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Monday, December 26, 2011
Occupy North Pole: A New Beginning
An elf confronts Santa about...everything. Great.
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No Room In the Inn
As OWS held 24-hour holiday events , Occupy Faith continued to negotiate with Trinity Church for a space of their own, arguing for the place of faith in "the margins, the cold and dark...where we are taught to close our doors." Video. "We ask ourselves, 'Do our traditions deal with, confront, the real world (of) class and money and race and power? Are we doing that, and if we're not, then what are we?"
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Sunday, December 25, 2011
Grow Mercy
A lovely look at Christmas dinner at Edmonton’s Hope Mission, which gives the hungry, homeless and hurting a bit of what they need and, mostly, don't get. Via Grow Mercy .
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Saturday, December 24, 2011
A stunning, soulful flash mob for the season. Peace.
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Christmas In the Trenches
The extraordinary story and pictures of the Christmas truce of 1914, wherein "enemy" German and British troops discovered their common humanity for a brief surreal shining moment. Set to John McCutcheon's stirring song.
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Shredding the Sheriff
More richly-deserved setbacks for Joe Arpaio, America's most sociopathic sheriff . What goes around comes around, and Merry Christmas to you.
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Friday, December 23, 2011
Beer For the Baby, TV For the Kids, Home Appliances For the Little Wife, and She'll Follow You Anywhere
In this season of buying, a look back at the sexist, clueless and otherwise cringe-worthy ads once used to encourage us to do so. Lesson here: Change happens. "More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette!"
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All Kinds of Wrong
Today's release of Nike’s limited edition Air Jordan 11 "Concord" sneakers sparked violence across this fine land, with rioting, pepper-spraying, breaking down doors and at least one woman abandoning her kids in the car to go buy sneakers. Joy to the world.
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We Will Stand: Defending Voting Rights (Again)
The Justice Department has blocked South Carolina’s measure requiring photo I.D. at polls as discriminatory, even as the ACLU is suing Wisconsin, the latest of 38 states to pass or be considering similar voter suppression laws. Two stirring videos, from Wisconsin and Brave New Foundations partnering with the NAACP, illustrate what's at stake.
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For Once, the Perfect Gift
This has so not happened enough.
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