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HOW DID ABORTION RIGHTS COME TO THIS?
— Carol Hanisch charts how the right to an abortion began to erode shortly after the Roe v. Wade decision; Uber vs. the Cabbies: Ben Terrall reports on the threats posed by private car services; Remembering August 1914: Binoy Kampmark on the enduring legacy of World War I; Medical Marijuana: a Personal Odyssey: Doug Valentine goes in search of medicinal pot and a good vaporizer; Nostalgia for Socialism: Lee Ballinger surveys the longing in eastern Europe for the material guarantees of socialism. PLUS: Paul Krassner on his Six Dumbest Decisions; Kristin Kolb on the Cancer Ward; Jeffrey St. Clair on the Making of the First Un-War; Chris Floyd on the Children of Lies and Mike Whitney on why the war on ISIS is really a war on Syria.
Weekend Edition October 29-31, 2005
What I'm Listening to This Week
1. Wayne Shorter Beyond the Sound Barrier (Verve/2005)
2. David Vest — Serve Me Right to Shuffle (Trillium Records/2005)
3. Kinky Friedman & Billy Joe Shaver — Live from Down Under (Sphincter Records / 2002)
4. Ornette Coleman & Pat Methany — Song X: Remastered (Nonesuch/2005)
5. Kathleen Edwards — Back to Me (Zoe Records/2005)
6. Otis Taylor — Below the Fold (Telarc/2005)
7. Charlie Haden & the Liberation Music Orchestra — Not in Our Name (Verve/2005)
8. Dixie Cups — Complete Red Bird Recordings (Varese Records / 2002)
9. Professor Longhair — Crawfish Fiesta (Alligator / 1990)
10. Charlie Poole — You Ain’t Talkin’ to Me (Sony / 2005)