Issue 1

For Richer, For Poorer
Aug. 13, 2004 - By: Evan Wolfson
1 'Marriage is a basic human right.' The director of Freedom to Marry, gives a fresh legal perspective on same-sex marriages and civil rights. Wolfson, a veteran trial lawyer for landmark same-sex marriage cases, uses the legal advantages and disadvantages of marriage - heterosexual or otherwise - to highlight the importance of law and economics in civil unions. ...


Stop Child Executions
Aug. 13, 2004 - By: Amnesty International
1 'Death for a 17-year-old?' AI, on their campaign to stop executions of child offenders in America and worldwide. Although it violates international law, the United States remains one of only eight nations that still practices child executions. Amnesty International reports with stories about child offenders around the world who have been executed or who ...


Kill Your Children
Aug. 13, 2004 - By: Tyler Lackey
1 A spoon full of sugar makes the medicine go down, but what do years of sugar-rich beverages do to our children? Tyler tells us how sugary drinks may ‘Kill Your Children.’ Lackey artfully delivers facts that should scare any conscious parent. He presents a simple solution: don't drink sugar. Of course, it's much easier said than done, since sugar-rich drinks end ...


How To Be a Boor
Aug. 13, 2004 - By: Elly Markson
1 Have you ever received an email in ALL CAPS? End the madness here, with Elly's brief but powerful guide to email etiquette. Markson's manifesto is something you'll surely want to send along to friends who struggle with everyday email writing. As this issue's special "plus one" release, Elly's piece is brief enough for even the smallest attention span. ...




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