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Has the U.S. Military “Jumped the Shark” in Afghanistan?
December 7, 2010 | by Mike Amitay
More "shock and awe" tactics may represent a "jump the shark" moment—the historic juncture demarcating the public’s acceptance that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is doomed to fail.
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Posted in: Asia, Governance & Accountability, Middle East
Topics: Afghanistan, civilian casualties, General David Petraeus, Mike Amitay, U.S. military
Going Digital in Central Asia
December 7, 2010 | by Daniel Zaretsky
The Digital Youth of Central Asia Forum in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, looked at the growth of blogs, e-learning initiatives, and how to use open source software in crisis situations.
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Posted in: Asia, Education & Youth, Europe
Topics: blogs, crisis mapping, Daniel Zaretsky, Digital Youth of Central Asia Forum, elearning, Internet, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, open source software, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, youth
The Black Male Image in the American Mind
December 6, 2010 | by Rashid Shabazz
Why is the current U.S. media landscape unable to present more images that advance open and healing dialogue for all?
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Posted in: Media & Arts, Rights & Equality, United States
Topics: African Americans, black men & boys, Campaign for Black Male Achievement, Media and Race, Rashid Shabazz, Robert Entman
Cast Not the First Stone: Gay-Bashing in Kenya Must Stop
December 6, 2010 | by Mugambi Kiai
Kenya's prime minister has in the past been persecuted for his beliefs and ethnicity. Yet last week, instead of embracing the promise of equality enshrined in the new constitution, Raila Odinga turned against Kenya's gay community.
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Posted in: Africa, Justice, Rights & Equality
Topics: Desmond Tutu, homophobia, Kenya, LGBT rights, LGBTI, Luo, Mugambi Kiai, Raila Odinga
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