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Junot DíAz Comes Out in Support of the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, , activists, rights, freedoms, society, celebrity, education, world, interesting, humans, goodnews )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel sent out the following press release today saying that Díaz joins Chuck D and Boots Riley as prominent artists who have recently endorsed the boycott:
Activists Occupy Israel Pavilion at Paris Trade Show (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, France, Israel, Palestine, BDS, protestors, Human Rights, society, freedoms, activists, news )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
As the video above shows, the activists held up signs condemning Israeli abuses of Palestinian rights and chanted slogans including: "No trade with apartheid," "Boycott Israeli apartheid" and "Gaza, Gaza, We won't forget!"
Palestine Shines in Global Literature Prizes
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, 'Sheikh Zayed Prize ', Ghassan Zaqtan, literature, Yousef Abu Loz, Osama Alaysa, awards, society, culture, interesting, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Poetry and prose by Palestinian writers has been celebrated by the organizers of two international literary awards. The longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize -- an Arabic culture award -- features three Palestinian writers.
Academic Institutions That Violate Academic Freedom Deserve to Be Boycotted
Society & Culture  (tags: academic freedom, academic boycott of israel, education, ethics, freedoms, society, world, culture, news, rights )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Academic freedom is a bedrock principle that must be honored by any university as part of its mission of furthering research and education. If an academic institution should violate this sacred trust, scholars will respond by refusing to participate...
Connecticut Arm of Million-Strong Church Votes to Shun Occupation Profiteers
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, United Church of Christ, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, society, culture, rights, world )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
As a result, church bodies have been urged to divest their holdings in companies profiting from Israeli occupation in Palestine, including Caterpillar, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, G4S and Veolia.
The Science of Fox News: Why Its Viewers Are the Most Misinformed
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, Fox news viewers, misinformed, society, culture, government, politics, dishonesty, ethics, world, education )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - alternet.org
"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers?" Jon Stewart asked Chris Wallace. "The most consistently misinformed misinformed? Fox, Fox viewers, consistently, every poll." Stewart's statement was factually accurate, as we'll see.
A Hispanic Man Delivers Absentee Ballots, and Now Conservatives Want Him Dead (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Arizona, elections, government, republicans, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - rawstory.com
Conservatives are outraged over what they claim, mistakenly, to be evidence of massive voter fraud being perpetrated in Arizona, The Daily Dot reports.Despite the outrage from conservative sites, Marine was not behaving illegally when he delivered the...
Saudi Terrorism Court Sentences 13 People To Prison Over Al-Qaida Attack Plot On US Forces
World  (tags: U.S. military, Saudi court, AL-Qaida, terrorism, prison sentences, law, world )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - ibtimes.com
13 people were sentenced to jail by a Saudi court Tuesday for planning an attack against U.S. forces in the Middle East. A special terrorism court reportedly jailed about 11 Saudi people for between 18 months-25 years, while those hailing from Qatar...
Chris Christie Is 'Tired' Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, Chris Christie, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, government, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - ibtimes.com
"I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am," Christie said in the short clip that was posted online. "I don't think there is a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, 'You know honey, if...
Canada Parliament Shooting: One Suspect Confirmed Dead, City Still Under Lockdown (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Canada, terrorist attack, Ottawa, National War Memorial, Parliament Hill, news, violence, society, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - theglobeandmail.com
The attack on Parliament Hill's Centre Block and the National War Memorial has left one Canadian soldier and one male suspect dead.
 
 
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