NBC is facing questions over its decision to pull veteran news correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin out of Gaza just after he personally witnessed the Israeli military’s killing of four Palestinian boys on a Gaza beach. Mohyeldin was kicking a soccer ball around with the boys just minutes before they died.
The name “REDSKINS” came to us from the 1930s; a time before most all of us were born, a time before civil rights or public awareness about racism and bigotry. In truly was a different time then and it is a different time now. Time to make the change.
- Uri Avnery – One makes peace with a whole nation, not with half of it. A peace with the PLO, but without Hamas, would be ineffective from the beginning. However, the United States has fully accepted the Israeli line and threatened the PA with what amounts to a declaration of war if they reconcile with Hamas.
NBA Owner Donald Sterling and his now public racism has put leadership on trial; not only in the USA but around the world. So explore the future of leadership with author Johnny Punish as he examines who has the right to lead in the new 21st century.
I’m tired of the militarization of our police force, the glorification of the military and the humanization of war at the expense of peace, altruism and social cooperation ~ which also happen to be the driving tenets of evolution.
It’s hard to believe that this happened over 80 years ago but this exceptionally rare 7 minute film from 1932 brilliantly shows one of the darkest days in America’s history with actual newsreel footage.
Now there are over 650,000 illegal Israel settlers living in Palestinian territory but the world continues to turn a blind eye to Israel’s blatant disregard for Human rights ~ where 35 laws privilege Jews over Palestinians and apartheid continues to rule.
I’m a huge fan of peace studies as an academic discipline that should be spread into every corner of what we call, with sometimes unclear justification, our education system. But often peace studies, like other disciplines, manages to study only those far from home, and to study them with a certain bias.
The nuclear power industry is an accident waiting to happen and only populist direct action, as demonstrated in Germany, can free a world that is now being held hostage by the nuclear power global corporate elite.
Love is the transmutation agent by which we eventually break free from the suffocating cocoon of ego consciousness and emerge into the freedom and delight of soul consciousness ~ and relationship is the vehicle we ride to that self-fulfilling destination
The Methodist Church in Britain has invited individuals, NGOs, faith groups and government organisations in the UK, Israel/Palestine and beyond to take part in a consultation exercise and answer questions on what it calls “the wider context around BDS“.
We can only be exceptional as a country if we truly live according to the values of our constitution, all our constitution, inclusive of the amendments, of course, and recognize that exceptionalism can only be obtained through morality, through legality, through legitimacy, and not through hypocrisy and not through violence.