The thing about courage is this: Courage requires us to take an action. And...– From Utne.com: An interview with Nigerian Writer Chris Abani
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BP apologist Joe Barton has taken $100,470 in... →
inothernews: And lest you think Democrats (and other Republicans) weren’t on the same hook, here’s the list, provided by the AP: Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., none John Barrow, D-Ga., $31,500 Joe Barton, R-Texas, $100,470 Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., $33,500 Roy Blunt, R-Mo., $133,100 Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., $5,750 Rick Boucher, D-Va., $36,000 Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, none Michael Burgess,...
OBAMA HAS BROKEN INTO THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND IS... →
If you care too much about a place, the mainstream media will not take you...– This is what Amy Wilentz, author of The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier, wrote in a piece reprinted by Utne Reader in 1990. And boy, it seems just as true today when mainstream media leans on dispassionate experts to discuss everything from Iraq to, well, Haiti.
What do you know about living in a hovel in... →
Was it like this?: The dank squalor of the turf-built hovels in which most Icelanders lived is described with disconcerting relish, along with the suppurating sores, stoically borne, that resulted. Clothes were boiled in urine occasionally, but were otherwise worn without washing.
U.S.-Mexico Border Safety: Area Is One Of Safest... →
herzundseele: nezua: MEXICO CITY — It’s one of the safest parts of America, and it’s getting safer. It’s the U.S.-Mexico border, and even as politicians say more federal troops are needed to fight rising violence, government data obtained by The Associated Press show it actually isn’t so dangerous after all. The top four big cities in America with the lowest rates of violent crime are all in...