Why do I love @Avaaz so much?

#Syria #EducationEven4Girls | These amazing girls is one example:
Yamama and her cousin Hayat are Syrian refugees, but they’re in school in part because our community raised $1 million in a challenge grant to donor governments to save Syria from a lost generation of children without education. We just got word that governments have matched us over 100:1!! UN Education Envoy Gordon Brown called our effort “magnificent” and “important in getting governments to give.”

But ofc teh answer  to my own q is simple. I love being part of a bigger world. Where small ppl can be big. I`m a small boy with thousands of friends on teh interwebz. Stretching four continents I actually make a difference. I get to be a small cog in teh big world. I get to take part in big events that change teh world – for teh better. How can I not love #Avaaz?

Malala_Yousafzai_1600983aTake #MalalaYousafzai for instance. She fought for education for girls in Pakistan and got shot in teh head by teh taliban for it. She is bigger than God. And I got to be a little part of telling teh world about her. She did not die. I did not die. I love it.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/10375633/Malala-Yousafzai-recounts-moment-she-was-shot-in-the-head-by-Taliban.html

Please support Avaaz.org – only using y0ur voice or dontaing a few dollars. Just two or three – to be a small but big part of teh world. 🙂

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Good news for #Anakata (?)

#Anakata

#Anakata

Good news for #Anakata | not so good for teh one being threatened but clearly grounds for optimism as teh co-founder of #TPB goes to trial 4 months from now / Danish and Swedish police flying half way around teh world to try to find some way to prove that Gottfried was teh only person with access to teh computer that allegedly was used to hack into a bank.

Gottfried`s lawyer should immediately contact this “John” in Cambodia as a witness to teh fact that 50+ people had access to his computer.

My main question right now is, why there was a Swedish policeman there? His Swedish conviction was overturned and Gottfried is now in Danish jurisdiction. Anybody else feel something strange going on behind teh scenes?

Here is teh link to teh original story from TorrentFreak

#Scandal | Political censorship of teh Pirate Party!

Popular pirates excluded from EU debate

logo_european_pirates_smallCopied in its entirety from European Pirates
European Pirate Party candidate for the President of the European Commission, Amelia Andersdotter, has been denied participation in a debate with the other candidates. This despite the fact that Amelia, together with Peter Sunde, are the most popular candidates according to the organization VoteWatch’s poll.

Today, April 28, the televised “First European Presidental Debate” is held in Maastricht in front of 700 young voters. The debate is announced as taking place between the nominated candidates to the presidency of the European Commission; however, Amelia Andersdotter, Member of the European Parliament for the Swedish Pirate Party and nominated candidate, has been excluded from participating.

“I don’t like to see myself as a victim. However, the fact that I’m denied access to the first debate between candidates, despite us having followed all the rules for participation and having political support, makes me feel censored for the first time during my time as an EU politician”, says Amelia Andersdotter.

Amelia Andersdotter was nominated for the presidency along with Peter Sunde, former spokesperson for The Pirate Bay, by the European political party European Pirates, which Andersdotter is the chairperson of.

The justification for the exclusion is that she has worked together with the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament and somebody considered that since one of the candidates who will participate in the debate is from the European Green Party, Andersdotter’s participation would give them two candidates from the same movement. This argumentation has holes, however, as the candidates are nominated by the European political parties, not by the European Parliament political groups.

This decision seems to be taken by the organisers despite the fact that Andersdotter and Sunde’s candidacy has received the highest support by those who have participated in the organisation VoteWatch’s poll.

“I have made my utmost efforts to be represented in each of those debates where European top-level politicians present their visions for the future. There is no reason to block me from these debates just because my political party has been good at cooperating with other political parties in the European Parliament. This is very poor behavior from our competitors. We’re the the youngest party by age of members. Ousting us from a debate targeted at young voters is nonsensical and shows someone is misusing their position”, states Amelia Andersdotter.

Published 2014-04-28 and copied in its entirety from European Pirates

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