Daily Archives: 07/28/2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – July 28, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 28 July 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry) 

Dr. Jill Stein: Reject The Lesser Evil… Choose The Greater Good – by Rosaliene Bacchus

Dr. Jill Stein: Reject The Lesser Evil… Choose The Greater Good.

by Rosaliene Bacchus

Reblogged from THE ONENESS of HUMANITY:   By Jerry Alatalo

Many are becoming aware that Hillary Clinton isn’t the only woman in the United States attempting to break the “glass ceiling” and become elected the first woman President. After Bernie Sanders exited the race many of his followers have urged him to join with Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who offered him the top position on the Green ticket, an invitation to join forces and continue the remarkable political revolution Sanders’ campaign had generated.  [Read more]

USA Elections: The Democratic Party Convention – Day 3: July 27, 2016

USA Elections: The Democratic Party Convention – Day 3: July 27, 2016

By Amber Phillips –  The Washington Post – Five Minute Fix

Fix Boss Chris Cillizza — and the whole Fix team — watched, tweeted and took notes on the best and the worst of the night that was.  His picks are below.The third night of the Democratic National Convention featured a number of heavy hitters within the party including President Obama, Vice President Biden and vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine.

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Music around the world – Playlist (13 talks) – TED videos

Music around the world – Playlist (13 talks)

music_around_worldTake a trip around the globe and enjoy music from all corners of the Earth
Playlist (13 talks): Music around the world –

Naná Vasconcelos, Vincent Moon 
Hidden music rituals around the world    24:13
Vincent Moon travels the world with a backpack and a camera, filming astonishing music and ritual the world rarely sees — from a powerful Sufi ritual in Chechnya to an ayahuasca journey in Peru. He hopes his films can help people see their own cultures in a new way, to make young people say: “Whoa, my grandfather is as cool as Beyoncé.” Followed by a mesmerizing performance by jazz icon Naná Vasconcelos.

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Britain’s economy: PM Theresa May’s “New Industrial Strategy”

Britain’s economy: PM Theresa May’s “New Industrial Strategy”

Theresa May

P.M. Theresa May

July 24, 2016 – The Economist

Theresa May, Britain’s prime minister, bucked political orthodoxy by elevating “industrial strategy” to the top of her new government’s agenda. She has indicated that her strategy will include raising Britain’s low productivity, pressing ahead with big infrastructure projects and scrutinising foreign takeovers. For now the policy remains somewhat inchoate, but already free-market types are worried.

Why “industrial strategy” is back?

THERESA MAY, Britain’s new prime minister, has certainly been bold, maybe even foolhardy, in some of her cabinet appointments. But she has been equally bold in elevating “industrial strategy” to the top of her new government’s agenda—a move that could mark a clear break with her predecessor’s governments.   Continue reading

Being Black In The Wrong Place – All Lives Matter – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Being Black In The Wrong Place – All Lives Matter

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Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Keith Childress, Bettie Jones, Kevin Matthews, Leroy Browning, Roy Nelson, Miguel Espinal, Nathaniel Pickett, Tiara Thomas, Cornelius Brown, Chandra Weaver … and 102 others.  What do they have in common? They were black people that were killed by the police in 2015. These killings amounted to about twice per week.

Here are the findings. Nearly one in three Blacks killed by the police were unarmed. A total of 37 per cent of Blacks in 2015 were killed despite the fact that they are only 13% of the US population. Unarmed blacks were killed at five times the rate of unarmed whites in 2015.

What is also disturbing is the fact that only 10 of the 102 cases in 2015 where an unarmed Black person was killed by police resulted in officers being charged with a crime.

Read more: Being Black in the Wrong Place – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Guyana Government News Brief – July 27, 2016 – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 27, 2016

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