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Impeding Impunity

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Issues facing Ogoni people in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, a documentary by Al Jazeera: Al Jazeera – People in Power: Democracy Delta-Style (Part 1) Al Jazeera – People in Power: Democracy Delta-Style (Part 2) Al Jazeera – People in Power: Democracy Delta-Style (Part 3) Al Jazeera – People in Power: Democracy Delta-Style (Part 4)... more →

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Colonia

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Pepe Escobar of Real News reports on The Rise of Neo-fascism in Bolivia, and the implications for anti-indigenous violence in... more →

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Lasting Scars

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Hardly a family in East Timor was untouched by the Indonesian invasion in 1975. In the occupation, a third of the nation may have died from bombing, starvation and systematic killing. This is besides the forced displacement of most of the population and widespread evidence of rape, torture and other human rights violations. It is [&hellip... more →

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All over there are People Starving to Death

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Shocking figures. There are over one billion people who are dangerously obese in the world. At the same time there are people who simply do not have anything to eat. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 850 million people worldwide are undernourished which is about every seventh person, mainly children. [&hellip... more →

Curbing Criminal Behavior

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In his now classic paper on fundamental forms of social organization, Tribes Institutions Markets Networks, RAND’s David Ronfeldt lays the foundation for further discussion on the dynamics of conflict over such values extended in his and John Arquilla’s paper Networks and Netwars, which is also the title of an anthology edited by them that considers [&hellip... more →

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