Posts Tagged ‘lives’

Five Years Later, Do Black Lives Matter?

Five Years Later, Do Black Lives Matter? Above Photo: From Blackagendareport.com Five years since its inception, a look at what the Black Lives Matter movement accomplished and the important work it left unfinished. “Today, there are few signs of the grassroots Black Lives Matter movement that in its first years captured the imagination and hopes of […]

Return to Russia: Crimeans Tell the Real Story of the 2014 Referendum and Their Lives Since

SIMFEROPOL, CRIMEA — In early August I traveled to Russia for the first time, partly out of interest in seeing some of the vast country with a tourist’s eyes, partly to do some journalism in the region. It also transpired that while in Moscow I was able to interview Maria Zakharova, spokeswoman of the Foreign […]

VIVEKANANDA: The Common Thread that Runs Through the Lives of Tesla, Tolstoy, Salinger  and Bernhardt 

  MY SWEET LORD The swami Vivekananda, the Bengali monk who brought yoga to the United States, meditating in London, in 1896. COURTESY OF VEDANTA SOCIETY   What Did J.D. Salinger, Leo Tolstoy, and Sarah Bernhardt Have in Common? The surprising—and continuing—influence of Swami Vivekananda, the pied piper of the global yoga movement By A. […]

Global Transmutation is Here: Let’s Make Our Lives Epic!

September 3rd, 2019 By Open Contributing writer for Wake Up World We are no longer on the cusp of great change in the World. We are no longer on the brink. We are RIGHT IN the midst of the most powerful Transmutation process in the Earth’s history. On the surface it is far from petty: climate crisis, environmental destruction, […]

’50-year-old Palestinians… have never lived in freedom their whole lives,’ Rivera says on Fox, defending Tlaib

https://thehill.com/homenews/house/457600-liberal-democrat-eyes-aid-cuts-to-israel-after-omar-tlaib-denied-entry “Liberal Democrat eyes aid cuts to Israel after Omar, Tlaib denied entry” The Hill, August 15/19 “A leading progressive lawmaker is eyeing funding cuts to Israel to protest the country’s stunning decision to bar entrance to Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar (Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (Mich.). “Citing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ‘disrespect’ for the U.S. […]

How Shelter Cats Are Changing Prisoners Lives In Indiana

The Facts: U.S. Attorney General William Barr is one of many who are openly questioning the circumstances behind Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide. Reflect On: What does it mean if multiple world leaders, philanthropist and those who we have been made to worship and painted in a very ‘God like’ light are involved in such activity? […]

Vatican Accuses Israel of Risking Monks’ Lives in Fire

The Church of the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, August 28, 2017. Credit: Gil Eliahu The Church of the Transfiguration on Mt. Tabor has asked Israel repeatedly for basic services, including running water, but has been refused. A wildfire Friday caused significant damage due to this “negligence.” by Nir Hasson, reposted from Ha’aretz The Vatican’s custodian […]

Yemeni Civilians in Crowded Market Pay with Their Lives as Trump Keeps Building Saudi Arsenal

SADAA, YEMEN — At least 14 civilians, including four children, were killed and at least 26 injured when Saudi Arabia targeted the crowded Al-Thabit Market in the border town of Qataber in Yemen’s Sadaa province on Monday. The airstrike occurred at a time when the market was crowded with shoppers. At least 10 of the […]

‘Our whole lives are here. Where can we go?’

Spending the night with Palestinian families in East Jerusalem, hoping to stop the bulldozers coming to demolish their homes. By A. Daniel Roth Armed Israeli soldiers storm into a Palestinian home in Sur Baher, East Jerusalem ahead of the building’s demolition, early the morning of July 22, 2019. (A. Daniel Roth) I am […]

Deadly Gas and Air Pollution: Cutting UK Farm Emissions in Half Could Save 3,000 Lives a Year

Dairy and beef farms are the most polluting sector, accounting for more than 40% of the total ammonia released in the UK, yet are under no obligation to mitigate or even monitor their air emissions because of a loophole in the regulations. In the absence of official monitoring, the Bureau carried out air tests around […]

Venezuela Sanction To Kill: How US Blockade Is Taking Venezuelans’ Lives

While continuous and intensified sanctions against Venezuela by the United States aim to put pressure on President Nicolas Maduro’s administration they are mostly hurting the country’s population, of which at least 40,000 deaths have been recorded, according to a study released by the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in April 2019. Sanctions against Venezuela by the U.S. […]

Ukrainian Man Claims to "Eat" Only Sunshine and Lives by the Law of Flowers

He feeds only on prana and solar energy. After arriving in a village where he lives, I saw a barefooted man standing on the porch. He was wearing a bright orange dress with the sun embroidered on the chest. The man’s face looked otherworldly, his eyes glistened, and a smile crossed his face. He moved […]

The Eurovision boycott row confirms it: Palestinian lives don’t matter

By Arwa Mahdawi Eurovision has always been an exercise in bad taste, but this year’s event takes things to an extreme. If you want to enjoy the kitschy song contest, which will take place from 14 to 18 May in Tel Aviv, Israel, then you have got to ignore the bloody political context that surrounds […]

Let’s create a long-term healthcare system that actually SAVES lives

(Natural News) How many medical tests, exams, scans, and scams (including surgeries) can Sick-Care-America run on patients without even offering one ounce of preventative advice or natural remedies? It’s unlimited. Today’s medical doctors will tell you that you need to lose weight and/or exercise, but they don’t tell you how, or even […]

What Black Lives Matter Activists Can Teach Us About The Pitfalls And Potential Of Digital Organizing

Interviews with 11 Black Lives Matter social media page administrators highlight the challenges of scaling grassroots activism through digital organizing. According to a recent Economist article, police monitoring of social media as a way of surveilling activists is now commonplace. Given the publicly accessible nature of social media, that should come as no surprise. However, it raises […]

This doctor is literally saving lives with a plant-based diet.

This doctor is literally saving lives with a plant-based diet. Related Posts Man seriously hurt saving wife, 3 kids from East Jerusalem fire; arson suspected A man in his 30s was seriously injured in the early hours on Monday as Stopping Brexit Is About Saving The European Union Authored by Tom Luongo via The Strategic […]

Movement For Black Lives: Attack On Black Leadership

Movement For Black Lives: Attack On Black Leadership Above photo: December 2014 direct action at the Oakland, California Police Department organized under the leadership of The Blackout Collective, #BlackBrunch, and #BlackLivesMatter. (Photo: Blackout Collective) Over the past few months, several Black progressive leaders have been attacked for supporting Palestinian human rights; most notably, Angela Y. […]

As Yemeni Fishermen Risk Their Lives To Feed Their Nation, Saudis Use Them For Target Practice

HODEIDA, YEMEN —  “They told us that if we didn’t confess they would kill us and throw our bodies into the sea for the fish and birds to eat,” recalls Omar Ghalib, a Yemeni fisherman who was kidnapped by Saudi fighters and then tortured while out in his boat late one evening in Yemen’s port city of […]

Black Lives Matter Is Making Single Moms Homeowners

In Louisville, the group is purchasing vacant homes for low-income families to promote stability in the community and fight gentrification. In May, Tiffany Brown and her children will move into a new home in the historic Black neighborhood of West Louisville, Kentucky. A single mother of three, Brown has spent most of her adult life […]

Black Lives Matter At School Makes Educator Unions Stronger

CAN YOU describe the Black Lives Matter at School week of action and how it got started? IT BEGAN as a grassroots effort at John Muir Elementary here in Seattle, where teachers and community members partnered together. It was educators at the school, along with a group called Black Men United to Change the Narrative, […]

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