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Never forget that Bradley Manning, not gay marriage, is the issue

John Pilger johnpilger.com In the week Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he ¬†ordered bombing attacks on Yemen, killing a reported 63 people, 28 of them children. When Obama recently announced he supported same-sex marriage, American planes … Continue reading

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Balance-Exclusive Oscar Winning Cartoon (1989)

YouTube Dir: Wolfgang and Christoph Lauenstein, Germany, 1989.  Academy Award for Best Animated Short (1989).

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TEDxUNC – Shamila Kohestani – How Sports Impact the Lives of Women

Shamila Kohestani TED The captain of the first women’s Afghan national soccer team and recipient of the 2006 Arthur Ashe Courage Award talks about growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan and the challenges facing women and girls in that … Continue reading

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Fred Goodwin stripped of knighthood

Source: Independent Ex-banker Fred Goodwin has had his knighthood removed, it was announced today. The Cabinet Office said the award had been “cancelled and annulled”. David Cameron tonight hailed the decision to remove Fred Goodwin’s knighthood. The Prime Minister said … Continue reading

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Tears of Gaza

Source: HBO Documentaries An award winning documentary by James Miller about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Changing Education Paradigms

Source: RSAnimate This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA’s Benjamin Franklin award. For more information on Sir Ken’s work visit: http://www.sirkenrobinson.com

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Naomi Wolf: So Right and So Wrong

Source: The Daily Mail The People Versus the Police … The corporatocracy is terrified that citizens will reclaim the rule of law. America’s politicians, it seems, have had their fill of democracy. Across the country, police, acting under orders from … Continue reading

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