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The World Is Watching

Photo credit: MOHAMMED ABED/AFP   Fifty eight Palestinians were brutally murdered by the Israeli war machine this past Monday, May 14th. This was, according  Israeli newspaper Haaretz, “the bloodiest day of the protests by far, as Israeli security officials had predicted.” Hmmm, as Israeli “security” officials predicted. Did they see the potential for extreme violence […]

What Is Food?

Mad Scientists Live Among Us: It used to be science fiction, but not anymore. There are people living among us who believe it’s OK to “play god” (as the saying goes) and intervene in millions of years of evolution by engineering living beings as if they were tools to use at work or toys for […]

When Assisted Suicide Becomes a Viable Option

Originally posted on A Mile In My Wheels:
One of my most controversial opinions is related to the subject of euthanasia. I strongly believe that if all one has to look forward to is a life of pain with no hope of relief (for example: a person riddled with terminal cancer and suffering horrendous pain),…

Herman Bell is free at last

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
On Friday, April 27, Herman Bell, a 70-year-old respected elder, was released after serving nearly 45 years in prison. Herman was one of thousands of incarcerated older people who was repeatedly denied parole for over a decade after completing his minimum sentence. His release is a result of important…

Judge Suspends Release of Herman Bell, Elderly Black Panther Jailed 45 Years, Amid Police Pressure

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
by Amy Goodman , Critical Resistance ? A judge in New York has suspended the release of Herman Bell, a 70-year-old prisoner who has been granted parole after 45 years in prison. Bell was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the killing of two New York…

WATCH: Sheriff of Deadliest Dept in US Says His Deputies Have Financial Incentive to “Kill” People

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
Bakersfield, CA — The sheriff of Kern County, Donny Youngblood is on the defensive this month after a local police union released a video in which he states it is “better financially” for law enforcement officers to kill suspects than to injure them. According to KCDOA (Kern County Detention Officers Association), the…

The Souls of Poor Folk: A National Call for Moral Revival

Originally posted on Three Worlds One Vision:
Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival Photo Credit: Poor People’s Campaign ? I’m finding it hard to stay abreast of all the upheaval triggered by our Twitter-in-Chief. His tweets and threats boggle my mind, create instability across our nation, and embolden our rivals and enemies…