Walking From the Ogaden–Seeking Peace in Dadaab by Graham Peebles

Khandraby Graham Peebles
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 11, 2013

Many people living outside Africa, most perhaps, have never heard of the Ogaden (or Somali) region of Ethiopia, they know nothing of the murders, rapes and destruction that the ethnic Somali’s allege are taking place there. We all have our problems and what can I do anyway, these governments are corrupt, we – meaning western governments shouldn’t be sending them money, especially now with all the public sector cuts taking place. So runs the uninformed, albeit understandable response.

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Chris Hedges: Urban Poverty in America Made Me Question Everything, Part 1

Chris Hedges

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with Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
July 16, 2013

TheRealNews on Jul 16, 2013

Launching a new show “Reality Asserts Itself”, Paul Jay interviews author, journalist and activist Chris Hedges about the formative experiences that shaped his world view. Continue reading