Published on Dec 5, 2013 Six months ago today, Glenn Greenwald published his first article about Edward Snowden’s leaks from the National Security Agency in The Guardian newspaper. British police are now examining whether Guardian staff should be investigated for terrorism offenses over their handling of data leaked by Snowden. Jeremy Scahill talks about the “war […]
Published on Jun 13, 2013 Here is a 1990 video from my collections. I got this tape from ABC in a VHS in 1990, I recently transferred it to a DVD format so I can share with all. It is a 1990 Town Hall meeting with Nelson Mandela of South Africa anchored by […]
South Africa’s apartheid government had been brutally repressive for nearly five decades, and the country’s black majority was justifiably full of anger. Mandela led his people in channeling that anger—not suppressing it but using it in constructive ways. By Eugene Robinson Posted on Dec 6, 2013 Washington Post via Truthdig.com “Our nation has lost its greatest son,” South African […]
Because doctors shouldn’t have to pay to play. Because even conservatives feel marginalized. Because the leadership that made this happen won’t stop at here—they’re coming for your birth control, too. Because this is a real problem, for real women, right now. Because the ultimate cost will be paid in women’s health. And the one reason […]
Uploaded on Mar 21, 2011 TED http://www.ted.com What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine. With newly designed graphics from Gapminder, Rosling shows us the magic that pops up when economic growth and electricity turn a boring wash day into an intellectual day of reading. TED Subscribe […]
By Kathy Kelly Direct to Rise Up Times Open Our Eyes While catching up with one another over the challenges facing ordinary Afghans and Egyptians, Sherif Sameer and I talked about how ‘opening our eyes’ could go a long way to building a better world. We decided to co-write this piece, from Ismailia, Egypt […]
As the world remembers Mandela, here are some of the things he believed that many will gloss over Aviva Shen Published: Sunday 8 December 2013 NationofChange.org . In the desire to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life — an iconic figure who triumphed over South Africa’s brutal apartheid regime — it’s tempting to homogenize his views into […]
If the video has no sound, check the volume slider in the bottom left of the video player and drag it to the right. Published on Dec 5, 2013 On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their […]
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