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Ferguson: Riot Double-Standard, Smoke and Mirrors Grand Jury & Activists Demand Accountability – Abby Martin

Posted by on November 25, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
Ferguson: Riot Double-Standard, Smoke and Mirrors Grand Jury & Activists Demand Accountability – Abby Martin

Abby Martin Breaks the Set on the Riot Double-Standard, Activists on the Ground in Ferguson, Banned Tear Gas and Smoke and Mirrors Grand Jury.

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Global Survey: Internet Access Should Be a Human Right

Posted by on November 25, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
Global Survey: Internet Access Should Be a Human Right

Without Internet accessibility for all, ‘world’s full potential for prosperity and innovation’ will be stifled, think tank says

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To End Hunger, Empower Women: Study

Posted by on November 24, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
To End Hunger, Empower Women: Study

We must not tolerate discrimination against women and instead, demand a comprehensive approach to women’s empowerment that includes applying a gender lens to all programs and policies.’

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Offering Model for World, Students in the UK March for ‘Free Education’

Posted by on November 19, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
Offering Model for World, Students in the UK March for ‘Free Education’

‘We are determined,’ said students organizers in a joint letter, ‘to build a movement too big to ignore that puts free, accessible and public education back on the political agenda.’

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Taiwan Buddhists Transform Plastic Waste Into Clothing, Toys and Suitcases

Posted by on November 18, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
Taiwan Buddhists Transform Plastic Waste Into Clothing, Toys and Suitcases

Millions of discarded plastic bottles that might normally land in Taiwan’s trash are being diverted into the hands of Buddhists, becoming items of transformation — although not of a strictly spiritual nature.

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Fossil Free Canada Convergence Deepens an International Movement

Posted by on November 16, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
Fossil Free Canada Convergence Deepens an International Movement

As a junior in college, I helped to organize a conference at my alma mater, Swarthmore. A number of us had traveled to Appalachia two years prior on a school-funded trip to visit with communities resisting mountaintop removal coal mining there. Upon returning, we decided to start what would become the country’s first fossil fuel divestment campaign.

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Net Neutrality: A Case Study in People Power

Posted by on November 16, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
Net Neutrality: A Case Study in People Power

Even in a government corrupted by money, united and mobilized people who act strategically with creative tactics can win. Winning the battle for the future of the Internet is one that will impact each of us, and we all must take responsibility for it.

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Tap Into Your Seventh Chakra Right ~ TO KNOW

Posted by on November 15, 2014 in Conscious Living, Intentions, Thrive, World News with 0 Comments
Tap Into Your Seventh Chakra Right ~ TO KNOW

In the seventh chakra, we have the opportunity to experience direct knowing – absolute connection with the pure intelligence of the Cosmos. Typically, we experience this in short, ephemeral bursts.

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Music and Symbolism Mark 25th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall

Posted by on November 10, 2014 in Videos, World News with 0 Comments
Music and Symbolism Mark 25th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall

Around 8,000 helium balloons have been released at the end of a weekend of events for the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down. The balloons traced the course of the Wall, which for decades had come to symbolize the Cold War. The Berlin State orchestra played Beethoven’s “Ode to joy”- which is also the European anthem – in front of the Brandenburg gate. Over a million people from around the world attended various celebratory events.

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3 Ways Humanity Will Never Be The Same

Posted by on November 9, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
3 Ways Humanity Will Never Be The Same

Taking a pulse check of the conscious awakening of humanity on all levels, it is sometimes difficult to describe the feelings and experiences we are all encountering. As covered in the recent documentary Collective Evolution III, many signs and yardsticks seem to concur with the filmmakers’ findings that we are riding the wave of something big. One thing is for sure: communities, societies, and the world are in the midst of throwing off any attempts at oppressive control and suppression of information with no signs of stopping.

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Weird Places: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave

Posted by on November 3, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
Weird Places: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave

SciShow explores a place that’s as beautiful as it is dangerous: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave, where chemistry has created the world’s largest crystals — but in an environment so hostile that you’d only survive a few minutes if you saw them without the right protection.

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‘Unprecedented Mobilization': Hundred Thousand Rise Against Irish Water Tax

Posted by on November 2, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
‘Unprecedented Mobilization': Hundred Thousand Rise Against Irish Water Tax

Over 100 demonstrations held across Ireland protesting austerity scheme to tax, privatize water supply

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Nobel Laureate Malala Donates $50,000 to Gaza

Posted by on October 30, 2014 in World News with 1 Comment
Nobel Laureate Malala Donates $50,000 to Gaza

Young Pakistani activist to donate all of World’s Children’s Prize proceeds to UNRWA

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TPIP: The Most Important Thing You‘ve Never Heard Of

Posted by on October 29, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
TPIP: The Most Important Thing You‘ve Never Heard Of

Well, thanks to some encouraging ruckus in the last few months, you may actually have heard of TTIP: the anodynely-acronymed “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership”. In plain English, it’s a massive trade deal between the EU and North America which could affect everything from healthcare choices to government banking regulations to the air we breathe. (And it gets better, TPP is the US-Asia Pacific counterpart.)

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‘A Generation Cast Aside': Child Poverty On Rise in World’s Richest Countries

Posted by on October 28, 2014 in World News with 0 Comments
‘A Generation Cast Aside': Child Poverty On Rise in World’s Richest Countries

Since 2008, child poverty has increased in a majority of the 41 most affluent nations, UNICEF report finds

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