For those of you who have an involvement in the dangerous game of politics, it may be of interest to know who’s telling the truth these days, and, whether the articles we read are fact or disinformation, emanating directly out of governmental PR departments. No genuine journalist would ever rely on such sources for the truth. Many of the mainstream media writers will eat their own for sales, as well as take orders from their masters—corporate, financial and political masters. Thompson called them “pimps.”
On Thursday, September 13, Tariq Ramadan, one of the world's leading Islamic thinkers, will speak in The Great Hall on "Islam and the Arab Awakening." One of the most important developments in the modern history of the Middle East, the so-called Arab Spring began in Tunisia in December 2010, bringing down dictators, sparking a civil war in Libya, and igniting a bloody uprising in Syria. Its long-term repercussions in Egypt and elsewhere remain unclear. Prof. Ramadan will discuss his searching and provocative new book on the Arab awakening.
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The opening ceremonies at the Olympics could have been a wondrous and respectful tribute to our courageous, gifted athletes. Instead, they marched in blue blazer/white pants outfits with Mr. Lauren s polo logo prominently featured. His mindless decision to use the Olympics as a way of publicizing his company is beyond contempt. I will never again see anything he designs or sells without being disgusted at his insensitive commercialism.
On August 18th, FringeNYC presents I’m Sorry, a one-woman play, written and performed by Katy Lidsky, about how a people-pleasing apologist became an animal-loving activist. Funny and poignant, this hour-long dramedy, focuses on one woman's journey to finding her voice.
The Special Olympics New York Junior Committee is at it again on August7th. Join them for another rousing cocktail benefit downtown, at Hotel Chantelle, to support the 56,000 athletes of Special Olympics New York. Drinks will be flowing and music will be pumping! Celebrate summer with us on the roof deck -- see you there!
Join a dedicated group of volunteers to knit and crochet housewarming gifts for Habitat for Humanity on August 17th! All 2012 yarn crafts will be donated to 12 new Habitat families who will be moving into a new complex in the Brownsville-Ocean Hill section of Brooklyn. We provide yarn and advanced instruction; you bring the tools and skill
Join QUEEROCRACY and Visual AIDS on Thursday, July 19th, as they facilitate a process of what it takes to create an action. An emphasis will be placed on the communicative and community aspect of activism. The goal is to ensure that all those who want to participate in current AIDS activism can begin to find their place of empowerment within the ever-growing and multifaceted movement.
Annmarie Cantrell will separate fact from fiction this Wednesday, July 11th. She’ll debunk diet myths and will present studies that support the health benefits of including nutrient-dense, healing foods in the diet, like a mix of cooked, raw, and fermented vegetables.