Monday, October 26, 2009

52 Children recovered from Child PRostitution Ring

52 children recovered, 60 alleged child pimps arrested in crackdown
October 26, 2009 1:57 p.m. EDT.

(CNN) -- Law enforcement authorities have recovered 52 children and arrested 60 pimps allegedly involved in child prostitution, the FBI announced Monday.

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Monday, October 19, 2009

Building a Peaceful Somalia

After returning to Somalia in 2008 to aid victims of a drought, the locals asked Mohamed Aden to become their leader. In less than a year, he has transformed Adado, Somalia, into an enclave of peace...click here to read more about "An American-Somali'"s" Improbable Return (NYTimes online)

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Finland First Country in World to make Internet Access a Right

First we had "Human Rights", then came "Children's Rights", now are we on the threshold of "Internet Rights"?

(CNN) -- Finland has become the first country in the world to declare broadband Internet access a legal right.

The move by Finland is aimed at bringing Web access to rural areas, where access has been limited.

The move by Finland is aimed at bringing Web access to rural areas, where access has been limited.

Starting in July, telecommunication companies in the northern European nation will be required to provide all 5.2 million citizens with Internet connection that runs at speeds of at least 1 megabit per second.

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Sunday, October 11, 2009

"Where the Hell Is Matt" - Dancing Around the World

First we had "Playing for Change: Bringing Peace with Music", now we have Matt's dancing around the world...maybe he is bringing peace through dance?....... At any rate, it is great fun, so enjoy the video. Where the Hell is Matt?

Matt's online journal is full of his musings about the people and places where he has danced. You may get some ideas for your research paper or presentations!