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Chaplin’s Ultimate Intelligence

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in Antisemitism, Care, Education, Film, Highlights, History, Humor, Ideas, Peace, Politics, Popular, Racism, Shoah, Wars, Women, Youth | 0 comments

An excerpt from The Great Dictator: Greed has poisoned men’s souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed. We have developed speed, but we have shut ourselves in… The aeroplane and the radio have brought us closer together. The very nature of these inventions cries out for the goodness in men – cries out for universal brotherhood – for the unity of us all. Even now my voice is reaching millions throughout the world – millions of despairing men, women, and little children – victims of a system that makes men torture and imprison innocent people… Let us fight for a new world – a decent world that will give men a chance to work – that will give youth a future and old age a security. By the promise of these things, brutes have risen to power. But they lie! They do not fulfil that promise. They never will!. […]

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Why Care About the N.S.A.? The End of Journalism & Privacy

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in History, Human Rights, Ideas, Now, Politics, Tech, US, Wars, Women, World, Youth | 0 comments

A short NYTimes video clip by filmmaker Brian Knappenberger (“it’s time for all Americans to decide how to respond”) answering these typical questions – with Daniel Ellsberg “the infrastructure for a police state,” the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Salon… : Nobody’s looking at my stuff anyway, so I don’t care. – Everything they are doing is legal. – Tech companies already track our data, this isn’t any different. – We need this to keep us safe. The NSA reach is worldwide, and endless (from some recent articles): – NSA spies on Italians from roof of US Embassy in Rome, magazine reports – NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide, Snowden documents show. + TWO EXTENSIVE ARTICLES ABOUT GLENN GREENWALD (& HIS BLOG) AND EDWARD SNOWDEN in CNET & ROLLING STONE […]

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Give To Those That Give (IL4)

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Care, Death, Food, France, Health, Highlights, Human Rights, Jewish, Middle-East, Politics, Women, Youth |

“Nobody asks permission to kill. We do not ask permission to save lives.” – Help them through PayPal! This organization is a not-for-profit, volunteer-based, Non Governmental Organization (NGO) that delivers life saving aid to communities affected by natural disasters and human conflict.
We are a group of Israelis who operate in places where local regimes prevent entry of formal international humanitarian organizations. We focus on countries that lack diplomatic relations with Israel, transcending differences, including prejudices, race, nationality, religion and creed.We believe in a Jewish tradition and culture that values a compassionate, open-minded respect for the sanctity of human life and dignity. We believe we are blessed to be born in a democratic country that enables its citizens to travel to challenging and dangerous places.Projects before the Syrian refugees: Tsunami : Sri Lanka, December 2004
Conflict : Darfur-Sudan, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Floods : Georgia-Chechnya, July 2005
Hurricane : “Katrina”, USA, August 2005
Earthquake : Pakistan-Kashmir, October 2005
Earthquake : India-Kashmir, October 2005
Earthquake : Indonesia-Jawa, May 2006
Cyclone : “Nargis”, Burma, May 2008
Conflict : Georgia-Russia, August 2008
Earthquake : Indonesia-Sumatrae, Sept. 2009

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What The Experts Won’t Eat

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Care, Education, Food, Health, Youth | 0 comments

From Eat Local Grown: Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals–and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health. Experts from different areas of specialty explain why they won’t eat these eight foods.[…]

1. The Endocrinologist Won’t Eat: Canned Tomatoes

2. The Farmer Won’t Eat: Corn-Fed Beef

3. The Toxicologist Won’t Eat: Microwave Popcorn

4. The Farm Director Won’t Eat: Nonorganic Potatoes

5. The Fisheries Expert Won’t Eat: Farmed Salmon

6. The Cancer Researcher Won’t Drink: Milk Produced With Artificial Hormones

7. The Biotech Specialist Who Won’t Eat Conventional Soy: GMO Unfermented Soy

8. The Organic-Foods Expert Won’t Eat: Conventional Apples

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Banksy’s October New York Guerilla Fiesta

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Afri, Art, Asia, Care, Death, Education, Food, Galleries, Hispanic, Human Rights, Humor, Ideas, Media, Mystery, NON, Objects, Peace, Poet, Politics, Racism, Sights, Spectacle, Teach, Text, Time, US, World, Youth | 0 comments

At the edges of the art world and its fetishisation, and banking on it. Make sure you check out The Sirens of the Lambs. & a summary of some of Banksy’s work (“guerilla art”) at the very bottom of the page – BETTER OUT THAN IN – October 2013 – An Artists Residency on the Streets of New York – All pictures painted inside, in the studio, will never be as good as those done outside. Paul Cézanne – Consists of Excerpts from Banksy’s Site (mostly).[…]

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