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The Future We Create

A PR firm working for Dow Chemical contacted author Anna Lappé to submit a video for The Future We Create: The Future of Water, a web project about water sustainability sponsored by Dow Chemical.
This was the video that was rejected.

Anna Lappé Online Forum on Water Sustainability Video

For more info about Dow & water go to: A Future We Create

HT We Blog the World

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Posted by on July 12, 2011 in opinion, water

 

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Darfur in the Shadows

Human Rights Watch Report


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Posted by on June 13, 2011 in Africa, Bookmarks

 

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Playwright Eve Ensler and Congolese Activist Christine Schuler Deschryver on Gender Violence in Congo

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V-DAY

City of Joy

 

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The Screaming Man

Opening in Manhatten this weekend.

A Screaming Man (2010)

A Pool Man in Chad, at the Intersection of the Personal and the Political

 
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Posted by on April 15, 2011 in Bookmarks

 

Malalai Joya’s Visa Denial

Malalai Joya was supposed to appear this weekend at St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Colloquium on the Impact of War on Women Worldwide. She was scheduled to be in the country on a book tour promoting her book A WOMAN AMONG WARLORDS.

Known as the “most famous woman in Afghanistan,” dissident parliamentarian Malalai Joya returns to the United States and Canada, this time to share her new political memoir, A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice.”

However, according to the Afghan Women’s Mission, one of the sponsors of her scheduled tour here, the United States denied her entry because ” she was unemployed and lived underground, DUH.

Joya lives faces the constant threat of death for having had the courage to speak up for women’s rights, where do they expect her to live. She was one of
TIME magazine’s 2010 100 most influential people in the world, categorized under “heros, though they did misconstrue much and the picture they painted of her was false, leaving out her struggle against the US / NATO’S occupation of her country, the death, destruction, and damage to women and children, that she says the occupation has caused.

ACTION ALERT: Four Things YOU Can Do About Malalai Joya’s Visa Denial

 
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Posted by on March 18, 2011 in Activism, human rights, Justice and Equality, war, Women

 

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Reading This Weekend

DIGITAL AFRICA

450,000 Displaced by Côte d’Ivoire Crisis

Women leading change in Liberia

Be CAREful When Donating

Disaster Donation Advice From Good Intentions Are Not Enough.

Taylor war crimes case goes to judges

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2011 in Bookmarks

 

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An estimated 120 people have been reported killed in the renewed fighting between Darfurian rebel groups (JEM, JLM and SLA-MM) and government forces (SAF) and factions loyal to the government. In the fighting, Antonov aircrafts, MiGs and helicopters were used in bombing, in support of vehicle-mounted troops and horse and camel riders. Civilians were also targeted.

Radio Dabanga

Sudan will hold a referendum on whether to unify the three states of its Darfur territory into one region, a presidential aide has said

 
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Posted by on March 6, 2011 in Bookmarks, The Sudan

 
 
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