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Harassment of Jews Across World Hits 7-Year High

The number of countries where Jews faced harassment rose to a seven-year high in 2013, according to new study on persecution of religious groups around the world. 213 more words

Over Half Americans Against Arming Ukraine – Poll / Sputnik International


MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Some 53 percent of US residents are against sending weapons to Ukraine, according to a poll carried out by the US think tank Pew Research Center. 213 more words


The Latest Happenings in My Beat

With the Brooklyn College semester a few weeks old, the beat is starting to pick up and more story ideas are beginning to prop up. Aside from the general weekly roll of events, I have gotten tip-offs on some story ideas. 510 more words

Climate Scientists Weigh-in on Scientific Disagreement and Public Trust

A guest post by Kirk Englehardt, Director of Research Communication, Georgia Institute of Technology

A new report by the Pew Research Center explores many ways scientists engage with the public – and why. 999 more words

Environmental Management

Trade Fact of the Week

The Trade Fact of the Week is administered by Progressive Economy, which is a project of the Global Works Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) joined in the campaign to eliminate global poverty. 179 more words

Economic Development

Niqabs and human rights: Five questions for Zunera Ishaq

Talk about cognitive dissonance. Vancouver-based Postmedia reporter Douglas Quan wrote a powerful piece this week quoting the views of Zunera Ishaq, who is fighting in the courts for the right to wear her face-covering niqab at a Canadian citizenship swearing-in ceremony. 667 more words

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