Chance The Rapper Donates 30K Backpacks With School Supplies To Chicago Kids — August 18, 2017

Credit: @chancetherapper, @ver.visuals/ @nicosirridge When it comes to philanthropy in Chicago, one of the icons now known for such giving in the city is Chance the Rapper, who grew up in Chicago’s South Side. This area is notorious for gangs, violence, drugs, and a slew of other criminal activities, but perhaps the most damaging effect…

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Played by the Ruling Elite’s Control System, It’s Time for a New Paradigm – July 28, 2017

Paul A. Philips, Guest
Waking Times

People are waking up in droves, but the majority continue to be played by the ruling elite’s control system, unaware that almost every subject under the sun is rigged: In effect we are confined to living in a false or limiting paradigm. Against the ‘insurmountable odds,’ will there ever be a new paradigm experience? Having seen through the grand deception, will the awakened ever change the control system? Can we somehow go on to cultivate new theories and practices for a humane new paradigm experience, one that will create a world that truly makes a difference for everyone?

Before answering, here are just some of the ways in which the majority people in their ignorance are played by the ruling elite’s control system in the current false or limiting paradigm...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Vocalist Jesse Leach Releases Powerful Statement: “I can not stay silent anymore” – July 26, 2017

It seems that just about every week that goes by another person of ‘celebrity status’ or of social significance comes out sharing powerful thoughts geared towards inspiring others to think differently, reflect on our world, or reflect on ourselves. Sure, there have been many activists in our past and it may also be true that…

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Millions of Italians Rise Up Against New Mandatory Vaccination Law — July 10, 2017

Millions of Italians are rising up against a government determined to take away the rights of the individual by passing a brutal mandatory vaccination law. The streets of major cities throughout the country are heaving as mainstream media continues to suppress the scale of events. For over a month Italians have been protesting in every major city…

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Rescuers Want To Buy Back Forest For These Baby Orangutans Who Lost Everything – July 8, 2017

Credit: IAR An issue that is garnering more attention, but still not talked about often enough is the palm oil industry and the dangers it poses to wildlife, the environment, and the health of the local people. The palm oil industry is single-handedly responsible for the destruction of 2.5 million acres of Indonesian rainforest every…

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Looking For Inspiration To Get Creative? Watch These 20+ Motivational TED Talks – July 8, 2017

Credit: El Seed

TED Talks have been happening every year since 1990, but views have skyrocketed in recent years because of the culture of viral sharing on social media. With more and more TED talks being done in different languages, more people identify with the creative and innovative figures leading these 18 minutes or less speeches. Pair that with the TEDx talks, which are independently organized versions of the talks that are done locally, and followers of these talks can find any number of inspirational speeches that they want to share…

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Artist Uses 100,000 Books To Create Full-Size Parthenon At Nazi Book Burning Site — July 7, 2017

Credit: Roman März To protest political repression and remind the public of events which occurred during WWII, 74-year-old Argentinian artist Marta Minujín created a full-size Greek Parthenon from 100,000 copies of books. Named The Parthenon of Books, the monumental replica is located in Kassel, Germany. According to MyModernMet, it is part of the Document 14 art…

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