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Poem / Poetry - "Naked As The Sun"

Good evening to you all, you bunch of inquisitive heroes.

I’m jumping in on another prompt over at The Reverie Journal today because Wordle Prompts are one of my favourites and I enjoy the challenge of trying to incorporate all of the words into a coherent piece (especially when I’ve had a few drinks). 324 more words


Political correctness run amok as Irish rebel songs attacked

Political correctness run amok as Irish rebel songs attacked

  by Niall O’Dowd @irishcentral

The head of the Irish soccer federation – the Football Association of Ireland – has been forced to apologize because he sang an Irish rebel… 479 more words


Video: Sphinx gagged in London protest against Egypt repression

Activists from Egypt Solidarity Initiative gagged the Sphinx at Cleopatra’s Needle on London’s Embankment during a protest on 22nd November to highlight ongoing repression in Egypt.


Women Warriors Series: The Ju-jitsu Suffragettes

The Ju-jitsu Suffragettes

Just over a hundred years ago, a number of women who belonged to The Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) spearheaded the campaign for… 1,046 more words

Martial Arts

Sarah Lazare: 'Duty to Refuse': Top Medical Groups Back Nurse Who Said 'No' to Force-Feeding Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

‘Force-feeding a competent person is not the practice of medicine; it is aggravated assault.’

Leading medical groups are speaking out in support of a U.S. Navy nurse who refused on ethical grounds to force-feed hunger strikers held captive at Guantanamo Bay. 585 more words

Social Justice

York University students and staff protest in solidarity with human rights defenders in Egypt

By Sherif Azer

On the 19th November 2014, students and professors of the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York organized a demo in solidarity with human rights defenders held prisoners in Egypt. 65 more words