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Our Words Are Our Weapons

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We often speak as though the source of so many of our problems is complex and even mysterious. I'm not sure it is. You can blame it all on greed: the refusal to do anything about climate change, the attempts by the .01% to destroy our democracy, the constant robbing of the poor, the resultant starving children, the war against most of what is beautiful on this Earth.

Putin Bags Chinese Peace Prize

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The competition included Bill Gates, Angela Merkel and Kofi Annan, among others, but this week a little-known organization called the China International Peace Research Center named Russia's bombastic Prime Minister (more).

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China wants to raise the number of foreigners studying Mandarin to 100 million by 2010 | story
So-called Confucius Institutes are popping up all over the world to teach the languagenytimescom/2006/01/11/international/asia/11chinahtml" title="story">story.

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