Sunday, November 7, 2010

More Magazines at OMNI's Library

PeaceWatch, the magazine of the United States Institute of Peace in D. C. Because this org. is funded by our government, it works within various constraints, but it provides many valuable services for peace and justice.
Our collection goes back to 2003.

Yes! Its mission is to support its readers "in building a just and sustainable world. In each issue we focus on a different theme through these lenses." The Fall 2010 number "is about ways people are buffering themselves from the uncertainties of the times by creating moie resilient ways of life."

Z Magazine. "an independent magazine of critical thinking" on US politics, economics, and culture that seeks "to assist activist efforts for a better future." Nov. 2010 number includes: Commentary on illegal FBI spying and raids, other Fourth Amendment violations, the future of passenger rail, corporate media schools, BP funding education. Activism: Morales on climate justice, Palestinian pro9testss and Israeli arrests. Features include: Tea Party, Venezuela, Kashmir, Cuban medicine. Culture: female roller derby, a Palestinian film "A Bitter Sea," review of new book on labor.

Peace and Freedom, Magazine of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. WILPF has worked since 1915 to unite women worldwide who oppose oppression and exploitation. Fall 2010 number: 8 articles on US bases abroad, women in the military, water privatization, nuclear power books, peace education, and more.

Animal Times (Fall 2010). This great defender of animals is always packed with animal stories, protests, rescues, recipes, --and celebrities.

Ms. Magazine (Fall 2010). Another great organization, Ms. defends women and promotes feminism (struggle for justice). This no. contains article on "Women Rebuilding Afghanistan," "Extremists and Fake Clinics," maternal mortality in Tanzania, poems by Alice Walker, many book reviews, and much more.

The Herb Quarterly (Winter 2010). All you'll ever want to know in one number. How'd you like Rosemary and Parmesan Cornbread or a Sugar & Spice Bath? Dick

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