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1.5 Million Syrian Refugees in Jordan Represent 25% of Population #Jordan @RHCJO

15 April 2015

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About Jordan, with a population of 6.5 million, is smaller than New York City (with 8.4 million people). Yet, Jordan now has over 1.5 million Syrian refugees as well as refugees from other countries who are fleeing violence and war. These refugees represent about 25% of Jordan’s population, and the country is now struggling with […]

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@RHCJO #Amman #JO – King Abdullah II of Jordan – Video Message – 3 March 2015

2 April 2015

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“Muslims and Christians, citizens of various origins and affiliations answered the call. We live our lives together, a society of fraternity and compassion, like one family, we build our future fortifying generations’ ideals against narrow-mindedness and intolerance…” ~ King Abdullah II of Jordan About The video above is a message from King Abdullah II of […]

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Queen Rania: “Travelers are the greatest ambassadors of tolerance.”

27 March 2015

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Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan extends greetings to world media representatives traveling to Jordan for journalistic tourism. Press Conference on 25 March 2015 in Amman, Jordan. * * * TRANSCRIPT My husband a few years ago in maybe one of his earliest interviews once described Jordan as a country that is stuck between a […]

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Speech of King Abdullah II of Jordan at the European Parliament (Strasbourg, 10 March 2015)

10 March 2015

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Quotes “Young people must be inspired by values that reject violence, create peace, and build inclusive societies.” “A dialog of respect is the rockbed of all society. Attacking and excluding others, insulting other peoples and their faith, and their convictions; this is no way to live.” “The future lies in unity and respect. Not division […]

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Reasons Why Barack Obama is Not a Muslim

20 January 2015

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“Islam is a vibrant faith. Millions of our fellow citizens are Muslim. We respect the faith. We honor its traditions. Our enemy does not. Our enemy doesn’t follow the great traditions of Islam.” (source) “The English translation is not as eloquent as the original Arabic, but let me quote from the Koran, itself: ‘In the […]

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Google Promotes “The Interview” Movie and Tobacco to Under-Age Viewers While Offending Billions of People — Gets Kicked Out of China

30 December 2014

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The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) rates movies based on a variety of criteria and determines an acceptable viewing audience. According to FilmRatings.com (the MPAA rating site), The Interview, featuring Seth Rogen and James Franco, is rated as ‘R’ due to “pervasive language, crude and sexual humor, nudity, some drug use and bloody violence.” Due to […]

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Stop supporting militant Islamic Muslims! #IslamicReform #ProgressiveIslam #Islam

23 July 2014

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You probably didn’t realize it, but you are currently a supporter of radical Islam. You are a poster child of militant Muslims. Why? Because your lack of involvement in the positive reform and maturing of Islam is essentially a powerful vote supporting the more extremist and militant influences that are taking over the religion and Muslim community. Islam […]

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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. Like this:Like Loading…

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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. Like this:Like Loading…

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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. Like this:Like Loading…

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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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