Tag Archive: Society

China’s Ambassador to Burma Meets Aung San Suu Kyi

A Chinese official has held a rare meeting with Burmese opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.  Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin says Aung San Suu Kyi has asked several times to meet with Chinese officials. Liu… (READ MORE)

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This is not about Mumia Abu-Jamal but the death penalty | Teresa Wiltz

It doesn’t matter to me whether Mumia Abu-Jamal is innocent or guilty – though there are those for whom it matters quite a bit, not the least of whom is the widow of the police officer Abu-Jamal was convicted of… (READ MORE)

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Dual Tree Lighting Illuminates Annual Holiday Debate

It’s the Christmas holiday season in the United States, and with it comes an annual argument: Should local, state and federal governments put up Christmas trees, or even call attention to Christmas, in a country that has no official religion?… (READ MORE)

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Kennedy death reporter dies at 85

26 November 2011 Last updated at 01:26 GMT Tom Wicker was born in a small town in North Carolina and became a legend of US journalism A New York Times journalist who witnessed and chronicled the death of US President… (READ MORE)

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Here’s the risk: Occupy ends up doing the bidding of the global elite | Patrick Henningsen

A 21st-century grassroots movement faces many pitfalls. This was as true back in 1968 as it is today. It could be infiltrated by law enforcement and intelligence agencies, or co-opted by a major party. As the state continues to creep… (READ MORE)

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