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A most moving article of friendship by Nelson Mandela’s friend By Melanie Nathan, July 19, 2013. When I went back to South Africa in 2011, to address the issue of so called “corrective ...
by Oblogdeeoblogda
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jul 20, 2013 at 08:42 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Below are photos of the human chain formed in Cape Town today in honor of Nelson Mandela's birthday. It stretched for miles and miles from the city center to the wealthy suburbs around the ...
by ExpatGirl
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 06:16 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
No one can deny the awesome force of peace that Nelson Mandela has been throughout his lifetime. His constant sacrifice and bold leadership have fundamentally altered the state of human rights the ...
by We Act Radio
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 08:31 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
How will you spend your 67 minutes next Thursday? On Monday, a 9th Circuit District Court judge gave a major victory to the Electronic ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
A friend on Facebook posted an announcement of Nelson Mandela's death today. The source was Deutsche Welle news in Germany. DW has since retracted the announcement with the caveat that it was "...
by bisleybum
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 03:47 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
On April 20, 2010, several seemingly disparate items converged in my mind, which tangle led to this ruminative diary. It's about big change, gob-smacking wrongness and long odds. It's meant to be ...
by penncove
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Apr 21, 2010 at 09:17 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Some bristle when words like racist are used here and I understand because I do too. But if you follow the history of Dick Cheney, there is one thing he has not shied away from, is his white ...
by Engine 08
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon May 11, 2009 at 06:48 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
On the Italian press in recent days there have been many articles linked in some way to Obama and his election. Among others I was particularly impressed by the following one published by “La ...
by libero7
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2008 at 01:56 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Update: Don't forget the old saying: "Keep your friends close but your enemies closer" A friend of mine, a former political journalist, made a very interesting suggestion last night, one that would ...
by cbertel
Comment Count 101 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2008 at 05:36 AM PST with 2 Recommends
I wrote the following in response to observations by Josh Marshall (and many others) about their belief that last night's convention was a failed opportunity. They thought it was a failed ...
by NCJan
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Aug 26, 2008 at 05:31 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Many of us are hoping, almost demanding, an accounting for the crimes committed by the Bush administration. It would be deeply satisfying to see some of the law-breakers frog-marched... but possibly ...
by sfgary
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Aug 09, 2008 at 03:01 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Even a broken clock is right twice a day, so it was only a matter of time that this broken administration did something right. Now let us do something right and follow Mandela's lead and set up a ...
by centurysux
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jul 02, 2008 at 10:49 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Chaoslilliths diary on "Great People Who Have Changed" http://www.dailykos.com/story/2007/9... prompted this response, too long for a ...
by MmeVoltaire
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Sep 22, 2007 at 08:20 AM PDT with 9 Recommends