Lara Logan The World’s Litmus Test on Sexism, Racism, Self Loathing and a Thought….

What a Bomb to be dropped on all of us! First and foremost what happened to Lara Logan is horrific there is no disputing that, but that the horror has not end but only continued when she returned to the US is a demonstration of how Women are viewed and treated everywhere. Sexism is a … Continue reading

Who Are These People?

I’ve been following about 300* or so Egyptian people during the #Jan25 rEvolution in Egypt via Twitter and various news sources mostly Al Jazeera English. Time and time again the people of Egypt showed what inclusive and conscientious people they are by their actions. Over the 18 days of  unprecedented peaceful** protest by Pro Democracy … Continue reading

The Women of Egypt

That the women of Egypt are so involved, present and participating with the Pro Democracy rEvolution is something for the rest of the world to look at. Revolutionary Women via The American Prospect The unseen factor: Egypt’s women protesters via DW-World.DE Women, Democracy and Change in Egypt via Bikamasr main photo for this blog by … Continue reading

Politics about The Internet

Network Neutrality via Freepress Turns Out Egypt Did Have An Internet Kill Switch via TechDirt Policing Content in the Quasi-Public Sphere via OpenNet Initiative Against Net Neutrality via Ludwig von Mises Institute Verizon Challenges FCC on Net Neutrality via ITBussinessEdge What can you do? No Internet Kill Switch Image for this post from OpenNet Initiative

Genetic Engineering of Food

It’s a big topic Right Now! USDA  Favors Monsanto over Organic via Eat Drink Better Congress Unites Against FDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon via Eat Drink Better GMOs vs.Organic Intergrity: Monanto Makes it to the US Supreme Court via JustMeans GM and Organic Co-Existence: Why We Really Just Can’t Get Along via Civil Eats … Continue reading

Animal Welfare : A Few Stories

A few stories about the complexities of humans relationships with animals. U.S. Citizens Forced to Abandon Their Dogs in Egypt via Huffington Post Egypt: People helping animals in the midst of a crisis via Best Friends ORG Spa Treatment via Kim’s County Line ~ The challenges of caring for livestock in winter Sled Dog Massacre … Continue reading

Colony Collapse Disorder

What is and why does Colony Collapse Disorder matter? Great read by Best Beekeeping CDC is a serious matter for the World and our food source? Read more here; Bee Colony Collapse Disorder May Be Linked to Pesticides via DTE 7 (YES,7) Causes of Colony Collapse Disorder via The Daily Green

Egyptian Riot Grrls

Egyptian Riot Grrls by Beenish Ahmen via Foreign Policy In Focus A great read about the women in Egypt and how their lives are changing during their rEvolution The photo added to this link is by 3Arabawy

The Way Forward

The Way Forward by Blogger Sandmonkey who has an amazing sense of humor that is quite often reflected in his tweets. Follow his Blog or or Twitter @Sandmonkey . A recent Tweet was about his car that was destroyed by the police  “Dear egyptian police, our only contact from now on is through my lawyer. … Continue reading

Egyptians Relationship With Their Military

I must admit I have known very little about Egyptian politics and for the last 15 day have been taking a crash course via Journalists, but mostly by Twitter and Blogs posts by the people who are in Egypt and making the world rattle with their Loud Voice for Democracy. I personally am so moved … Continue reading