Shelf Life: Jobless in America, Prison Boom, and Renaming Cheap Food

<p>Utne Reader librarian <a href=”https://www.utne.com/bios/danielle-maestretti.aspx” target=”_blank”>Danielle Maestretti</a> shares the highlights (and occasional lowlights) of what’s landing in our library each week in ‘Shelf Life.'</p>
<p>Utne’s library is abuzz with a steady flow of 1,300 magazines, newsletters, journals, weeklies, zines, and other lively dispatches from the cultural front that are rarely found at big-box bookstores, or newsstands.</p>
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<p>Featured in this week’s episode:</p>
<p>- The “<a href=”http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090223/von_hoffman” target=”_blank”>Jobless in America</a>” feature in the February 23 issue of <strong>The Nation</strong>
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<p>- <strong>Dollars &Sense</strong> on “<a href=”http://www.dollarsandsense.org/archives/2009/0109barry.html” target=”_blank”>The New Political Economy of Immigration</a>”</p>
<p>- <strong>The Texas Observer</strong> on <a href=”http://www.texasobserver.org/article.php?aid=2951″ target=”_blank”>Janet Napolitano and the border fence</a>
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<p>- “Entertaining in the Recession” from Houston’s <strong>My Table</strong> (not available online)</p>
<p>-<a href=”http://radishmagazine.com/stories/display.cgi?prcss=display&amp;id=423713″ target=”_blank”>Alpacas</a>. That’s right, Alpacas. From <strong>Radish</strong>
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<strong>Sources:</strong>
<a href=”http://www.thenation.com/issue/20090223″ target=”_blank”>
<strong>The Nation</strong>
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<strong>,</strong>
<a href=”http://www.dollarsandsense.org/” target=”_blank”>
<strong>Dollars & Sense</strong>
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<strong>,</strong>
<a href=”http://www.texasobserver.org/” target=”_blank”>
<strong>The Texas Observer</strong>
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<strong>,</strong>
<a href=”http://www.my-table.com/” target=”_blank”>
<strong>My Table</strong>
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<strong>,</strong>
<a href=”http://radishmagazine.com/”>
<strong>Radish</strong>
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