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  • No Silver Lining

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    An indigenous community of the northern Andes fights to prevent their communal oasis from becoming another open pit wasteland. Barrick Gold of Canada and the government of Chile team up to destroy these self-reliant Indians’ ability to survive. more

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  • United Irish

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    History is often more complex than legend allows. Nowhere is that more true than in Northern Ireland. When my Grandmother’s Grandfather’s Grandfather’s parents and siblings emigrated from Northern Ireland to South Carolina in 1768, the anti-Catholic/anti-Presbyterian laws had been in effect for well over a century. These laws of the English Crown that deprived the… more

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  • Secession Campaigns

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    The recent San Francisco Chronicle article on a new state for the Oregon California border region reminded me of what happened in Puget Sound fifteen years ago. Secession campaigns — forming new counties or states — have, since the Reagan era, been used as organizing drives to obtain lists of names and funds for right-wing… more

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  • Sex Slavery in Malaysia

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    Inter Press Service looks at how tribal girls in Southeast Asia are forced into prostitution by human traffickers promising normal jobs in Malaysia for the poverty-stricken children and young women. more

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  • Christian Fascism

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    Sarah Palin’s propulsion into politics was fueled by religious intolerance, organized through malicious harassment, and targeted at democracy. Her use of the power of the state to deny equal protection under the law and to thwart the civil rights of her ideological opponents is consistent with the bigotry promoted and organized by the churches that… more

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