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11 “good news” stories you may have missed in 2015

  Bad news usually tops the headlines, while good news gets overlooked. This holiday season, share some good news and give the gift of hope. Here are eleven positive stories from 2015 you may not have heard about. 1. Scientists are on the verge of curing cancer. This past summer, former president Jimmy Carter announced that he had been diagnosed […]

“If you think this is oppressive, wait until they start making you bake gay cakes.”

If you think this is oppressive, wait until they start making you bake gay cakes. pic.twitter.com/evWDtup5R3 — David Waldman (@KagroX) September 28, 2014 From the Associated Press: HONG KONG (AP) – Hong Kong police used tear gas Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered at government […]

For the tyrants fear your might #tiananmensquare

This was originally going to be the last post in my 25th anniversary remembrance of Tiananmen Square through “Hymns of Social Justice” series, but since I got a little behind, there may be a couple more in some “afterword” posts. It all came to a head on June 3rd and 4th, 1989.  The protests that […]

Tank Man: Our unknown hero

It has been 20 years since the brave protestors at Tiananmen Square were crushed by the Chinese regime. They wanted democracy. Instead the one-party machine swept in with tanks. Not sure if there is much that I can say that will add to their heroism. The images are still so very haunting. For the most […]