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  • Tom Zirpoli: Movements start by simply caring

  • Nigerian leaders tried to sweep schoolgirl crisis under a rug

    Nigerian leaders tried to sweep schoolgirl crisis under a rug
    Why, many are asking, did it take the world so long to pay much attention to the kidnapping of more than 300 schoolgirls by Muslim fanatics in Nigeria? For starters, the buck stops with President Goodluck Jonathan, among other Nigerian political leaders...

    Let's get flashy with film fest names

    Let's get flashy with film fest names
    A few days ago I mentioned the Peace on Earth Film Festival to someone whose eyes glazed over so fast I might as well have said I was planning to stare at the wall for the next hour. Who doesn't like peace? Honestly, now. And yet there's something...

    Liberals like me caused Obama's illegal drone war

    The advocacy groups Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are accusing the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama of possible war crimes for drone strike campaigns in Pakistan and Yemen. These charges won't have much weight within the United...

    The UN: Dictators-R-Us

    The UN: Dictators-R-Us
    This week, world leaders will gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly. As usual, the spotlight will be on some of the world’s biggest tyrants who will be given the key speaking positions. Iranian dictator Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will...