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In 1845, there were 8.2 million people living in Ireland. 40% were tenant farmers who relied on the only crop that produced enough to feed their families on their small holdings, the non-native ...
by Emmet
Comment Count 105 comments on Sat Feb 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM PST with 159 Recommends
The top dogs of international justice and reconciliation today called on UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and UN ...
by Amnesty International USA
Comment Count 91 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2009 at 07:25 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
Former UN Assistant Secretary General Denis Halliday said it was imperative that the Obama administration supported Ireland's call on the Israeli authorities to ensure safe passage for the Irish-...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Jun 03, 2010 at 06:25 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
As the People v. the Polluters participate tomorrow morning in a tug of war in Rio Centro, Greenpeace pushes on beyond the diplomatic paralysis and despair of the conference with the launch of the "...
by boatsie
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 12:44 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Oct 22, 2009 at 04:45 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
The list for the presidential Medal of Freedom is out. But: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on Tuesday slammed the Obama administration for its decision to give a ...
by Eiron
Comment Count 191 comments on Tue Aug 04, 2009 at 03:28 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
On September 21, I was present at a piece of history…the People’s Climate March of 2014. It was a huge event, planned with precision, and broken down into six contingencies . The route covered ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Sep 26, 2014 at 10:29 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Disclaimer: I am one of those who argue that what we read on-line is not always true. Granted. However, my posting this dairy is for you to make your own ex-parte determination as to whether what ...
by Ole Texan
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 12:06 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Samuel Johnson made this famous pronouncement that patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel on the evening of April 7, 1775, but perhaps it is populism which is the last refuge of the modern ...
by Frank Schnittger
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Oct 05, 2013 at 08:31 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Nelson Mandela has formed the Council of Elders. Most of the names are almost household words by now, our Jimmy Carter among them. One of the new Council members may not be as well known to you, and ...
by Overseas
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jul 23, 2007 at 02:51 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
"It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it." - Eleanor Roosevelt My teenage son Mathew ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 09, 2009 at 08:15 AM PST with 2 Recommends