Stressed Man

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” ~Charles Dickens

When I was seven years old, my parents had me take an IQ test for an Continue →

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Playful Girl

“If you let go a little you will have a little happiness. If you let go a lot you will have a lot of happiness. If you let go completely Continue →

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The Monarchy’s Missiles

by stein on December 21, 2014

Today, Jeffrey and Aaron discuss the history of Saudi Arabia’s missile program and the reasons for the Kingdom’s new openness vis-a-vis its ballistic missiles.

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This week’s postings on JfJfP.com website

by sarahbenton on December 21, 2014

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The dominant issue this week, December 16-21, 2014 has been the submission to the UN security council (UNSC) of resolutions calling for the withdrawal of Israel from the oPt and Continue →

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As we end another year of endless war in Washington, it might be the perfect time to reflect on the War That Started All Wars -- or at least the Continue →

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In this Dec. 12, 2014, file photo, Madison Gardner, 4, left, and her brother Mason, 3, play on flooded Wohler Road near a vineyard in Forestville, Calif. Recent storms have eased California's decade-long drought somewhat, but state officials are worried that the rain will give people an excuse to abandon their already paltry conservation efforts.

In this Dec. 12, 2014, file photo, Madison Gardner, 4, left, and her brother Mason, 3, play on flooded Wohler Road near a vineyard in Forestville, Calif. Recent Continue →

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His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan ,The Eminent Scientist & Founder Chairman Of " ACADEMY OF UNIVERSAL GLOBAL PEACE " - AUGP ; Conferred and Honoured Dr. EFI PAPASTYL OU Of Continue →
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Jordan Resumes Death Penalty, Executes 11

by Human Rights Watch on December 21, 2014

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Cuban Oil May Prove A Boon For U.S. Companies

by Ari Phillips on December 21, 2014

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With diplomatic relations warming between the U.S. and Cuba, oil and gas companies may train their sights on what’s off Cuba’s coast — large oil reserves. Right Continue →

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Why the sun may not rise tomorrow

by sarahbenton on December 21, 2014

One of the many regular demonstrations for Palestine that have taken p;ace in, or ended up at, Dag Hammarskjold Plaza opposite the UN, this one in 2011 during the Continue →

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Jewish Chanukah message: stand up to injustice

by sarahbenton on December 21, 2014

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JVP offers bold universalist Hanukkah message in the wake of Gaza slaughter

By Phil Weiss and Annie Robbins, Mondoweiss December 18, 2014

Jewish Voice for Peace has published this incredible Continue →

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By James M. Dorsey

Qatar has booked two recent successes in what has become an uphill struggle to improve its tarnished image: a papering over of its rift with Saudi Arabia Continue →

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Iran: Let Afghans Seek Refugee Status

by Human Rights Watch on December 20, 2014

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by Kate Aronoff

A protest against fracking outside a Democratic party event with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on June 30, 2014.

In one of the largest environmental victories in recent memory, New Continue →

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Sony Pictures has pulled its film The Interview after the hack and a series of threats. (Wikimedia Commons/Coolcaesar)

Sony Pictures has pulled its film The Interview after the hack and a series of threats.(Wikimedia Commons/Coolcaesar)

The U.S. government Friday officially accused North Korea of being behind the recent, Continue →

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The latest round of climate talks just concluded in Lima, Peru after two tense days of overtime negotiations. The talks produced a new document, the Lima Call for Continue →

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By: Shaudee Dehghan, Humera Durrani, Lisa Mueller-Dormann, Sarah Rubiaco

Upon disembarking from the ferry it immediately became clear to all of us why Ai Weiwei chose the island to showcase his Continue →

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Appeals court: Gun control must meet toughest test

by Lyle Denniston on December 19, 2014

Appeals court: Gun control must meet toughest test

Breaking ranks with other federal appeals courts, and probably setting up a major test case for the Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled Continue →

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Pakistan: School Attack Reaction Tramples Rights

by Human Rights Watch on December 19, 2014

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Court won’t add to delay of Florida same-sex marriages

by Lyle Denniston on December 19, 2014

Court won’t add to delay of Florida same-sex marriages

Over the dissents of two Justices, the Supreme Court late Friday afternoon refused to delay — beyond January 5 — a federal judge’s order that would permit same-sex couples in Florida Continue →

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