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DC Youth Slam Poet Champions; Summer Voices on Saturday, 7/26

Congratulations to Youth Poetry Slam Team for winning last week’s international competition!

Malachi Byrd and Thomas Hill, of Split This Rock, won first place. Regular listeners heard about Split This Rock recently, when hip hop poet and educator… 80 more words

DC-Area Education

STATISTICAL COMMODITIZATION OF HUMAN LIVES

Statistical commoditization of human lives – from the Indian poverty Lines to the innocent human lives killed and mutilated in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Somalia, Congo (DPR), Sudan, Nigeria and many other African and Asian countries and elsewhere – to the recently spiraled moments of crisis in Gaza, in Ukraine and the Flight MH17 crash after taking a sophisticated missile hit at 30,000 feet in – loss of human lives – always manipulated and used to further self-serving agendas – of dictators, of global superpowers. 499 more words

HUMANITY FIRST

Quintel Intelligence joins HRAS to provide investigative support

HRAS is delighted to announce that Quintel International Intelligence has joined the HRAS international initiative.

A statement from Quintel:

“Quintel Intelligence is delighted to be associated with Human Rights at Sea. 87 more words

HRAS Development

"There's no insurance against disability."

Life is full of ups and downs. Bravo for this new video from ‘youth” in Europe. Quality captioning included, our language (for deaf and hard of hearing) and a global communication feature! 54 more words

Accessibility

World Cup Losers... 'Deserving' to Win? (Warning Signs of Arrogance Beget Aggression?)

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t ‘get’ soccer – another one of those Americans who can’t appreciate the world’s most popular game, I suppose. 1,733 more words

Politics

HRAS becomes a supporter of the Global Ocean Commission

The Human Rights at Sea international initiative has joined with the Global Ocean Commission to add their support to the Commission’s work on the High Seas. 160 more words

HRAS Development

Pacific Dialogue joins HRAS as the 34th international Supporting Entity

For a just, peaceful and democratic Fiji in the Pacific

It is with great pleasure that HRAS welcomes Pacific Dialogue from Suva, Fiji to the Human Rights at Sea international initiative as the 34th Supporting Entity. 397 more words

HRAS Development