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Mar 29, 2010
Jessie Foster (right) at her 2002 high school graduation with her mother, Glendene Grant. Jessie went missing in Las Vegas in March 2006 and her mother believes she is the victim of human trafficking. Photo courtesy of Glendene Grant.

A missing daughter: Jessie Foster's story

Cathryn Atkinson
Jessie Foster of Kamloops, B.C., went missing in Las Vegas four years ago. Her mother, Glendene Grant, became an international activist in the fight against human trafficking while trying to find her.
Mar 22, 2010
Annie Leonard: The Story of Bottled Water. Photo: aurelia - Jewels Author/flickr

Annie Leonard: The story of bottled water

Today is World Water Day: How did Americans begin to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap? Photo: aurelia - Jewels Author/flickr
Mar 22, 2010

The Kucinich decision

Fred Wilson
The collision of principle and pragmatism for US progressives over health care reform.
Feb 24, 2010

U.S. military budget for 2010 climbs to $744 billion

Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, military bases around the world, the nuclear weapons program -- all this adds up to a budget that leaves nothing for foreign aid or for tackling climate change.
Feb 17, 2010

Barack Obama is going nuclear

Barack Obama announced the initial $8 billion in loan guarantees for construction of the first new nuclear power plants in the United States in close to three decades.
Feb 11, 2010

Forgive us, Haiti

Haiti has suffered a massive blow, an earthquake for which its infrastructure was not prepared, after decades -- no, centuries -- of military and economic manipulation by foreign governments.
Feb 2, 2010

Presence of foreign troops in Haiti hampers aid efforts

Roger Annis of Haiti Solidarity B.C. says Haitians have reacted to the earthquake with dignity and community spirit. Yet donor countries have insisted on sending in the military along with the aid.


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