Daily Archives: 04/17/2017

GAC Annual Fundraising Brunch – Cristo Rey Brooklyn- May 13, 2017

Female genital mutilation charge for Detroit doctor in US first

FGM charge for Detroit doctor Jumana Nagarwala in US first
  • 14 April 2017 – BBc News

A doctor in the US city of Detroit has been charged with carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM) on young girls in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the country.

Prosecutors said Jumana Nagarwala had been performing the practice on girls aged between six and eight for 12 years.

She was investigated after the authorities received a tip-off. If found guilty, she faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.

FGM was made illegal in the US in 1996.

The End-of-World Scenario. The Real Danger of Nuclear War – commentary

What Would a US-European-Russian War Look Like? The End-of-World Scenario. The Real Danger of Nuclear War

Since the April 6 missile strike, the Trump administration has issued new threats against Syria and new ultimatums to Russia to end its support for the regime of Bashar al-Assad. On Wednesday, President Trump defended the unprovoked strike and called Assad a “butcher.”

The G7 powers over the weekend lined up behind the US strike and its pretext—the totally unproven claim that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town. They endorsed Washington’s renewed drive to topple Assad, Moscow’s only Arab ally in the Middle East.     Continue reading

Donald Trump has Reversed his National Security Policies 180 Degrees

What the U.S. Aristocracy are Demanding: “Donald Trump has Reversed his National Security Policies 180 Degrees”

Donald Trump has reversed his national-security policies 180 degrees, and is now focusing it around conquering Russia, instead of around reducing the threat from jihadists. The reason for this drastic change is in order for him to be able to win the support of the U.S. aristocracy, who had overwhelmingly favored Hillary Clinton during the Presidential contest, and who (and whose ‘news’media) have been trying to portray Trump as “Putin’s fool” or even as “Putin’s Manchurian candidate” and thus as an illegitimate President or even traitor who is beholden to ‘America’s enemy’ (which to them is Russia) for Trump’s having won the U.S. Presidency — which they had tried to block from happening.      

Read more: http://www.globalresearch.ca/what-the-u-s-aristocracy-are-demanding-donald-trump-has-reversed-his-national-security-policies-180-degrees/5585317

Re-evaluating Digital Relationship: Time to Detox – By Yvonne Sam

Detox Required from Digital Connectivity

Re-evaluating Digital Relationship: Time to Detox

By Yvonne Sam

I recently attended a play at a well-known theatre. Having arrived and waiting to be joined by a friend, I unobtrusively made my way to find a seat in the lobby. No one noticed my entry; I could have disembarked from a space ship bedecked in my birth suit, presenting parts visible, bows for extra adornment, and it would have had the same effect. No one looked up. The over a dozen or so adults were all paying homage to their mobile devices.   Continue reading

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