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Activist, writer, researcher, addicted to sharing information and facts.

Mimi Writes…….: Announcing Blog4Peace ~ November 4

Source: Mimi Writes…….: Announcing Blog4Peace ~ November 4

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.

Biden Has Deep Connection to Black Voters. Will It Translate Into Votes?

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.

EU dismay as Boris Johnson compares himself to Hulk

Bully boy on his way down!

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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.

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Settlers attack Palestinian homes in Hebron

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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.

Fearing ‘Spy Trains,’ Congress May Ban a Chinese Maker of Subway Cars

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.

Trump is seriously, frightening, dangerously nuts – and the world is in danger | Robert Reich

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It is almost too late for impeachment. The 25th amendment is untested. The ballot box offers our only remaining hope

In retrospect, what’s most disturbing about “Sharpiegate” isn’t Trump’s clumsy effort to doctor a National Weather Service map or even his brazen move to get the same agency to lie on his behalf.

Related: Republican Trump challengers warn of totalitarian drift in party

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