This week in Politics and News

19 05 2008

It would be morally irresponsible to talk to you about international news without mentioning the earthquake in China. I came across this story on Al Jazeera about a family and the underreported effects of the controversial one child policy. As the country descends into three days of national mourning, it’s important to see the individual effects of the earthquake on one family. More Here.

Violence overtakes the country of South Africa as Zimbabwean immigrants flood the country in the midst of their own economic crisis. “We cannot allow South Africa to be famous for xenophobia,” President Jacob Zuma told a conference in Pretoria

Noteworthy Reads:
-On Exxon and Oil and how the oil companies aren’t as evil as we are told to think.

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