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Will Brazil elect Marina Silva as the world’s first Green president?
Jonathan Watts in São Paulo, theguardian.com
Born into a poor, mixed-race Amazon family, Marina Silva is on the verge of a stunning election win after taking over her partyIt started with the national anthem and ended with a rap. In between came a poignant minute’s silence, politicised…

Will Brazil elect Marina Silva as the world’s first Green Party president?
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DNA clears North Carolina inmates after 30 years in prison
Ed Pilkington in New York, theguardian.com
Half-brothers released after newly discovered evidence clears men in 1983 rape and murder of 11-year-old Sabrina BuieDNA evidence could exonerate two in death row caseNorth Carolina’s longest-serving death row inmate and his half-brother…

It’s terrifying that our justice system allowed two intellectually disabled children to go to prison for a crime they had nothing to do with, and then to suffer there for 30 years.
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Raising boys into nonviolent men is subject of free forumtwincities.com
A public discussion on “How We Raise Our Boys” aims to change the culture of violence and sexual exploitation of women and children.

Raising boys into nonviolent men is subject of free forum
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Ralph Nader hits Democrats on minimum wage
By BURGESS EVERETT, politico.com
Ralph Nader is mad as hell that Congress hasn’t raised the minimum wage.The persistent past-presidential candidate on Thursday ripped into congressional Democrats’ attempts to “play politics” on raising the wage to $10.10 an hour by not putting…

Nader hits Democrats on minimum wage
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