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A generation on the sidelines: Why Minnesota kids are leaving school sports behind 22.3.2009 Pioneer Press: Most Viewed
Once a rite of passage, playing school sports is becoming a thing of the past for many Minnesota kids. Today's athletics eat up too much time and money and, for many youths, they aren't even much fun anymore.
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Madagascar: Systemic crisis underpins turmoil 22.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Following a series of anti-government protests that were brutally repressed — with more than 100 people killed since January 26 — the military forced the corrupt and brutal Madagascan President Marc Ravalomanana to step down.
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Iran: International week of solidarity with workers’ movement 22.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Over March 13-20, solidarity committees of Iranians abroad organised a week of solidarity with workers’ rights activists persecuted by the Iranian government. The week of activity occurred in a number of countries, including Australia, France, Norway, Germany, Sweden and Canada. Below is an abridged statement explaining the reasons for the week.
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El Salvador: ‘A victory for all peoples’ 22.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
On March 15, the candidate of the left-wing Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), Mauricio Funes, won El Salvador’s presidential elections — despite significant fraud carried out by the right-wing Arena party.
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AUSTRALIA: Unfair work bill passes senate 22.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
The federal ALP government’s Fair Work Bill passed through the Senate on March 20 after intense wheeling and dealing with Family First Senator Steve Fielding and independent Senator Nick Xenophon.
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AUSTRALIA: Justice for Africans 22.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Soubhi Iskander is a leading member of the Sudanese Australia Human Rights Association, a committee based in Sydney’s west, that campaigns for the rights of Sudanese refugees. SAHRA is also an affiliate of the Socialist Alliance.
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Israel’s war on solidarity activists 22.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Israel’s tactic of targeting of Palestine solidarity activists has claimed another victim.
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AUSTRALIA: Indigenous Australians speak out at WAC conference 22.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Mitch, an inspiring Arrernte/Luritja author, poet and artist, and an important voice against the NT Intervention, together with Sam Watson, well-known Aboriginal activist, Brisbane community activist and Socialist Alliance national spokesperson on Indigenous rights, will feature on a panel titled “From Invasion to Intervention: Indigenous Australians speak out”.
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Venezuela: Mass organisation, unity increases as revolution deepens 22.3.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
“This government is here to protect the people, not the bourgeoisie or the rich”, proclaimed Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on February 28, as he ordered soldiers to take over two rice-processing plants owned by Venezuelan food and drink giant Empresas Polar.
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Letters to the editor 22.3.2009 LA Times: Opinion
Hard lessons

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West High, 1969 22.3.2009 Denver Post: Local
They suffered years of segregation in Denver Public Schools, and endured racist remarks and what seemed a never-ending inequality for educational opportunity. ...
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The gospel of hate 22.3.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Some of the most hated people in America stood on the corner of Brooks and White streets in East Boston Friday morning, doing some hating of their own.
Iran's Repression of Women 22.3.2009 Washington Post: Op-Eds
To celebrate the Persian New Year, President Obama sent a videotaped message to the people of Iran. But his references to a "new day" for relations between Washington and Tehran may not be heard by many women there.
On the Elite Streets of Fairfield, a Drive-By Protest 22.3.2009 NY Times: NY Region
For the handful of executives whose names — and addresses — have slipped out, life is no longer the same.

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Palestinian Revolution? (The Nation) 22.3.2009 Yahoo: Opinion/Editorial
The Nation - The Nation -- On Friday I went to the anti-separation wall demo in Ni'lin in the West Bank, the same village where International Solidarity Movement activist Tristan Anderson was critically wounded last week.
Why The Banking Crisis Is Far From Over: Newsweek 22.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
The good news from our historical study of eight centuries of international financial crises is that, so far, they have all ended. And we confidently...
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Cardinal George Calls On White House To End Immigration Raids 22.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling on the White House to end immigration raids that split up families. Cardinal Francis...
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Ali al-Marri, Alleged 'Enemy Combatant,' Faces Trial In Illinois 22.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
PEORIA, Ill. — Ali al-Marri followed his older brother to central Illinois in the mid-1980s to pursue a business education unavailable in his native Qatar,...
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Protesters March To Pentagon, Call To End Iraq War 22.3.2009 WCCO: National
Hundreds of war protesters from across the country gathered in Washington on Saturday to mark the sixth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. Organizers from the ANSWER Coalition said more than 1,000 groups sponsored the protest to call for an end to the Iraq war.
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Making REDD(Reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation) work for the Poor: Protecting forest, saving the climate and reducing poverty 21.3.2009 IUCN - News & Events

In the framework of the REDD presentation, a meeting took place on the 11th of March 2009 at the IUCN premises. Participant from different organizations like IUCN, TROPENBOS, ANAFOR and ACAN-CAMEROON were present in the meeting. The meeting was lead by Mrs Consuelo Espinosa who is the Senior Forest and Climate Change Officer in IUCN USA Multilateral Office, United States of America.

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