Website of the Week for July 19, 2008 Website of the Week Big thanks to TIH irregular correspondent Kevin Harris for this one.A great new beta site (even if it’s play thing of ex-AOL execs likeSteve Case) that’s offering hundreds full length docummentaries like”Super Size Me” for free. And no registration… for now. And they makeit easy for you to spread ‘em around and plop them Read more

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Kai Wright is a Brooklyn writer and editor whose work focuses on the politics of sex, race, and health. He is author of “Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York” (Beacon Press). Kai’s most recent writing includes the American Prospect article, “America’s AIDS Apartheid: The domestic Read more

Website of the Week for July 12, 2008 Website of the Week If you have any interest in particle physics (and who doesn’t)here’s the best darn online particle physics magazine on Earth. It’spublised by Fermi Lab and the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, andyet I still found it’s articles readable, dare I say… engaging. Gothere and learn the facts about that scary new large hadron collider.

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live from Islamabad, Graham Usher is a contributing editor of Middle East Report ( Graham is the author of “Dispatches from Palestine: The Rise and Fall of the Oslo Peace Process” (Pluto Press). His most recent writing includes “Pakistan Amidst the Storms” and “Getting Pakistan Wrong.” Adam Isacson is director of programs at the Center Read more

Website of the Week for July 5, 2008 Website of the Week A sweet little movie info site run by a small gang of Canadian filmjunkies, including a fellow alumnus of Sheridan College, where I got myanimation training a million years ago. The site offers podcasts,trailers, archives, and reviews featuring smart writing with a Canadianaccent.

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Pervez Hoodbhoy wrote the article, “Anti-Americanism in Pakistan and the Taliban Menace.” Pervez is chairman of the Department of Physics at Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad. He is chairman of Mashal, a non-profit organization which publishes books in Urdu on women’s rights, education, environmental issues, philosophy, and modern thought. He is author of “Islam and Science: Read more

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Mike Marqusee, is the author of “If I Am Not Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jew” (Verso Books). Mike also writes for The Guardian and The Hindu. Elliot Cohen wrote the truthdig piece, “John McCain’s Chilling Project for America.” Elliot is the editor in chief of the International Journal of Applied Philosophy and ethics editor Read more

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Steven Greenhouse, author of “The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker (Knopf). Steve has been the labor and workplace correspondent for the New York Times since 1995. John Bowe is the author of “Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy (Random House). In 2004, John received Read more