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Israeli Portrait of Rose-Tinted Past Gives Way to Rage at Settlers
Offbeat  (tags: settlements, lies. history, Palestine, British Mandate, occupation, racism-zionism, wall, discrimination, Israel, Israeli Palestinians, Christians, Ottoman Empire, Palestinian culture-history, erasure, Arabs, education, literature, truthtelling, Nakba )

Jess
- 54 minutes ago - electronicintifada.net
Jerusalem, he notes, is said in schoolbooks to have Christians and Muslims but no reference to Palestinians is made.
America's Most Generous Con Artist
Offbeat  (tags: Con artist, USA )

Ray
- 1 hour ago - bbc.co.uk
For decades, Mark Landis donated art to museums and galleries across the US. He was feted as a wealthy collector but the pictures were fakes that he had created himself. He was never prosecuted though - he didn't take payment so hadn't broken any law.
Mandy Runs for Hillside & Rescues a Tangled Sheep
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, wildanimals, rescued, photos, humans, health )

Borg
- 2 hours ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
I set off on a wild & windy morning from St David's Head. At around mid-day I spotted a lone sheep & on closer inspection discovered it was tangled up in barbed wire. It took 4 kind Welshmen 15 minutes to free the sheep who quickly scuttled away to be..
Seriously?! Arizona Passes a Bill That States Livestock Are Not 'Animals'
Offbeat  (tags: americans, animals, bizarre, ethics, protection, Arizona )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - onegreenplanet.org
Here's a fun riddle for you: When is an animal not an animal? The answer? When itâEUR(TM)s in Arizona. Is this a trick question?
How Can We Curb 'Fat Cat' Bosses' Pay?
Offbeat  (tags: Fat Cats, Bosses, Business, research )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The average chief executive trousered £4.5m in 2013 - more than 160 times the pay of the average Briton, and up 5% from 2012.
Income Inequality Shortens An Entire CommunityâEUR(TM)s Life Expectancy âEUR" Project
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Health, Human rights, USA )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - rt.com
Residents living in a community with high income inequality are more likely to have a shortened lifespan than those living in a more equitable community âEUR" even if average income at the two locales is the same âEUR" a new study on county health has found.
Clear & President Danger: Poll Shows Republicans More Scared of Obama Than Putin
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Asia, Drugs, Hacking, Information Technology, Middle East, North Korea, Politics, Russia, Security, Syria, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 4 hours ago - rt.com
A third of Republicans in the United States believe President Obama is a more imminent threat to their country than Russian President Vladimir Putin. They believe the same about SyriaâEUR(TM)s Bashar Assad, a poll has revealed.
Pictures of the Day: 31 March 2015
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 31 March 2015 )

Giana
- 4 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Wonderful photos.
Muslim School Principal Issued Please Explain
Offbeat  (tags: muslim school principal, bizarre )

Hilary
- 5 hours ago - theage.com.au
The principal of Victoria's largest Islamic school has been called to a meeting with state government officials to explain why he told students that Islamic State was a plot by Western countries.
Most Americans Still Back Nuclear Power, See Future in Solar âEUR" Poll
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Gas, Natural resources, Oil, Resources, Shale, USA )

Ray
- 5 hours ago - rt.com
Americans are increasingly looking to solar and wind energy for the future, but most of them still support nuclear energy, a new Gallup poll shows. Overall support for oil and natural gas exploration has dropped, due to divided opinions on fracking.
 

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