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Song for Walaa

This is another piece that imprisoned human right defender Stanley Cohen has asked me to publish. It is dedicated to his friend, Walaa Al Ghussein… 114 more words

Ode to Said, by Stanley Cohen

Human rights defender Stanley Cohen has written a beautiful ode to a friend who is very ill. As Stanley is currently serving a one-year prison sentence after a length bout of government persecution, he has asked people to post and share this ode wherever they can, as he cannot do so himself at the moment.  649 more words

Rita Levi-Montalcini – Nobel Prize Winning Neurobiologist | Saints, Sisters, and Sluts

During World War II, Rita Levi-Montalcini, as a Jewish woman, was forced to leave her research position at the University of Turin. However, she didn’t leave her research behind. 264 more words

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New York’s ‘Hamas lawyer’ headed to prison

Attorney Stanley Cohen is about to serve 18 months on tax charges he says are politically motivated
Stanley Cohen has made a career out of defending rights activists, people living on the margins of society and clients many Americans believe don’t even deserve due process, including Osama bin Laden’s son in law,  295 more words

Comment on ‘The race to save Peter Kassig’ by Younes et al (Guardian, 18 December, 2014)

Comment on ‘The race to save Peter Kassig’ by Younes et al (Guardian, 18 December, 2014) by Dr. Richard Marsden

On Thursday, December 18, 2014, … 2,526 more words

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The Medical Profession, Moral Entrepreneurship, Moral Panics, and Social Control

The Medical Profession, Moral Entrepreneurship, and Social Control

Sociologist Stanley Cohen  used the term “”moral panic” to characterize the amplification of deviance by the media, the public, and agents of social control. 2,801 more words

Hamas' Jewish lawyer

There’s nothing wrong with defending unpopular people in court.  On the contrary, it’s downright admirable.  It’s what the criminal justice system is all about.

But… 272 more words

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