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Last week the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada announced their findings to the public.  The Commission had been gathering statements and information for the past few years about the brutal residential school system that First Nations peoples in Canada were subjected to for much of the 20th century.  The TRC is hardly a solution…

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In the Colombian community of Mampujan, a rare but exciting peace and reconciliation process is occurring. Mampujan is the only community that has received a sentence under Colombia’s Justice and Peace Law, allowing the community to receive reparations for their displacement. On January 18, a second hearing was held to ensure the reparations were being…

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** Action Alert: Pray and Act for Health Care Reform ** On Thursday, the House released the text of a budget reconciliation bill to complete their work on health care reform. This followed a report from the Congressional Budget Office estimating that the bill would reduce the deficit by $138 billion over 10 years.  House…

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