A federal judge last week approved settlement of a public-interest lawsuit that won a significant victory for the people of Flint, Mich. The judge’s decision binds the state and federal governments to replace the city’s 18,000 lead-coated and galvanized water service lines within three years.
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David discusses Shaken Baby Syndrome with “Mary” (not her real name) whose daughter-in-law served 2 years in jail for manslaughter when a Shaken Baby conviction was rammed through, ignoring evidence that the dead baby’s mother was far from a perfect caregiver, and ignoring the possibility of any medical crisis (such as an adverse reaction to a vaccine or medication). Unfortunately, this is not an isolated case, and some caregivers have been punished much more stringently. Yet science is slowly realizing that this syndrome is probably completely imaginary, and that babies that die without external evidence of abuse probably did not die of abuse.
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Listen to Doug Henwood, non-violent organizer and author of the new book, The Way Between, talking about non-violent resistance and honoring the humanity and listening to everyone— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.
The January 22th edition of Warrior Connection was a interesting discussion with journalist and historian Paul Woods of the Champaign (Illinois) News Gazette about his series of interviews featuring veterans from WW2 to the present for his weekly column “THOSE WHO SERVED” published every Monday. Video and written versions of his interviews are at www.news-gazette.com. We hope that Paul can turn this informative series into a book on military veterans history.
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