Who owns water?

http://www.flowthefilm.com/trailer   Who owns water? who gets to make the decisions on water. The scariest film at Sundance
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Israeli pianist Daniel Barenboim takes Palestinian citizenship

  Daniel Barenboim, the world renowned Israeli pianist and conductor, has taken Palestinian citizenship and said he believed his rare new status could serve a model for peace between the two peoples. “It is a great honor to be offered a passport,” he said late on Saturday after a Beethoven piano recital in Ramallah, the West Bank city where he has been active for some years in promoting contact between young Arab and Israeli musicians. Along with the late Palestinian academic Edward Said, he co-founded the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, made up of young musicians from Israel, the...
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George Bush is one of the Blues Brothers

  George Bush is one of the Blues Brothers “I am driven with a mission from God. God would tell me, ‘George go and fight these terrorists in Afghanistan’. And I did. And then God would tell me ‘George, go and end the tyranny in Iraq’. And I did.” The US president told a Palestinian delegation in Sharm el-Sheikh.
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9/11. SEVEN YEARS ON

  We are seven years away now from the incineration of the Twin Towers when, in one blow, 19 radical religious zealots with a memory for Crusades and hatred for the United States turned the world upside down. Or we did. It’s very hard to tell seven years later who really did more of the turning.   What specific concerns drove these men to the point where they would give up their own lives just to injure ours is hard to tell. Few asked, and fewer still seemed to care. In the midst of national grief-and for many, anger – all that mattered, apparently, was who to strike in...
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CCCB Voting Guide

  Respect for the life and dignity of the human person 5. As people of faith, Catholics believe that life comes from God, and that human life from its very beginning is a priceless gift. Each human being, created in God’s image, has inestimable worth and inherent dignity. Since life is the most precious natural gift that can be received, one of the greatest responsibilities of a Catholic is to love life, respect it and protect it. The sacredness of the human person is at the heart of the Gospel. Christ shows that each person is worthy of being loved, simply by being him or herself, and not...
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