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Beau Biden, Son of Vice President and Former Delaware AG, Dies at 46 ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Vice President Biden, Beau Biden, death, obituary, cancer, society, family, government, sadness, politics, children, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - cnn.com
Joseph "Beau" Biden III, an Iraq War veteran who served as the attorney general of Delaware and was a son of Vice President Joe Biden, died Saturday at age 46, the White House said in a statement.He died after battling brain cancer.
Caitlyn Jenner, Formerly Bruce Jenner, Wears A Silk Bodysuit For First Public Appearance As A Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, transgender, humans, rights, society, LGBT rights, LGBT community, family, news, freedoms, celebrity )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
In her first public appearance as a woman since coming out as transgender, the cover, shot by Annie Leibowitz, features a smiling Caitlyn in a white silk strapless bodysuit. In an accompanying behind-the-scenes video, she poses in even more looks.
Pope Francis Proves How Stagnant Israel Has Become
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Pope Francis, peace, society, ethics, culture, government, politics, religion, freedoms, news, rights )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - haaretz.com
WhatâEUR(TM)s his story? Why is he butting in? How many divisions does he have that he keeps advancing forward? Since his election, the smoke hasn't stopped coming out of his chambers.
First the Occupiers Exploit a Palestinian Spring ~ Then 'The New York Times' Does
Society & Culture  (tags: New York Times, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, government, politics, society, culture, rights, dishonesty, freedoms, news, media )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The de facto hasbara alliance between the New York Times and the Israeli government just made a blunder, revealing complicity and ineptness on both their parts.
The False Arrest of Khalida Jarrar: Israeli 'Justice' Put to Shame
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, law, false arrest, civil liberties, Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, government, freedoms, rights, society, politics, interesting, women, news, dishonesty, sadness )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - haaretz.com
The charge sheet against the Palestinian legislator - in jail now for two months - ought to be studied in every law school: This is how you slap together false accusations and fabricate an indictment.
Denver Ex-Cop Says He Was Fired for Refusing to Destroy Video Evidence of Abuse of Inmate
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, Denver, abuse, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, rights, society, violence, politics )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
A former Denver internal affairs investigator says he was fired after refusing to destroy video evidence showing cops subjecting an inmate to inhumane treatment, CBS Denver reports.
'They Said We Drink the Blood of Children' ~ Netanyahu Goes Off the Deep End After FIFA Campaign
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, sports, FIFA, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, abuse, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, government, society, interesting, news, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
"They said that we drink the blood of little children," and "They said that we are the poisoners of the wells of humanity," Netanyahu claimed of his adversaries in the soccer campaign.
Palestinian Official Slams Israel's Stone-Throwing Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, society, children, Israel, Palestine, law, dishonesty, freedoms, crime, culture, humans, police, news, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Adoption of a bill by Israeli cabinet ministers aimed at imposing tougher penalties on stone-throwers is the latest discriminatory measure by Israel, singling out Palestinians.
One Last Appeal Before a Bedouin Village in the Negev Is Demolished and a Jewish Town Is Built in Its Place ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Illegal settlements, world, Israel, Palestine, Negev desert, Bedouin village, Umm el-Hieran, ethics, crime, humans, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, rights, sadness, society, government, culture, law )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The Bedouin village of Umm el-Hieran in IsraelâEUR(TM)s southern Negev desert is running out of time and appeals before it will be razed to the ground and an exclusively Jewish town will be built in its place.
What Is the Role of Academia in Political Change?: The Case of BDS and Israeli Violations of International Law (With Sound Track
Society & Culture  (tags: BDS, American Anthropological Association (AA, academic boycott, Rebecca Vilkomerson, Jewish Voice for Peace )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - statushour.com
Opponents of the boycott sought to short-circuit the debate. On the agenda of the business meeting was a proposed resolution against boycotting Israeli academic institutions. This effort to shut down the boycott discussion backfired spectacularly.
 
 
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