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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for April 24, 2014!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for April 24, 2014!

Thursday, April 24, 2014  |  Staff

On this week's invasive Independent comics page: The K Chronicles enjoys an episode of "Black Eye for the White Guy"; Jen Sorenson looks at the Paycheck Fairness Act; Red Meat examines the human body; and The City wonders how and why the NSA dropped the ball.

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Know Your Neighbors: Meet William Edelen, a Man Who Embraces the Mystery

Know Your Neighbors: Meet William Edelen, a Man Who Embraces the Mystery

Wednesday, April 23, 2014  |  Anita Rufus

At this time of year—when Passover, Easter and Earth Day are upon us—we tend toward reflection on rebirth, resurrection, the passion for freedom, and the hope for preservation and continuity of our species. Some do this reflection through religion; some do so through nature; others do so through an ...

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Ask a Mexican: How Many Generations Does It Take for Mexicans in the U.S. to Stop Speaking Spanish?

Ask a Mexican: How Many Generations Does It Take for Mexicans in the U.S. to Stop Speaking Spanish?

Wednesday, April 23, 2014  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican:  Our grandparents came from Mexico. The entire next generation spoke Spanish. However, in my generation, almost none of us do. One cousin’s daughter does, because the cousin married a bilingual spouse.

Most white people I know have long ago lost both an awareness of what their actual eth...

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The Potted Desert Garden: Let Pots Add Color When the Plants Can't

The Potted Desert Garden: Let Pots Add Color When the Plants Can't

Tuesday, April 22, 2014  |  Marylee Pangman

It’s not only about the plants: Your pots can add a lot of interest and color to your surroundings—with or without plants!

We talked earlier this month about using succulents for your front gate pots.  However, let’s face it: Succulents can sometimes be a little boring in color, as greens and grays ec...

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Getting Back on the Job: SAGEWorks Offers Help to LGBT People 40 or Older Who Need Work

Getting Back on the Job: SAGEWorks Offers Help to LGBT People 40 or Older Who Need Work

Friday, April 18, 2014  |  Lisa Middleton

SAGEWorks has begun!

The LGBT Community Center of the Desert, aka The Center, is currently serving unemployed and underemployed LGBT adults 40 years old and up with computer training and job-skills classes. The course helps participants build the requisite skills to perform the basic tasks of a job s...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for April 17, 2014!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for April 17, 2014!

Thursday, April 17, 2014  |  Staff

On this week's special Easter edition of the Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson examines the rise of groupthink; The K Chronicles ponders the development of the self-shooting gun; The City looks at the aftermath of the Heartbleed debacle; and Red Meat has some problems while decorating Easter eggs....

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