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Jews plan Global Shabbat to Protest Demolitions of Palestinian Villages

Jewish activists plan global Shabbat protest against demolitions

Participants will bring in Shabbat together, share a potluck dinner and take a group photo to upload to social media with the hashtag #ShabbatAgainstDemolition. 620 more words

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Silent cheers as four young women upstage a powerful president

TWO radically different responses have been witnessed recently in South Africa from citizens determined to denounce corrupt politicians abusing their power or filling their pockets with taxpayers’ money: Violence on the one hand, non-violent and silent protest on the other. 761 more words

Congressional acts of non-violent courage..

Earlier this week I attended a panel discussion, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, on New Health and Economic Research on Work and Family Policies in the United States and Canada, hosted by the… 306 more words

Life

Non-Violent Protests Work

The next time you are feeling helpless in the face of crooked elections and even more crooked politicians, think about employing some non-violent actions to start making the change you want. 347 more words

Inspiring People

The Boy who Sat Down.

The abandoned buildings were shells of inhabitants past like spider webs with no spiders. The hot tar of the street was almost squishy and The Boy thought about chewing it.  334 more words

Politics

Ghomeshi verdict sparks protest at Ottawa courthouse

About 200 people rallied outside the Elgin Street courthouse Friday evening to denounce the acquittal of Jian Ghomeshi after a high-profile court case they say was emblematic of a justice system that puts sexual assault victims on trial. 544 more words

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Chicago Native and NBA Star Dwyane Wade Pays Tribute to Laquan McDonald on His Kicks

Dwyane Wade created a memorial for Laquan McDonald the one place he knew everyone would look. The Miami Heat player etched the slain Chicago teen’s name into his game day sneakers, along with the hashtags “#Chicago” and “#Justice.” 108 more words

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