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Lillooet axes plans for tourist area atop historic Chinese cemetery

The Canadians for Reconciliation Society has forced Lillooet to shelve a project to build a tourist area atop an historic Chinese cemetery.

Society CEO Bill Chu started lobbying two months ago against a proposal to build a rest stop on the vacant lot beside the current cemetery, a patch of land that historical documents show was a Chinese cemetery for about five decades until the 1950s. 297 more words

Vancouver

Alleged war crimes: Restorative justice with truth and reconciliation

By Ameen Izzadeen
For how long can Sri Lanka play hide and seek with the Western powers which, for reasons political or otherwise, seek to hold the country’s leadership and the security forces accountable for war crimes alleged to have been committed during the last stages of the separatist war in 2009? 1,067 more words

Political Analysis

Zero Hedge: Reasons behind current War Fever

ZERO HEDGE: The political elites, Federal Reserve and special interests that really run the show hiding behind Congress and the president of either party in America’s closed two-party monopoly… 43 more words

Rediscovering Our Humanity

More than 1/2 of US Schoolchildren Live In Poverty

Huff Post: Overall, 51 percent of U.S. schoolchildren came from low-income households in 2013, according to the foundation, which analyzed data from National Center for Education Statistics on students eligible for free or reduced-price lunches. 33 more words

Financial Infrastructure

Zero Hedge: The Value of Wealth

We need to do a lot more thinking, and take a far more critical look at ourselves, than we do at present. We’re not even playing it safe, we’re only playing it easy. 64 more words

Economic Justice

Sahar Aziz: Moving Beyond Politics to Accountability on US Torture Program

  Will the United States do what it demands of other nations, and hold its own government officials accountable for torture, or will it parrot authoritarian regimes as it invokes national security as a blanket excuse for crimes against humanity?

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Militarism