“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society” – Krishnamurti
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Palestinian villagers in a remote corner of the occupied West Bank are bracing themselves for more demolitions this week, just days after Israeli army bulldozers left more than a hundred people homeless
What is the role of government in society?
Dubbed ‘the world’s poorest president,’ he recently retired after a five year run as the president of Uruguay
This is the UK, the dissident is Julian Assange and it suddenly seems that the world’s leading experts on arbitrary detention have no clue what they are talking about.
What if school not only taught you the basics like reading, writing, and arithmetic, but also how to build a community from the ground up?
According to Newsweek, well-respected investigators from all over the world agree that thousands of people have had their organs forcefully extracted, without anesthetic, while held in Chinese prisons
The boy, who suffered severe internal injuries, was admitted to a children’s hospital
…fruit growers have asked the government to de-register the genetically modified (GM) Arctic Apple until further studies can be conducted
“The Sustainable Development Goals contain a specific target calling for an end to FGM. When this practice is fully abandoned, positive effects will reverberate across societies as girls and women reclaim their health, human rights and vast potential.” — UN Secretary-General
To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, ActionAid visited Somaliland, where an estimated 98% of girls endure the practice
A United Nations panel ruled on Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being “arbitrarily detained,” but British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond rejected what he called “a ridiculous finding.”
“A leaking natural gas well outside Los Angeles is spewing so much naturally-occurring Uranium and Radon, that “breathable” radiation levels have hit “lethal levels” according to a Nuclear Expert group.”
If we fail to turn second-graders into Socrates, our kids may end up becoming expert at making a living, but they will be incompetent at creating a civil society.
“Unlike people in the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Australia, South Korea, Japan, Brazil, China, Russia, New Zealand and other countries where labels are required, Americans don’t know if the food they eat has been genetically modified. People have a right to know what they are eating,”
It’s just that our country’s $598.5 billion war machine is so ubiquitous that few people even think twice about its role in our children’s lives