inspire and empower change
inspire and empower change
"Peace does not just mean to stop wars, but also to stop oppression and injustice."
2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate and
human rights activist.
Ways to support women and girls in Afghanistan
What has unfolded in Afghanistan is heartbreaking.
Women and young girls are especially vulnerable during this current urgent moment.
If you’re looking for ways to help, here are some organizations doing important and vital work in Afghanistan. We hope you’ll show your support however you can.
"If not us, who? If not now, when?"
John F. Kennedy
The Beauty and Power of Art
Take Action has initiated an art auction to fight hunger in unison with the prominent
Tajan Auction House in Paris, hosting the event.
The 2022 Autumn auction will have a collection of art pieces donated by students, emerging talent and renowned artists. Funds raised through the auction will be donated to the
World Food Programme.
The World Food Programme is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization, the largest one focused on hunger and food security, and the largest provider of school meals.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, "for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict."
To inspire and empower
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Where's the Love - Blacked Eyed Peas
One of the members of the city council of Palermo, Fabio Teresi, Presidente di circoscrizione di Palermo, Sicily , has met with Tancredi Simone Teresi, PPE student at the University of York to discuss in an interview, the impacts of the cannabis referendum on the city of Palermo and its possible consequences on the Mafia. Read more
by Mark Green
While Republicans routinely call Democrats “Marxists,” it’s been taboo for Democrats and the American mainstream media to brand Trump and his followers “fascists.” Read more
by Matt Qvortrup, DPhil (Oxon)
A demagogue according to the trusted American dictionary
Merriam-Webster, is someone who makes“use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power”. The American politician who egged on the mob to storm the US Congress was a demagogue. That is not opinion. That is fact!
by Maria Kounelaki
by Ram Kumar Bhandari
A Baptist minister, King led the civil rights movement by peacefully pursuing a vision of racial justice. He was assassinated in 1968.
“Camp trash” might sound harsh as a descriptor for any form of media. In truth, there’s nothing wrong with either campiness or trashiness. The problem is that the former is difficult to define and can come undone depending on the creator’s intent. The latter, on the other hand, can feel forced and gratuitous if not deployed with the right amount of panache.
by Kor O'Connell
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