Posts Tagged ‘video’

Help fight hunger with Heifer International

Posted on April 29th, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet

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Travel is a great way to meet people from other countries, but sometimes we don’t have to leave home to connect with someone on the other side of the planet. A charity called Heifer International helps people give the valuable gift of a farm animal to a family in a developing country. Today, as a […]

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Video: Song supports human rights

Posted on March 13th, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Amnesty International–the same folks who brought you those rockin’ concerts back in the 1980s featuring the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Tracy Chapman–have released a new song and video to mark the 60th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. And “The Price of Silence” is a great tune, featuring artists ranging from Stephen […]

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Video: New York beyond Manhattan

Posted on February 22nd, 2009 by Laura Byrne Paquet

So you’ve been to the Empire State Building, seen the Metropolitan Museum of Art and gone to Carnegie Hall. But you’ve just scratched the surface of everything New York has to offer–Manhattan is just one borough, after all! This video by Peter Greenberg offers good tips on some offbeat things to see and do, the […]

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