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Imprisoning Palestinian Women and Girls

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Since Israel’s June 1967 occupation began, about 10,000 Palestinian women and girls were imprisoned. Currently, 60 are incarcerated, including 10 children, three held administratively uncharged. In 2015, 106 Palestinian women and girls were arrested, 60% more than in 2014.

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The exploitation of religion by using the blasphemy laws in Pakistan

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by Dr. Nasir Khan

People around the world have become increasing aware of the blasphemy laws in Pakistan. In fact, in a country where the 95-98% people are the followers of Islam, there was never any danger’ to this religion, its founder or its holy scripture. Then, why were these laws promulgated in this Islamic country?

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On Trade, Sanders and Trump Are Peas in a Rotten Pod

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Neither Bernie Sanders, the self-described democratic socialist, nor Donald Trump, the self-described terrific businessman, knows squat about economics. If their polices were enacted, regular working people would be harmed.

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'Phony and Fraud' Anger of White Americans

Anger of White Americans

With remarkable clarity and touch of envy, Mitt Romney describes Republican Party front-runner Donald Trump as "a phony, a fraud." Romney also affirms that "I understand the anger Americans feel today." Others have argued that the people, mostly white males, voting for Trump are "angry." The prototypical angry white male supporting Trump has been identified as the one "who didn't go to college," who feels voiceless, who lives in areas with "racial resentment," who frowns upon "immigrants," and who is threatened by "non-whites." Add to this white male anger some strong animus against the rights of women, against respect for sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

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Kind of okay Tuesday

Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton

It’s become painfully obvious that the term “Super Tuesday” was coined for the quantity of elections contested, not the quality of participants involved. Otherwise, we’d be forced to change the name to Kind of Okay Tuesday. Or Is It Really Necessary to be This Loud Tuesday? The Not Overtly Horrible But Don’t Be Surprised if You Get Some Pushback on That Tuesday.

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