V.20 No.14 |
The Daily Word: Government shutdown, another earthquake,
By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Apr 7 2011 9:52 AM ]
Student says Cibola told her: You're either a boy or a girl, so no pantsuit at graduation.
See video of a San Juan County sheriff's deputy beating a guy in the head with his flashlight.
Another quake hits Japan.
President Obama says there won't be a government shutdown.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it's going to happen.
What it would mean to you.
If the government does shut down, Congress will still be paid as usual.
The Recording Academy will no longer offer a Grammy for Native American music.
Land Comish Powell returned White Peak to the nature-loving and -hunting public.
16 campus security officers (called "narcs" at my ABQ high school) were slashed from the APS budget.
Read an interview with the journalist who was captured and then released in Libya.
Can we blame Britain for everything?
Alec Baldwin says "30 Rock" ends next year.
A history of stoner movies.
V.20 No.3 | 1/20/2011
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
When closing the gender divide, an elected woman’s work is never done
By Marjorie Childress
V.19 No.16 | 4/22/2010
Pay Equity Awareness Day
By Marisa Demarco [ Tue Apr 20 2010 1:40 PM ]
So 4/20 has been proclaimed by Gov. Bill Richardson to be a day on which we ponder “gender, ethnic and racial pay equity.” He signed an executive order at the end of 2009 demanding state agencies report on salary gaps and correct them.
According to the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women, the state is ranked dead last in the nation for impoverished women with 20 percent of the New Mexico’s female population living in poverty. The commission also broke down average pay by race. The numbers are illuminating:
Other/Two or More Races
V.19 No.5 | 2/4/2010
Was it Just Sexism in Massachusetts?
By Marisa Demarco [ Fri Feb 5 2010 5:12 PM ]
Joni Kay Rose, the Alibi’s gender examiner, wrote a websclusive column about Scott Brown’s hyper-manly victory over Martha Coakley in liberal Massachusetts. Did you know that state’s never had a female Senator? Sound familiar?
And if you like that article by Rose, you may also enjoy her first piece about Amanda Simpson, Obama’s transgender appointee to the Department of Commerce.
V.18 No.33 | 8/13/2009
By Marisa Demarco [ Mon Aug 10 2009 6:53 PM ]
Pinup girls. Albuquerque’s got more than a few. Which always sparks the question: What about pinup dudes?
What about ‘em? Enjoy photographer Chad States’ series “Men at Their Most Masculine.” Alert: Wang ensues. I don’t know if these guys are pinups, exactly, but it’s akin to what I imagine a “Brawn of the 505” calendar would look like.
Mark Twain Tonight! at Popejoy Hall
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