Category Archives: International News
Rabbi Michael Lerner called today for secular humanists, spiritual progressives, and every religious leader in the Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, and other religious communities, as well as secular social change activists and human rights supporters, to speak out loudly … Continue reading
With criminal corporate monopoly media masking the US created prosecutable genocide ongoing in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan by focusing attention on Russia, fantasized as a dangerous enemy needing military confrontation, it might be a good time … Continue reading
America’s Long War or Global War on Terror has taken some ugly turns as the West’s continued war-making in the Muslim world leads to new terrorism against Western targets, with no end in sight, explains Nicolas J S Davies.
Memorial Day will someday mean a double mourning, a mourning for the violent deaths suffered by of millions of American military and a much more agonizing mourning for the deaths, maiming, destruction and suffering these Americans in uniform brought to … Continue reading
One hundred and thirty years ago, after visiting wonderland, Alicia went in a mirror to discover the world in reverse. If Alicia were to be reborn in our days [and in Venezuela], she would not need to go through any … Continue reading
Human Rights situation in India going from bad to worse: Prominent Indian Human Rights Defender Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi, tells The Oslo Times – See more at: http://www.theoslotimes.com/article/human-rights-situation-in-india-going-from-bad-to-worse%3A-prominent-indian-human-rights-defender-dr.-lenin-raghuvanshi,-tells-the-oslo-times#sthash.JsOOqtdv.dpuf
Bill Gates, with $75 billion owns at least twice as much wealth as the poorest 1/10th of humanity – 750 million fellow human beings suffering hunger throughout the year and watching millions of their children die of starvation. If Bill … Continue reading
On 22 February, a court in Thailand will issue its verdict in a trial regarding the attempted murder of human rights defender Supoj Kalasong who was fighting for land rights for the Klong Sai Pattana farming community.
President Trump calls mainstream reporters and commentators 80% liars. The blood-soaked war-promoting CIA fed monopolized mainstream media that has accused Trump supporters and allies of ‘fake news’ has backfired. There is historical substantial evidence of the US media justifying genocide. … Continue reading
On the 20th January 2017, Africans, Latin Americans and non-Europeans all over the world witnessed a massive hypocrisy, a leader elected on a nationalist mandate to secure jobs for his own people, a right that has been denied non-European leaders … Continue reading
Having just returned (Monday, Jan. 16, 2016) from participating in a demonstration and march in Oakland, Ca. today in honor of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr, I was glad to receive this submission to Tikkun (below) by African … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Few Americans are informed about the degree of distortions in Israeli life and repression of Palestinian rights inevitably accompany the Occupation of the West Bank, that are the background for the U.N. Security Council resolution passed last week … Continue reading
Haiti’s Presidential election, postponed from the scheduled date of Oct. 9th due to Hurricane Mathew, is now scheduled for November 20th, 2016. There can be no recovery unless there is a government in place that truly represents the people. The … Continue reading
Commemorating 37 human rights defenders murdered or disappeared in Thailand in the past 20 years. It highlights the community struggles they represent in defence of the environment, land rights and human rights, and the quest for justice by their bereaved … Continue reading
Sec. Hillary who oversaw regime change wars in Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Syria, Yemen; should be asked to explain how new Toyota trucks and heavy weapons are coming to ISIS and other terrorists, who have been mass murdering US … Continue reading
As Jews approach our High Holy Days, our attention shifts toward the process of teshuva–repentance (or as I try to explain to my congregation in Berkeley, Ca., returning to the highest beings we could possibly be). Doing repentance not just … Continue reading
Hindus are urging ban on usage of pejorative term “allochtoon” in all official forums in Netherlands, which is commonly used to refer to immigrants and their descendants, and which literally means “emerging from another soil”.
In 1950, Einstein explained why our civilization continues to be “like an axe in the hand of the pathological criminal,”: “Under existing conditions, private capitalists inevitably control the main sources of information (press, radio, education). Mysteriously, our best independent journalists, … Continue reading