Current — Conflict in Syria

Current — Conflict in Syria

  • US Is Giving Massive Support to Al Qaeda

    I know this headline is completely insane, but the conspiracy sites have been saying this for a long time. I held off on reporting it, as I was not sure if it... Read more

    The 25 may 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • ISIS Was Created by America and Israel

    Well it is not 100% true, but it’s a nice headline. People like me have been saying this forever now.What happened was that the US, Israel, Britain, France,... Read more

    The 25 may 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • ISIS Slaughters 400 Mostly Women and Children in Palmyra

    Michael L.Kate Pickles, writing in the Daily Mail, tells us: Islamic State militants have executed at least 400 mostly women and children in Syria's ancient cit... Read more

    The 24 may 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • On the Truth of God – 1

    “From Paul, an apostle appointed not by human beings nor through any human being, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised him from the dead, and all... Read more

    The 24 may 2015 by   Apostolate Of The Divine Heart
    SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Islamic State Burned a Woman Alive for Not Engaging in an ‘extreme’ Sex Act, U.N...

    Washington Post: Amid all the Islamic State’s atrocities — its massacres of civilians, its beheading of hostages, its pillaging of antiquities — the systematic... Read more

    The 23 may 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • How to Get a Kuwait Tourist Visa on Arrival at Kuwait International Airport

    So after spending around 6 months in Europe (my longest jaunt to my home continent in 6 years), I decided to head back to Hong Kong. Read more

    The 22 may 2015 by   Jsbdsl
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • ‘We Are in Fact Losing This War': Senate Hears Case for New Iraq Surge

    Stars and Stripes: Architects of the 2006 surge in Iraq told the Senate Thursday that the current U.S. war strategy is “fundamentally flawed” and a major... Read more

    The 22 may 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Grief and Forgiveness

    This is the text of this morning's Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4's Today programme:Prince Charles in IrelandPrince Charles's speeches in Ireland this week... Read more

    The 21 may 2015 by   Nicholas Baines
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Bombshell: Obama Administration Knew of Terrorist Plan 10 Days Before Benghazi...

    The citizens watchdog group Judicial Watch has obtained previously “classified” documents from the Obama administration’s Dept. of Defense (DOD) and State Dept. Read more

    The 19 may 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Holy War for a Holy Land?

    [courtesy Google Images]The New York Times “In the few months since the death of King Abdullah in January, the new king of Saudi Arabia, Salman, has moved fast... Read more

    The 19 may 2015 by   Adask
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Week's Travel News: Wizz Air Distorts the Fabric of the Universe, Denmark...

    Wizz Air, officially the airline with the funniest name to native English speakers, has introduced a new fare structure, so you pay a bit more for a ticket... Read more

    The 18 may 2015 by   Epicadventurer_
  • Apple Watch and News Curation: Capturing the Moment

    I continue to be an avid and curious student of how news moves on my wrist via the Apple Watch. Here is what the Saturday 9:15 a.m. edition pulsated with. Read more

    The 18 may 2015 by   Themarioblog
    SOCIAL MEDIA, MEDIA, TECH
  • Why is Our Immense Military Power Not Crushing ISIS?

    CBN News Nun: ‘Islam Is ISIS. Whoever Says Otherwise Is a Liar’ by Erick Stakelbeck WASHINGTON — The Islamic terror group ISIS is leaving a trail of... Read more

    The 15 may 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Inescapable (2012)

    Director: Ruba Nadda Writer: Ruba Nadda (Screenplay) Starring: Alexander Siddig, Joshua Jackson, Marisa Tomei, Oded Fehr, Saar Siddiqui, Fadia Nadda, Bonnie... Read more

    The 15 may 2015 by   Newguy
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, CULTURE
  • SIX Countries You May Not Have Heard Of

    Countries you may not have heard of: Crossing into the Republic of Uzupis. On my journeys I’ve visited a few off the wall countries that are self declared and... Read more

    The 15 may 2015 by   Jsbdsl
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Burning Bright and Burning Out

    It was probably a  year ago that I reached out to Robynn and said “I think I’m burned out.”Now what I love about our friendship is that she didn’t dismiss it... Read more

    The 14 may 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • All Was Well

    It’s 5:30 in the morning and the street is quiet, save the birds who are singing their morning song with joyful abandon. I hear the sounds of distant traffic,... Read more

    The 11 may 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Press Freedom Still on the Decline

    By Dahye KimOn May 3, the United Nations General Assembly honors the fundamental principles of press freedom with World Press Freedom Day. Read more

    The 07 may 2015 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, BUSINESS, POLITICS
  • 50 Years to the Execution of Eli Cohen (video)

    2 days ago, the 16th of Iyyar (in English the original date was May 18th, 1965), was the 50th yahrtzeit of Eli Cohen, a great hero of Israel, who was executed i... Read more

    The 07 may 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • The GOP's Reaffirmation on Their Own Case, Favoring Social Anxiety Disorder

    By RF SchattenWe sure have been living in very Interesting Times! Thank you, China!! If we could only find a good curse, now that they're the Business World's... Read more

    The 06 may 2015 by   Rfschatten
    SOCIETY
  • What’s Going On In Gaza (And Mideast Peace)

    “They [Hamas] claim that they protect those people, but by Allah, they have nothing to do with our Muslim people in Palestine. Read more

    The 06 may 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • What’s Going On In Gaza (And Mideast Peace)

    “They [Hamas] claim that they protect those people, but by Allah, they have nothing to do with our Muslim people in Palestine. Read more

    The 06 may 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Red Dawn Invasion Has Begun! They Are Here Now And It Is About To Get Worse!

    By Susan Duclos - All News PipeLine When one thinks of the term "Red Dawn" the first thing that comes to mind is America being invaded by the Russians, or the... Read more

    The 05 may 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The British Election Mess

    Time was, Britain ruled the world. Even in later times it “punched above its weight.” But no more. Chastened by perceived failures in Iraq and Afghanistan, the... Read more

    The 04 may 2015 by   Fsrcoin
    SOCIETY, CULTURE, POLITICS
  • The US and UK Are Destroying Yemen

    The disgusting story is here.Looks like the US and UK are back to doing what they do best, create failed states!After all, that’s what they did in Iraq, Syria... Read more

    The 03 may 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Latest Sick Anti-Russian Lie: Russia “Linked” to Boston Bombing

    Here.What makes anybody think that this Guardian travesty is remotely leftwing in any way? Look how they are treating the Russia question. They are just as... Read more

    The 03 may 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Madurai - Vaigai ~ Albert Victor Bridge and Viceroy Earl of Dufferin

    Indian Trains have Names besides the Numbers. As you would know, Trains now have 5 digit numbers – earlier they were 4 digits. Many a trains are named after... Read more

    The 01 may 2015 by   Sampathkumar Sampath
    SOCIETY
  • Boring Horse-trading for Government Obligates Electoral Reform

    The news in Israel has gotten so boring recently. I guess we should all be thankful for that. no news is good news. The coalition building continues, with each... Read more

    The 29 april 2015 by   Gldmeier
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Links 29/4/15

    Politics: In Baltimore, a look into several cases of undue force used by the police, Logos with "After Ferguson: Notes on Oppression", and an interview with Noa... Read more

    The 29 april 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • 5 Day Photo Challenge: Syria’s Lost Generation

    I accepted a photo challenge from Indah Susanti, (I explained about her in my previous post here) which is a combination of two challenges: Black and White 5... Read more

    The 28 april 2015 by   Ninstravelog
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Three Big Prayers: a Talk for the Parish Service of Rededication

    Ephesians1.15-22This is a good passage for an Annual MeetingPaul writes to the Ephesian Christians and he thanks God for their faith and love. Read more

    The 27 april 2015 by   Malcolmdrogers
    SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • The Free Syrian Army Loves Israel

    I have been telling you this for a long time now. You guys should listen to me.So the “moderate rebels” of the FSA, who actually barely even exist, are for... Read more

    The 27 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The “Syrian Rebels” Are Mostly Al Qaeda

    You really do not have any moderate rebels in Syria, and the ones that do exist are pro-Israel! So your choice is between pro-Israel sellouts and Al Qaeda. You... Read more

    The 27 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Top Priority of EU Foreign Policy: A New ‘Jude’ Badge

    When fragile Minsk II for Ukraine is ‘to be or not to be’ stage, while 21 Ethiopian Christians were beheaded in Libya and while hundreds of refugees drowned in... Read more

    The 23 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Top Priority of EU Foreign Policy: A New ‘Jude’ Badge

    When fragile Minsk II for Ukraine is ‘to be or not to be’ stage, while 21 Ethiopian Christians were beheaded in Libya and while hundreds of refugees drowned in... Read more

    The 23 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • For Those in Peril on the Mediterranean: Responses That Fall Short

    A desperately sad story raising serious questions about policy and assumptions. It really needs no fuller introduction ... As African migrants continue to risk... Read more

    The 22 april 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • It is 100 Years Since Chlorine Gas Attack .... Chemical Warfare

    Tomorrow 22nd Apr marks the centenary of a sad event in the history of mankind ! The battle of Sarmin (or Battle of Tell Danith) was fought in Sept 1115, when... Read more

    The 21 april 2015 by   Sampathkumar Sampath
    SOCIETY
  • American Exceptionalism: Part II

    The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), regulating the international trade in conventional arms -- from small arms to battle tanks, combat aircraft and... Read more

    The 20 april 2015 by   Rvbadalam
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • The Arab League: Den of Treason

    From an Al-Manar, the news organ of Hezbollah in Lebanon (Hezbollah is one of my favorite guerrilla armies) about the Arab League getting together to form its... Read more

    The 20 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

    JayinPhiladelphiaDaily Kos is a popular American political blog whose purported purpose is to elect Democrats.However, certain of us familiar with the workings... Read more

    The 19 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Assbakistan Loses Another Homie

    Urban Dictionary hom·ie noun an acquaintance from one’s town or neighborhood, or a member of one’s peer group or gang. The Telegraph Male model from... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Libya Or Tunisia: Who Needs the Other More?

    Hiba Safi is a CIPE-Atlas Corps Think Tank LINKS Fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East PolicyDiplomatic Ties The Libyan conflict is not only causing... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Center For International Private Enterprise
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, BUSINESS, POLITICS
  • Racist Heart

    geoffffAn old video but still catchy and true and it is important to keep Greens voters aware that there is a real issue with this party that can't be shrugged... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Jewish Languages of the Jewish Diaspora

    Sam asks:Robert I should have asked you this before but I had forgotten it. This post jogged my memory. I read once…somewhere…that all Jewish languages were... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Fight the Good Fight

    FROM the Sea of Azov to Aleppo, fighters from the western Balkans are at war. So worried are their governments that laws have been passed to make fighting abroa... Read more

    The 17 april 2015 by   Stizzard
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • Links 16/4/15

    Politics: Is Iran's foreign policy revolutionary? After all, it’s not Ayatollah Khamenei who sent hundreds of thousands of troops to overthrow an Arab regime... Read more

    The 16 april 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • Catholic Church’s Chief Exorcist: “ISIS is Satan”

    ISIS jihadists about to behead captive Coptic Christians Catholic News Agency reports today (April 15, 2015) that well-known Roman exorcist Father Gabriele... Read more

    The 15 april 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • An Insane Moment in Time

    Michael L.This is an insane moment in time.I am not sure that my late friend Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. could have imagined this scenario.I don't even think that... Read more

    The 14 april 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Green Party Blasts War As A Cultural Abomination

    Green Party Shadow Cabinet member David Swanson tells us that war is not a part of human nature, but is a cultural construct. The following is only a part of... Read more

    The 14 april 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Chemical Fabrications: East Ghouta and Syria’s Missing Children

    In my earlier articles – see appendix on the end – I claimed that there’s little dispute that a chemical agent was used in an Aug. Read more

    The 13 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Chemical Fabrications: East Ghouta and Syria’s Missing Children

    In my earlier articles – see appendix on the end – I claimed that there’s little dispute that a chemical agent was used in an Aug. Read more

    The 13 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Chemical Fabrications: East Ghouta and Syria’s Missing Children

    Ari Rusila:Some of my previous articles about Syria: Syria Chemical Weapons Attack – Whodunnit II Demolition Of CW Stockpiles Is Only Contributory Factor In... Read more

    The 13 april 2015 by   Arirusila
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Charlie Foxtrot

    The situation in the region is unprecedented. For the first time since the World Wars, virtually every country from Libya to Afghanistan is involved in a... Read more

    The 07 april 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • Revisiting Neanysa, François Didier’s Imaginary Ancient City

    Invisible Bordeaux first encountered the sculptor François Didier in 2014 when researching the three bronze plans-reliefs which have been positioned in central... Read more

    The 06 april 2015 by   Invisiblebordeaux
    DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
  • French Connexion: Le Pen's Grotesque Words Aside, Should Loyalty Become an...

    This is my latest column for The Connexion, the monthly newspaper for English speakers in France. It was written, of course, before Marine Le Pen's attempt to... Read more

    The 02 april 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • Links 2/4/15

    Politics:"ISIS hardly fits that description, and indeed, although it uses terrorism as a tactic, it is not really a terrorist organization at all. Read more

    The 02 april 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • Is Life in the First World Dependent on Imperialism?

    Jason Y writes:I can’t see an alternative where a “kind and gentle”, “non-exploitative” 1st world exists. The “easy life” of the 1st world is made possible... Read more

    The 01 april 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Oil Tankers Move Through Bab el-Mandeb, Arabic for “Gate of Tears”

    In local market, if you are to buy a kg of brinjals and are surprised with their latest price, the reasoning could be a ‘lorry strike’ or somethingelse happenin... Read more

    The 01 april 2015 by   Sampathkumar Sampath
    SOCIETY
  • The Muslims Who Leave France for Middle East, Going Nowhere Near ISIL

    Tarek Boughediri's project: http://oummanity.com/ I enjoyed writing this story. The French Muslims I describe have made or hope to make the same journey I took... Read more

    The 31 march 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • Syria: What About the Children?

    This is 4 year old Hudea who lives in the Atmeh refugee camp in Syria.Her picture has gone viral on social media the last few days. The photo was taken by... Read more

    The 31 march 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • The Sucker's Game

    Michael L.{Originally published at the Elder of Ziyon.}If you are smoking a cigarette, pondering your seven-deuce off-suit in the hole, and looking around the... Read more

    The 30 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Archeologists - Jewish Exodus From Egypt Never Happened

    (Cartoon image of Jewish slaves in Egypt is from ReligiousCriticism.com.) I saw part of a cable TV program the other night where scientists were bending over... Read more

    The 29 march 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Wrapping up the Week – March 28, 2015

    A light snow has fallen all day. I’m sitting on the couch watching the flakes dance with abandon, blown by the wind, just doing what snow flakes do. I smile in... Read more

    The 28 march 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • U.S. National Guardsman Plotted Military Attack on Illinois Armory in Name of...

    Foxes are guarding the hen house in Obama’s America. Three days ago, on March 25, 2015, an Illinois National Guardsman and his cousin were arrested for... Read more

    The 28 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • On Rights, Peace and the Power Of Truth

    geoffffOnce to every man and nation comes the moment to decide,In the strife of Truth with Falsehood, for the good or evil side. Read more

    The 27 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • A New Political System Is Emerging (And It Ain't Democracy)

    The following post was written by Tom Engelhardt (pictured) and posted on his own website (TomDispatch.com). It was reposted at Moyers and Company. Read more

    The 26 march 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Praying with the Desert Fathers and Mothers

    WHO WERE THE DESERT FATHERS AND MOTHERS?Egyptian monks, although later moved to Palestine. Flourished between 250-407. By 300, there were 10000 monks and 20000... Read more

    The 25 march 2015 by   Malcolmdrogers
    SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION
  • Military Investigating Threat Posed by Islamic State Hit List of US Troops

    The JV team… Stars and Stripes: The U.S. military on Monday was urging caution on social media while completing notifications of 100 troops who were publicly... Read more

    The 24 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • A Further Response to Volleyboy1

    Michael L.I took Volleboy1 up on his offer to read one of his previous articles, Going Left to Center – A personal journey, published at his blog in the Times o... Read more

    The 23 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • Currency War’s Prize: Privilege to Print “World Reserve Currency”?

    Salvador Dali: a surrealist artist for a surreal currency[courtesy Google Images]Salvador Dali (1904-1989) was one of the world’s premier surrealist artists. Read more

    The 22 march 2015 by   Adask
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Save The Date

    Ayyam Gallery Beirut is pleased to announce Drawings on Paper, the forthcoming solo show of Syrian painter Nihad Al Turk.Featuring a new body of work, the... Read more

    The 21 march 2015 by   Rasha M.
    FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Budget Differences - President, House, Senate, Prog. Caucus

    Public Opinion: What Do Americans Want?President ObamaHouse Budget CommitteeSenate Budget CommitteeHouse Congressional Progressive Caucus Domestic... Read more

    The 21 march 2015 by   Jobsanger
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • US Intel Report Drops Iran From Terror Threat List

    Bradford Thomas The most recent unclassified version of the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Communities removed Iran and its proxy group... Read more

    The 20 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • Daily Mail on Top Form

    From The Daily Mail: * Jamila and Jalila Henry, 21, are identical twin sisters from south London * Convert Jamila has been caught travelling to Syria on her... Read more

    The 20 march 2015 by   Markwadsworth
    DEBATE
  • No Muslims Involved. Oops! Muslims Were Involved.

    Boston Media gets it wrong again Boston Strong? In a typical brain fart, Boston’s Channel 5 declares no muslim involvement in viscous terror attack. The screen... Read more

    The 19 march 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • ACLU Files New Lawsuit Over Obama Administration Drone 'Kill List'

    Link provided by George Jefferson As the US debates expanding its campaign against the Islamic State beyond Iraq and Syria, the leading US civil liberties... Read more

    The 18 march 2015 by   Mikeb302000
    DEBATE
  • Radical Right Wing Jews Engage in Voter Intimidation in the Israel 2015 Elections

    Isn't the threat of axe beheading voter intimidation? Israel has been increasingly an intolerant, racist apartheid-practicing theocracy rather than a genuine... Read more

    The 17 march 2015 by   Doggone
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • El Mundo of Spain: When Type Tells the Story Best

    After 194 days in captivity in Syria, two Spanish journalists have returned home. El Mundo’s Sunday front page is a fantastic example of using type as a main... Read more

    The 17 march 2015 by   Themarioblog
    SOCIAL MEDIA, MEDIA, TECH
  • The Islamic State Under Pressure

    Michael L.It is an unusual coalition of forces that are gathering to challenge Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's Islamic State fighters in Tikrit. Read more

    The 11 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • "It's Bureaucracy Gone Mad"

    I know a thing or two about bureaucracy, jobwise. There are parts of the government that function smoothly and are well thought through, some parts are Catch... Read more

    The 10 march 2015 by   Markwadsworth
    DEBATE
  • Lies, Part II: Gallup Head Says Unemployment Rate is “A Big Lie”

    According to UnemploymentData.com, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported the Unemployment rates for January A.D. 2015 as... Read more

    The 10 march 2015 by   Adask
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • ISIS Unveiled

    Michael L.{Originally posted at the Elder of Ziyon.}In an important conversation concerning the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), between... Read more

    The 09 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • My Sunday EOZ Column: ISIS Unveiled

    Michael L.It will be a discussion of part one of the VICE News documentary entitled, The Spread of the Caliphate: The Islamic State. Read more

    The 08 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • International Woman’s Day 2015 – “Make It Happen”

    Today is International Woman’s Day. Yearly a day is set aside to honor women around the world, but also to bring attention to areas where changed needs to... Read more

    The 08 march 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Wrapping up the Week – March 7, 2015

    While you read this, I will be sitting with a group of people I’ve never met, but with whom I have a great deal in common. I am at the Families in Global... Read more

    The 07 march 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Jihadi John/Mohammed Emwazi/Little Mo: How Evil is Made

    The simple truth is that hardly anyone except Mohammed Emwazi knows how he went from being a fairly unremarkable London kid to practising or glorying in serial... Read more

    The 05 march 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • Jihadi Janes

    With the remorseless horror in the Middle East being played out on our screens every day at 6pm, it’s hard to make sense of the senseless. Read more

    The 04 march 2015 by   Jackscott
    DIARIES, EXPAT, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Daily Kos Reaction to THE SPEECH (Part Deux)

    Michael L.I was going to move on, but this is too much fun to let pass so easily.I think that I want to start, this morning, with the piece written by fladem... Read more

    The 04 march 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • 5 Quick Political Facts for Today (3/2/15)

    Can’t avoid the impending Iran deal and the circus now around it but more good news on gay marriage. Climate change was a contributing factor to the war inside... Read more

    The 02 march 2015 by   Paul Phillips
    SOCIETY, CURRENT, POLITICS
  • Give 'Em Hell, Bibi!

    Michael L.During the 1948 presidential campaign, Harry Truman toured the country attacking Republicans and putting forth his own views on what was best for... Read more

    The 28 february 2015 by   Mikelumish
    SOCIETY, DEBATE
  • The Real Reason for Venezuela’s Economic Problems

    This video shows the truth about Venezuela’s economic problems. In short, the economic problems are being caused 100% by the Venezuelan capitalists and the... Read more

    The 28 february 2015 by   Calvinthedog
    SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • King of Comedy

    There are some people you meet in your lifewho make a huge impact on the direction you take; you can’t imagine what would’ve happened if your paths had not... Read more

    The 27 february 2015 by   Janmcinnis
    HUMOR
  • Honour the Struggle

    I’m sitting with a younger friend in my home. It’s warm and we are talking over hot drinks. She and I share so much in terms of our background. Both raised in... Read more

    The 26 february 2015 by   Marilyngardner5
    RELIGION, SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Bethnal Green Three: What Would Any Modern Teenage Girl See in ISIL?

    The phenomenon of young western Muslims being drawn to Syria by the slick propaganda of ISIL is a source of deep concern. Recruitment still represents a... Read more

    The 26 february 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • ANP Hot News.....Around the Web

    By Susan Duclos Links to Hot News.... Around the Web, via All News PipeLine RMB May Be Alternative Major Currency For BRICSChristians Flee ISIS After Syria... Read more

    The 26 february 2015 by   Susanduclos
    ECONOMICS, SOCIETY, POLITICS
  • Links 25/2/15

    Politics: If ISIS is claiming to be Islamic, they will have to construct their claim for legitimacy and their law on precedence, but how they understand that... Read more

    The 25 february 2015 by   Cathy Leaves
    ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, BOOKS, TV & VIDEO
  • John Cantlie: the Unimaginable Ordeal of a Decent Man

    Is there yet a chance ISIL will spare the life of John Cantlie? The last known western hostage has made a series of videos in which the production skills and... Read more

    The 24 february 2015 by   Colin Randall
    CULTURE, TRAVEL
  • Homeland Security Chief Says We Should “give Voice to the Plight of Muslims” as...

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet-level department of the federal government which is charged with the primary responsibilities of... Read more

    The 24 february 2015 by   Eowyn
    SOCIETY, SPIRITUALITY, POLITICS, DEBATE
  • "World Is Being Run By. . .Imbeciles Who Are Putting Us On"

    The following article was written by Green Party Shadow Cabinet member David Swanson. I believe he has a valid point. One of my favorite things that Mark Twain... Read more

    The 24 february 2015 by   Jobsanger
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