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The world does not aid Africa – Africa aids the world!

Date: April 1, 2016 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Video All, Videos,

Source: RisingAfrica.org Foreign developed nations often wax lyrical about their generous donations of aid to Africa. But a coalition of UK and African researchers has released research findings that illustrate how the continent actually loses over six times the amount it receives in aid. As we often watch wealthy countries heap on themselves and each other generous portions of praise …


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The Crime of Living Without a Home in Los Angeles

Date: July 26, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, News, News, Opinion, Opinion All,

Source: Firstlook.org By Charles Davis A year ago he slept in his own apartment, but today Charles Jackson sleeps under a bridge bordering Silver Lake, one of the more fashionable neighborhoods in Los Angeles. A few dozen strangers share the encampment; some become neighbors, while others come and go. Jackson wants to get off the streets, but as many of …


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How Section 8 became a ‘racial slur’

Date: June 15, 2015 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality, Opinion, Opinion All,

Source: Washington Post By Emily Badger Coded language, by definition, conveys much saying very little. And so those words allegedly uttered in McKinney, Tex., before a confrontation between police and black teens — “Go back to your Section 8 home” — evoked a particular and vivid set of assumptions. The words were offensive because of what we think they meant in …