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Extraordinary, world changing events are unfolding across northern Africa and the Mid-East. People are dying as they struggle to reclaim dignity and a measure of personal and economic freedom from ...
by Granny Doc
Comment Count 524 comments on Tue Mar 01, 2011 at 07:30 AM PST with 604 Recommends
Maybe you forgot Ryan White, or AIDS in Africa, We Are The World, or Heal The World. Well I HAVE NOT. So all you posting "just another Anna Nicole", or "whatever", or some of the more nasty ...
by silentreader
Comment Count 834 comments on Thu Jun 25, 2009 at 04:36 PM PDT with 499 Recommends
RULES OF THE ROAD: Join the discussion about the protests in the current Child Diary HERE.
by Tahrir
Comment Count 57 comments on Thu Feb 10, 2011 at 05:28 AM PST with 476 Recommends
by meowmissy
Comment Count 309 comments on Fri Sep 15, 2006 at 07:00 AM PDT with 469 Recommends
Bloggers broke an unprecedented legal attempt to stop the Guardian from reporting on British Parliament's discussion of a case where the oil trading firm Trafigura intentionally dumped highly toxic ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 140 comments on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 06:07 PM PDT with 458 Recommends
I want to tell you about Roger, my friend, who died today. Roger was born during the Depression, and grew up in a small town in Massachusetts. He became an insurance guy, helped people with ...
by calibrit
Comment Count 94 comments on Sat May 01, 2010 at 05:28 PM PDT with 436 Recommends
I don't know how to start this diary. For the last few weeks I have been exploring Darfur in Google Earth. This is what I have been looking at:
by kosblt
Comment Count 167 comments on Sat Dec 09, 2006 at 02:35 PM PST with 435 Recommends
I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it. Mark ...
by winslow2036
Comment Count 195 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 10:50 PM PST with 430 Recommends
BRAVO EGYPT! We are all so proud of the Egyptian pro-democracy protesters and what they accomplished through peaceful demonstration. Surely there is more work ahead, ...
by Tahrir
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Feb 11, 2011 at 06:00 AM PST with 410 Recommends
Leo Igwe should be an inspiration to us all. He is a Nigerian Humanist who stands up to religious extremism (both Muslim and Christian) and tries to protect children from religious-inspired child ...
by mole333
Comment Count 90 comments on Fri Aug 13, 2010 at 02:03 PM PDT with 407 Recommends
I defy you to listen to this NPR report from Weekend All Things Considered and not lose your lunch. It describes the ...
by dday
Comment Count 224 comments on Mon Jul 02, 2007 at 12:54 PM PDT with 403 Recommends
My nightmares are becoming realities. I am a biologist (semi-retired) with training in virology. My Ph.D. thesis concerned a retrovirus (Moloney murine leukemia virus) with a lot of similarities ...
by MadScientist
Comment Count 224 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 04:57 PM PDT with 389 Recommends
The stories always make their way around, this time of year. Needles in chocolate bars. Razor blades in apples. Poison. Tainted candy . The stories are spread by parents, by church leaders,
by Jaxpagan
Comment Count 148 comments on Thu Oct 27, 2011 at 05:30 AM PDT with 383 Recommends
Last week, several dozen heroic Oklahoma college students showed us what it means to be ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 99 comments on Tue Mar 09, 2010 at 06:23 PM PST with 355 Recommends
Zimbabwe is in a condition of complete collapse. Cholera is spreading because the government is out of money to pay for water purification. Over 500 people have died. Troops went on a rampage in ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 455 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2008 at 08:51 PM PST with 344 Recommends
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 199 comments on Thu Feb 23, 2006 at 04:54 AM PST with 324 Recommends
UPDATE: Looks like I missed a big bit of information. The AU troops have been given leave to stick around for another 6 months, howEVER - they need funding and help. There's a push on to get ...
by Alegre
Comment Count 152 comments on Wed Dec 13, 2006 at 11:45 AM PST with 303 Recommends
and one of them is slavery, in any form. As I was growing up I tried to understand how people could be so cruel as to kidnap people and bring them over the ocean in terrible conditions only to treat ...
by Muzikal203
Comment Count 173 comments on Sun Dec 28, 2008 at 04:22 PM PST with 301 Recommends
If what we've seen so far is any indication, the 21st century may well mark the emergence of the Corporate Armies. More and more, corporations are involved in all phases of warfare including ...
by BentLiberal
Comment Count 197 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2007 at 06:43 PM PDT with 298 Recommends
Uganda is expected to soon legislate the death penalty for gays...and even if you are not gay, just saying “gay marriage is okay,” can get you life in prison. Know a gay person and fail ...
by daulton
Comment Count 304 comments on Sat Nov 28, 2009 at 09:50 AM PST with 294 Recommends