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Koreans Still Have a Beef With US Free Trade Deal?

(10) Comments | Posted December 25, 2008 | 6:49 AM

As we begin to reflect back on 2008, how 10s and sometimes 100s of thousands of Koreans turned out for 40 nights in a row of street protests against US beef imports deserves some reflection. The story may have disappeared, but the conflict continues. The ruling party desperate to get...

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Obama Can Affect Global Women's Rights

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2008 | 1:14 PM

By Paddy Torsney and Todd Howland

President Obama will be in a good position to ask: Why segregation of women from public life -- for example the lack of equal voting rights for women in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Bhutan -- has not yet been considered a flagrant violation of...

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Will Dems Wipeout on American Samoan Misto Spot?

(6) Comments | Posted March 12, 2007 | 4:40 PM

A Misto Spot in surfing occurs very rarely when the convergence of a number of factors creates some awesome waves where there is usually nothing but pancake. American Samoa normally gets about as much attention from Capitol Hill as a swimming pool gets from surfers. But there is now a...

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From the RFK Memorial Poverty Tour: Fields Ripe with Injustice

(7) Comments | Posted May 6, 2006 | 2:18 PM

In 1966, Robert F. Kennedy first walked with disenfranchised farmworkers in Delano, California to learn their story and to see what he could do to bring hardworking people some justice. Forty years later, Ethel Kennedy and AFL-CIO President John Sweeney walked with members of the southwest Florida based farmworker's rights...

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Human Rights and Poverty After Katrina

(8) Comments | Posted February 10, 2006 | 7:19 PM

After riding for nearly two days, six busloads of people displaced by Katrina, ignored by the Bush Administration and forgotten by most Americans came to Washington, DC this week to remind America they still exist and their problems have not been solved.

For a sound bite or two...

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