MK Czerwiec’s (pronounced sir-wick) new book Taking Turns (Penn State University Press) shares the story of Unit 371, a shining example of excellence in the treatment and care of patients. Unit 371 was a community for thousands of patients and families affected by HIV and AIDS and the people …
End Times the Death of the Fourth Estate
Published by AK Press
Cockburn and St. Clair, of the leftie web site counterpunch, gleefully offer up this autopsy of the print newspaper. They point out the possibilities for activism and organization in the decentralized information-flow of the internet, but mostly they just want to dish dirt on Rupert Murdoch, Bob Woodward, A.M. Rosenthal, and other icons of the old hegemonic media. ?No reputation left unstained!? advertises the back cover. Pointy toes aimed at deserving crotches, mean-spirited fun with an ultimately inspiring message.