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Jordan: The Colour of Sorrow - Lina fled Syria when snipers gunned down her teenage son Yaser. Now a #refugee in #Jordan, she is drawing strength from her art.

Jordan: The Colour of Sorrow

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Louis Brandeis: “we can’t have both.”

“We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” - Louis Brandeis, U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Louis Brandeis: "we can’t have both."

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Bring your daughter to work, everyday…

"We push women to study, to get a great job then at some point they have to choose between a family or a career. Women shouldnt have to choose" Licia Ronzulli often brings her daughter at the European Parliament as a symbolic gesture to reclaim more rights for women in reconciling work and family life.

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Bring your daughter to work, everyday…

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Anticonsumptiopn campaign by NGO Cordaid, "People in Need": Handbag, 32 euros Food for a week, 4 euros

Una ONG crea impactante campaña contra el consumismo | soychile.cl

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Angelina Jolie opens UK centre to fight warzone violence against women

Angelina Jolie talks to Amusha, a refugee affected by Isis violence in northern Iraq.

Angelina Jolie opens UK centre to fight warzone violence against women

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How the Northeast Set the Course of the American Cheese Industry

How the Northeast Set the Course of the American Cheese Industry! #cheese #america #dairychat #northeast #newengland

How the Northeast Set the Course of the American Cheese Industry

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As the Jesuits and other faith groups have stated before, the Administration’s actions are intended to offer millions of our undocumented community members the opportunity to remain with their families and to work legally in the United States without the constant fear of deportation.

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A Journey to Sundance to Help Save Lives

A Journey to Sundance to Help Save Lives | Matt Damon & Gary White of Water.org | http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matt-damon/a-journey-to-sundance-to-_b_6518396.html

A Journey to Sundance to Help Save Lives

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Her name is Ibo. She is a little Somali girl who was only seven months old when I met her, back in March 2011, while I was a correspondent for the Romanian national TV, covering the Arab Spring. I took a picture of her at a border-crossing point on the Tunisian-Libyan border. For the rest of the story go to: http://stories.unhcr.org/

Adelin Petrisor, Photojournalist - Refugee Stories

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Barbara Boxer announces retirement

Democrat Barbara Boxer to retire from the Senate - The Washington Post

Barbara Boxer announces retirement

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Product of Mexico: Hardship on Mexico's farms, a bounty for U.S. tables - Los Angeles Times

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There is something both inspiring and heartrending in the struggles of refugees. Several years ago, on an advocacy visit to the programs of Jesuit Refugee Service Ecuador, I interviewed a Colombian refugee, a beautiful young woman who had suffered unspeakable crimes at the hands of paramilitaries and human traffickers.

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Explaining privilege

Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person

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What if Detroit, Baltimore, St. Louis, New Orleans or Chicago had the murder rate of San Pedro Sula, Honduras in 2013?

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Cover Story: Eric Drooker’s “Ferguson, Missouri”

New Yorker Cover Story: Eric Drooker’s “Ferguson, Missouri”

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Cover Story: Eric Drooker’s “Ferguson, Missouri”

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Who will hold the U.S. accountable for a rush to deport the most vulnerable?

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As food shortages hit 800,000 African #refugees, #UNHCR and #WFP issue urgent appeal - A young Sudanese refugee's arm is measured at the nutrition centre in Iridimi #refugee camp, #Chad. The malnutrition rate in Iridimi camp for children aged under five is 13.7 per cent. © UNHCR/C.Fohlen

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Stand up for human rights !

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Put an end to unsafe deportation practices.

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Displaced CAR youths in Chad desperate for school

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Displaced CAR youths in Chad desperate for school

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More than 800 women die every day due to complications in pregnancy & childbirth #savingmothers #MNCH

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Central African Republic: providing aid amidst insecurity

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Walking While Fat and Female – Or, Why I Don’t Care Not All Men are Like That

Walking while a woman (in her case an overweight woman but I think it's a problem almost every woman in our culture, especially those who live in high density areas experiences) - great essay on the pervasive semi-violent street harassment one woman has put up with

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Shocking reality: a record 33.3 million people were internally displaced in 2013 due to conflict and violence. A new report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council shows that 63 per cent of these IDPs were just from five countries: Syria, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria and Sudan. Read more here: http://www.unhcr.org/537334d0427.html

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Spotting Of 103-Year-Old Wild Orca Was Indeed Bad, Bad News For SeaWorld

Granny the 103-year-old Orca teaches us all a lesson about what's wrong with Sea World

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