Category: Health and safety

health and safety

U.S. Recognition of Settlements Will Harm More Than It Helps

A view of houses in the Israeli settlement of Kedumim in the West Bank.Secretary Mike Pompeo’s announcement on Monday that the United States has reversed a four-decade-old State Department legal opinion that regarded Israeli settlements in the West Bank as contravening international law was hardly surprising. If there have been two running themes to U.S. policy onr…more: fp

80% of terror victims Muslims: French group

80% of terror victims Muslims: French groupThe head of a French group said most victims of terror are Muslims and it is crucial Europe is reminded about this fact. “Muslims are the first to suffer the consequences of terror attacks,” Guillaume Denoix de Saint-Marc, who chairs the French Terror Victims Association (AFVT), told Anadolu Agency before the start of the International Congress for the Victims of Terrorism being held in Nice….more: AA

114,000 Students in NYC Are Homeless

Every day, New York City’s homelessness crisis plays out in classrooms around the city, where tens of thousands of students struggle to keep up in school while dealing with the trauma of not having stable housing. One of every 10…

Ukraine’s Anti-Russia Azov Battalion: ‘Minutemen’ or Neo-Nazi Terrorists?

…The congressional letter addressed to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and pushed by freshman Rep. Max Rose (D-NY), portrays Azov as part of an ultra-right-wing “global terrorist network” analogous to al Qaeda or the so-called Islamic State, but one bent on attacking Muslims, Jews, and people of color. The letter notes that the man who carried out the mosque massacres in New Zealand last March, killing at least 50 worshippers, claimed he trained with the Azov…more: hedailybeast