Posts Tagged ‘lessons’

Timely Lessons About Tyranny from the Father of the Constitution

James Madison, often referred to as the “Father of the Constitution,” once predicted that the Bill of Rights would become mere “parchment barrier,” words on paper ignored by successive generations of Americans. How right he was. Source

6 lessons for climate activists in turbulent times

With astonishing victories and new innovations in organizing over the past year and a half, the climate movement continues to build power and supply hope amid a worsening crisis. Source

Forgive but Never Forget: Lessons from the West African Slave Trade

SHARE | PRINT | EMAIL West Africans endured slavery for 400 years, when 15 million human beings were forcibly captured and sold into bondage. During this era, the world’s major secular and sectarian institutions regarded slaves as no better than animals, but modern West Africans look to the future, adopting a philosophy of forgiving but never forgetting. […]

6 Lessons About Instant E Transfer Loans Canada 24 7 You Need To Learn Before You Hit 40

Borrowers should also compare the rates and fees of multiple lenders prior to you buying a pay day loan. Borrowers who are not able to repay a payday advance should contact their lender immediately to debate alternative repayment options, like a repayment plan or debt consolidation. Borrowers that are considering a payday advance should be […]

Nolte: Woke Marvel Turned ‘Blade’ Into Women’s Film ‘Filled with Life Lessons’

The Disney Grooming Syndicate had originally planned to release Marvel’s reboot of “Blade” this year. You won’t believe the madness that has held it up. Actually, you will… Source

Tory MPS’s Demand That Schools Publish Details About Sex Education Lessons

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has come under pressure from around 70 Conservative MPs to give schools a legal duty to publish the materials used in children’s sex education lessons. A judge had previously ruled […] The post Tory MPS’s Demand That Schools Publish Details About Sex Education Lessons appeared first on The People's Voice. […]

‘Smart’ Meter Update: Late Lessons from Early Warnings, Still

Smart Meters harm trees When ‘Smart’ Meters Kill: The Story of Larry Nikkel — Details Emerge of Vacaville, CA Smart Meter Fire Death By Patricia Burke of Safe Tech International. Images courtesy Floris Freshman “Rather than the road to hell being paved with good intentions, I suggest that the road to hell is paved with unexamined […]

Live to Be 100: Six Lessons from the ‘Land of Immortals’

Originally Published on Vigilant News For the first time in about 100 years, life expectancy in the United States is dropping. We all have our suspicions of a particular medical intervention that could be contributing to it, but even with that aside, Americans aren’t healthy. According to the CDC, 41.9% of Americans aged 20 and […]

5 lessons from UPS workers’ successful bargaining

While the union did not win everything it wanted, it secured a majority of its demands in what it called “the most historic tentative agreement for workers in the history of UPS.” Source

Take The Lessons Learned and Leave the Sheep humans to Their World of S#it

My first life in America I had high hopes for a new land, for a people who were leaving the evil of Europe behind. But they snuck the evil of Europe on board the leaky wooden ships they traveled to America on. I went to war against the British to give Americans a chance at […]

‘Havana Syndrome’ Has Been Debunked, But Will Lessons be Learned?

    When the first “case” was discovered in the Cuban capital in 2016, American diplomats have been dying of unexplained ailments and strange auditory sensations called “Havana syndrome” for seven years. Several people have incurred expensive medical expenditures as a result of these mysterious ailments, forcing some of them into early retirement. Before an […]

Despite the Vietnam War, the US has not yet learnt its lessons…

A historic pact that officially ended the Vietnam War for the United States, formalizing its defeat, was signed in Paris precisely 50 years ago. Following that, the United States halted all combat operations in Vietnam and began withdrawing its troops. The United States’ involvement in this war was and continues to be a stain on its […]

The Great COIN Con: Anthropologists’ Lessons Learned After Two Decades of America’s Failed Counterinsurgency Operations in Afghanistan

NOVEMBER 18, 2022 BY DAVID PRICE FacebookTwitterRedditEmail I wrote the below remarks for a session organized on the topic of “War: contested landscapes, unsettling consequences” at the American Anthropological Association’s (AAA) annual meetings in Seattle last week. The session morphed a bit from the earliest version I was aware of about 14 months ago, just as […]

Lessons from Running for California Schools Chief: Interview

Commentary My friend Lance Christensen’s run for state superintendent of public instruction always was a long shot. He’s an expert on school finances and curriculum, and I got to know him well when he was the chief of staff for state Sen. John Moorlach and I was press secretary. Christensen was going up against not […]

Mikhail Gorbachev’s lessons for the Indian Left

The recent passing of Mikhail Gorbachev triggered memories from the mid-eighties, when as a young communist party activist, I would be constantly confronted with the question, ‘Why are you still fighting for communism? The Soviet Union is being reformed by Gorbachev.’ My retort would be, “In India or elsewhere, we first need to carry out […]

Lessons From Vietnam For Ukraine

Learning no lessons from the failure and mass slaughter of the Korean War in the previous decade, the US military commenced widespread bombing of Vietnam and sent hundreds of thousands of soldiers. At the time, spring 1965,  about 400 US soldiers had died in the conflict. The war was not yet  widely unpopular. Americans who […]

Mixed lessons for Palestine advocacy from the Democratic primaries

Two Democratic primaries in Pennsylvania this week were particularly instructive for advocates of Palestinian freedom and rights but carried very different lessons. Source

ACH (1726) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Lessons To Learn From The Ukraine War

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1726) Dr. Peter Hammond – The Real Lessons To Learn From The Ukraine War Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on March 3 2022, Andy is joined by Dr. Peter Hammond for a show entitled, “The […]

The US Seems Determined to Repeat its Mistakes Regardless of the Lessons to be Learned

Thirty years ago, then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and United States president Ronald Reagan agreed that the then Soviet controlled territory of East Germany could be reunited with the western sector of the country, then known as West Germany. In exchange for this Soviet gesture, Reagan promised that NATO “would not advance one inch to […]

Okay to be #2 – Lessons for America and China

The probability of a hot war between the U.S. and China is surging every day. Both countries are adamant, confident, and feeling insecure. America is not ready to cede its global leadership and the international order it built and maintained since WW2. Meanwhile, China sees an opportunity to assert what it perceives as its rightful […]

Lessons From The National Union Of The Homeless

Above Photo: National Homeless Union Leader Ron Casanova (right) leading a takeover of an empty building in New York City on May 1, 1990. Jeff Greenburg/Skylight. ‘You Only Get What You’re Organized To Take.’ This July, unhoused leaders set up tents in front of Atlanta City Hall to demand a meeting with city officials. They […]

Ministers Warn Parents That Their Unvaccinated Children Could Lose Out On Face To Face Lessons

Government ministers are warning parents that their 12 -15 year old children could lose out on face-to-face learning unless the vaccine take-up improves. Nadhim Zahawi, the Education Secretary, and Sajid Javid, the Health Secretary are seeking to boost a low take-up of the covid jab among teenagers by writing to their parents and insisting that […]

Serious Concerns as Lessons in Normalization Hit Lebanese Schools

September 25, 2021  Source: Al Mayadeen By Rasha Reslan Lebanese parents are left distraught after their kids are “spoon-fed” the Israeli rhetoric in their textbooks. Al Mayadeen English investigates the matter in depth. Many parents described what is happening as a reductive and suspicious contrivance A parent of a Lebanese student blew the whistle after […]

Lessons learned from the escaped Palestinian political prisoners

What are the lessons we, Palestinians, have learned from the successful prison break carried out by six political prisoners earlier this month? This prison break brought Israel’s “mythical” security system to its knees. All Palestinians, whether those living in the 1967 occupied areas, or Israel’s third-class citizens, or refugees living in miserable refugee camps and […]

Lessons From 50 Years Covering Foreign Policy

Above Photo: Shutterstock. After half a century studying the issue, here’s lesson number one: Wars are bad and empire is folly. For over 50 years I have been writing about foreign policy — mostly America’s, but those of other nations as well. I think I have a pretty good grasp of places like Turkey, China, […]

9/11 Truth: Lessons Learned? (video)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / Minds / Odysee  Today, there’s an entire generation who have grown up in the shadow of the towers. Who have never known a world that was not haunted by the hobgoblin of terrorism. Who have never thought twice about giving up the freedoms they barely knew they […]

Divided we fall; some hard lessons for the left and Sikh activists

The recent outburst against Communists by a spokesman of India’s ruling right wing Hindu nationalist BJP should come as a wakeup call for those fighting against each other over the control of an ongoing farmers’ agitation in Punjab. Harinder Singh Kahlon had asked for throwing “comrades” behind bars for instigating the peasantry struggle. The Indian […]

Episode 408 – 9/11 Truth: Lessons Learned?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Today, there’s an entire generation who have grown up in the shadow of the towers. Who have never known a world that was not haunted by the hobgoblin of terrorism. Who have never thought twice about giving up the freedoms they barely knew they had in […]

The True Lessons of the Afghan War

Handover ceremony at Camp Anthonic, from US Army to Afghan Special Forces, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 2, 2021. Disagreements over how to assess the American exodus from Afghanistan have kept the pundits busy these last weeks, even though there wasn’t much to say that hadn’t been said before. For some of them, however, that was […]

Labor Day Lessons From The American Union Movement’s Hidden History

Above Photo: Members Of The United Mine Workers Of America Hold Signs During A Strike Against Alabama’s Warrior Met Coal At The BlackRock Offices In New York On July 28, 2021. Angus Mordant / Bloomberg Via Getty Images File. This year, find inspiration in the bravery and sacrifice of generation after generation of workers who […]

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