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Trans-Pacific Partnership Shrouded in Secrecy Has Far-Reaching Consequences

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Originally posted on The Noah Project:
A fellow blogger suggested, in a recent comment, that we should all pay close attention to The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) as it will have far reaching consequences for U.S. laws, workers rights, the environment…

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Dr. Martin Luther King: “Beyond Vietnam” Spoke to our Relationship To All Nations (Video)

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Reverend King was not ‘just about’ domestic inequality. He taught of need to be all inclusive of all humanity. He spoke consistently with eloquent force and compassion on need for America to cease military-linked violence against people of other nations. … A warning given by Dr. King in his “Beyond Vietnam” speech is now chilling — considering where we’ve been and what we’ve done in the years since. Has violence of war – meeting violence with greater violence – ever really brought humanity closer to enduring peace and thriving community? —– Listen to Dr. King’s “Beyond Vietnam” speech. — What holds us in the Middle East? Who are the children and families, the neighbors in community, of Syria, of the entire region? What is the shared human longing that they experience with us? Continue reading

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Wisconsin and Middle East Freedom Fighters

… the militiamen entered the camp and set fire to tents, killing two women and eleven children who were sheltering from the shooting in a pit below a tent, thirteen other people were also shot dead during the fighting…. Continue reading

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