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Good Morning Kossacks and Welcome to Morning Open Thread (MOT) We're known as the MOTley Crew and you can find us here every morning at 7:00 am Eastern (and perhaps sometimes earlier!). Feel free to ...
by Joy of Fishes
Comment Count 84 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 03:30 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
A column in last week's edition of America magazine reported that Dom Hélder Câmara , a Brazilian archbishop who was known for his championing of the poor, will be considered for sainthood ...
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 08:25 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
The research, from the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, measured the exposure of the mothers to PAH air pollution and used brain imaging to look at the effects on their children’s brains. ...
by gnosticator
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 12:51 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
How we perceive others determines how they perceive us. I suggest that you watch the video below. It can also be found here It may not be available in the US, see further ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 01:58 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Perhaps in the scheme of things, such as women being burned to death, militant leaders recruiting children and sometimes beheading them to further their religious insanity, and China deciding they ...
by Marina Asbury
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 05:42 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 08:58 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
So says a protester walking though the streets of Sao Paul as water service is being drastically cut due to a relentless drought in Brazils most populous state. The 20 million people that live in ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 74 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 03:20 PM PST with 163 Recommends
In October 2012 and again in October 2014, I had the great good fortune to visit the Pantanal in southern Brazil. The Pantanal is a world-wide destination for wildlife lovers known for its diversity ...
by tgypsy
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 06:00 AM PST with 71 Recommends
The madness of unnecessary deaths at the hands of those who "serve and protect" acquired a twist of international celebrity Tuesday as the surfing world mourns the death of professional surfer, ...
by Chitown Kev
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 09:32 AM PST with 22 Recommends
New Year's fireworks over Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro Around the world there will be firework celebrations for the New Year, and it is doubtful that any of them will top the numbers of people ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 51 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 07:50 PM PST with 63 Recommends
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 08:58 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Warning-Graphic Images follow. For the first time in history, the Brazilian government, through it's National Truth Commission, is investigating atrocities committed by the military dictatorship (...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 12:58 PM PST with 39 Recommends
October 14, 2014 By Beverly Bell   October 16 is World Food Day. To ensure that there is food for the world, and that it is not controlled by corporations, small farmers and allies across the ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2014 at 09:19 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Ha ha, I feel like Anchower from The Onion . I'm all "Ola amigos. I know it's been a long time since I rapped at ya . . . " Dani and I were lucky enough to be able to spend all of nine weeks in ...
by daveinchi
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Sep 13, 2014 at 07:55 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
This morning, I was checking the NPR News app on my Android and noticed a very alarming story that aired on Friday's edition of All Things Considered. In recent years, an increasingly vocal klatch ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Aug 03, 2014 at 12:17 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Brazil has qualms about the ongoing bloodbath in Gaza, so they recalled their ambassador to Israel for consultations. Apparently Israel's diplomats aren't happy about this. More below.
by SCFrog
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 07:27 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Which way to the jungle? Turns out the perks of civilization -- wool blankets, canned food, Netflix, flu shots -- just aren't worth it. The unknown tribe that came out of ...
by jencke
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 03:39 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
and it was just another day for her. In her own words from her apartment in the occupied city of Aida on the West bank: It wasn’t dramatic or anything. I never saw a soldier, or a gas cloud. I ...
by nancyjones
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jul 16, 2014 at 08:31 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
The 2014 World Cup has been filled with exciting games, beautiful football, wonderful spirit and human drama. An entire nation, 200 million Brazilians, were in shock, disbelief and tears as their ...
by MugWumpBlues
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 11:05 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Keeping Our Eyes on the Movement Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez One of the things that for me is disheartening is the lack of national attention being focused on the Moral ...
by Black Kos
Comment Count 112 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 01:00 PM PDT with 73 Recommends