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heartbreak at halftime

i didn’t get to watch much of the superbowl this year. i really do enjoy football, the intensity of the competition, and the company that comes with it, so i was a bit bummed. 524 more words


Rape [i]

“is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration perpetrated against a person without that person’s consent.” 863 more words

It Can Happen to Anyone

My Beauties,

I never thought I’d have to write a post like this, but there we have it. It’s ironic, the fact that I have been absent from this blog for so long, and now I’m returning with the heartbreaking news that I have. 322 more words

Washington Post: Iran’s dismal treatment of reporters must end

On the heels of the release of their reporter Jason Rezaian and his wife, reporter Yeganeh Salehi, The Washington Post penned a scathing indictment regarding the inhumane treatment of journalists and the press in Iran in an op-ed released on January 24. 172 more words


Some Thoughts on the Film 'Power in Our Hands'

On Sunday, myself, my husband and a friend of ours (who brought it to our attention) went to a screening of ‘Power in Our Hands’ at the Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley. 1,293 more words


Lessons from a "kindness curriculum"*

Lessons from a “kindness curriculum”*

By Laura Pinger

Walking to class one day, one of us (Laura) saw a young student crying and waiting for his mother to arrive—he had split his chin while playing. 1,816 more words


Falk reprimands Ban Ki-Moon over truth about Israel's crimes

‘The politics of deflection’ (shoot the messenger, ignore the message) exposed

By Stuart Littlewood | American Herald Tribune | February 8, 2016

With obvious relish Richard Falk, former professor of international law at Princeton and UN Special Rapporteur on…

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism