Posts Tagged ‘lessons’

What America can learn from China – Lessons from the pandemic

On Dec 31, 2019, I checked out of an exquisite but affordable hotel in Beijing. My first trip to China was coming to a closure and I was simultaneously sad and happy. During the flight back to San Francisco, I was thinking how America’s misconception about China was as large as the Pacific Ocean below […]

Learning the Right Lessons From Meron — and Punishing Those Responsible

Ultra Orthodox Jews look at stairs with waste on it in Mount Meron, northern Israel, where fatalities were reported among the thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered at the tomb of a 2nd-century sage for annual commemorations that include all-night prayer and dance, April 30, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/ Ronen Zvulun Adeeb Joudeh Al Husseini is a […]

Medieval Lessons: The Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic Ever – Killes Any Infections In The Body

Medieval Lessons: The Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic Ever – Killes Any Infections In The Body AMG-NEWS.com / Medeea Greere The basic formula of this powerful tonic dates back to medieval Europe, that is, from the era when people suffered from all sorts of diseases and epidemics. This master cleansing tonic is actually an antibiotic that […]

The missing lessons from Israel’s latest elections

“A major setback” was the recurring term in many news headlines reporting on the outcome of Israel’s general elections of March 23. While this depiction specifically referred to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s failure to secure a decisive victory in the country’s fourth elections in two years, this is only part of the narrative. Certainly, […]

Ever Given: ‘Lessons need to be drawn to improve safety,’ says maritime expert

Lessons need to be learned from the running aground of the Ever Given, the massive container ship that was stuck in the Suez Canal for nearly a week, an expert in maritime affairs has told Euronews. Captain Jamil Sayegh, who has experience navigating the Suez Canal, said accidents happen especially in difficult conditions, “but we […]

Pandemic perspective: the Covid-19 lessons we’ve learned

In March of 2020, Covid-19 disrupted every facet of our world. It appeared to arrive everywhere at once and within a year half a million Americans were dead. Covid-19 quickly exposed challenges in the nation’s pandemic response. There was a national skepticism toward collective action and no federal mandate to get the virus under control. […]

Abolitionist Rabbis: Their Urgent Lessons for Today

As the first half of the nineteenth century ended, Americans faced an urgent matter of conscience. The enslavement of human beings, central to the U.S. economy, was tearing the country apart. The situation called for spiritual and moral leadership. Most American Jews at the time were of European descent. And as a group, they were […]

COVID lessons: Israel’s public health system is working fine, but its schools aren’t

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Lessons From Africa in Black and White

There are 48 independent countries in mainland Africa, yet among Americans the ignorance about this vast continent is staggering.  Few know that for many years, until the latter half of the twentieth century, nearly all these countries had been protectorates or colonies of European nations, the great majority France and Great Britain, with Belgium and […]

Middle East needs to learn lessons from the Holocaust – opinion

We are undergoing a historic change across the Middle East in the wake of the Abraham Accords, moving into an era of greater empathy and compassion as well as a stronger understanding of the concept of coexistence.But even in 2021, we still have many lessons to learn and the Holocaust is an essential pillar of […]

Lessons From Mariame Kaba’s “We Do This ‘Til We Free Us”

Above photo: Side-by-side images of the cover of We Do This ’Til We Free Us, by Mariame Kaba. We can and must collectively build a world without policing, prisons, surveillance, punishment, and capitalism––a world in which all are equipped with the tools to prevent and transform harm, one in which everyone has what they need […]

 Myanmar: Exploiting lessons learnt in the Middle East

Demonstrating for the third week their determination to force the country’s military to return to its barracks, protesters in Myanmar appear to be learning lessons from a decade of protest in the Middle East and North Africa. By the same token, Myanmar’s protesters, in stark contrast to public silence about the military’s brutal repression of […]

The Lessons of Suffering in a Covid-19 World

In June 1990, future South African President Nelson Mandela addressed a joint session of Congress only months after being released from 27 years in a South African apartheid prison. He reminded the political leadership of the United States that “to deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity. To impose on them a wretched […]

Lessons From Down Under: Supporting Indigenous Stewardship

Above photo: From the Kimberley Land Council. Indigenous Guardians across the country are managing lands and waters, protecting important animals like salmon and caribou and ensuring development occurs responsibly. We are caring for lands and waters we love on behalf of our Nations. This work is good for the land, and it’s good for people […]

Lessons from the “Gentle Giant” of Outreach, Rabbi Noach Weinberg

Rabbi Noach Weinberg never let failure deter him. Before he founded Aish HaTorah in 1974 as a yeshiva tailored for unaffiliated Jews, he had launched half a dozen others. They all failed. Most Orthodox rabbis thought that Rabbi Weinberg was tilting at windmills, pursuing an impossible dream. Secularism was winning the day. Assimilation and intermarriage […]

 The ‘humanitarian’ left still ignores the lessons of Iraq, Libya and Syria to cheer on more war

The instinct among parts of the left to cheerlead the right’s war crimes, so long as they are dressed up as liberal “humanitarianism”, is alive and kicking, as Owen Jones revealed in a column last week on the plight of the Uighurs at China’s hands. The “humanitarian war” instinct persists even after two decades of […]

Pulling together to tide over the pandemic: Lessons from Bengaluru

Madhu[1], 39, works as an electrician in a private firm in Bangalore. In July 2020, while the pandemic was still at its height, his wife, elderly mother and father and Madhu all tested positive for Covid 19. Madhu lives in a ward in Bangalore where the NGO Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) is actively […]

Eric Weiner Searches for Life Lessons in ‘Socrates Express’

When Eric Weiner chronicled his latest hunt for wisdom, the adventure had lasting impact. Despite his previous titles, The Geography of Bliss, The Geography of Genius, and the spiritual memoir Man Seeks God, the bestselling author discovered a surprising truth. “Before, I was racing through life, trying to accomplish as much as humanly, or super-humanly, […]

Critical Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King For These Times

NOTE: Margaret Flowers and Askia Muhammad will co-host an inaugural special on Pacifica Radio on Wednesday, January 20 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm Eastern. It can be heard on WBAI and WPFW. The theme will be Dr. King’s triple evils and what Biden’s cabinet picks tell us about what we can expect from this administration. […]

Lessons from the Beer Belly Putsch

In Europe we are not accustomed to seeing images on the television of thousands of Americans—right-wingers to boot—breaking the law, overrunning government buildings and violently attacking the police. By rushing the Capitol, the heart of American democracy, President Trump’s supporters demonstrated that they are ready for a fight. Many of these fanatics would love to […]

Lessons From A Decade Of Student Activism In The UK

Above photo: Students demonstrate against cuts and fees in London. November 10, 2010. Andrew Moss / Flickr. The pandemic has exposed the disgraceful failures of market reforms in the British higher education sector. But the resistance of students continues. Ten years ago, tens of thousands of students flooded the streets of London protesting against fees, […]

Capitol Hill Violence and Lessons for Indian Democracy

People all over the globe were shocked and shaken by the event that unfolded at the Capitol Hill in the United States of America in the morning of 7th January, 2021. Some of the politicians used this as an opportunity to hit at the US using this an opportunity to revel on the incidence. Russian […]

Lessons From The Attack On The US Capitol

By Phil Wilayto, Popular Resistance. January 12, 2021 | Strategize! Above photo: Clashes at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, VA, August 12, 2017. Evelyn Hockstein—The Washington Post/Getty Images. What happened Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol was a violent takeover of Congress by a fascist mob, not a “protest by Trump supporters.” And, […]

The Political Lessons Of The Pandemic

Above photo: Image from DSA of New York. And the fight for socialism in 2021. 1. As the New Year begins, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across the globe. This is a world crisis of vast historical significance. The pandemic is a “trigger event” that manifests in a highly concentrated form the contradictions of […]

Lessons from Britain’s Brexit breakthrough

January 1, 2021 by Melanie Phillips – JNS.org Read on for article This New Year’s day, Britain finds itself in a position that few expected even as late as last week. Melanie Phillips With the arrival of 2021, it regains its status as an independent, sovereign nation governed by laws passed by its own democratically […]

Lessons To Be Learned From Washington’s Lethal War Against The World

Lessons To Be Learned From Washington’s Lethal War Against The World Above photo: Evo Morales (left) and Vijay Prashad. Twitter. Vijay Prashad’s investigation of US’s murderous global interventions against socialism and national liberation is a must-read. The latest book from Indian Marxist Vijay Prashad is a passionate critique of the “US-led liberal international order,” in […]

What lessons can we learn from Protests in India?

In the last one decade we are witnessed three major protests in different issues, but the outcome of each protest was the same. The protesters became popular but the issue lost in between the crowd of protesters. The issues are carved to harness more and more crowds irrespective of the issues. The three major protests […]

Christian Group: Compulsory Lessons in Sex and Atheism ‘Could Cause Chaos’ in Welsh Schools

(The Christian Institute) — The Welsh government’s new education bill has been criticized by The Christian Institute for its controversial plans for religious education and sex education subjects. The Curriculum and Assessment (Wales) Bill scraps all existing safeguards with nothing offered in their place and imposes a compulsory “Relationships and Sexuality Education” curriculum on all […]

Abuela is always right, and other lessons from Florida 2020

From left: Martha, Diana, Sabrina, Gloria | Sabrina Rodriguez/POLITICO Illustration/Bill Kuchman It’s an unspoken rule not to talk politics at the dinner table — unless you have a podcast recording, then it’s fine! POLITICO’s Sabrina Rodriguez gets real with her Cuban family — abuela Diana, aunt Gloria and mom Martha — about their 2020 votes, […]

Why trolls keep ‘Zoom-bombing’ your kid’s lessons – and how to stop it

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