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FATTENING WALL STREET — Mike Whitney reports on the rapid metamorphosis of new Fed Chair Janet Yallin into a lackey for the bankers, bond traders and brokers. The New Religious Wars Over the Environment: Joyce Nelson charts the looming confrontation between the Catholic Church and fundamentalists over climate change, extinction and GMOs; A People’s History of Mexican Constitutions: Andrew Smolski on the 200 year-long struggle of Mexico’s peasants, indigenous people and workers to secure legal rights and liberties; Spying on Black Writers: Ron Jacobs uncovers the FBI’s 50 year-long obsession with black poets, novelists and essayists; O Elephant! JoAnn Wypijewski on the grim history of circus elephants; PLUS: Jeffrey St. Clair on birds and climate change; Chris Floyd on the US as nuclear bully; Seth Sandronsky on Van Jones’s blind spot; Lee Ballinger on musicians and the State Department; and Kim Nicolini on the films of JC Chandor.
Jim Kirwan is a political independent artist/illustrator and activist writer who has been intermittently published since the 1970s. He has worked for two governors, the attorney generals of both Oklahoma and California, corporations, non-profits, and private individuals. He lives in the United States. His cartoons appear in Yellowtimes. He can be reached at: kirwanstudios@earthlink.net ?2002 […]

W: A Law Unto Himself

by JIM KIRWAN

Jim Kirwan is a political independent artist/illustrator and activist writer who has been intermittently published since the 1970s. He has worked for two governors, the attorney generals of both Oklahoma and California, corporations, non-profits, and private individuals. He lives in the United States. His cartoons appear in Yellowtimes.

He can be reached at: kirwanstudios@earthlink.net

?2002 by Jim Kirwan