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Open Source Washing Machine Project » About beyond profit » social enterprise magazine Ta-Nehisi Coates - Authors On Monday, 66-year old Joan Tarshis accused Bill Cosby of raping her. Tarshis says the attack took place in 1969, when she was 19 and working as comedy writer: ... [H]e told me that he wanted to work on a monologue together, and I had an idea for something about an earthquake that had just happened. It was my first earthquake. Tarshis is the fifth woman to publicly accuse Bill Cosby of raping her. Perhaps it is not fair for a journalist to consider, or even publicize, anonymous allegations of criminal activity. Most of these allegations came after Constand sued Cosby in civil court. A defense of Cosby requires that one believe that several women have decided to publicly accuse one of the most powerful men in recent Hollywood history of a crime they have no hope of seeing prosecuted, and for which they are seeking no damages. I spent parts of 2006 and 2007 following Bill Cosby around the country. The author of this moment is Bill Cosby. It was not enough.

Bricolabs shared network — Bricolabs Chimica-online: risorse didattiche per lo studio online della Chimica. The Economy and the Economics of Everyday Life - Economix Blog - NYTimes.com usinette.org The Everywhereist | travel advice, tips, and stories Little Seal | Ronan's blog Will I Remember How To Love You When I finally meet you, will I remember how to love you? I think, somewhere in the last–what is it now? Almost 4 years?–of being mostly alone, or at least not in love, maybe I forgot what you’re supposed to do when you are in love. For instance, will I remember how to pull my limbs in from my nightly spread eagle in bed, and not hate you for taking up half the space that has, for so long, been mine, ALL MINE, GOD DAMNIT? Will I remember how to lie awake on Sunday morning while you sleep, counting the freckles that pepper your back? And if it turns out that I have become completely stupid and selfish, will you be patient enough to remind me how to love you? Say it works out, and you electroshock my memory back into motion, and I remember how to love you in all the ways that someone should be loved, will you love me back?

Gentrification and its Discontents: Notes from New Orleans Readers of this forum have probably heard rumors of gentrification in post-Katrina New Orleans. Residential shifts playing out in the Crescent City share many commonalities with those elsewhere, but also bear some distinctions and paradoxes. I offer these observations from the so-called Williamsburg of the South, a neighborhood called Bywater. Gentrification arrived rather early to New Orleans, a generation before the term was coined. By the 1970s, the French Quarter was largely gentrified, and the process continued downriver into the adjacent Faubourg Marigny (a historical moniker revived by Francophile preservationists and savvy real estate agents) and upriver into the Lower Garden District (also a new toponym: gentrification has a vocabulary as well as a geography). One Storm, Two Waves Spatial and Social Structure of New Orleans Gentrification Gentrification in New Orleans is spatially regularized and predictable. Figure 1. Locavores in a Kiddie Wilderness Impact on New Orleans Culture

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