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Auschwitz | Liberated On January 27, 1945 — Edge of Humanity Magazine

Photographer Steven White is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From the project ‘Auschwitz’. To see Steven’s body of work, click on any image. For centuries, Jews have been wrongfully persecuted for their identity. This persecution … Continue reading

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THE CURSE OF TINA

Online films, text and selected images from Adam Curtis, maker of The Power of Nightmares, The Century of the Self, The Mayfair Set, Pandora’s Box, The Trap and The Living Dead.   The guiding idea at the heart of today’s … Continue reading

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We Must Overcome Our Atomization to Beat Back Neoliberal Fascism, by Henry A. Giroux — Rise Up Times

“These movements of resistance represent a reaction to the multiple abuses produced by a mix of political authoritarianism and neoliberalism marked by cruel predatory policies, a disdain for human rights, and fascist claims to ultra-nationalism and social cleansing.” via We Must … Continue reading

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Why a great education means engaging with controversy – Big Think

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Why Britain’s election won’t end the political chaos | The Economist

Britons are heading to the polls for the fourth time in five years. How has Britain gone from having one of the most stable political systems in the world to being derided as a political basket-case—and why won’t the chaos … Continue reading

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After Windrush – Paulette Wilson’s visit to Jamaica, 50 years on

A letter from the British government classifying Paulette Wilson as an illegal immigrant shook her sense of identity and belonging. ‘Hostile environment’ policies years in the making meant that Wilson and other victims of the Windrush scandal had their right … Continue reading

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The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, adopted in March 2015, was the first of four agreements approved by the international community in 2015 with the overall aim of making development more sustainable … Continue reading

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Pathological power: the danger of governments led by narcissists and psychopaths

The risk of “pathocracy” is always close. And once entrenched, difficult to dislodge. Source: Pathological power: the danger of governments led by narcissists and psychopaths

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Brexit’s £100 Million Campaign Has Social Media Users In Splits – DesignTAXI.com

Some locals think the budget could have been used more wisely. Source: Brexit’s £100 Million Campaign Has Social Media Users In Splits – DesignTAXI.com

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29 August — International Day Against Nuclear Tests

On 2 December 2009, the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly declared 29 August the International Day against Nuclear Tests. http://www.un.org/en/events/againstnu…

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