What seems to be a new high school classmate getting engaged every week (thanks...– COLOR ME NEUROTIC
Exposed: US press 'freedom' →
[Hypocrisy is writ large over the treatment of independent journalist Sam Husseini, whose behavior as an actual journalist with tough questioning of the House of Saud got him suspended from the National Press Club in Washington. Husseini didn’t play by lap-dog rules that dictate how corporate media should fawn to American allies and bear teeth at its enemies to keep tidbits dropping from...
The Martha Manifesto: An Ethiopian Woman's Dream →
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It Will Pass →
A student went to his meditation teacher and said, “My meditation is horrible! I feel so distracted, or my legs ache, or I’m constantly falling asleep. It’s just horrible!” “It will pass,” the teacher said matter-of-factly. A week later, the student came back to his teacher. “My meditation is wonderful! I feel so aware, so peaceful, so alive!...
"My Life as a White Supremacist" →
An FBI mole, John Matthews, speaks for the first time about life in the seedy world of right-wing terror. […] And unlike the extremists with whom he shared a fear of government, Matthews knew that an America controlled by radicals could be far worse. “These people are just plain crazy,” Matthews says. “If they don’t like you, they [would] take you out to have you shot. They don’t care....
It is wonderful to create.– Akira Kurosawa
The Cat Sees a Lion in the Mirror!
What Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? When you look in the mirror, is it a good experience or bad? This simple test provides a giant clue as to whether your body image is positive or negative. If you look in the mirror and see all the elements of your body that ‘aren’t good enough’ then you need to work on seeing your body, in all it’s individual glory,...
Ethiopian American Physicist received a... →
When Ethiopian American Physicist Solomon Bililign was a young teacher imprisoned in Ethiopia during the “Red Terror” era, he never imagined that he would one day receive a Presidential Award in the United States. Now a professor at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Dr. Bililign is one of nine individuals whom President Obama this week named recipients of The...
I am a collection of water, calcium and organic molecules called Carl Sagan. You...– Carl Sagan
Why you must fight against domestic violence, a...
Aberash Hailay was a successful public servant. She held the position of an Ethiopian airline flight attendant in a country that holds the occupation in very high esteem. On September 19th of this year, a week after the Ethiopian New Year’s, she became a victim of a horrendous crime. Her ex-husband of seven years stabbed both her eyes with a knife. Even though doctors in Addis Ababa and later...
Disturbing Corruption: Cry Equatorial Guinea →
Efforts against Equatorial Guinea official shows challenge for U.S. in foreign corruption cases. In the spring of 2001, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, at age 33, bought a $6.5 million house in the fashionable Los Angeles enclave of Bel Air. About the same time, Nguema, the son of Equatorial Guinea dictator Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mbasogo, twice went to a Beverly Hills dealership and purchased...