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Prabhjot Singh, Sikh Professor, Responds To # HateCrime Attack With ‘Gratitude’ #mustread

A Stranger on Lenox Avenue By MANAN AHMED ASIF, Nytimes Michael Appleton for The New York Times   Prabhjot Singh, an assistant professor of international affairs at Columbia University, at a press conference in New York on Monday. On the evening of Sept…. Continue Reading →

1 Black Man Is Killed Every 28 Hours by Police or Vigilantes in USA #Racism #WTFnews

AlterNet / By Adam Hudson How America Is Perpetually at War With Its Own People From the war on drugs to the war on terror, law enforcement’s battle against minorities serves as pacification. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/Eugene Ivanov May 28, 2013  |  Police officers, security… Continue Reading →

International Women’s Day Past and Present- Anuradha Ghandy #mustead #mustshare

– 8 March 2001 is the 91st anniversary of the International Women’s Day (IWD), which was first declared in 1910. In that year, Clara Zetkin, inspired by the working class women’s movement in America, proposed to the Second International Conference… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE-Women from India Demand for End to Gender Violence as the 57th Session Starts of UN Commission on Status of Women #womensday

  For immediate release     7 March 2013, 1 pm to 3 pm at Geneva Conference Room, Bahai United Nations Office,866 UN Plaza,Suite 120,New York NY 10017 & 12 March 2013, 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm at Conference Room,… Continue Reading →

A pecking order falls #sundayreading

Author(s): Garga Chatterjee, DOWN TO EARTH Date: Dec 15, 2012 The veil of civilisation and Hurricane Sandy Garga Chatterjee We live in a world filled with theories of human nature, or more correctly, theories of human nature that explain differences between people…. Continue Reading →

Activists protest imprisonment of Indian journalist

By Sumit Galhotra/CPJ Steiger Fellow Supporters of Lingaram Kodopi and his aunt gathered in New York’s Union Square on October 4. (CPJ/Sumit Galhotra) A couple dozen activists gathered this past week in New York City’s Union Square to protest the imprisonment of freelance journalist Lingaram Kodopi… Continue Reading →

R.I.P – Radical Feminist and author of ‘Dialectic of Sex,’ dies in NYC at 67

Feminist author Shulamith Firestone whose work radicalized second wave feminist thinking passes away at homeBorn in Ottawa on January 7, 1945, Firestone was raised in an Orthodox Jewish family in St. Louis, Missouri. During the 1960s she studied fine arts… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Proclamation – demand for disarmament and peace

The First Mother’s Day proclaimed in 1870 by Julia Ward Howe was a passionate demand for disarmament and peace. Arise, then, women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts, whether your baptism be that of water or tears!… Continue Reading →

Why Protest Psychiatry? – Human Rights Activism @Mindfreedom Radio , May 12th

MindFreedom International News-Human Rights Activism in Psychiatry http://www.mindfreedom.org/radio ~~~~~~~~~ “Why Protest the American Psychiatric Association?” Your Calls Welcome! MindFreedom Live Free Web Radio Next Guests: Protesters at this Past Weekend’s “Occupy APA”! —       Susan Rogers & Frank Blankenship,… Continue Reading →

A Victory for Young People at the United Nations

From April 23 to April 27, 2012, the 45th session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) met at the United Nations in New York City. The CPD is an annual week-long meeting at the UN where advocates and… Continue Reading →

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