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  • Finding Oscar: Massacre, Memory and Justice in Guatemala

    Mar 24, 2014

    by Sebastian Rotella, ProPublica, and Ana Arana, Fundación MEPI Chapter 1: ‘You Don’t Know Me’ The call from Guatemala put Oscar on edge. Prosecutors came looking for you, relatives...

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  • The Sharing Economy: What’s it Mean?

    Jan 23, 2014

    By Adam Parsons In recent years, the concept and practice of sharing resources is fast becoming a mainstream phenomenon across North America, Western Europe and other world regions. The internet is aw...

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  • Revealed: How the FBI Coordinated the Crackdown on Occupy

    Dec 23, 2013

    By Naomi Wolf - Republished from guardian.co.uk It was more sophisticated than we had imagined: new documents show that the violent crackdown on Occupy last fall – so mystifying at the time – wa...

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  • Skoll Foundation Entrepreneurs Challenge

    Nov 20, 2013

    As a friend of the Skoll Foundation, you heard from me in mid-October about the Skoll Social Entrepreneurs Challenge.  In partnership with CrowdRise and the Huffington Post, the Challenge kicked off ...

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  • What’s News in Peace

    Nov 03, 2013

    124 Countries Condemn Unacceptable Effects of Nuclear Weapons A joint statement on the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons was delivered by New Zealand at the United Nations General Assembly ...

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  • Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting: Peter Hart

    Oct 25, 2013

    by Peter Hart When Reporters Talk About Iran and ‘the World,’ They Mean Something Else When US journalists talk about what “the world” thinks of Iran’s nuclear program, i...

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  • The Age of Inhuman Scale

    Oct 08, 2013

    It was the stuff of fantasy, of repeated failed expeditions and dreams that wouldn’t die.  I’m talking about the Northwest Passage, that fabled route through Arctic waters around North America....

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  • Syria in the Cross-hairs: Making the World Safe for Who?

    Sep 04, 2013

    by Ellen Brown Iraq and Libya have been taken out, and Iran has been heavily boycotted. Syria is now in the cross-hairs. Why? Here is one overlooked scenario.  In an August 2013 article titled “Lar...

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  • The World Possible – A Roadmap

    Aug 14, 2013

    by Noam Chomsky This article appears in the current, print-version of The Reader Magazine issue for August, September, October 2013. I’d like to comment on topics that I think should regularly ...

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