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Sexual Abuse is NEWS

Sexual Abuse is NEWS

Media Watch is concerned that the current “he said, she said” discussion going on between a parental figure and a daughter is seen as unworthy of news coverage. We believe that it will take men and women working together to bring about an end to rape and child sexual abuse. Sexual violence is a choice, mostly men make. We need more courageous survivors speaking out. . . not less....

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US Republicans and Their “Female Troubles”

US Republicans and Their “Female Troubles”

As the 2014 midterm elections loom on the horizon, American Republicans fear they may lose a sizable female vote because they have spent the last eight years vilifying women and voting against their major concerns. Now that it’s 2014, American political analysts, strategists, and operatives are revving up for the November midterm elections. High on the Republican agenda is the goal of...

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Thank You Nelson Mandela

Thank You Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela By Fergal Keane BBC News A look back at the life of Nelson Mandela Destroyer of apartheid To those who observed him closely, Nelson Mandela always carried himself as one who was born to lead. As his former cellmate and long time friend, Ahmed Kathrada, said recently: “He was born into a royal house and there was always that sense about him of someone who knew the meaning of...

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Finnish People With Things On Their Heads

Finnish People With Things On Their Heads

Almost a year ago I discovered this photo series at Kiasma – The Museum of Modern Art in Helsinki, Finland. Photographers, Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen came up with something truly peculiar and special, in their photo series Eyes As Big As Plates. Their subjects are old, super serious and Finnish, all while wearing ridiculous “organic” head pieces and attire…need we say...

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WALMART: Employees Fight Back

WALMART: Employees Fight Back

From Harper’s Weekly Review On Black Friday, thousands of Walmart employees and union supporters staged protests to demand annual wages of at least $25,000 for the 825,000 workers who make less than that amount and supplement their incomes with an average of $1,000 annually in Medicaid and food stamps. “The protest is sad,” said a Southern California shopper, “because Walmart has...

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‘Perilous’ Cleanup at Fukushima’s Reactor 4

‘Perilous’ Cleanup at Fukushima’s Reactor 4

Regulators with Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority gave the final OK Wednesday for the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to begin to remove the 1300 spent fuel rods from the badly damaged Unit 4 pool, thus initiating a decommissioning process which anti-nuclear activist Harvey Wasserman describes as “humankind’s most dangerous moment since the Cuban...

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