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DIVERSITY & Immigrant religion in Pittsburgh #CaseStudies #ReMIXbook

by Julia Rendleman, The Pittsburg Post Gazette, 11/9/14

Churches have absorbed immigrants from the fast-growing, youthful Christian populations of Latin America, Africa and Asia, and synagogues have received Jewish refugees from the former Soviet Union. 370 more words

Multicultural

Why Turkey is giving up on the European Union

“This year marks the 50th anniversary of Turkey’s formal association with what is now the European Union, and it has been more than 25 years since Ankara formally applied to join. 21 more words

Politics

Whirlwind weekend includes Whirling Dervishes in Turkey

“The anniversary of the death of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet who died in 1273, took place on Dec. 17. Nowhere is this more evident than in this south-central Turkish city, which draws thousands of tourists each December to see the most important Whirling Dervishes ceremonies.” 9 more words

Turkey

Show me the Storify

Josh Stearns makes sense of this thing called Storify, something I’ve long dismissed as a distraction. But the Free Press reporter’s ongoing monitoring of journalist arrests in Occupy protests works well with Storify’s concepts. 345 more words

Social Media

Civil Light Opera in Pittsburgh 1962

Check out this cute story from 1962 about Carol Burnett, Marty Allen, and the Legendary Steve Rossi  performing in the Civil Light Opera.

Steve Rossi

Shutterbug

Shutterbug refers strictly to the world of photography but in recent years, it has come to include video taping and animation. Photographers taking shots via cell phones, however, are not considered… 277 more words

Idioms From The 20th Century

It's not altruism

Rob Rogers, editorial cartoonist at the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, has an apt metaphor for mortgage “bailout” plans:

Caught My Eye