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  1. ProducerPamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    Where Have You Been?
    Where Have You Been? Over the last couple of weeks I have heard that question in my head. Iโ€™m not hearing voices but my sometimes overactive imagination could hear my fellow Bees asking me why my presence on beBee has been infrequent of late. It had nothing...
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    Mohammed A. Jawad
    31/01/2017 #53 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Thought-provoking post @Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams. Here's one of my poems...enjoy it!


    Worldly Disputes

    By the uses of faith and reason
    let men judge their plain folly
    Thereโ€™s nothing in worldly disputes
    but flaws of untruth, precepts of idiocy
    And, more trouble in the periods of existence
    that pays regard to mistaken subjects
    Lo! its an outbreak of idle deeds
    which oft shadows common sense.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    31/01/2017 #52 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    I'm working on organizing, not "I"
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    31/01/2017 #51 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    This needs more traffic, one of the most important topics affecting not only the US but the globe right now. I working on organizing. My daughter in law is attending a March in Denver this week for Muslims.
    Suzanne Dwillies-Khan, Pharmacist and Musician
    29/01/2017 #50 Suzanne Dwillies-Khan, Pharmacist and Musician
    Thank-you for sharing and posting :)
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    29/01/2017 #49 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    #48 Thank you for the kind compliment Franci and for reading my post.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    29/01/2017 #48 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    Well written piece and thank you for voicing your opinions, Pam. I am glad you are feeling better.
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    29/01/2017 #47 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    #43 Oops, accidentally deleted my reply:

    What is coming out is that the efforts to put him into the wh began in prior to 2010, and then Congress became GOP dominant. They used the media and the Tea Party to feed into the people's frustrations and turn it into irrational anger. You hear this negativity every day for 6 years and it seeps into your pores. They laid their groundwork well and that is why he felt confident in making that statement, even though I think it shook a few people in the party.
    The thing about such a campaign is they know it will be easy to punch holes in that dam and that is the reason for the drastic measures they are taking now, and the campaign to clamp down on the media. If they can turn this country into a military state quickly then we may see the largest 'democracy' fall. I don't think they were counting on The Resistance and so they are getting careless...They made a huge mistake; that the American people would stay gullible. They are losing support daily and the pressure is being put on the rest of the party. If they don't get the 'control' they are aiming for by mid-term elections they know they will have lost the war...It will be the next 22 months that will speak volumes. IMHO
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    29/01/2017 #45 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    #44 And/or mid-term elections and we clean out Congress!
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    29/01/2017 #44 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    Only 207 more weeks to go - unless their is an impeachment or an insurrection.
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    29/01/2017 #43 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    #6 Trump did not just slip through he boasted vocally that he was slipping through. One of his campaign boasts was that if he had shot someone in the street, his supporters would still vote for him. http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-primaries/266809-trump-i-could-shoot-people-in-streets-and-not-lose-support
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    29/01/2017 #42 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #29 @Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams - that is a crucial topic for discussion. The knee-jerk, bullying sentiment that 'if you don't love the US as it is right now, you are a communist' that aims to silence clear, rational discussions by making someone feel "wrong".

    That specific tendency - the extreme polarization of any idea or opinion - is exactly part of the malaise that has changed us from a country of messy, flawed, but essential tolerance to one of intolerance in around 3 or 4 decades.

    The communism trope is simply deployed to stop someone from continuing the initial point they were making.

    We need clarity so profoundly right now. That is the way forward.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    29/01/2017 #41 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #35 I wish it worked that way after they become leaders. But I've not seen such a leader for the people in my life so far ๐Ÿค๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ


    @Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams That's lovely to know about Greensboro I feel more closer to them now and I wish you guys all the best. Praying for the best ๐Ÿ˜˜
    Jared Wiese adds VALUE & RESULTS
    29/01/2017 #38 Jared Wiese adds VALUE & RESULTS
    #28
    "I've realized that our community is a global community". Perhaps it's more than just our community...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyaEQEmt5ls
    Jared Wiese adds VALUE & RESULTS
    29/01/2017 #37 Jared Wiese adds VALUE & RESULTS
    #27
    "I don't expect everyone to agree and I'm sure there will be opponents but THAT is what makes a democracy; the right to disagree. As long as they are logical, supported arguments they are welcome to state their opinions on my posts and I reserved the right to ignore them :-)"

    Here, HERE!!!
    Dean Owen
    29/01/2017 #35 Dean Owen
    #32 Just remember he is not your boss. You, the people, are his boss.
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    29/01/2017 #34 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    #1 Thank you for stopping by Bill! :-)
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    29/01/2017 #33 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    #3 The GOP is pulling 'just inside the law' tricks all over the country. I want to know the lawyers, lobbyists, and consultants that are behind some of these actions, because we all know that politicians aren't smart enough to think of this on their own. Someone else is actually writing up this stuff. Do you think DT could actually think up some of this crap? He just doesn't have the intelligence. There I said it.
  2. ProducerLyon Brave

    Lyon Brave

    30/12/2016
    Confronting Thailandโ€™s Sexist Workplace Values as an American Woman
    Confronting Thailandโ€™s Sexist Workplace Values as an American WomanI am an American citizen. I have great freedom as an American woman I am now denied working abroad. One of those freedoms is the right to wear pants to work. The locals tell me I need to respect the culture around and me and do what I am told. In...
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    Lyon Brave
    02/01/2017 #2 Lyon Brave
    #1 lol don't get me wrong, i love Asia!
    Dean Owen
    02/01/2017 #1 Dean Owen
    I feel your pain, I do. But I've been in Asia now for 28 years. I used to complain and compare. But after a while I figured out that Asia is a pretty cool place to hang out. I don't have to worry about getting burgled, mugged, shot. I don't worry about my children getting into drugs. Yes there is inherent racism here, but it is usually not hateful as it can be in the West. As for China, well China only recently opened its doors so give it time. People are still wary of outsiders especially considering the constant rhetoric we hear of people dishing China. Being part Japanese, I've experienced racism here like you could not imagine, but it is no worse than I've experienced in the UK or America. Thailand if a fabulous country that tickles the senses. I'm sure a few years from now you will look back on your experiences with fondness.
  3. ProducerMax๐Ÿ J. Carter
    Happy Human Rights Day
    Happy Human Rights DayDecember 10th is Human Rights Day.ย Originally adopted by the UN back in 1948.ย What does Human Rights mean to you?To me it means the following but not limited to.ย Every human has the right to education including higher education.The more you invest...
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    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    11/12/2016 #10 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #8 @Thank you @Robin Barton
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    11/12/2016 #9 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #7 Thank you @Donna-Luisa Eversley and I like to believe it's getting better as more and more human beings wake up to the needs of the many that match the needs of the one as we are all basically the same no matter how different we look or act in our representation of self.
    Robin Barton
    11/12/2016 #8 Robin Barton
    Excellent post! Thank you!
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    11/12/2016 #7 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter ..very well said. I like the way you highlighted what should appear as basic expectations of every human being. Sadly many do not enjoy or are denied these basics. Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒผโ˜•
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    10/12/2016 #6 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #5 I put honey in my coffee and this community has many open minds and that is its greatest strength and what will ensure its continued growth.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    10/12/2016 #5 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #4 Someone seems to have drunk the mead-sweetened kool-aid.... or simply found an open-minded community.
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    10/12/2016 #4 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #3 @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich great piece of honey to add to this buzz.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    10/12/2016 #3 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    Some marketing or branding expert might say RESPECT week on beBee arose at the right time for the right reasons.

    I will point out again that tolerance is hard work. Most of the time intolerance leaks out from momentary inattention or a random selfish gesture - the state of being human. There is a tolerant way to point out or question intolerance - which again, might involve some hard self-reflective work. That's why we have remembrance days of all kinds - to officially take an opportunity to question ourselves and our behavior to ensure alignment with our own morals and principles.
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    10/12/2016 #2 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the UN.org website.

    http://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/
  4. Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    I know why I am here. I control my time and my experience. If I consistently see a message contrary to INCLUSIVITY, I will speak out reaffirming that in my considered opinion there is room for us all. Otherwise, my time is spent being a Yay!-sayer. Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
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    mohammed khalaf
    23/08/2016 #4 mohammed khalaf
    As it said Nelson Mandela "I never lose ,I either win or learn"
    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    23/08/2016 #2 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #1 Love it all, @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich...and also, Aurorasa, yes, what a mental pic on that one...and they say not to argue with a fool for too long, or people won't know the difference.
    Aurorasa Sima
    22/08/2016 #1 Aurorasa Sima
    Thatยดs a great way to live. Turning into a monster just like the one you are trying to fight is as ugly as the first one.
  5. ProducerBen Pinto

    Ben Pinto

    12/08/2016
    MLKJ reversed hate in language - Ben Pinto
    MLKJ reversed hate in language - Ben PintoabcdefghiMLKJnopqrstuvwxyzreversed hate in language-Ben...
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    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    17/08/2016 #1 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    Another brilliant Original, Quote-Master....iBAM! How do you do it?
  6. ProducerMichael Junghans
    19 August, World Humanitarian Day
    19 August, World Humanitarian DayOn 19 August, World Humanitarian Day, and always, we stand with the more than 130 million people around the world who need humanitarian assistance in order to survive. Together they would form the 10th most populous nation. Help us...
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  7. ProducerDr. Allen Brown

    Dr. Allen Brown

    02/07/2016
    What are Human Rights
    What are Human RightsAt the conclusion of our last broadcast on Grassroots Talks Radio show I was moved by one our co-host Selim as we talked about the topic of betrayal. While it started of focusing on relationships the discussion turned to being betrayed by the boss...
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    Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    24/07/2016 #13 Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD
    #9 #10 Great wisdom to know that the value and extent of education for your child(ren) rests on you, the parent. It is so simple to say, yet it screams from the school bells that have now turned into buzzers and gongs.
    Selim Yeniรงeri
    05/07/2016 #12 Selim Yeniรงeri
    #9 #10 One of my mentors had said once "You talk too much. You have too ears, but one mouth. God tells you to speak once, listen twice." I took these words to the heart, and became a lifelong learner. You're right, William. I wish parents would be so sensitive about this. Unfortunately, most of them leave the education of their kids to the schools.
    Dr. Allen Brown
    05/07/2016 #10 Anonymous
    #9 we are in agreement.
    William VanDorin
    05/07/2016 #9 William VanDorin
    #6 If only more parents had the same attitude and mental attributes this would be a very different world.. Once the thirst for knowledge is introduced, you will spend the rest of your life drinking parched from the cup. It only takes the right spark like my friend Selim.
    Selim Yeniรงeri
    05/07/2016 #6 Selim Yeniรงeri
    #5 One of the most common lies in my country is that "people have been uneducated and made ignorant." Education is "one of the" government's responsibilities, but "main responsibility" of the individuals. I grew up in the same country, and people call me "The Walking Library," because nobody stopped me from reading, searching, exploring, and learning. My son goes to school, but as his father, it's me who is responsible for his education foremost, not his teachers. And if those teachers are somehow wrong about something, I would emphasize it, too! When I was teaching English classes, my students (and they were adults, not kids or teens) would ask me "Can we talk English as good as you do?" I would always come up with the same answer: "If you don't want to learn, nobody can teach you. If you do, you will learn despite me!"
    William VanDorin
    03/07/2016 #5 William VanDorin
    #3 I wish I were wrong in most sincerity, but do not feel this is the nature of the majority. I truly believe we are being manipulated by our leadership creating divisive issues in race, sex and religion to name a few. Unfortunately the skills to do so are well honed and most good people do not anticipate treachery. There is simply no greater villain than those who would divide us in hatred and mistrust. We really can not blame our leadership or media, as they would have no power if we failed to follow. There is a better way, we must simply step off the path and hate no more.
    Dr. Allen Brown
    03/07/2016 #4 Anonymous
    #3 William, Unfortunately you are correct. I believe that if we just role over and take it we would be just as guilty as those who denie us. As a wise man once said. I would rather die for something rather than live for nothing. Thank you for sharing your views.
    William VanDorin
    02/07/2016 #3 William VanDorin
    Human rights is the fair, ethical and humane treatment of individuals regardless of sex, religion or race. It is a myth of course. An ideal we aspire to as a culture, but as a species we do not act upon. The proportion of our resources devoted to destruction and hatred demonstrates this truth all to clearly..
    Dale Masters
    02/07/2016 #2 Dale Masters
    @Dr. Allen Brown Sadly enough, our God-given rights are being flushed down the toilet as an excuse for keeping us safe. Meanwhile, police departments are being given weapons that, Constitutionally, they never should have had in the first place. Because no one is taught how to think critically, the public still swallows the 9/11 lie, despite experts like Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and Pilots for 9/11 Truth having a plethora of evidence that the whole story around 9/11 was fabricated. We live in a country that is rapidly taking on the aspects of the State that Orwell mentioned in "1984". Books are being removed from library shelves (for example) that were written during WWII...because (I suspect) they challenge some of the most basic ideas about Hitler's actions vis-a-vis Poland among other things, like Hitler's peace treaty with Great Britain . When all the books of that era are finally gone, and the people who fought in the War are dead, the State is free to rewrite history to its liking. This is but one example of the evil being perpetrated against the American people and the rest of the world.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    02/07/2016 #1 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Powerful message in the video @Dr. Allen Brown! I hope more people see this.
  8. Charles Wilson

    Charles Wilson

    20/06/2016
    Baroness joins Remain camp over Farage's 'xenophobic' tactics.

    http://bbc.in/28Ifas8
    Charles Wilson
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  9. Maja Vujovic

    Maja Vujovic

    01/05/2016
    Maja Vujovic
    Mayday Mayday Mayday: May Day is down. Emergency Situation, Stand Byโ€ฆ
    medium.com CALLER: Mayday Mayday Mayday, Rights Guard, May Day is down. Emergency situation, International Workersโ€™ Day, May 1, is...
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  10. ProducerMichael Spencer

    Michael Spencer

    15/04/2016
    What the Panama Papers Means for the World
    What the Panama Papers Means for the WorldOriginally published on Apr 5, 2016I'm a huge fan of global surveillance disclosures such as that made byย Edward Snowden back in 2013. With the emergence of Big Data, society is bound to become more transparent. Hackers can do so for ethical...
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