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Palestinian Authority Education A Recipe for Hate and Terror
Offbeat  (tags: education, hate, Palestinians, Gaza, terrorists, terrorism, crime, culture, society )

Penny
- 4 days ago - palwatch.org
Palestinian Media Watch has prepared a comprehensive report on Palestinian Authority education. It includes chapters on names of schools (dozens named after terrorists), school activities (eg visiting homes of terrorists), statements and activities of
1 in 5 US Children Live Below Poverty Line, More Than During Great Recession âEUR" Report
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Children, Economy, Education, Human rights )

Ray
- 8 days ago - rt.com
Around 22 percent of American children lived below the federal poverty line in 2013, up from 18 percent in 2008, according to a new report. Black, Hispanic, and American Indian children were twice as likely to live in poverty as whites.
South African Official Threatens to Punish Students Who Visited Israel
Offbeat  (tags: South Africa, Israel, racism, education, society, world )

Penny
- 14 days ago - haaretz.com
Deputy minister in President Jacob Zuma's office charges students with bringing ruling African National Congress into 'disrepute,' says party would 'summon' them to an investigation.
100 Extremists a Year Lecture at Universities
Offbeat  (tags: education, extremism, Islam, Muslims, protection, safety, society, UK, Europe )

Penny
- 18 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
100 extremists a year lecture at universities: Fanatics given a platform to spread hatred of the West despite ministers demanding crackdown on radicalism
Nobel Prize Committee: Award Sir Nicholas Winton the Nobel Peace Prize
Offbeat  (tags: humans, protection, activists, children, culture, death, education, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, movies, rights, safety, society, travel, world, conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, interesting, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, world, ch )

Wendy
- 28 days ago - change.org
In 1939 a British man, Sir Nicholas Winton, saved 669 mainly Jewish children from Czechoslovakia, which was under occupation by Nazi Germany. While risking his own life he organized train transports--Read more on the petition page -
Israeli School Unites Muslim, Jewish and Christian Students WIth Cerebral Palsy
Offbeat  (tags: Israel, school, disabilities, inclusion, education, children, culture, ethics, society )

Penny
- 32 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In the Tel Aviv suburb of Zahala, about 150 students study at the ONN School for Special Education. The school is special in that most of the children who attend, have cerebral palsy and other degenerative diseases while others have secondary disabilit
Earth :What Do Gorillas Talk About?
Offbeat  (tags: gorillas, conversation, animals, education )

Ray
- 61 days ago - bbc.com
Understanding the sounds and gestures that gorillas use to express their feelings has been key to demystifying them
Beauty Without Bunnies: Search for Cruelty-Free Cosmetics, Personal-Care Products, and More
Offbeat  (tags: searchable database of companies, Availability by Country, Companies That Do Test on Animals, Companies Working for Regulatory Change, Frequently Asked Questions, activists, interesting, GoodNews, safety, women, education, family, ethics, animalcruelty )

Kelly
- 62 days ago - features.peta.org
Welcome to the searchable database of companies that do and that don't test their products on animals! You can search by company name or browse by product type. There are more than 1,700 cruelty-free companies in our database, including The Body Shop,
Earth: How Weird Is Our Solar System?
Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Solar System, Education )

Ray
- 62 days ago - bbc.com
Is it odd like your quirky uncle, or odd like a leprechaun riding a unicorn?
Make Supermarkets Hand Over All Unsold Food to Charities and Offer to the Needy.
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, education, environment, health, humans, law, news, politics, rights, safety, society, diet, ethics, family, food, health, nutrition, prevention, protection, society, ethics, GoodNews, law, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, f )

Marco
- 66 days ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
Rather than wasting millions of pounds worth of food that is still usable, make supermarkets donate their leftover products that are still safe to eat, to food banks.
Legitimizing Censorship: Islamophobia Studies at Berkeley
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Islam, Muslims, University, censorship, society )

Penny
- 67 days ago - jihadwatch.org
Islamophobia studies is the latest addition to the academic pantheon of politicized, esoteric, and divisive studies whose purpose is to censor criticism of differing views by stigmatizing critics as racist or clinically insane. The University of
Iraq Tries to Improve Human Rights Through Education
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq, society, education, human rights, culture, government, protection, safety )

Penny
- 70 days ago - al-monitor.com
In a society where conservative religious trends and the rule of tribal law are on the rise, the dissemination of human rights principles is a difficult task.
I-Wonder :Can Food Improve Your Exam Performance?
Offbeat  (tags: food, education )

Ray
- 79 days ago - bbc.co.uk
When you're faced with a pile of revision, feeding your body as well as your brain may be the last thing on your mind
Election Quiz: How Well Have You Been Paying Attention?
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2015, Quiz, Education )

Ray
- 84 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The voting's over - have you stayed the course during the campaign, or has it sent you to sleep? , Test your knowledge of the quotes, gaffes, stumbles and surprises of the 2015 general election.
A Point of View: Is It Better to Have Leaders Who Are Too Old or Too Young?
Offbeat  (tags: Former PM's, Experience of Age, Education, British History )

Ray
- 88 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
None of the current British political leaders is older than 50. Some political eras favour younger leaders, and some prefer the experience of age - but which is better, asks the historian David Cannadine.
 

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