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The young women trampled by the Women’s March

Summary: On Saturday thousands of women assembled to march for many, sometimes contradictory goals. Just like Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party. This is modern America. As these photos show, the March consisted of fun street parties — easily distinguished from serious political action. Street parties pretending to be political action are in vogue again. Just …

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Martin Luther King Jr at the National Mall in Washington DC (1963)

Martin Luther King Jr. warns us about political violence

Summary: Martin Luther King Jr’s courage and leadership can inspire us today, recalling us to our core beliefs, Here we look at one aspect of his work, which in its totality puts him among our greatest leaders. Now more than ever we need his counsel. “We are here this evening because we’re tired now. And I …

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Unrest in Iran

Stratfor: Iran’s leaders face their greatest challenge

Summary: Iran’s leaders led it to  a draw with Iraq, withstood four decades of sanctions, Israeli assassination of their nuclear scientists, and the collapse of oil prices after 2008. Now Stratfor describes the their greatest challenge: protests by their own people. “The Voices of Discontent in Iran Crank Up the Volume, to a Point” From …

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