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More disorders in Greece, this time farmers

And bankster-imposed austerity as again the catalyst.

We begin with a video from Agence France Presse:

Greek farmers clash in mass protest over pension reform… 711 more words

Politics

Seeking the Least (Part 1)

“…..whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” Matthew 25:40

Jesus’ mandate to care for the ‘least’ in our society, is challenging and uncomfortable. 1,066 more words

Personal Reflection

Launch of a new radical European political party

Yanis Varoufakis, the radical economist the banksters demanded be ousted as finance minister of the Greek Syriza-led government as a condition of further aid, and Croatian philosopher… 2,696 more words

Politics

Living on One Dollar (2013)

Our Scale of 1-10: 9

Category: Documentary

Rating: PG

Four American college students embark on the adventure of a lifetime as they decide to spend their entire summer living in rural Guatemala. 71 more words

Foreign

A LEADER

Hillary assuring her corporate cronies she really isn’t a progressive or reformer, just something she’s had to say in an attempt to stave off Sanders. 80 more words

Week 4 - The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

“Walls, who spent years trying to hide her childhood experiences, allows the story to spill out in this remarkable recollection of growing up. From her current perspective as a contributor to MSNBC online, she remembers the poverty, hunger, jokes, and bullying she and her siblings endured, and she looks back at her parents: her flighty, self-indulgent mother, a Pollyanna unwilling to assume the responsibilities of parenting, and her father, troubled, brilliant Rex, whose ability to turn his family’s downward-spiraling circumstances into adventures allowed his children to excuse his imperfections until they grew old enough to understand what he had done to them-and to himself. 851 more words

Family

Do a Good Thing That Matters

I live in the western half of Loudoun County, Virginia. The eastern half is home to Dulles Airport and a host of thriving companies, many of which consult to the United States government and other businesses on technology and security. 753 more words

Religion