Peace & Human Rights

How A Terrorist’s Son Chose A Life of Peace

Posted by on November 27, 2014 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
How A Terrorist’s Son Chose A Life of Peace

Zak Ebrahim, son of convicted terrorist Alsaid Nosara, and the Author of “The Terrorist’s Son” shares how he chose a life of peace and respect for others instead of following in his father’s footsteps.

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I Am a Patriot. Stop This Madness. No More Killing In Our Names.

Posted by on November 17, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 1 Comment
I Am a Patriot. Stop This Madness. No More Killing In Our Names.

On Thursday, November 13, I dropped down in my seat at the hearing room of the House Armed Services Committee on the Administration’s Strategy and Military Campaign against ISIL, a little depressed at what was to come. More war, less hope for peace. Just two days earlier, on Veterans Day, I was at the widely advertised and well attended “Concert for Valor” on the National Mall. Veterans Day was previously known as Armistice Day, started after WWI as a day to celebrate an end to war. Now it’s a day to glorify warriors, and I was threatened with arrest for having a sign that read “Celebrate the Peacemakers.”

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Detroit Activists Resist Bankruptcy Plan

Posted by on November 12, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & 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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Breaking Video: Net Neutrality Advocates Blockade FCC Chairman’s Georgetown Home

Posted by on November 10, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 2 Comments
Breaking Video: Net Neutrality Advocates Blockade FCC Chairman’s Georgetown Home

Advocates for net neutrality blockaded FCC Chair Tom Wheelers driveway this morning, chanting “Don’t let the Internet die. Time to reclassify!” and singing “Which side are you on Tom? Are you with the people or with the Telecoms?” Meanwhile, the White House has reversed its position on Net Neutrality.

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Action Alert: Hold Israel Accountable for Its Actions in East Jerusalem

Posted by on November 6, 2014 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Action Alert: Hold Israel Accountable for Its Actions in East Jerusalem

Act now to persuade VP Biden to show tough love and challenge American Jewish leaders’ de-facto support for expanded settlements, the demolition of Palestinian homes, segregated bus lines, and the source of many of the tensions we’re seeing now, the “Judaization” of East Jerusalem.

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Rise Up America, Rise Up!

Rise Up America, Rise Up!

The time has come when America must rapidly transform its values through a more inclusive and spiritual vision, based upon a just sharing of the world’s resources. It is up to you, the youth of America, to lead the way by organizing a non-stop demonstration in every state, until that nationwide wave of peaceful protest eventually catches on globally.

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Freestyle Gardening Movement: Putting Free Food Everywhere!

Freestyle Gardening Movement: Putting Free Food Everywhere!

A Goodfluence Garden is a place where food is free, healthy, organic, and sustainably grown. Goodfluence Gardens create a culture that is less dependent on money and the industrial agriculture system that is currently harming our people, animals, and natural resources.

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Are you a master of the system – or a slave to it?

Are you a master of the system – or a slave to it?

Marcus T Anthony (PhD) is a futurist of the human mind, writer and spiritual adviser. His web site is www.mind-futures.com. The following is an extract from his upcoming book, Champion of the Soul. Though the passage uses masculine pronouns, a Champion of the Soul can equally be male or female.   The Champion of the […]

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Our Souls Turned into Weapons

Posted by on October 16, 2014 in Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 1 Comment
Our Souls Turned into Weapons

Jacob George’s suicide last month — a few days after President Obama announced that the US was launching its war against ISIS — opens a deep, terrible hole in the national identity. George: singer, banjo player, poet, peace warrior, vet. He served three tours in Afghanistan. He brought the war home. He tried to repair the damage

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Popular Resistance: The People Are Ready for Action

Popular Resistance: The People Are Ready for Action

The people are rising with recent major events including the Ferguson October massive march to end police brutality and racism in St. Louis, the European-wide day of actions against the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TAFTA) and the Global Frackdown.

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Pages for Peace: Inspirational Kids and Determined Teacher Launch a Project to Change the World

Pages for Peace: Inspirational Kids and Determined Teacher Launch a Project to Change the World

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of The United Nations, told Betsy Sawyer, her students and assembled guests at the JFK Presidential Library that their afterschool “peace club is an inspiration to the world.”

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Malala’s Stunning Acceptance Speech for Nobel Peace Prize Is Awe Inspiring

Posted by on October 13, 2014 in Inspirational, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Malala’s Stunning Acceptance Speech for Nobel Peace Prize Is Awe Inspiring

Malala Yousafzai’s speech in accepting the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize is awe inspiring. Malala, who is the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient, spoke about her human rights work around education and saving the minds of other women under terrorism’s rule.

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Peace Through Synchronized Global Meditation

Posted by on September 22, 2014 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Peace & Human Rights with 1 Comment
Peace Through Synchronized Global Meditation

One initiative that is expanding throughout religious and spiritual groups, as well as on blogs and other social media sites is globally synchronized meditation/prayer gatherings.

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Individuality and Spirituality in the Age of Institutional Rule

Individuality and Spirituality in the Age of Institutional Rule

Throughout our society is a misguided, socially polarized perspective. No matter the subject, no matter the related tangential beliefs, the divergence can be summarized via one simple divider – institutionalization or individuation.

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‘You Are Not a Loan’: Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt

‘You Are Not a Loan’: Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt

An offshoot group of Occupy Wall Street, the Rolling Jubilee, made a historic achievement as the collective bought and abolished nearly $4 million in debt owed by thousands of students.

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