Bible in Pop Culture Week 4: In El Salvador, “Jacob wrestled the angel / And the angel was overcome”

    U2 – Bullet The Blue Sky(Rattle & Hum)Watch this video on YouTube The track “Bullet the Blue Sky” by U2 was released in 1987 on the album “The Joshua Tree.” The lyrics of the song were inspired by a trip that Bono took to Central America in 1985 with Amnesty International. On theContinue reading “Bible in Pop Culture Week 4: In El Salvador, “Jacob wrestled the angel / And the angel was overcome””

A Wall Covered With Names of the Dead in Union Square Station, New York City

You may have never noticed this, but there’s a wall in Union Square station where each tile has the name of a dead person on it.  If you enter the station near Food Emporium on the corner of 14th St and 4th Ave, you have to angle off to your right after passing through theContinue reading “A Wall Covered With Names of the Dead in Union Square Station, New York City”

Philippine President Arroyo Reminded To Not Steal Aid Money From Typhoon Victims

An excerpt from an ABS-CBN News post: ““Given the critical situation of our brothers and sisters in the evacuation centers and areas ravaged by Ondoy, it is urgent to ensure that the funds the Arroyo government received in the name of the victims benefit only the victims and their families. The administration’s well-deserved reputation forContinue reading “Philippine President Arroyo Reminded To Not Steal Aid Money From Typhoon Victims”