Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Sound In Our Veins

A Celebration of African-American Music Appreciation Month at The FADER is presented by MetroPCS. “Squeeze it!!” The man at my left in the sold-out crowd of David Geffen Hall (capacity: 2,738) just attempted the impossible: diverting attention away from legendary … Continue reading

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Israeli musicians to Thom Yorke: Canceling Radiohead show will disrupt Israel’s ‘business as usual’ facade

Dear Thom Yorke, We are Israeli musicians writing you about your scheduled performance in Israel this July 19. It is our understanding that the public appeal urging you to respect the Palestinian picket line and cancel this concert was published … Continue reading

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Send us your compassionate care award entries!

The call has gone out for more entries for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. The Chief Nursing Officer for England, Professor Jane Cummings, urged people to nominate colleagues and teams, while also revealing the entry closing date has … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu Foundation Blog Post Encourages Continued US Support For PEPFAR

Desmond Tutu Foundation Blog Post Encourages Continued U.S. Support For PEPFAR Jun 28, 2017 Desmond Tutu Foundation: PEPFAR: Oh what good you have done! This blog post summarizes PEPFAR’s impact in South Africa and discusses potential cuts to the U.S. initiative’s … Continue reading

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NHS England’s Chief Scientific Officer’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership winners announced

NHS England, in partnership with the National Measurement System (NMS) – the government funded body that maintains the UK measurement infrastructure – has announced the winners of its first Chief Scientific Officer’s (CSO) Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme. The bespoke 12 … Continue reading

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…Despite all of the darkness

Our perspective is incredibly powerful. Our outlook determines how we react, or not, to every situation in our lives. We have the choice. We alone have the power. We choose how to react, if to react, when to react. What … Continue reading

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Soweto’s urban entrepreneurs take on the world

Zwane is one of dozens of township entrepreneurs whose creations have sold worldwide with help from Soweto’s Box Shop, a not-for-profit organisation helping local designers and craftspeople market their creations internationally. She now sells her designs as far away as … Continue reading

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The Guardian view on abuse in the Church of England: a reputation deservedly damaged

The report of Dame Moira Gibb into the Church of England’s handling of the abusive bishop Peter Ball makes shocking reading. It reveals a concern for appearance over reality, for the institution over the individual and, most of all, for … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter wins international peace prize award

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com The Sydney Peace Foundation, an initiative of the University of Sydney in Australia and the City of Sydney, has awarded its 2017 … Continue reading

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NHS England kicks off international search for ground-breaking patient-care innovations

NHS England’s Chief Executive Simon Stevens has issued a call for the world’s best healthcare innovations to improve frontline patient care, including in mental health services and GP practices. The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) has already successfully helped transform patient … Continue reading

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