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1. A New Yorker's Guide to Military Recruitment in the 5 Boroughs (external link)
Abstract: A user-friendly guide for educators and activists interested in teaching about the military and military recruitment in New York.
Resource Type: Article

2. College, Jobs, or the Military? Enlistment During a Time of War (internal link)
Abstract: This article questions what factors are associated with joining the military after high school rather than attending college, getting ajob, or doing some other activity. Three areas of influence are highlighted: educational goals, the presence of the military in ones community, and race and socioeconomic status.
Resource Type: Article

3. Comparing and Understanding the Casualties in Iraq During a 1-year Period (internal link)
Resource Type: Curriculum

4. Radical Statistics Group (external link)
Abstract: This British group believes that statistics can be used to support radical campaigns for progressive social change. Statistics should inform, not drive policies. Social problems should not be disguised by technical language. The website and their journal explore many social justice issues.
Resource Type: Website

5. Survey of Latino Attitudes on the War in Iraq (external link)
Abstract: Attitudes towards the war in Iraq are more negative among Latinos than in the general population, according to a Pew Hispanic Center survey conducted as President George W. Bush began his second term. A slight majority of Hispanics (51%) think U.S. troops should be withdrawn from Iraq as soon as possible. Significantly fewer (37%) say that the United States should keep military troops in Iraq until the situation has stabilized.
Resource Type: Article

6. The Cost of War in Iraq: How Does it Affect My Community? (internal link)
Abstract: This series of lessons has students look at the cost of the War in Iraq and has them look at how this has had a financial impact on them and their communities. Students also come up with alternative models for the money spent on the war that would positively affect their communities.
Resource Type: Curriculum

7. Union for Radical Political Economics (external link)
Abstract: The URPE website contains information about the organization, as well as an extensive collection of tools for economic justice advocates including papers, fact sheets, a newsletter, journal archives, links, and more.
Resource Type: Website

8. United for a Fair Economy (external link)
Abstract: UFE raises awareness that concentrated wealth and power undermine the economy, corrupt democracy, deepen the racial divide, and tear communities apart. The website contains reports, fact sheets, cartoons, games, and a library on information on economic and racial inequities in our society.
Resource Type: Website

9. War & the Economy: Too Many Guns, Not Enough Butter (external link)
Abstract: This workshop is designed to help students develop an understanding of the size of the US military and military spending
Resource Type: Curriculum

10. War & the Economy: Too Many Guns, Not Enough Butter (Trainers Guide) (external link)
Resource Type: Curriculum

11. Who Serves? A Comparison of Demographics Between the Military and General Population (internal link)
Abstract: This series of lessons explores possible disparities between the general population and the military, especially among military recruits. Students compare data and statistics on both populations and use various algebraic and statistical methods to compare the two groups.
Resource Type: Curriculum

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K. Wayne Yang
2007 Panelist
Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies
East Oakland Community High School