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I wrote two letters to the editor today. I have no idea if they'll be printed (probably not - they were to the Wisconsin State Journal) but if we don't write in and correct errors, who will? The ...
by wmspringer
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 09:18 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
By Ambassador H.E. Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona, edited by Jim Luce The United Nations’ Secretary-General’s ninth report on civilians in armed conflict in 2012 states that the five core challenges ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 03:56 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
By H.E. Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona, edited by Jim Luce The nature of contemporary conflicts has posed new challenges to the concept of the protection of civilians.
by jimluce
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 08:05 AM PST with 3 Recommends
As some of y'all know, I maintain a daily ritual of writing a LTE on climate change issues. This started on January 1st, 2010, and I'm now approaching the end of my second year. Frankly, it's a ...
by WarrenS
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Oct 28, 2011 at 03:53 PM PDT with 217 Recommends
Lately I've been swamped at work, with no time for Daily Kos, let alone political action of any stripe. If I were a conspiracy-minded individual, I'd suggest that THE MAN, in conjunction with THE ...
by Corporate Dog
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 04:05 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
A simple, easy to use Letter to the Editor tool in support of the American Jobs Act - to use to help get the word out in local ...
by PaulVA
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 26, 2011 at 10:59 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
By Dr. Palitha Kohona, Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United Nations; edited by Jim Luce Galle, Sri Lanka. I went home to Sri Lanka unexpectedly ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jul 25, 2010 at 03:38 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Wow! It sure has been a tumultuous few months up here in the great state of Maine. Locked in a heated battle to squeeze votes from the squishy middle, the NO on 1 campaign and the Yes on 1 campaign ...
by Rumarhazzit
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Oct 29, 2009 at 06:37 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
I am a big fan of Dr. Vishakha Desai, president of the Asia Society in New York. Her introduction last week was spot-on. The Prime Minister’s speech was forthright, compassionate, and ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Oct 20, 2009 at 01:40 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I cried watching a video today. It was cry of a nine year old tamil girl from Srilanka who was one of the 260 people detained in mid sea by Indonesian Navy. These 260 people had escaped from Sri ...
by DEMindia
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Oct 15, 2009 at 03:28 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
I have thought to write less of Sri Lanka following my recent trip there - and eight articles about what I learned on that trip published through ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Jun 20, 2009 at 12:50 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
After leading his people into a tragic and desperate last stand, and vowing to never surrender, Prabhakaran, the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, has today been killed along with ...
by Shane Hensinger
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon May 18, 2009 at 02:20 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Within the last three months , 6,500 Tamil civilians have been killed, 14,000 ...
by Moggy
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat May 09, 2009 at 12:59 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
100,000 Sri Lankan civilians tonight are trapped in a strip of land roughly the same size as Central Park, caught between the LTTE (Tamil Tigers) and the SLA (Sri Lankan Army) in the endgame to the ...
by ignatz uk
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2009 at 09:13 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
A mass slaughter of civilians will take place Tuesday at noon. And everybody knows it. Well, right now it's Wednesday afternoon in Sri Lanka, ...
by ignatz uk
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 05:31 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
From The Telegraph of Calcutta : Washington, March 7: The Obama administration will sound out ... ...
by ignatz uk
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2009 at 01:25 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In today's world, democracy is often portrayed as the ideal political system for every country and society, far superior to any of the more primitive alternatives. However, Sri Lanka's democratic ...
by Moggy
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2009 at 12:11 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
i am in a big hurry but i am posting this links to show the inhuman sufferings of the thousands of innocent tamils in srilanka...i am surprised, disappointed, heart broken that the same dailykos ...
by DEMindia
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2009 at 06:18 PM PST with 1 Recommend
As diaries on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict rage back and forth I've yet to see one dealing with what is one of the SE Asia region's oldest and most deadly conflicts - one which has given us the ...
by Shane Hensinger
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2009 at 03:05 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Today is Heroes Day. Today is the Tamil Tigers' annual celebration of their fallen comrades; and the birthday of their leader Prabhakaran. Today Prabhakaran will make his usual live video address ...
by ignatz uk
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Nov 27, 2008 at 01:10 AM PST with 9 Recommends