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Come on. Stop shooting schools (and everywhere else), man.

Yesterday, as I was about to head out to work, casually thumbing through Twitter, a headline came across as breaking news that there was a school shooting that was being investigated at an elementary school in South Carolina. 490 more words

Life

Thoughts about God, me, and us

Here’s an article I’ve written to coincide with the Jewish New Year, which begins Sunday evening. Though it is primarily about Jewish issues, I think there are some universal elements, and please feel free to comment on it. 1,404 more words

The Candidates and Race: Education

2016, among other things, is the final full year of Barack Obama’s presidency. This means that in November, America will decide who will become its 45th president. 373 more words

Watch: Young girl's tearful remarks bring tense city hall meeting to a standstill

The little girl had tears streaming from her eyes as she stood on a step ladder and gave an emotional address. “It’s a shame that our fathers and mothers are killed and we can’t see them anymore. 307 more words

Activism And Protest

Thousands sign petition to abolish guardianship of women in Saudi Arabia

An online petition calling for the Saudi Arabian government to end the country’s oppressive guardianship system has drawn thousands of signatures, The Guardian reports. Under Saudi law, women must obtain the permission of a male relative before traveling, marrying, leaving prison, and, in some cases, accepting employment and accessing healthcare. 230 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Reforms taking place, but there is a need to maintain the rage

Mike Baird doesn’t want you to know that the greyhound industry is changing and looking to actively reform.

He wants you to believe that all greyhound trainers are barbaric animals like those portrayed in 4 Corners. 786 more words

#SaveNSWGreyhounds

A CORNERED RENZI COMES OUT FIGHTING!

As the current Italian leader, Matteo Renzi, faces the mother of all Italian jobs, which is looking much like a mission impossible, he has actually come out swinging, resembling Rocky Balboa in the last rounds…. 1,079 more words