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Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K.

TEXT AND PICTURE FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES DATED: OCTOBER 19 2014 BY PAUL KRUGMAN

Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America. 240 more words

Echo 4 Sierra Pt 1

 Warning this post contains explicit language.

We landed…

With the sound of the wind blowing, I could hear the faint hiss of something.

What was it? 443 more words

Afghanistan

And the president came 6 months after

Have been months of uncertainty in those Afghanistan has been without a president. After a first round that can be defined as successful, the second round between the leading candidates has been fraudulent. 1,219 more words

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The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

by Nadia Hashimi

“A tender and beautiful family story” (Khaled Hosseini). In modern Afghanistan, Rahima disguises herself as a boy, drawing courage from the story of her great-great-grandmother Shekiba — who dressed as a man and guarded the king’s harem. An “epic, spellbinding debut” (Booklist).

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Afghanistan: The New Beginning

After the long, draining elections of Afghanistan, a decision was finally made; Ashraf Ghani a US-educated anthropologist won the hearts of his fellow Afghan citizens and was sworn as the new president of Afghanistan. 315 more words

Know Your Rights--October 20, 2014

I cannot believe how quickly time is moving. It is now getting close to the end of October. This is probably my favorite time of year–the big holidays! 686 more words

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Morning Prayer 21.10.14, Tuesday of Proper 24

They will hunger no more, and thirst no more;
the sun will not strike them,
nor any scorching heat.

I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” … 2,725 more words

Jesus Christ