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Lamar W. Hankins :
We must act on Islamic State genocide

There should be little doubt that the Islamic State has committed genocide; its leaders regularly admit to that continuing war crime. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | October 25, 2015 “This is genocide.” Every time I read … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
We must act on Islamic State genocide

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Jack A. Smith :
Climate Change Confab Brings Too Little Too Late

Climate change activists in Warsaw, Friday, November 22, 2013, portray, from right, French President Francois Hollande, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Obama, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo by Czarek Sokolowski, / AP. Climate Change meeting in Warsaw brings … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
Climate Change Confab Brings Too Little Too Late

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Peruvian Scholar/Activist Cristina Herencia, UN Observer on Indigenous Issues

Peruvian social psychologist Cristina Herencia in the studios of KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, Friday, June 14, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Social psychologist Cristina Herencia,UN observer on Indigenous Issues Sponsored by the United Tribal … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Peruvian Scholar/Activist Cristina Herencia, UN Observer on Indigenous Issues

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Danny Schechter : Is Iran Shifting its Message?

Diplomacy, Murdoch style. Image from Twitchy Media.Is Iran trying to tell ussomething we won’t hear? The rhetoric of the well-orchestrated anti-Iranian crowds outside was even bloodier than the Iranians had ever been… By Danny Schechter | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Danny Schechter : Is Iran Shifting its Message?

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Harry Targ : Syrian Policy Looks Familiar to Cubans

Members of UN General Assembly vote on Saudi Arabian-sponsored draft resolution against Syria. Photo by Kathy Willens / AP.Syrian policy looks familiar to Cubans Those who sponsored the resolution condemning violence were the same nations that had ‘played a major … finish reading Harry Targ : Syrian Policy Looks Familiar to Cubans

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Cristina Herencia on Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

Peruvian social psychologist Cristina Herencia on Rag Radio, Friday, June 29, 2012. Video by Jeff Zavala of ZGraphix who filmed the show live at the KOOP studios in Austin.Rag Radio:Peruvian social psychologist Cristina Herenciaon indigenous peoples and globalization By Rag … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Cristina Herencia on Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

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Ansel Herz : Behind the Barricades in Haiti

Coffins used as street barricades in Cap-Haiten, Haiti. Photo by Ansel Herz / Mediahacker / The Rag Blog.Streets barricaded in Cap-Haitien:Protests in Haiti have popular support By Ansel Herz / November 19, 2010 CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — The first barricade looked … finish reading Ansel Herz : Behind the Barricades in Haiti

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Margarita Alarcón : 50 Years of Cuban Embargo is Enough

Cuban president Raul Castro at Cuba’s National Assembly in Havana. Photo by Ismael Francisco /AFP/ Getty images.‘Four Riders’ and the Cuban embargo:Fifty years should be enough By Margarita Alarcón / The Rag Blog / November 6, 2010 In 1992, a … finish reading Margarita Alarcón : 50 Years of Cuban Embargo is Enough

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Ansel Herz : Cholera Spreads in Haiti

Above, MINUSTAH soldier points his gun at former Austin activist/independent journalist Ansel Herz in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on October 15, 2010, at a demonstration against the renewal of MINUSTAH, the UN peackeeping mission. Photo from Gaentantguevara / Flickr. For more about … finish reading Ansel Herz : Cholera Spreads in Haiti

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Amy Goodman : Climate Change is the Real Deal

This Greenland glacier split in two, sending a 100 sqare mile iceberg floating off into the Arctic Ocean. Image from Mirror, U.K.News at 11:How climate change affects you By Amy Goodman / August 13, 2010 Our daily weather reports, cheerfully … finish reading Amy Goodman : Climate Change is the Real Deal

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Ted McLaughlin : Access to Water Is a Human Right

Clean water should be a human right,Not a capitalist commodity By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 5, 2010 A vote took place in the United Nations a few days ago that could eventually have far-reaching effects on … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Access to Water Is a Human Right

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Bolivia’s Evo Morales : Putting the Coca Back in Cola

Bolivian President Evo Morales and Coca Colla. Above, photo from 1buenaidea.com. Below, photo by Red Erbol / Abiding in Bolivia.Supports new coca-based drink:Evo Morales tells Coke to take a hike By Nikolas Kozloff / April 2, 2010 Move over Coca-Cola: … finish reading Bolivia’s Evo Morales : Putting the Coca Back in Cola

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