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Financial Reform Bill Rewards Whistle-Blowers
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Today on the list: Why asking the troops about don’t ask, don’t tell is a bad idea, the “God hates fags” preacher’s son works against homophobia, and the whistle-blower provision that makes the financial reform bill just a little bit sweeter.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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Fred Phelps’ son gets new job: promoting atheism and battling homophobia
MAJOR WHISTLE-BLOWING PROVISION IN FINANCIAL ACT
WHY POLLING TROOPS IS NOT A GOOD ROUTE TO DECENCY
Political ad of the year
POLL: WAR ON DRUGS A FAILURE, LEGALIZE POT
CNN’s Kyra Phillips and John Roberts spent a good five minutes [Friday] expressing serious concern over what they called “the dark side” of the Internet: the plague of “anonymous bloggers” who are “a bunch of cowards” for not putting their names on what they say, and who use this anonymity to spread “conspiracy,” “lunacy,” “extremism” and false accusations. ...
Getting the Best From Cultural Diplomacy
WikiLeaks and the War
All the Strangeness of Our American World in One Article
Seating Dispute Leads to Stabbing at Comic-Con
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