Human Rights

How Equal Do We Want the World To Be? The Surprising Truth Revealed!

Posted by on April 10, 2015 in Conscious Living, Happiness, Human Rights with 0 Comments
How Equal Do We Want the World To Be? The Surprising Truth Revealed!

Dan Ariely reveals some interesting data on how people view “equality”. Watch as he explains what he found after asking people around the world the very same questions. You’ll be surprised to hear the results!

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I’m Afraid of Committing in a Relationship, HELP!

I’m Afraid of Committing in a Relationship, HELP!

When you commit to Love you commit to what is real. There is never a guarantee that a relationship will work out or that you will feel the same way 10 years from now, let alone 10 months from now. When you commit to loving then no matter what happens to the relationship you “win”. Whether you stay together or not, you grow, evolve and expand. What you can offer is the most authentic expression of your heart to your lover, moment to moment, with the intention of growing together.

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Imprisoned Pastor Visited by Father; Guards Let Them Pray, Worship for Hours

Imprisoned Pastor Visited by Father; Guards Let Them Pray, Worship for Hours

Last week, imprisoned American pastor Saeed Abedini was able to see his father while in an Iranian prison, and the two were able to pray and worship together for hours without intervention, according to his wife Naghmeh.

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Ferguson College Students Urged to Forgo Spring Break for Activism

Posted by on February 25, 2015 in Activism, Conscious Living, Human Rights, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Ferguson College Students Urged to Forgo Spring Break for Activism

A more “serious-minded” spring break in Ferguson, Missouri will focus on students helping the community get back on their feet.

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Calls Himself a “Feminist” & Wants to Know If You’re One Too

Posted by on February 18, 2015 in Awake and Aware, Conscious Living, Human Rights with 0 Comments
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Calls Himself a “Feminist” & Wants to Know If You’re One Too

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt referred to himself as a “feminist” on “The Ellen Show” and created a social media frenzy. Now, as producer of the cable show, HitRecord, he wants to know if YOU are a feminist

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Project Censored #25: “Chaptered Out”: US Military Seeks to Balance Budget on Backs of Disabled Veterans”

Project Censored #25: “Chaptered Out”: US Military Seeks to Balance Budget on Backs of Disabled Veterans”

The US military has been engaged in a policy of forcing wounded and disabled veterans out of service to avoid paying benefits and to make room for new able-bodied recruits. Identifying injured combat soldiers as delinquent and negligent has lead to a practice called “chaptering out” which results in those soldiers being forced to leave the military without an honorable discharge. Because of this, thousands of soldiers have been chaptered out, losing federally sponsored benefits including health care, unemployment, and educational programs.

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Homeless Homed: ‘The Daily Show’ Features Utah’s Awesome Initiative That Gives Homes to the Homeless

Homeless Homed: ‘The Daily Show’ Features Utah’s Awesome Initiative That Gives Homes to the Homeless

The way Utah is addressing the homeless issue caught the attention of “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart. It’s helping shed light on an important issue while also making people laugh. It all started with the many housing units set up to help get homeless off the street. It’s a program called Housing First, and it’s working so well, the state says it has decreased homelessness by 72 percent since 2005. Now, even more people are hearing about its success, thanks to the popular show.

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5 Years After Haiti Earthquake, The Sad State of Democracy and Human Rights

Posted by on January 12, 2015 in Conscious Living, Human Rights with 0 Comments
5 Years After Haiti Earthquake, The Sad State of Democracy and Human Rights

Some things never change. In Haiti, no matter the century or decade in question, one can be certain that: the state and elite are trouncing the rights and needs of the majority, the population is protesting to demand land and justice, and the international community is taking the wrong side.

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TPP Negotiators Hit With Protests That Media Don’t Cover

TPP Negotiators Hit With Protests That Media Don’t Cover

Shouldn’t it be a trade violation to threaten to move someone’s job to another country? Shouldn’t we negotiate trade agreements that increase people’s wages on both sides of a trade border? These are the kinds of agreements we would make if We the People were negotiating trade agreements with representatives of the working people in other countries. Unfortunately that is not the kind of trade agreements that our current trade negotiation process produces.

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10 Ways Human Rights and Democracy Won in 2014 (Yeah, You Heard That Right)

Posted by on December 29, 2014 in Conscious Living, Human Rights with 0 Comments
10 Ways Human Rights and Democracy Won in 2014 (Yeah, You Heard That Right)

In 2014, we saw a lot of brutality. Unarmed black men and women were killed by police, women were raped on college campuses and in military barracks, foreign nationals were tortured, and young and mentally ill Americans were confined for extended periods in solitary confinement in U.S. prisons.

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In Midst of Holiday Shopping, Protesters Disrupt Business-As-Usual to Declare ‘Black Lives Matter’

Posted by on December 21, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Human Rights with 0 Comments
In Midst of Holiday Shopping, Protesters Disrupt Business-As-Usual to Declare ‘Black Lives Matter’

An estimated 3,000 people on Saturday flooded the rotunda and partially shut down the Mall of America, located in Bloomington, Minnesota, demanding an “end to police brutality and racial inequities affecting Black and brown Minnesotans,” according to astatement from the Minneapolis chapter of Black Lives Matter.

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Protest Movements Growing in Sophistication and Effectiveness

Protest Movements Growing in Sophistication and Effectiveness

The movement for social, economic and environmental justice has built a foundation on which to grow. People mobilizing can build their power and shape the future.

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My Birthday Wish for Clean Water

Written by on December 17, 2014 in Environment, Human Rights, Water Crisis with 3 Comments
My Birthday Wish for Clean Water

Almost a billion people on the planet don’t have access to clean drinking water. Every day, 1,400 kids die from water-related illnesses before they reach their fifth birthday. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are simple solutions like drilled wells, spring protections and BioSand filters that help provide clean water to communities around the world.

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The Humane Interrogation Technique That Actually Works

The Humane Interrogation Technique That Actually Works

A study finds that confessions are four times more likely when interrogators adopt a respectful stance toward detainees and build rapport, instead of torturing.

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Detroit Activists Resist Bankruptcy Plan

Posted by on November 12, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Human Rights with 0 Comments
Detroit Activists Resist Bankruptcy Plan

Federal Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes’ approval of the Plan of Adjustment is not in the best interests of Detroiters. The plan, submitted by emergency manager Kevyn Orr, supported by Mayor Duggan and Gov. Snyder, protects banks, gives away public resources, and has no method to revitalize the city.

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