Category Archives: video

Songs where I’m from

City Pages:

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Libya: Views on Humanitarian Intervention (update)

Image: People wave Libyan flags from a car during celebrations for the one-year anniversary of the “February 17 Revolution” (source) The Guardian, One year on: chaotic Libya reveals the perils of humanitarian intervention. The mission to remove Gaddafi was a noble one. But … Continue reading

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Who is Walter Rodney?

Who is Walter Rodney? Via Nate H.

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Repost: Theories are like maps…

In my International Politics class, we’re talking about theories of International Relations. Like maps, we need theories to navigate a complex world. Maps and theories show the world from different perspectives. For example: Some maps are just plain wrong, though: … Continue reading

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Yvonne McCain

These American Lives profile, The Whole Truth The first night that my children and I were at the Martinique was one of the worst nights of my life. I can still remember how desperate and scared I felt. I spent hours sponging … Continue reading

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LA county, Land, and Loss

A series from the LA weekly that they called “L.A. County’s War on Desert Rats” Tough code enforcement has been ramped up in these unincorporated areas of L.A. County, leaving the iconoclasts who chose to live in distant sectors of … Continue reading

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Kids on kids

I saw two really powerful messages today.  Each one is by kids and about kids. 1. As seen on colorlines, Lakota students from Rosebud, South Dakota posted a powerful rebuttal to the ABC 20/20 special Children of the Plains. The students’ video challanges … Continue reading

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