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Americas’ poisoned water

The national and international recognition for the “heroes” of the Flint Water Crisis continued Monday as LeeAnne Walters was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize. Each year, the prize recognizes the efforts of grassroots activists from around the globe. The selection committee hailed Walters for her dogged determination in testing the lead-contaminated water that was poisoning…

via The Goldman Prize missed the black heroes of Flint — just like the media did — Grist

The ability to define is the ability to control

The Centre for Imperial & Global History is delighted to announce that Dr Olivette Otele (Reader in History, Bath Spa University) will deliver the 2018 CIGH Annual Lecture on Friday, May 4. She will be speaking on Afro-European Experiences: From the Third Century to the Third Millennium This public lecture will look into Afro-European identities by studying their […]

via Dr Olivette Otele to Give @ExeterCIGH Annual Lecture – Afro-European Experiences: From the Third Century to the Third Millennium — Imperial & Global Forum

Where are the voices that yell stop

Snipers Ordered to Shoot Children, Israeli General Confirms Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 22 April 2018 Israeli Brigadier-General (Reserve) Zvika Fogel (Wikipedia) An Israeli general has confirmed that when snipers stationed along Israel’s boundary with Gaza shoot at children, they are doing so deliberately, under clear and specific orders. In a radio interview, Brigadier-General (Reserve) […]

via Unbelievable Jewish terrorism, snipers ordered to shoot children, israeli general confirms — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog