Neighborhood Watch: Wednesday, Dec. 10

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights-a document as important as it sounds. Peter Gabriel's non-profit Witness asks, "What image opened your eyes to human rights abuses?"Tony Soprano was a serious criminal who spoke his mind. The same might be true of the recently arrested Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Can you tell who said what?Comic books and Simpsons rip-offs depicting sex are being deemed child pornography-and landing people in hot water.In response to budget cuts, a San Diego calculus teacher is selling ad space on his class's exam sheets to pay for the paper.There's been a lot of talk recently about JFK's daughter, Caroline Kennedy, taking over Hillary Clinton's Senate seat. The backlash has begun!2008 will last one second longer than expected.From the GOOD Community: KateAndrews extols the virtues of ZUMOS textiles that are made in Guatemala; sales of the fabrics encourage income equality in the Central American country.(Image: "Clockwork Atomic x315" by Scott Wilson. Courtesy of the artist. See more of the Clockwork Atomic series here. Found via C-Monster.)