Famine in the land — ShannonBuchbach — GLOBAL1.BLOG


My last two posts have been focused on digging into the Bible so I thought I may as well continue the theme. I still have vivid memories from childhood and adolescence of asking God to open His Word up to me. I was hungry to go beyond a surface level understanding, but didn’t know how […] […]

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Des centaines de milliers de personnes tournent le dos à la crise — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Au Venezuela, de plus en plus de personnes fuient la faim, la violence et l’oppression politique de ce pays d’Amérique du Sud autrefois riche. La vague de réfugiés pourrait plonger toute la région dans une crise profonde. Pedro était sur la route pendant un mois. Avec rien d’autre que les vêtements sur son dos et […] […]

via Des centaines de milliers de personnes tournent le dos à la crise — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

7 years ago : Somalia’s famine reaches into Mogadishu — Le journal du peintre : painting news by Michel Briat — GLOBAL1.BLOG


The UN first declared a famine in July 2011 in Somalia’s Southern Bakool and Lower Shabelle. Somalia’s famine killed 260 000 people. http://lejournaldupeintre.wordpress.com/ http://www.lestableauxdupeintre.wordpress.com http://www.twitter.com/michelbriat http://michelbriat.wixsite.com/painting-news-briat – – – – – – – – via 7 years ago : Somalia’s famine reaches into Mogadishu — Le journal du peintre : painting news by Michel Briat

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Mini Reviews: Nory Ryan’s Song and Maggie’s Door by Patricia Reilly Giff — Apt Reader — GLOBAL1.BLOG


I was going to write a post to review my thoughts on Nory Ryan’s Song and Maggie’s Door by Patricia Reilly Giff. But I don’t quite know what to say about either one of them. So I’m just going to have a general discussion about them. The two books are companion novels. They tell the […] […]

via Mini Reviews: Nory Ryan’s Song and Maggie’s Door by Patricia Reilly Giff — Apt Reader — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Le virus Ebola frappe dans la zone de conflit — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG


GEOPOLIS – Tous les observateurs s’accordent sur le fait que la reprise du virus Ebola en RDC est particulièrement préoccupante. Parce que cette fois, le virus apparaît dans l’est du pays, près de la ville de Beni au Nord-Kivu. La région est au cœur d’un conflit entre l’armée régulière et les rebelles. Au plus tard […] […]

via Le virus Ebola frappe dans la zone de conflit — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Inspiring Faith: Joseph — John the United Methodist — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Genesis 45:1-12 It turns out that the saints of old are not too different from us. We have heard “Sunday School” versions of the saints. Today, the saint who inspires our faith is not too different from us. We’ve heard the story of the multi-colored coat that Joseph received from his father, Jacob. But we […] […]

via Inspiring Faith: Joseph — John the United Methodist — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

The Great Famine — Peto’s People — GLOBAL1.BLOG


The Great Famine or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland between 1845 and 1849. During the famine, about one million people died and a million more emigrated from Ireland, causing the island’s population to fall by between 20% and 25%. The famine and its effects permanently changed […] […]

via The Great Famine — Peto’s People — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

condamné en appel, le maire de Dakar n’abandonne pas l’élection présidentielle — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG


GEOPOLIS – Le maire de Dakar, Khalifa Sall, a été condamné en appel le 31 août 2018 à cinq ans de prison pour “escroquerie”. Cependant, ce rival du chef de l’Etat Macky Sall n’abandonne pas la présidentielle sénégalaise. Le même jour, un autre candidat, Karim Wade, condamné pour enrichissement personnel et exclu des listes électorales, […] […]

via condamné en appel, le maire de Dakar n’abandonne pas l’élection présidentielle — Nouvelles Du Monde — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

The World — The 50 year old poet — GLOBAL1.BLOG


The World is such a small place yet is divided by colour and race. Religion and Ideology, not a good mix for sociology. Wars and famines are created to ensure that we are manipulated. Human Beings are disposable, once they become uncontrollable. Money is the true denominator. Greed the number one exterminator. via The World — […]

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Carbon Fuels Conquered Famine – But Green Policies Are Inviting It Again — Watts Up With That? — GLOBAL1.BLOG


The Long War on Famine by Viv Forbes Famine has haunted humans for most of their history. In the days of the Pharaohs, whenever the Nile River failed to flood, Egypt starved. Joseph was called in and he organised stockpiling of grain for famine relief. Even mighty Rome suffered famines – in 436 BC thousands […] […]

via Carbon Fuels Conquered Famine – But Green Policies Are Inviting It Again — Watts Up With That? — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

3 ways India can escape Trump sanctions for Russia S-400 missile deal — shinflaweraviationblog — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Despite the convulsions that have marked US foreign policy during Donald Trump’s presidency, US-India relations appear to have survived relatively unscathed thus far. However, a spectre haunts the bilateral relationship – namely, the threat of US sanctions on India if its purchase of Russia’s S-400 strategic surface-to-air missile (SAM) system is successfully concluded. The challenge […] […]

via 3 ways India can escape Trump sanctions for Russia S-400 missile deal — shinflaweraviationblog — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Western countries urge calm after deadly Tripoli clashes — SANJAY SHAH — GLOBAL1.BLOG


At least 39 people, including civilians, have died as rival militias battle in the capital Tripoli. from BBC News – World https://bbc.in/2LS311u via Western countries urge calm after deadly Tripoli clashes — SANJAY SHAH

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As Elections Approach, What Is the Risk of Russian Meddling? — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. The sites mimicked a portal used by U.S. senators and their staffs, with easy-to-miss discrepancies. Emails to Senate users urged them to reset […] […]

via As Elections Approach, What Is the Risk of Russian Meddling? — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

 

Medical Workers Face Great Danger at Gaza Protests — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Each Friday, volunteer medic Asmaa Qudih goes through a tense ritual: She prays, kisses her mother’s hand and packs a bag with medical supplies as she heads off to work at the weekly mass protests along Gaza’s border fence with Israel. Treating the wounded has become dangerous for Gaza’s emergency workers. In the past five […] […]

via Medical Workers Face Great Danger at Gaza Protests — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Far-Right Groups Hope to Build Up German Support in Joint Protest — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Emboldened far-right activists in Germany hope to make a Saturday protest a pivotal event that brings clusters of nationalists — from lawmakers to Hitler-saluting skinheads — together as a nationwide anti-migrant movement to challenge the political establishment. Several groups scheduled rallies in the city of Chemnitz over the Aug. 26 killing there of a German […] […]

via Far-Right Groups Hope to Build Up German Support in Joint Protest — BCNN1 WP — GLOBAL1.BLOG

And here I am…My Blog First Anniversary — Megha’s World — GLOBAL1.BLOG


My role in society, or any artist or poet’s role, is to try and express what we all feel. Not to tell people how to feel. Not as a preacher, not as a leader, but as a reflection of us all. – John Lennon I’m feeling so excited and elated to finally reach the […] via […]

via And here I am…My Blog First Anniversary — Megha’s World — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Upside down world — Joshi Daniel Photography — GLOBAL1.BLOG


An upside down GoPro self-portrait in a boat in Vizhinjam, Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Join me on: INSTAGRAM | TWITTER | FACEBOOK via Upside down world — Joshi Daniel Photography

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Place in the World — The Daily Post — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Where do you belong? In the hustle and bustle of a big city or amongst friendly faces in a small town? For this week’s challenge, show us your place in the world. via Place in the World — The Daily Post

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Vacation Philanthropy — Travel Itineraries — GLOBAL1.BLOG


It is always a heart-rending sight when you see a mother with young children begging on the streets, or a father with a sign pleading for help while his family sits not too far away anxiously looking on. It must not be easy for either one of them to endure the harsh looks of ridicule […] […]

via Vacation Philanthropy — Travel Itineraries — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018) — Medieval Art Research — GLOBAL1.BLOG


Looking at the Trecento through the lens of current global paradigms and concerns in historical and art historical studies might seem hazardous, or even paradoxical and provocative at best. Very few other labels have the power to evoke both the glories, achievements and limitations of traditional ‘Western’, and namely Eurocentric, art history. As a matter […] […]

via CFP: “A Global Trecento: Objects, Artist, and Ideas Across Europe, the Mediterranean, and Beyond,” IMC Leeds, 2019 (Deadline 15 September 2018) — Medieval Art Research — GLOBAL1.BLOG

 

Algeria’s Bouteflika back from Geneva medical trip: presidency — SuMaC Post! Co. 2


Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika returned home on Saturday after a six-day trip to Geneva for medical tests, the presidency said.

via Algeria’s Bouteflika back from Geneva medical trip: presidency — SuMaC Post! Co. 2

CNG-PNG prices rise in Delhi-NCR, prices are effective from midnight — Themnnews


The Joint Venture of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), GAIL (India) Limited, BPCL and Delhi’s NCT Government today announced the increase in the prices of LPG (PNG) supplied by CNG and pipes. The Joint Venture of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), GAIL (India) Limited, BPCL and Delhi’s NCT Government today announced the increase in the prices of […]

via CNG-PNG prices rise in Delhi-NCR, prices are effective from midnight — Themnnews

America erases its genocidal, war mongering history at the passing of its chief warriors — The Cross Pollinator


Headline from CNN: Meghan McCain: “The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again because America was always great” Slavery and lynchings. Invading Latin American countries. Dropping the A-bomb. Raining bombs down on Iraqi women and children. Exterminating first people tribes. It’s all great because John McCain died.

via America erases its genocidal, war mongering history at the passing of its chief warriors — The Cross Pollinator

the sodapop speaker attaches to an empty plastic bottle to boost base performance — Redcube Creative


the sodapop connects to its own carrying case or any other suitable plastic bottle, offering a compact portable wireless speaker with triple the volume and double the bass. The post the sodapop speaker attaches to an empty plastic bottle to boost base performance appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

via the sodapop speaker attaches to an empty plastic bottle to boost base performance — Redcube Creative

Burying the Living Wage Myth — Liberty is For The Win


[T]here’s no more reason to believe that arbitrarily raising the minimum wage will elevate the poor to economic security than throwing them off of a building will teach them to fly.

via Burying the Living Wage Myth — Liberty is For The Win

New story in Politics from Time: ‘He Made Me Better.’ George W. Bush Pays Tribute to Former Rival John McCain — The Richardsonian


Former President George W. Bush paid tribute to his former rival John McCain at his funeral service Saturday at Washington National Cathedral. “For John and me, there was a personal journey,” he said. “Back in the day, he could frustrate me, and I know he’d say the same thing about me. But he also made […]

via New story in Politics from Time: ‘He Made Me Better.’ George W. Bush Pays Tribute to Former Rival John McCain — The Richardsonian

Our Eleventh Donation — Eat Love Give


Just like that, another month has come and gone. We’ve been busy behind the scenes getting ready for some exciting giveaways, prepping for the upcoming Expo East show, continuing our ‘Merchant Spotlight’ feature and much, much more. And with each passing month comes another donation. For our eleventh donation, we have made a contribution to […]

via Our Eleventh Donation — Eat Love Give

How Hurricane Katrina survivors turned into fierce advocates for reproductive rights — ThinkProgress


By Jeremy Deaton Thirteen years ago, Hurricane Katrina stole the lives of more than 1,800 Americans and plunged New Orleans into pandemonium. Locals marked the storm’s anniversary by looking to the past, reflecting on its legacy and honoring those who were lost. Some, however, also looked to the years ahead with the knowledge that rising […]

via How Hurricane Katrina survivors turned into fierce advocates for reproductive rights — ThinkProgress

“Travelling Teaches You” (5) — Life as it happens to be


Travelling teaches you the importance of connection, and of non-verbal communication. On a basic level, when you’re in a country in which you are unfamiliar with the language, a phrase-book and basic preparation can only take you so far. Many of us take it for granted that someone we meet will speak English, however, even […]

via “Travelling Teaches You” (5) — Life as it happens to be

Apply for a council flat & temporary housing immediately — Plymouth Homeless Guide


Click to download leaflet – your rights to council flat & temporary housing immediately It’s a myth that single homeless people can’t get rehoused by the council – most meet the Housing Act 1996 Part VII 189 (1)(c) & (1)(d) and Homelessness (Priority Need for Accommodation) Order 2002 criteria and the council has to provide […]

via Apply for a council flat & temporary housing immediately — Plymouth Homeless Guide

Luca Guadagnino, ‘Suspiria’ Cast Talk Tilda Swinton’s Possible Double Role, Dakota Johnson’s Therapy — Variety


A glowing Luca Guadagnino held court at Saturday’s press conference in Venice for his radical re-imagining of Dario Argento’s classic chiller “Suspiria,” where it became quite clear that Tilda Swinton plays two parts in the film — one an elderly man — though she vehemently denied it. To some giggles in the audience, Swinton read […]

via Luca Guadagnino, ‘Suspiria’ Cast Talk Tilda Swinton’s Possible Double Role, Dakota Johnson’s Therapy — Variety

अचानक बढ़े पानी के तेज बहाव में कपड़े धोने गई महिला बही — Latest News Himachal Abhi Abhi


सियुन खड्ड में अचानक पानी बढ़ने से खड्ड में कपड़े धो रही दो प्रवासी मजदूर महिलाएं बह गई। इस बीच उनके शोर को सुनकर ग्रामीणों ने एक महिला को तो बचा लिया…

via अचानक बढ़े पानी के तेज बहाव में कपड़े धोने गई महिला बही — Latest News Himachal Abhi Abhi

The World — The 50 year old poet


The World is such a small place yet is divided by colour and race. Religion and Ideology, not a good mix for sociology. Wars and famines are created to ensure that we are manipulated. Human Beings are disposable, once they become uncontrollable. Money is the true denominator. Greed the number one exterminator.

via The World — The 50 year old poet

Perempuan di Titik Nol (Woman at Point Zero) — NJ


Novel yang ditulis oleh Penulis berkebangsaan Mesir , Seorang dokter yang juga terkenal sebagai novelis dan penulis wanita yang memperjuangkan hak – hak wanita. Namun dari beberapa karyanya yang berbicara secara tegas dan terang – terangan, banyak dari Karya Nawal El- Saadawi ini tak terpublikasi secara terbuka atau bahkan mendapat sensor dari beberapa negara diantaranya […]

via Perempuan di Titik Nol (Woman at Point Zero) — NJ

Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from strength to strength at prisons in the Central West where over $15,000 has been raised by staff & inmates through initiatives including morning barbecues, an inmate concert & sausage sizzle.pic.twitter.com/nbfrXWnlpI — Site Title


Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from strength to strength at prisons in the Central West where over $15,000 has been raised by staff & inmates through initiatives including morning barbecues, an inmate concert & sausage sizzle. pic.twitter.com/nbfrXWnlpI Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from […]

via Fundraising for farmers & communities battling the crippling #drought is going from strength to strength at prisons in the Central West where over $15,000 has been raised by staff & inmates through initiatives including morning barbecues, an inmate concert & sausage sizzle.pic.twitter.com/nbfrXWnlpI — Site Title

On complexity theory — satanicviews


There are moments when I feel like that fellow who told his colleagues that if they washed their hands fewer patients they operated on would die, they did not believe him, and eventually had him locked up in a mental asylum for saying these “crazy” things. The “crazy” things I talk about is complexity […]

via On complexity theory — satanicviews

Conflicts: Kremlin considers attack on separatist leaders as a threat to peace process — Archy Worldys


[ad_1] News1 (AFP – Journal) conflicts Kremlin evaluates attack on separatist leaders as danger for peace process Stand: 15:14 clock | Reading time: 3 minutes Separatist chief Alexander Zakharchenko Source: AFP / Archive Lavrov excludes meetings in Normandy format for the time being DThe Kremlin considers the attack on East Ukrainian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko […]

via Conflicts: Kremlin considers attack on separatist leaders as a threat to peace process — Archy Worldys

Regret and renewal come together in celebration — Voices – Adat Chaverim’s Blog


Summer is coming to an end, well I don’t know if that is true for Texas but here in Northern Germany you can feel it. You can have lunch and afternoon tea outdoors but in the evening you cherish the comfort of a blanket. I always did like the end of summer; there is something […]

via Regret and renewal come together in celebration — Voices – Adat Chaverim’s Blog

Weekend Open Thread —


Weekend Open Thread https://ift.tt/2LM5P00 Weekend Open Thread Today is a three day weekend for most Americans, including me. Feel free to discuss any topic within the purvue and scope of this website. Guest authors are welcome to post submissions as regular postings will be light. Have a great holiday weekend everyone! -Anthony September 1, 2018 […]

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Scots star James McAvoy records video appeal to help get stricken tot with Neuroblastoma to the USA for treatment — The Scottish Sun


SCOTS star James McAvoy has posted a video appeal online to try and raise funds to get a stricken toddler to the USA for pioneering treatment. The Hollywood A-lister shared the story of Frank, 2, who was diagnosed with high risk Neuroblastoma in February this year. The toddler’s condition was discovered after his parents noticed […]

via Scots star James McAvoy records video appeal to help get stricken tot with Neuroblastoma to the USA for treatment — The Scottish Sun

Wal-Mart files patent for blockchain-powered army of autonomous robots — Unblock The Chain


First it was a crypto-powered electrical grid. Then came a system for health records stored on the blockchain. Now, Wal-Mart has turned to blockchain again, this time to create an army of autonomous robots that will be controlled by the technology. On Thursday, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a document explaining Wal-Mart’s patent application for a system […]

via Wal-Mart files patent for blockchain-powered army of autonomous robots — Unblock The Chain

Acer’s Predator Thronos is a throne finally fit for extreme gamers — Techradar – All the latest technology news


At IFA 2018, Acer unveiled its remarkable-looking Predator Thronos, which it claims “reimagines the gaming chair for a new level of gamer.”This 1.5 meter-tall chair comes in a choice of colors – dual tone black with either white or blue accents – and it vibrates according to what’s happening onscreen, giving you an immersive gaming…

via Acer’s Predator Thronos is a throne finally fit for extreme gamers — Techradar – All the latest technology news

Poem: A Human — HearAndSeek.com


A Human A subatomic bunch of laughter and woes, From our nose down to our toes, We either grimace or glow. Why are we here on this planet of blue sea and earth? Does it own us? Or do we own the world? Brief is the time we get to embrace it. You blink your […]

via Poem: A Human — HearAndSeek.com

Entrepreneur — Who’s Who Newsletters


Backed by an extremely lengthy career in real estate and banking, M. Walker Wallace retired as chairman of his real estate firm, Wallace Associates, while leaving a legacy as a proficient and passionate entrepreneur, philanthropist and working professional. He retired from this position after serving in it for almost three decades. Other noteworthy roles include: […]

via Entrepreneur — Who’s Who Newsletters

Three Entrepreneurs Who Have Fundamentally Changed Philanthropy — Timeless Wisdoms


“Not just concerned with creating a pile of wealth for themselves, these entrepreneurs have essentially redefined philanthropy. And for the better.”

via Three Entrepreneurs Who Have Fundamentally Changed Philanthropy — Timeless Wisdoms

LifeStream drew this Riverside woman’s blood, and she drew the winning ticket for a Harley-Davidson — SCNG


Karen Lawing, of Riverside, was one of 10 finalists in LifeStream’s summer sweepstakes.

via LifeStream drew this Riverside woman’s blood, and she drew the winning ticket for a Harley-Davidson — SCNG

A rare and powerful Hawaiian hurricane is flooding its islands — Quartz


The outer reaches of Hurricane Lane are drenching Hawaii with heavy rains, in some places as much as 20 inches (50 centimeters), the AP reports. Winds blowing at roughly 120 miles per hour have also been reported. The path of Lane, which even as a Category 3 could be the biggest storm to make landfall […]

via A rare and powerful Hawaiian hurricane is flooding its islands — Quartz

Furious nature will take a heavy toll on your insurance bill — anshika awasthi


Furious nature spells doom for insurance business worldwide As flood water has started receding in Kerala, the Gods own country now giving chase to their insurers, those are likely to take a Rs 500-1000 crore hit from the Kerala floods, worst floods in at least a century. With over 361 deaths and about 20,774 […]

via Furious nature will take a heavy toll on your insurance bill — anshika awasthi

EOS: Landslide Database Reveals Uptick in Human-Caused Fatal Slides — ResearchBuzz: Firehose


EOS: Landslide Database Reveals Uptick in Human-Caused Fatal Slides. “Researchers now have an idea of how many such landslides are occurring around the globe. They have compiled the most comprehensive database of landslides that took place between 2004 and 2016. This database includes information on the landslides’ causes as well as their death tolls.”

via EOS: Landslide Database Reveals Uptick in Human-Caused Fatal Slides — ResearchBuzz: Firehose

✨BE POSITIVE✨ — “Poetry, Language Of the Soul” {P.L.O.T.S.}


via ✨BE POSITIVE✨ — “Poetry, Language Of the Soul” {P.L.O.T.S.}