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"The Realist Cartoons" confirms humor as an essential tool for escaping the notion that our leaders are wise and benign stewards of justice.

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In a lifetime of media activism, the late journalist and human rights activist Danny Schechter was best known for his advocacy of public media and his work to inform the world of life under South Africa's apartheid regime.The late journalist and activist Danny Schechter was known for his advocacy of public media and his work to shine a spotlight on South African apartheid.

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News this week that Hostess will be shutting its doors brings back memories of psychiatrist Martin Blinder testifying that on the night before Dan White killed San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, White "just sat there in front of the TV set, binging on Twinkies." Another psychiatrist stated, “If not for the aggravating fact of junk food, the homicides might not have taken place.” Hostess shutting its doors brings back memories of psychiatrist Martin Blinder testifying that on the night before Dan White killed San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, White "just sat there in front of the TV set, binging on Twinkies."

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