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Islam in the New Turkey: What is Maududi-ism?!??

On International Women’s Day, the Prez gave another speech in Ankara . . . Tayyip Erdoğan used his words to reprimand the exploits of a certain Islamic preacher who has garnered a lot of public attention lately. 615 more words

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Drumpfian Attacks on U.S. Environmental Rules

33 rules have been overturned

  • Flood building standards
  • Proposed ban on a potentially harmful pesticide
  • Freeze on new coal leases on public lands
  • Methane reporting requirement…
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Deniz Baykal: The Man who Made the Prez?!??

The erstwhile leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (or CHP), Deniz Baykal, was taken to hospital over a blood clot in a major artery going to his brain early on 16 October 2017. 2,846 more words

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Peace on Earth, Good Will to All

by  Diane Sheehan Shovak

Peace? Good will? Daily we are bombarded with reports of hatred, violence, war, terrorism. We as a country are hopelessly divided. Sometimes I think these are the most troubled and dangerous times in which I have ever lived. 401 more words

Jerusalem: The Basic Facts

The intrepid Pepe Escobar took to Facebook to explain the background concerning the city of Jerusalem in the wake of the Drumpf’s announcement regarding the city and its status in U.S. 235 more words

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The Judeo-Christian Tradition and the Drumpf: Merry Christmas, ISIS

In 2014 Adam Zagoria-Moffet, currently Rabbi at the St Albans Masorti Synagogue, suggested that the concept of a Judeo-Christian tradition was actually coined in the course of the 1940s by none other than General Eisenhower (1890-1969). 1,698 more words

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