RIP Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the 1980s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, has died at the age of 75, New York media reported on Sunday.
As if our annual custom, people from all over the world are invited to write on the subject of peace, create and fly a peace globe (like those found HERE) and post on social media, blogs, Twitter, Instagram, wherever you are online. Click here for a collection of free peace templates to use.
No time in my historical memory can I relate more to an era of time and space on planet Earth when every word spoken carried more weight than it does now. And they’re not all good for the planet. Or for us.
How do we know who is telling the truth?
Washington says that satellite images show the attack was not launched from Yemen as Houthi rebels claimed. Both Iran and Iraq have rejected involvement in the attack that has threatened global oil supplies.
No it will not. The extra voters who waited hours in line to vote for President Obama were not drawn to Hillary and will not be there for Biden either. The Democratic front-runner leads in the polls among African-Americans, and older black voters admire him. But it’s not “locked down,’’ said one party strategist.
Bully boy on his way down!
Breaking ‘manacles’ comments come a day before PM travels for Brexit talks in Luxembourg
European officials reacted with exasperation on Sunday as Boris Johnson compared himself to the Incredible Hulk throwing off the shackles of the EU the day before he is due to travel to Luxembourg for talks in pursuit of a Brexit deal.
No 10 struck a combative tone before the scheduled meeting with European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker saying Johnson would tell him that the UK must reject any new Brexit deadline.
Dozens of Israeli settlers, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, attacked on late Saturday night Palestinian homes in Al-Haraiq neighborhood in Hebron throwing stones and burning bottles at them.
Local sources said that dozens of settlers from the Kiryat Arba illegal settlement, which was built on the lands and properties of the Palestinians east of Hebron, attacked the homes under the protection of Israeli soldiers.
The settkers broke a number of windows while chanting racist slogans, spreading fear and panic among the children.
The residents of these homes called on international and human rights organizations for immediate actions in order to stop what they called settler terrorism supported by the occupation authorities, who in turn provides them with protection.
Turning racism into nationalism is always wrong on every level. Recall that Chinese labor built western railroads and were then excluded marginalized and… A Chinese train maker, the world’s largest, has contracts in Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston, but Congress may block it from securing any new contracts in the United States.
The question should be: what will you say to the parents of a child who dies because you joined an anti-rationalism movement against necessary vaccinations? In New York, as new immunization laws take effect, there has been a surge in parents home schooling their children.
It is almost too late for impeachment. The 25th amendment is untested. The ballot box offers our only remaining hope
Culture War is Class War disguised. The Wealthy Elite--the "Filthy Rich"--foment Culture War in society to distract and cover their real economic motives. Culture War, Class War explores the resulting cultural divide--how it was instigated and kept alive for fifty years in America by certain elite powers and how and why they choose to benefit while tearing families in two and keeping America paralyzed.
an A to Z guide to Vaccines
Arabic Literature and Translation
Second Look Behind the Headlines
Why people hate the truths of the world.
that all men are created equal
THOUGHTS FOR THE POST-2008 WORLD
Wellness Leadership Education
Essays on economic crisis, decoding dominant ideologies and creating a better world
Foregrounding voices of colour
"It is the duty of every man, as far as his ability extends, to detect and expose delusion and error"..Thomas Paine
living in the shoes of a woman
A Letter Never Received
His mom, kind of.
A Unique Decade in American History
words infused with art
"The silence of the night awakens my soul"