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voyager

Even in this tumultuous time, I look toward the light, of the people who i adore. who are my eternal family.

voyager

stood by the dying… 37 more words

Poetry

CSCHR welcomes the release of Irom Chanu Sharmila,, urges immediate withdrawal of prohibitory CrPC s.144 from Ukhrul and Imphal Districts

PRESS STATEMENT

Imphal, 20 August 2014

The Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights in Manipur and the UN (CSCHR), a coalition of twenty-four (24) indigenous peoples’ human rights organizations of Manipur in India’s North East region, welcomes the historic and far-sighted judgement and orders passed on 19 August 2014 by the District and Sessions Court of Imphal East District of Manipur for the immediate release of Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been continuously on a fast since 2000 for the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 as victory of her and the people of Manipur’s moral and political stance. 421 more words

Extrajudicial Executions

In Ferguson and in Guatemala

Over the last week, we have listened with growing horror as news reached us from Monte Olivo, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Since 2010, residents of the region who oppose the construction of the Santa Rita hydroelectric dam have been victim to various attacks, including one in August 2013 that left two young boys dead. 490 more words

Guatemala

Everyday microaggressions

Before relocating to Christchurch many people told me that it had a nationwide reputation for being quite racist. I didn’t really take notice because in my experience racism is not unique to any particular locality, it is pervasive. 2,327 more words

Human Rights

Zapatista Press Conference 2nd Part: SCI Moisés

SECOND PART OF EZLN PRESS CONFERENCE: the WORDS of SUBCOMANDANTE INSURGENTE MOISES

Well, compañeros, compañeras, you heard what Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano said. This is what we see; this is what we think. 2,338 more words

EZLN

Hypatia Symposium - Climate Change—Editors’ Introduction by NANCY TUANA and CHRIS J. CUOMO

Climate Change—Editors’ Introduction

NANCY TUANA

Professor, Department of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University

CHRIS J. CUOMO

Professor, Department of Philosophy and Institute for Women’s Studies, The University of Georgia… 2,583 more words

General

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Crucial knowledge for the future of life on earth! Symposium on Feminist Philosophy and Climate Change, online live now and through 8/22.

The Spin vs The Reality

When it comes to the Māori Party, it has become apparent just how deeply rooted the spin about the party is, and how blindly and uncritically it is propagated. 1,038 more words

NZ Party Politics