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On the “Support Chick-fil-A” Day and Protests

August 3rd, 2012 · 4 Comments · Actions, News, News Analysis, Reviews, SPORTS, Videos

OP-ED August 1st, 2012 New York, Maryland and Virginia Fast Food Giant Chick-fil-A drew enormous crowds of supporters across the country all day as people rallied in support of, as one woman on the drive though line stated it,  “free speech and Christian values.” WATCH: Raw Video While this writer acknowledges a total disinterest in [...]

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Against Me! 2010 White Crosses Tour Review

April 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Actions, Reviews

So I drove a couple hours to catch Against Me!, (full disclosure: Against Me! is one of my favorite current bands) in Charlotte, VA for their 2010 pre-album (White Crosses) release tour.  A note on the venue, the redone Jefferson Theatre is beautiful, and has perfect sound… but they sell this brand of beer called [...]

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Save Haiti

January 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Actions, International, News

Haiti does not need military occupation. Haiti needs flour, rice, medical supplies, and active compassion. No geopolitics. No manipulation. Only one love. Is this a press story?  What is anything, but people?  This is a human story, and the tiny,  maligned island which encompasses Haiti, birthplace of African democracy, needs global assistance, nothing more, nothing [...]

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Underreported Struggles

January 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Actions, International, News

The editors recommend checking out Ahniwanika’s site Intercontinental Cry regularly! In the month’s Underreported Struggles: 20,000 Lepchas Vow to Die for Their Community; Nicaragua Recognizes Indigenous Land Rights; Dam workers attack the Enawene Nawe; and 18 other stories about the ongoing, world-side struggle for land, rights, and life. December 29 – Indonesia Police Destroy Indigenous Village [...]

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