to Strangers, Vietnamese Wives Build Korean Lives. Norimitsu Onishi. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

Population Growth Is a Threat. But It Pales Against the Greed of the Rich. George Monbiot. Guardian/UK. 1/29/2008.

Food Crisis Will Take Hold Before Climate Change, Warns Chief Scientist. James Randerson. Guardian. 3/07/2008.

----Poverty----

Lessons learned? What Portland leaders did -- and didn't do -- as people of color were forced to the fringes. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Oregonian. 4/30/2011. Gentrification in North Portland.

Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

Work complaints hang over plant. Brent Hunsberger and Gosia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Raids included people's homes. Bryan Denson. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007

Raid sends illegal immigrants underground. Esmeralda Bermudez. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Lessons learned? What Portland leaders did -- and didn't do -- as people of color were forced to the fringes. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Oregonian. 4/30/2011. Gentrification in North Portland.

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

Bias Payments Come Too Late for Some Farmers. Ashley Southall. NY Times. 5/25/2010.

Feds slam Texas factory over discrimination claims. CNN. 4/15/2010.

The Hidden Health Toll of Race. Ryan Blitstein. Miller-McCune. 7/11/2009.

Listening to Latinas. National Women's Law Center (NWLC). Sept. 2009 Study of educational barriers for Latina's. Executive Summary.

The State of Black Oregon, pdf 144 pgs. Urban League of Portland. 7/27/2009. (Also at Urban League of Portland

State of black Oregon: precarious. Nikole Hannah-Jones. Oregonian. 7/26/2009.

Citizens Held as Illegal Immigrants. Suzanne Gamboa, AP. 4/12/2009.

Pew Hispanic Center

RIGHTS: U.N. Revisits U.S. Policies on Racial Profiling. Haider Rizvi, IPS. 7/01/2009.

The Cost Of Race: Retirement. NPR. 5/15/2009. (From Pew research Report)

US Courts - Enemies of Education?. David Bacon. TruthOut. 5/08/09.

Coloring Opportunity: The Regional Geography of Structural Racism in The NYC Region. Paul Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 3/21/2009.

In Loneliness, Immigrants Tend the Flock. Dan Frosch. NY Times. 2/22/2009.

Should saggy pants be belted with ban?. Lee Higgins. The State. 1/16/2009.

The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers. Robert Reich. TruthOut. 1/10/2009.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

40 Years Later: The Unrealized American Dream. Dedrick Muhammad. The Institute for Policy Studies. April 2008. Report examines the current state of inequality for African Americans.

White extremists lash out over election of first black president. Howard Witt. LA Times. 11/23/2008.

Portland's low-income neighborhoods are city's 'food deserts'. Paige Parker. The Oregonian. 11/15/2008. (research copy)

No-match list catches regular voters by surprise. Curtis Morgan & Charles Rabini. Miami Herald. 10/31/2008.

Path to polls littered with obstacles for African Americans. James Ridgeway. Guardian. 10/31/2008.

Reversal of Fortune: Economic gains of 1990s overturned for African Americans from 2000-07. Economic Policy Institute. 10/2008.

Whites Swim in Racial Preference. Tim Wise. Alternet. 2/20/2003

Government owes American Indians $456 mln: judge. Tom Doggett. Reuters. 8/08/2008.

Minorities expected to be majority in 2050. CNN. 8/13/2008.

Poison Pill Slipped Into Indian Health Bill. Michelle Chen. In These Times. 7/09/2008.

New Criminal Record: 7.2 Million. Darryl Fear. Washington Post. 6/12/2008.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Arvil. IPS. 6/04/2008.

James Byrd, Jr.:10 Years Later, 'Horrific Death' in Jasper Won't Fade From Memory. Bill Hanna. Star-Telegram - TX. 6/08/2008.

U.S.-born children feel effects of immigration raids. Anna Gorman. 6/08/2008.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Avril. IPS. 6/04/2008.

Undocumented immigrants face Juan Crow. Roberto Lovato. The Progressive. 5/19/2008.

The Other Karen Tribe Antonio Graceffo. Boxun News. 5/22/2008.

Trail of Tears was trail of betrayal. Mark Anthony Rolo. The Progressive. 5/25/2008.

Native American health suffers due to inequality. Donald Wame. The Progressive. 5/20/2008.

New Look at Death Sentences and Race. Adam Liptak. NY Times. 4/29/2008.

Small-town residents living on deadly ground. Ronnie Greene. Miami Herald. 5/03/2008.

Foreclosure Machine Thrives on Woes. Gretchen Morgenson & Jonathan Glater. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Women Behind Bars Project. Women in the criminal justice system.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

KKK store, civil rights activist landlord may go to court. CNN. 3/10/2008.

A Desperate Search For Stolen Children. Maureen Fan. Washington Post. A11. 3/10/2008. Lax Protections Leave Chinese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking

Overwhelmingly White, the Green Movement is Reaching For The Rainbow. Paula Bock. 3/10/2008. Seattle Times.

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

Gays fear an influx of hate. Erick Bailey. LA Times. 3/16/2008.

Fiery death sent a message. Jill Leovy. LA Times. 3/17/2008.

The Year in Hate: Active U.S. Hate Groups Rise to 888 in 2007. David Holthouse & Mark Potok. SPLC. 3/2008.

Hate Crimes Linked to Immigration Debate. Dave Crary. AP. 3/10/2008.

US prison numbers reach record high. Al Jazeera. 2/29/2008.

Affirmative action ban heads for ballot in 5 states. Linda Royce. CNN. 3/07/2008.

Can You Tell Someone's Race By Looking at Them? Interactive test

State of the Dream: Foreclosed. United for a Fair Economy. 1/16/2008. Charts: Racial cost of predatory lending; more charts

----Reports----

ZipRealty Guide to Affordable Housing. Site has good information and resources regarding housing around the country.

Living on Earth. "Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 300 Public Radio stations broadcast Living on Earth's news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues."

>HUD Homeless Resource Exchange

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

STILL WAITING: "Unfair orDeceptive" Credit Card Practices Continue
as AmericansWait for New Reforms to Take Effect
. Nick Bourke and Ardie Holifield. Pew Charitable Trusts. 11/01/2009. Original

Shadow Government Statistics. Analysis Behind and Beyond Government Economic Reporting

The State of Black Oregon, pdf 144 pgs. Urban League of Portland. 7/27/2009. (Also at Urban League of Portland

Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Executive Summary) (research copy) ... Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Full Report) (research copy). World Health Organization. 2008. This report looks at the possibilities of social justice policies on addressing the social determinants of health. It is available in multiple languages.

Pew Hispanic Center

RIGHTS: U.N. Revisits U.S. Policies on Racial Profiling. Haider Rizvi, IPS. 7/01/2009.

Center for Social Inclusion. The Center for Social Inclusion works to build a fair and just society by dismantling structural racism.

Coloring Opportunity: The Regional Geography of Structural Racism in The NYC Region. Paul Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 3/21/2009.

What's Hurting the Middle Class. Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi. Boston Review.

The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for eight years of Bush. Linda Bilmes and Josepf Stiglitz, images by Nigel Holmes. Harper's Magazine. January 2009. 6 pgs pdf ( original (subscription req.)

They killed their neighbors: genocide's foot soldiers. Courtney Yeager. CNN. 12/10/2008.

No advance for women in top U.S. jobs. Ellen Wulfhorst. NY Times. 12/10/2008.

$73 an Hour: Adding It Up. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 12/09/2008.

Punjab's migrants take less home. Geeta Pandey. BBC. 12/15/2008.

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 2 - "Frenzy". Jill Drew. Washington Post. 12/16/2008. (Part 1).

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 1. Anthony Faiola, Ellen Nakashima and Jill Drew. Washington Post, 12/15/2008.

40 Years Later: The Unrealized American Dream. Dedrick Muhammad. The Institute for Policy Studies. April 2008. Report examines the current state of inequality for African Americans.

1 in 5 young adults has personality disorder. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 12/02/2008.

Learning from Concentrated Poverty in America: A Synthesis of Themes from the Case Studies. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. Full report.

The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case studies from communities across the U.S.. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. (original) Synthesis of Themes

Characteristics of Low-Income Households With Very Low Food Security. Mark Nord. Economic Information Bulletin Number 25. May 2007. USDA. (research copy).

Household Food Security in the United States, 2007. Nord, Andrews, and Carlson. Economic Research Report No. 56. US Department of Agriculture. (research copy)

Equity Atlas for Portland, Oregon. By Regional Equity Atlas Project. Coalition for a Livable Future. 2007.

Still Working Hard - Still Falling Short. Working Poor Families Project. October 2008. Includes state rankings. (original)

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Reversal of Fortune: Economic gains of 1990s overturned for African Americans from 2000-07. Economic Policy Institute. 10/2008.

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

Comparison of the Reported Tax Liabilities of Foreign- and U.S.-Controlled Corporations, 1998-2005. General Accounting Office. GAO-08-957. 7/24/2008.

Minorities expected to be majority in 2050. CNN. 8/13/2008.

Measure of America - Factoids. Breif facts from the "measure of America" report by Oxfam's American Human Development Project. 7/2008

The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009. Synopisi of the report by the American Human Development Project.

Measure of America - Interactive Maps. Interactive maps of health, environment and economic wellbeing from Oxfam's American Human Development Project.

The State of Africa's Children 2008. UNICEF. 5/2008. 5 million children dying a year due to poverty. (Original Link)

Major Depressive Episode among Youths Aged 12 to 17 in the United States: 2004 to 2006. 5/13/2008.

Crandall Canyon Mine Collapse Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

Utah Mine Disaster Was Preventable, Report Says. Ian Urbina. NY Times. 5/09/2008. Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

System of Neglect - Immigrant Detention. Dana Priest & Amy Goldstein. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America

Transparency International calls on leading oil and gas companies to increase revenue transparency. Transparency International Anti-Corruption Reports. 2008.

Targeting Blacks: Drug Law Enforcement and Race in the United States. Human Rights Watch report. May 2008.

Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution. National Academy of Science. 4/2008.

Scientists: Smog contributes to premature death. AP. 4/22/2008. Link to report summary

Countries Still Maintain Laws that Discriminate against Women - report for sale at Amazon - Women, Law and Human Rights: An African Perspective

Aging Statistics Interagency federal government data site on aging statistics.

Quarter of US Women Suffer Domestic Violence: CDC . Will Dunham. Reuters. 2/07/2008.

Cereal prices hit poor countries. BBC. 2/14/2008.

The Year in Hate: Active U.S. Hate Groups Rise to 888 in 2007. David Holthouse & Mark Potok. SPLC. 3/2008.

Hate Crimes Linked to Immigration Debate. Dave Crary. AP. 3/10/2008.

Executive Excess 2007: The Staggering Social Cost of U.S. Business Leadership. Multiple Authors. UFE and Institute for Policy Studies.

State of the Dream: Foreclosed. United for a Fair Economy. 1/16/2008. Charts: Racial cost of predatory lending; more charts

----Research----

Supreme Court to Weigh Sociology Issue in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/27/2011. (Actual report)

Contextual Evidence of Gender Discrimination: The Ascendance of "Social Frameworks". Monahan, Walker, and Mitchell. University of Virginia Law School: Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper Series. 2008. Paper 90. (Also available here). PDF 35 pages.

AllGov. A number of interesting articles - some well researched - on current policy and issues.

>HUD Homeless Resource Exchange

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness. Evelyn Pringle. The Public Record. 6/9/2010. (1 of 5)

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers in the US. Evelyn Pringle. The Public Record. 4/27/2010.

Study Finds Cohabiting Doesn't Make a Union Last. Sam Roberts. NY Times. 3/02/2010.

U.S. Plans New Measure for Poverty. Sam Roberts. NY Times. 3/2/2010.

Poverty and disability greatly correlated, new study shows. Mike Ervin. The Progressive. 11/03/2009.

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. The Montreal Gazette. 7/29/2009.

Shadow Government Statistics. Analysis Behind and Beyond Government Economic Reporting

Broken Laws Unprotected Workers. NELP. 9/2009.

The State of Black Oregon, pdf 144 pgs. Urban League of Portland. 7/27/2009. (Also at Urban League of Portland

City air pollution 'shortens life'. Humphrey Hawksley. Guardian. 4/12/2009.

Chemical pollutants likely culprits in rising birth defects. Roxanne Chan & Sarah Petras. Anchorage Daily News. 8/25/2008.

Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Executive Summary) (research copy) ... Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Full Report) (research copy). World Health Organization. 2008. This report looks at the possibilities of social justice policies on addressing the social determinants of health. It is available in multiple languages.

Pew Hispanic Center

Study: Medical Bills Underlie 60 Percent of US Bankruptcies. Maggie Fox. Reuters. 6/04/2009

Center for Social Inclusion. The Center for Social Inclusion works to build a fair and just society by dismantling structural racism.

What's Hurting the Middle Class. Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi. Boston Review.

People 'still willing to torture'. BBC. 12/19/2008.

40 Years Later: The Unrealized American Dream. Dedrick Muhammad. The Institute for Policy Studies. April 2008. Report examines the current state of inequality for African Americans.

Many Would Rather Be Anything but Obese. ABC News. 5/23/2006.

1 in 5 young adults has personality disorder. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 12/02/2008.

Learning from Concentrated Poverty in America: A Synthesis of Themes from the Case Studies. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. Full report.

The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case studies from communities across the U.S.. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. (original) Synthesis of Themes

Characteristics of Low-Income Households With Very Low Food Security. Mark Nord. Economic Information Bulletin Number 25. May 2007. USDA. (research copy).

Household Food Security in the United States, 2007. Nord, Andrews, and Carlson. Economic Research Report No. 56. US Department of Agriculture. (research copy)

Equity Atlas for Portland, Oregon. By Regional Equity Atlas Project. Coalition for a Livable Future. 2007.

The Political Gender Gap: Gender Bias in Facial Inferences that Predict Voting Behavior. Joan Y. Chiao et al. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3666. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003666. October 2008.

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Women's Heart Symptoms Often Blamed on Stress. Tara Parker-Pope. NY Times. 10/13/2008,

Reversal of Fortune: Economic gains of 1990s overturned for African Americans from 2000-07. Economic Policy Institute. 10/2008.

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

Working Group on Extreme Inequality. The site provides income inequality information - primarily for the U.S., and analysis of inequality issues. It is part of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Measure of America - Factoids. Breif facts from the "measure of America" report by Oxfam's American Human Development Project. 7/2008

The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009. Synopisi of the report by the American Human Development Project.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 3--1970s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/14/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 2--1960s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/07/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 1--1940s/1950s. Paula Rosenberg. Open Left. 6/03/2008.

Environmental Life Style Analysis (ELSA). Timothy Gutowski et al. IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment. 5/2008. Research study on life style effects on global warming emissions.

Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution. National Academy of Science. 4/2008.

Scientists: Smog contributes to premature death. AP. 4/22/2008. Link to report summary

Faculty Are Liberal -- Who Cares?. Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed. 3/27/2008

Aging Statistics Interagency federal government data site on aging statistics.

Quarter of US Women Suffer Domestic Violence: CDC . Will Dunham. Reuters. 2/07/2008.

----Resources----

Oil Spills, Coal Disasters, Immigration Hysteria: Unlearned Lessons from 1924. Jeff Biggers. AlterNet. 6/02/2010.

City air pollution 'shortens life'. Humphrey Hawksley. Guardian. 4/12/2009.

EAST AFRICA: Even Fish Heads Are Now Unaffordable. Wambi Michael. International Press Service. 1/16/2009.

The Black Mesa Controversy. Enei Begaye. Culture & Survival. #29.4, 2005.

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Some rural communities pushed to the edge by high cost of fuel. Tom Kizzia & Tom Hopkins. Anchorage Daily News. 5/16/2008.

WorldWatch Institute. Research on environment, and social implications of global warming and resource issues,

Load Up the Pantry. Brett Arends. Wall Street Journal. 4/21/2008.

Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World. Josh Gerstein. NY Sun. 4/21/2008.

Biofuels starving our people, leaders tell UN. Allegra Stratton. Guardian/UK. 4/28/2008.

As income gap widens, recession fears grow. Tami Luhby. CNN. 4/09/2008

Food prices stir poverty concern. Al Jazeera. 4/11/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Food prices rising across the world. CNN. 3/25/2008.

Mexico plans water supply boost. BBC. 3/25/2008.

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force. Jack Chang. McClatchy. 3/24/2008.

Iraq Conflict Has Killed A Million Iraqis: Survey. Reuters. 1/31/2008.

Population Growth Is a Threat. But It Pales Against the Greed of the Rich. George Monbiot. Guardian/UK. 1/29/2008.

Ban Ki-moon Warns That Water Shortages Are Increasingly Driving Conflicts. UN News Centre. 2/06/2008.

RIGHTS-BRAZIL: Pantanal Indians Threatened by Deforestation. Mario Osava. IPS. 2/09/2008.

True scale of C0â‚‚emissions from shipping revealed. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 2/13/2008.

Overwhelmingly White, the Green Movement is Reaching For The Rainbow. Paula Bock. 3/10/2008. Seattle Times.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

Food Crisis Will Take Hold Before Climate Change, Warns Chief Scientist. James Randerson. Guardian. 3/07/2008.

----Rights----

Work complaints hang over plant. Brent Hunsberger and Gosia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Raids included people's homes. Bryan Denson. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007

Who's Inside Midwest Mystery Prisons?. AllGov 7/31/11. or at AllGov.

Hate Crimes and Statistics from the FBI.

Bias Payments Come Too Late for Some Farmers. Ashley Southall. NY Times. 5/25/2010.

Surgery no longer a requirement for changing gender on passport. CNN. 6/09/2010.

Can you hurt a chimp's feelings?. Ros Coward. Guardian. 4/30/2010.

The Other Nuclear Survivors. Gwyn Kirk, Foreign Policy In Focus. 3/02/2010.

Broken Laws Unprotected Workers. NELP. 9/2009.

Citizens Held as Illegal Immigrants. Suzanne Gamboa, AP. 4/12/2009.

Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Executive Summary) (research copy) ... Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Full Report) (research copy). World Health Organization. 2008. This report looks at the possibilities of social justice policies on addressing the social determinants of health. It is available in multiple languages.

RIGHTS: U.N. Revisits U.S. Policies on Racial Profiling. Haider Rizvi, IPS. 7/01/2009.

4 million 'illegal' immigrant children are native-born citizens. Wayne Drash. CNN. 4/14/2009.

In Loneliness, Immigrants Tend the Flock. Dan Frosch. NY Times. 2/22/2009.

Men become richer after divorce. Amelia Hill. Guardian/UK. 1/25/2009.

Colombia Indians face down violence. Chris Kraul. LA Times, 1/11/2009.

Guardians: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. Culture & Survival. # 32.2. 2008.

The Black Mesa Controversy. Enei Begaye. Culture & Survival. #29.4, 2005.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

Spying on pacifists, environmentalists and nuns. Bob Drogin. LA Times. 12/07/2008.

Work complaints hang over plant. Brent Hunsberger and Gosia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Raids included people's homes. Bryan Denson. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007

Raid sends illegal immigrants underground. Esmeralda Bermudez. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

'Less Than Human': The Psychology Of Cruelty. NPR. 3/29/2011. Listen to program - 30 minutes

Who's Inside Midwest Mystery Prisons?. AllGov 7/31/11. or at AllGov.

Hate Crimes and Statistics from the FBI.

Citizens Held as Illegal Immigrants. Suzanne Gamboa, AP. 4/12/2009.

They killed their neighbors: genocide's foot soldiers. Courtney Yeager. CNN. 12/10/2008.

Spying on pacifists, environmentalists and nuns. Bob Drogin. LA Times. 12/07/2008.

----Sex----

France's 'boys will be boys' mentality challenges gender equality

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

Supreme Court to Weigh Sociology Issue in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/27/2011. (Actual report)

Contextual Evidence of Gender Discrimination: The Ascendance of "Social Frameworks". Monahan, Walker, and Mitchell. University of Virginia Law School: Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper Series. 2008. Paper 90. (Also available here). PDF 35 pages.

Surgery no longer a requirement for changing gender on passport. CNN. 6/09/2010.

Indian eunuchs given separate IDs. BBC. 11/13/2009.

Out-of-wedlock births hit record high. Jessica Ravitz. CNN. 4/08/2009.

Saving Girls' Self Esteem. Ruth Conniff. The Progressive. 9/02/2009.

When someone is raised female and the genes say XY. Seth Borenstein. AP. 9/11/2009.

Listening to Latinas. National Women's Law Center (NWLC). Sept. 2009 Study of educational barriers for Latina's. Executive Summary.

Africa goes hardcore. Tim Samuels. Guardian/UK. 8/30/09.

Gendered Job Losses. Catherine Rampell. NY Times. 4/20/2009.

High health costs hit women hardest. Reuters. 5/11/2009.

Why XX must think like XY to earn more K. Marilyn Davidson. BBC. 5/14/2009.

More higher-income families are home schooling their children. Greg Toppo. USA Today. 6/02/2009.

A Cheap, Fast and Possibly Deadly Route to Beauty. Anemonia Hartocollis & Christina Davidson. NY Times. 4/16/2009.

Men become richer after divorce. Amelia Hill. Guardian/UK. 1/25/2009.

The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers. Robert Reich. TruthOut. 1/10/2009.

After Layoffs, Couples Wrestle With Role Reversal. Adrienne Gibbs. Women's eNews. 1/04/2009.

No advance for women in top U.S. jobs. Ellen Wulfhorst. NY Times. 12/10/2008.

Many Would Rather Be Anything but Obese. ABC News. 5/23/2006.

Where a baby girl is a mother's awful shame. Gethin Chamberlain. Guardian/UK. 11/23/2008.

The Political Gender Gap: Gender Bias in Facial Inferences that Predict Voting Behavior. Joan Y. Chiao et al. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3666. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003666. October 2008.

Good looks help women candidates, men not so much. Randolph Schmid. AP. 10/31/2008.

Women Buying Health Policies Pay a Penalty. Robert Pear. NY Times. 10/29/2008.

Last of Albania's 'sworn virgins' . Mike Lanchin. BBC, 10/22/2008. The practice of being an honorary man.

Women's Heart Symptoms Often Blamed on Stress. Tara Parker-Pope. NY Times. 10/13/2008,

Equal Before Mammon - Pay inequality.

Vietnamese women wed foreigners to help family. Ben Stocking. AP. 8/10/2008.

Struggling with India's gender bias. Steve Bradshaw. BBC. 8/19/2008.

New Criminal Record: 7.2 Million. Darryl Fear. Washington Post. 6/12/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 3--1970s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/14/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 2--1960s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/07/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 1--1940s/1950s. Paula Rosenberg. Open Left. 6/03/2008.

HEALTH-CUBA: Free Sex Change Operations Approved. Dalia Acosta. Inter Press Service. 6/07/2008.

Former nun helps Mexico 'femicide' victims recover. Sara Miller Llana. Christian Science Monitor. 6/05/2008.

Solving the global food crisis starts with women's rights. Yifat Susskind. The Progressive. 6/03/2008.

Sex trade traffickers get busy among cyclone orphans. Anne-Claire Duffay. The First Post/UK. 5/14/2008.

How do Muslims view women's rights?. Christian Science Monitor. 5/16/2008.

Boys not better than girls at maths, study finds. Anthea Lipsett. Guardian/UK. 5/30/2008.

Major Depressive Episode among Youths Aged 12 to 17 in the United States: 2004 to 2006. 5/13/2008.

More than 2 million U.S. youths depressed: study. Reuters. 5/13/2008.

African Women Making Change. Ann Jones. Mother Jones. 5/13/2008.

The Myth of the Stay-at-Home Mom. Paul Nyhan. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 5/13/2008.

Child brides 'sold' in Afghanistan. BBC. 4/15/08.

Foreclosure Machine Thrives on Woes. Gretchen Morgenson & Jonathan Glater. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Countries Still Maintain Laws that Discriminate against Women - report for sale at Amazon - Women, Law and Human Rights: An African Perspective

Women Behind Bars Project. Women in the criminal justice system.

Wed to Strangers, Vietnamese Wives Build Korean Lives. Norimitsu Onishi. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

Cultural Imperialism at the W.H.O.?. John Tierney. NY Times. 1/28/2008.

Quarter of US Women Suffer Domestic Violence: CDC . Will Dunham. Reuters. 2/07/2008.

Tension About Religion and Class in Turkey. Sabrina Tavernise. NY Times. 2/19/2008.

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

'National crisis' for Iraqi women. BBC. 3/06/2008.

Affirmative action ban heads for ballot in 5 states. Linda Royce. CNN. 3/07/2008.

Baltimore Finds Subprime Crisis Snags Women. John Leland. NY Times. 1/15/2008.

----Sexual Orientation----

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

What's Hurting the Middle Class. Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi. Boston Review.

HEALTH-CUBA: Free Sex Change Operations Approved. Dalia Acosta. Inter Press Service. 6/07/2008.

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

Gays fear an influx of hate. Erick Bailey. LA Times. 3/16/2008.

AllGov. A number of interesting articles - some well researched - on current policy and issues.

ZipRealty Guide to Affordable Housing. Site has good information and resources regarding housing around the country.

Living on Earth. "Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 300 Public Radio stations broadcast Living on Earth's news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues."

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Coalition Against hate Crimes Portland, Oregon

Hate Crimes and Statistics from the FBI.

Hate Crime Laws from the Anti-Defamation League

Shadow Government Statistics. Analysis Behind and Beyond Government Economic Reporting

Pew Hispanic Center

Center for Social Inclusion. The Center for Social Inclusion works to build a fair and just society by dismantling structural racism.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

Equity Atlas for Portland, Oregon. By Regional Equity Atlas Project. Coalition for a Livable Future. 2007.

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

Working Group on Extreme Inequality. The site provides income inequality information - primarily for the U.S., and analysis of inequality issues. It is part of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Boxun News. One of the few credible news sources from China and Burma.

WorldWatch Institute. Research on environment, and social implications of global warming and resource issues,

Transparency International researches and monitors global corruption of governments and corporations.

Women Behind Bars Project. Women in the criminal justice system.

Aging Statistics Interagency federal government data site on aging statistics.

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

Running the Numbers. Art reflecting the waste of U.S. consumer culture by Chris Jordan.

----Social Change----

Welcome To The New Company Town. Jerry Unseem & Ann Harrington. Fortune 01/10/2000, Vol. 141, Issue 1.

Lewis H. Lapham. Ignorance of Things Past: who wins and who loses when we forget American History." Harper's Magazine. May 2012 pgs 26-33.

AllGov. A number of interesting articles - some well researched - on current policy and issues.

----Social Class----

Lessons learned? What Portland leaders did -- and didn't do -- as people of color were forced to the fringes. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Oregonian. 4/30/2011. Gentrification in North Portland.

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

ZipRealty Guide to Affordable Housing. Site has good information and resources regarding housing around the country.

3/03/11 David Cay Johnson. DemocracyNow! "Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin": Media Parroting Walker's False Claims of Taxpayer "Subsidies" for Workers' Pensions or Wolf Video Resources (13 minutes) References articles at Tax.com particlularly Breaking News: Tax Revenues Plummeted

The Rise of the New Global Elite. Chrystia Freeland, The Atlantic. January/February 2011.

Wealthy Reap Rewards While Those Who Work Lose. Adrian Appel. Inter Press Service. 7/09/2010.

GMAC chief's pay rivals Wall St. Suzanne Kapner. Financial Times. 3/03/2010.

U.S. Plans New Measure for Poverty. Sam Roberts. NY Times. 3/2/2010.

Poverty and disability greatly correlated, new study shows. Mike Ervin. The Progressive. 11/03/2009.

10,000 apply for 90 factory jobs. Jere Downs. Louisville Courier-Journal. 10/08/2009.

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

UN investigator accuses US of shameful neglect of homeless. Chris McGreal. Guardian. 11/12/2009.

Attacks on Homeless Bring Push on Hate Crime Laws. Eric Lichtblau. NY Times. 8/08/2009.

Broken Laws Unprotected Workers. NELP. 9/2009.

More higher-income families are home schooling their children. Greg Toppo. USA Today. 6/02/2009.

Study: Medical Bills Underlie 60 Percent of US Bankruptcies. Maggie Fox. Reuters. 6/04/2009

The L-Curve: Income Distribution of the U.S.. David S. Chandler. 2/04/2007. Video Resource

The income distribution of the United States is far more unequal than most people realize. In fact it is so lopsided, it is hard to represent on a single graph. For more see http://www.lcurve.org

Men become richer after divorce. Amelia Hill. Guardian/UK. 1/25/2009.

The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers. Robert Reich. TruthOut. 1/10/2009.

The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for eight years of Bush. Linda Bilmes and Josepf Stiglitz, images by Nigel Holmes. Harper's Magazine. January 2009. 6 pgs pdf ( original (subscription req.)

As Workers' Pensions Wither, Those for Executives Flourish. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis, Wall Street Journal. June 23, 2006

Executive Pensions Often Secured First. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis. Hartford Courant (republished in The Wall Street Journal. 4/27/2003.

Middle class has been shrinking for decades. Rom Eblen. Kentucky Herald-Leader. 10/03/2008.

Learning from Concentrated Poverty in America: A Synthesis of Themes from the Case Studies. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. Full report.

The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case studies from communities across the U.S.. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. (original) Synthesis of Themes

Hunger among U.S. children skyrockets in 2007

Characteristics of Low-Income Households With Very Low Food Security. Mark Nord. Economic Information Bulletin Number 25. May 2007. USDA. (research copy).

Portland's low-income neighborhoods are city's 'food deserts'. Paige Parker. The Oregonian. 11/15/2008. (research copy)

Japan's burgeoning class: Working Poor. Shino Yuasa. AP. 10/26/2008.

Still Working Hard - Still Falling Short. Working Poor Families Project. October 2008. Includes state rankings. (original)

Vietnamese women wed foreigners to help family. Ben Stocking. AP. 8/10/2008.

Unequal America: Causes and consequences of the wide--and growing--gap between rich and poor. Elizabeth Gudrais. Harvard Magazine. July/August 2008.

New Criminal Record: 7.2 Million. Darryl Fear. Washington Post. 6/12/2008.

Plutocracy Reborn. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

The Rich and the Rest of Us. John Cavanagh & Chuck Collins. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

Americans $1.7 trillion poorer. Tami Luhby. CNN. 6/05/2008.

Food stamp recipients pinched by high food prices. Dawn Babwin. Associated Press. 5/16/2008.

Native American health suffers due to inequality. Donald Wame. The Progressive. 5/20/2008.

Mom forced to live in car with dogs. Thelma Gutierrez & Wayne Drash. CNN. 5/20/2008.

Utah Mine Disaster Was Preventable, Report Says. Ian Urbina. NY Times. 5/09/2008. Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

The Great Shopping Spree, R.I.P.. Robert J. Samuelson. Newsweek. 4/28/2008.

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Despite Tough Times, Ultrarich Keep Spending. Christine Haughney & Eric Konigsberg. NY Times. 4/13/2008.

A faltering economy hasn't slowed American CEOs' pursuit of wealth. David Walsh. World Socialist Web Site. 4/16/2008.

Wall Street Winners Get Billion-Dollar Paydays. Jenny Anderson. NY Times. 4/16/2008.

As income gap widens, recession fears grow. Tami Luhby. CNN. 4/09/2008

For Many, a Boom That Wasn't. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 4/09/2008.

Foreclosure Machine Thrives on Woes. Gretchen Morgenson & Jonathan Glater. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Jobs down 3rd straight month; recession looms Kevin Hall. McClatchy. 4/04/2008.

Executive Pay: The Bottom Line for Those at the Top. 4/06/2008. NY Times. Interactive display.

Blue Collar, Bare Cupboards. Sasha Abramsky. In These Times. 3/28/2008.

Rich clients' assets to hit $75 trillion by 2012: study. Reuters. 3/27/2008.

Women Behind Bars Project. Women in the criminal justice system.

Seattle Battles the Homeless. Silja Talvi. In These Times. 3/27/2008.

Tension About Religion and Class in Turkey. Sabrina Tavernise. NY Times. 2/19/2008.

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

What Created This Monster?. Nelson Schwartz & Julie Creswell. NT Times. 3/23/08. The role of deregulation of the financial industry and the use of derivatives to "spread risk."

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

Up to 70% interest - credit card aimed at the poor. Patrick Collinson. Guardian UK. 2/12/2008.

Endowments and the creation of a two-tier higher education system in America . Charles Bogle. World Socialist Web Site. 2/11/2008.

Best U.S. factory jobs in rising jeopardy. Mark Trumbull. Christian Science Monitor. 2/15/2008.

Poverty Is Poison. Paul Krugman. NY Times. 2/18/2008.

Low unemployment rate hides rise in long-term jobless. Kevin G. Hall. McClatchy. 2/18/2008.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

Poverty Facts and Stats.

Sub-prime CEOs defend high wages. BBC. 3/07/2008.

3 CEOs made $460 million - House panel - Sub-prime mortgages. Ben Rooney. CNN. 3/06/2008.

America's 'Near Poor' Are Increasingly at Economic Risk, Experts Say. 5/08/06 Erik Eckholm, NY Times.

State of the Dream: Foreclosed. United for a Fair Economy. 1/16/2008. Charts: Racial cost of predatory lending; more charts

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France's 'boys will be boys' mentality challenges gender equality

Work complaints hang over plant. Brent Hunsberger and Gosia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Raids included people's homes. Bryan Denson. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007

Raid sends illegal immigrants underground. Esmeralda Bermudez. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Lessons learned? What Portland leaders did -- and didn't do -- as people of color were forced to the fringes. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Oregonian. 4/30/2011. Gentrification in North Portland.

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

'Less Than Human': The Psychology Of Cruelty. NPR. 3/29/2011. Listen to program - 30 minutes

Supreme Court to Weigh Sociology Issue in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/27/2011. (Actual report)

ZipRealty Guide to Affordable Housing. Site has good information and resources regarding housing around the country.

3/03/11 David Cay Johnson. DemocracyNow! "Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin": Media Parroting Walker's False Claims of Taxpayer "Subsidies" for Workers' Pensions or Wolf Video Resources (13 minutes) References articles at Tax.com particlularly Breaking News: Tax Revenues Plummeted

The Rise of the New Global Elite. Chrystia Freeland, The Atlantic. January/February 2011.

>HUD Homeless Resource Exchange

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Coalition Against hate Crimes Portland, Oregon

Hate Crimes and Statistics from the FBI.

Hate Crime Laws from the Anti-Defamation League

Wealthy Reap Rewards While Those Who Work Lose. Adrian Appel. Inter Press Service. 7/09/2010.

World debt crisis: eight reasons you should care. Laurent Belsie, Christian Science Monitor. 5/26/2010.

Bias Payments Come Too Late for Some Farmers. Ashley Southall. NY Times. 5/25/2010.

Oil Spills, Coal Disasters, Immigration Hysteria: Unlearned Lessons from 1924. Jeff Biggers. AlterNet. 6/02/2010.

Surgery no longer a requirement for changing gender on passport. CNN. 6/09/2010.

Feds slam Texas factory over discrimination claims. CNN. 4/15/2010.

GMAC chief's pay rivals Wall St. Suzanne Kapner. Financial Times. 3/03/2010.

U.S. Plans New Measure for Poverty. Sam Roberts. NY Times. 3/2/2010.

The Other Nuclear Survivors. Gwyn Kirk, Foreign Policy In Focus. 3/02/2010.

Poverty and disability greatly correlated, new study shows. Mike Ervin. The Progressive. 11/03/2009.

10,000 apply for 90 factory jobs. Jere Downs. Louisville Courier-Journal. 10/08/2009.

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

UN investigator accuses US of shameful neglect of homeless. Chris McGreal. Guardian. 11/12/2009.

Indian eunuchs given separate IDs. BBC. 11/13/2009.

STILL WAITING: "Unfair orDeceptive" Credit Card Practices Continue
as AmericansWait for New Reforms to Take Effect
. Nick Bourke and Ardie Holifield. Pew Charitable Trusts. 11/01/2009. Original

Commodifying Kids: The Forgotten Crisis. Henry Giroux. TruthOut. 4/03/2009.

What 8.5 Percent Looks Like. NPR. 4/03/2009.

Teens locked up for life without a second chance. Stephanie Chen. CNN. 4/08/2009.

The Hidden Health Toll of Race. Ryan Blitstein. Miller-McCune. 7/11/2009.

Attacks on Homeless Bring Push on Hate Crime Laws. Eric Lichtblau. NY Times. 8/08/2009.

Child trafficking on the rise. The Straits Times (Singapore). 9/01/2009.

Broken Laws Unprotected Workers. NELP. 9/2009.

Saving Girls' Self Esteem. Ruth Conniff. The Progressive. 9/02/2009.

When someone is raised female and the genes say XY. Seth Borenstein. AP. 9/11/2009.

Listening to Latinas. National Women's Law Center (NWLC). Sept. 2009 Study of educational barriers for Latina's. Executive Summary.

Africa goes hardcore. Tim Samuels. Guardian/UK. 8/30/09.

The State of Black Oregon, pdf 144 pgs. Urban League of Portland. 7/27/2009. (Also at Urban League of Portland

State of black Oregon: precarious. Nikole Hannah-Jones. Oregonian. 7/26/2009.

Citizens Held as Illegal Immigrants. Suzanne Gamboa, AP. 4/12/2009.

City air pollution 'shortens life'. Humphrey Hawksley. Guardian. 4/12/2009.

Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Executive Summary) (research copy) ... Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Full Report) (research copy). World Health Organization. 2008. This report looks at the possibilities of social justice policies on addressing the social determinants of health. It is available in multiple languages.

Gendered Job Losses. Catherine Rampell. NY Times. 4/20/2009.

Documentary examines U.S. child sex trade. Michelle Nichols. Reuters. 4/29/2009.

High health costs hit women hardest. Reuters. 5/11/2009.

Pew Hispanic Center

Why XX must think like XY to earn more K. Marilyn Davidson. BBC. 5/14/2009.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2007.

More higher-income families are home schooling their children. Greg Toppo. USA Today. 6/02/2009.

When is inequality unfair?. Sunder Katwala. Guardian/UK. 6/23/2009.

RIGHTS: U.N. Revisits U.S. Policies on Racial Profiling. Haider Rizvi, IPS. 7/01/2009.

Study: Medical Bills Underlie 60 Percent of US Bankruptcies. Maggie Fox. Reuters. 6/04/2009

The Cost Of Race: Retirement. NPR. 5/15/2009. (From Pew research Report)

Minorities Affected Most as New York Foreclosures Rise . Michael Powell & Janet Roberts. NY Times. 5/15/2009.

US Courts - Enemies of Education?. David Bacon. TruthOut. 5/08/09.

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

4 million 'illegal' immigrant children are native-born citizens. Wayne Drash. CNN. 4/14/2009.

A Cheap, Fast and Possibly Deadly Route to Beauty. Anemonia Hartocollis & Christina Davidson. NY Times. 4/16/2009.

Center for Social Inclusion. The Center for Social Inclusion works to build a fair and just society by dismantling structural racism.

Coloring Opportunity: The Regional Geography of Structural Racism in The NYC Region. Paul Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 3/21/2009.

Cities Deal With a Surge in Shantytowns. Jesse McKinley. NT Times. 3/25/2009.

Convictions Reversed in Pennsylvania. AP. 3/26/2009.

The L-Curve: Income Distribution of the U.S.. David S. Chandler. 2/04/2007. Video Resource

The income distribution of the United States is far more unequal than most people realize. In fact it is so lopsided, it is hard to represent on a single graph. For more see http://www.lcurve.org

In Loneliness, Immigrants Tend the Flock. Dan Frosch. NY Times. 2/22/2009.

What's Hurting the Middle Class. Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi. Boston Review.

Men become richer after divorce. Amelia Hill. Guardian/UK. 1/25/2009.

EAST AFRICA: Even Fish Heads Are Now Unaffordable. Wambi Michael. International Press Service. 1/16/2009.

Should saggy pants be belted with ban?. Lee Higgins. The State. 1/16/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town. Heidi Vogt. Associated Press. 1/03/2009.

$3.43 Trillion & Counting. The costs of bailouts. Naomi Prins. Mother Jones. January/February 2009

The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers. Robert Reich. TruthOut. 1/10/2009.

Colombia Indians face down violence. Chris Kraul. LA Times, 1/11/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town . Heidi Vogt. AP. 1/03/2009.

After Layoffs, Couples Wrestle With Role Reversal. Adrienne Gibbs. Women's eNews. 1/04/2009.

Saving Private Industry: Corporate bailouts of the past 40 years

The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for eight years of Bush. Linda Bilmes and Josepf Stiglitz, images by Nigel Holmes. Harper's Magazine. January 2009. 6 pgs pdf ( original (subscription req.)

100 Years of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim stereotyping. Mazin B. Qumsiyeh. Originally published on The Prism.

They killed their neighbors: genocide's foot soldiers. Courtney Yeager. CNN. 12/10/2008.

No advance for women in top U.S. jobs. Ellen Wulfhorst. NY Times. 12/10/2008.

$73 an Hour: Adding It Up. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 12/09/2008.

Punjab's migrants take less home. Geeta Pandey. BBC. 12/15/2008.

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 2 - "Frenzy". Jill Drew. Washington Post. 12/16/2008. (Part 1).

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 1. Anthony Faiola, Ellen Nakashima and Jill Drew. Washington Post, 12/15/2008.

AP Study Finds $1.6 Billion Went to Bailed-Out Bank Executives. Frank Bass and Rita Beamish, The Associated Press. 12/21/2008.

Low-Skilled Workers Struggle Amid More Competition and Fewer Openings. Chris Jenklins. Washington Post. 12/20/2008.

Guardians: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. Culture & Survival. # 32.2. 2008.

The Black Mesa Controversy. Enei Begaye. Culture & Survival. #29.4, 2005.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

40 Years Later: The Unrealized American Dream. Dedrick Muhammad. The Institute for Policy Studies. April 2008. Report examines the current state of inequality for African Americans.

As Workers' Pensions Wither, Those for Executives Flourish. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis, Wall Street Journal. June 23, 2006

Executive Pensions Often Secured First. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis. Hartford Courant (republished in The Wall Street Journal. 4/27/2003.

Middle class has been shrinking for decades. Rom Eblen. Kentucky Herald-Leader. 10/03/2008.

Many Would Rather Be Anything but Obese. ABC News. 5/23/2006.

US Diluted Loan Rules Before Crash. Mark Appuzo. Assoc. Press. 12/01/2008.

Learning from Concentrated Poverty in America: A Synthesis of Themes from the Case Studies. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. Full report.

The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case studies from communities across the U.S.. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. (original) Synthesis of Themes

Banking Regulator Played Advocate Over Enforcer. Binyamin Applebaum & Ellen Nakashima, Wa. Post. 11/23/2008.

White extremists lash out over election of first black president. Howard Witt. LA Times. 11/23/2008.

Where a baby girl is a mother's awful shame. Gethin Chamberlain. Guardian/UK. 11/23/2008.

Preemptive Policing & the National Security State: Repressing Dissent at the Republican National Convention. Intelligence Daily. 11/20/2008.

Hunger among U.S. children skyrockets in 2007

Characteristics of Low-Income Households With Very Low Food Security. Mark Nord. Economic Information Bulletin Number 25. May 2007. USDA. (research copy).

Household Food Security in the United States, 2007. Nord, Andrews, and Carlson. Economic Research Report No. 56. US Department of Agriculture. (research copy)

Equity Atlas for Portland, Oregon. By Regional Equity Atlas Project. Coalition for a Livable Future. 2007.

Portland's low-income neighborhoods are city's 'food deserts'. Paige Parker. The Oregonian. 11/15/2008. (research copy)

Age Stratification. S Rowan Wolf. 9/2005.

The Political Gender Gap: Gender Bias in Facial Inferences that Predict Voting Behavior. Joan Y. Chiao et al. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3666. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003666. October 2008.

Good looks help women candidates, men not so much. Randolph Schmid. AP. 10/31/2008.

Women Buying Health Policies Pay a Penalty. Robert Pear. NY Times. 10/29/2008.

No-match list catches regular voters by surprise. Curtis Morgan & Charles Rabini. Miami Herald. 10/31/2008.

Path to polls littered with obstacles for African Americans. James Ridgeway. Guardian. 10/31/2008.

Wealth gap creating a social time bomb. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 10/23/2008.

Inequality in major U.S. cities rivals Africa: U.N.. Reuters. 10/23/2008.

Japan's burgeoning class: Working Poor. Shino Yuasa. AP. 10/26/2008.

Steal Back Your Vote. Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. 2008. How to protect against voter disenfranchisement.

Blocking the Vote. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Greg Palast.Rolling Stone. 10/2008. How voters lose their vote and what to do about it.

Still Working Hard - Still Falling Short. Working Poor Families Project. October 2008. Includes state rankings. (original)

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Children of the black dust. David Cohen. CNN, 10/13/2008. Explores the salvaging of carbon from batteries by children in India.

Women's Heart Symptoms Often Blamed on Stress. Tara Parker-Pope. NY Times. 10/13/2008,

Equal Before Mammon - Pay inequality.

Reversal of Fortune: Economic gains of 1990s overturned for African Americans from 2000-07. Economic Policy Institute. 10/2008.

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

Working Group on Extreme Inequality. The site provides income inequality information - primarily for the U.S., and analysis of inequality issues. It is part of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Whites Swim in Racial Preference. Tim Wise. Alternet. 2/20/2003

States Restore Voting Rights for Ex-Convicts. Solomon Moore. NY Times. 9/13/2008.

Government owes American Indians $456 mln: judge. Tom Doggett. Reuters. 8/08/2008.

Vietnamese women wed foreigners to help family. Ben Stocking. AP. 8/10/2008.

Comparison of the Reported Tax Liabilities of Foreign- and U.S.-Controlled Corporations, 1998-2005. General Accounting Office. GAO-08-957. 7/24/2008.

Minorities expected to be majority in 2050. CNN. 8/13/2008.

Struggling with India's gender bias. Steve Bradshaw. BBC. 8/19/2008.

Unequal America: Causes and consequences of the wide--and growing--gap between rich and poor. Elizabeth Gudrais. Harvard Magazine. July/August 2008.

The Great Immigration Panic. NY Times Editorial. 6/03/2008.

Survey: Risky acts more likely for Hispanic teens. CNN. 6/04/2008.

Poison Pill Slipped Into Indian Health Bill. Michelle Chen. In These Times. 7/09/2008.

Borrow a Muslim? A 'living library' to prick stereotypes. Mark Rice-Oxley. Christian Science Monitor. Mark Rice-Oxley. Christian Science Monitor. 6/ 04/2008.

Measure of America - Factoids. Breif facts from the "measure of America" report by Oxfam's American Human Development Project. 7/2008

The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009. Synopisi of the report by the American Human Development Project.

Measure of America - Interactive Maps. Interactive maps of health, environment and economic wellbeing from Oxfam's American Human Development Project.

American Human Development Project. Interactive site regarding inequality and development in the U.S.

Hippie town's homeless attack portends trend. Evelyn Nieves. AP. 7/17/08.

New Criminal Record: 7.2 Million. Darryl Fear. Washington Post. 6/12/2008.

Plutocracy Reborn. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

The Rich and the Rest of Us. John Cavanagh & Chuck Collins. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 2--1960s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/07/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 1--1940s/1950s. Paula Rosenberg. Open Left. 6/03/2008.

We won't be Berlusconi's scapegoats, say Gypsies. Tom Kington. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2008.

Inside the RUF: at last the child soldiers of Sierra Leone have their say. Hannah Strange. Times Online/UK. 6/16/2008.

Study: Language barrier can keep children from getting healthcare. Patrick McGee. Huston Star-Telegram. 6/16/2008.

Illegal dumping plagues some Los Angeles neighborhoods. Robert J. Lopez. LA Times. 6/16/2008.

Price rises hit Indonesia parents. Lucy Williamson. BBC. 6/04/2008.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Arvil. IPS. 6/04/2008.

Chinese illegal immigrants discovered in Texas border town. CNN. 6/06/2008.

HEALTH-SOUTH AFRICA: Children in the Path of the (AIDS) Pandemic. Kathryn Strachan. Inter Press Service. 6/06/2008.

HEALTH-CUBA: Free Sex Change Operations Approved. Dalia Acosta. Inter Press Service. 6/07/2008.

Former nun helps Mexico 'femicide' victims recover. Sara Miller Llana. Christian Science Monitor. 6/05/2008.

Americans $1.7 trillion poorer. Tami Luhby. CNN. 6/05/2008.

Solving the global food crisis starts with women's rights. Yifat Susskind. The Progressive. 6/03/2008.

James Byrd, Jr.:10 Years Later, 'Horrific Death' in Jasper Won't Fade From Memory. Bill Hanna. Star-Telegram - TX. 6/08/2008.

U.S.-born children feel effects of immigration raids. Anna Gorman. 6/08/2008.

In Burma (Myanmar), how many cyclone orphans?. Christian Science Monitor. 6/09/08.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Avril. IPS. 6/04/2008.

Sex trade traffickers get busy among cyclone orphans. Anne-Claire Duffay. The First Post/UK. 5/14/2008.

How do Muslims view women's rights?. Christian Science Monitor. 5/16/2008.

Some rural communities pushed to the edge by high cost of fuel. Tom Kizzia & Tom Hopkins. Anchorage Daily News. 5/16/2008.

Boys not better than girls at maths, study finds. Anthea Lipsett. Guardian/UK. 5/30/2008.

HEALTH-AFRICA: UNICEF Reports Five Million Child Deaths Every Year. Steffanie Nieuwoudt. IPS. 5/30/2008. (Report)

The State of Africa's Children 2008. UNICEF. 5/2008. 5 million children dying a year due to poverty. (Original Link)

Undocumented immigrants face Juan Crow. Roberto Lovato. The Progressive. 5/19/2008.

Food stamp recipients pinched by high food prices. Dawn Babwin. Associated Press. 5/16/2008.

Trail of Tears was trail of betrayal. Mark Anthony Rolo. The Progressive. 5/25/2008.

Native American health suffers due to inequality. Donald Wame. The Progressive. 5/20/2008.

Mom forced to live in car with dogs. Thelma Gutierrez & Wayne Drash. CNN. 5/20/2008.

Major Depressive Episode among Youths Aged 12 to 17 in the United States: 2004 to 2006. 5/13/2008.

African Women Making Change. Ann Jones. Mother Jones. 5/13/2008.

Crandall Canyon Mine Collapse Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

Utah Mine Disaster Was Preventable, Report Says. Ian Urbina. NY Times. 5/09/2008. Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

Child Labor Rings Reach China's Distant Villages. David Barboza. NY Times. 5/10/2008.

System of Neglect - Immigrant Detention. Dana Priest & Amy Goldstein. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

The Myth of the Stay-at-Home Mom. Paul Nyhan. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 5/13/2008.

Many Hispanics Are Hit Hard by Economic Slump. Many Many Hispanics Are Hit Hard by Economic Slump. Peter Goodman. NY Times. 5/13/2008.

Warming 'affecting poor children'. BBC. 4/29/2008.

New Look at Death Sentences and Race. Adam Liptak. NY Times. 4/29/2008.

Environmental Life Style Analysis (ELSA). Timothy Gutowski et al. IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment. 5/2008. Research study on life style effects on global warming emissions.

UN: Biofuel Production 'Criminal Path' to Global Food Crisis. Environmental News Service. 4/29/2008.

Blocking the Transmission of Violence. Alex Kotlowitz. NY Times. 5/04/2008.

Small-town residents living on deadly ground. Ronnie Greene. Miami Herald. 5/03/2008.

Reports Find Racial Gap in Drug Arrests. Erik Eckholm. NY TImes. 5/06/2008.

Targeting Blacks: Drug Law Enforcement and Race in the United States. Human Rights Watch report. May 2008.

Load Up the Pantry. Brett Arends. Wall Street Journal. 4/21/2008.

Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World. Josh Gerstein. NY Sun. 4/21/2008.

Biofuels starving our people, leaders tell UN. Allegra Stratton. Guardian/UK. 4/28/2008.

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Despite Tough Times, Ultrarich Keep Spending. Christine Haughney & Eric Konigsberg. NY Times. 4/13/2008.

A faltering economy hasn't slowed American CEOs' pursuit of wealth. David Walsh. World Socialist Web Site. 4/16/2008.

Child brides 'sold' in Afghanistan. BBC. 4/15/08.

Immigration agents detain hundreds at poultry plants. CNN. 4/17/2008.

Wall Street Winners Get Billion-Dollar Paydays. Jenny Anderson. NY Times. 4/16/2008.

Illegal immigrants pay billions in taxes. CNN. 4/15/2008.

Union Killings Peril Trade Pact With Colombia. Simon Romero. NY Times. 4/14/2008.

I.R.S. Scrutiny of Big Firms Plummets, Study Says. Lynnley Browning. NY TImes. 4/14/2008.

Robots seen doing work of 3.5 million in Japan. Reuters. 4/08/2008.

Credit crunch costs '$1 trillion'. Stevern Schifferes. BBC. 4/09/2008.

As income gap widens, recession fears grow. Tami Luhby. CNN. 4/09/2008

For Many, a Boom That Wasn't. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 4/09/2008.

Globalization, trade and recession take a toll on Martinsville, Virginia. Tony Pugh. McClatchy. 4/10/2008.

Food prices stir poverty concern. Al Jazeera. 4/11/2008.

Foreclosure Machine Thrives on Woes. Gretchen Morgenson & Jonathan Glater. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

Oregon's healthcare lottery. Rajesh Mirchandani. BBC. 3/30/2008

Jobs down 3rd straight month; recession looms Kevin Hall. McClatchy. 4/04/2008.

Executive Pay: The Bottom Line for Those at the Top. 4/06/2008. NY Times. Interactive display.

Countries Still Maintain Laws that Discriminate against Women - report for sale at Amazon - Women, Law and Human Rights: An African Perspective

Blue Collar, Bare Cupboards. Sasha Abramsky. In These Times. 3/28/2008.

Ex-slave works to free others from West African tradition. Nora Boustany. Christina Science Monitor. 3/26/2008.

Rich clients' assets to hit $75 trillion by 2012: study. Reuters. 3/27/2008.

Women Behind Bars Project. Women in the criminal justice system.

Seattle Battles the Homeless. Silja Talvi. In These Times. 3/27/2008.

Aging Statistics Interagency federal government data site on aging statistics.

Older Americans wealthier, living longer. Julie Steenhuysen. Reuters. 3/28/2008.

DEVELOPMENT: A Winding Journey From Seed to Plate. Matt Homer. International Press Service.

Wed to Strangers, Vietnamese Wives Build Korean Lives. Norimitsu Onishi. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

Struggling homeowners find little hope in federal program. Kevin Hall. McClatchy. 3/29/2008.

Food prices rising across the world. CNN. 3/25/2008.

Mexico plans water supply boost. BBC. 3/25/2008.

Consensus on Counting the Innocent: We Can't. Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/25/2008.

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force. Jack Chang. McClatchy. 3/24/2008.

Debt: Our 9 Trillion Pound Gorilla. Susan Douglas. In These Times. 3/25/08.

Cultural Imperialism at the W.H.O.?. John Tierney. NY Times. 1/28/2008.

Domestic Spying Program Could Aid Terrorists, Experts Say. Justin Rood. ABC News. 2/01/2008.

Population Growth Is a Threat. But It Pales Against the Greed of the Rich. George Monbiot. Guardian/UK. 1/29/2008.

Urbanization threatens Namibia's traditional Himba culture. Stephanie Hanes. Christian Science Monitor. 2/05/2008.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

Quarter of US Women Suffer Domestic Violence: CDC . Will Dunham. Reuters. 2/07/2008.

RIGHTS-BRAZIL: Pantanal Indians Threatened by Deforestation. Mario Osava. IPS. 2/09/2008.

UN forum aims to end trafficking. BBC. 2/13/08.

Cereal prices hit poor countries. BBC. 2/14/2008.

Tension About Religion and Class in Turkey. Sabrina Tavernise. NY Times. 2/19/2008.

KKK store, civil rights activist landlord may go to court. CNN. 3/10/2008.

A Desperate Search For Stolen Children. Maureen Fan. Washington Post. A11. 3/10/2008. Lax Protections Leave Chinese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking

Overwhelmingly White, the Green Movement is Reaching For The Rainbow. Paula Bock. 3/10/2008. Seattle Times.

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

Dozens of Children In US Face Life In Prison. Matthew Bigg. Reuters. 3/21/2008.

What Created This Monster?. Nelson Schwartz & Julie Creswell. NT Times. 3/23/08. The role of deregulation of the financial industry and the use of derivatives to "spread risk."

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

Gays fear an influx of hate. Erick Bailey. LA Times. 3/16/2008.

Fiery death sent a message. Jill Leovy. LA Times. 3/17/2008.

Up to 70% interest - credit card aimed at the poor. Patrick Collinson. Guardian UK. 2/12/2008.

Endowments and the creation of a two-tier higher education system in America . Charles Bogle. World Socialist Web Site. 2/11/2008.

Best U.S. factory jobs in rising jeopardy. Mark Trumbull. Christian Science Monitor. 2/15/2008.

The Year in Hate: Active U.S. Hate Groups Rise to 888 in 2007. David Holthouse & Mark Potok. SPLC. 3/2008.

Hate Crimes Linked to Immigration Debate. Dave Crary. AP. 3/10/2008.

Poverty Is Poison. Paul Krugman. NY Times. 2/18/2008.

Low unemployment rate hides rise in long-term jobless. Kevin G. Hall. McClatchy. 2/18/2008.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

US prison numbers reach record high. Al Jazeera. 2/29/2008.

World Military Spending

Poverty Facts and Stats.

Sub-prime CEOs defend high wages. BBC. 3/07/2008.

3 CEOs made $460 million - House panel - Sub-prime mortgages. Ben Rooney. CNN. 3/06/2008.

Food Crisis Will Take Hold Before Climate Change, Warns Chief Scientist. James Randerson. Guardian. 3/07/2008.

'National crisis' for Iraqi women. BBC. 3/06/2008.

Affirmative action ban heads for ballot in 5 states. Linda Royce. CNN. 3/07/2008.

Can You Tell Someone's Race By Looking at Them? Interactive test

America's 'Near Poor' Are Increasingly at Economic Risk, Experts Say. 5/08/06 Erik Eckholm, NY Times.

US service sector in sharp fall. BBC. 2/05/2008.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. The Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

Environmental quality low in London's deprived areas. Environmental Data Interactive Exchange (EDIE). 2.04.2008.

Troubled loans rise, but Umpqua says it can cope. Jeff Manning. Oregonian, 1/25/2008.

Executive Excess 2007: The Staggering Social Cost of U.S. Business Leadership. Multiple Authors. UFE and Institute for Policy Studies.

State of the Dream: Foreclosed. United for a Fair Economy. 1/16/2008. Charts: Racial cost of predatory lending; more charts

Baltimore Finds Subprime Crisis Snags Women. John Leland. NY Times. 1/15/2008.

----Social Problems----

Lessons learned? What Portland leaders did -- and didn't do -- as people of color were forced to the fringes. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Oregonian. 4/30/2011. Gentrification in North Portland.

GMAC chief's pay rivals Wall St. Suzanne Kapner. Financial Times. 3/03/2010.

Listening to Latinas. National Women's Law Center (NWLC). Sept. 2009 Study of educational barriers for Latina's. Executive Summary.

4/03/2009. Bill Moyers interviews William Black in CSI Bailout. It is a stunning discussion of the current financial meltdown. A must watch. (wolf wolf)

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 1--1940s/1950s. Paula Rosenberg. Open Left. 6/03/2008.

Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution. National Academy of Science. 4/2008.

Scientists: Smog contributes to premature death. AP. 4/22/2008. Link to report summary

The Great Shopping Spree, R.I.P.. Robert J. Samuelson. Newsweek. 4/28/2008.

Domestic Spying Program Could Aid Terrorists, Experts Say. Justin Rood. ABC News. 2/01/2008.

Population Growth Is a Threat. But It Pales Against the Greed of the Rich. George Monbiot. Guardian/UK. 1/29/2008.

Ban Ki-moon Warns That Water Shortages Are Increasingly Driving Conflicts. UN News Centre. 2/06/2008.

UN forum aims to end trafficking. BBC. 2/13/08.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

Gays fear an influx of hate. Erick Bailey. LA Times. 3/16/2008.

Fiery death sent a message. Jill Leovy. LA Times. 3/17/2008.

Hate Crimes Linked to Immigration Debate. Dave Crary. AP. 3/10/2008.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

Running the Numbers. Art reflecting the waste of U.S. consumer culture by Chris Jordan.

World Military Spending

Sub-prime CEOs defend high wages. BBC. 3/07/2008.

Daniel Troy's Poison Pill. Stephanie Mencimer. Mother Jones. 3/07/2008.

Executive Excess 2007: The Staggering Social Cost of U.S. Business Leadership. Multiple Authors. UFE and Institute for Policy Studies.

State of the Dream: Foreclosed. United for a Fair Economy. 1/16/2008. Charts: Racial cost of predatory lending; more charts

Baltimore Finds Subprime Crisis Snags Women. John Leland. NY Times. 1/15/2008.

----Social Theory----

Contextual Evidence of Gender Discrimination: The Ascendance of "Social Frameworks". Monahan, Walker, and Mitchell. University of Virginia Law School: Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper Series. 2008. Paper 90. (Also available here). PDF 35 pages.

The Half-Forgotten Prophet: C. Wright Mills. Norman Birnbaum. The Nation. 3/19/2009.

The Failure of Individualism. Jack Bakunin. 1976.

----Sociology----

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

Lewis H. Lapham. Ignorance of Things Past: who wins and who loses when we forget American History." Harper's Magazine. May 2012 pgs 26-33.

Supreme Court to Weigh Sociology Issue in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/27/2011. (Actual report)

Contextual Evidence of Gender Discrimination: The Ascendance of "Social Frameworks". Monahan, Walker, and Mitchell. University of Virginia Law School: Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper Series. 2008. Paper 90. (Also available here). PDF 35 pages.

U.S. Plans New Measure for Poverty. Sam Roberts. NY Times. 3/2/2010.

The Half-Forgotten Prophet: C. Wright Mills. Norman Birnbaum. The Nation. 3/19/2009.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 3--1970s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/14/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 2--1960s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/07/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 1--1940s/1950s. Paula Rosenberg. Open Left. 6/03/2008.

----Veterans----

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

----Video----

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

Media Education Foundation (MEF) created this video as part of Screen Free Week 2011. Or here

3/03/11 David Cay Johnson. DemocracyNow! "Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin": Media Parroting Walker's False Claims of Taxpayer "Subsidies" for Workers' Pensions or Wolf Video Resources (13 minutes) References articles at Tax.com particlularly Breaking News: Tax Revenues Plummeted

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

4/03/2009. Bill Moyers interviews William Black in CSI Bailout. It is a stunning discussion of the current financial meltdown. A must watch. (wolf wolf)

The L-Curve: Income Distribution of the U.S.. David S. Chandler. 2/04/2007. Video Resource

The income distribution of the United States is far more unequal than most people realize. In fact it is so lopsided, it is hard to represent on a single graph. For more see http://www.lcurve.org

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

----Wealth----

Lessons learned? What Portland leaders did -- and didn't do -- as people of color were forced to the fringes. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Oregonian. 4/30/2011. Gentrification in North Portland.

3/08/11 Justin Baer. BofA Predicts Pre-Tax Earnings of $40 Billion after Recovery Financial Times.

3/08/11 Anousha Sakoui. Sovereign wealth fund assets rise to $4,000bn. Financial Times.

3/03/11 David Cay Johnson. DemocracyNow! "Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin": Media Parroting Walker's False Claims of Taxpayer "Subsidies" for Workers' Pensions or Wolf Video Resources (13 minutes) References articles at Tax.com particlularly Breaking News: Tax Revenues Plummeted

The Rise of the New Global Elite. Chrystia Freeland, The Atlantic. January/February 2011.

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3/03/11 David Cay Johnson. DemocracyNow! "Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin": Media Parroting Walker's False Claims of Taxpayer "Subsidies" for Workers' Pensions or Wolf Video Resources (13 minutes) References articles at Tax.com particlularly Breaking News: Tax Revenues Plummeted

$3.43 Trillion & Counting. The costs of bailouts. Naomi Prins. Mother Jones. January/February 2009

$73 an Hour: Adding It Up. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 12/09/2008.

'Less Than Human': The Psychology Of Cruelty. NPR. 3/29/2011. Listen to program - 30 minutes

'National crisis' for Iraqi women. BBC. 3/06/2008.

1 in 5 young adults has personality disorder. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 12/02/2008.

10,000 apply for 90 factory jobs. Jere Downs. Louisville Courier-Journal. 10/08/2009.

100 Years of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim stereotyping. Mazin B. Qumsiyeh. Originally published on The Prism.

3 CEOs made $460 million - House panel - Sub-prime mortgages. Ben Rooney. CNN. 3/06/2008.

4 million 'illegal' immigrant children are native-born citizens. Wayne Drash. CNN. 4/14/2009.

40 Years Later: The Unrealized American Dream. Dedrick Muhammad. The Institute for Policy Studies. April 2008. Report examines the current state of inequality for African Americans.

A Cheap, Fast and Possibly Deadly Route to Beauty. Anemonia Hartocollis & Christina Davidson. NY Times. 4/16/2009.

A Desperate Search For Stolen Children. Maureen Fan. Washington Post. A11. 3/10/2008. Lax Protections Leave Chinese Vulnerable To Human Trafficking

A faltering economy hasn't slowed American CEOs' pursuit of wealth. David Walsh. World Socialist Web Site. 4/16/2008.

AP Study Finds $1.6 Billion Went to Bailed-Out Bank Executives. Frank Bass and Rita Beamish, The Associated Press. 12/21/2008.

Affirmative action ban heads for ballot in 5 states. Linda Royce. CNN. 3/07/2008.

Africa goes hardcore. Tim Samuels. Guardian/UK. 8/30/09.

African Women Making Change. Ann Jones. Mother Jones. 5/13/2008.

After Layoffs, Couples Wrestle With Role Reversal. Adrienne Gibbs. Women's eNews. 1/04/2009.

Age Stratification. S Rowan Wolf. 9/2005.

Aging Statistics Interagency federal government data site on aging statistics.

AllGov. A number of interesting articles - some well researched - on current policy and issues.

America's 'Near Poor' Are Increasingly at Economic Risk, Experts Say. 5/08/06 Erik Eckholm, NY Times.

American Human Development Project. Interactive site regarding inequality and development in the U.S.

Americans $1.7 trillion poorer. Tami Luhby. CNN. 6/05/2008.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2007.

Americas Slave Labor. Christopher Moraff. In These Times. 1/17/2008.

Antisocial Networking?. Hilary Stout. NY Times. 4/30/2010.

As Jobs Vanish and Prices Rise, Food Stamp Use Nears Record. Erik Eckholm. NY Times. 3/31/2008,

As Workers' Pensions Wither, Those for Executives Flourish. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis, Wall Street Journal. June 23, 2006

As income gap widens, recession fears grow. Tami Luhby. CNN. 4/09/2008

Attacks on Homeless Bring Push on Hate Crime Laws. Eric Lichtblau. NY Times. 8/08/2009.

Baltimore Finds Subprime Crisis Snags Women. John Leland. NY Times. 1/15/2008.

Ban Ki-moon Warns That Water Shortages Are Increasingly Driving Conflicts. UN News Centre. 2/06/2008.

Bangladesh children toil to survive. Al Jazeera. 4/14/2008.

Banking Regulator Played Advocate Over Enforcer. Binyamin Applebaum & Ellen Nakashima, Wa. Post. 11/23/2008.

Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon's Hidden Hand. David Barstow. NY Times. 4/20/2008.

Best U.S. factory jobs in rising jeopardy. Mark Trumbull. Christian Science Monitor. 2/15/2008.

Bias Payments Come Too Late for Some Farmers. Ashley Southall. NY Times. 5/25/2010.

Biofuels starving our people, leaders tell UN. Allegra Stratton. Guardian/UK. 4/28/2008.

Blocking the Transmission of Violence. Alex Kotlowitz. NY Times. 5/04/2008.

Blocking the Vote. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Greg Palast.Rolling Stone. 10/2008. How voters lose their vote and what to do about it.

Blue Collar, Bare Cupboards. Sasha Abramsky. In These Times. 3/28/2008.

3/08/11 Justin Baer. BofA Predicts Pre-Tax Earnings of $40 Billion after Recovery Financial Times.

Borrow a Muslim? A 'living library' to prick stereotypes. Mark Rice-Oxley. Christian Science Monitor. Mark Rice-Oxley. Christian Science Monitor. 6/ 04/2008.

Boxun News. One of the few credible news sources from China and Burma.

Boys not better than girls at maths, study finds. Anthea Lipsett. Guardian/UK. 5/30/2008.

Broken Laws Unprotected Workers. NELP. 9/2009.

Can You Tell Someone's Race By Looking at Them? Interactive test

Can you hurt a chimp's feelings?. Ros Coward. Guardian. 4/30/2010.

Carbon Output Must Near Zero To Avert Danger, New Studies Say. Juliet Eilperin. Washington Post. 3/10/2008.

Center for Social Inclusion. The Center for Social Inclusion works to build a fair and just society by dismantling structural racism.

Cereal prices hit poor countries. BBC. 2/14/2008.

Characteristics of Low-Income Households With Very Low Food Security. Mark Nord. Economic Information Bulletin Number 25. May 2007. USDA. (research copy).

Chemical pollutants likely culprits in rising birth defects. Roxanne Chan & Sarah Petras. Anchorage Daily News. 8/25/2008.

Child Labor Rings Reach China's Distant Villages. David Barboza. NY Times. 5/10/2008.

Child brides 'sold' in Afghanistan. BBC. 4/15/08.

Child trafficking on the rise. The Straits Times (Singapore). 9/01/2009.

Children of the black dust. David Cohen. CNN, 10/13/2008. Explores the salvaging of carbon from batteries by children in India.

Chinese illegal immigrants discovered in Texas border town. CNN. 6/06/2008.

Cities Deal With a Surge in Shantytowns. Jesse McKinley. NT Times. 3/25/2009.

Citizens Held as Illegal Immigrants. Suzanne Gamboa, AP. 4/12/2009.

City air pollution 'shortens life'. Humphrey Hawksley. Guardian. 4/12/2009.

Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Executive Summary) (research copy) ... Closing the Health Gap in a Generation (Full Report) (research copy). World Health Organization. 2008. This report looks at the possibilities of social justice policies on addressing the social determinants of health. It is available in multiple languages.

Coalition Against hate Crimes Portland, Oregon

Colombia Indians face down violence. Chris Kraul. LA Times, 1/11/2009.

Coloring Opportunity: The Regional Geography of Structural Racism in The NYC Region. Paul Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 3/21/2009.

Commodifying Kids: The Forgotten Crisis. Henry Giroux. TruthOut. 4/03/2009.

Comparison of the Reported Tax Liabilities of Foreign- and U.S.-Controlled Corporations, 1998-2005. General Accounting Office. GAO-08-957. 7/24/2008.

Consensus on Counting the Innocent: We Can't. Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/25/2008.

Contextual Evidence of Gender Discrimination: The Ascendance of "Social Frameworks". Monahan, Walker, and Mitchell. University of Virginia Law School: Public Law and Legal Theory Working Paper Series. 2008. Paper 90. (Also available here). PDF 35 pages.

Convictions Reversed in Pennsylvania. AP. 3/26/2009.

Countries Still Maintain Laws that Discriminate against Women - report for sale at Amazon - Women, Law and Human Rights: An African Perspective

Crandall Canyon Mine Collapse Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

Credit crunch costs '$1 trillion'. Stevern Schifferes. BBC. 4/09/2008.

Cultural Imperialism at the W.H.O.?. John Tierney. NY Times. 1/28/2008.

Culture & Survival. Promotes the rights, voices, and visions of indigenous peoples. Publications, resources, and research support.

DEVELOPMENT: A Winding Journey From Seed to Plate. Matt Homer. International Press Service.

Daniel Troy's Poison Pill. Stephanie Mencimer. Mother Jones. 3/07/2008.

Debt: Our 9 Trillion Pound Gorilla. Susan Douglas. In These Times. 3/25/08.

Depression drugs don't work, finds data review. David Rose. Times Online. 2/26/2008.

Despite Tough Times, Ultrarich Keep Spending. Christine Haughney & Eric Konigsberg. NY Times. 4/13/2008.

Diversity TV. Online video programming on diversity issues.

Documentary examines U.S. child sex trade. Michelle Nichols. Reuters. 4/29/2009.

Domestic Spying Program Could Aid Terrorists, Experts Say. Justin Rood. ABC News. 2/01/2008.

Double Edged Prices. OXFAM 10/13/2008. Lessons from the food price crisis: 10 actions developing countries should take. (original)

Dozens of Children In US Face Life In Prison. Matthew Bigg. Reuters. 3/21/2008.

Drug Traces Common in Tap Water. AP. 3/10/2008.

EAST AFRICA: Even Fish Heads Are Now Unaffordable. Wambi Michael. International Press Service. 1/16/2009.

Empire Foreclosed?. Mark Engler. FPIF. 4/17/2009

Endowments and the creation of a two-tier higher education system in America . Charles Bogle. World Socialist Web Site. 2/11/2008.

Environmental Life Style Analysis (ELSA). Timothy Gutowski et al. IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment. 5/2008. Research study on life style effects on global warming emissions.

Environmental quality low in London's deprived areas. Environmental Data Interactive Exchange (EDIE). 2.04.2008.

Equal Before Mammon - Pay inequality.

Equity Atlas for Portland, Oregon. By Regional Equity Atlas Project. Coalition for a Livable Future. 2007.

Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution. National Academy of Science. 4/2008.

Ex-slave works to free others from West African tradition. Nora Boustany. Christina Science Monitor. 3/26/2008.

Executive Excess 2007: The Staggering Social Cost of U.S. Business Leadership. Multiple Authors. UFE and Institute for Policy Studies.

Executive Pay: The Bottom Line for Those at the Top. 4/06/2008. NY Times. Interactive display.

Executive Pensions Often Secured First. Ellen E. Schultz and Theo Francis. Hartford Courant (republished in The Wall Street Journal. 4/27/2003.

Hate Crimes and Statistics from the FBI.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Arvil. IPS. 6/04/2008.

FRANCE: Noble Ignorance Fails the Minorities. Hilaire Avril. IPS. 6/04/2008.

Factory Facts. Christian E. Weller and Diego Flores, The Center for American Progress. 8/04/2008.

Faculty Are Liberal -- Who Cares?. Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed. 3/27/2008

Falling like a ton of bricks. Nick Mathiason. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2008.

Feds slam Texas factory over discrimination claims. CNN. 4/15/2010.

Fiery death sent a message. Jill Leovy. LA Times. 3/17/2008.

Food Crisis Will Take Hold Before Climate Change, Warns Chief Scientist. James Randerson. Guardian. 3/07/2008.

Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World. Josh Gerstein. NY Sun. 4/21/2008.

Food prices rising across the world. CNN. 3/25/2008.

Food prices stir poverty concern. Al Jazeera. 4/11/2008.

Food stamp recipients pinched by high food prices. Dawn Babwin. Associated Press. 5/16/2008.

For Many, a Boom That Wasn't. David Leonhardt. NY Times. 4/09/2008.

Foreclosure Machine Thrives on Woes. Gretchen Morgenson & Jonathan Glater. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

Former nun helps Mexico 'femicide' victims recover. Sara Miller Llana. Christian Science Monitor. 6/05/2008.

Forty years after the shot rang out, race fears still haunt the US. Paul Harris. Guardian/UK. 3/30/2008.

France's 'boys will be boys' mentality challenges gender equality

GMAC chief's pay rivals Wall St. Suzanne Kapner. Financial Times. 3/03/2010.

Gap in what we say vs. what we do about racism. AP. 1/10/2009.

Gays fear an influx of hate. Erick Bailey. LA Times. 3/16/2008.

Gendered Job Losses. Catherine Rampell. NY Times. 4/20/2009.

Globalization, trade and recession take a toll on Martinsville, Virginia. Tony Pugh. McClatchy. 4/10/2008.

Good looks help women candidates, men not so much. Randolph Schmid. AP. 10/31/2008.

Government owes American Indians $456 mln: judge. Tom Doggett. Reuters. 8/08/2008.

Guardians: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. Culture & Survival. # 32.2. 2008.

HEALTH-AFRICA: UNICEF Reports Five Million Child Deaths Every Year. Steffanie Nieuwoudt. IPS. 5/30/2008. (Report)

HEALTH-CUBA: Free Sex Change Operations Approved. Dalia Acosta. Inter Press Service. 6/07/2008.

HEALTH-SOUTH AFRICA: Children in the Path of the (AIDS) Pandemic. Kathryn Strachan. Inter Press Service. 6/06/2008.

>HUD Homeless Resource Exchange

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says. Lindsey Tanner. AP. 11/02/2009

Hate Crime Laws from the Anti-Defamation League

Hate Crimes Linked to Immigration Debate. Dave Crary. AP. 3/10/2008.

High health costs hit women hardest. Reuters. 5/11/2009.

Hippie town's homeless attack portends trend. Evelyn Nieves. AP. 7/17/08.

Household Food Security in the United States, 2007. Nord, Andrews, and Carlson. Economic Research Report No. 56. US Department of Agriculture. (research copy)

How do Muslims view women's rights?. Christian Science Monitor. 5/16/2008.

Hunger among U.S. children skyrockets in 2007

I.R.S. Scrutiny of Big Firms Plummets, Study Says. Lynnley Browning. NY TImes. 4/14/2008.

INDIA: Public Hearings Grant Justice to Rural Women. Nitin Jugran. Inter Press Services. 6/02/2008.

Lewis H. Lapham. Ignorance of Things Past: who wins and who loses when we forget American History." Harper's Magazine. May 2012 pgs 26-33.

Illegal dumping plagues some Los Angeles neighborhoods. Robert J. Lopez. LA Times. 6/16/2008.

Illegal immigrants pay billions in taxes. CNN. 4/15/2008.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

Immigrants Come Here Because Globalization Took Their Jobs Back There. Jim Hightower. The Hightower Lowdown. 2/07/2008.

Immigration agents detain hundreds at poultry plants. CNN. 4/17/2008.

In Burma (Myanmar), how many cyclone orphans?. Christian Science Monitor. 6/09/08.

In Loneliness, Immigrants Tend the Flock. Dan Frosch. NY Times. 2/22/2009.

Indian eunuchs given separate IDs. BBC. 11/13/2009.

Inequality in major U.S. cities rivals Africa: U.N.. Reuters. 10/23/2008.

Inside the RUF: at last the child soldiers of Sierra Leone have their say. Hannah Strange. Times Online/UK. 6/16/2008.

Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) focus is on peace and justice issues.

Iraq Conflict Has Killed A Million Iraqis: Survey. Reuters. 1/31/2008.

James Byrd, Jr.:10 Years Later, 'Horrific Death' in Jasper Won't Fade From Memory. Bill Hanna. Star-Telegram - TX. 6/08/2008.

Japan's Ainu hope new identity leads to more rights. Takehiko Kambayashi. Christian Science Monitor. 6/09/2008.

Japan's burgeoning class: Working Poor. Shino Yuasa. AP. 10/26/2008.

Jim Crow in the North. Lewis Steele. In These Times. 1/08/2009.

Jobs down 3rd straight month; recession looms Kevin Hall. McClatchy. 4/04/2008.

KKK store, civil rights activist landlord may go to court. CNN. 3/10/2008.

Last of Albania's 'sworn virgins' . Mike Lanchin. BBC, 10/22/2008. The practice of being an honorary man.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town. Heidi Vogt. Associated Press. 1/03/2009.

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town . Heidi Vogt. AP. 1/03/2009.

Learning from Concentrated Poverty in America: A Synthesis of Themes from the Case Studies. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. Full report.

Lessons learned? What Portland leaders did -- and didn't do -- as people of color were forced to the fringes. Nikole Hannah-Jones. The Oregonian. 4/30/2011. Gentrification in North Portland.

Lie, cheat and steal: high school ethics surveyed. David Crary. AP. 11/30/2008.

Listening to Latinas. National Women's Law Center (NWLC). Sept. 2009 Study of educational barriers for Latina's. Executive Summary.

Living on Earth. "Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 300 Public Radio stations broadcast Living on Earth's news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues."

Load Up the Pantry. Brett Arends. Wall Street Journal. 4/21/2008.

Low unemployment rate hides rise in long-term jobless. Kevin G. Hall. McClatchy. 2/18/2008.

Low-Skilled Workers Struggle Amid More Competition and Fewer Openings. Chris Jenklins. Washington Post. 12/20/2008.

Major Depressive Episode among Youths Aged 12 to 17 in the United States: 2004 to 2006. 5/13/2008.

Many Hispanics Are Hit Hard by Economic Slump. Many Many Hispanics Are Hit Hard by Economic Slump. Peter Goodman. NY Times. 5/13/2008.

Many Would Rather Be Anything but Obese. ABC News. 5/23/2006.

Map that gave America its name. The original map of the Americas.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. The Montreal Gazette. 7/29/2009.

Materialism on the Playground: Study Shows Power of Consumption Starts Early. Misty Harris. Montreal Gazette, 7/29/2009.

Measure of America - Factoids. Breif facts from the "measure of America" report by Oxfam's American Human Development Project. 7/2008

Measure of America - Interactive Maps. Interactive maps of health, environment and economic wellbeing from Oxfam's American Human Development Project.

Media Education Foundation (MEF) created this video as part of Screen Free Week 2011. Or here

Men become richer after divorce. Amelia Hill. Guardian/UK. 1/25/2009.

Mexico plans water supply boost. BBC. 3/25/2008.

Middle class has been shrinking for decades. Rom Eblen. Kentucky Herald-Leader. 10/03/2008.

Minorities Affected Most as New York Foreclosures Rise . Michael Powell & Janet Roberts. NY Times. 5/15/2009.

Minorities expected to be majority in 2050. CNN. 8/13/2008.

Mom forced to live in car with dogs. Thelma Gutierrez & Wayne Drash. CNN. 5/20/2008.

More Women May Retire Poor. Candice Choi. ABC News. 7/09/2008.

More higher-income families are home schooling their children. Greg Toppo. USA Today. 6/02/2009.

More than 2 million U.S. youths depressed: study. Reuters. 5/13/2008.

David Simon: An American Observer. Moyers Journal. 4/17/2009. Wide ranging interview addressing crime, poverty, the war on drugs, etc. (wolf wolf)

NBC Universal, ad agency to create product-centered programs. AP. 4/18/2008.

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Native American health suffers due to inequality. Donald Wame. The Progressive. 5/20/2008.

New Criminal Record: 7.2 Million. Darryl Fear. Washington Post. 6/12/2008.

New Look at Death Sentences and Race. Adam Liptak. NY Times. 4/29/2008.

New homes slump worst since 1945. Nick Mathiason. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2009.

No advance for women in top U.S. jobs. Ellen Wulfhorst. NY Times. 12/10/2008.

No-match list catches regular voters by surprise. Curtis Morgan & Charles Rabini. Miami Herald. 10/31/2008.

Now showing: Map that gave America its name. Frank Greve. McClatchy. 2/26/2008.

Oil Spills, Coal Disasters, Immigration Hysteria: Unlearned Lessons from 1924. Jeff Biggers. AlterNet. 6/02/2010.

Older Americans wealthier, living longer. Julie Steenhuysen. Reuters. 3/28/2008.

One Region: Promoting Prosperity Across Race. Center for Social Inclusion. March 2009. pdf 70 pages. Structural racism in NY City

Oregon's healthcare lottery. Rajesh Mirchandani. BBC. 3/30/2008

Oregon's immigration debate: More subtle, but no less heated. Gosnia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 2/10/2009.

Out-of-wedlock births hit record high. Jessica Ravitz. CNN. 4/08/2009.

Overwhelmingly White, the Green Movement is Reaching For The Rainbow. Paula Bock. 3/10/2008. Seattle Times.

Path to polls littered with obstacles for African Americans. James Ridgeway. Guardian. 10/31/2008.

People 'still willing to torture'. BBC. 12/19/2008.

STILL WAITING: "Unfair orDeceptive" Credit Card Practices Continue
as AmericansWait for New Reforms to Take Effect
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Pew Hispanic Center

Plutocracy Reborn. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

Poison Pill Slipped Into Indian Health Bill. Michelle Chen. In These Times. 7/09/2008.

Population Growth Is a Threat. But It Pales Against the Greed of the Rich. George Monbiot. Guardian/UK. 1/29/2008.

Portland's low-income neighborhoods are city's 'food deserts'. Paige Parker. The Oregonian. 11/15/2008. (research copy)

Poverty Facts and Stats.

Poverty Is Poison. Paul Krugman. NY Times. 2/18/2008.

Poverty and disability greatly correlated, new study shows. Mike Ervin. The Progressive. 11/03/2009.

Preemptive Policing & the National Security State: Repressing Dissent at the Republican National Convention. Intelligence Daily. 11/20/2008.

Prescription Drugs Kill 300 Percent More Americans Than Illegal Drugs. David Guiterez. Natural News. 11/10/2008.

Price rises hit Indonesia parents. Lucy Williamson. BBC. 6/04/2008.

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers in the US. Evelyn Pringle. The Public Record. 4/27/2010.

Punjab's migrants take less home. Geeta Pandey. BBC. 12/15/2008.

Putting Meat on the Table: Industrial Farm Animal Production in America

Quarter of US Women Suffer Domestic Violence: CDC . Will Dunham. Reuters. 2/07/2008.

RIGHTS-BRAZIL: Pantanal Indians Threatened by Deforestation. Mario Osava. IPS. 2/09/2008.

RIGHTS: U.N. Revisits U.S. Policies on Racial Profiling. Haider Rizvi, IPS. 7/01/2009.

Race and Extreme Inequality. Dedrick Muhammad. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

Racial Shift in a Progressive City (Portland) Spurs Talks. William Yardley. NY Times. 5/29/2008.

Racist Incidents Give Some Obama Campaigners Pause. Kevin Merida, Wa. Post. 5/13/2008.

Raid sends illegal immigrants underground. Esmeralda Bermudez. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Raids included people's homes. Bryan Denson. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007

Reports Find Racial Gap in Drug Arrests. Erik Eckholm. NY TImes. 5/06/2008.

Reversal of Fortune: Economic gains of 1990s overturned for African Americans from 2000-07. Economic Policy Institute. 10/2008.

Review: Illegal People. Mary Bauer. Foreign Policy In Focus. 12/10/2008.

Rich clients' assets to hit $75 trillion by 2012: study. Reuters. 3/27/2008.

Crowd Behavior. A Richmond, California high school student is gang raped in front of observers and no one called for help. The video below is from CNN on 10/29/09. The video is also available here.

Robots seen doing work of 3.5 million in Japan. Reuters. 4/08/2008.

Running the Numbers. Art reflecting the waste of U.S. consumer culture by Chris Jordan.

S Africa Chinese 'become black'. BBC. 6/18/2008.

Saving Girls' Self Esteem. Ruth Conniff. The Progressive. 9/02/2009.

Saving Private Industry: Corporate bailouts of the past 40 years

Scientists: Smog contributes to premature death. AP. 4/22/2008. Link to report summary

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force. Jack Chang. McClatchy. 3/24/2008.

Seattle Battles the Homeless. Silja Talvi. In These Times. 3/27/2008.

Sex trade traffickers get busy among cyclone orphans. Anne-Claire Duffay. The First Post/UK. 5/14/2008.

Sex-Changing Chemicals Make Male Starlings Sing Sweet Songs. Brandon Keim. Wired News. 2/29/2008.

Shadow Government Statistics. Analysis Behind and Beyond Government Economic Reporting

Should saggy pants be belted with ban?. Lee Higgins. The State. 1/16/2009.

Small-town residents living on deadly ground. Ronnie Greene. Miami Herald. 5/03/2008.

Sociological Images, a resource site that collects images and graphics that are pertinent to sociological content.

Solving the global food crisis starts with women's rights. Yifat Susskind. The Progressive. 6/03/2008.

Some rural communities pushed to the edge by high cost of fuel. Tom Kizzia & Tom Hopkins. Anchorage Daily News. 5/16/2008.

South Korea's Beef with America. Christine Ahn. Foreign Policy in Focus. 6/13/2008.

3/08/11 Anousha Sakoui. Sovereign wealth fund assets rise to $4,000bn. Financial Times.

Spying on pacifists, environmentalists and nuns. Bob Drogin. LA Times. 12/07/2008.

State of black Oregon: precarious. Nikole Hannah-Jones. Oregonian. 7/26/2009.

State of the Dream: Foreclosed. United for a Fair Economy. 1/16/2008. Charts: Racial cost of predatory lending; more charts

States Restore Voting Rights for Ex-Convicts. Solomon Moore. NY Times. 9/13/2008.

Steal Back Your Vote. Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. 2008. How to protect against voter disenfranchisement.

Still Working Hard - Still Falling Short. Working Poor Families Project. October 2008. Includes state rankings. (original)

Struggling homeowners find little hope in federal program. Kevin Hall. McClatchy. 3/29/2008.

Struggling with India's gender bias. Steve Bradshaw. BBC. 8/19/2008.

Study Finds Cohabiting Doesn't Make a Union Last. Sam Roberts. NY Times. 3/02/2010.

Study: Language barrier can keep children from getting healthcare. Patrick McGee. Huston Star-Telegram. 6/16/2008.

Study: Medical Bills Underlie 60 Percent of US Bankruptcies. Maggie Fox. Reuters. 6/04/2009

Sub-prime CEOs defend high wages. BBC. 3/07/2008.

Supreme Court to Weigh Sociology Issue in Wal-Mart Discrimination Case Adam Liptak. NY Times. 3/27/2011. (Actual report)

Surgery no longer a requirement for changing gender on passport. CNN. 6/09/2010.

Survey: Risky acts more likely for Hispanic teens. CNN. 6/04/2008.

System of Neglect - Immigrant Detention. Dana Priest & Amy Goldstein. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

Transparency International calls on leading oil and gas companies to increase revenue transparency. Transparency International Anti-Corruption Reports. 2008.

Targeting Blacks: Drug Law Enforcement and Race in the United States. Human Rights Watch report. May 2008.

Teens locked up for life without a second chance. Stephanie Chen. CNN. 4/08/2009.

Tension About Religion and Class in Turkey. Sabrina Tavernise. NY Times. 2/19/2008.

The $10 Trillion Hangover: Paying the Price for eight years of Bush. Linda Bilmes and Josepf Stiglitz, images by Nigel Holmes. Harper's Magazine. January 2009. 6 pgs pdf ( original (subscription req.)

The art of Chris Jordan. The environment and the culture of consumption.

The Black Mesa Controversy. Enei Begaye. Culture & Survival. #29.4, 2005.

The Cost Of Race: Retirement. NPR. 5/15/2009. (From Pew research Report)

The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case studies from communities across the U.S.. A joint project of the Community Affairs offices of the Federal Reserve System and the Metropolitan Policy Program of the Brookings Institution. 2008. (original) Synthesis of Themes

The Failure of Individualism. Jack Bakunin. 1976.

The Great Immigration Panic. NY Times Editorial. 6/03/2008.

The Great Shopping Spree, R.I.P.. Robert J. Samuelson. Newsweek. 4/28/2008.

The Half-Forgotten Prophet: C. Wright Mills. Norman Birnbaum. The Nation. 3/19/2009.

The Hidden Health Toll of Race. Ryan Blitstein. Miller-McCune. 7/11/2009.

The Incredible Shrinking Paycheck. Nancy Cleeland. The Nation. 2/20/2008.

The L-Curve: Income Distribution of the U.S.. David S. Chandler. 2/04/2007. Video Resource

The income distribution of the United States is far more unequal than most people realize. In fact it is so lopsided, it is hard to represent on a single graph. For more see http://www.lcurve.org

The Measure of America: American Human Development Report 2008-2009. Synopisi of the report by the American Human Development Project.

The Myth of the Stay-at-Home Mom. Paul Nyhan. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. 5/13/2008.

The Other Karen Tribe Antonio Graceffo. Boxun News. 5/22/2008.

The Other Nuclear Survivors. Gwyn Kirk, Foreign Policy In Focus. 3/02/2010.

The Political Gender Gap: Gender Bias in Facial Inferences that Predict Voting Behavior. Joan Y. Chiao et al. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3666. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003666. October 2008.

The Rich and the Rest of Us. John Cavanagh & Chuck Collins. The Nation. 6/11/2008.

The Rise of the New Global Elite. Chrystia Freeland, The Atlantic. January/February 2011.

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The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers. Robert Reich. TruthOut. 1/10/2009.

The United States of Advertising. Kevin Connolly. BBC. 6/14/2008.

The Year in Hate: Active U.S. Hate Groups Rise to 888 in 2007. David Holthouse & Mark Potok. SPLC. 3/2008.

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Too young to Work. On 101 East - Al Jazeera (English). Child labor in Bangladesh. 3/30/2011 25 minutes (or here)

Tracking the American Epidemic of Mental Illness. Evelyn Pringle. The Public Record. 6/9/2010. (1 of 5)

Trail of Tears was trail of betrayal. Mark Anthony Rolo. The Progressive. 5/25/2008.

Transparency International researches and monitors global corruption of governments and corporations.

Troubled loans rise, but Umpqua says it can cope. Jeff Manning. Oregonian, 1/25/2008.

True scale of C0â‚‚emissions from shipping revealed. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 2/13/2008.

U.S. Legal Work Booms in India. Rama Lakshimi. Wa. Post. 5/11/2008.

U.S. Plans New Measure for Poverty. Sam Roberts. NY Times. 3/2/2010.

U.S.-born children feel effects of immigration raids. Anna Gorman. 6/08/2008.

UN forum aims to end trafficking. BBC. 2/13/08.

UN investigator accuses US of shameful neglect of homeless. Chris McGreal. Guardian. 11/12/2009.

UN: Biofuel Production 'Criminal Path' to Global Food Crisis. Environmental News Service. 4/29/2008.

US Courts - Enemies of Education?. David Bacon. TruthOut. 5/08/09.

US Diluted Loan Rules Before Crash. Mark Appuzo. Assoc. Press. 12/01/2008.

US prison numbers reach record high. Al Jazeera. 2/29/2008.

US service sector in sharp fall. BBC. 2/05/2008.

Undocumented immigrants face Juan Crow. Roberto Lovato. The Progressive. 5/19/2008.

Unequal America: Causes and consequences of the wide--and growing--gap between rich and poor. Elizabeth Gudrais. Harvard Magazine. July/August 2008.

Union Killings Peril Trade Pact With Colombia. Simon Romero. NY Times. 4/14/2008.

Up to 70% interest - credit card aimed at the poor. Patrick Collinson. Guardian UK. 2/12/2008.

Urbanization threatens Namibia's traditional Himba culture. Stephanie Hanes. Christian Science Monitor. 2/05/2008.

Utah Mine Disaster Was Preventable, Report Says. Ian Urbina. NY Times. 5/09/2008. Reports: Complaint (31pgs); Referral to Committee (4pgs); Final Report (164pgs)

Vietnamese women wed foreigners to help family. Ben Stocking. AP. 8/10/2008.

Wall Street Winners Get Billion-Dollar Paydays. Jenny Anderson. NY Times. 4/16/2008.

Warming 'affecting poor children'. BBC. 4/29/2008.

We won't be Berlusconi's scapegoats, say Gypsies. Tom Kington. Guardian/UK. 6/15/2008.

Wealth gap creating a social time bomb. John Vidal. Guardian/UK. 10/23/2008.

Wealthy Reap Rewards While Those Who Work Lose. Adrian Appel. Inter Press Service. 7/09/2010.

Wed to Strangers, Vietnamese Wives Build Korean Lives. Norimitsu Onishi. NY Times. 3/30/2008.

Welcome To The New Company Town. Jerry Unseem & Ann Harrington. Fortune 01/10/2000, Vol. 141, Issue 1.

What 8.5 Percent Looks Like. NPR. 4/03/2009.

What Cooked the World's Economy?. James Lieber. The Village Voice. 1/27/2009.

What Created This Monster?. Nelson Schwartz & Julie Creswell. NT Times. 3/23/08. The role of deregulation of the financial industry and the use of derivatives to "spread risk."

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 1. Anthony Faiola, Ellen Nakashima and Jill Drew. Washington Post, 12/15/2008.

What Went Wrong - Crash Part 2 - "Frenzy". Jill Drew. Washington Post. 12/16/2008. (Part 1).

What's Hurting the Middle Class. Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi. Boston Review.

When Girls Will Be Boys. Alissa Quart. NY Times. 2/16/2008.

When is inequality unfair?. Sunder Katwala. Guardian/UK. 6/23/2009.

When someone is raised female and the genes say XY. Seth Borenstein. AP. 9/11/2009.

Where Credit Is Due: A Timeline of the Mortgage Crisis. Naomi Prins, Mother Jones. July/August 2008.

Where a baby girl is a mother's awful shame. Gethin Chamberlain. Guardian/UK. 11/23/2008.

White History 101. Gary Younge, The Nation. 2/15/07.

White extremists lash out over election of first black president. Howard Witt. LA Times. 11/23/2008.

Whites Swim in Racial Preference. Tim Wise. Alternet. 2/20/2003

Who Are We? New Dialogue on Mixed Race. Mireya Navarro. NY Times. 3/31/2008.

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Why Children Are Not 'Little Adults'. NY Times. 7/10/2008.

Matt Taibbi. Rolling Stone. 2/16/2011. Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?

Why XX must think like XY to earn more K. Marilyn Davidson. BBC. 5/14/2009.

4/03/2009. Bill Moyers interviews William Black in CSI Bailout. It is a stunning discussion of the current financial meltdown. A must watch. (wolf wolf)

Women Behind Bars Project. Women in the criminal justice system.

Women Buying Health Policies Pay a Penalty. Robert Pear. NY Times. 10/29/2008.

Women face bias worldwide - UN. BBC. 4/05/2008.

Women's Heart Symptoms Often Blamed on Stress. Tara Parker-Pope. NY Times. 10/13/2008,

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 1--1940s/1950s. Paula Rosenberg. Open Left. 6/03/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 2--1960s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/07/2008.

Women's Voices / Women's Struggles By The Decades: Part 3--1970s. Paula Rosenberg. OpenLeft. 6/14/2008.

Work complaints hang over plant. Brent Hunsberger and Gosia Wozniacka. The Oregonian. 6/14/2007.

Working Group on Extreme Inequality. The site provides income inequality information - primarily for the U.S., and analysis of inequality issues. It is part of the Institute for Policy Studies.

World Military Spending

World Press TV Documentaries. On global issues.

World debt crisis: eight reasons you should care. Laurent Belsie, Christian Science Monitor. 5/26/2010.

WorldWatch Institute. Research on environment, and social implications of global warming and resource issues,

Young Workers in Free Fall: 1/3 Under 35 Live with Parents. Art Levine. AlterNet. 9/03/2009.

ZipRealty Guide to Affordable Housing. Site has good information and resources regarding housing around the country.

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