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Is England Going Under?

Is England Going Under?

Julian Rose, Contributor Waking Times That is maybe a rhetorical question, so I will not so much ask as state ‘England is going under’. And while that may be taken metaphorically, I mean it more actually. Great swathes of the Country are slowly drowning under a relentless rainfall that is part and parcel of an […]

By February 10, 2014 69 Comments Read More →
The Modern Day Slavery Epidemic

The Modern Day Slavery Epidemic

Aaron Jackson, Guest Waking Times “As long as the mind is enslaved, the body can never be free. Psychological freedom, a firm sense of self-esteem, is the most powerful weapon against the long night of physical slavery.” – Martin Luther King, speech, Aug. 16, 1967 The history of slavery across the centuries and in many countries […]

By November 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Let’s Ban Everything Pointy To Reduce Deaths

Let’s Ban Everything Pointy To Reduce Deaths

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times  The nanny mentality of those who create scientific studies and government policy have increased their insanity. Researchers are now calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing. Yes, I’m serious and we’re not talking about a klingon or batleth weapon here. A team from West […]

By December 29, 2012 12 Comments Read More →
Going to Hope in a Handbasket

Going to Hope in a Handbasket

Laura Grace Weldon, Guest Writer Waking Times “Not only is another world possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.”  -Arundhati Roy Fear sells. Blood and guts sell even better. What really grabs our attention? Out and out panic. That largely explains today’s so-called news channels, talk radio, […]

By December 18, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
The New Slavery: Pigs are Tigers and Farmers are Felons

The New Slavery: Pigs are Tigers and Farmers are Felons

Caleb Hart, Contributing Writer Waking Times  In “A Critical Mass for Real Food,” Anim Steel began with “The old logic of the slave plantation is still the logic of our industrial food system, 500 years in the making.” The idea that a slave mentality is still woven into production of food showed up as well […]

By August 23, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Photographing Modern Day Slavery

Photographing Modern Day Slavery

Waking Times Photographer Lisa Kristine has been travelling the world for the last 2 years documenting the problem of modern day slavery.  Some 27 million people are thought to be enslaved worldwide even though human slavery is illegal.  From backbreaking labor in brick factories and underground mines, to sex slavery, to textile mills and farms, […]

By August 17, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
That Voodoo That You Do: Music, Trance and Slavery

That Voodoo That You Do: Music, Trance and Slavery

Vodou possession is not the hokey demon-possession of zombie movies; it’s a state of union with the divine achieved through drumming, dancing and singing. It’s becoming “filled with the Holy Ghost” in the Pentecostal Christian tradition, reaching Buddhist nirvana, or attaining the yogi’s Samadhi.

By May 7, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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