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Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools

San Francisco Gate Published 6:37 pm, Sunday, January 12, 2014 At first glance, Quiet Time – a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, as well as in scattered schools around the Bay …

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Greece rounding up “undesirables,” sending them to camps.

First migrants and recent immigrants were rounded up from Greece’s streets and forced into internment camps.Then they threw the drug users in. Next came the sex workers, forcibly HIV tested, publicly humiliated, and imprisoned. Now they’re coming for …

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The Rise Of The Religious Left: Religious Progressives Will Soon Outnumber Conservatives

ThinkProgress.org   One-in-five Americans are religious progressives, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute. Using a religious orientation scale that “combines theological, economic, and social outlooks,” researchers argue that while the number of …

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DOMA has been struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court!

The strike-down of DOMA is a giant step in the right direction toward ensuring equality for all American citizens! Today’s decision means that federal benefits, like Social Security and income tax, can extend to same-sex couples who …

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Guantanamo Bay prison guard converts to Islam, demands release of detainees.

Terry Holdbrooks was deployed to the Guantanamo Bay detention center to guard detainees. The Phoenix, Ariz., resident has become a devout Muslim and an unlikely advocate for the prisoners’ rights. Original article by Carol Kuruvilla / NEW …

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Face To Faith: Three Crucial Testimonies of Friendship Across Religious Divides

Huffington Post Blog

Originally posted here at the Huffington Post   In most communities around the world, religious diversity is a fact — Hindus live next to Muslims, Mormons next atheists, Jews with Christians. One of the great tests of the …

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Battlefield ‘killer robots’ almost a reality, campaigners warn

A human rights agency has raised concerns about the advent of “killer robots”, capable of selecting and killing targets autonomously. “Lethal armed robots that could target and kill without any human intervention should never be built,” said …

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U.S. Drone Strikes Against U.S. Citizens?

A Discussion

Published on Liberty Magazine The Question U.S. drone strikes against American citizens have been in the news for some time time now. Certainly Attorney General Eric Holder’s admonition last week that the president has legal authority to …

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U.S. Tortured Detainees And Top Officials Are Responsible: Report

By: Luke Johnson luke.johnson@huffingtonpost.com WASHINGTON — A two-year independent investigation by the Constitution Project released Tuesday said that U.S. forces engaged in torture and senior officials bear responsibility for it. The nonpartisan, 577-page report concluded that the events of the …

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Illinois State Senator Jason Barickman Stands Alones

From Christians for A Change On February 14, 2013, Illinois State Senator Jason Barickman stood alone. Jason Barickman was the only Republican in the Illinois Senate to vote YES for SB 10 The Religious Freedom and Marriage …

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Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh: only love can save us from climate change

http://www.guardian.co.uk Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, one of the world’s leading spiritual teachers, is a man at great peace even as he predicts the possible collapse of civilisation within 100 years as a result of runaway climate change. …

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168 children killed in drone strikes in Pakistan since start of campaign

As many as 168 children have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan during the past seven years as the CIA has intensified its secret programme against militants along the Afghan border. In an extensive analysis of …

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Diana Butler Bass- Extended Interview

PBS

“I think that people who are leaving church, or people who call themselves spiritual but not religious, are raising really significant questions about faith, about community life and about the future of religion that religious leaders should …

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Twelve men to be executed by Libyan militia for allegedly being gay

An extremist Salafist militia in Libya captured twelve men promising to mutilate and kill them for allegedly being gay

Twelve men face mutilation and execution for allegedly being gay after they have been captured by an extremist Libyan Islamist militia. The twelve men were, apprently, having a private party in Ain Zara, a suburb of Tripoli, …

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Let My Preachers Endorse: A Modest Church-State Proposal

This past Wednesday the Freedom from Religion Foundation filed a federal lawsuit against IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman for allowing churches to endorse candidates while remaining tax exempt. According to the FFRF, this “constitutes preferential treatment to churches and religious organizations …

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Israel, Gaza Ceasefire Reached after Week of Israeli Terror

The Israel/Gaza ceasefire has officially commenced. There have been no explosions since the official ceasefire starting point at 9 p.m. local time (2 p.m. EDT), but low flying drones can still be heard flying overhead in Gaza. Agence …

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