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NOW AVAILABLE: ASHES AND SEEDS by Michelle Greenblatt,
_a ship on the line by Vincent A. Cellucci & Christopher Shipman
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"Revolution vs. Rationalization: The Militarization of the Police and The Death of Rebellion"
by Willis Gordon
"Those people need to stop making trouble."
"Why would you loot from your own community? How stupid."
"How come when a white person gets killed by the cops it never makes the news?"
"I wish they'd stop making this a race issue."

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Fighting Sex Trafficking or Punishing Women? A New Law Shows That Police and Prisons are not a Solution to Sex Trafficking"
by Jordan Flaherty
'It appears police did not have enough evidence to even support a prostitution charge—according to police reports, the woman would not "guarantee sexual contact" in person. She was charged with "promoting prostitution" a misdemeanor. Because of the new law, she was initially charged with sex trafficking, apparently because she was accused of advertising sexual services online, even if she didn't offer them in person.'

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Two Short Stories by Meg Tuite
"Nelson lies in bed at night and wonders what has confused his damn kids. He has never hidden anything. Did he kill someone? Never. There is no evidence of anything. He adjusts his sleeping apparatus. They told him he hasn't been breathing for years in the research lab. Now, that is something to hear. Blasts of oxygen are flushed in through his nostrils while he sleeps. He has had a few good years without nightmares."

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Four Sketches by Gary Panter
Gary Panter, painter, cartoonist and designer, was born in 1950 in Durant, Oklahoma and grew up in Texas. He won three Emmy awards and was nominated for five for production design for Pee Wee's Playhouse, was awarded a Chrysler Design Award in 2000, and is a fellow of the Cullman Center For Scholars and Writers in New York. He is in a psychedelic rock band called Devin Gary & Ross and collaborates on lights shows with Joshua White.

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Forty-One Visual Poems by Jim Leftwich
"non-poems, correspondences, process poems, fluxus poems, fun poems, opaque poems, empty poems, slippery poems, skewed poems, torqued poems, playful poems, love songs, eulogies, labyrinths, autodidactic poems, procedural poems, arbitrary poems, looking as reading as writing, serial poems, aggregate poems, clump poems, spray poems, thelemic poems..."

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Four Selections from Statevillainy
by K.R. Copeland
"In one network of dirt there lurk many unpleasantries, unseen by the masses, still no less there than air. Microcosmic clunks and clinks of movement sinkhole slowly, rumble when the hush is meant to come. Tumultuous sub-ciety—sunrise falls. At the cornerstone of war, all lore grows wildly."

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