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How Terrorism Makes Sense

I attended a session recently about radicalization which focused on how youth are pulled into terrorist organizations. We watched a recruitment video, and it was stunning to me how clearly they were appealing to each of the basic needs. 452 more words


Never a tougher time for Muslim youth, local leaders say

Calgary’s young Muslims are facing an unprecedented level of scrutiny, as ongoing debates around terrorism leave them feeling judged and under pressure.

Scores of Muslim youth gathered Wednesday morning for the… 581 more words

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Mount Royal University students battling misconceptions around ISIS and the Islamic faith

In a war of words, students at a Calgary university are doing their best to arm their colleagues with educated and accurate information.

Students at Mount Royal University are taking to their campus in hopes of battling misconceptions and stereotypes that the Islamic faith is connected to terrorist groups like ISIS. 353 more words


Hennepin County Sheriff Talks Radicalization With Iraqi Delegates

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An Iraqi delegation met with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department Monday to discuss community building and combatting violent extremism.

The Sheriff’s Community Engagement Team shared its strategies on countering radicalization and recruitment tactics with the group of emerging Iraqi leaders. 67 more words



This continues the workshop of a play dealing with politics, religion and on-going war. If you missed Act One, Scene 1, see the archive  list to the right.  5,228 more words


Highlight; The Active Change Foundation

I’d like to give a shout out to The Active Change Foundation who is doing some amazing work on the streets of London.  They do a lot of constructive work with the youth to confront the issues of violence and gangs.   66 more words


Hundreds of Calgarians protest federal Bill C-51

From downtown streets to a suburban community centre, hundreds of Calgarians gathered Saturday to voice their opposition to the sweeping federal Anti-Terrorism Act.

Calgary Police estimate over 500 people… 555 more words

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