Tag Archives: Causes

Alexander McQueen bequeathes £100,000 to Terrence Higgins Trust

NEWS SOURCE :    http://news.pinkpaper.com

BY:  Peter Lloyd

The late fashion designer Alexander McQueen has bestowed £100,000 of his fortune to gay men’s charity Terrence Higgins Trust.

The donation is one of four £100,000 gifts he donated in his will, this week.

Other organisations who also received the sum are: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, the London Buddhist Centre [...]

Drugs – Time for Better Laws

NEWS SOURCE : http://www.release.org.uk/

‘DRUGS – TIME FOR BETTER LAWS’ is Release’s new campaign engaging the public around the issue of drug policy. The failure of the current system is clear, it is time to stop criminalising 10,000s of people in the UK every year – it is time for better laws.

Today we have written to [...]

In Haitian Town, Artists Honor Dead With Rubble Art

Western Siberia Temperature Flip in April

A dramatic flip from severe, even record-setting, cold to unusual warmth has happened over that part of western Asia centered upon the west of Siberian Russia.

The best illustration of this marked shift that has unfolded since the dead of winter may be found in the plains between Novosibirsk and Yekaterinburg.

The city of Omsk suffered an [...]

Would you like to become an Amnesty speaker?

Are you interested in becoming an Amnesty youth speaker and helping to inspire young people to learn about human rights? Amnesty International are having training days coming up at a variety of locations over the UK.

http://www.amnesty.org.uk/content.asp?CategoryID=10671

Japan crisis: ‘There’s no food, tell people there is no food’

NEWS SOURCE :   http://poleshift.ning.com

by Andrew Veresay

Japan’s survivors scavenge for food in aftermath of tsunami

By Peter Foster, Ichinomaki 19 Mar 2011

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/8392549/Japan-…

The unshaven man in a tracksuit stops his bicycle on the roadside and glances over his shoulder to check that he is unobserved. Satisfied, he reaches quickly into the sludge-filled gutter, picks up a discarded [...]

Joey Ramone benefit show

***In association with Rock To Cure Cancer US in honour of Joey Ramone***

NICKI & SUE ROCK CHICK PROMOTIONS are hosting…

…An all Day Charity Rock Gig in aid of Lymphoma Research because that’s what we lost Joey Ramone to, and Sue’s mum and Sheila’s son and countless loved ones across the globe. Rock To Cure Cancer [...]

Anti-Stigma Week

Tibet’s environment under threat

Dear supporter

The Tibetan plateau is a unique and fragile environment which houses the third largest store of water on the planet. But Tibetans who dare to speak up for the protection of the environment are being silenced. Some are tortured and locked away for many years.

Karma Samdrup (right) is a [...]

If you are a music producer help me!

Don’t ya just love you tube .. some one help this poor girl out .. xx