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Breaking News: Anti-Jewish Violent Riots and Flames in the Streets of Sarcelles, France

21 July 2014

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Introduction Over the past few decades, I’ve actively worked to combat racism and bigotry toward Jews, Muslims, blacks, gays, and various other targeted groups. My work has included increased personal/public efforts to support and defend Islam in the hours, days, weeks, and months following the 9/11 attacks. I’ve also defended Jews in federal court against […]

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Palestinian and Israeli Narratives of History and Conflict

14 July 2014

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Summary The following videos present various narratives and comments about the history of Palestine and Israel from differing perspectives. Some of the videos below would be considered dishonest propaganda by those who oppose whatever view is being presented. Some of these videos will likely contradict what you believe. Others will affirm what you believe. We’d […]

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Billionaires Against Pope Francis

29 March 2014

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A group of billionaires are taking issue with comments from Pope Francis about capitalism.

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A Government of the People

5 November 2013

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According to many historic accounts, the United States was established with the intension that it would be a country of self-governance and democracy. In other words, “A government of the people.” At the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln described our government in this statement: “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish […]

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Architectural Bigotry and Intolerance of Urban Development Diversity

30 March 2013

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Architectural Bigotry and Intolerance is a phenomenon where people reject any architectural design that they don’t personally like or that doesn’t fit into the sectarian insular homogeneous cookie cutter template of what they believe to be acceptable. Increasingly it’s become possible for small but vocal and disruptive special interest groups to portray themselves as the […]

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Global Marketplace Democracy – Ethical Green Shopping and Buying

26 November 2012

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Activism > Politics Summary. As individual citizens, it’s difficult to complete with large corporations for the loyalty of our political representatives. However, by choosing to spend money on ethical products, services, companies, manufacturers, organization, and vendors, you can powerfully determine what kind of world we live in. In the world of investing, this is referred to as […]

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Unexpected Viewpoints on the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

20 November 2012

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The following documents and resources express viewpoints from either side of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that may be helpful in gaining a broader understanding – particularly for those who may have only heard one side of the argument. The resources below are offered because they convey something of value to the dialog and narrative toward peace. Please consider […]

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Humor from Romney & Obama – Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner in New York – Al Smith Dinner 2012

6 November 2012

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Some humor from President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, speaking at the 2012 Al Smith Dinner in New York.

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The House I Live In – Eugene Jarecki interview on the Jon Stewart Show Discusses the Incarceration Crisis in the U.S.

18 October 2012

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Courtesy of Hulu, below is the interview with Eugene Jarecki on the Jon Stewart Show. To learn more, visit TheHouseILiveIn.org.

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Consumer Advisory: Wisconsin Capitol Police Arresting Citizens for Holding Signs in WI

14 September 2012

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Summary. Travelers to Wisconsin should avoid holding signs in or near the Capitol building or any other state office building or facility. This includes inside the buildings or on the grounds surrounding the building(s). Signs Prohibited. This prohibition includes pieces of paper with any message, regardless of how harmless the message is. The sign could […]

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BROKEN ON ALL SIDES: Race, mass incarceration & new visions for criminal justice in the U.S. (Film Screening)

10 September 2012

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BROKEN ON ALL SIDES: Race, mass incarceration & new visions for criminal justice in the U.S. Date: 12 September 2012, Wednesday Time: 7:00 PM Location: 107 English-Philosophy Building, University of Iowa Facebook: Facebook.com/NewVisionsForCriminalJustice “In the United States of America today there are more African Americans in prison or jail, on probation or parole, than were […]

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Mass Incarceration – PBS Special on Religion & Ethics

8 September 2012

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Watch Mass Incarceration on PBS. See more from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. DEBORAH POTTER (Correspondent): At first glance, the Front Porch Cafe could be any neighborhood coffee shop. But the make-shift kitchen isn’t quite up to par, and those guys at the grill aren’t your typical cooks. JON SCYOC (Former Inmate): I actually have a small felony […]

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Aljazeera Report on Education, Culture, Lifestyle, Economy, Housing, and Employment in China

8 September 2012

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This is a common story for young people in countries and cities around the world seeking employment and hoping to create a better life. Description: Many young Chinese are losing faith in China’s economic miracle. Even though the country is poised to overtake the US in the next decade as the world’s largest, fewer Chinese […]

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Rabbi David Wolpe Refuses to Join Group of Over 600 “Rabbis for Obama” – Gets Chosen to Offer Convocation Prayer at DNC

4 September 2012

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Rabbi David Wolpe refuses to endorse Barack Obama, even though 600 other rabbis in the U.S. have joined the coalition group Rabbis for Obama. Rabbi Wolpe recently co-authored a book with Pastor Rick Warren of the Saddleback Church, the popular evangelical leader—and sharp critic of President Obama. Rabbi Wolpe has also teamed up with conservative Christian thinker […]

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When Conservatives and Liberals Agree – Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Interviews with Republicans

4 September 2012

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At an already strained and divided time in our country, the political cycle generally creates more divisiveness in an attempt to remind people of what makes us different. The Republican National Convention seemed to encourage an increase in guest appearances by Republicans on liberal talk shows like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The […]

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2016: Obama’s America – Documentary about President Barack Obama by Dinesh D’Souza

3 September 2012

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Film Trailer. 2016 Obama’s America is a documentary film by Indian born Dinesh D’Souza. Below is the trailer for the film. Presumably this film is within the same genre as politically influenced and motivated documentaries like Fahrenheit 911. Positive press and defense of the film can be found on the news page of the film. Corporatization of […]

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Fahrenheit 911 – Documentary Film Video by Michael Moore (Full Length)

3 September 2012

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Fahrenheit 911 is a politically influenced documentary film by Michael Moore. The full video is below. [Buy Now]

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The Obama Deception HQ Full-length Documentary Video

3 September 2012

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The Obama Deception is another in the series of grass-roots videos produced to disclose widespread bi-partisan corruption in government. Almost two hours long, this video contains themes from the truth movement, and provides an updated look at the state of the world including a look at the Obama administration. However, the video spans multiple parties […]

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