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Beinart Urges Young Jews to Get Arrested in the West Bank for the Sake of Zionism. Will They?
Society & Culture  (tags: Peter Beinart, West Bank Settlements, Hman Rights, Palestine, Israel, society, culture, freedoms, interesting, media, activists, politics, government, humans, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Peter Beinart has a column in Haaretz calling on American Jews who believe in the two-state solution to take direct action now and like the Mississippi Freedom Summer go out to the West Bank to oppose the settlement program.
What Your 1st-Grade Life Says About the Rest of It
Society & Culture  (tags: study, Americans, children, education, environment, family, society, culture, freedoms, sadness, abuse, crime, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Inside the ground-breaking and ultimately saddening 25-year study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers Karl Alexander and Doris Entwisle, that examined 314 people from the first grade all the way to adulthood at age 28.Americans,
Cop Who Threatened to 'F*Cking Kill' Reporter During Ferguson Protests Officially Resigns
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, Ray Albers, resignation, police, law, media, interesting, rights, society, violence, freedoms, crime, culture, ethics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
At a protest on Aug. 19, Ray Albers, a police officer in the neighboring community of St. Ann, pointed his rifle at a Ferguson protester during a heated verbal exchange, an episode that was captured on video and widely circulated on social media.
Think You Can Solve the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? Play This Game
Society & Culture  (tags: world, PeaceMaker Game, Israel, Palestine, interesting, media, news, society, politics )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - motherjones.com
PeaceMaker's creators, Asi Burak and Eric Brown, are the first to admit that their computer strategy game isn't necessarily fun--the word they use is "engaging." PeaceMaker, released in 2007, challenges you to take the seat of either the...
Don't Feed the Trolls? It's Not That Simple
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, internet trolls, media, ethics, freedoms, interesting, internet, rights )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - dailydot.com
Initially, "Don't feed the trolls" seems like a perfectly reasonable response to nasty online behavior. Despite its cursory appeal, however, the command raises more issues than it solves--and not just because it brings us right back to the problem of...
New Ice Bucket Challenge? Gazans Launch 'Rubble Bucket Challenge' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, Rubble Bucket Challenge, Gaza, interesting, news, sadness )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - nbcnews.com
An appeal to garner support for Gaza which imitates the wildly popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge but uses rubble and dirt instead of cold water is picking up steam on social media. "I have to do something and to send a message all over the world about Gaza
Was U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff a Marked Man?
Society & Culture  (tags: Steven Sotloff, Syria, world, war, violence, journalists, interesting, news, society )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Just before American journalist Steven Sotloff was abducted in Syria, his fixer's identity may have been compromised. He asked about a Syrian man he planned to meet the next day. A fine fixer, I had heard from correspondents who knew him, but there had...
Palestinian-American Teen Denied Access to Israel's Airport
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Palestine, ethics, dishonesty, rights, safety, politics, government, abuse, corruption, world, society, interesting, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Dina Shehadeh, 17, was about to begin her senior year of high school in Ohio where she was born and raised. Two weeks ago, after spending the summer with her extended family in the West Bank, she was separated from her mother and detained.
Seattle Protesters Aim to Block Israeli Cargo Ship Over Gaza Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, Israel, Palestine, activists, society, world, freedoms, interesting, news, rights )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Palestinian rights activists in Seattle plan to picket the Port of Tacoma Monday in an attempt to block a commercial Israeli cargo ship from unloading its merchandise. Organizers said the action is part of a wider Boycott, Divest & Sanction(BDS)movement.
Darren Wilson's First Job Was on a Troubled Police Force Disbanded By Authorities
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, racism, Ferguson Missouri, Jennings Missouri, ethics, culture, violence, death, law, sadness, rights, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The small city of Jennings, Mo., had a police department so troubled, and with so much tension between white officers and black residents, that the city council finally decided to disband it. Everyone in the Jennings police department was fired.
Cashing In Could Compromise Eligibility
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, sports, society, family, ethics, media, news, celebrity, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - nytimes.com
Between her star turn at the Little League World Series and the start of eighth grade, Mo'ne Davis has a trip planned for a round of talk show appearances."I've got to get my answers straight," Davis, 13, said with a smile after her team was eliminated.
The End of Liberal Zionism
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Liberal Zionism, politics, government, freedoms, violence, culture, ethics, rights, society, sadness, world, crime, death, news, war, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - nytimes.com
The attacks on freedom of speech and human rights organizations in Israel, the land-grabbing settler movement, a growing strain of anti-Arab and anti-immigrant racism, extremist politics, and a powerful, intolerant religious right -- this mixture has...
Israel Bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch Workers From Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Gaza, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, ethics, violence, death, freedoms, dishonesty, society, humans, death, world, rights, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel has been refusing to allow employees of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to enter the Gaza Strip in order to conduct their own independent investigations into the fighting, using various bureaucratic excuses.
Darren Wilson Supporters Rally in St. Louis: 'We Will Not Hide. We Will No Longer Live in Fear'
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, Darren Wilson supporters, police, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, media, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
The rally, held in a parking lot adjacent to Barney's Sports Pub, drew a small crowd relative to the size of the Ferguson rally's in support of Brown, and featured a speaker claiming to represent the online campaign Support Darren Wilson.
Cop Who Pushed CNN Host Suspended -- But Not Fired -- After Video of His Racist Rant Emerges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, racism, President Obama, St. Louis County Police, Dan Page, police, society, ethics, dishonesty, news, Christian organization of Oath Keepers, media, law, interesting, rights )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
The video, posted online this past May, shows Officer Dan Page giving a speech before members of the Christian organization the Oath Keepers. At one point, he shows the audience a picture of himself in Kenya, saying he went there to search for the...
 

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