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Wall Street's Plastic -- and Poison -- Ivy

If corporate fronts designed to look like grassroots efforts are known as
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Friday Links Round Up: Mobilizing Hope. Gnomes. Afghanistan.

Here's a little round up of links from around the Web you may have missed this week:
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Still Missing in the Arab World: Assembly and Free Speech

Ten years ago, I established AmmanNet, the Arab world's first Internet radio that used technology to create audio and text content freely.
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Lara Logan and Sexual Violence in Egypt

Agree with her politics or not, Lara Logan is charting territory in which we still see very few women as the chief foreign correspondent at CBS News.
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The Solution in Afghanistan: Get Out

In as clear a statement as has been made, Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Rep.
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Memo to Governor Scott Walker from Pope Benedict XVI

An estimated 30,000 people converged in Madison, Wisconsin's Capitol Square and inside the Capitol building on Thursday
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The Other Side of the Border

Even before the 112th Congress convened in January, we knew that advancing progressive immigration policy would be challenging.
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I Was Attacked During Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton's Speech Yesterday

As Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gave her speech at George Washington University yesterday condemning governments that arrest
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This Lent -- Looking Inward, Looking Outward

Congress is working on the federal budget for the rest of the fiscal year 2011.
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