Archive for ‘human rights’

December 23, 2016

A Gentle Reminder That Jesus Was A Brown Middle Eastern Refugee Who Would Not Have Voted For Trump – The Stories – Medium

He might have flipped over some tables at Mar-a-Lago, though.

Source: A Gentle Reminder That Jesus Was A Brown Middle Eastern Refugee Who Would Not Have Voted For Trump – The Stories – Medium

December 22, 2016

God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

Muzzio’s story is one that may be familiar to anyone who’s been forced to hide who they are when it comes to their sexuality or their religious identity.

Source: God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

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December 12, 2016

The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

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December 9, 2016

Diary of a Concentration Camp Survivor – Community – UTNE Reader

Follow one man’s journey to survive and document his time in a Nazi concentration camp.

Source: Diary of a Concentration Camp Survivor – Community – UTNE Reader

December 4, 2016

keepers of earth. – Medium

(introduction)

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December 3, 2016

20 Ways to Take a Bigger, Louder Stand in the Post-Election World by Nina M. Flores — YES! Magazine

Many of us are rekindling our activist spirit knowing that the next four years will require everyone to act.

Source: 20 Ways to Take a Bigger, Louder Stand in the Post-Election World by Nina M. Flores — YES! Magazine

November 28, 2016

The Satanic Temple’s Seven Tenets Are Far More Ethical Than the Ten Commandments

The Satanic Temple has “seven fundamental tenets” — none of which would strike most people as evil in any way:

Source: The Satanic Temple’s Seven Tenets Are Far More Ethical Than the Ten Commandments

November 8, 2016

Noam Chomsky: Today’s GOP Might Be Most Dangerous Organization in Human History | The Intellectualist

Democracy Now:  AMY GOODMAN: I wanted to move back to the United States, to the issue of the Republican Party and what you see happening there, the Republican establishment fiercely opposed to the presumptive nominee. I don’t know if we’ve ever seen anything like this, although that could be changing. Can you talk about the significance—I mean, you have Sheldon Adelson, who is now saying he will pour, what, tens of millions of dollars into Donald Trump. You have the Koch brothers—I think it was Charles Koch saying he could possibly see supporting Hillary Clinton, if that were the choice, with Donald Trump. What is happening? NOAM CHOMSKY: Well, first of all, the phenomenon that we’ve just seen is an extreme version of something that’s been going on just for years in the Republican primaries. Take a look back at the preceding ones. Every time a candidate came up from the base—Bachmann, McCain, Santorum, Huckabee, one crazier than the other—every time one rose from the base, the Republican establishment sought to beat them down and get their own—get their own man—you know, Romney. And they succeeded, until this year. This year the same thing happened, and they didn’t succeed. The… Read more »

Source: Noam Chomsky: Today’s GOP Might Be Most Dangerous Organization in Human History | The Intellectualist

November 7, 2016

Medusa and Hillary Clinton: Why the Original ‘Nasty Woman’ Keeps Reappearing During the 2016 Election – The Atlantic

For centuries, the mythological Gorgon has been used to criticize powerful women. So it’s no surprise she’s re-emerged during this election cycle.

Source: Medusa and Hillary Clinton: Why the Original ‘Nasty Woman’ Keeps Reappearing During the 2016 Election – The Atlantic