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Happy Birthday #Malala! We will not accept a world where decisions about our future are made in rooms girls cannot enter.

What does a Nobel Laureate do for her 19th birthday? Visit a refugee camp, of course… Here is an excerpt from her speech, a call for leadership from girls, and a celebration of that leadership role: “Yes, all girls—girls here in this camp and girls who return home. Girls who fear violence in their classroom […]

Day 69: Celebrating George Orwell’s 110th birthday (dob 25 June 1903)

Originally posted on civildisobedience100:
Dutch Artists Celebrate George Orwell’s Birthday By Putting Party Hats On Surveillance Cameras Dutch artist duo Front404 decorated security cameras with party hats in one of the Netherland’s largest cities to celebrate George Orwell’s 110th birthday. “George Orwell is best known for his book ‘1984’, in which he describes a dystopian…

Contentious US Republicans/Democrats Honor Peacemaker Nelson Mandela

John Boehner, Speaker of the House, said about Nelson Mandela last week: ““Scarcely a week or day goes by without us pointing to Mandela as an example. An example of standing on principle, of loving your neighbour, and of extending the reach of freedom. All these ideals we cherish, and he has lived the closest […]

Nelson Mandela: From Revolutionary Leader to Healing Leader

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela! 95 years old, in the hospital and still inspiring his people to celebrate, Nelson Mandela remains an inspiration all over the world for his persistence, revolutionary values, healing work in uniting his country as a strategic leader who demonstrated that radical change can happen, at a cost, but with good results. […]