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Is New Mexico Funding Schools With Darfur Dollars?new

The State Investment Office, which invests state money that primarily benefits schools, holds $42.3 million worth of stock in seven "highest offender" companies with oil and gas operations in Sudan.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Dave Maass  |  11-02-2007  |  International

Distant Flamenew

Portlanders protest the 2008 Beijing Olympics and call for the U.S. to boycott the Summer Games.
Willamette Week  |  Amanda Waldroupe  |  10-31-2007  |  International

Pasadena's Broken Rosesnew

A new year's float representing China forces civic leaders to grapple with international human rights concerns.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Joe Piasecki  |  10-29-2007  |  International

The One-Baby Boonnew

One-child policy may be tyrannical, but there are worse things -- like famine, climate change and civil war.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  10-26-2007  |  International

Burmese Refugees Working for Democracynew

Soe Naing hid in a jungle along the Burma-Thailand border after the military killed hundreds of peaceful protesters in 1988, and eventually ended up in North Carolina. The same military junta recently lashed out against Buddhist monks and pro-democracy demonstrators.
INDY Week  |  Charles Duncan  |  10-25-2007  |  International

'We Massacred Them'new

Armenian genocide bill in U.S. has Turks threatening to block military supply line to Iraq.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  10-19-2007  |  International

Are Chinese Spies at Work in Montreal?new

Potential Beijing 2008 protesters worry about information gathered in Canada.
Montreal Mirror  |  Samer Elatrash  |  10-19-2007  |  International

War on Hugo Chaveznew

An outlaw and former spook takes on the Venezuelan dictator.
Miami New Times  |  Janine Zeitlin  |  10-15-2007  |  International

Burma Callingnew

Should we boycott China for propping up brutal regime? Activists can't decide.
NOW Magazine  |  Andrew Cash  |  10-12-2007  |  International

Burma's Pent-up Demandsnew

A first-hand view of the rebellion's infancy.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Hanna Ingber Win  |  10-12-2007  |  International

Should We Divest From Iran?new

Oregon's pension funds help keep Iran's government afloat, but some would like to change that.
Willamette Week  |  Corey Pein  |  10-10-2007  |  International

The Cold Case of Brad Willnew

Oct. 27 marks the first anniversary of the assassination of New York Indymedia photojournalist Brad Will by police in Oaxaca, Mexico, under the thumb of a corrupt and tyrannical governor -- yet those who killed him are walking the streets.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  John Ross  |  10-10-2007  |  International

Failed State Diarynew

As a member of the House of Representatives' Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations, I traveled with a couple of my colleagues to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Chad last month.
Artvoice  |  Rep. Brian Higgins  |  10-05-2007  |  International

Tyranny for Now in Burmanew

The Burmese are now pinning their hopes on foreign intervention, but that is never going to happen -- sooner or later, though, the extreme corruption of the army's senior officers will destroy its discipline.
NOW Magazine  |  Gwynne Dyer  |  10-05-2007  |  International

Mission of Burmanew

Far from Myanmar, refugees try to tell us what's going on in their former home.
Willamette Week  |  Jonah Sandford  |  10-03-2007  |  International

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