Corona Virus makes an irrefutable case for people centred Socialism

Since this virus madness started I’ve been revisiting some of the inspirational stuff I’ve dug up and stumbled upon in the past and I’m now committing to a series of activities in the morning, which I’ve collectively called my miracle morning and which aims to boost my immune system and induce and maintain a positive… Continue reading Corona Virus makes an irrefutable case for people centred Socialism

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powerless

That feeling of Powerlessness only applies if you try to play the same game as the powerful. That’s the intention of Power. If we all felt we had it, then it wouldn’t work. It’s a bit like Poverty in that respect. If everyone was financially wealthy, then there would be no wealth. You can only… Continue reading powerless

Craftivism

I only recently heard about the Craftivist Movement, a form of activism for people who aren’t naturally shouty! Sarah Corbett is credited with starting this very different approach to changing people’s minds about politics, business and society in a very quite and considered way. Sarah tells the tale of how she started a successful campaign… Continue reading Craftivism

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Oussudu Lake anti poaching effort

Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has directed Forest Department officials to take stern action against those involved in poaching of birds in Oussudu lake, a bird sanctuary jointly managed by Puducherry and Tamil Nadu. Ms. Bedi, who inspected the lake on Sunday following reports of poaching highlighted by The Hindu on July 19, said the department… Continue reading Oussudu Lake anti poaching effort

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Compassion fatigue

Last week, we decided to tackle Turkish media coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis after doing the same for Western media. The picture it painted was not pretty, as the core problems remained the same just like the victims. We covered how a sizeable portion of the media presented them as a threat, and just… Continue reading Compassion fatigue

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Where is the compassion?

In reading a current report on the status of DACA I pondered as to whatever happened to compassion in America. There are 800,000 “Dreamer” children who were brought here by their undocumented parents, their language English, educated in American schools many of whom have achieved higher degrees, and have lived a peaceful life like all… Continue reading Where is the compassion?

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