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All the Lands We’ve Freed

One day my daughter will drink air for the first time. And I will wonder if her lungs turned a little blacker from the world we’ve polluted with dying screams and gunpowder. And maybe her heart will constrict from the chains they’ve tied around thousands of her brothers’ wrists. I wonder how she will hear…

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OMG Please Tell Us Obama Is Finally Serious About Closing Gitmo

Early yesterday President Barack Obama announced a plan to permanently shut down Guantanamo Bay, taking another step towards fulfilling a promise he made to the American people at the dawn of his eight years in the Oval Office. Controversial since its inception during the second Bush administration, the detention facility has seen about 780 detainees,…

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Apparently It’s Cool to Fire Muslims for Praying

“It’s not a good thing when you have a family and you are supporting your wife, your kids,” Abdinasser Ahmed told The Denver Post. While this is the story of thousands of immigrants across America, Ahmed’s experience is a little different. He is one of the 190 Muslim workers who were fired late last month…