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There Are Now More Refugees Around The World Than Any Other Time In The Last 50 Years
World  (tags: refugees, WWII, Yemen, Burundi, Syria, EU, Australia, global conflicts, environmental, wars, Afghanistan, Darfur )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - globalpost.com
A report released today by the United Nations close to 60 million people have fled their homes because of either conflict or persecution half of them are children. That number does not include people fleeing due to poverty gang violence or environmental
World Refugee Day - A Child Of Refugees Understanding Trauma Remembering Hope
World  (tags: World Refugee Day, June 20, Varaxy Yi Borromeo )

Dandelion
- 40 days ago - projectava.org
On World Refugee Day we give recognition to the realities of over 42.5 million people who wander because they have been forced from their homes by circumstances beyond their control.
What This Cruel War Was Over
World  (tags: Confederate flag, Civil War, embarrassment, millions suffered, slavery, Union, States Rights, Lost Cause, Confederacy, Jefferson Davis )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - theatlantic.com
The meaning of the Confederate flag is best discerned in the words of those who bore it. Lots of stories lately concerning the Confederate flag but this piece to me explains history up through today well for both Americans and others who live elsewhere
Obama Will Not Let Some Mass Graves Stop the TPP
World  (tags: TPP, Obama Administration, Malaysia, human rights, trafficking, free pass, fast track )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - thenation.com
It appears Malaysia will be given a free pass on human trafficking in order to protect the controversial trade deal. Obama administration appears to have chosen another path that has shocked the human rights community. It will simply reclassify Malaysia.
Spaniards Escalate Protests Against New Gag Law Outlawing Public Dissent
World  (tags: Spain, protest, gag law, outlawing public dissent )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - occupy.com
Spain is taking serious backward step for freedom of expression and assembly per Amnesty Internationals Deputy Director for Europe said in statement. Fear of terror and public disorder should not be utilized to discourage people from protesting peacefully
German Resistance And Europe's Growing Rebellion Against U.S. Transatlantic Trade Deal
World  (tags: activism, TPP, europe, poitics, world, society, trade agreements, terrorism )

Cal
- 68 days ago - occupy.com
The tide of public resistance against a proposed free trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union is rising in Germany, as opponents become more firmly entrenched, insisting that the plan would harm democracy and rule of law. -
From Smiles To Tears
World  (tags: photography, children, Syrian Red Crescent aid, Damascus, war )

Dandelion
- 69 days ago - widerimage.reuters.com
Photographers eyeview when a Syrian Red Crescent aid convoy in the capital Damascus arrives. Convoy was carrying medical aid and supplies used for activities to give psychological support to children affected by the war, therefore lots of children there.
No More Job Killing Trade Agreements - Petition
World  (tags: TPP, petition, race to the bottom, unelected bureaucrats )

Dandelion
- 69 days ago - secure.ourfuture.org
They are at it again. Unelected bureaucrats meeting behind closed doors making decisions costing tens of thousands of good jobs. We should have learned our lesson by now. Bad trade agreements create a race to the bottom which benefits multinationals only
Illegal Ivory Trade Alive and Well on Craigslist
World  (tags: Craiglist )

Michael
- 91 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Traders and buyers in the U.S. have turned to another venue: Craigslist.
International Workers Day - May 1
World  (tags: International Workers Day, austerity, workers rights, democracy )

Dandelion
- 91 days ago - world-psi.org
In an attempt to suppress nation wide and worldwide protests against an economic model that works only for the 1%, protests are being criminalized and heavy fines are handed down to those who dare to stand up against austerity.
 
 
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