Peace & Human Rights

Scouts No More: Family Abandons Militaristic Boy Scouts Organization

Posted by on March 5, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Scouts No More: Family Abandons Militaristic Boy Scouts Organization

A longtime scouting family abandons the militaristic Boy Scouts organization, now a shadow of its former self.

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BRILLIANT: Michio Kaku on War, Peace, and Empire

Posted by on March 4, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights with 4 Comments
BRILLIANT: Michio Kaku on War, Peace, and Empire

In 2005 Michio Kaku was invited to a world peace conference and brought up some very insightful and interesting points, some of which may have been a premonition to the global economic crisis and the global military agenda. Dr. Kaku: “The will of the people is more powerful than the hydrogen bomb”. Governments know this and, as a result, frequently declare war on the people to keep them in line.

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Faces of War: Soldier Portraits Before, During and After War

Posted by on February 28, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights with 2 Comments
Faces of War: Soldier Portraits Before, During and After War

Many times pictures speak louder than stories: by creating a time-lapse portrait series of soldiers before, during and after the war, Lalage Snow reveals more about their psychological drama then their own words could.

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Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan Talks About the Upcoming ‘Tour de Peace’

Posted by on February 26, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan Talks About the Upcoming ‘Tour de Peace’

Abby Martin talks to peace activist, Cindy Sheehan, about ‘Tour de Peace’ – an ambitious initiative to bike across the country and demand an end to US wars and militarism. Cindy Sheehan and others are planning a bike ride from Casey Sheehan’s grave in Vacaville, CA to Washington, DC to demand true and positive change.

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Former Sex Trafficking Victim Shines Light On Dark Underworld Of Super Bowl

Posted by on February 2, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights with 1 Comment
Former Sex Trafficking Victim Shines Light On Dark Underworld Of Super Bowl

“When they come to these kinds of events, the first thing you’re told is how many you’re gonna perform a day,” she said Friday. “You’ve got to go through 25 men a day, or you’re going through 50 of them. When they give you that number, you better make that number.”

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The Boiling Point of Aaron Swartz’s Suicide

Written by on January 16, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights, Politics with 0 Comments
The Boiling Point of Aaron Swartz’s Suicide

The more I read about Aaron Swartz, the more he seemed like a hero from an Ayn Rand novel. Unfortunately, accompanying his Randian hero-like intelligence, moral IQ, and frustration that the rest of the population ignorantly resists progression was the nonfiction of his flaws. Swartz was too idealistic to work within the confines of the system, but instead of being able to trudge on heroically against the wrongs of our government, was human enough to let the fear of it dictate his present and erase his future.

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Peace Is Free

Posted by on January 10, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights, Relationships & Sex with 1 Comment
Peace Is Free

All conflict is the result of holding grievances and our refusal to love one another. If we fail to extend our love to include everyone, in the same way that Love loves everyone and everything, then we have blocked the awareness of our own reality, which is completely loving, and totally at peace.

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Israel and Iran: A love story? Designing a Vision Of Peace.

Posted by on January 2, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights, Relationships & Sex with 1 Comment
Israel and Iran: A love story? Designing a Vision Of Peace.

When war between Israel and Iran seemed imminent, Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry shared a poster on Facebook of himself and his daughter with a bold message: “Iranians … we [heart] you.” Other Israelis quickly created their own posters with the same message — and Iranians responded in kind.

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