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Political Prisoners Of War: Who Are The Criminals?

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson Tear gas, a banned chemical weapon Poison gases were first developed and widely used as battlefield weapons during World War I. Among those weapons were chlorine gas, mustard gas and the benignly named “tear gas,” all of which have similar effects, toxicity and lethality. Because…

Conscious Authenticity

Originally posted on parallax:
via Daily Prompt: Authentic Sunset at Uluru, one of my many favourite photos of the rock, taken last year. Uluru is a well known Aussie icon. Primarily it is an indigenous sacred site, but in a broader sense it is a well known visual associated with Australia as a country. 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…

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…

Rights On Paper Alone Are Utterly Useless

It’s disturbing to see, and attempt to understand, why so little is known about the plight of the disabled in this country. Stretching resources to cover the simplest necessities (that most of us take for granted) can become a life-threatening choice between obtaining nutrition and safeguarding personal safety.  When heartless politicians decide to subsidize corporate […]