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May we hear others’ stories — what makes them sad or strong / Till — listening — we find friendship, with love our common song

David Beltrán 1-12-2018

Times have also changed for my country of birth. Last year, the Colombian armed conflict with the guerrillas officially ended with the signing of a historic peace agreement overseen by the UN. The economy is booming. The Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, won the Nobel Peace prize last year for his tireless efforts for the peace process — the first Colombian citizen to win the award.

Maybe Trump could take some advice from “shithole countries.”

the Web Editors 1-12-2018

Image via  Lorie Shaull / Flickr

What goes unmentioned is that we already have over 1,000 nuclear warheads in our arsenal with low-yield options, to say nothing of the fact that the more nuclear weapons you introduce into the world, the more likely it is that they’ll one day be used.


Kaitlin Curtice 1-12-2018

The relationship between a Southern Baptist black man and a Jewish mystic can teach us a lot today about how to work across divides, and how to become one in the face of hatred and racism.

the Web Editors 1-12-2018

An ICE officer told the Daily Camera that Jurado’s detainment is not related to Encalada Latorre’s immigration status or her taking sanctuary. But some, including Encalada Latorre and Janette Vizguerra, a prominent immigrant rights leader who was previously in sanctuary, believe that this is a tactic to put pressure on Latorre to leave sanctuary.

the Web Editors 1-12-2018

A man is silhouetted near logo of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) in this photo illustration taken in Sarajevo March 11, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

The controversial decision came in the wake of the House rejecting bipartisan efforts to enforce privacy limits on the NSA, as well as contradictory tweets by President Donald Trump on Thursday morning, hours before the vote. 


the Web Editors 1-12-2018

4. The Oligarchs

A new interactive investigation from Al Jazeera uncovers a dirty money trail in Ukraine.

5. Your City Has a Gender, and It’s Male

Why city designers are increasingly thinking about the female perspective.

the Web Editors 1-11-2018

Image via Sojourners

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents detained immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir on Thursday after a routine check-in in New York City. Ragbir is the executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York and has been nationally recognized for his work.

Angela Denker 1-11-2018

Jesus has left your church when a woman is assaulted, but only men are allowed to speak publicly about it.


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