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Social Media: Humanitarian/Social

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Political Roulette and the Public Health
Discusses tthe Impact of Political Intrusions on Drug Development and the Consequence for America's Biodefense. By Scott Gottlieb, M.D.. (AEI 7/21/05) Read More...


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Mired in the Past
Discusses Medicare and Medicaid, and how both systems can be transformed for the better without outdated, government defined prices and policies. By Newt Gingrich, James Frogue. (AEI 7/25/05) Read More...


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Attitudes about Abortion
Discusses the court case of Roe v. Wade, and how it is used as a benchmark for opinions. By Karlyn H. Bowman. (AEI 7/22/05) Read More...


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Behind the famine footage
Once again, images of emaciated African children are showing up on television screens. Instead of pointing fingers, today's leaders, with all their wealth, promise and ingenuity, must find a way to pr... Read More...


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Cleaning up Bangladesh's deadly wells
Safe drinking water is within reach for the 12 million people who currently rely on contaminated wells in Bangladesh. By Alexander van Geen, Kazi Matin Ahmed, and Joseph H. Graziano (New York Times, 8... Read More...


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The Political Economy of World Mass Migration: Comparing Two Global Centuries
Discusses how immigrants coming to the US have affected the economy. Press Advisory. (AEI 7/15/05) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interviews: Dr. Al Shaky, Zainab Al-Suwaij, and Mary Larkin
IA-Forum discusses the Iraq constitution and Iraqi women's rights with Iraqi Minister of State for Women’s Affairs Dr. Azhar Abdul Karim Al Shakly, Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director of the American... Read More...


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Gulag v. Gitmo: Equivalency Test
Discusses Amnesty International's views on the US Detention Center in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. By David Bosco. (Carnegie Endowment 6/3/2005) Read More...


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Noncitizen soldiers: the quandaries of foreign-born troops
This article discusses the increasing number of immigrants in the U.S. military. Many motivated by the chance for U.S. citizenship, are involved in some of the fiercest fighting overseas. By Patrik ... Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Mr. Matt Phillips
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Matt Phillips, Head of Public Relations for children's rights group, Save the Children. By Jason Miks. (6/13/2005) Read More...


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Child Soldiers Mature Into Remorseless Fighters, Threaten Africa's Stability
This article discusses the problem of child soldiers in Africa becoming adults. They have little other choice than to continue fighting, raising concerns in the U.S. intelligence community of terrori... Read More...


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U.S. Plans to Renew Its Offer of Food Aid to North Korea
The U.S. plans to offer 55,000 tons of food this year to North Korea at the same time it is trying to lure it back to the negotiating table. The U.S. maintains that this was strictly a humanitarian e... Read More...


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No American 'Gulag'
Amnesty International’s use of the word "gulag" to describe the prisoner camp at Guantanamo is an exaggeration the organization can’t afford to make, writes Litvinov. By Pavel Litvinov. (Washington Po... Read More...


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A First Step on African Aid
In the upcoming G-8 Summit in Scotland, President Bush must go beyond the usual rhetoric of promising hope to Africa, he must deliver. (New York Times, 14/06/05) Read More...


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Hungry, and getting desperate
The food shortage in North Korea is reaching crisis levels. Worse yet the World Food Program, one of the only sources of food aid in the small communist state, is running out of donations. By Tony ... Read More...


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United States can't afford to be so stingy with humanitarian aid.
Considering all the political turmoil British Prime Minister Tony Blair has gone through over supporting President Bush’s War in Iraq, the American president should have been more willing to assist hi... Read More...


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Meeting: Women in the new Afghanistan
The John F. Kennedy School of Government's Women and Public Policy Program sponsored a policy framework meeting the weekend of Dec. 7-9. Some of the world's foremost experts on Afghanistan, Islam, gov... Read More...


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Neither famine nor feast
Although President Bush's aid pledge to Africa and climate control rhetoric were viewed as unfavorably by many Europeans; at least their is still hope in debt relief for the poorest nations. (The Gua... Read More...


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Bangladesh on course to meet gender parity in primary school enrollment
Bangladesh is well on course to achieving gender parity in primary education enrolment by 2005, a target set by the United Nations as part of the Millennium Development Goals. Read More...


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North Korea declares permanent end to US MIA recovery work
In response to a US decision to halt a remains retrieval mission over North Korea’s refusal to return to the Six Party Talks; North Korea has announced they were permanently ending the retrieval missi... Read More...


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Religious freedom non existent in North Korea says US Commission
Peter Kenny’s featured article for Ecumenical News International states that although North Korea has pledged to allow Freedom of Religion, the officially atheist state is still highly restricting pub... Read More...


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Just Shut It Down
Friedman writes that to speed victory in the war on terror, the US should close down the Guantanamo Bay prison complex. By Thomas L. Friedman. (New York Times, 5/27/2005) Read More...


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Student Paper: The Intersection of Academics and Attacks
Discusses American and German Student Visa Policy after 9/11. By Andrea Detjen. (5/25/2005) Read More...


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Russia 'mocking' WWII ceremonies
Fierce criticism of Russia's own democratic record is brought to the fore when preparations for ceremonies commemorating the 60th anniversary of the closing of WW2 are under way. 06 May 05 (BBC News) Read More...


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Russia Objects to Bush Visit to Neighbors
President Bush's upcoming visit to Latvia and Georgia was condoned by Russian officials as an interference in Russia's sphere of influence. By ELISABETH BUMILLER (06 May 05, New York Times) Read More...


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Bring Charles Taylor to Justice
The author writes that the United States should press Nigeria, which currently is harboring Charles Taylor, the former Liberian dictator, to turn Mr. Taylor over to the Special Court for Sierra Leone.... Read More...


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Repeating Clinton's Mistakes
Like the Clinton administration in Bosnia, the Bush administration has not put political or military muscle behind its efforts to stop the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. By Tom Malinowski. (Washington Pos... Read More...


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A Protected Friend of Terrorism
The Bush administration has done little to bring former Liberian president Charles Taylor to justice, writes Farah. By Douglas Farah. (Washington Post, 4/25/2005) Read More...


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ACLU Aiding Illegal Entry Into US?
The volunteer civilian force, the Minuteman Project, claims that members of the American Civil Liberties Union are interfering with the Border Patrol. By Elizabeth Farah and Joseph Farah. (WorldNetDai... Read More...


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Billions of Promises to Keep
Donor countries have pledged $4.5 billion for aid in Sudan, yet too often promises of aid are not converted into dollars, the author writes. By Kofi A. Annan. (New York Times, 4/13/2005) Read More...


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