Posts Tagged ‘Society’
Tags: Ali, Ali Memorial, America, Donald Trump, Islam, Lonnie Ali, Muhammad Ali, Rabbi Michael Lerner, religion, Society
Tags: Ali, America, Civil Rights Movement, Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Nation of Islam, race relations in america, Racism, Society
Much has been made in the days since the death of Muhammad Ali about the ‘whitewashing’ of his life and legacy.
Tags: America, Civil Rights, LGBT, Mississippi LGBT Bill, North Carolina, Paypal, Planting Peace, Society
Non-profit humanitarian organisation ‘Planting Peace’ hit on a pitch-perfect way to respond to the Mississippi law that now essentially legalizes discrimination against the LGBT community.
Tags: Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, American Arms Trade, Arms Trade, Gaddafi, Golden Age of Islam, history, Human Rights, Human Rights Council, ISIS, Islam, Islamic Society, Islamic State, King Salman, Middle East, Petro-Dollar, Radicalisation, Saudi Arabia, Society, UK Arms Trade, UN, Wahhabi, Wahhabi literature, Wahhabism, War in Yemen, Weapons, Yemen, Yemen Crisis
The death, at the beginning of the year, of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, after a nine-and-a-half year reign and the accession to the throne of his half-brother, Salman bin Abdulaziz, seems to have marked no turning point in Saudi policy either at home or abroad.
With the change of rulers, things in fact seemed to have escalated to a worse state of affairs.
Tags: Airstrikes, AKP, Al-Nusra, Ankara, Ankara Attack, False flag, False Flag Terrorism, HDP Party, ISIL, ISIS, Islamists, Kobani, Kurdish Fighters, Kurdish Workers Party, Kurdistan, Kurds, PKK, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Selahattin Demirtas, Serena Shim, Society, Syria, Terrorism, Turkey, Turkey Civil War, Turkish Constitution, Turkish Society, Turkish Terrorism
The two explosions at a peace rally in Ankara that have killed at least 128 people and injured some 245, occur amid ongoing tensions in Turkey and a danger of matters escalating to an even worse situation.
The blasts took place as people were gathered for a march organised by entirely leftist groups. The TV footage shows a peaceful, even playful, atmosphere suddenly disrupted by a visible explosion in the background, with people then either fleeing in panic and distress or on the ground covered in blood.
Tags: Activism, Antwan, Daniel Dor, Grassroots Activism, Interviews, music, Palestine, Society, Songman, Songwriting, world, World Music