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Your Meeting Is in a Boycotted Hotel. Now What?

Posted May 8, 2014 by Diane Morrison

In May of last year I answered my phone, at work in Seattle, and found myself talking to a union organizer in Texas. He was calling to alert me that my professional association, the Society for Social Work and Research
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Rally Sends Message to Brunei Sultan

Posted May 7, 2014 by Ana Beatriz Cholo

About 80 activists representing feminists, gays and lesbians, workers and Hollywood celebrities rallied in front of the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel Monday afternoon to protest the Sultan of Brunei’s introduction of a brutal version of Sharia law. Hassanal Bolkiah, who
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Triumph and Tragedy in “America’s Bicycle Capital”

Posted May 6, 2014 by Chris Bruntlett

Rumour has it there is a sign on the wall inside the Portland Bureau of Planning that declares: “We planned… And it worked!” They’re not wrong. Portland is the poster child for post-war smart growth, the result of meticulous planning
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Pac-12 Networks Shafts Broadcast Technicians

Posted May 5, 2014 by Sandra England

Has income inequality really become the “defining challenge of our time” as President Obama has proclaimed? One look at the number one book on Amazon’s bestseller list, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, which scrutinizes income inequality and capitalism,
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Should We Step in to Help Nigeria Find Kidnapped Girls?

Posted May 2, 2014 by Erika Eichelberger

It’s been two weeks since 234 students were abducted by the terrorist group Boko Haram, and Nigerian lawmakers say the country needs help. Two weeks ago, 234 Nigerian girls were kidnapped from a boarding school in the country’s northernmost state
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