LIBERTY: Political veganism is just an another attempt at centralize oppression by Gooferment — Reinke Faces Life

http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2018/02/get-ready-for-war-on-meat.html SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2018Get Ready for the War on MeatBy José Niño *** begin quote *** Plant-based diets, especially vegan diets, seem to be all the rage these days. Based on the practice of eschewing animal products, veganism has attracted a broad coalition of interest groups — ranging from animal rights to environmental activists — […]

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Good Morning — Chronicles of an Anglo Swiss

As my local sky is letting me down again with its monotone of light grey, I decided to take a photo of my new plant at home. I at last got myself a cyclamen in the local store. They had all sorts of colours, so I decided on something completely different. I have never been […]

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Another Cultural Myth That Must Go: Menstruating Women Told Not to Cross River — Voices from Russia

________________________ Beliefs can be useful… if they help. In Ghana, some beliefs are decidedly not helping. In a nod to the persistence of cultural taboos surrounding the natural process of menstruation, many women and girls can’t travel or go to school because a river god decreed… although they haven’t made the decree public… that they may not cross […]

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A Double Suicide Bombing in Baghdad has Killed at Least 16 People — TIME

(BAGHDAD) — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 16 people, the Interior Ministry said. The Health Ministry said 26 died. The attackers struck during the rush-hour at the city’s Tayran Square, said the ministry’s spokesman, Maj. Gen. Saad…

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Cycle paths and the car as overcoat or shopping basket… — The Cedar Lounge Revolution

A brilliant piece in the Guardian on the strange case of Stevenage in the UK – a new town built in the 1960s and designed with cycle paths in situ. Unfortunately bicycle usage has never taken off there and today about 3% of the population use them. Eric Clapton the designer of the town (or […]

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The Times of India – ‘Nanakpanthis’ in Sindh face hate campaign — Maninblue1947’s Weblog

Yudhvir Rana Amritsar-Panjab-India, 17 September 2017. Pakistan’s minority leadership has urged the government to take strict action against hatemongers following the recent spate in the vicious propaganda against ‘Nanakpanthis’ (Sindhi Hindus) in Tharparkar district of Sindh province. Most of the Hindus living in Sindh follow teachings of Sikhism and are also called ‘Nanakpanthis’. “Not only […]

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