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Watch These Zambian Children Getting Clean Water For The First Time. Their Reaction Will Humble You.

This makes me so grateful that I have a roof over my head, running water, and food in my fridge. Please share this post with your friends and family.

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OK Governor Signs Bill Banning Minimum Wage Hikes Throughout Her State

You really cannot make these stories up.

No wonder the US is going down. This Republican politician is  typical of what stands for political discourse in the USA. 559 more words

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Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan

A medical and humanitarian crisis is burgeoning in South Sudan, as hundreds of thousands of people face mass famine after months of deadly conflict.  Julian Omidi discusses the reaction of representatives from Doctors Without Borders to the United Nations peacekeeping response to the devastating events in South Sudan. 470 more words

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Vulnerable India 2: Beneath the veneer

The polishing of India’s image in the recent past appears to be slowly erasing an integral truth about the country. ‘India Shining’ and ‘Incredible India’ at home, the country is commonly referred to as an ‘emerging economy’, a ‘key/large developing country’, and even a ‘major economy’ in the global arena, particularly in the context of the international climate change negotiations. 1,301 more words

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Pat Tillman (11/6/76 - 4/22/04): A Decade of Forgetting

On the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, David Zirin highlights a nearly concurrent anniversary:

Two wrenching anniversaries loom in the world of sports. Both are in many respects conjoined by the dominant narratives of the twenty-first century.

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