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Malcolm X: revolutionary ,human being, Black man and a Muslim

Now that we are celebrating over 50 years since Malcolm X’s murder, it is important that we not just remember the man and toss around his quotes, but that we seek to emulate him. 748 fler ord

Rockstar Series 2017: Spotlight the Good

If you’ve been following the blog for awhile, you know that the Rockstar Series is my favorite thing about Drunk on Opportunity. I’m especially excited to present today’s rockstar to you: Mikaela Conley. 1 015 fler ord

Life

The State of the World’s Human Rights

A dark age for human rights in the UK

2016 saw politicians around the world using toxic rhetoric to create an ‘us v them’ climate of blame, hate and fear, undermining the very foundations of universal human rights. 562 fler ord

Refugees

Moving Parts

I have been plagued – or bestowed, depending on the vantage point – with a bottleneck of writing ideas. In fact, the writer’s bottleneck is an actual phenomenon…I know this because, I Googled it. 974 fler ord

Personal Growth

London’s new police chief Dick led botched operation that killed Jean Charles de Menezes

RT | February 23, 2017

Relatives of Jean Charles de Menezes, a 27-year-old Brazilian shot dead by counter-terrorism police in 2005, say the appointment of Cressida Dick as chief of the Metropolitan Police is ‘offensive,’ as she was responsible for the botched operation.

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Civil Liberties

Iran’s Regime of Terror by the Numbers

By Heshmat Alavi

In 38 years the country’s Islamist regime has taken the people into poverty and illiteracy while the leadership has gotten richer and richer. 758 fler ord

Iran

‘Paris agreement not enough’ to prevent catastrophic coral bleaching, marine biologists warn

‘There’s huge danger in thinking we can climate-proof coral reefs. We have to start tackling the root cause of this’ 753 fler ord