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North Sudan Attacks, Occupies Border Region

The folks at the Satellite Sentinel Project have confirmed that North Sudan has burned three villages in Abyei (a disputed border region which is supposed
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Zero Tolerance: Trump, Schwarzenegger, and Strauss-Kahn

It's a constant storyline in the media involving powerful men in politics, sports, business, and even religion: Men behave with utter disregard for the dignity and humanity of women -- using and ab
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Afghanistan Weekly Digest: Taliban. Britain. Obama BBC Interview.

[Editors' note: As part of Sojourners' campaign to end the war in Afghanistan, we will run a weekly Afghanistan news digest to educate our readers about the latest n
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Navy Honors and Discredits C

No one delivers sad irony quite like the United States Military. Yesterday the U.S.
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Nakba Day Protests: Palestine's Arab Spring?

The scenes were stunning: Hundreds of demonstrators pouring across the fence between Syria and the Israeli occupied Golan Heights.
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Restoring Haiti's Economy Through Local Business

In the largest conference room in Haiti, deals were made, contact information swapped, and the air buzzed with excitement at a business fair hosted by Partners Worldwide and a dozen sponsors target
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Where are the Relief Efforts for Minnesota's Social Storms?

It's rare that an urban area is struck by a tornado.
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Harold Camping, Rapture, and Jesus

The rapture date and prediction has come and gone.
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Friday Links Round Up: Ice Cream. Capitalism. The End of the World.

Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:

  • One in four children in the United States are in poverty.
  • Ben&Jerry's Ben Cohen talks to Sojourners about ice cream, oreos, and military spending.
  • Female college graduates are getting paid less than their male peers.
  • Is Capitalism's popularity waning?
  • If your house was burning, what would you take with you? (My house almost burned down once. I had time to grab my computer, family photos, and a signed copy of Deadeye Dick.)
  • Have you ever been to Paris?
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