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MY NAME IS HOLLYWOOD AND I HAVE A PROBLEM

Posted by in Commentary, News

From: On the Media AUDIO PROGRAM Even if we’ve never been involved with Alcoholics Anonymous, chances are most of us think we know how it works, thanks to film and television. But investigative journalist Gabrielle Glaser says there’s a lot missing from our common perception of AA, and Hollywood’s distorted depictions are largely to blame. GUESTS: Gabrielle Glaser HOSTED BY: Brooke Gladstone

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The Need for Clean Water

Posted by in Environment, Rights

Millions of people rely on unsafe and unhygienic sanitation facilities like these hanging latrines in Bangladesh. Credit: WaterAid / Adam Hart-Davis Water Aid Water Clean water is essential for life, but one in eight of the world’s population does not have access to it. This, and lack of safe sanitation, result in over two million people dying from water-related diseases every year. The lack of clean water close to people’s homes also affects people’s time, livelihoods and quality of life. Sanitation Sanitation can be defined as access to safe, clean…read more

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The Health Care Reform: Worse than Nothing!

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[From Tikkun Magazine] By Dr. John Geyman As we know, the House passed its health care reform bill on October 29, 2009 after many months of contentious debate. By a narrow margin, 220-215, the 1,990 page, almost 20 pound bill was passed. It laid out the most liberal health care reform that might be expected out of Congress this year, since any bill that may clear the Senate will certainly be more restrictive. In order to answer our question as to the value of the House bill, we need to…read more

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