Talking Heads frontman and noted solo artist David Byrne has announced a new editorial venture called Reasons to be Cheerful, writes Rob Arcand in SPIN, August 24, 2019.
“The widespread separation of humans from nature can be traced to a few key historical developments, starting with the rise of Judeo-Christian values 2000 years ago,” writes Heather Alberro in The Conversation, on 17 September 2019.
Worldwide support for Julian Assange continues. In London this week, John Pilger joined Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters at a rally outside the Home Office.
Growing concerns about 5G implementation now also expressed by meteorologists. Robin McKie has the story. Published in The Guardian.
How climate change and advancing commercial exploitation will affect Finland’s indigenous Sami people; a Norwegian town intends to abolish timekeeping.
A music video that has gone viral, alerting the population to wake up and engage themselves with the potential effects of climate change.
Articles from the web based on the 2018 Oxford University study and Greenpeace’s 2019 report that highlight the impact meat consumption has on the environment.
Thai Buddhist Meditation Master Acharavadee Wongsakon has seen the future and it’s not looking good. Published in The Bali Times on April 19, 2019.
In the Swedish city of Eskilstuna, people are committed to sort their household waste into seven different-coloured bags. A video by Dougal Shaw, published on BBC on April 12, 2019.
An ADHD parents’ support group asks the BBC why ADHD is often seen as negative. Published on BBC Stories on March 20, 2019.
Stephen Tonti’s primary focus is writing and directing for film and various other multimedia projects; he also tours as a public speaker advocating for men and women diagnosed with ADHD, as he has been. In this video, he speaks on TEDx.
In this video, business developer, youth mentor and blogger Penny Jarrett says having ADHD definitely has a positive side – if you know how to manage it. Published on BBC Ideas on November 21, 2018.
The new 5G, if allowed to roll out, is a health crisis waiting to happen and the harmful ubiquitous EM frequencies produced will be everywhere, writes Paul A. Philips on Wake Up World.
People worldwide are engaged and committed to stop implementation of 5G. Bhagawati has an update based on latest news from Brussels, Belgium.
Drag artist and theatre maker The Nightbus connecting kids with LGBTQ+ role models of colour. Published on BBC on March 28, 2019.
Edward Burtynsky’s images show ‘the indelible marks left by humankind on the geological face of our planet’. They are surreal and glorious at first sight, writes Cameron Laux. Published on BBC, October 17, 2018.
What is usually reported about the Gaza Strip, the self-governing Palestinian territory on the east coast of the Mediterranean, is war and death, general mayhem and destruction. Published on BBC on December 30, 2018.
Apparently there’s a rather unknown world government group that was established in 1889 and in operation since then; its background and implications are explained by Aaron Dykes in this video by Truthstream Media, published on June 2, 2018.
Freedom once meant something significant for mankind, writes Sir Julian Rose. Published on SOTT on November 5, 2018.
Being transported from our globe to space – way out there – and back into the human body with Google Earth video.
Increased tourism is overwhelming Venice, Italy. Bruno Boelpaep’s video shows the alarming trend that forces much of the native population to move away. Published on BBC on October 15, 2018.
Plastic waste is a serious problem not only in India but all over the globe. We encourage word to be spread far and wide about these two new inventions. Published by BBC on September 27, 2018.
Meet Mumbai’s singing and dancing plogging club; these litter-picking joggers collect plastic waste in a Mumbai park.
Samir S. Patel follows Matt Mikkelsen through the Hoh Rain Forest in Washington to record the ‘uncontaminated’ natural sounds of the dawn chorus (audio sample). Published in NPR on August 10, 2018.
Inspiring and illuminating presentation of how to bypass the conservative funeral industry and how to come to terms with the reality of having one’s dead body disposed of. Bhagawati has the latest on body recycling.
In this supermarket in the Netherlands, consumers don’t have to pay an additional price for getting their food in environment friendly packaging. Shown on BBC on March 3, 2018.
Joey Carbstrong (aka Joey Armstrong) is a 31 year-old Australian vegan activist, currently on tour of the UK and Ireland. We are showing a video of him having touched down in Scotland.
A look at the current education system in India but similarities can be found world-wide. An inspiring and challenging video that calls upon all those concerned to bring out the human potential in every child.
Whether your head is in the sand or not, you are no more or less a part of the same One Consciousness, and what happens to one, happens to all, writes Nanice Ellis in Wakeup-World on November 15, 2017.
Towards the end of his life, Carl Sagan expressed deep concern about the ‘dumbing down of America’. Buck Rogers writes in the Waking Times and SOTT.
Mumbai matriarch, Amla Ruia, is one of the most prolific dam builders in the world, writes Aamir Rafiq Peerzeda on BBC on December 12, 2017.
If you don’t know what that means, Piers Morgan lays out the widely discussed insufferable gender issue that is flooding the world; he got our ear. Published in Mailonline on November 22, 2017.
… and most of us haven’t quite realized there is something extraordinary happening, writes Gustavo Tanaka in Wake-Up World.
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 essential historical facts in Ancient Origins on August 10, 2017.
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’. Published on BBC Viewsnight on August 10, 2017.
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.
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 Guerrero, an inhabitant of long-suffering but little-known Guam, writes an open letter, expressing her take on the events. Published in the Boston Review on August 11, 2017.
Carolanne Wright reports stunning results in the campaign against food waste. Published in WakeUp World.
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. (video)
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 compares to more or less the entire population of Singapore or New Zealand. (video)
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 to many positive newscasts. (video)
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 Ghosh documented their journey. Published by BBC on March 8, 2017
‘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
The latest catchword and current manifestation of global manipulation. Glenn Greenwald puts it in a nutshell.
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.
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 Industry abundantly clear.
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 head-on for survival.
Stephen Hawking speaks to Larry King about the rather grim status quo of mankind. Published in Russia Today on June 27, 2016.
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, 2016
On video: Greenpeace holds a historic performance with pianist Ludovico Einaudi on the Arctic Ocean. It is going to take more, so much more…
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 Smithsonian.com.
As a representative of American Jews, Rabbi Michael Lerner held a significant and courageous speech at Muhammad Ali’s funeral.
Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) was an eminent American historian, playwright, social activist and political science professor at Boston University.
Sixteen-year-old Omar is one of many unaccompanied minors living in the Calais “Jungle” camp. Published by BBC on May 24, 2016.
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, 2016.