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Tolerating Hate Is Not an Option

by Brigitte Gabriel
September 11, 2014

Editor’s note: The keynote speech below was delivered by Brigitte Gabriel at the United Nations on September 8, 2014 during a symposium on  225 more words

Israel & Middle East

Make your experience count

Here is a chance to make our experience in Steiner or any other school count.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission are carrying out a survey to gather information for the government on how religious belief affects our experiences in the workplace and in services we receive including education. 264 more words


Host a same-sex wedding on your property or pay a $13,000 fine

From the Daily Signal.


Should the government be able to coerce a family farm into hosting a same-sex wedding?

In a free society, the answer is no.

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Has religion affected your experience at work, in daily life or as a business?

Since 2010, the Equality Act has legally protected certain characteristics from discrimination, including sexual orientation, gender identity and religion or belief. But how does this work in practice? 542 more words


Monday Mourning

This weekend has been a strange one for me.  Reading the reports on the changes to our freedom of information act, the undemocratic gags being placed on social media and listening to our government justify gutting funding to groups who are advocacy based fueled my anger and left me burning with a sense of injustice… 618 more words

Enjoy A Rant

Underreported News Week!

Journalism this week has sucked, so here’s what matters.
People who worked on Nauru are now allowed to talk about it in court. Basically everyone in detention is being abused in every way. 227 more words

Fighting a No-Pets Eviction With Doctors’ Notes and a Federal Suit

By: Matt A.V. Chaban

Outside the brick behemoths of the East River Housing cooperative on the Lower East Side is an inscription quoting Sidney Hillman, the labor leader who helped build these affordable homes for thousands of garment workers and others: 1,063 more words