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Holocaust Memorial Day: A Horrifying Reminder of Where Prejudice and Intolerance Can Lead, VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust, memorial, killing, hatred, anti-semitism, Judaism, religion, VIDEO, Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp )

- 13 hours ago -
And despite the events that took place 70 years ago, you only have to watch the news to know that the hatred that created the Holocaust did not end with the Nazis. anti-Semitism still exists, and horrifyingly, is on the rise. Just this month a man
Like the Wind, We Will Be Free: How Being Detained at Ben Gurion Airport During a Family Trip to Palestine Reaffirmed My Identit
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, family, society, culture, humans, government, politics, violence, safety, children )

- 1 day ago -
If I close my eyes, just for a moment, I can still remember the way the wind in Palestine felt when it brushed against my cheeks on one of those really breezy days âEUR" Those days when I would walk out of my family's Beit Hanina, Jerusalem home ...
Today Is Holocost Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, genocide )

- 12 hours ago -
Keep the memories alive. Lest us we forget the atrocities of human evil. :(
Exonerated of Rape, Brian Banks Now Realizing NFL Dream âEUR" in Different Capacity
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, sadness, sports, freedoms, dishonesty, society, sadness, sports )

- 10 hours ago -
On his way to possibly playing for Carroll at USC, Banks was wrongly accused of raping a girl at his high school. Rather than facing 41 years to life in prison if he fought the charges and lost, he pleaded guilty and was sent to prison for five years.
Islamic State Deepens Grip in Future Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: middle-east, violence, terrorism, palestine )

- 1 day ago -
Hamas and other Palestinian groups are continuing to deny the obvious, namely that the Islamic State terror group has managed to set up bases of power in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Occupier's Justice: Heads and Tails You Lose
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, world, Israel, Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, law, justice, freedoms, Human Rights, government, ethics, family, society, rights, news )

- 1 day ago -
esterday I had an idea for a short story to explain the unrelenting insanity of the occupation for ordinary Palestinians. Tell me what you think. In my story, there is a Palestinian family, letâEUR(TM)s call them the Jaabaris, and they live next to a Jewish...
Pay the $1 Million Medical Bill From Nearly Killing My Baby
Society & Culture  (tags: Georgia, police, no-knock warrants, police brutality, Habersham County, Bou Bou, petitions, health care, medical bills, children )

- 1 day ago -
At 2:30 AM on May 28th of last year, heavily armed officers from the Habersham County Police Department broke down the door of our home without warning.
IDF Commander Dismisses Unit 8200 Refuseniks
Society & Culture  (tags: reuseniks, conscientious objectors, israel, draft refusal, 8200 refusal letter, Unit 8200 )

- 22 hours ago -
âEUR~These operations, and not our letter, are what make military service political.âEUR(TM) The 43 reservist soldiers who refused to serve in the IDF respond to their dismissal.
China Says Its Gender Imbalance "Most Serious" in the World
Society & Culture  (tags: world, china, gender, imbalance, health authorities, one-child policy, imbalance )

- 10 hours ago -
Chinese health authorities described the gender imbalance among newborns as "the most serious and prolonged" in the world, a direct ramification of the country's strict one-child policy
Survivors Visit Auschwitz, Prepare for 70th Anniversary
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust, Auschwitz, nazi genocide, anti-Semitism )

- 1 day ago -
A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are expecting 300, the youngest in their 70s.
Historical Images of New York City Subway
Society & Culture  (tags: history, transportation, travel, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Despite all its faults, you have to love the New York City Subways.
Polish Jews Protest Monument to Righteous Gentiles in Warsaw Ghetto
Society & Culture  (tags: europe, history, news )

- 23 hours ago -
Well, that's gratitude for you.
Be Employable, Study Philosophy
Society & Culture  (tags: education, labor )

- 22 hours ago -
Who says philosophy isn't a practical field of study?
Gay Victims of the Holocaust, We Will Remember You
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

- 6 hours ago -
I highly recommend watching PARAGRAPH 175
Selma Director Ava DuVernay on HollywoodâEUR(TM)s Lack of Diversity, Oscar Snub and #OscarsSoWhite Hashtag
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, arts, celebrity, americans, freedoms, politics, rights, society, violence, safety, dishonesty, movies )

- 48 minutes ago -
While the film has been nominated for an Oscar for best picture, to the shock of many, DuVernay was not nominated. She would have made history as the first African-American woman nominated for best director
Kenyan Grandmother at School With Her Great-Great Grand Children
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, GoodNews, women, society, education )

- 12 hours ago -
The fabulous story of Priscilla, a 90 years old kenyan who goes to class to be an inspiration for her great-great grandhildren
Anthropologist Seeks the Roots of Terrorism
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, anthropologist, Scott Atran, understansing, knowledge, culture, crime )

- 10 hours ago -
In spite of massive challenges, Scott Atran has managed to conduct extensive field interviews with would-be and convicted terrorists
70 Years Later, Holocaust Survivor Is Reunited With Soldier Who Liberated Him
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust remembrance, holocaust, holocaust survivors )

- 10 hours ago -
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, and this will bring you to tears...
Bryan Fischer: 'You Are Literally Staring at Satan When You Meet Gay People'
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

- 6 hours ago -
Apparently, I am Satan - hear me roar.....
Trans Woman Murdered in Texas
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

- 6 hours ago -
Same old bigotry
Cop Who Took Nude Photos of Female Suspect Must Be Jailed
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, ethics, law, rights, women, dishonesty )

- 5 hours ago -
Cop who took nude photos of female suspect must be jailed.
Ghosts of Auschwitz - Revisiting the Nazi Concentration Camp on International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Society & Culture  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, europe, HumanRights, government, humans, israel, society, violence, war, world, children, corruption, crime, death, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, murder, politics, relig )

- 13 minutes ago -
A general view of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland. January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Politician Wants Arrests After Gays Marry
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, law, crime, rights )

- 1 day ago -
It looks like the anti-gay marriage faction wants to go out in a blaze of sour grapes.
Boko Haram Wages New Nigeria Attacks as Kerry Visits
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, africa, humans, sadness )

- 1 day ago -
Nigeria's military fought Boko Haram militants in the restive northeastern city of Maiduguri on Jan. 25, as US Secretary of State John Kerry jetted in to discuss fears about election-related violence.

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