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Links of the Week 5 March 2010

Author Note To those that read this blog regularly, thank you :), you may have noticed that I have not listed many political posts lately. I am working on this but I have to admit that I am VERY disgruntled with the US political system and how it works. As a result, I have not … Continue reading

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What the “Big 6” Won’t Share About Haiti

These days its hard to go twenty-four hours without hearing a request to donate to some non-profit to support their efforts in Haiti. It is also hard, though getting easier…or so I have heard, to go twenty-four hours without some news footage from the “Big 6” aka ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC & Fox New … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 29 January 2010

Top Five (In Order) Continuing to Address the Needs of Haiti From a Gender-Informed Lens Read this cause you won’t hear this on the Big Six…sigh..and because this type of news is not on the Big Six, I don’t get my news from TV anymore except for PBS. Corporation Runs for Maryland Congressional Seat to … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 4 September 2009

Top Five Política Alternativa It’s time for Dominican Congressional and Municipal Elections (2010)! I wish I was there to cover it! This article discusses one way many aspirants get the word out about their candidacy. President Obama: Healthcare, you Promised. This technically should be in the Oldies But Goodies Section but it was published last … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 28 August 2009

Top Five OFA Blog: Remembering Senator Ted Kennedy Rest in Peace Senator Kennedy! Thank you SO MUCH for your years/decades of hard work. This clip is from the 2008 Democratic National Convention. I was so moved by him during that week. I wish I would have paid more attention to his work and commitments sooner. … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 31 July 2009

Top Five Crude: A Joe Berlinger Film This is a film about Big Oil’s exploitation of indigenous people in South America. I actually did a project about this issue a few years back. Click the link below to learn more and find out where the movie is playing. Click below to watch the film trailer. … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 26 June 2009

Top Five Student Loan Sinkhole This is definitely a lesser version of my own story dealing with student loan debt. A definite watch and a definite share. I do hope the government does something about this problem. Frankly, we could solve a lot of the economic crisis by offering loan forgiveness. I know I would … Continue reading