All Blog Posts Tagged 'Richard' (8)

Posted White Paper "Democracy & Global Web Education" by Richard C, Close CEO Chrysalis Campaign

Democracy and Global Web Education Abstract The mentality of Colonial/Industrial Education is when a superior/expert group imparts their knowledge down into theworking classes/cultures. Democracy in Education has the masses fully empowered to explore, create and share knowledgeon equal footing between students, the same way billions of people typically use the Web today. The disconnectednessbetween these two trickle down-collaborative strategies of learning is vast and sometimes even…


Added by Richard Close on August 7, 2011 at 8:19pm — 3 Comments

Behind the Barricades, There Is Happiness

Richard Moore describes himself as “just a guy who wanted to help.”

This is somehow funny coming from a man whom the Dalai Lama refers to as “my hero.”

Well known to the residents of Derry, Ireland, where we met last month, Richard Moore was shot at the age of 10 by a British solider on his way home from school. Taking a rubber bullet on the bridge of his nose, Richard lost…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on August 5, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Delights of the Green Isle

Hello readers! I returned from Ireland in the beginning of July and have been bursting with stories to tell. Here are a few highlights of the wonderful people I was able to connect with in Ireland, all due to this amazing tool we call the internet.

Alessandra Pigni, Founder of Mindfulness for NGOs…


Added by Jennifer Lentfer on July 26, 2011 at 11:54am — 4 Comments

At the death of Richard Holbrooke

At the death of U.S. diplomat Richard Holbrooke, there is no end to the praise. Obama, CNN and Wesley Clarke are out of all proportions. Tiny fact like these are left aside:

1) Holbrooke gave the green light for the Kwangju massacre on South Korean students 1980.

2) He undermined non-violent Dr. Rugova in Kosovo by helping the murky US -defined terrorists of the Kosovo Liberation Army to take over.

3) He was a prime mover in the expansion of NATO after the Cold…


Added by Jan Oberg on December 14, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Some notes on allegations of Canadian complicity in Torture in Afghanistan.

I have heard so many rumors and comments as of late regarding the allegations of Canadian forces handing over Afghan detainees to possible torture and I wanted to address some of the major misconceptions out there.

For clarity sake, these issues need to be more fully addressed. Firstly, I completely disagree with some of the statements I have heard that essentially say that to discuss or call for inquiry on the torture issue is tantamount to not supporting our troops. This couldn't… Continue

Added by Rebecca Sargent on January 21, 2010 at 4:06pm — No Comments

The Richard Falk case, Israeli authoritarianism and Western media

December 17, 2008

Lund, Sweden

B R E A K I N G . . . - December 15, 2008

Israel expels UN Human Rights Rapporteur and TFF Associate Richard Falk

(Notice how it says that Falk compared Israelis to Nazis. He never did. Notice how the Foreign Ministry's Simona Helprin's twisting of what she calls UN regulations goes unchallenged by the journalist).

And in… Continue

Added by Jan Oberg on December 17, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

September 11 seven years later and what we said at the time

September 10, 2008

Lund, Sweden

September 11, 2001 is known by everyone as a historical "turning point", as an icon of our time. In its wake, we got at least three major wars in which several thousand times more people have been killed, wounded and tortured in primitive revenge - Afghanistan, Iraq and the war on terror.

During the last 7 years, we have witnessed a surge in propaganda, violations of the human rights to freedom and privacy - surveillance, bugging,… Continue

Added by Jan Oberg on September 10, 2008 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

BREAKING NEWS... Israel denies visa to Richard Falk: Yet another Jewish fundamentalist clamp down on intellectual freedom


Israel denies visa to TFF Associate Richard Falk, appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council to investigate the Israeli-Palestinian human rights situation.

That's what you can read in the Israeli Daily Haaretz on April 9, 2008.

By any standards and beyond dispute, professor emeritus Richard Falk of… Continue

Added by Jan Oberg on April 10, 2008 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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