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Boko Haram Kidnapped This 11 year Old Girl. Now, She’s Fighting Back: An inspiring video from UNICEF about a young girl who was kidnapped by Boko Haram and is now fighting back by getting an education. The post Boko Haram Kidnapped This 11 year Old Girl. Now, She’s Fighting Back appeared first on UN Dispatch.
#GamerGate vs the United Nations: Ed note. this is a guest post by David Sullivan, an independent consultant specializing in technology and human rights. He previously was the first director of policy and communications at the Global Network Initiative. The next generation of conservative conspiracy theorists is raising the spect...
How The UN Can Help Women Make More Peace: Ed note. This is an op-ed by the executive director of UN Women,  Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, We have recently celebrated the peace deal struck between the Government in Colombia and the main guerrilla group. The deal reached on justice issues represents the clearest sign yet of a possible end to fiv...
Britain’s WMD: Jeremy Corbyn’s Chance to Strike a Blow for Nuclear Sanity: The Conservatives’ commitment to owning, renewing and using the UK’s nuclear weapons was cheered to the rafters at their party conference, writes David Lowry. But it has left them vulnerable to Corbyn at tomorrow’s Prime Minister’s Questions – should he…
Exponentially Rising Global Terrorism: Washington’s war on terror is a war OF terror on humanity, largely responsible for exponentially rising incidents worldwide. The Global Terrorism Index (GTI) recorded around 18,000 in 2013, up 60% over the previous year – holding ISIS, Al Qaeda, Boko…
What Moscow Conveyed Through Its Caspian Cruise Missile Strike against Terrorist Strongholds in Syria: Russia shook Western military expectations last week by using its Caspian Fleet to launch a surprise cruise missile strike against Syrian-based terrorists. The US and its allies were totally caught off guard by this development, and their sloppy response to…
Syria: Russia to the Rescue?: US Secretary of State John Kerry has just phoned Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warning him not to “escalate the conflict” by increasing Moscow’s military support for the beleaguered Syrian regime. He stamped his foot quite hard, telling Lavrov that his government’s actions could “lea...
Europe’s Refugee Crisis: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Refugees from the wars of the Middle East are pouring into the European Union at an unprecedented rate. So are economic migrants from Africa and non-EU countries in the Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia, Albania, etc.), and some of them claim to be refugees too. They are coming at the rate of about 3,0...
Dad uses dummy to ‘prank’ girlfriend into thinking son died in explosion ‒ but was she in on it?: A YouTube prankster pulled a fast one on his girlfriend by pretending that their son had been blown up in a quad biking accident, but some are questioning the authenticity of the prank and her reaction. Read Full Article at RT.com
Ohio church stuns pizza delivery woman with $1,000 tip: A suburban church congregation in Columbus, Ohio ordered a pizza in the middle of a service, and then left the driver in tears with a $1,000 tip from the collection plate. Read Full Article at RT.com
'Blood moon' prompts Mormon announcement: This is NOT the end of the world: A rare confluence of a lunar eclipse and a supermoon set to happen this weekend has prompted such widespread fear of an impending apocalypse that the Mormon Church was compelled to issue a statement cautioning its members to not believe the end of the world is near.
Hillary Clinton emails: More emails found that former Secretary of State failed to disclose: The Obama administration has discovered a further chain of emails that Hillary Clinton failed to disclose when giving over a supposed full record of work related correspondence during her time as Secretary of State.
Political Correctness Can’t Save Columbus Day: This nation needs to make a choice. Does it continue to honor a man whose claim of “discovery” opened the door for centuries of injustice? Or does it openly teach that history, mourn those atrocities, and commit itself to ensuring that it does not happen again
What Motherhood Teaches Me About the Universe: My daughter is in seventh grade, next year she will be in eighth. She tells me this means she will be “the king of middle school.” She will go to a leadership camp and learn what it means to cultivate leadership qualities in order to be a good king for the underlings in sixth and seventh grade. ...
The New Brand Power: Mobilizing Global Solution Networks: Historically, brands participated in solving global problems through philanthropy or their corporate social responsibility initiatives. Thanks to the Internet and some big changes in the global economy, brands can now leverage the effects of networks to create a dramatically bigger impact than pr...
Action on climate change is cheaper than inaction: Many are afraid that tackling climate change is going to be too costly. But increasingly, studies are showing action will not just be cheaper than inaction, but could actually result in economic, environmental and even health benefits, while improving sustainability. This new page...
A Conspicuous Absence from the UN Beijing+20 summit: On Sunday September 27th more heads of state and government than ever before met in New York City to make commitments to gender equality and women’s rights at the Beijing+20 summit. One country’s leader was conspicuously absent from the 80 heads of state and government who attended the summit mee...

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