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Iran's Nuclear Talks Are a Centerpiece in a Loud Rhetoric War

The ongoing and seemingly endless nuclear talks with Iran and the P5+1 are approaching a deadline, and the probability that a deal will be struck is still uncertain. 1,107 more words


An open letter to Militants in Africa

Dear Militants, You have killed hundreds of thousands of friends and family, perhaps we didn’t know them personally, but they were like us. People who worked hard to make a living, who were loved by others, who worried about their children’s education, health and well being. 14 more words


President Momis left red faced over Jubilee attack

Concerns have been raised by Jubilee Australia over the Bougainville Mining Act, legislation which was written by the corporate outfit Adam Smith International from their London office, which is just a short walk from Rio Tinto’s headquarters. 310 more words

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Gov. Mike Pence and Religious Freedom Laws

“All Americans who live according to their religious beliefs should be free from fear of government punishment.” – FRC

Time to set the record straight:  The needlessly controversial law signed by Governor Pence of Indiana last week is simply a state-level equivalent of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) of 1993, which received almost unanimous support by Congress (only 3 Senators opposed it, in fact) and was signed into law by President Bill Clinton (imagine that — oh, how times and political parties have drastically changed in two short decades).   176 more words

Human Rights

We're well into the let them eat cake era

From here:

A hotel worker earning minimum wage was fired by her employer after being interviewed by The Washington Post last month. Shanna Tippen had told the Post she was eager to get a $0.25 pay hike thanks to the state of Arkansas raising the minimum wage because it would help her buy diapers for her grandson.  

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The Collapse Of Civilization

Gen Con Works to Protect LGBT Attendees After Discussion with Gov. Pence

For those new to the story, Gen Con, the largest game convention in North America, took a stand against Indiana’s SB 101 which would allow people to use their religion to discriminate against individuals amongst other things. 230 more words


The Photographers Gallery

As you know I am from London. I have decided to challenge myself to explore and discover some interesting things to do in the City. Last week I decided to go The Photographers Gallery, to check out the ‘Human Rights, Human Wrongs’ exhibition. 74 more words