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Sean Spicer's Bumbling Anti-Semitism Is Appalling & Dangerous

Let’s break this down for Spicer.


Why We Need Feminism, Take 7129: Ruqia Hassan

If you live in America — and based on our analytics that’s about 87% of you — and you are reading this, the probability that you do


President Obama Reminds Us How To Treat Refugees With Touching HONY Comment

If you follow Humans of New York on Facebook like I do, you probably ugly cry at least once a day. Right now, they are interviewing Syrian refugees who have successfully completed the multi-year process to become approved to enter the United States, and their stories are particularly heart-breaking.

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How ISIS Makes $3 Million A Day: Selling Ancient Books

Waging war isn't cheap. Trafficking in antiquities pays the bills—and the trade is as lucrative as ever.

A 14-year-old Syrian refugee in Lebanon holds a photograph of her fiancé. The marriage was arranged by her parents, but the child was unhappy. Credit: Facebook

16 Days Of Activism: Combating The Global Scourge Of Child Marriage

For this year's 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the UN Refugee Agency is zeroing in on child marriage.


Charges Against Former Egyptian President Mubarak Dismissed: Is The Arab Spring Dead?

Hosni Mubarak is likely soon to go free, marking a bitter end to the exciting promise of the Arab uprisings.

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Let's Focus On ISIS Captive Peter Kassig's Inspirational Story, Not Islamic State's Insidious Propaganda

In this unthinkably dark time of decapitations and slaughter, we need to remain inspired by the work of people like Kassig.

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ISIS Beheads Second American Journalist Steven Sotloff, Obama Pledges Destruction Of Militant Group

On the heels of another chilling ISIS murder, Obama has vowed that justice will be served.