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Video:Maya Angelou Gave a Beautiful Poetic Video Tribute
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, death, crime, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, media, society, world, arts, humans, interesting )

JL
- 537 days ago - youtube.com
"No sun outlasts its sunset, but will rise again and bring the dawn. Yes, Mandela's day is done. Yet we, his inheritors, will open the gates wider for reconciliation."
A Beautiful Tribute to Mandela - Lion in a Cage   video
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, Mandela, freedoms, performance )

Evelyn
- 538 days ago - youtube.com
Listen to the words as well as the beautiful voice. Very moving
Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, pollution, activists, americans, culture, education, freedoms, government, environment, ethics, economy, politics, interesting, humanrights, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, conservati )

Michael
- 543 days ago - opednews.com
The name of the game was Monopoly and it was played out in the "real world" as well as in the board game of the same name. Thus, today, we have just a few corporations left competing on the "Board of Life." And just like the game, the prize is ownership.
Video:What One Thing Has Every Woman Of A Certain Age Done, According To Meryl Streep?
Offbeat  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, conflict, ethics, death, crime, freedoms, goodnews, GoodNews, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, interesting, politics, violence, world, usa, society, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, media, europe, c )

JL
- 547 days ago - upworthy.com
Victoria Fine It's pretty rare for one incredibly successful woman to vulnerably look up to another in public. Yet here we are. **watch to the end**
Osaka Ward Officially Declares Support for LGBT Community
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, humanrights, government, LGBT, Osaka, Japan, support )

Naoko
- 626 days ago - japantoday.com
However, one municipal government in Osaka is taking charge of the situation by officially declaring their support for the LGBT community.
Why I Love My Country
Offbeat  (tags: constitution, usa, humanrights, world, ethics, Mandela, Africa, Martin Luther King Jr, Arab Spring )

Nancy
- 694 days ago - go.sojo.net
He confided in me that Nelson Mandela, even while still in prison, had asked a few people to begin the drafting of a new South African constitution. And Frank was one of them.As he began to show me the work, I noticed two other documents on the table:
Bangladesh: Tragedy Shows Urgency of Worker Protections
Offbeat  (tags: business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, labor, lies, money, news, society, rights, safety, murder, humans, interesting, government, freedoms, crime, protection, risks, humanrights )

Robert
- 763 days ago - hrw.org
"Given the long record of worker deaths in factories, this tragedy was sadly predictable," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. "The government, local factory owners, and the international garment industry pay workers among the world's l
10 Stunning Landscape Photos From the World's Toughest Places
Offbeat  (tags: world, society, politics, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief, UnitedNations, government, freedoms, death, HumanRights, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, GoodNews, pictures, unusual, photos, environment )

JL
- 801 days ago - mercycorps.org
We work in some of the toughest places in the world, but their incredible settings are a reminder of what lies beyond poverty, conflict and disaster.
One Woman: 25 Musical Artists for UN Women
Offbeat  (tags: world, UnitedNations, society, unitednations, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, humanrights, GoodNews, women, performance, ethics )

JL
- 816 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
UN Women's "We Shall Shine" recording to be released Friday
In 'The Gatekeepers,' Israeli Security Chiefs Say What US Leaders Can't
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, middle-east, society, politics, israel, media, violence, world, unusual, culture, arts )

JL
- 817 days ago - motherjones.com
"What's unnatural is the power you have to take three people, terrorists, and take their lives in an instant," says Yuval Diskin, the 12th director of the Shin Bet, Israel's internal security service, during the opening sequence of The Gatekeepers
As President, What Would You Do to Solve the Global Food Crisis?
Offbeat  (tags: u.s., obama, government, ethics, climate-change, food, humanrights, humans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, politics, world, society, off-beat, interesting, environment, unusual )

JL
- 826 days ago - presidentforaday.com
Your decisions will make the headlines. Key Issues: Climate Change Biofuels Agricultural Development Total Foreign Aid
Welcome to the Hotel America
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, culture, health, freedoms, ethics, media, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, world, violence, usa, humanrights, HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', pictures, arts, unusual, protection, interesting )

JL
- 851 days ago - motherjones.com
Inside the airport hotels where refugees start their new lives. --Photographs by Gabriele Stabile. Text by Jeremy Lybarger.
Can 4 Economists Build the Most Economically Efficient Charity Ever?
Offbeat  (tags: activists, ethics, philanthropy, society, world, safety, freedoms, culture, education, economy, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, humanrights, HumanRights, world )

JL
- 877 days ago - theatlantic.com
GiveDirectly, the brainchild of four Harvard and MIT graduate students, is so simple, it's genius. Give poor Kenyan families $1,000 -- and let them do whatever they want with it.
Video:There Might Be Starving People In Africa, But What About The Cold People In Europe?
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, politics, world, usa, society, Refugees&Relief, food, death, diet, nutrition, safety, science, risks, study, prevention, protection, unusual, arts, performance, interesting, off-beat, children, cultur )

JL
- 904 days ago - upworthy.com
You've probably seen those commercials on TV around the holidays that ask for donations to developing nations-- they inundate you with sad, starving children in hopeless conditions. This video turns that angle of charity guilt-sploitation on its head & m
Jon Stewart: 'F_ck The Poor'
Offbeat  (tags: humor, americans, family, culture, John Stewart, poor, humanrights, politics, government, corruption )

Nancy
- 1011 days ago - front.moveon.org
Hilariously, tragically true...
 

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