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From the Editor’s Desk: A Riot of Their Own (p. 2)

Political Analysis: Battle over CAFTA Rages in El Salvador. Michael Busch (p. 6)

Adjuncting: Teacher Pay Around the World. Alison Powell (p. 8)

Dispatches from the Front: The Second Language of “Standard English.” Alison Powell (p. 9)

Health Issues: Student Health Services: Still There, Still Needed, Still Yours… So Speak Up! Collette Sosnowy, Health Issues Committee (p. 10)

Some Teaching Mistakes Other People Have Made (So You Don’t Have To). Nichole Stanford (p. 12)

Masthead (p. 2)

Letters to the Editor (p. 3)

On Class Violence. John Bekken, editor of Dynamite: The Story of Class Violence in America by Louis Adamic (AK Press, 2008)

Abe Walker Responds [to John Bekken]

Countdown Correction. Margaret Judson

GC Advocate Editor Responds [to Margaret Judson]

In Memoriam: W.B. Ofuatey-Kodjoe (1937-2009) (p. 4)

Irving Leonard Markovitz

Robert Biondi

Ruth O’Brien

Joseph Rollins

CUNY News in Brief (p. 5)

Look Who’s Teaching at CUNY! No, Really This Time!

President of Baruch Steps Down

President of City College Leaves CUNY in New York-Ohio Swap

CUNY System Bigger and Badder than Ever

BCC Financial Aid Director Better with Money than Expected

RF-CUNY Workers Walk Out for Fair Contract

Cafeteria Workers

DC 37 Head Removed from Office for Impersonating George W. Bush

Book Reviews

Our Perfectionisms, Ourselves. Review of The Burdens of Perfection: On Ethics and Reading in Nineteenth-Century British Literature by Andrew H. Miller (Cornell Univ. Press, 2008). Mia [Chen] (p. 14)

Poetry in the Age of Bush. Review of State of the Union: 50 Political Poems, edited by Joshua Beckman and Matthew Zapruder (Wave Books, 2008). Jason Schneiderman (p. 15)

Poems (p. 16)

Ceasing to Be. Matthew Zapruder.

There’s Too Much of Everything. Matthew Zapruder.

Art Review (p. 17)

Archive Art: A Rosler Project Revisited. Review of “If You Lived Here Still…” by Martha Rosler. Sarah Mills.

Music Review (p. 18)

On the Musical Genealogy of Neko Case. Review of “Middle Cyclone” by Neko Case (ANTI, Inc., 2008). Justin Rogers-Cooper.

Theater Reviews (p. 20)

Public Failures. Reviews of “The Bacchae” and “Othello” at the Delacorte Theater and NYU’s Skirball Center. Frank Episale.

Film Reviews (p. 21)

Films I Saw This Summer. Reviews of “Thirst,” “The Silence of Lorna,” “Hump Day,” and “Moon.” Nicole Wallenbrock.

News from the Doctoral Students’ Council (p. 23)

A New Era Dawns for the DSC: A New Start

New Leadership

Emergency Loan Fund and Dissertation Fellowships

Free Legal Advice

New Website

Please, Get Involved

Plenary Meetings

The Back Page (p. 24)

Professor Watts Arrests Cop for Loitering Outside the Graduate Center. Matt Lau.

ph.d. comics: Post hoc vs Post-Doc. Jorge Cham.

Announcements / Advertisements

The Politics of Health Care Reform (p. 11)

Don’t Submit. Contribute. The Advocate (p. 23)



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