Today Is the International Day of Happiness

By: Thursday March 20, 2014 11:16 am

Today marks the second ever International Day of Happiness!

Inspired by the concept of “Gross Happiness” and originating from the Kingdom of Bhutan’s fourth King Jigme Singye Wangchuck, also known as The “Dragon King.” The Dragon King saw the importance of government in helping strike a balance between the spiritual and the material. He advocated on policies focused on increasing the happiness of his people.

 

Historic Palestinian Recognition UN General Assembly Vote Coming: Live Feed

By: Thursday November 29, 2012 12:58 pm

“The UN General Assembly is set to approve an implicit recognition of Palestinian statehood today despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinian Authority by withholding funds for the West Bank government.”

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