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  • Malcolm X, Gentrification and Housing as a Human Right

    By John Bartlett, Truthout | News Analysis

    21 July, 2010: A girl walks by a mural featuring Malcolm X in New York City, New York. (Photo: Tarnie)A girl walks by a mural featuring Malcolm X in New York City, New York. (Photo: Tarnie)

    Malcolm X urged us to look at the struggle for equality not through the lens of civil rights, but human rights. This paradigm offers a basis for challenging gentrification and creating housing equity in US communities of color through policy changes and community activism.

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  • TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline Network Under Investigation by Federal Regulators

    TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline Network Under Investigation by Federal Regulators

    By Julie Dermansky, DeSmogBlog | Report

    A month after revealing that TransCanada is under a compliance review for the Keystone 1 pipeline, the Pipeline Hazardous Materials Safety Administration disclosed it is also investigating the operations of Keystone XL's southern route. The results could play a part in President Obama's final decision on the permit that TransCanada needs to complete its Keystone pipeline network.

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  • The Canadian University and the War Against Omar Khadr

    The Canadian University and the War Against Omar Khadr

    By Tyler J. Pollard, The Public Intellectuals Project | Interview

    David L. Clark: Omar Khadr is neither toxic nor disposable. What are the origins of this sometimes ferocious desire to render him expendable and unworthy? Universities are perhaps the best place in the world to ask and answer such questions, helping others understand why being schooled into aggression towards others withers the democracy that we claim to inhabit and cherish.

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