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100 Beautiful POC - Day 12

Sunita Narain

Sunita Narain is the Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Editor of Down To Earth magazine. Narain has been with the New Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment, India’s leading environmental NGO, since 1982. 306 more words

100 Beautiful POC

Young People Have It Backwards

Over much of this primary season, if there’s one constant I’ve seen from various self-identified young people (under 30), it’s that the Democratic Party needs to reach out to… 692 more words

Politics

Manufacturing Consent: Anti-Zionism NOT= Anti-Semitism

Rarely have I seen such a blatantly artificial storm in a teacup and I am stunned by how pathetically the Labour party and leadership has caved in and run away from the controversy. 755 more words

Authoritarianism

Call Me Lucky - Documentary Review

This documentary chronicles the life and times of Barry Crimmins – writer, comic, and political activist. It really highlighted his hard times, and his strides to make humanity great again. 196 more words

Movie Reviews

Peter Kennard at The Imperial War Museum

Whilst I was visiting the Lee Miller exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, I took a look at the retrospective of the work of Peter Kennard, who is considered one of Britain’s most important political artists and a leading practitioner of the photomontage method. 400 more words

Art

Membership Has Its Privileges

Over the course of my life, I’ve belonged to many organizations, and held offices in a number of them.  When I was 15, I was elected to the board of directors for my church (no, I didn’t seek it), and at 16 I was a delegate to the state convention.  748 more words

Politics

Hate Speech vs. Free Speech on Social Media

In the entire European Union, the Czech Republic is one of the most anti-refugee nations, and Czechs are not afraid to make that known. When walking the streets of Prague, it is clear that the city is very homogenous, and anyone who differs in skin color, or even hair color, is stared at. 556 more words

Cyberactivism