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US bishops on HHS mandate: We “stand united in our resolve to resist” – Catholic World Report (blog)


Catholic World Report (blog)

US bishops on HHS mandate: We “stand united in our resolve to resist”
Catholic World Report (blog)
... in Baltimore and have spent time on issues important to them and their people: help to those suffering from Typhoon Haiyan; an update on the situation in Haiti; matters of worship and teaching; service to the poor; and comprehensive immigration reform.

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Lessons of the On-Again, Off-Again BART Strike – Bay Area Indymedia

Lessons of the On-Again, Off-Again BART StrikeBay Area IndymediaNon-unionized immigrant port truckers also respected the picket line. One African driver remarked that this is ... The ILWU did it on May Day 2008 when for the first time in U.S. history i...

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US Catholic Bishops Announce Plans to Stand United and Resist the Coercive … – Catholic Online

US Catholic Bishops Announce Plans to Stand United and Resist the Coercive ...Catholic Online... in Baltimore and have spent time on issues important to them and their people: help to those suffering from Typhoon Haiyan; an update on the situation in H...

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Haiti should not be the model for America’s future – Patheos (blog)


Haiti should not be the model for America's future
Patheos (blog)
Haiti is, in a sense, an even purer form of this model. Here in America, after all, the private sector and private charities are still bound by government rules and regulations, so even if America's government retreated from health, education and ...

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Newswire : Stop ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Dominican Republic, Latino leaders plead – Greene County Democrat


Newswire : Stop 'humanitarian crisis' in Dominican Republic, Latino leaders plead
Greene County Democrat
Haitian immigrants and their children have found themselves in legal limbo for years in the Dominican Republic. The two countries share the island of Hispañola, and as many as half a million people of Haitian descent now reside in the Dominican Republic.

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Reflekting on Assimilation: Arcade Fire’s Take on “Normal People” – Daily Nexus


Reflekting on Assimilation: Arcade Fire's Take on “Normal People”
Daily Nexus
The difference here though, may be the band's trip taken to Haiti during early on in the recording process that must have shifted the band's attention from first world problems in the suburbs, to global struggle based on race and sex. One of the ...

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Haiti at grave climate risk – Jamaica Gleaner

Haiti at grave climate riskJamaica GleanerHAITI NOW tops the list of countries worst affected by extreme weather events, according to the Global Climate Risk Index 2014, released Tuesday. The index - informed by data available from the Munich Re NatCat...

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