Archive for Global Awareness

Something extraordinary is happening in the world

... and most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening, writes Gustavo Tanaka in Wake-Up World.

The supernatural weapons of the Mahabharata and their world destroying power

In view of the ever erupting tensions and threats between countries who hold nuclear weapons, it is interesting to note that we've been there before. Wu Mingren explains the [...]

Addiction to economic growth is killing us

Anthropologist Dr Jason Hickel questions if economic growth really makes our lives better. He is the author of 'The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions'. [...]

Monsoon

Always long-awaited, a collective sigh is heard once monsoon starts in India. The rains are an annual blessing yet often resulting in floods, hardship and death.

An Open Letter from Guam to America

Following the increasing political war speeches on this planet, it is obvious that we, the people, are forgotten in all those grand schemes and threats. Victoria-Lola M. Leon [...]

French supermarket chain celebrates inglorious produce

Carolanne Wright reports stunning results in the campaign against food waste. Published in WakeUp World.

Remember oneness

Examining the role that stories play in how we think about ourselves and each other, offering a glimpse at a new emerging story that can help bring about a more sustainable world. [...]

Transforming anger into disarming

Syrian artist Abdalla Al Omari is the creator of the 'Vulnerability Series', that brings awareness to the plight of five million refugees that fled from Syria. A number that [...]

Passionate call by Pope Francis

In our present time, rife with conflict, war, political madness, increasing poverty, health issues and hardship for so many on our planet, we haven’t been blessed being exposed [...]

Graceful steps in pink to literacy

Every afternoon, the grandmothers of Phangane village wrap pink saris around themselves and slip abacuses and chalkboard into their backpacks. They are going to school. Satyaki [...]

India

A very special video by Neal Howland with a surprise commentary.

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages

'Fake news' is the latest catchword describing manipulative and false stories that are presented so real that many people believe them. Published on TED February 6, 2015

“Fake News”

The latest catchword and current manifestation of global manipulation. Glenn Greenwald puts it in a nutshell.

The Ass and the Elephant

Iam Saums writes about the illusion of choice, reality and fear, ultimately resulting in manipulation and the totalitarian approach. Published on October 21, 2016.

A Russian Warning

From Russians living in the U.S.: Russia will NOT attack, but she WILL retaliate. Published on June 1, 2016 in The Saker and SOTT.

This Just In!

Iam Saums on the overwhelming power of the media - and a reminder to claim our own power and distinguish ourselves from societal fear, prejudice, propaganda and vanity. Published [...]

Pope Francis Speaks Up on World Food Day

World Food Day was held on October 16, 2016. In a letter to Professor José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the FAO, Pope Francis made his stance on GMOs and the Biotech [...]

103-Year-Old Woman Planted And Cared For 384 Trees

Thimmakka is not a book-inspired environmentalist. She did not go to school or get any formal education. She worked as a labourer and like most voiceless Indian women, took life [...]

People, Ever More Greedy and Stupid, Destroy the World

Stephen Hawking speaks to Larry King about the rather grim status quo of mankind. Published in Russia Today on June 27, 2016.

Livelihoods Have Changed into Deadlihoods

Why do we wait so restlessly for the workday to end and for the weekend to come? And this is not only true in India. Ashish Kothari writes on Scroll.in; published on SOTT, June 17, [...]

Elegy for the Arctic

On video: Greenpeace holds a historic performance with pianist Ludovico Einaudi on the Arctic Ocean. It is going to take more, so much more...

Coral Restoration Technique Is ‘Electrifying’ Balinese Village

Report on a unique and successful coral restoration project on Bali, initially facilitated by Narayanadeva and Prem Rani. Reported by Steve Baragona on May 25, 2016, on [...]

Rabbi’s Powerful Speech

As a representative of American Jews, Rabbi Michael Lerner held a significant and courageous speech at Muhammad Ali's funeral.

Howard Zinn on Memorial Day

Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) was an eminent American historian, playwright, social activist and political science professor at Boston University.

Migrant Crisis: Omar Draws his Journey from Syria to Calais

Sixteen-year-old Omar is one of many unaccompanied minors living in the Calais "Jungle" camp. Published by BBC on May 24, 2016.

When They Killed JFK They Killed America

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts states that John F. Kennedy was assassinated because of anti-communist hysteria in the military and security agencies. Published on Global Research on May 7, [...]

JFK’s Speech about Secret Societies

Video with excerpts of John F. Kennedy's address before the American Newspaper Publishers Association, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, April 27, 1961.

A New Paper Flapped Into Our Face

Arjuna shares some thoughts, reflections and prophecies about what should be the most significant Earth Day Celebration in its 46 years long history.

The Slow Road to Asphyxiation

Julian Rose takes a stand about the mobile phone and the virtual world billions of people are now addicted to.

A World War has Begun – Break the Silence

An edited version of an address by John Pilger at the University of Sydney, 22nd March 2016.

Rancher’s vegan wife sets out to save cattle

A video from CBS Evening News, March 4, 2016

At a Beach in Brazil

A penguin and a fisherman show how animals and humans interrelate. Alison Lynch reports in Metro.co.uk., published on March 9, 2016

World Banking Explained in 2 Minutes

In this short, simple, animated video clip by John Perkins it becomes abundantly clear how 'the global empire' has been and continues to be created.

America the Pitiful: Who Will Dare to Wake Up?

Zen Gardener speaks on apathy, societal controls and behaviour conformity among a vast majority of the American population. He encourages those who can, to help people wake up.

The Vegan Red Pill

[ Free Your Mind & Escape The Matrix ] a video by Neo Human Eve

Our Wars in 2 Minutes

Tom Bennet created a video to show that war is beyond human understanding. The timeline is WWI to ISIS; however, because of the 2 minute time-limit, not every single war is [...]

Taking a Stand for Truth

A statue featuring Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning has been unveiled in Berlin, Germany.

The Holy Quran Experiment

Islam has been under huge scrutiny lately and is often criticised for being an aggressive religion... but what about Christianity? Russia Today reports on December 7, 2015.

One Man Makes An Entire Sandbar Green

Stephen Messenger introduces Jadav “Molai” Payeng from Assam, who single-handedly transformed a sandbar in the Brahmaputra river into a 1,360 acre forest.

Humans Created Terrorism, So Stop Praying To God For A Solution

stated the Dalai Lama in an interview with Deutsche Welle. Michael McLaughlin writes in The Huffington Post on November 17, 2015.

Facebook and Humanity’s Connection with Reality

Facebook's 'teleporter' technology is the final nail in the coffin, says L.J. Devon at Natural News, USA, on November 9, 2015.

India Man’s Journey to Challenge Borders

Theatre actor-director Mohammad Akram Feroze recently set off on foot to travel along India's 10,000km-long border, stopping to perform plays at villages with - and for - their [...]

The Invasion of the Truck Stop

A video tribute to what has been lost in the development of a Pilot truck stop along the banks of the North Llano River in Junction, Texas.

There Is No Planet B.

Kul Bhushan asserts that we can't escape to another planet but rather ought to explore our inner space.

Real Minority Report?

You might have seen the movie with Tom Cruise. Meanwhile Hitachi unveils technology that predicts crimes before they happen. The system (PCA) uses real-time social media and [...]

India’s Economic Rise vs. Poverty

A look at the issue nobody wants to address.

Hiroshima after Seventy Years

Kul Bhushan remembers...

Record Tree Planting in Bhutan

Excerpted from Vikas Pandey's report, BBC Asia on June 2, 2015.

Animated Life: Pangea

Published on Feb 17, 2015, this animated documentary tells the story of polar explorer Alfred Wegener, the unlikely scientist behind the continental drift theory.

Another Kind of Wake-up Call

Until very recently, mankind was able to live without the aid of a mobile phone glued into their hands.