Saturday, May 18, 2024

US Airman Self-Immolates in Protest Declaring He “Will No Longer Be Complicit in Genocide”

"I am an active duty member of the United States Air Force. And I will no longer be complicit in genocide," Aaron Bushnell, a 25 year old cyber defense operations specialist, said while walking to the Israeli embassy in a video of the incident. “I'm about to engage in an extreme act of protest, but compared to what people have been experiencing in Palestine at the hands of their colonizers, it's not extreme at all. This is what our ruling class has decided will be normal." Bushnell, dressed in uniform, then walked up to the driveway of the Israeli Embassy and set down the phone he was livestreaming on. He doused himself in an accelerant and lit himself on fire, shouting “Free Palestine” repeatedly as he was burning.

Putin Strikes Again: Death of Navalny Sparks Outrage

Alexei Anatolyevich Navalny was a Russian opposition leader famous for his anti-government demonstrations and direct opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin. He founded the Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK)  and was recognised by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience, and was awarded the Sakharov Prize regarding his activism on human rights. Of  both Russian and Ukrainian descent, Navalny described Russia’s ruling party as a “party of crooks and thieves”  back in 2011.  He and the FBK have published reports and investigations detailing the corruptive efforts of Russian officials and their associates.

Buckingham Palace Announces King Charles III has been Diagnosed with Cancer

King Charles III, after undergoing medical treatment for an enlarged prostate, has been diagnosed with cancer, Buckingham Palace reports. The British Monarch, 75,  underwent a procedure to treat an enlarged prostate in January, where it was then discovered that he had cancer. The type of cancer has not yet been announced to the public, but it has been confirmed by a Royal source to not be prostate cancer.

Hindu Temple Inauguration 

January 22, 2023, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ram was built in the city of Ayodhya, and Hindus all over the world rejoiced. Countless news channels broadcasted the event, and small temples all over the world had grand celebrations as well. In India itself, offices were closed for the day. Some states even declared a full holiday, so people could stay home with their family and friends on this holy day.

The Dog Virus: Canine Respiratory Outbreak Guide for High School Students

In the hearts of homes across the nation, our faithful canine companions bring joy, companionship, and a lot of tail-wagging excitement. Yet, a shadow has fallen on this idyllic picture. Recent reports from USA Today reveal a mysterious respiratory illness sweeping through our dog-loving community, affecting furry friends in 16 states since last August. The question on every dog lover's mind: what is this unseen threat? 

Ukraine War Anniversary: How The Conflict Started & Current SituationUkraine War Anniversary: 

On February 24, 2022, Ukrainian citizens’ worst nightmare became a reality. Russia invaded Ukraine in what would become the largest attack against a European country since World War II. During the first year of the war, Ukraine lost 30-50% of its GDP. There have been many devastating effects of this conflict and the battle continues as you read this article. 

New Year’s Celebrations Around the World

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Sustainability is for Everyone: Habits to Develop in 2024

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Remembering Charlie Munger: Vice-chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

On November 28, 2023, Charlie Munger, once Warren Buffet's partner and Berkshire Hathaway's vice-chairman, died at 99. The world has lost one of its most influential figures, who has helped shape Berkshire Hathaway into the successful company it is today.

Tensions on U.S. College Campuses over Palestine-Israel Conflict

As the conflict between Palestine and Israel continues in the Gaza Strip, tensions between student organizations on college campuses back home have erupted across the United States. School administrators have subsequently been cracking down on such activities to avoid violence and backlash.

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