Israel’s Jihad on Palestine?

Solidarity with Palestine forever

Not many Americans understand how Palestine was like before 1948. Vintage photos from the early period indicate that at least under British colonialism, the Palestinians experienced travel and work opportunities commensurate to the efforts they made. They had rights in their own native land to live as they chose, and they had plenty of dignity and self-worth. They owned the […]

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Sharing Future Visions from the #UNGA75 Commemoration

#ShapingOurFuture Conference UN75

The thematic celebration of United Nations Global Anniversary 75 years brought many perspectives to light for “Shaping Our Future Together.” It was the first virtual conference of its kind, a summit of recorded statements by heads of states, ministers, and diplomats. All 193 members were allowed to deliver speeches of up to 10 minutes. The official celebration was held between […]

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Fighting Voter Suppression in Underrepresented Communities

OurHomes-OurVotes.org

Nonprofits are stepping up to ensure that all voters have access to the voting booth this election. Several organizations working hard to get the vote out including the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), and National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), but the COVID19 pandemic has transformed the landscape into a digital […]

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Vote Early, Registration Deadlines for 2020

Ensuring voters have the information they need

Election Day 2020 is on November 3rd, but already the race is on in determining who will be our next President. Due to COVID-19, record numbers of people are on the move. According to USA.gov: “Changes to polling places are possible due to the coronavirus. These may include different locations, layouts, procedures, and availability of translators.” USA.gov notes that many […]

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Tzu-Chi: Vegetarianism for a Good Cause

Go Vegetarian Now

Vegetarianism lowers total carbon footprint, helping save planet Buddhist Tzu-Chi is a humanitarian non-profit founded in 1966 and based in Taiwan. Dharma Master Cheng Yen studied as a disciple with Venerable Master Yin Shun. The Buddhist organizer and teacher claims that her inspiration came from seeing how Catholic nuns performed good works for society such as setting up nursing homes, […]

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Unit 731: Japanese-style Auschwitz, never again?

Unit 731 infograph pacificatrocities.org

The global shutdown from the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented, and as nations are grappling with adaptations and perspectives, the United Nations Secretary Antonio Guterres has recommended time and again that all nations cooperate and collaborate with one another. On June 26, 2020, he stood up for the United Nations Charter and reminded us of that watershed moment at its 75th […]

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Let’s Fight #Covid19 with Music

We are Unity Song Project

Healing music is action that is positive, supports mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Mental health experts note that there is a rise in PTSD occurring because of all the additional stress. There are people who dislike positivism and enjoy creating fear—according to Hinduwebsite.com, these might be termed Asuras. These may devolve into beings that label, parse, and generalize away in […]

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Trail of COVID-19 Deaths and PPE Shortages

No face mask needed

After a month of daily COVID-19 press briefings, the nation is reeling from COVID-19 deaths with bodies spilling out of morgues, nursing homes, hospital hallways, and huge refrigerated trucks. As of the first week of May, there are over 1.3 million cases in the United States and over 80,000 deaths. New York state continues to rank the highest with almost […]

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Trump fuels anti-Asian hate wave: What to do

03/30/2020, Times Square. NYC

AGN Editor Preface: There’s no question President Trump’s attitude and comments are fueling hostility towards Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI). National organizations are trying to combat the hatred. They take a more generic approach, while others are rooted in community-based heritage and AAPI cultural identity. On a personal level, you owe it to yourself to stand up for yourself and […]

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WHO Report: China COVID-19 approaches rapid and effective

COVID-19 Identification Classification

A team of international scientists and medical doctors traveled to China in mid-February to investigate the Chinese methods for containing COVID-19. This was before the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations classified COVID-19 officially as a pandemic. Following their investigation there were media interviews streamed live by Xinhua News Agency, and a report published on the WHO-China Joint Mission […]

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DC Homeless experience COVID-19 side effects

Union Station missing spring tourists

The homeless community in the Washington, D.C. metro region are abnormally adversely affected by all the side ramifications of COVID-19 from not being able to frequent their usual haunts to not being able to panhandle. Many of the most vulnerable suffer from mental illness and may not even be aware of the crisis. They may not understand the symptoms of […]

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