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Fight For Fifteen fast food worker's actions unfolded across the globe today. Here in Oakland at least three hundred people descended on the downtown McDonald's at 11:00 AM demanding a living wage. ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu May 15, 2014 at 02:13 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
A group of Indian hijra have become part of a public service campaign in Mumbai, where drving safety is abysmal. The video by Ryan Mendonca has gone viral.
by rserven
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 06:49 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
So fucked up: In '08 the CIA knowingly allowed a US informant to plan a massive terrorist attack, setting off bombs and gunning down 166 people in downtown Bombay. A terrible call was made, a ...
by bobsil1
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 01:41 PM PST with 0 Recommends
About one billion people today live in slums—urban settlements or neighborhoods in which the residents do not have the basic living conditions necessary for all inhabitants. According to the ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 08:16 AM PST with 44 Recommends
By Virali Gokaldas and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives “Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 12:18 PM PST with 9 Recommends
By John Laing, edited by Jim Luce The Akanksha Foundation is recognized as ‘NGO of the Year’ for 2010 in the large award ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Aug 30, 2011 at 04:47 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
From a NDTV link . There are reports of multiple blasts in Mumbai. One explosion has ...
by ffour
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jul 13, 2011 at 07:04 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
This diary written as part of the group Global Expats. Amid the chaos in the news, this fine Sunday struck me as a good time to offer something different: further accounting of our year in ...
by Cenobyte
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 10:45 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Written as a part of the group Global Expats I don’t know how to convey just how weird is the sense of alienation that came with landing unprepared in the megopolis, an American moron who ...
by Cenobyte
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 10:17 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Written as a part of the group Global Expats We lived in Bombay/Mumbai for about a year in 2001-02 so that my wife could conduct research in-person for her dissertation. I never planned to ...
by Cenobyte
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Feb 24, 2011 at 11:32 AM PST with 36 Recommends
Home Energy Savings From the Department of Energy: The Home Energy Assessment: Measuring "MPG" For Your Home by Kathleen Hogan ...
by Kat 4 Obama
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Nov 11, 2010 at 09:53 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Among the many outlandish rumors that have erupted since Barak Obama became President Barak Obama, the claim that his upcoming trip will cost $200,000,000.00 a day would seem to be one that would be ...
by TexDem
Comment Count 907 comments on Fri Nov 05, 2010 at 07:29 AM PDT with 95 Recommends
Whoops looks like another point of total incompetence, or more likely a want that it was true so their wars and hate rhetoric could continue, by the cheney and his puppet's administration!! All the ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Oct 15, 2010 at 03:20 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
A comment on HBO's documentary on Mumbai .
by lborgenicht
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 07:47 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Just a brief note to remind people to, if they don't already, check out Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN. I've just finished watching this weeks edition that dealt primarily with the attacks on Mumbai last ...
by The Narrative
Comment Count 51 comments on Mon Nov 16, 2009 at 05:10 PM PST with 16 Recommends
While congressional investigations of the Bush administration’s wrongdoing focus on the practice of torture at Guantanamo and elsewhere, there is a much wider range of activities which need to ...
by The Anomaly
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2009 at 01:48 PM PST with 2 Recommends
As you may recall, last fall the Senate Democratic caucus decided to reward Joe the Lieberman for supporting McCain by letting him remain Chairman ...
by DemocraticLuntz
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2009 at 05:06 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Little Alex in Wonderland : A potential Indo-...
by 6dbl5321
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2008 at 01:16 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Almost twice as many people were killed in Gaza last night as were in Mumbai last month. At the time, I couldn't turn on the TV without hearing an update. Darkness is falling in Gaza, the attacks ...
by Augurgirl
Comment Count 61 comments on Sat Dec 27, 2008 at 09:57 AM PST with 13 Recommends
My December 10 article "Our Man in Bananastan" discussed how the hasty conclusion that ...
by Jeff Huber
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2008 at 05:53 AM PST with 11 Recommends