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CLBR #227: Matthew Kerbel on Netroots Activism
2004 Election / 2008 Election / 2012 Election / 2016 Election / Internet Activism

CLBR #227: Matthew Kerbel on Netroots Activism

Originally posted on Cyber Law & Business Report:
Matthew Kerbel on Netroots Activism Listen Live on Cranberry Radio Wednesday at 10AM PT/ 1PM ET It’s Convention Time! Four years ago we featured Raven Brooks on the eve of the 2012 Netroots Nation conference in Providence.  Netroots Nation is convening next week, the Republican Convention will…

Elie Wiesel (1928 –2016)
In Memoriam

Elie Wiesel (1928 –2016)

Elie Wiesel, the world’s most famous holocaust survivor who gave witness and a voice to those who did not survive while also promoting tolerance worldwide, has died at the age of 87.  Born in Romania,Wiesel was sent to Auschwitz at the age of 15 but, unlike most of his family members, he managed survive. He told … Continue reading

Enough!
Gun control

Enough!

President Obama’s statements on mass shootings over the years.  Here are seven too many.   Past Posts December 5, 2015 GOP Form Letter to Victims of Mass Shootings October 3, 2015 Bringing an End to the Lottery of Gun Violence in the U.S. June 8, 2014 Santa Monica’s Day of Terror – 1 Year Later   Continue reading

Saudi Arabia Threatens To Pull Funding From U.N. Due To Listing In Critical Human Rights Report . . . U.N. Promptly Caves And Removes Saudi Arabia — JONATHAN TURLEY
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Saudi Arabia Threatens To Pull Funding From U.N. Due To Listing In Critical Human Rights Report . . . U.N. Promptly Caves And Removes Saudi Arabia — JONATHAN TURLEY

The United Nations this week vividly demonstrated how power not principle governs its humanitarian efforts. For a fraction of a second, the UN showed courage in the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a listing of countries that “kill or maim children” and “parties that engage in attacks on schools and/or hospitals.” Saudi Arabia was included […] … Continue reading

History Made
2016 Election

History Made

History Made There are moments in history when you say to yourself – this is big.    From Geraldine Ferraro addressing the convention in San Francisco to Barack Obama in Grant Park and now Hillary Clinton in Brooklyn last night.  Yeah, this is big.  But we are not done by a long shot. Continue reading

Celebrating Jane Jacobs’ Centennial
Urban Affairs

Celebrating Jane Jacobs’ Centennial

Celebrating Jane Jacobs’ Centennial Link Post-World War America was defined by an auto and housing boom that fueled the suburbanization of America. New development and freeways were “in” and historic buildings and blighted neighborhoods were bulldozed to make way for them. Communities were “redeveloped” without community input and often left with soulless structures divorced from … Continue reading

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ISIS Observes Easter By Reportedly Crucifying Indian Catholic Priest and Massacring Christian Women and Children At Playground

Originally posted on JONATHAN TURLEY:
ISIS-linked extremists in Yemen has reportedly carried out their threat to crucify a captured priest, Father Thomas Uzhunnalil, 56, after he was taken hostage during a massacre at a Catholic home. Some 15 people were killed on March 4th after four Islamic extremists posed as visiting family members and then…

Why Belgium?
European Politics / Terrorism

Why Belgium?

ISIS has claimed responsibility for separate explosions in Brussel’s Zaventem airport and a central metro station that killed 34 and wounded over 200.  It is the latest in a series of terrorist attacks occurring within or originating from Belgium that includes: May 2014: Attack on the Brussell’s Jewish museum (4 killed); Jan 2015: Charlie Hebdo … Continue reading

The Importance of Sander’s Refusal to Recant on Castro
2016 Election / Human Rights / Left Wing

The Importance of Sander’s Refusal to Recant on Castro

There  was a key moment in the Univision/CNN Democratic Presidential debate in Miami on Wednesday. SALINAS: Let’s continue with another question, Senator, if you don’t mind. SANDERS: Sure. SALINAS: In 1985, you praised the Sandinista government and you said that Daniel Ortega was an impressive guy. This is what you said about Fidel Castro. Let’s listen. … Continue reading