Category Archives: Health / Environment
Night Shift in the Wild of Guyana
By Dmitri Allicock
The fading light of Guyana’s dusk turns gray Night creatures awake without any delay Noisy life cheers, canopy shadows dance Celebrating and willing to take a chance I in the bright hours, thou in shadow-time I must now heed nature’s chimes
Tens of thousands First Nation children died in residential schools
The death records of tens of thousands of First Nations children who died during the time residential schools were operating in Canada have been handed over to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Several provincial governments gave up the records to the commission, which will now cross-reference the information with student lists to determine who among the children died while in the care of the church-run schools and where they might be buried.
Philip Zimbardo: The demise of guys?
Uploaded on Aug 5, 2011 http://www.ted.com Psychologist Philip Zimbardo asks, “Why are boys struggling?” He shares some stats (lower graduation rates, greater worries about intimacy and relationships) and suggests a few reasons — and he asks for your help! Watch his talk, then take his short 10-question survey: http://on.ted.com/PZSurvey
The Great Porn Experiment: Gary Wilson video
Jimmy Carter’s new book ‘A Call to Action’ receives positive reviews
In Carter’s new book, he says that he believes the biggest challenge facing our world today is the subjugation and abuse of women and girls.
By Husna Haq / March 26, 2014
Jimmy Carter’s new book is titled ‘A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power.’
Bebeto Matthews/AP – Christian Science Monitor
It is a crisis that manifests itself across the world in the form of child marriage, unequal pay, female genital mutilation, human trafficking, and more. It is the most serious challenge facing our world today: the subjugation and abuse of women and girls. Continue reading →
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The Truth About Bottled Water
The craze of bottled water is a national obsession but tap water is usually safer for you, and often better tasting too. Using a hidden camera, Penn & Teller will take a look at the obsession.
Fukushima’s missing melted cores and radioactive gushers continue to fester in secret.
Japan’s harsh dictatorial censorship has been matched by a global corporate media blackout aimed—successfully—at keeping Fukushima out of the public eye.
But that doesn’t keep the actual radiation out of our ecosystem, our markets … or our bodies.
Drought Emergency declared in California. Residents urge end to Fracking … [see video on Fracking below]
The state of California formally declared a drought emergency today due to a lack of winter rainfall and water reserves at only 20 percent of normal levels. This is the third year of dry conditions across California, which poses a threat to the state’s economy and environment.
‘Slingshot’ to launch ‘Guyana Get Fit’ band for Mash 2014
ALL around Guyana, groups, entities and private individuals are in a frenzy preparing for the Mashramani 2014 celebrations!
Designers are unleashing their creativity in the form of dazzling floats and road parade costumes, and those in the Diaspora are preparing to return home for the annual festivities!
A talented son of the soil resident in Canada, is readying himself to travel home to launch what he dubs his ‘Guyana Get Fit’ 2014 Mash Band, which will be launched as soon as he arrives; and that is shortly! Continue reading →