Posts Tagged ‘communities’

False Teachers Vex African Communities

Photo Credit: Fietz Fotos Kenya (Mission Network News) — In Africa, many false teachers distort Christianity to their own advantage. The BBC’s Africa Eye recently visited one cult in Uganda known as the Faith of Unity. They teach Jesus did not exist and that their leader had supernatural powers. Reporters also visited the site where […]

Texas Border Communities Brace for Massive Migrant Surge as Title 42 Ending Nears

Communities along the Texas border with Mexico are bracing for a massive surge of migrants that are expected to arrive after the Biden administration implements the end of Title 42 removals. Local and county officials claim they will need the federal government to step up and help as the number of migrants arriving in their […]

Building Communities For A Fascist-Free Future

Above Photo: Zoran Svilar. On August 17, 2019, a coalition of antifascist and progressive groups in Portland, Oregon organized a rally to protest a Proud Boy event planned in the city. The rally had a carnivalesque atmosphere created by PopMob — an antifascist group of concerned Portlanders which seeks to “resist the alt-right with whimsy and creativity” — and brought on […]

Tribal Communities Organize To Stop Sites Reservoir

Tribal activists, drinking water advocates, and commercial and subsistence fishers are asking the public to stand with them in the fight for both the Trinity and Sacramento River salmon by supporting a California state process to restore flows in California’s largest rivers, and by fighting a proposal for a twenty square mile reservoir, the Sites […]

Resolution 194 and the Palestinian call for justice — thoughts for Florida’s Jewish communities

I wrote the piece below in response to — and offering a different perspective from — opinion pieces that have appeared in South Florida’s Jewish newspaper. I am always anxious to engage with Florida’s Jewish communities about these issues and how we can most meaningfully participate in seeking and pursuing justice. The Jewish press has not published […]

How Amish Communities Achieved ‘Herd Immunity’ Without Higher Death Rates, Lockdowns, Masks, or Vaccines

In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, thousands of Amish families took a different approach to COVID-19. Their outcomes are a story you probably won’t hear anywhere in mainstream media. By May 2020, the Amish were through COVID and had obtained herd immunity according to those studying the communities. To get there, they did not implement lockdowns, vaccine […]

How Close are Chinese and jewish Communities in the US?

It is not surprising that jews find allies in the Chinese, who they controlled with the opium trade and then with the introduction of Communism. link Share now! Source

Diesel Emissions In Major US Cities Disproportionately Harm Communities Of Color

Above Photo: Shipping container trucks sit in traffic as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union strikes, putting a halt to most of the work at the busiest seaport complex in the nation on November 29, 2012 in Long Beach, California. David McNew/Getty Images. Diesel Vehicles Represented 5 Percent Of Traffic Through The Urban Areas But […]

SEVAD Interview – Rebel Music, Counter Communities & A Call For Unity In The Age Of Division

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Joining me today is musical artist SEVAD, here to discuss his Rebel Music, and why it is so important to use our individual mediums to stand up for our rights in this time of rising tyranny, and unit our […]

Honor Indigenous Communities Leading The Way On Climate Justice

Above photo: Joey Montoya, Indigenous Rising Media. As the legacy of colonialism destroys our environment, Indigenous Peoples are at the forefront of fighting back. When Christopher Columbus landed on Turtle Island, which we now call North America, he brought with him a goal of making profit — of taking from the land and people to create commerce. Today, […]

Gentrification And The End Of Black Communities

Census data show that gentrification is accelerating Black displacement. Brooklyn, New York is the epicenter of gentrification, the displacement of Black people from cities in this country. Recently released census data shows that neighborhoods like Bedford-Stuyvesant , which was nearly all Black for decades, no longer has a Black majority. Bedford-Stuyvesant’s white population rose by 30,000 from 2010 […]

When Communities Reject The Throwaway Economy

Here’s how a growing number of communities across Europe are speeding up the shift to more resilient economies and supply chains. Rethinking the way we create, use, and dispose of our everyday products. The world’s resources are limited, but we are living as if they weren’t. Our current economic system is based on extracting raw […]

Poll: More Voters Want More Police in Their Communities as Crime Escalates

A Hill-HarrisX poll released Wednesday shows more voters want to boost police numbers in their communities rather than diminish them. Forty-four percent of registered voters in the July 8-9 survey said they want more police and policing activity in their community, the Hill reports. By contrast, just seven percent of respondents said they want less […]

FEMA to Deploy “Delta Variant” Response Teams Across US to Communities with Low Vaccination Rates

The Biden Administration will be deploying “Delta variant” response teams across the country to communities with low vaccination rates. The teams will be made up of officials from the CDC, Department of Health and Human Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to CNN.  The government officials will be focused on communities with low […]

Communities Of Color Want Wood Pellet Byproducts Out Of Their Neighborhoods

Above Photo: The Raging Grannies gathered at Halifax Mall to protest, singing songs like “Where is Cooper?”. Ellie Heffernan. And out of their lungs. Belinda Joyner describes her home of Northampton County as a dumping ground for undesirable uses—hog farms, landfills. Northampton was also slated to host the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s compressor station before the project was canceled. […]

Together, We Can Choose A Different Future For Appalachian Communities

Above Photo: Dllu/WikiMedia Commons. Over the course of my career, I have been humbled by what the people in the Ohio River Valley have given to me. I recall those community members who kindly served me coffee made with bottled water because their wells had been compromised by the then-new fracking industry; gifts of home-grown […]

Wade in the Wastewater: U.S. Communities Still Testing Poop for COVID-19; Spikes May Lead to Public Health Measures

By B.N. Frank Last year scientists across the U.S. and around the world started collecting and analyzing sewage to track COVID-19 (see 1, 2).  Despite reports of a steady decline in U.S. COVID cases and 50% of Americans now being vaccinated, taxpayer dollars are still being spent to test wastewater – maybe even in your […]

Greek Australians: One of Australia’s Most Vibrant Communities

Greek-Australians on Australia Day. Credit: Chris Phutully/ CC BY 2.0 Greek-Australians are one of the largest minority groups in the country, and they have a long history in Australia. According to recent census data, more than 422,000 people in Australia said that they have Greek, Greek Cypriot or Greek Vlach ancestry. This begs the question: […]

Our Biggest Jails Are Frontline Environmental Justice Communities

Above photo: Grist / Joe Sohm / Visions of America / Universal Images Group via Getty Images. The three biggest county jail systems in the U.S. demonstrate how incarcerated people are uniquely exposed to environmental hazards. For more than half a century, 441 Bauchet Street has been the address where Los Angeles’ most stark social […]

Protests over Jerusalem tensions spread to Arab communities throughout Israel

Arab members of left-wing parties slam police for stopping buses headed to Jerusalem Arab politicians in left-wing Zionist parties slam police after officers stopped buses of Arab Israelis headed to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, where the police say some passengers were planning to riot. “At this moment racist selection is taking place […]

Meron tragedy impacts world’s Jewish communities’ mental health

The global impact of the tragedy in Meron, the most devastating civilian disaster in Israel’s modern history, is like few tragedies in recent memory – and Jewish communities around the world are requesting increased mental health support to overcome the trauma.  “In today’s interconnected world, where the images, videos and stories are broadcast around the […]

Exclusive–Pastors Welcome Rise in Private and Homeschooling in Black Communities

Pastors leading black church communities are confirming the surge in the number of black families choosing private, small schools, and homeschooling for their children, and welcoming the opportunity for more involvement in K-12 education by black churches. Pastor Cecil Blye of More Grace Ministries Church in Louisville, Kentucky, told Breitbart News he and his fellow […]

JFNA CEO on Independence Day: ‘Our communities rallied to support each other’

 “Every State has its own policy, [but] as vaccinations are moving forward, we do expect that most summer camps would be open,” Jewish Federations of North America CEO Eric Fingerhut told The Jerusalem Post, in anticipation of a better summer than last. Speaking during the paper’s weekly Zoomcast, Fingerhut looked back at the challenges the American Jewish community […]

Diaspora communities offered online Yom HaZikaron program by WZO

On Tuesday evening, the State of Israel will mark the beginning of Yom HaZikaron, remembering Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror attacks. This year, for the first time, the World Zionist Organization, in conjunction with the Ministry of Defense, has created a pre-recorded Yom HaZikaron State ceremony for Jewish communities worldwide. The forty-two-minute program, […]

Indigenous communities march for justice a year on from devastating Amazon oil spill

Hundreds of Indigenous activists took to the streets in Ecuador this week to demand justice on the one-year anniversary of the country’s worst oil spill in 15 years. Demonstrators marched through the Amazonian city of Coca to call on authorities to take responsibility for the 16,000 barrels of crude oil that poured into the Coca […]

Pipeline spills over 1,600 gallons of oil near Los Angeles communities

Image Credit: Associated Press More than 1,600 gallons of oil have spilled in the Inglewood Oil Field — the largest urban oil field in the country, where more than a million people live within five miles of its boundaries, the Sierra Club wrote in a statement on Wednesday. The spill was caused by a human […]

From antisemitism to Zoom prayers, how COVID-19 affected Europe’s Jewish communities

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Victorian report recommends tightening laws protecting communities from vilification

Browse > Home / News / Victorian report recommends tightening laws protecting communities from vilification March 3, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article A State parliamentary committee has recommended Victoria should extend its anti-vilification laws to cover a range of attributes not currently specified in legislation including the display of Nazi symbols. Shopper […]

Jewish communities in Texas battle lowest temperatures in century

WASHINGTON – As Texas is experiencing the lowest temperatures in 100 years, local communities’ volunteers are reaching out to make sure that seniors are safe and to distribute hot meals for those in need. Mariam Feist, CEO and President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, told The Jerusalem Post that people were without power […]

In Texas, Jewish Communities Join a Desperately Needed Response

Now the community has repurposed the team, consisting of rabbis from each denomination and the CEOs of local Jewish agencies, to take on a very different kind of crisis: the unfolding effects of an unusual winter storm named Uri that has crippled large swaths of Texas and left millions of people without reliable access to […]

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