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More wealth than ever, but billions still starve

The world has more than enough wealth to ensure every adult on the planet a significant nest egg - but that doesn't mean people aren't starving.

Immigrant bashing in France

What do France's right wing President Nicolas Sarkozy and Arizona's Republican governor Janet Brewer have in common? Immigrant bashing.

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Mexico's Supreme Court makes historic ruling on same-sex marriage

Mexico's Supreme Court made a landmark ruling Tuesday, August 10, in a 9-2 decision that says each of the country's 31 states must honor same-sex marriage.

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Brazil approves racial equality law, but “much yet to do”

Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva signed the "Statute of Racial Equality."

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In landmark vote Argentina legalizes same-sex marriage

Making it the 10th country in the world, Argentina legislators backed by President Cristina Fernandez, voted 33-27 in the Senate with 3 abstentions in a landmark decision July 15 to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.

Mexico City approves gay marriage

By a vote of 31 to 24 with nine abstentions, the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District, the jurisdiction to which Mexico City belongs, has passed legislation authorizing gay marriage.

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