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Wright Talks Tolerance in Detroit

Chicago Defender, News Report, Bankole Thompson, May 01, 2008

Wright's comments played well in front of the NAACP in Detroit, days before his infamous remarks in front of the National Press Club.


Native Americans Respond to Pope's Visit

Indian Country Today, News Report, Rob Capriccioso, Apr 29, 2008

Some American Indians are using the Pope's recent visit as an occasion to raise questions about the church's brutal role in the colonization of the Americas.

The Pope and The Buddha

New America Media, Blog, Peter Schurmann, Apr 22, 2008

The spiritual impact of the Pope's visit to the US is simply lost on me until I stop to ponder a brief meeting I had recently with two Buddhist monks here in Korea.


Pope Benedict's Visit Proves New York to be America's Holy City

New America Media, News Analysis, Russell Morse, Apr 21, 2008

The Pope's visit to sacred places in American culture -- Fifth Avenue, Ground Zero and Yankee Stadium -- caused the commentator to remember his own Catholic upbringing.


Latino Media Wonder Will Pope Bring Immigrants Hope?

New America Media, News Analysis, Peter Micek, Apr 13, 2008

Pope Benedict XVI arrives on his first papal visit to the U.S. this week. Spanish language media wonder whether the topics he will discuss will match the concerns of those who fill the pews of American churches. 40 percent of Catholics in the U.S. are Hispanic.


Tibetan Monks and Frat Boys Unite!

New America Media, Commentary, Russell Morse, Apr 10, 2008

Now that China is seen as an Empire with a more atrocious reputation than the United States, it is good for America. Itll give the United States a breather to sort things out and present a new America to the world after the Beijing Olympics is over.

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Female Sports Agent Reaches Olympics

New America Media, Feature, Joseph Gray, Apr 06, 2008

Kimberly Holland, told she "should be home baking cookies," is now anxiously awaiting the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. The president and CEO of Icon Management is one of the few female sports agents in the U.S., and a representative of Olympic track and field medalists.

Islamists Gain Power in Indonesia

New America Media, Commentary/Analysis, Bramantyo Prijosusilo, Mar 27, 2008

An Islamist movement is gaining ground in Indonesia, where a fragile democracy governs over the largest Muslim nation in the world.

Prophets Don't Speak the Language of Politics

New America Media, Commentary, Patricia Novick, Mar 25, 2008

Pastors who preach in the prophetic tradition aren't speaking as political figures. They're speaking about a different and more exacting standard, God's expectations. And parishioners know the difference.

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Endgame for the Dalai Lama: Black Hat Sect Dismantling Power Base

New America Media, News analysis, Yoichi Shimatsu, Mar 21, 2008

The faade of Tibetan unity has unraveled and along with it, the Dalai Lamas power base. Yoichi Shimatsu was executive producer of the video documentary Flight of a Karmapa reports from Tibet.

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