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Joint Effort Helps Homeless Vets in 25 Cities
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, homeless vets, public initiatives, family, culture, americans, GoodNews, usa )

Cal
- 9 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In March 2014, VA launched the 25 Cities Initiative to assist communities with high concentrations of homeless Veterans in intensifying and integrating their local efforts to end Veteran homelessness.
Palestinian Student Activist Diaa Hroub Imprisoned Without Charge or Trial in Israeli Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, society, culture, ethics, law, police, news, violence, rights, politics, government, safety, world, abuse, interesting )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - samidoun.ca
Diaa Hroub, Palestinian student activist with the Progressive Democratic Student Pole (the left-wing student union group at Bir Zeit University), has already been held for six months under an administrative detention order. There has been charge or trial.
Author of 'Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie': How This Muslim Mom Answered When Her Daughter Asked 'Can I Marry A Jew? (VIDEO)'
Society & Culture  (tags: Ranya Tabari Idliby, 'Burqas, Baseball, Apple Pie', American Muslims, world, religion, ethics, family, freedoms, children, culture, humans, interesting, society, rights, women )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - live.huffingtonpost.com
Internationally recognized author Ranya Tabari Idliby, co-author of the 2007 bestseller "The Faith Club," talks to HuffPost Live about her latest book, "Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie," an intimate portrayal of her American Muslim family.
Principal Wants Students to Hurl Canned Food at Intruders
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, children, protection, schools, violence, interesting, humans, news, society, culture )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - modernfarmer.com
"We realize at first this may seem odd," reads a letter from the principal. Well, yeah.
Detention Extended for Lina Khattab, Malaak Khatib; Mona Qa'Adan Trial Postponed for 19time ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, unlawful detention, ethics, women, sadness, rights, freedoms, safety, humans, news, society, culture, law )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - samidoun.ca
Lina Khattab is accused of "throwing stones" and "participating in an unlawful demonstration," charges frequently used against Palestinians participating in or near public demonstrations calling for Palestinian freedom.
Nidal Abu Aker Among 36 Palestinians Issued Administrative Detention Orders; 67 So Far in January
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, 'administrative detention', Israel, Palestine, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, interesting, law, politics, government, news, rights, safety, crime, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - samidoun.ca
Israeli military courts confirmed or issued administrative detention orders - for imprisonment without charge or trial - against 36 Palestinian political prisoners by 14 January 2015. 67 administrative detention orders have now been issued or renewed ...
Back on the Bus
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Freedom Riders, civil rights movement, society, culture, activists, humans, interesting, news, media, freedoms, government, Martin Luther King, rights )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - newyorker.com
Last fall, at a gathering in Santa Fe on the subject of storytelling, I met a woman whose name sounded familiar. It turned out that I had last encountered her precisely fifty years before.
The Long Road ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Selma-Montgomery, society, racism, culture, ethics, activists, rights, freedoms, interesting, government, news, media, photos )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - newyorker.com
A half century ago, Martin Luther King, Jr., receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, in Oslo, spoke of the "creative battle" that twenty-two million black men and women in the United States were waging against "the starless midnight of racism."
Support for Terrorism in the Hundreds of Millions   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, terrorists, terrorism, abuse, culture, murder, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 11 days ago - youtube.com
With terror alerts throughout Europe, Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder and dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, touches on how many Moslems support some form of Jihad today. Based on the 2013 Pew study, as many as 351 million, of the world's 1.6 billion Mo
The Greatest MLK Speeches You Never Heard
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, usa, rights, politics, MLK DAY )

Cal
- 11 days ago - cnn.com
Can you name any of his great speeches or written works without citing "I Have a Dream" or the "Letter from Birmingham Jail"?
They're Taking Our Children
Society & Culture  (tags: Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Islam, Muslims, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 11 days ago - smh.com.au
West Papua's youth are being removed to Islamic religious schools in Java for "re-education". A six-month Good Weekend investigation has confirmed that children, possibly in their thousands, have been enticed away over the past decade or more with the
Two Men Arrested in Berlin on Suspicion of Recruiting Fighters for Isis in Syria
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, terrorism, terrorists, Europe, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 11 days ago - independent.co.uk
Two Turkish men accused of recruiting and radicalising fighters to join Isis in Syria have been arrested in Berlin. About 250 police officers and special forces commandos searched 11 properties and a mosque association in the German capital in the
On CNN, Boteach Lectures Two Prominent Muslims About Freedom They 'Enjoy' in US and Israel (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Paris, Jews, Muslims, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, culture, society, Rabbi Shumley Boteach, Rula Jebreal, news, media, CNN, politics, religion, rights, humans, crime, death )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The terrorist attacks in Paris have given a platform to neoconservatives to argue that the west is fighting the same war that Israel is, with radical Islam, and that Muslims must declare which side they are on in this struggle.
Revealed: Pro-Israel Students Plot "Smear Campaigns" to "Attack BDS"
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, students, world, BDS movement, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, news, media, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Hunter instructs the "Israel advocates" who are members of the group to add only those "you can trust." But someone in the group was so unhappy with discussions taking place there that they decided to leak these screenshots to The Electronic Intifada.
Free Speech Has Not Been Kind to Muslims
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, free speech, media, humans, society, culture, religion, rights, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, abuse, world, safety, news, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
It's simplistic to equate the violence of the gunmen who murdered the cartoonists with Islam when their worldview has become so hate-filled by the very way the West has treated Muslims and their nations in the past 100 years.

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