Category Archives: Religion & tolerance

United States Files Civil Action To Forfeit Thousands Of Ancient Iraqi Artifacts Imported By Hobby Lobby

Yes, this is the same Hobby Lobby that was “holier than thou” before the US Supreme Court US Department of Justice   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Cuneiform Tablets Were Falsely Labeled as Product “Samples” and Shipped to … Continue reading

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The Populist Surge – Analysis from Across the Pond

  On June 27th, Martin Wolf in the Financial Times writes: Why has the appeal of populist ideas grown in western countries? Is this a temporary phenomenon? In the wake of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, the collapse … Continue reading

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Trump Rebrands “Abstinence Only” as “sexual risk avoidance”

Under a clinical-sounding label, the shame-and-ignorance approach of the Bush era makes a comeback under Trump Published in Salon, June 13, 2017 AMANDA MARCOTTE (Credit: Getty/wundervisuals)   Thrice-married libertine Donald Trump got himself elected president by rallying the religious right … Continue reading

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Is This the End of Free Birth Control?

Published in The Atlantic OLGA KHAZAN JUN 1, 2017 A draft rule suggests the Trump administration will let most companies stop covering birth control. Will they? Rich Pedroncelli / AP OLGA KHAZAN JUN 1, 2017 HEALTH Share Tweet … TEXT … Continue reading

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The Last Nuremberg Prosecutor Alive

At 97, Ben Ferencz is the last Nuremberg prosecutor alive and he has a far-reaching message for today’s world (click to watch 60 Minutes with Leslie Stahl). Twenty-two SS officers responsible for the deaths of 1M+ people would never have … Continue reading

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The Art of the Steal: Trump’s “deal” with the Saudis

It looks like President “Art of the Deal” Trump got hornswoggled by the Saudis. Continue reading

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What has Zeldin Actually Done ?

Letter to the Editor by Tina Plesset, published in the East Hampton Star, 3/17/2017 “What Has He Done?” Educators and kids are doing what our leaders should be doing — implementing a hopeful worldview through example. Our Representative Lee Zeldin … Continue reading

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