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Joey Reiman: “Cure for the Cold”

Companies with a Soul Joey Reiman, CEO & Founder of BrightHouse, a global consultancy firm, was named one of the 100 people who will change the way the world thinks by Fast Company. An adjunct professor at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, his mission is to bring more purpose to the world of […]

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Is This Really Happening in America? NYTimes: “Shooting Stokes Unrest in Missouri”

(NYTimes) FERGUSON, Mo. — The chief of police here said Tuesday that he had reconsidered his decision to release the name of the police officer involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager and would not do so because of concerns about the officer’s safety. The Ferguson Police Department had said it would […]

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Democracy, Human Rights in Egypt & the Bloodshed in Gaza Forum at The Carter Center Commemorating the one-year anniversary of the Rabaa Massacre

The Democracy, Human Rights in Egypt & the Bloodshed in Gaza Forum is going to be held Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT at The Carter Center, located at 453 Freedom Parkway NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30307 (events will take place in the Cyprus Room, accessible via the Executive Offices Entrance) […]

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Almost No Coverage in Traditional Media: 50,000 March on Washington! Free Gaza Protestors Take to the Streets, the New Media will be the answer

CLICK HERE to view Gandhi’s Be Magazine’s “March on Washington” photo album on our Facebook page (and make sure to tag yourselves, let’s keep the movement going!). Thousands have been taking to streets around the world in solidarity with Gaza, from London to Los Angeles, and now, in the largest mass demonstration to date, an […]

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Missy Crutchfield speaks at International Sit-in event in Istanbul

(Istanbul) Gandhi’s Be Magazine Editor-in-Chief Missy Crutchfield makes remarks at the International Sit-in Event on July 5, 2014  in Istanbul, Turkey. The Sit-in was held as a Memorial Anniversary for the events that occurred in Rabia Aladwya Square in Istanbul. The Union of NGOs of the Islamic world in cooperation with the Egyptian Solidarity Association (Rabia) […]

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NY Times: “The End of Liberal Zionism”

Israel’s Move to the Right Challenges Diaspora Jews (NY Times) LONDON — Liberal Zionists are at a crossroads. The original tradition of combining Zionism and liberalism — which meant ending the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, supporting a Palestinian state as well as a Jewish state with a permanent Jewish majority, and standing […]

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Salon: “Ferguson and Gaza: The definitive study of how they are and are not similar”

(Salon) As photographs and videoclips from Ferguson overwhelmed our mediascapes, they created a strange double-optic. They seemed overlaid upon representations of events that had previously dominated our public consciousness: Images of the massive and on-going destruction of Gaza by the Israeli military. This stereoscopic image immediately drew bloggers, pundits and op-ed writers to rush to […]

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Mashable: “Before and After: The West Has Lost 63 Trillion Gallons of Water During Drought”

(Mashable) The West has been suffering from a severe drought since 2013 and, in some cases, much longer than that. Conditions are particularly acute in California, where close to 60% of the state is experiencing “exceptional” drought after three years of below average rainfall. This is the worst category according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. […]

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David Chura: “Why Prison Reform is Best for All of Us”

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David Chura Blogger Editor’s Note: David Chura recently joined Gandhi’s Be Magazine. Teacher, Youth Advocate, and Author of the book “I Don’t Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup,” David Chura blogs on youth incarceration and youth stuck in the social welfare system. Suggest that the way to […]

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Grist: “After Ferguson, what next?”

(Grist) What happens when your protest is over? Earlier this month, people in Ferguson, Mo., began marching in the streets, asking for answers to three questions: Who from the local police department had shot Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager? Where was the incident report? And why had the case been handled the way that it […]

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Electronicintifada: “Israel lost the war in Gaza but the struggle for justice goes on”

(Electronicintifada) There is one clear reason to celebrate the ceasefire deal Israel and the Palestinian resistance reached today: 51 days and nights of relentless Israeli massacres and destruction have come to an end in Gaza. With reports that Israel has agreed to reopen Gaza’s borders, Hamas announced victory and Palestinians, especially in Gaza, are celebrating. […]

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Electronicintifada: “In last interview, Auschwitz survivor urged Palestinians ‘not to give up their fight’ “

(Electronicintifada) I mourn the loss of Hajo Meyer, a friend who fearlessly raised his voice to combat Zionism and to express his support for the struggle of the Palestinian people for freedom and equality. Hajo passed away in his sleep on 23 August, just days after his ninetieth birthday. Hajo was born in 1924 and […]

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Huffington Post: “Ron Finley, “Gangster Gardener Delivers TED Lecture On Neighborhood Gardens And Health (VIDEO)”

(Huffington Post) Ron Finley is a successful clothing designer and artist from Los Angeles whose life got a little dirtier when he realized something strange about his neighborhood. He found that South Central, Los Angeles was overwhelmingly filled with “Liquor stores. Fast food. Vacant lots,”but had no great place to get fresh, affordable produce. “People […]

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Newsweek: “The ‘Palestinian Gandhi’ Who Still Believes Non-Violence Is the Answer”

(Newsweek) Amid the smoke, rubble and blood, the idea of nonviolent protest in Gaza seems as preposterous as it is naive. Indeed, those Palestinians who preached nonviolence and led peaceful marches, boycotts, mass sit-downs and the like are mostly dead, in jail, marginalised or in exile. Mubarak Awad is one of the latter. Often dubbed […]

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Missy Crutchfield: “Checkpoint. The Real War We Are Fighting”

The Real War We Are Fighting…

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Al Jazeera America: “Ferguson is not Gaza … yet”

U.S. law enforcement maintains extensive relations with Israel, but militarized policing is largely homegrown (Al Jazeera America) The police violence in Ferguson and the attendant images have inspired comparisons with Israel’s assault on Gaza. The parallels between Israeli and U.S. militarized policies are not far-fetched. A cursory investigation shows that Israel maintains an extensive network […]

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CNN: “How Iraq’s black market in oil funds ISIS”

CNN Editor’s note: Luay al-Khatteeb is visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, focusing on the geopolitics and political economy of the GCC and Iraq. He is the founder and director of the Iraq Energy Institute and serves as senior adviser to the federal parliament of Iraq for energy policy and economic reform. (CNN) London […]

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