Monthly Archives: March 2015

EVERY WORD THIS WOMAN SAYS IS SACRED IN THE BOOK OF PEACE

The duty to support the BDS movement

Nurit Peled-Elhanan.

EP laureate  of the Skharov prize for human rights and the freedom of speech

 

On the 15th of April 2015 the Israeli supreme court approved the bill defining as criminal offense the call to boycott Israeli institutions and organizations or people who… Continue reading

March 2015

This Indian Village Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Girl Is Born

AMANDA FROELICH 0SC ON MARCH 28, 2015

Indian Village Planting Trees

In a country where male children are still favored over females, Piplantri village in Rajasthan offers a refreshing and modern perspective.

The endearing village embraces its daughters and has even created a tradition that benefits both the local people… Continue reading

 

New Poems To Welcome Spring!

© 2015 by Alice Walker

 

Morning In the Village
©2015 by Alice Walker

This morning
In the  village
Where I live*
I saw an old man
Leisurely painting an old
Two- and –a- half foot high
Metal milk can.

He was serene,
as passersby
Strolled or rode their
Bicycles.

At first I did not comprehend
How simple… Continue reading

Welcome To The Picnic
2015 by Alice Walker

I can never banish the image
Of you, manacled, between two psychopaths
Being marched to a defenseless
Beating
That will leave your brain injured.
Try as I might, your lonely walk,
Blind justice not even stumbling
Behind
Or anywhere in the neighborhood
Will forever haunt me:
As you face two, three, four,
A dozen
Soulless creatures
Who… Continue reading

 

Four Correctional Officers Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Inmate Abuse

 

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Eight former corrections officials from Macon State Prison were convicted for their involvement in beating inmates or coordinating cover-ups that followed each assault. When will this brutality end?

Published: March 21, 2015 | Authors:  | NationofChange | News Report

Four former corrections officers were sentenced to… Continue reading

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Children of Mexico celebrating La Primavera (Spring).  Reminding us that children are precious and must never be harmed.  Photo by Robin (Thank you!)

DEAR ALL,

Senator Tom Cotton wrote a horrific open letter to the leaders of Iran, trying to sabotage the delicate nuclear talks. It’s time for Tom Cotton to hear from us!

Sign this open letter to Tom Cotton to… Continue reading

Dear All,

The Ides of March?*

 

Republicans are being disrespectful, dangerous, and reckless. We have to hold them accountable.
Dear MoveOn member,

In an unprecedented move, 47 Republican senators have sent a warning letter directly to Iranian leaders, threatening to blow up any diplomatic deal negotiated by President Obama.

 

This is disrespectful, dangerous, and reckless. We have to hold them accountable.… Continue reading

 

PEACE AS THE INTELLIGENT OPTION
By Manuel E. Yepe

http://englishmanuelyepe.wordpress.com

A CubaNews translation. Edited by Walter Lippmann.

http://www.walterlippmann.com/docs4299.html

At the end of World War II, the United States was in much better
material condition than the rest of the world. It, therefore, had the
opportunity to be at the forefront of a world of peace and justice,
truly globalized and in solidarity. But the… Continue reading

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