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From the Editor’s Desk: Back to Basics (p. 2)

Correction (p. 3)

Political Analysis: Defending the United Nations. Andrew Bast (p. 4)

Health Issues: Young but Not Invincible. Kimberly Libman (p. 5)

How to Avoid the Flu this Season (p. 5)

GC Students Join Protest to End Afghan War (p. 6)

Adjuncting: Where’s the Anger? Renée McGarry (p. 8)

Intellectual Leadership: Plato’s Dream, Popper’s Nightmare. C.A. Pasternak (p. 9)

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The GC Advocate Guide to the 2009 NYC Mayoral Elections (p. 11)

Masthead (p. 2)

CUNY News in Brief: Bed Bugs and Budget Cuts (p. 3)

Putting the Criminal Back in Criminal Justice

Bed Bugs

It Takes a Pillage

CUNY Research Foundation Workers Walk Out

Book Reviews

Our Planet, Our Selves. Reviews of The End of Food by Paul Roberts (Houghton Mifflin, 2008); and Threshold: The Crisis of Western Culture by Thom Hartmann (Viking Press, 2009). Justin Rogers-Cooper (p. 14)

The End of Print—or Something More? Review of Losing the News: The Future of the News that Feeds Democracy by Alex S. Jones (Oxford UP, 2009). Daniel Douglas (p. 16)

Toward an Activist Curriculum. Review of The Death of Why? The Decline of Questioning and the Future of Democracy by Andrea Batista Schlesinger (Berrett-Koehler, 2009). Nate Mickelson (p. 18)

Theater Reviews (p. 20)

Kings and Queens. Reviews of “County of Kings,” written and performed by Lemon Andersen at the Public Theater; and “A Boy and His Soul,” written and performed by Colman Domingo at the Vineyard Theater. Frank Episale.

Music Review (p. 21)

And the Beat Goes on… and On, and On… Review of works by Beat Furrer, Bernhard Lang, and Steve Reich at Moving Sounds (2009). Naomi Perley.

Film Review (p. 22)

The Revolution Will Be Televised. Review of “The Baader Meinhof Complex,” directed by Uli Edel (Germany, 2008). Antonia Levy.

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

Why You May Not Be Repped in CUNY Senate. Shawn Rice.



Free Legal Consultations

Travel Grants

Voting for Chartered Organizations

The Back Page (p. 24)

Poll Finds Satirist Matt Lau’s Approval Rating at All-Time Low. Matt Lau.

ph.d. comics. Jorge Cham.



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