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The everyday sexism project. Action Hero Network. ABRUPT. Return to the Land of Spiders For awhile we could live where the air blew rumors of trash barges up the Hudson and helicopters pounded the dome.


My failure on national TV Dr. Phil was angry today. We talked about my feelings, which I thought he wanted to hear. Oceans of Need The world blinks. The Transhuman Olympics Every time word gets out of another athlete on steroids, there is a huge uproar. The Poem I Will Write The poem I will write Will blow your fuckin’ mind Twenty megatons of Word Wrapped in brown paper And left outside your door. American Memory - the Library of Congress - Home Page. Australian Human Rights Commission homepage. - Buy Responsibly. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Canadians for Action Against Climate Change Sites. Center for the Study of Social Difference. Child Trends. Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation. Declaration of Human Right - Translations. Global Revolutions, Local Contradictions - A Mindpirates project. Racism, Violence and Health Project. Welcome to The Race Card Project! - The Race Card Project. How to Clean FLOURIDE out of tap water. If It Were My Home. Canada A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown.

If It Were My Home

Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across an unfortified border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care and education services, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec. Canada also aims to develop its diverse energy resources while maintaining its commitment to the environment. The land now occupied by Canada was first inhabited approximately 16,000 years ago by aboriginal peoples. The beginning of the 20th century saw Canada's early involvement in World War I due to British control of its foreign affairs.

Today, Canada is characterized by its socially democratic programs such as universal health care, the Canda Pension Plan, and Canada Student Loans. International Organizations. Human Rights Watch. MercatorNet: promoting human dignity. Global Revolutions Local Contradictions. Moral Courage Project. Ontario Human Rights Commission. Political Art. Russell Sage Foundation. The Body Is Not An Apology. The Borgen Project. The Homeless Hub. The HRC Story. About Us HRC advocates for LGBT equality and educates the public about LGBT issues.

The HRC Story

Read More » Our Building HRC's headquarters in the nation's capital is evidence that the organization is here to stay. Read More » Leadership HRC staff, boards and advisers work tirelessly to ensure progress toward LGBT equality. Careers Why not bring your talents and skills to HRC? The Sisters. Truth Commission: South Africa. Truth Commission: Commission of Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Dates of Operation: December 1995 – 2002 (7 years; the original mandate ended in 1998 but was extended.)

Truth Commission: South Africa

Background: Apartheid was a system of legally enforced racial segregation in South Africa between 1948 and 1990. The National Party that controlled the government formalized and expanded segregationist policies that had existed less formally under colonial rule. Institutionalized racism stripped South African blacks of their civil and political rights and instituted segregated education, health care, and all other public services, only providing inferior standards for blacks and other non-Afrikaans. Internal resistance was met with police brutality, administrative detention, torture, and limitations on freedom of expression. Charter: Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, No. 34 of 1995, July 26, 1995. Commissioners and Structure: The TRC was comprised of seventeen commissioners: nine men and eight women. Selected War & Peace Cartoons. Subconscious Collective. Stephen Lewis Foundation. Vancouver Riot Apology Wall.

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