Price of Peace Chart: Programs and their costs Strategy 3. Eliminate Illiteracy: Education for All $10 billion/year for ten years, allocated for: a) Television Literacy Campaign for satellite network, solar-powered television sets, satellite receivers in villages without adequate schools; appropriate educational programming, ($2 billion/year); textbooks, teaching aids, in-service teacher training and supervision ($3 billion/year); $140 million/year for training 1 million new teachers in Africa; b) Internet Access for All for global wireless Internet access via communications satellites, land-based technology where appropriate ($4 billion/year); $1 billion/year for the preparation of Internet materials for use in developing countries. Closely related to #’s 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11.
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Short Stories About War and the Military This page contains stories that take place during a war or have characters that have been greatly affected by war. See also Courage These stories might interest an avid reader, or might be suitable short stories for middle school kids. The Children’s Campaign | Par Lagerkvist An unnamed country maintains an army of children between six and fourteen, who run their training and organization without any adult help.
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Alex Stern: Yes, Virginia, Your Reproductive Rights Are Compromised Like many states where political battles about reproductive rights are front and center, Virginia is a hotbed of legislative activity. Following last year's passage of a law that requires women seeking abortions to undergo ultrasounds (which Democrats unsuccessfully attempted to repeal several weeks ago), two other bills related to women's reproductive health were introduced by committees last month. The first proposes reparations for victims of that state's eugenic sterilization policy. Verified victims who were sterilized at the hands of the state between 1924 and 1974 would each receive $50,000 compensation. Last year a nearly identical proposal was almost fulfilled in North Carolina, but died due to eleventh hour budget wrangling, a disappointment that advocates have readdressed in the current legislative cycle.
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