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Wednesday Open Thread | Repealing Obamacare could violate international law

We’ve already seen that repealing Obamacare is politically perilous. Now there’s a new complication: It may also violate international law.

The United Nations has contacted the Trump administration as part of an investigation into whether… 370 more words

Politics

Waging Peace in Turbulent Times | Webcast Archive

In case you missed “Waging Peace in Turbulent Times” on April 13, 2017, an archived webcast of this event can be viewed below.

Hear from two of The Carter Center’s Peace Program directors, Hrair Balian of the Conflict Resolution Program and Jennie Lincoln of the Latin American and Caribbean Program, as they discuss the efforts the Center is undertaking to wage peace in the two countries ravaged by violent conflict: Colombia and Syria. 166 more words

Peace

24 April ― 16 Jalál ― THE TWELVE DAYS OF RIḌVÁN

24 April ― 16 Jalál THE TWELVE DAYS OF RIḌVÁN


And what could be more fitting to offer the Blessed Beauty on the two hundredth anniversary of His Birth than the earnest striving of His loved ones to extend the reach of His Faith? 979 more words

Bahá'í Calligraphy

MV Liberty Prrudencia: a gross failure in protecting seafarers’ rights

Original Lloyds List & The Maritime Executive OP-ED

I have great respect for the mental and physical tenacity of the remaining 13 Indian crew of the Liberty Prrudencia. 582 more words

Human Rights

Blacks in politics must protect history

Many black Republicans become a part of abuse to their own race in order to get funding to run for public office.  Black Democrats become a part of the system that cheat their own communities financially to get funding.   67 more words

News

GKR PRESENTS: KINDNESS AT NOON FOR IMMIGRANTS/REFUGEES

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!! Launching this spring: Kindness at Noon for Immigrants + Refugees. In light of the ongoing controversy over rights of the global citizen who find themselves migrating to another country; the enacted “Muslim Ban” in the US; Brexit in the UK; and the perilous dimensions of what it means to be a refugee in the 21st century, Kindness at Noon aims to raise awareness of this humanitarian crisis all of us are impacted by in one form or another. 1,024 more words

Kindness