Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voters from the rolls. Millions, especially black, Hispanic and Asian-American voters, are at risk. Already, tens of thousands have been removed… Read More ›
Month: October 2014
the waste collected, bloody sheets, corpses bled, bloated left to lie amid the debris of futile attempts to heal, relieve as the whimpers, cries, demands of those left, floated within the hearing of those standing back, set to deceive the… Read More ›
Iran Executes Woman for Murdering Alleged Rapist Despite International Campaign for a Retrial
By Daniel Politi in Slate Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said tried to rape her, ignoring an international campaign urging the country to spare her life. Reyhaneh Jabbari was sentenced to… Read More ›
Have science and anthropology found the oldest Homo sapiens DNA?
When you review all the species and sub species there are a lot. The simplification that there was monkey and than there was chimp and than there was Neanderthal and than there was humans is a simplification of an… Read More ›
President Rivlin: Time to admit that Israel is a sick society that needs treatment
The time has come to admit that Israel is a sick society, with an illness that demands treatment, President Reuven Rivlin said at the opening session on Sunday of a conference on From Hatred of the Stranger to Acceptance of… Read More ›
“Yes, We Can”… the making of a terrorist or agent of change.
On Being – Scott Atran — Hopes and Dreams in a World of Fear This is a 51 minute audio interview from Krista Tippett’s radio show on Public Radio. It was recorded before the rise of ISIS. I woke up… Read More ›
How One Man Refused to Spy on Fellow Muslims for the FBI—and Then Lost Everything
On the night of December 9, 2011, Siham Stewart called her husband, Ayyub Abdul-Alim, as he closed down his corner store, Nature’s Garden, in Springfield, Massachusetts. She asked him to bring home a gallon of milk. A few minutes later,… Read More ›
Republican-Majority Senate Is Starting to Look Likelier
By Nate Cohn in The New York Times President Obama, even in his worst hours after the first presidential debate in 2012, held a consistent lead in Wisconsin, Ohio and Nevada. It was always enough to win re-election, and he… Read More ›
Conflict Kitchen’s Palestinian focus criticized as one-sided
By Melissa McCart / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Conflict Kitchen in Oakland’s Schenley Plaza debuted its rotation of Palestinian dishes Monday. By noon, more than 30 customers stood in line to order fattoush, falafel, musakhan and other foods. Though the lunch hour… Read More ›
Missouri GOP’s sham early voting proposal
Excepts from “Vote ‘no’ on Missouri’s sham early voting proposal” in The Kansas City Star Missouri is in the dark ages when it comes to early voting. But a measure on the upcoming statewide ballot is not the path to… Read More ›
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