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Gender (in)equality and Culture

This post is going to be somewhat different than previous posts I have already written. Like I said in my welcoming entry, I am very interested in politics, culture and society. 746 more words

Politics

Rebel Lives: Malcolm X - His teaching and relevance for today

We intend to make Rebel Lives a regular feature, with the purpose being to profile various revolutionaries from across the globe. Tonight we start with the iconic Malcolm X to mark the 50th anniversary of his assassination. 728 more words

Rebel History

Immigration Accountability Executive Actions

The gnashing of teeth and chest pounding engaged in by innumerable Republicans around the nation over the Executive Action on Immigration announced by President Obama this past week (in November – I forgot to publish this) might be somewhat amusing if it didn’t exemplify dysfunctional democracy at its worst. 1,447 more words

Political Commentary

New video by VICE shows child labour and low environmental standards in Bangladeshi ship breaking yards

New video by VICE shows child labour and low environmental standards in Bangladeshi ship breaking yards

Brussels, 9 February 2015 – A video published by the American magazine… 204 more words

International Issues

Human Rights at Sea launches first global 'Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme'

Globally supporting seafarers, fishermen and their families

www.missingseafarers.org

London. 30 January 2015. A new and vital public international resource where details can be submitted and recorded concerning missing seafarers and fishermen globally has now gone live. 667 more words

International Issues

Seafarers Awareness Week 20-28 June 2015 - ‘Opportunities to Work at Sea’

Seafarers Awareness Week 20-28 June 2015 – ‘Opportunities to Work at Sea’

‘Opportunities to Work at Sea’ will be the theme for this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week (20-28 June 2015), aiming to not only raise awareness of Britain’s dependence on seafarers but also to highlight the many career possibilities the maritime world offers young people. 258 more words

International Issues