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Children Among Those Killed In Saudi-led Airstrikes Over Yemen

At least six children were among those killed in airstrikes conducted by Saudi-led coalition forces on Thursday, reports Amnesty International.

The human rights group stated that sources at a hospital located in the capital of Senna, confirmed that 25 were killed and that others were admitted to the hospital with “serious injuries.” 309 more words


Inside America’s Toughest Federal Prison - By MARK BINELLIMARCH 26, 2015

For years, conditions inside the United States’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit is finally revealing the harsh world within. 331 more words


Slavery and 'the Founding Fathers'

I was looking up some information on the founding fathers of the US, when I stumbled upon this speech, recorded from around 1687, that addressed the petition of a religious sect who were calling for the abolition of slavery. 1,024 more words


Amer Shurrab joining the "Saddle!"

Dear friends,

It is with great excitement that I welcome Amer Shurrab as the new Project Manager for donkeysaddle projects.

Amer’s first official day was Monday–and he has already jumped in with both feet, taking on the many-pronged responsibility of maximizing our projects’ impact and reach. 235 more words

Human Rights

Ignored Children

More than one in five children in the United States lives below the poverty line.

Stat source: 2010 Annual Social and Economic Supplements from the Current Population Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2011

Human Rights

Living for Justice or Just Living?

In Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, Hannah Arendt refers to the “banality of evil” when she describes the actions of an individual acting on prescribed instructions despite the moral consequences. 425 more words


Divided Europe Mired in Crises

Divided Europe Mired in Crises. YaleGlobal. Chris Miller. March 17, 2015.
For a few short decades, Europe was viewed as a model for human rights and economic security. 118 more words

Economic Growth And Stability