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The Right To Face an Accuser, and, Is I.S. a construct of Western Powers?

This is a link to Chris Spivey’s blog
http://chrisspivey.org/crossing-the-line/
and his post from 17th July.
I am sorry it’s just a link and not a reblog, but I have had too much on to try and figure out why I can’t get a simple thing like reblogging a wordpress blog on another wordpress blog sorted. 661 more words

Petitions

The Week in Ethics: The Way Forward from Public Shaming

Students in a middle school painted words important to them on rocks placed under a tree. “Patience,” “courage,” “strength,” and “peace” were scattered under the limbs. 713 more words

Ethical Behavior

Is George Osborne channelling the spirit of Josef Goebbels...

It’s not as outlandish a proposition as one might initially think, and by that I don’t mean that I’m accusing George Osborne of having any far right wing tendencies, just right wing tendencies. 1,241 more words

Humpty Dumpty

The Myth of Bitter Lake: Did the British Empire foist Saudi Arabia on the United States?

Founding political myths provide reassuring points of reference but they do not provide the full, or even, real reason on why major historical moments occurred. As is popularly known the American Revolution was triggered specifically by the Boston Tea Party in defiance of the British Parliament’s Tea Act of 1773. 1,439 more words

British Imperialism

Better Society How? With Individual Freedom OR Shared Fear of Evil? Surprise yourself!!

US President Lyndon B Johnson, 1964: “The Great Society is in place where every child can find knowledge to enrich his mind.”

1967: In the wake of some of the worst riots ever seen in America, that dream ended in violence and hatred. 1,646 more words

Awareness

Mirror Poem Reflection on Political and Social Spin

Reflection 49 of 121 in 242 Mirror Poems and Reflections reflected Distraction in Spin Action, which was posted on fmpoetry.wordpress.com in July 2011. The reflection is an explanation and update on the poem, so I include both below. 277 more words

242 Mirror Poems