- a current climate chaos compendium: Part II
- today’s global #FreeAssange! vigils
- a current climate chaos compendium: Part I
- *Poor People-Led* Poor People’s Campaign Comes to Washington, DC
- Saudi-led coalition launches attack on Yemen’s ‘humanitarian lifeline’ of Hodeidah
- The Eerie Silence Surrounding the Assange Case has been broken…in Australia
- US DoJ antitrust division approves final version of Bayer-Monsanto merger
- Colombia formally joins NATO: wtf? & woe to VZ and Bolivia
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- Sloping Slipperily toward Anti-Semitism
- On Jonathan Cook’s ‘Naomi Wolf and Anti-semitism’s Mystification’
- CNN: Assange’s refuge in Ecuadorian embassy ‘in jeopardy’. Concern trolling or a genuine warning?
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- War drums & regime change drums beating for Iran: Part III, the Geopolitics
- War drums, regime change drums beating for Iran Part II
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- As the drumbeats for war on Iran grow more thunderous, ‘education is key’
- Serial ‘Storyteller’ Lying Luke Harding endangers Julian Assange…again
- why isn’t putin helping syria defend herself from israeli attacks? some answers from commentariat at MoA
- Bruce Dixon’s critique of Rev Barber’s sermon on militarism
- more hell for gazans, T out of iran nuke deal, israel strikes syria…
- skripals & co. in Deep Dark badger holes under a D notice
- made in amerika: state department bugle call: onward the syrian salafist principality!
- paul haeder’s ‘Capitalism’s heroes are the people’s scoundrels’
- ‘likely’ israeli strikes on military outposts in hama and aleppo reported by state tv
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It comes via religiondispatches.org: ‘Finding Our Way to the Altar of Activism’. I hope that it moves you half as much as it does me. My friend hfcMofo and I had been discussing black ministers advising families of killed by police urging citizens to ‘calm down, let the system work’, sometimes even to ‘stop the protests’ and even negotiating with police. We share love for Rev. Sekou, and this morning she sent me this link. In it, he reproaches black clergy ‘respectability politics’, bless his heart.
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When I listen to Martin Luther King, Jr. speak, I can believe in God. There may be other times I have, but I can’t remember them specifically. In discussions about belief or not, I’ve heard people say that their personal stories have been determinant. A lot of them include hitting some emotional or spiritual bottom, and hearing a message from God, then being reborn in some state that exemplifies grace, along with which comes both a knowledge of, and a belief in, God; sort of a personal relationship.
From this plane in The Afterlife it’s impossible for me to know where my essence hovers; whether it is hell or heaven…or just an in-between place I have created from my imagination. I sense, more than see the local Universe; the tug of force from black holes almost causes a sensation at the back of my head…or what feels as though may have been my head… The sounds that emanate from stars almost unimaginable distances away resonate inside me, providing diversion at times from the over-arching images that dwell within me like live beings.
(for sadavis, with love on his birthday)
John Trudell seems intuitively to understand quantum physics and genetic memory of our ancestors contained within us; you might want to listen to the video as you read. He is an amazing example of turning poison to medicine, and rising from the ashes as a Phoenix Poet Truthteller.