Justin Deschamps Reviews Practices for Non-Violent Communication

As the state of the country is facing the post-mortem of the apparent Joe Biden US Presidential election win in the wake of the SCOTUS dismissal of the Texas, et al lawsuit alleging violations of one or more of the federal requirements for elections (i.e., equal protection, due process, and the Electors Clause), it is … Read more

‘MUST-SEE’ ~ James Corbett: “Who Will Fact Check the Fact Checkers?”

We’ve all come across online fact checkers that purport to warn us away from independent media sites under the guise of protecting us from fake news. But who is behind these fact check sites? How do they operate? And if these ham-fisted attempts at soft censorship aren’t the solution to online misinformation, what is? Join … Read more

Facebook appoints Israeli censor to oversight board

Facebook has hired the former director-general of Israel’s justice ministry as a member of its new oversight board. This body will effectively determine what content to censor or permit on the social media platform. Emi Palmor headed the justice ministry from 2014 until she was dismissed from her post last year. Under her direction, the Israeli justice ministry … Read more

PFC Zoom Call Event….Communicating to Our Loved Ones about the State of the Planet

Guidelines for Communicating to Our Loved Ones about the State of the Planet   In these most interesting of times most of us find ourselves frustrated to find how difficult it can be to talk to our family and friends about what we believe is happening on our planet.  Whether the topic is the pandemic, … Read more

Sharing Truth With Dignity and Respect: Psychology of Correcting a Person Who Maintains a Wrong Idea

Authored by Stillness In The Storm Finding a suitable (and respectful) way to correct a person who maintains a wrong idea is something everyone should learn to do. After all, fake news abounds, meaning it’s very easy to take them as facts. What’s truly complex and what you should fight against is that disease that afflicts … Read more

Great Tips to Write Outstanding Nonprofit Fundraising Appeal

By Guest Writer Ryan Pell, What inspires people to donate their money or other things to a cause of a complete and total stranger? How can one determine if the cause is indeed worth donating? The answers to these questions are given in a fundraising appeal, which is one of the most difficult parts of … Read more

Google Has 10,000 Employees Censoring YouTube Videos, Some of Them Starting to Believe Conspiracy Theories

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki tells Lesley Stahl what the video platform is doing about hate speech in an interview Sunday on the CBS newsmagazine program ’60 Minutes.’ Wojcicki told ’60 Minutes’ that Google employs 10,000 people to focus on “controversial content.” She described their schedule, which includes time for therapy. Stahl also said there are … Read more

‘Delete WhatsApp unless you’re OK with surveillance,’ founder of rival Telegram messenger warns

WhatsApp is a “Trojan horse” exploited to snoop on millions of users naive enough to believe that the Facebook-owned messenger differs from its parent company, long beset by privacy scandals, Telegram founder Pavel Durov said. In a lengthy post on his Telegram channel on Wednesday, Durov took aim at one of his brainchild’s biggest rivals … Read more

Nature Restoration Group Newsletter – Introduction

by Derek Knauss The release of the first Newsletter for our Nature Restoration Group brings us great joy and satisfaction!  Nature Restoration plans to use this as an easy method to periodically update you on all of the things that are happening with our group. We hope you enjoy it and share it with your … Read more