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Issue No. 32: April-May '01

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This issue hit the streets April 6. This is some of it. Enjoy.
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Downed Animals: Diseased Food On Your Plate by Gene Bauston
Across the U.S., downed animals, animals too sick or weak even to stand, are marketed and slaughtered for human food. They suffer horribly at stockyards and slaughterhouses, and their use in the human food chain poses a threat to human health.

From the Editor: by Craig Mazer
Drawing the Connections in Activism. Social-change movements should strive to incorporate concerns about each other's issues into their activities.

Notes From the Cultural Wasteland by Morris Sullivan
Dead racecar drivers and coleslaw wrestling prove that the importance of a news story has nothing to do with the importance of the event. IMPACT Column by Tor Hyams
The Death of Decency: What the hell is this fascination we Americans have with watching other people get cut open?

Selling Our Environment for a Barrel of Oil
by Elizabeth Moore
Don't believe the "big oil" Republicans when they try to convince us that more oil drilling is the answer to our energy problems.

Comic Relief: The K Chronicles by Keith Knight
Guide to Saving the Planet Part 48: It's all about your advertising campaign.

Quickies by various writers
A little bit on a whole heck of a hell of a lot of CDs.

Sticking to Your Guns or How I Learned to Love Drinking Tea from the Pitcher
by Adam Finley
Believing in what you have to say is more important than whether or not anyone really "gets" you.

Comic Relief: The Muddlemarch by Neal Skorpen
Political toons -- Identifying the "gay agenda" and an honest look at Li'l Bush's war on drugs.
Pick the toon: Identifying the "gay agenda" | An honest look at Li'l Bush's war on drugs

Advertiser Index: The businesses that make this magazine possible; includes lots of cool music-label links.

This issue's quotes:

"Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten."

--Cree Indian prophecy

"When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!"
--Dennis Weaver

"Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed."
--Joseph Stalin