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Certain topics have always been hard to talk about--rape and sexual abuse ranking high up on that list. And yet we must speak up more because of the many women affected.
We need our president to act on behalf of all Americans to counter and bring to heel the massive influence, lobbying power and money of the oiligopoly. The president does not seem to understand what is happening at the gas pump.
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Since 1901, the Nobel Committee has honored outstanding individuals in the fields of science, peace and literature with a medal, personal diploma, cas...
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Los Angeles gets a bad rap. It's assailed for being shallow and rarely acknowledged for its good heart. But Los Angeles has a huge heart - at the center of which is pulsating non-stop activism.
It is enormously premature for Obama to be getting this great tribute, which to a certain extent cheapens the prior recipients and the work all of them performed over so many years.
May the American people see this gift of change and work to help President Obama rebuild a nation once loved and now destroyed by the lies of the past.
"During my most difficult moments and complex situations I have been able to dream of a more beautiful future," Menchu Tum says with conviction.
Obama has given new possibilities to a world that only a year ago was defined by conflict. He's rejected the zero-sum game of the Bush years in favor for respect driven diplomacy.
Elegant is the first word that comes to mind. He was warm, with an IQ that kept you mentally running to keep up. He defied death, worked in the face of oppression and gave his all.
Ever since Pinter was a teenager, he was relentlessly contrarian, kicking out violently against anything that might trigger his rage that day.
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