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Aleksei Retivykh is on the rescue crew at the Kazakh ski resort Chimbulak, near Almaty. At the age of 11, Aleksei lost a leg, but he found the strength to become an expert skier after that. Today, he’s well known not only at the resort but also on social networks in Kazakhstan. Originally published at […]

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Thousands study at Sichuan?s Larung Gar Buddhist Institute ? one of the world?s largest and most important centers for the study of Tibetan Buddhism. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit, multimedia corporation, bringing award-winning, domestic journalism […]

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http://KEXP.ORG presents Drive-By Truckers performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded September 29, 2016. Songs: Ramon Casiano Ever South What It Means Once They Banned Imagine Host: Greg Vandy Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Scott Holpainen & Justin Wilmore Editor: Scott Holpainen http://kexp.org http://www.drivebytruckers.com

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Thanksgiving at Standing Rock

on October 31, 2016

Posted on Oct?31,?2016 By Jane Stillwater ? The entrance to the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Cannonball, N.D. (Flickr / CC 2.0) I?m currently reading a book entitled ?Learning to Die in the Anthropocene,? written by Iraq veteran Roy Scranton, who basically tells us that human beings have pretty much screwed themselves due to the […]

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Lone Star Uprising: Texas is Turning Blue. But There?s a Lot More to the Story Than That.

on October 31, 2016

Demographic changes are transforming the state?s economy, creating serious challenges to its economic prowess. “Texas has always punched above its considerable weight in politics. As with California, what happens there reverberates elsewhere, for good or bad.” Nearly three years ago, the demographer Steve Murdock delivered a bombshell about Texas that was hidden in a dense […]

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Reporting Recipe: Election Administration Data From Electionland

on October 31, 2016

This month we published an interactive story that helps readers understand how elections are actually run all over the U.S. It?s based on data from the 2012 Election Administration and Voter Survey, a biannual project run by the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to better understand voters? experience at the polls. The story is part of […]

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Check out Elijah Ocean from Rural Valley, Maine performing his song Bury Me Now. This live performance was filmed in Ronnie’s Place in Nashville, TN. New sessions every week! Subscribe for the latest OurVinyl performances: http://bit.ly/1FkkrKs You can watch the entire Elijah Ocean session at: Coming Soon About Ronnie’s Place: Coming Soon Follow OurVinyl: Facebook: […]

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From the Magazine: My Tribe's Stand Against Corporate Mining

on October 31, 2016

At the start of the second week of April 2014, more than a foot of fresh snow blanketed the Bad River Chippewa Reservation of northern Wisconsin. I had arrived home to my mother?s place of birth two days before the blizzard because Bad River was deeply entrenched in fighting one of the largest mining corporations […]

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Noreen Jabbar’s estranged ex-husband threw acid in her face two years ago. Like hundreds of Pakistani women who have endured similar attacks, she suffered disfiguring scars. But Noreen and many other victims of violence have received medical care and job training, all thanks to a local entrepreneur. Originally published at – http://www.rferl.org/media/video/pakistan-acid-attacks-women/27609647.html

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Kristin Mullins, a resident of Grundy, Virginia, tells RFE/RL why she thinks U.S. Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump is popular in the coal mining region where she lives. The unemployed nurse says she likes that Trump has no previous experience inside government. Originally published at – http://www.rferl.org/media/video/donald-trump-supporter-election/27609696.html

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Links for 2016-10-30 [del.icio.us]

on October 31, 2016

Some of this is down to a populist candidate who has preferred the sound of his own voice on television to paying for ads. But there is also the digital revolution to reckon with. The rise of online subscription services such as Netlix has hit television ratings, while the millennial generation of people aged 18-32 […]

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Turmoil continued at Tbilisi University, as rival groups of students clashed on the campus. (RFE/RL’s Georgian Service) Originally published at – http://www.rferl.org/media/video/georgia-students-protests/27609801.html

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