Monthly Archives: January 2015

January 2015

From NATION OF CHANGE

Meet the Extreme Super Rich – These 80 People Own More Than the World’s Poorest 3.6 Billion

Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting In New York

While income inequality is becoming greater, the rich continue to get richer. Yet, this is no accident—the central bank and government policy are to blame. “It’s not a recession, it’s a robbery.”

Published: February 4, 2015 | Authors: Michael Krieger … Continue reading

Dear Avaazers everywhere, 

Boko Haram Alice Walkers Garden Boko Haram just used a 10-year-old girl as a bomb-detonator right after massacring up to 2,000 people. But the government and the international community are hardly responding. Let’s call for an emergency UN Security Council meeting now:
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Boko Haram just used a 10-year-old girl as a bomb-detonator right after massacring up to 2,000 people.… Continue reading

The Energy Of The Wave

For the people of Africa
(facing armored tanks and other weapons they did not make)

©2015 by Alice Walker

As a child I sensed
But did not
Grasp
The power
Of prayer.
It was my innocence
Of the depths
That kept me unaware.
How could the passion of the heart
Sent flying toward others
Through humble words
Change anything?
Or,… Continue reading

¡Feliz cumpleaños, Martin! (15de enero, 1929). Estos son los hijos tuyos y de Ella Baker. La piedra que el constructor rechazó: una piedra angular de empatía, reciprocidad, de no rendirse y de amor.

Vea a los activistas de Ferguson enviar un mensaje de “amor y lucha” a Palestina.

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARTIN! (JANUARY 15, 1929)  THESE ARE YOUR AND ELLA BAKER’S CHILDREN.  THE… Continue reading

3 years since the murder of Abir Aramin, 10 years old.

Abir Aramin was shot in the head but nobody shot her

Please also read, A Propos IASA Letter of Refusal 
http://iasa-refuse.org/a-propos-iasa-letter-of-refusal

Nurit Peled-Elhanan writes…

On Sunday 10 July 2011, 8 Tammuz, the legal seal of approval was given to the book “The King’s Torah” [1] by The High Court of Israel that ruled… Continue reading

BREAKING THE SILENCE:

IDF SOLDIER CALLS AMERICA TO STAND UP TO ISRAEL WAR CRIMES

Saudi Government Imposes Sentence of 1,000 Lashes Against Activist Blogger


The Saudi Arabian government has issued a series of 1,000 public lashings and 10 years in prison to an activist blogger Raif Badawi for insulting Islam. U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki requested an end to this punishment, but it does not look like Saudi authorities will end this brutality.

Published: January 11, 2015 |… Continue reading

Beverly Johnson

I Believe the Women

©2015 by Alice Walker

I believe the women.

Whatever the reason
For their delay
In coming forth,
I believe they would not
Come forward now
Except to feel sane
And clean
Again.
Sisters keep your heads up.
I also feel compassion
For the old man.
How can I not?
I love old men,
Partly because
it takes so… Continue reading

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