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  • 'A Place at the Table' exposes the policies behind hunger ★★★

    'A Place at the Table' exposes the policies behind hunger ★★★
    America's twin ills, the swollen ranks of hungry people and the national obesity epidemic are explained, in blunt and poignant terms, in "A Place at the Table," a new documentary about food politics and the forces that let hunger make a comeback.
  • In 'surprise,' U.S. House nearly votes to end Afghanistan war

    In 'surprise,' U.S. House nearly votes to end Afghanistan war
    Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives took an important vote on an amendment that would pull U.S. troops out of the Afghanistan war.  Normally, this is the type of measure that's only supported by folks on the fringes of their political parties...

    George Clooney and dad arrested while protesting Sudan violence

     
    George Clooney arrested: Leave it to George Clooney to skip the typical celebrity bad-behavior arrest -- the actor and his father Nick were arrested outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C., on Friday while participating in a protest against...

    Colombian activist waits in prison limbo

    Community organizer Carmelo Agamez has spent five months in jail and still has not seen the evidence against him, been told who his accuser is or been notified of a trial date. Welcome to justice, Colombia style. Facing what he says is a laughable charge...

    Obama tells GOP to forgo politics

     
    by Frank James Rep. David Dreier (R-Calif) is on the House floor and has given an early readout of President Barack Obama's private meeting with House Republicans as he attempts to get their support for his $825 billion economic stimulus...