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Bhagat Puran Singh Jee <3

Bhagat Puran Singh Jee <3


“Self-governance… is possible. If we achieved it with just a few compañeros and compañeras, why not with thousands or millions?” asked a Zapatista woman from Oventik. “We hope you’ll tell us if our practice, our experience with self-governance is in some way useful for you.”
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“Self-governance… is possible. If we achieved it with just a few compañeros and compañeras, why not with thousands or millions?” asked a Zapatista woman from Oventik. “We hope you’ll tell us if our practice, our experience with self-governance is in some way useful for you.”

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iheartmilkshake:

SubhanAllah, I honestly love this. It brings me so much peace.

iheartmilkshake:

SubhanAllah, I honestly love this. It brings me so much peace.

thepoetproject:

The one thing we all have in common is the amount of time we’re given in a day. How we spend that time makes all the difference. How we spend our days is how we spend our lives, and if we want to make a change in our life, those changes have to show in our days.  We tend to address our lives with new years resolutions and grand proclamations of what we want it look like, but what we fail to do is plan how we’re actually going to make those changes happen on a daily basis.  There are an unlimited amount of things and people grabbing for our time, and we’re going to have trim the fat if we’re going to make time to do the things we want.  Tomorrows aren’t promised, they feel like they are, but they aren’t. If you want something you have to start now, even if it’s a simple baby step. Getting started is the hardest part, and no one likes hard, but that’s the point. Having the life you want won’t be easy, and it will involve sacrifice. If you enjoyed this, please click [REBLOG] &amp; tag someone who needs to read this. want more? check out my book #UnLearn at http://unlearn101.com/ &amp; AMAZON Much Love Kanwer SinghHumble The Poet

thepoetproject:

The one thing we all have in common is the amount of time we’re given in a day. How we spend that time makes all the difference.

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives, and if we want to make a change in our life, those changes have to show in our days.

We tend to address our lives with new years resolutions and grand proclamations of what we want it look like, but what we fail to do is plan how we’re actually going to make those changes happen on a daily basis.

There are an unlimited amount of things and people grabbing for our time, and we’re going to have trim the fat if we’re going to make time to do the things we want.

Tomorrows aren’t promised, they feel like they are, but they aren’t. If you want something you have to start now, even if it’s a simple baby step. Getting started is the hardest part, and no one likes hard, but that’s the point. Having the life you want won’t be easy, and it will involve sacrifice.

If you enjoyed this, please click [REBLOG] & tag someone who needs to read this.

want more? check out my book #UnLearn at http://unlearn101.com/ & AMAZON

Much Love
Kanwer Singh
Humble The Poet

prisonerwelfare:

It’s not just about never forgetting 1984 BUT TAKING ACTION AND DOING SOMETHING ABOUT IT. Our community hasn’t healed from the wounds inflicted on it by the Indian Government. If we had we would not have Sikh Political Prisoners (many of whom have been falsely charged). Punjab is still a policed state with the Sikh community asleep, drugged or terrorized by the government. 
WHAT ARE YOU DOING ABOUT IT? 
If you have any ideas or wish to make a difference contact SOPW. 

prisonerwelfare:

It’s not just about never forgetting 1984 BUT TAKING ACTION AND DOING SOMETHING ABOUT IT. Our community hasn’t healed from the wounds inflicted on it by the Indian Government. If we had we would not have Sikh Political Prisoners (many of whom have been falsely charged). Punjab is still a policed state with the Sikh community asleep, drugged or terrorized by the government. 

WHAT ARE YOU DOING ABOUT IT? 

If you have any ideas or wish to make a difference contact SOPW. 

thepeoplesrecord:

Zapatistsa teacher dead, 15 wounded in deadly Chiapas ambushMay 8, 2014
Jose Luis Solís López, a teacher in the Zapatista’s “Little School” (La Escuelita) was murdered, and at least 15 Zapatistas seriously injured, in an ambush by members of an anti-Zapatista organization known as CIOAC-H on Friday, May 2, 2014.  The same attackers damaged or destroyed both the autonomous Mayan school and the local health clinic at the Zapatista caracol of La Realidad.
Four things you can do to respond to this deadly attack on the Zapatistas:
1.  Get the facts. Almost all of the mainstream media are grossly distorting the facts about this violent ambush; however the Zapatistas have published a detailed description in Spanish of the attack (click here to read) and mediators from the independent human rights organization Fray Bartolome de las Casas have published an eye-witness account (click here to read) which supports the Zapatista version of events. There’s also a detailed Spanish language article in the Mexican daily La Jornada…and here’s an English translation of that same article.  We will share additional information as it becomes available.

Some key points to know and remember about the ambush in La Realidad include:
Unarmed Zapatistas were  ambushed on the evening of May 2, 2014 near the caracol of La Realidad. Mainstream media are falsely reporting the incident as a “confrontation” between Zapatistas and others while publishing 20 year old photos of armed Zapatistas.  This was not a confrontation; it was a unilateral attack against unarmed bases of support of the EZLN.
Those directly responsible for the attack are members of the organization CIOAC-H.  The most recent Zapatista communication states that “The paramilitaries (…) are paid, organized, directed, and trained by the three levels of bad government in order to divide and provoke us (…).”
Immediately preceding this ambush, the Zapatistas and local community members began a peaceful mediation process, supervised by the Chiapas-based human rights organization Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, designed to address increasing aggressions against the Zapatistas (including the cutting off of their water supply and the retention of a vehicle delivering medical supplies).
Zapatista Good Governance Council in La Realidad has turned this issue over to the General Command of the EZLN so that it is “investigated and justice is done.”
2. Speak out. Share the facts.Share the facts of this attack on the Zapatistas with family, co-workers, and within your communities. Let the Mexican government know that the whole world is watching and that the Zapatistas are not alone.  By clicking on the Facebook and/or the Twitter flag directly to the right you can easily share this important blog on your social media.  Do it!
3. Dig deeper. Understand the facts.The Zapatistas believe this attack in La Realidad is part of a broader strategy of counterinsurgency war against indigenous Mayan peoples of Chiapas, Mexico. Learn more about the history of the Zapatista movement and share their stories in your world by staying connected with organizations and independent media that tell the truth about events in Chiapas.
English
Chiapas Support Committee ~ www.chiapas-support.org
El Kilombo Intergalactica ~ www.elkilombo.org
Schools for Chiapas ~ www.schoolsforchiapas.org; escuelasparachiapas.org
S!PAZ (The International Service for Peace) ~ http://sipazen.wordpress.com/

Spanish
Disinformamos ~ desinformemonos.org
Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Bartolomé de las Casas AC – www.frayba.org.mx/
Enlace Zapatista ~ enlacezapatista.ezln.org.mx/
S!PAZ (Servico Internacional por la Paz) ~ www.sipaz.org

Browse the new and rapidly expanding Schools for Chiapas online library where you will find, maps, books, articles, links to additional organizations, and a timeline of the Zapatista movement.    
4. Stay involved. Help build a new and better world.In the days and weeks to come, stay tuned for more ways support for the Zapatistas as they begin the process of responding to this this new aggression while recovering and rebuilding in La Realidad.  Schools for Chiapas is committed to following these events closely; therefore one way to “stay tuned” is to “Like” our Facebook page and subscribe to our online newsletter.
NOTE:  Teachers, parents, &amp; students:You can find and share lesson plans to teach and learn about Chiapas and the Zapatistas here
SourcePhoto: Solidaridad con las Comunidades Zapatistas by Mazatl

thepeoplesrecord:

Zapatistsa teacher dead, 15 wounded in deadly Chiapas ambush
May 8, 2014

Jose Luis Solís López, a teacher in the Zapatista’s “Little School” (La Escuelita) was murdered, and at least 15 Zapatistas seriously injured, in an ambush by members of an anti-Zapatista organization known as CIOAC-H on Friday, May 2, 2014.  The same attackers damaged or destroyed both the autonomous Mayan school and the local health clinic at the Zapatista caracol of La Realidad.

Four things you can do to respond to this deadly attack on the Zapatistas:

1.  Get the facts. Almost all of the mainstream media are grossly distorting the facts about this violent ambush; however the Zapatistas have published a detailed description in Spanish of the attack (click here to read) and mediators from the independent human rights organization Fray Bartolome de las Casas have published an eye-witness account (click here to read) which supports the Zapatista version of events. There’s also a detailed Spanish language article in the Mexican daily La Jornada…and here’s an English translation of that same article.  We will share additional information as it becomes available.
Some key points to know and remember about the ambush in La Realidad include:
  • Unarmed Zapatistas were  ambushed on the evening of May 2, 2014 near the caracol of La Realidad. Mainstream media are falsely reporting the incident as a “confrontation” between Zapatistas and others while publishing 20 year old photos of armed Zapatistas.  This was not a confrontation; it was a unilateral attack against unarmed bases of support of the EZLN.
  • Those directly responsible for the attack are members of the organization CIOAC-H.  The most recent Zapatista communication states that “The paramilitaries (…) are paid, organized, directed, and trained by the three levels of bad government in order to divide and provoke us (…).”
  • Immediately preceding this ambush, the Zapatistas and local community members began a peaceful mediation process, supervised by the Chiapas-based human rights organization Fray Bartolomé de las Casas, designed to address increasing aggressions against the Zapatistas (including the cutting off of their water supply and the retention of a vehicle delivering medical supplies).
  • Zapatista Good Governance Council in La Realidad has turned this issue over to the General Command of the EZLN so that it is “investigated and justice is done.”

2. Speak out. Share the facts.
Share the facts of this attack on the Zapatistas with family, co-workers, and within your communities. Let the Mexican government know that the whole world is watching and that the Zapatistas are not alone.  By clicking on the Facebook and/or the Twitter flag directly to the right you can easily share this important blog on your social media.  Do it!

3. Dig deeper. Understand the facts.
The Zapatistas believe this attack in La Realidad is part of a broader strategy of counterinsurgency war against indigenous Mayan peoples of Chiapas, Mexico. Learn more about the history of the Zapatista movement and share their stories in your world by staying connected with organizations and independent media that tell the truth about events in Chiapas.

Browse the new and rapidly expanding Schools for Chiapas online library where you will find, maps, books, articles, links to additional organizations, and a timeline of the Zapatista movement.    

4. Stay involved. Help build a new and better world.
In the days and weeks to come, stay tuned for more ways support for the Zapatistas as they begin the process of responding to this this new aggression while recovering and rebuilding in La Realidad.  Schools for Chiapas is committed to following these events closely; therefore one way to “stay tuned” is to “Like” our Facebook page and subscribe to our online newsletter.

NOTE:  Teachers, parents, & students:
You can find and share lesson plans to teach and learn about Chiapas and the Zapatistas here

Source
Photo: Solidaridad con las Comunidades Zapatistas by Mazatl