Posts tagged ‘despite’
The Occupy Movement, the Global Revolution.
What are we waiting for?
Some have said that, according to Mayan calendar, the 2012 is the year that the world will come to an end.
Although people have been claiming this occurrence for years, even centuries, the events throughout the world in the past years fairly validates this claim, as the escalating incidents around the world might justifiably resemble an apocalypse.
Although like the creatures of habit, people are used to interpret everything literally, I believe Mayans have meant much profound, perhaps much potent implication to this event describing a devastation.
As known to the Mayans, it is a law of nature that after devastations, there comes a renewal, regeneration and rebirth. (more…)
It has been few days now that a group called “March 11- great nation day” was created on Facebook.
A group of over 20,000 active Facebook users were informed of its purpose. The creator of the group, Elnur Majidli who currently lives in France and is also the founder of European Azerbaijanis for Democracy organization says the aim of this group is to break mass hopelessness:
“The date March 11 was picked purely by coincidence. But it also coincides with Mubarak’s resignation marking exactly one month. On February 11th, Jabbar Savalan was arrested on charges of drug possession (that were planted on him) shortly after his call to people to come together at Freedom Square. On February 11th, while Jabbar was in prison, in Egypt, a dictator fell”. (more…)
Understanding Media and Democracy
Guy Berger, 30 November 2001
Many African broadcasters enjoyed a brief moment in the sun in the first multi-party elections of the late 20th century, but new governments – despite promises of allowing true democratic public service broadcasting – soon took control – repeating the pattern of their predecessors. As a result, broadcast journalists found themselves under severe political pressures to become government mouthpieces once again. (more…)