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ER, part 1

  Addressing the women’s division of the United Jewish Appeal just after the Second World War, in 1946, Eleanor Roosevelt said, “We let our consciences realize too late the need of standing up against something that we knew was wrong. … Continue reading

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It’s about time

I was in Ethiopia when this dispute was in full flower. Now settled, as it should be. Ending Dispute, Starbucks Is to Help Ethiopian Farmers   By THE NEW YORK TIMES     After a dispute over coffee trademarks that … Continue reading

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