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There Are Many More Political Prisoners Than You Think

There Are Many More Political Prisoners Than You Think

by Michelle Chen on December 2 2010, 9:40AM

It doesn’t stop with high-profile people like Aung San Suu Kyi. Governments lock people up for their beliefs by the thousands.

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White House Says Child Soldiers Are Ok, if They Fight Terrorists

White House Says Child Soldiers Are Ok, if They Fight Terrorists

by Michelle Chen on November 15 2010, 9:52AM

By giving a pass to four countries using kids in war, the U.S. undermines a global moral guidepost.

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Our Iraq War Helped Displace Millions--Who We Now Shut Out

Our Iraq War Helped Displace Millions—Who We Now Shut Out

by Michelle Chen on November 5 2010, 2:37PM

Obama’s new annual cap on refugees may be better than the recent past, but it’s still shameful.

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American and European Right Unite in Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

American and European Right Unite in Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

by Michelle Chen on November 1 2010, 3:28PM

The troubling themes of the midterm elections echo around the Western world.

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U.S. May Back Indigenous Rights, But Not Accountability for Them

U.S. May Back Indigenous Rights, But Not Accountability for Them

by Michelle Chen on October 27 2010, 12:20PM

The administration has given itself plenty of wiggle room on the global stage.

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Climate Talks Tank, Global South Sinks Further

Climate Talks Tank, Global South Sinks Further

by Michelle Chen on October 15 2010, 10:25AM

Poor countries are stuck between the bickering of China and the West.

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The Total Failure of Global Aid in Haiti

The Total Failure of Global Aid in Haiti

by Michelle Chen on October 13 2010, 10:15AM

So what about supporting some home-grown solutions?

Topics: Global Justice, Haiti

American Science's Racist History Still Haunts the World

American Science’s Racist History Still Haunts the World

by Michelle Chen on October 6 2010, 10:26AM

Yet another example of American science’s horrific history found in Guatemala.

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How the Global

How the Global “Gray Wave” Crashes Through Closed Borders

by Michelle Chen on September 29 2010, 9:30AM

Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen says it’ll drown us all if we don’t realize how closely linked we are.

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Apart on UN's Development Goals

One Step Forward, Two Steps Apart on UN’s Development Goals

by Michelle Chen on September 22 2010, 9:27AM

World leaders gather this week to face global poverty. They can start by facing global inequity.

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