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Prema Polit is an editorial intern at AlterNet.
Crime, Punishment and Vengeance in the Age of Mass Imprisonment
Posted on: Apr 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet
In the U.S., over 2.13 million people are incarcerated. Sasha Abramsky's new book, "American Furies," explores the bloated prison system and its tremendous financial and moral cost to our society.
Medicare Policy Keeps Door Shut on Disabled
Posted on: Apr 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet
In an attempt to cut costs, Medicare has been denying coverage of power wheelchairs to people with disabilities who can't leave home without them.
Intolerance of gays divides Episcopal Church
Posted on: Feb 21, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Prema Polit: Anglican Communion says go straight or else.
Science fights back
Posted on: Feb 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Prema Polit: Association fights willful ignorance of science; charts evolution of non-scientific thought.
A (pro)creative initiative
Posted on: Feb 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Prema Polit: Homophobes get a dose of their own medicine.
American education: Children Left Behind
Posted on: Feb 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Prema Polit: Suspicion of standardized tests & other thoughts...
Important care options for disabled being ignored
Posted on: Jan 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet
Prema Polit: Community services for the developmentally disabled do need help, but outdated institutions are not the solution.
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