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Archive for August, 2014

 
  • Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

    Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

    It’s not surprising that healthcare tops many Americans’ concerns and is at the center of a political firestorm in our nation’s Capitol. But the current battle over cost and access does […]

     
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  • The One Who Builds

    The One Who Builds

    Televisions around America light up every night with the news of people displaced by war, famine and political unrest. The struggles of refugees are often seen as a distant problem, […]

     
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  • Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

    Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

    In a stunning milestone for justice in Central America, a Guatemalan court recently charged former dictator Efraín Rios Montt with genocide for his brutal war against the country’s Mayan people […]

     
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  • Waste Land

    Waste Land

    Filmed over nearly three years, WASTE LAND follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage […]

     
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  • Auk Nr. 8 (Pit No. 8)

    Auk Nr. 8 (Pit No. 8)

    In the heart of a once thriving Ukrainian coal-mining region everybody digs – retirees, unemployed miners and even the children. Years ago, the town’s desperate residents decided to start mining […]

     
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  • DREAMers Dare to Dream Big Despite Hopeless Political Climate

    DREAMers Dare to Dream Big Despite Hopeless Political Climate

    August 5, 2014 By Eladio Bobadilla DREAMers, young men and women living in the United States illegally, have in many ways become the face of the immigrants’ rights movement, and […]

     
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  • The U.S.-Mexico Border: Where History, Policy, and Tragedy Collide

    The U.S.-Mexico Border: Where History, Policy, and Tragedy Collide

    July 25, 2014 By Eladio Bobadilla I wanted to see the border first-hand. The first time I crossed it, I was undocumented, but young, and as several migrants have told […]

     
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  • When Museum Narratives Contradict Personal Memories

    When Museum Narratives Contradict Personal Memories

    July 25, 2014 By Laura Brody After DukeEngage and a short trip to the Netherlands, I returned to Northern Ireland last week to the realization that it was beginning to […]

     
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  • Tibetans’ Optimism While Fighting TB

    Tibetans’ Optimism While Fighting TB

    July 25, 2014 By Rinchen Dolma In Dharamsala, sun rises around 6am but most people here start their day around 5:30am. Early in the morning, you could hear neighbors chanting […]

     
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  • Migrant Farmworkers: Alone and Away from Home

    Migrant Farmworkers: Alone and Away from Home

    July 22, 2014 By Simar Nagyal After driving an hour or so towards the Blue Ridge Mountains, we finally arrived at the labor camps. Situated on the outer edge of […]

     
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