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It’s 10:38 and my knees are shaking.
Today, at this hour, over 3,000 Filipinos from different walks of life have dedicated a day in their lives to march up the streets of EDSA in protest to the burying of a dictator in the cemetery of heroes; many being students from various universities, tribes from the Southern parts of the country and relatives of victims of a dark era known as Martial Law. 930 more words
I normally don’t focus on politics often on this blog, but the #noDAPL! movement and Native Americans are close to my heart. I lived on the Navajo reservation off and on for 5 years, as a teacher, and saw first hand the extreme poverty, often no running water or electricity, few job prospects except for toxic mining jobs from companies that use their land for profit and leave a trail of toxic waste and ill workers and water in return. 1,288 more words