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'The greed and indifference that defines our societies," writes Mesbahi, 'has been implanted and conditioned within us, generation after generation.' It's past time for a profound shift. (Photo credit: Flickr / cc / quinn.anya) Views
Uniting the People of the World in a Sharing Economy (Part 2)
In light of the dramatic changes that lie ahead, any person who perceives sharing as an answer to converging crises should think carefully about the meaning of redistribution. This term has very evasive and controversial connotations, and can breed tension, stress and even violence if promoted in...
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Amid Eastern Ukraine Vote, Soldiers Open Fire on Crowd
Local leader in Donetsk says that if vote for independence wins, all Ukraine soldiers in region will be considered "illegal occupiers"
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The Peace Mothers
From Fambul Tok - family talk - a new short film on the efforts of the extraordinary women of Sierre Leone to heal their communities after a devastating decade-long civil war. Happy Mother's Day. Fambul Tok, Krio for Family Talk, emerged from the unique approach to community reconcil The Peace...
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Burning Ukraine’s Protesters Alive
For the second time in a week, Ukrainian anti-regime protesters holed up in a building were killed by fires set by pro-regime attackers with ties to newly formed neo-Nazi security forces
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'The greed and indifference that defines our societies," writes Mesbahi, 'has been implanted and conditioned within us, generation after generation.' It's past time for a profound shift. (Photo credit: Flickr / cc / quinn.anya) Views
Uniting the People of the World in a Sharing Economy (Part I)
The time has come when we must demonstrate in our millions not against this or that, but rather for who we are
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The Collapse of the Bees... And How To Save Them
Two new reports—one alarming and the focused on solutions—take focus on the deep crisis facing the world's best, but most threatened, pollinators
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Demonstration against the separation wall--tear gas included--in the West Bank village of Bil'in. (Photo credit : Sidney Chu) Views
Wailing at the Separation Wall
You have what you desire: the new Rome, the Sparta of Technology and the ideology of madness. —Mahmoud Darwish I returned a few days ago from Palestine, where I was part of Lily Yeh’s Barefoot Artist team recruited to paint a mural in each of three places—the Balata Refugee Camp, in the Old City of...
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Pope Francis Calls for 'Legitimate Redistribution' of Wealth
Speaking to UN officials, Pope urges steps towards "equitable economic and social progress."
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Pakistan: CIA's Fake Vaccination Ploy to Hunt Bin Laden Sparked Polio Epidemic
Foreign Ministry spokesperson says CIA's 2011 plot has sparked hostility to vaccination drives and hampered efforts to stem outbreak of highly infectious disease
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Cruel Joke: What Will Your Mother's Day Flowers Cost?
This Mother's Day, Americans will buy over $2 billion worth of cut flowers for their doubtless worthy mothers. Alas, many will have been produced by other worthy mothers - often in Colombia 's Bogotá Savanna - who have long endured injuries, pesticides, birth defects and wages as low as $333 a...
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