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  What Happened to Myanmar's Human-Rights
The New YorkerWhat Happened to Myanmar's Human-Rights Icon?The New YorkerI spoke to Jody Williams, who, in 2003, was the first Nobel Peace Prize laureate to be allowed to visit Suu Kyi. (Williams, the founder of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, won the prize in 1997.) She noticed that Suu Kyi took a pragmatic ...and more »
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 2:01 am
  Wandering Dog Enters Craft Vinegar Game -
Santa Barbara IndependentWandering Dog Enters Craft Vinegar GameSanta Barbara IndependentThat's because husband-and-wife proprietors CT and Jody Williams poured their wines before most anyone else, giving emerging brands a platform to build fans and evolve to the next level. Many of those winemakers, including Mark Horvath of Crawford ...
Posted on 20 September 2017 | 4:54 pm
  Aung San Suu Kyi breaks her silence on
PRIAung San Suu Kyi breaks her silence on Rohingya crisis, but a fellow Nobel laureate isn't impressedPRIWilliams received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work with the International Campaign to Ban Landmines and was one of five laureates who wrote Suu Kyi a letter urging her to stand up for the Rohingya people. Williams says she's met Suu Kyi twice.Rohingyas deserve as much dignity as you do. Don't fail yourself Daw Suu KyiCatch NewsUnited Nations team: Suu Kyi words 'bode well' for bid for Myanmar probeExpressNewslineall 4,538 news articles »
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 3:18 pm
  Food Banks Seeing Increase in Demand from
VOCMFood Banks Seeing Increase in Demand from 'Working Poor': WilliamsVOCMThe manager of Bridges to Hope in downtown St. John's says they're seeing more and more of the “working poor” coming through their doors. Jody Williams says simply put—the shelves are empty at food banks across the province. Over the spring and ...
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 10:20 am
  Preventing Suffering through 'Humanitarian
Human Rights WatchPreventing Suffering through 'Humanitarian Disarmament'Human Rights WatchThe winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Jody Williams bows in front of Cambodian Tun Channereth, who holds the International Campaign to Ban Landmines diploma and medal, on her way to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo City Hall, December 10, 1997 ...
Posted on 17 September 2017 | 10:06 pm
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  City council meets Thursday
ASHEBORO — The Asheboro City Council will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Asheboro City Hall, 146 N. Church St.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 1:44 pm
  Death Notices, April 7, 2015
■ Mary T. Basham, 89, Grand Junction, died April 4, 2015, at HopeWest Hospice.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 10:55 pm
  Viewpoint: Sugar, spice and some equality
Women have been fighting for equality for over a century, and yet feminism is still controversial. Women are still marginalized. Many countries, including the United States, have roots in monotheistic religions, which base their laws and ruling concepts on religious texts such as the Quran or the Bible. These texts were written at a time at which male-dominance over women was a cultural norm ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 10:11 pm
  Viewpoint: Bring women to the negotiating
Are feminists asking for too much? Many men and even some women answer this question with a definitive “yes.” Critics of the feminist movement say that women in America have all their fundamental rights protected already. Still, feminists continue to mobilize, because their ultimate goal of equality under the law for both men and women has not been met. read more
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 8:41 pm
  Maddie & Tae Tearfully Celebrate First
There were nearly enough tears shed to float the trophies awarded at the No. 1 party held Thursday afternoon (Feb. 26) at the CMA offices in Nashville for Maddie & Tae ’s “Girl in a Country Song.”
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 9:32 pm
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  Clinton cyclist finds herself ‘a voice for
Among the Nobel Peace laureates she worked with: Betty Williams, Jody Williams and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. It was a year into their marriage and Colleen and Sean Alexander were beginning to think about starting a family. It was either get pregnant or ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:34 am
  Carrie Underwood Celebrates No. 1 for
BMI’s Jody Williams and ASCAP’s Mike Sistad praised Carrie, Hillary and Chris for their accomplishments and contributions to music, while the songwriters’ mutual admiration for each other moved the crowd to tears. “I’m pregnant so I’m probably ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 6:13 am
  Carrie Underwood, Co-Writers Celebrate
BMI’s Jody Williams contrasted Underwood’s quick rise to stardom via her 2005 win on American Idol to the step-by-step, years-long process by which most country singers are launched. His point was to praise Underwood for her rapid adaptation to the ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 7:49 pm
  Nobel Peace Laureates Endorse Violence
The letter to Obama was signed by ex-President José Ramos-Horta (Timor-Leste, prize recipient in 1996), Archbishop Desmond Tutu (South Africa, 1984), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia, 2011), Mohammad ElBaradei (Egypt, 2005), Jody Williams (USA, 1997), Muhammad ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 2:18 pm
  Benefit to support area students, vets in
There's something strange taking place in Grove and throughout northeast Oklahoma Saturday, as the Second Annual Jody Williams Memorial Benefit gets underway. The event, organized by Jacque Gathright and Geri Williams in conjunction with the South Grand ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 3:39 pm
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  US Accused of Stalling Weapons Talks
The United States on Thursday rejected claims by Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams that it is trying to stall negotiations on an international agreement to ban cluster bombs — without even attending talks on the treaty.
Posted on 20 February 2008 | 12:56 am
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  MichaelLevin11: Jody Williams, Nobel Peace
MichaelLevin11: Jody Williams, Nobel Peace laureate: "I wish I could take a knee with Kaepernick" https://t.co/k1iVzQAjfJ
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:25 am
  twotrees: RT @PeaceJam: "If you really
twotrees: RT @PeaceJam: "If you really want to make a change, just get up off your *@^ and do it." – Jody Williams
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:25 am
  ronyveliz692: RT @NobelWomen: #TBT to Jody
r@@yveliz692: RT @NobelWomen: #TBT to Jody Williams and Rigoberta Menchú Tum in solidarity with Mayan women at Sepur Zarco trial in 2016 #WomenLandPeace…
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:25 am
  EKristinaMK: RT @PeaceJam: "If you
EKristinaMK: RT @PeaceJam: "If you really want to make a change, just get up off your &%! and do it." – Jody Williams
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:25 am
  Spooky_Fashion: RT @ShadowLeagueTSL: Nobel
Spooky_Fashi%#: RT @ShadowLeagueTSL: Nobel Peace Prize winner Jody Williams is down with Colin Kaepernick: https://t.co/1EbFV80b1P https://t.co/EKylizy9Du
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 5:25 am
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  Resolved Question: Can anyone explain me
What does this paragraph mean? Jody, Williams whose global campaign against land mines won the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, found a fan in Britain's late Princess Diana. Others are treated like rock starts themselves: Mention Paul Farmer, the public-health innovator and subject of the bestseller "Mountains Beyond Mountains," and grown graduate swoon like tweens at a boy band concert.
Posted on 2 May 2013 | 3:38 pm
  Resolved Question: I am meeting Jody
Posted on 21 April 2012 | 3:26 pm
  Resolved Question: I'm meeting Jody
I'm meeting Jody Williams, the noble prize winner. What should I ask her?
Posted on 21 April 2012 | 2:20 pm
  Resolved Question: This or that 1980 popular
I will go 1-15 vs names that fall anywhere between 200-1000 for both genders. I don't like many of the names, so you don't have to either. Just choose one you hate least. This is for fun. Answer closest to mine gets best answer. Michael vs. Grant (217) Christopher vs. Andy (237) Jason vs. Toby (304) David vs. Isaiah (438) James vs. Avery (568) Matthew vs. Chance (606) Joshua vs. Monte (700) John vs. Ari (717) Robert vs. Trey (758) Joseph vs. Torrey (826) Daniel vs. Paris (847) Brian vs. August (853) Justin vs. Kirby (868) William vs. Zebulon (931) Ryan vs. Shay (965) Jennifer vs. Olivia (231) Amanda vs. Jody (293) Jessica vs. Cassie (315) Melissa vs. Marsha (396) Sarah vs. Betsy (413) Heather vs. Clarissa (489) Nicole vs. Araceli (539) Amy vs. Brenna (612) Elizabeth vs. Sadie (657) Michelle vs. Mackenzie (722) Kimberly vs. Adrianna (823) Angela vs. Farrah (892) Stephanie vs. Tai (939) Tiffany vs. Jessi (984) Christina vs. Kati (999) BQ: Favorite(s)? BBQ: Least favorite(s) Star for more. If I get 7 stars, I will make thianor that of names of similar style from 1970. (I will put names I like up against eachother, names I think are funny up against eachother, names I don't mind up against eachother, etc.)
Posted on 25 November 2011 | 10:56 am
  Resolved Question: Which names you love from
allison anna audrey ariel ashley abigail beth belle brian benjamin austin alec alexis aaron andrew caleb corey ciara christopher christian deedee dakota dylan diana emma echo elizabeth eva eve elijah ezekiel faith grace gabrielle gregory hope hunter iris isaiah jillian jeremiah joy jazmine kirsten kherington kevin michaela malachi lily lindy noah ophelia oliver payton queena rachel ryan rita shiloh suri elodie eden amelia nicole winifred wiston william wolfgang xavier zoe zachary zephyr zander patience prudence mercy claire kate justice jody alaska london phoebe nahla winter windy wendy cindy samuel joshua jacob april sunday rose poetry melody evangeline avery spencer robin madison
Posted on 12 November 2011 | 6:09 am



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