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Dwight Brown | Posted 01.23.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

As Islamic fundamentalists encroach on the basic liberties of people in Africa and the Arab world, we hear about it, but it's hard to put it into context and understand the magnitude of the situation. Leave it to veteran, Mauritanian filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako to boil a complicated social phenomena down to a simple allegorical tale.

Confronting Neo-Nazi And Skinhead Fanaticism In Northern Europe?

Kemal Argon | Posted 03.24.2012 | Religion
Kemal Argon

This kind of interfaith work might be compared to throwing a small stone into a pond: there is usually not a big splash but the ripples slowly proceed everywhere, bringing their important message.

Why Is Raising Children Religion-Free Still Taboo?

Jayanti Tamm | Posted 07.24.2011 | Religion
Jayanti Tamm

Of course, children can, and many do, grow up and shed the burden of that imposed belief system. But why should parents impose upon their children a religion to lose?

Fanatics Defame Murdered U.S. Soldiers

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chip Berlet

A small group of fanatics plan to hijack a memorial event on Sunday ostensibly dedicated to the memory of soldiers who died in an attack last year at ...

US to Muslims: Please Sit at the Back of the Bus

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Islamophobia is growing in the United States. Hate graffiti is now discoloring my own building here in New York City -- calling for the Holy Quran to ...

Ashes From Burning Libraries

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

Agora's title names its true core. Agora means "marketplace", but it had a more specific meaning in older Greek: it was the place where people met to discuss ideas.

Of Bush's Iraq Delusion and Obama's Dilemma

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

The longer President Obama avoids confronting the perverse legacy of the war, the more distorted our decisions and strategy will be.

Gates-Crowley Battle Not About Race, but Rather Citizens' Rights

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

When you look past the argument over race, you can see that a homeowner's rights were trampled on by the investigating and then arresting officer.

Netanyahu Responds to Obama with Obfuscation, Rhetoric and More Roadblocks

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

Most disappointing is the failure of mainstream Israelis to challenge Netanyahu and to call his hatred and extremism what it really is.

How I Witnessed Sarah Palin's Anti-Abortion Fanatics

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Palin's peevishness is appalling, but it pales in comparison to the dangerous ideology that she and her followers share.