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Lee, Journalist Banned from UN for Misconduct, Plans to Fight Back

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 24 (IPS) – The United Nation’s Department of Public Information (DPI) last week withdrew UN press credentials from Matthew Lee, a longstanding journalist who reported for his blog, Inner City Press (ICP). Read the full story, “Lee, Journalist Banned from UN for Misconduct, Plans to Fight Back”, on globalissues.org →

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Shared Humanity our Only Hope Against Hatred

NAIROBI, Aug 26 (IPS) – Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya and was born in the city that was Mother Teresa’s home- Calcutta, India.”If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”   This profound statement was made by the late Nobel Peace […]

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Progressives Praise Tom Perez (For Once)

The Democratic National Committee chairman has had a rocky relationship with the activist left.

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The attack reportedly took place during a Madden NFL Championship event.
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Women’s Equality Day Honored By Fearless Women And Their Allies

Sunday marks the 98th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th amendment that established women’s right to vote.

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Opinion | Republicans Can Honor John McCain By Putting America Before Trump

The senator’s death highlights the rest of his party’s failure.

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John McCain Had A Tremendous Sense Of Humor, Especially About Himself

The Arizona senator’s appearances on “Saturday Night Live” show he could take — and make — a joke.

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Pope's visit to Ireland overshadowed by clerical child abuse scandal – video report

The pontiff’s two-day trip to Ireland was dominated by the topic of sexual and institutional abuse within the Catholic church Pope begs forgiveness and vows to pursue justice as Ireland trip ends Continue reading…

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Henry Moore sketch found among Gurlitt hoard of Nazi-looted art

Watercolour of reclining figures identified on BBC programme Fake or Fortune? An authentic watercolour sketch by Henry Moore, one of the most famous British artists of the 20th century, has been identified among the notorious Gurlitt hoard of more than 1,500 works, many of them Nazi loot inherited by German art dealer Cornelius Gurlitt from […]

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