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Tibet: The Other Protestnew

Antiwar demonstrators aren't the only ones taking it to the streets.
Willamette Week  |  Lawrence Maushard  |  03-26-2008  |  International

Things to Take Backnew

A Darfurian refugee raises awareness and expectations for the people left behind.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Garelnabi Abusikin with Deborah Yarchun  |  03-25-2008  |  International

Tibet's Shot in the Darknew

The Olympic window hands monks their moment, but regime change is Tibet's only hope.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  03-21-2008  |  International

What is FARC?new

Despite the homophony, FARC and FARK are not the same. FARK kills time, brain cells and bandwidth. FARC kills people.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Andisheh Nouraee  |  03-19-2008  |  International

Prescription for Peacenew

A moment with Darfur activist Dr. Abdelgabr Adam.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Gilbert Flores and Marisa McStravick  |  03-18-2008  |  International

South America is Bordering on Warnew

Colombia's killing of FARC leader has lefty neighbors revving battle rhetoric.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  03-10-2008  |  International

Vermonters Sue U.S. Over Travel to Cubanew

"No other country gets this sort of treatment," said Jared Carter, a second-year student at Vermont Law School. "Prisoners in jail who committed mass murder have more access to their family members than we do."
Seven Days  |  Ken Picard  |  03-07-2008  |  International

Kiva's Microloans Underwriting Cockfighting in Perunew

One entrepreneur who hit the Kiva block on Feb. 15 has gotten some people squawking: Sara Alva Vasquez Rodriguez was asking for a $700 loan to buy a freezer for her cockfighting ring in the Peruvian jungle.
SF Weekly  |  Lauren Smiley  |  02-27-2008  |  International

Fidel's Gone.

The day el dictador quit was a bizarre one at Versailles, in Hialeah, and on Miami streets.
Miami New Times  |  Tamara Lush  |  02-25-2008  |  International

Vamos a Cuba!new

Join us as we try to hitch a ride to the island before the gold rush strikes.
Miami New Times  |  Calvin Godfrey  |  02-25-2008  |  International

Professor Recalls 'Nightmare' Corruption in Iraqnew

St. Cloud State teacher Abbas Mehdi saw the realities of the occupation as a member of Iraq's government.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Jeff Severns Guntzel  |  02-14-2008  |  International

When There is a Peace That I Agree Withnew

Fatima Haroun's delicate handshake reveals nothing of her tormented life back in Darfur. Today she is a social worker for the City of Philadelphia, a mother, and the vice president of the Darfur Alert Coalition, a nonprofit based in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Sarah Mason  |  02-12-2008  |  International

How to Bankrupt Militant Gazanew

Between the prospect of a bolstered Palestinian economy and the recent commitment by Arab states, a plan to undermine the militant ideology in Gaza is coming into realization. But now is not the time to stop.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Jesse Aizenstat  |  02-11-2008  |  International

Home Sweet Dumpnew

Tijuana landfills are home to hundreds of people who depend on garbage for their livelihood.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Kinsee Morlan  |  01-16-2008  |  International

Targeting Irannew

Former Chief U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter talks about the Bush administration's agenda for Iran and why he thinks war may be inevitable.
Boulder Weekly  |  Pamela White  |  01-14-2008  |  International

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