S U N K E T e m p l e T r u s t Re:N e w s 2 0 1 2 - Changing events in the Global News effected from the SUNKE Temple Trust.
"We are accustomed in our society to giving up our authority to experts, to assuming that powerful individuals know more than we do. We live in a culture in which we expect that authoritive knowledge lies outside ourselves, instead of believing that authority rests within ourselves,
and that knowledge is everywhere."
- Peggy O'Mara
"Common sence is the most valuable sence you can use, that way you don't have to worry about the change." -IsIs Maryjane Blackshear
"You told us to build a temple on your sacred mountain…With you is Sophia, who is familiar with your works and was present when you created the universe, who is aware of what is acceptable to you and in keeping with your commandments. Send her forth from your holy heaven, and from your glorious throne bid her come down, so that she may labor at our side and we may learn what is pleasing to you. For she knows and understands all things and she will guide us wisely in whatever we do, and guard us with her glory."
- The Nature Book
In a landmark ruling, an international tribunal found former Liberian President Charles Taylor guilty Thursday of aiding and abetting war crimes in neighboring Sierra Leone's notoriously brutal civil war.
It was the first war crimes conviction of a former head of state by an international court since the Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders after World War II.
On April 23, 2012 the Main market sector of the MICEX-RTS Group's Securities market suffered technical problems, i.e. at 5.45pm MSK market data in the order book of market participants ceased to be updated.
The country's main lobbyists in the US may end up hastening a one-state solution, much to their own dismay.
The occupation and the Iran nuclear issue have swallowed up Israel. Unless you live there, the only sense you get of that country is that it is obsessed with Iran, maintaining the occupation and exploiting the Holocaust to keep critics of its policies on the defensive.
"The world belongs to humanity, not this leader, that leader, kings or religious leaders. The world belongs to humanity. Each country belongs essentially to their own people," he said in an interview Wednesday on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight."
A Canadian biotechnology company wants to cultivate medical marijuana in a former copper mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula where it has been growing plants for more than a decade.
Prairie Plant Systems Inc. of Saskatoon, which has a contract to supply medical marijuana in Canada, would need approval from state and federal officials to convert the mine in White Pine, the Detroit Free Press reported Monday.
The Dutch government, one of the most vocal critics of European countries failing to rein in their budgets, quit Monday after failing to agree on a plan to bring its own deficit in line with EU rules.
Prime Minister Mark Rutte tendered the resignation of his entire Cabinet to Queen Beatrix, effective immediately, after Rutte informed her talks on a new austerity package collapsed over the weekend.
Rutte is to debate with parliament Tuesday on whether and how his caretaker government can still improve the budget, and when to schedule new elections. No date was immediately announced, but opposition lawmakers called for a vote in late June
Bioengineering agricultural giant Monsanto has touted the safety of genetically modified crops, but a new study has found that
insecticide-containing corn can be harmful to the overall health of soil ecosystems.
One of the World's Smartest Famous hedge-fund manager David Einhorn recently did something I find a bit curious. According to the recent third-quarter filing for his firm, Greenlight Capital Inc., he completely liquidated his position in a big-name company that, despite recent troubles, is still a superpower in its industry.
The world's biggest tobacco firms are challenging the Australian government in court over a law on mandatory plain packaging for cigarettes.
The suit, led by British American Tobacco, is being watched around the world as a test case.
US allies call for drug legalisation April 14, 2012 The Summit of the Americas, normally a subdued tri-annual gathering of regional leaders, could be more interesting than usual this year, as right-wing governments are set to clash with their US allies over the war on drugs.
An increasingly large chorus of nations - ravaged by trafficking and violence - say it's now time to re-think international drug policy. As the corrupting power of cartels grows across Mexico and Central America, and as the body count rises, legalisation needs to be seriously discussed as an alternative to militarisation, regional leaders say.
President Obama’s new strategy to curb drug abuse takes the focus off of prison and puts it on treatment.
In the plan released today, the Obama administration says that the “mass incarceration” of nonviolent drug users is an “outdated” policy. Instead, the White House says it is spending resources on preventing people from using drugs in the first place and helping users recover, because “drug addiction is a disease.”
The federal government is closing down the maximum-security penitentiary in Kingston, Ont., the Regional Treatment Centre located on the grounds of the penitentiary, and the medium-security Leclerc Institution in Laval, Que.
With its numerous canals, the Russian city of St Petersburg is known as the 'Venice of the North'. Founded in 1703 by Peter the Great, the city was built to rival the architectural gems of France and Italy. But in the 20th century, Lenin moved the capital to Moscow and the city entered a long period of decline. Blockaded for 900 days during the Second World War, it lost 800,000 of its citizens to hunger, disease and bombardment.
After a quiet winter, Occupy Wall Street is gearing up again for a summer of protest. Four months after they were evicted from bases across the country, protesters are emerging once more to camp out in New York's financial hub.
It is a movement that, at its peak, brought hundreds of thousands onto the streets of the US - united by a common anger at the excesses of the financial industry, and a dismay at government unwillingness to rein it in.
For the first time since the Syrian conflict began more than a year ago, the U.N. Security Council on Saturday united behind a legally binding resolution calling for violence to end immediately and peace talks to begin to move the authoritarian country toward democracy.