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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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Corporate Corruption Is a Global Epidemic

Chad Brooks Live Science U.S. businesses aren’t alone in their struggle to curb corruption in the workplace. A new poll shows nearly two in three adults worldwide believe fraudulent activity is widespread in their country’s businesses. The study by Gallup … Continue reading

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East Timor: a lesson in why the poorest threaten the powerful

John Pilger johnpilger.com Milan Kundera’s truism, “the struggle of people against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”, described East Timor. The day before I set out to film clandestinely there in 1993, I went to Stanfords map shop … Continue reading

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Women’s Rights in Bangladesh

Al Jazeera As the country celebrates independence, we look at the struggle for gender equality.

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2012 The Mayan Word

Undercurrents This groundbreaking film brings us the voices of the Mayan people as they share their perspectives on the prophecies of their ancestors and their fight to defend Mother Earth and their culture from destruction. 2012 The Mayan Word is … Continue reading

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Our Bodies, Our Hells: The Struggle to Build Self-Esteem in Teen Girls

Javacia Harris Bowser Clutch Mag Online Think back, way back, to junior high. You’ve had a crush on one of your classmates all year and one day you get the courage to pass him a note. It reads: Do you … Continue reading

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The Power and Potential of Nonviolent Struggle by Gene Sharp

Youtube The Power and Potential of Nonviolent Struggle by Gene Sharp Gene Sharp, Senior Scholar of the Albert Einstein Institution, shares insights from his life study of how nonviolent struggle can work. For many years Gene and the Albert Einstein … Continue reading

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Origins Of Us

Source: BBC/Youtube Dr Alice Roberts reveals how your body tells the story of human evolution. The way you look, think and behave is a product of a 6 million year struggle for survival. We have uncovered the secrets of the … Continue reading

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Indian Government Sues Monsanto over GM Eggplant

Source: Liberation News / Youtube The Indian government is suing Monsanto, charging that the biotechnology company is stealing Indian plants in order to genetically modify them and create products it can then patent and sell for profit. A public outcry … Continue reading

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Remember Sobukwe! – South Africa

Source: Journeyman Pictures As the world reflects on the ANC’s struggle since 1912, South Africa also remembers a leader who is often overlooked by the international community: Robert Sobukwe, founder of the Pan-Africanist Congress. Sobukwe would never see his dream … Continue reading

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