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Ten Commandments? The Beginning of a Conversation

Every few years, I pick up the Bible and read it through, just to keep me fresh. I’d just happened to have finished Exodus when I heard Tom Ashbrook interviewing Chris Hedges, author of Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America, on

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The Weather Underground

I just finished watching a documentary called The Weather Underground. It’s about 90 minutes long, and covers a small set of radicals (the inappropriately named Weathermen, since leadership included a number of women) who split off from the 60s organization Students for a Democratic Society

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Fair Trade Coffee Enters the Mainstream

When you buy “just coffee,” chances are you’re buying coffee that was bought off a poor third-world farmer who made an unlivable pittance for the effort of growing it, then sold by a coffee company that makes a really big profit when selling it to

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!