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Below are a collection of news articles from 2005 by and about AIDemocracy.org and its network, some of which first appeared elsewhere. They are reposted here when working links were otherwise not available.

Learning about AIDS, face to face: Global video session gives personal lesson to Stony Brook U. students on how AIDS crisis affects Africa

by Deborah Morris Newsday December 1, 2005 Joshua Cooper acknowledges that he thought of attending Stony Brook University’s World AIDS Day videoconference with students from South Africa and the Ivory Coast as a way to get credit for a philosophy class. But after the meeting, he said he was moved …

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Transcript from KPFT-Houston Local News

by Lisa Cohen KPFT Radio 90.1 FM December 1, 2005 Anchor: In our second look at how Houstonians marked World AIDS Day, Lisa Cohen reports on a cross-country discussion of the disease: Lisa Cohen: In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Americans for Informed Democracy hosted a teleconference linking campuses …

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Ten schools worldwide to participate in USC’s AIDS Day videoconference

by Gina Vasselli The Gamecock November 30, 2005 As part of World AIDS Day events, USC will be connected via videoconference to 10 schools worldwide on Thursday. The videoconference will be held in Gambrell Hall 430 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Students are invited to attend, but only two audience …

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Bed-hopping TV characters skip right over reality

by Sylvester Brown Jr. St. Louis Post Dispatch November 29, 2005 Television makes me feel like an old fuddy-duddy. After watching “Joey” or “Jack” or “Samantha” jump from bed to bed with total strangers on “Friends,” “Will & Grace” and “Sex in the City,” I find myself thinking things like: …

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A More Selfless Us

by Sarah Carr The Daily November 28, 2005 After a four-day Thanksgiving weekend, which includes the biggest shopping day of the year, it’s easy to get caught up in the culture of consumerism we all so willingly practice. But for the more than two billion people in the world who …

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Speakers urge action to end global poverty

Speakers urge action to end global poverty by Jennifer Sullivan The Seattle Times November 23, 2005 The only way to end global poverty is for individuals to take action, the father of Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates said at a lecture in Seattle Tuesday night. Nearly 100 people crowded into a …

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Leaders: Alleviation of poverty possible

by Andrew Sengul The Daily (University of Washington) November 23, 2005 Leaders in the academic, business and nonprofit fields gathered last night to deliver a simple message to UW students: “This is the first generation in world history that has the resources, the technology, and hopefully the political will to …

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