I wanted to write this blog so I can put the truth out there. The authorities (police, social services etc) have let down so many people and will do anything in their power to silence those who speak out. In 2004 I was placed on to the child protection register for emotional and psychical abuse, […]
Not a patch on his fiction. Or: “the greatest work of journalism from the nineteenth century”? “Anton Chekhov’s “Sakhalin Island,” his long investigation of prison conditions in Siberia, is the best work of journalism written in the nineteenth century. The fact that so few people know of the book, and that among Western critics (not […]
Thus saith the Lord God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob Thus saith the Holy One of Israel even the Lord God creator of the whole of creation of the Universe and all that in it is that lives and moves and have their being even upon all the surface of the Earth thereof and the […]
There is a very special call from God that lets you know that it is your call and that no one else can respond to it quite like you can. It brings with it a kind of holy, inexplicable energy. Your call may be teaching or preaching, caring for others or working with children, tending […]
An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday remanded 23 alleged members of the Eiye and Aiye Confraternities in Ilesa Prison for alleged breach of public peace and possession of Indian hemp. The defendants include Abidemi Rapheal,35; Omotosho Sunday ,21;Fatai Adeyemi ,35; Lekan Kolapo,19; Ajetunmobi Jamiu ,18; Saqiq Adebayo 19; Ayodele Tosin, 29, Oke […]
For us as believers, contentment should be governed by inner attitude and the decisions we make rather than by external circumstances. Because Paul had learned this secret, he was able to experience joy and peace in any kind of situation–whether he was surrounded by friends or isolated in a Roman prison; whether he had plenty […]
What do socialists want? Is there an end goal to socialism? It strikes me as insufficient to say that the end goal is “the collective ownership of the means of production,” because that state of affairs is clearly only desirable because of something about collective ownership that itself has normative appeal. Why should we own […]
Calvin Duncan was 19 years old and had moved from New Orleans to Mt. Hood, Oregon in 1982 to become a welder and pursue his G.E.D. He also planned on enlisting in the military, but his life would be put on hold for 28 and a half years for a crime he didn’t commit. Duncan […]
The Windrider Bay Area Film Forum returns this month, celebrating 10 years of bringing thoughtful films followed by Q & A sessions to the Peninsula. New this year is series of receptions before and after each evening’s program with the goal of linking the issues covered on screen with local organizations taking action on the same issues. […]
Murtaja Qureiris, the 18-year-old who had been facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia, has been spared execution and sentenced to 12 years in prison, according to a source familiar with the matter.
1. We were all concerned about Toy Story 4. How could we not be? This is perhaps the most beloved animated franchise of the last 50 years, and, in the eyes of many, each movie has been a little better than the last one. That final one, Toy Story 3, ended in such a perfect, […]
Did you notice that most translators do not believe what Paul says at the end of this passage? Weird.
“This must be the work of the enemy Stand user!” Ah yes, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventures: Stardust Crusaders is often cited as the favorite of many fans. If you are looking for someone who shares this same sentiment, then I am sorry but I am not one of those. Part Three has good and bad moments, […]
Kim Kardashian Lyft Partnership Ready to Help 5k Prisoner Get Jobs 6/17/2019 1:00 AM PDT FOREIGN Kim Kardashian WestThe recent announcement by The White House was the start of a huge undertaking … which will benefit almost 5,000 prisoners. Sources of information on Kim's partnership with giant rideshare Lyft inform us that the company is […]