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Events in Paris -- It's Time to Stand Up For Freedom

Events in Paris -- It's Time to Stand Up For Freedom

David Shechtman  01.20.2015
If you're reading this article, then you've benefited, at least indirectly, from the laws protecting the satirical French newspaper Charlie...
Je Suis: Jewish, and So much Else

Je Suis: Jewish, and So much Else

Carol Smaldino  01.20.2015
Violence can seem like the only solution to people already experiencing the suffocation of dead endings. My hope is that the rest of us,...
Violence Against Charlie Hebdo: The Globalization of Moral and Intellectual Confusion

Violence Against Charlie Hebdo: The Globalization of Moral and Intellectual Confusion

Caroline Fourest  01.20.2015
After killing in Paris, religious fanatics are demonstrating in Grozny, killing in Niger and burning french flags in Pakistan. For what?...
Calling Radical Islam What It Is

Calling Radical Islam What It Is

Abraham H. Foxman  01.20.2015
That starts with saying that Islam and Muslims are not the enemy, they are part of the solution. We need to emphasize and acknowledge...
Who's Gunning for the Francophile Anti-Islamophobe?

Who's Gunning for the Francophile Anti-Islamophobe?

Ahmed Rehab  01.20.2015
I condemn the attack against Charlie, but that won't prevent me from speaking out against the subsequent, misguided attacks on Mosques...
Protecting Fans from Fanatics

Protecting Fans from Fanatics

Blayne Davis  01.20.2015
While watching the National Championship game between Ohio State and Oregon, I wondered in the midst of the blitzing commercialism, how...
Learning Nothing from Paris

Learning Nothing from Paris

Joseph Blady, M.D.  01.20.2015
There are certain things you don't get to do because there's no valid reason for doing them, and they could cause immense harm to others....
Argentine Prosecutor Found Dead Before Testifying Against President For Terrorism Cover-Up

Argentine Prosecutor Found Dead Before Testifying Against President For Terrorism Cover-Up

AP  01.19.2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government said Monday that a prosecutor who had accused President Cristina Fernandez of shielding...

Why Suppressing Free Speech to Protect Religion Is a Bad Idea

Sanjay Sanghoee  01.19.2015
All we will accomplish is an environment where prejudice and hatred fester and grow in the shadows, and where extremists use incitement...

Murdering More Muslims Won't Stop Islamic Terrorists

Dale Hansen  01.19.2015
Since the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo office that left twelve people dead there has been a considerable amount of coverage by U.S. media....
Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie!

Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie!

Steve Nelson  01.18.2015
The pressure for "conformity of outrage" has its own dangers. We Americans are inclined toward the easy symbolism of yellow ribbons tied...

Bros in Need - President Obama and Prime Minister Cameron

Connie Lawn  01.18.2015
The East Room News Conference between the leaders of the United States and the United Kingdom was one of the most important and somber...

The Pen and the Gun

Karem Issa  01.17.2015
If I'm not on one side, this doesn't mean that I'm with the other. I'm neither on the side of those media that insult my faith and beliefs...
Paris Attacks and the Kalashnikovs From the Balkans -- The Ignored Enemy From Within

Paris Attacks and the Kalashnikovs From the Balkans -- The Ignored Enemy From Within

Natasha Srdoc  01.17.2015
Designing a long-term strategy and implementing effective policies to successfully deal with radical Islam on Western soil can no longer...