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The War on Maple Bugs - Part 6

My six-year old son was in the bathroom and needed to wash his hands, but was prevented from doing so by a maple bug that was guarding the sink. 89 more words


Who wants to be a refugee?

“I would appreciate it if you wouldn’t call me anymore,” the polite voice on the phone tells me. Hardly any trace of an accent. I’m organizing an event for an NGO advocating for a more humane EU-asylum policy. 921 more words


Stealing Iraq's Oil is a War Crime

“Unlawful wanton destruction or appropriation of property” is considered a Grave Breach of the Geneva Convention.

If we invaded Iraq under the pretense of preventing the use of weapons of mass destruction, which as we all know now did not exist, and ended up taking its oil as Donald Trump says we should have done, at the very least, then the United States of America could have been tried in an International Criminal Court. 135 more words


Islamist militant on trial in Hague over destruction of Timbuktu shrines

Jpost Reports-

AMSTERDAM – The trial of an Islamist militant over the destruction of holy sites in Timbuktu during Mali’s 2012 conflict began in the Hague on Monday, the first at the International Criminal Court to cite destroying cultural artifacts as a war crime. 80 more words

Chasing Edward Snowden

Chasing Edward Snowden

Anonymous (2016)

Film Review

Chasing Edward Snowden is an extremely well made documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s escape from Hong Kong to Moscow and the role played by Wikileaks and the Hong Kong government in facilitating his escape. 109 more words

Inspiring Moments In Resistance

A Challenge to the "Pros"

Are you pro-life or just anti-abortion?

Please be honest. Be honest with yourself and with everyone else.

If you’re simply anti-abortion, then please stop calling yourself pro-life. 626 more words


Trump: Outdated Geneva Conventions, Enhanced Interrogation

So, as noted on MNBC, there was a strange exchange between Trump and a journalist on some aspects regarding international law.

This is the exchange in full (which can be found… 868 more words