How The Rule Of The Rabbis Is Fueling A Holy War In Israel

By Staff, Jonathan-cook.net -

In which country did a senior, state-salaried cleric urge his followers last month to become “warriors”, emulating a group of young men who had murdered a woman of another faith? The cleric did [...]

The Heresy Of White Christianity

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There are, as Cornel West has pointed out, only two African-Americans who rose from dirt-poor poverty to the highest levels of American intellectual life—the writer Richard Wright and the radical [...]

James Cone’s Gospel Of The Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized And Despised

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

“The Cross and the Lynching Tree are separated by nearly two thousand years,” James Cone writes in his new book, “The Cross and the Lynching Tree.” “One is the universal symbol of the Christian [...]

Trump’s ‘School Choice’: Religious Fundamentalism At Taxpayer Expense

By Jeff Bryant, www.educationopportunitynetwork.org -

By Jeff Bryant for Educational Opportunity Network. Of course, parents can decide for themselves if this is the kind of “realistic view” they want their children to learn. But why should taxpayer [...]

College Students Support Professor On Leave For Views

By Ehab Zahriyeh, www.america.aljazeera.com -

By Ehab Zahriyeh for Aljazeera - Dozens of students at Wheaton College in suburban Chicago protested on Monday against the school's move to terminate an associate professor who said Christians [...]

The Revolutionary Age

By Chris Hodges and Sabah Alnasseri, www.therealnews.com -

By Chris Hodges and Sabah Alnasseri for The Real News, In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Sabah Alnasseri dissect the genesis of political revolutions in the Middle [...]

Newsletter: The Revolution Of Values

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. Pope Francis built his speech to Congress around three activists and President Lincoln. The three activists were the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dorothy [...]

A Reactionary Congress Applauds The Pope

By Patrick Martin, www.wsws.org -

By Patrick Martin for World Socialist Web Site. United States - The address by Pope Francis to a joint session of Congress Thursday morning was another milestone in the decay of democratic [...]

Indigenous Leaders To Pope: Rescind Doctrine Of Discovery

By Julian Brave Noisecat, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Julian Brave Noisecat in Huffington Post. Ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival in Philadelphia, indigenous leaders from across the Americas -- from the Haudenosaunee Confederacy in upstate New York [...]

Week Of Righteous Resistance

By Lena K. Gardner, www.standingonthesideoflove.org -

By Lena K. Gardner in StandingOnTheSideOfLove.org. Minneapolis, MN - Last November, I lay down with just under a hundred other people on an interstate highway in Minneapolis. Along with thousands [...]

The Cost Of Advocating Freedom Of Speech In Saudi Arabia

By Ian Black, www.theguardian.com -

Raif Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for setting up a website that championed free speech in the autocratic kingdom. His blog, the Saudi Free Liberals Forum, was shut [...]

Will France Repeat US Mistakes After 9/11?

By Ray McGovern, www.consortiumnews.com -

The point here is that some media favorites are extremely well briefed partly because they are willing to promote what the powerful want to do and because they are careful not to bite the hands [...]

After Charlie Hebdo Attack, Resist Clash-of-Civilisations Narrative

By Homa Khaleeli, www.theguardian.com -

It grew as I read through the responses online. The straightforward reaction from far-right extremists was the hashtag #killallmuslims, which would have been easy to ignore as empty words if it [...]

Nyle Fort, The 24-year-old Minister At The Heart Of Ferguson

By FUSION, www.fusion.net -

Nyle Fort says he was drawn to activism by the color of his skin. “We live in a country where black people are systematically and disproportionately stopped, frisked, harassed and killed based [...]

90-Year-Old And Ministers Arrested For Feeding The Hungry

By Mike Clary, www.sun-sentinel.com -

Uniformed police shut down an effort to provide lunch to scores of homeless in Stranahan Park on Sunday, enforcing a law passed recently that puts new limits on outdoor feeding sites. At least [...]

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