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Archive for Heeten Kalan

17 Dec 2013
by Heeten Kalan
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Moments with Mandela

The local high school in my rural hometown of Louis Trichardt was for whites only, so like many of the town’s Black, Colored and Indian South African children, at the age of twelve I departed for an unknown world. The first time I read the writings of the imprisoned South African leader of the anti-apartheid...

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21 Jan 2013
by Heeten Kalan
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Three Oceans Converging

On a warm and sunny day more than ten years ago, I visited the Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the King Center in Atlanta.

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29 Jun 2010
by Heeten Kalan
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How to Solve Our Economic and Environmental Crises

This post was originally published on Alternet The global economy is still hemorrhaging from the global economic crisis, and we can’t turn on the television or look at the Internet without being reminded of the ecological crises that are unfolding all around us (including, of course, the growing disaster in the Gulf). Yet the answer to...

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