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Friday Links Round-Up

Here's a little round-up of links from the web you may have missed this week:
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Wanted: A Strong Dose of Bipartisan Civility

"How good and pleasant it is when the people of God live together in unity" (Psalm 133:1). Yes, and how ugly it is when we don't.
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Wendell Berry Protests Coal's Influence in Kentucky

Renowned Kentucky farmer, poet, essayist, and environmental writer We
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Beyond Camelot: Britain's Un-American Austerity Program

Our British cousins have come up with an economic policy that could not be more different from what we Americans have been doing for decades. I rather like it.
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Time for Some Angry Work

I'd say Barack Obama's long and often tenuous honeymoon with progressive Americans took what looks like a lethal blow in spring 2010.
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'No Stranger to Danger': RIP Quaker, Lawyer, Indigenous Peace Warrior Waratah

Sad news for so many of us in the peace and human rights movement this morning to hear our friend Waratah Rose Gillespie has passed away.
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For the Widows and the Orphans

Today is International Widow's Day. It is a day set aside to consider the lives of the more than 245 million widows worldwide. It is a day to consider the lives of their children.
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McChrystal vs. Obama: Battle of the 'Hard Hearts'?

Yesterday U.S. top Afghanistan warrior General Stan McChrystal was very publicly called to the carpet in the Oval Office. Sources say his job is on the line.
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