Wednesday July 18, 2012
Here's a chance for you to listen to some of Dispatches' prized pieces, stories that have won us awards over the years:
The Eyes of Rosa and Antonio
Shovelling the Rain Away
Afghanistan's Left Behinds
The Garbage People of Cairo
Scrapping Over Scraps
Gees Bend: The Crossing
Too Many Ways to Die
The Democracy Project
Impeach, Inform And Unite
Who Killed Father One-Speed
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Categories: Award Winners, Highlights, Promo Box
Monday September 27, 2010
A report from Afghanistan that Naheed Mustafa made for Dispatches won a Gold Medal at the New York Radio Awards on September 24.
Shovelling The Rain Away measures progress in Afghanistan toward the political, human rights and humanitarian goals of the allied mission there, leading up to the 2009 elections. Naheed found a glaring dilemma that remains today.
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Categories: Award Winners
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- Obama's Sochi Olympics delegation includes 2 gay athletes video
- U.S. President Barack Obama has picked two openly gay athletes to be part of the U.S. delegation at the Sochi Games, a move widely seen as a rebuke of Russia's anti-gay laws, and he'll be skipping the event.
- South Sudan violence continues, military loses rural state capital
- South Sudan's military said Thursday it no longer controlled a key town in a rural state where fighting has spread in the aftermath of what the government says was an attempted coup mounted by soldiers loyal to a former deputy president.
- U.S. Federal Reserve tapers bond-buying to $75B US a month video audio
- The U.S. Federal Reserve has decided to taper its bond-buying program by $10 billion US a month, beginning in January.
- Updated Chinese cartoon producer partly responsible after kids burned
- A Chinese court has ruled the producer of a hit kids cartoon is partly to blame for the injuries suffered by two children when their friend tied them to a tree and set them on fire in an imitation of a scene from the show, state media reported.
- Analysis American conservatives take aim at the 'war on Christmas'
- A Fox News rant that Santa Claus is white and "so was Jesus" is rekindling America's culture wars, and doesn't reflect today's realities about either Christmas or a changing U.S., Neil Macdonald writes.