Ingredients: 1/2 cup slivered almonds 1/2 cup pecans 1/4 cup golden flax meal (could also use sesame seed meal) 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup almond butter (could also use peanut or mac nut butter) 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon of raw…
“Yeah, why isn’t Natalie Portman sleeping in a gutter somewhere, turning her big doe eyes up pitifully at every passing stranger, begging for government handouts and then giving birth to a sick baby, to be realistic? Doesn’t she know what kind of message it sends to the youth of America, her not being super poor and miserable at the Oscars?”—
As of today none of the above have announced funds or missions specific to the victims of violence in the Middle East. Whether you donate or not, dropping an email or a Tweet to them to urge them to step up can do a lot of good too.
Also keep an eye on Tumblr Aid. They’re trying to collect information on distributing donations to people on the ground in the Middle East. (If you can help, please contact them!)
If you’re on Twitter, watch the hashtags #Feb17, #Libya, #Bahrain, #Gaddafi (and all various spellings used worldwide, such as Qadafi, Qaddafi, Gadafi, Gaddhafi, Kadhafi, etc), #Yemen, #Jan25, and #Massacre. Boost the signal on everything you find to be a credible source. If you’re in a position to debunk disinformation and misinformation, DO SO.
Here are some people and organizations to contact to press them to speak out, cover the violence in the Middle East, put pressure on their diplomatic connections, and provide support.
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yes yes yes to keeping up and being responsible about the information you’re passing on, but if you follow ontd_political beware of self righteous smarminess. It’ll make you want to headdesk all over the place.