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Top 5 Internet Absurdities Of The Day

5. This morning, Fast Company reports that Facebook is now going to make it less difficult for people to buy things online by providing a way for people to route their financial interactions through Facebook, allowing Facebook to take a cut as a middleman. How

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Guantanamo In Lithuania

Is this what Lithuania was liberated from the Soviet Union for – to serve as a site of secret detention camps for the United States outside of human rights laws?

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Immigrant Rights in Nebraska and Iowa Fall Away

Years ago, when we started the Nebraska Progressive Directory, we were happy to list the Immigrant Rights Network of Iowa and Nebraska. Now, we’re sorry to say that the network appears to have fallen away – just when immigrants in these midwestern states are especially

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Why Isn't The USA Among the Best Nations for Refugees?

If we Americans aren’t willing to make good on that promise, and improve our treatment of refugees and immigrants, then we ought to at least be honest about it, and melt down the Statue of Liberty, refashioning the metal into something more appropriate for our nation’s attitude toward the world – barbed wire, for instance.

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