Author Archives: Tereza Coraggio

This Changes Everything

Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis: Climate Change Could Be Catalyst to Build a Fairer Economic System Naomi Klein on The Leap Manifesto & What a System of Climate and Economic Justice Looks Like This Changes Everything: New Naomi Klein & … Continue reading

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Migrants and Refugees

Outsourcing a Refugee Crisis: U.S. Paid Mexico Millions to Target Central Americans Fleeing Violence “La Jaula de Oro”: New Feature Film is an “Epic Poem” of Migration through Mexico Extended Interview with Director Diego Quemada-Diéz on “La Jaula de Oro” … Continue reading

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Egypt Overthrows the Pharaoh

DN Wednesday, February 2, 2011: Please answer all questions: Pro-Mubarek agitators have entered the square on camel- and horseback, inflicting violence and particularly targeting Al-Jazeera journalists. They’ve been identified as being security forces in civilian clothes, oil company employees, and … Continue reading

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Two Half-Truths Don’t Make a Whole, and Other Rhetorical Devisives

DN Thursday, January 13, 2011: Research and write 200 words on the following topic: When asked whether Wikileaks was “a threat to national security,” Julian Assange said, “We should all stop responding to that question unless it is well-phrased.” What … Continue reading

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Crazed Killers and Conspiracists

DN Monday, January 10, 2011: Please answer all three questions: Research this headline on the web and post your findings: Accused Airliner Bomber, CIA Operative Faces Trial. Cut and paste a short segment with new facts not mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Fathers of Terrorists? You Choose.

DN Friday, January 7, 2011: Do further research on one headline and report back. From Wall Street to the White House: Obama Taps JPMorgan Exec William Daley for Chief of Staff: Obama jokes, “And needless to say, Bill also has … Continue reading

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Unions and Moonbeams

DN Thursday, January 6, 2011 Do further research and report on one of the headlines. Crackdown on Organized Labor: States Call for Wage & Benefits Cuts, Urge Laws to Curb Union Influence: In California, the public sector unions negotiated to … Continue reading

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Living Wills and the Equality of Life

DN Wednesday, January 5, 2011: Discuss this question with your family or friends: Return of the “Death Panel” Myth is a “Travesty,” Says Dr. Atul Gawande: Gawande talks about doctors having end-of-life discussions with patients: “So, in La Crosse, Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Integrity and Ivorité: Manning and Gbagbo

DN Tuesday, January 4, 2011: Please answer three of the following questions: Psychologists Protest Army’s Treatment of Bradley Manning: Read his attorney’s account of Manning’s typical day. Do you think this constitutes torture? If the purpose of detention is to prevent someone … Continue reading

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Paying Reparations Forward

DN Wednesday, December 29, 2010: Discuss the following questions with your family: Allan Nairn believes that the middle class should pay the indigenous people back for their “unearned inheritance” – good food, clean water, safe neighborhoods, warm houses, all “given” … Continue reading

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