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21 Jan

Honoring Fred T. Korematsu and his legacy as a civil rights hero

On January 30, 2019, which will be his 100th birthday, we will honor Fred T. Korematsu and his legacy as a civil rights hero for all Americans. About Fred T. Korematsu Fred Korematsu, seated center, at a 1983 press conference announcing the re-opening of his civil rights case. Photo Courtesy of the family of Fred T. […]

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27 Dec

Meet The Swedish Teenager Protesting Climate Change Every Friday

The Quint Meet The Swedish Teenager Protesting Climate Change Every Friday A Swedish teenager, Greta Thunberg, has been protesting every Friday outside Sweden’s parliament to demand that leaders do more about climate change. The McGlynn: Karin Bäckstrand, a climate-policy researcher at Stockholm University, wrote that climate policy wasn’t an election issue precisely because a broad […]

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16 Aug

Pa. Catholic Church sex abuse report names hundreds of priests, accuses leaders of cover-up: ‘They hid it all.’

Pa. Catholic Church sex abuse report names hundreds of priests, accuses leaders of cover-up: ‘They hid it all.’   by Jeremy Roebuck, Angela Couloumbis & Liz Navratil – Staff Writers This report covers countless cases of rape and other sexual abuse that devastated the lives of children, junior priests, and young seminarians. In one case, […]

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05 Aug

Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR)

Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR) Death Poem by Jumah al Dossari Submitted By Maureen Jumah al Dossari is a thirty-three-year-old Bahraini who has been held at Guantánamo Bay for more than five years. He has been in solitary confinement since the end of 2003 and, according to the U.S. military, has tried to kill himself […]

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