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Mixed Blessings: Essay: The Pope’s Children

In the last 15 years, the Republic of Ireland has seen a dramatic economic renaissance that has catapulted its economy into the ranks of the richest in Europe. Rapid change has been a mixed blessing, however, as the march of progress overwhelms much of the traditional charm that has been Ireland's trademark for decades.

Jul 18th, 2006

Mixed Blessings: Interview with Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland, Chairman of BP and Goldman Sachs and UN Special Representative on Migration and Development, discusses the state of Ireland with anchor Daljit Dhaliwal.

Jul 18th, 2006

Mixed Blessings: Glossary for The Pope’s Children

Glossary for David McWilliams' essay The Pope's Children.

Jul 18th, 2006

Mixed Blessings: Timeline: Ireland 1900-2002

Explore the information on Ireland and it's people.

Jul 18th, 2006

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Mixed Blessings: Video: Full Episode

Mixed Blessings looks at Ireland's dramatic transformation from a poor nation to an urbanized and secularized society.

Jul 18th, 2006

Mixed Blessings: Photo Essay: Prosperity and Change in the Emerald Isle

Explore the different facets of Ireland's transformation from a poor nation of devout Catholics to an urbanized, secularized society.

Jul 18th, 2006

Mixed Blessings: Filmmaker Notes: Director Darragh Byrne and Co-producer Erin Chapman

Director Darragh Byrne and Co-producer Erin Chapman discuss the inspiration behind "Mixed Blessings" and the making of the film.

Jul 18th, 2006

Mixed Blessings: Resources




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Democracy in the Rough: Map: Elections 2006: Places, Politics and Players: Kasai-Occidental




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Gangs and Youth Violence Around the World: Europe




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South Africa: Gangs of the Cape Flats




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China: Chinese Triads




Jul 11th, 2006

United States: The Crips




Jul 11th, 2006

18 with a Bullet: Resources

Links to information on El Salvador and gangs in both the U.S. and El Salvador.

Jul 11th, 2006

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