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Hot and homeless

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Hot and homeless Chicago—Anyone who has lived through a homeless winter on the streets of a Midwestern city knows the value of a warm night. It means you die a little … Continue reading

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Hurricane Isaac & Haiti

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: World in View Hurricane Isaac & Haiti by Gerry Emmet Hurricane Isaac only skirted Haiti, but was a huge blow to 390,000 people still living in tent cities since the devastating … Continue reading

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Somalia famine, climate and capitalism

From the new September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Somalia famine, climate and capitalism The famine in the Horn of Africa is finally getting attention, though it has been years in the making, now that shocking pictures of starving … Continue reading

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