Posts Tagged “protests”

Chicago residents need more than protests to get serious about violence

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Chicago residents need more than protests to get serious about violence

Chicago residents need more than protests to get serious about violence Organized protests may bring attention to the problem of neighborhood violence. But if community homeowners and families don’t stand up to the violence in their own community, they can’t make a difference and violence will continue. The past weekend when Chicago saw 74 brutal…

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Stopping violence requires more than Pfleger publicity stunts

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Stopping violence requires more than Pfleger publicity stunts

Stopping violence requires more than Pfleger publicity stunts Father Plfeger organized a protest of community residents and activists to block traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway recently to protest increasing gang violence. But are the protests good for the community or his own personal interests. What he should be doing is helping residents to stand…

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Defying Israel’s Civil Rights abuses through Martin Luther King Jr.

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Defying Israel’s Civil Rights abuses through Martin Luther King Jr.

Defying Israel’s Civil Rights abuses through Martin Luther King Jr. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., came to symbolize the successful struggle against racism and bigotry in America not just against the racism of Americans in society but also the racist practices of the American government. While others in the African American community embraced violent…

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News media bias is primary cause of racism

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News media bias is primary cause of racism

News media bias is primary cause of racism As the nation engages in a political and partisan debate over racism and gender discrimination, the real culprit is actually fueling both. The news media has historically been the main impetus in fueling racism and gender bias in America, something that protestors are ignoring for political reasons….

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مصر تُثبت أن الديمقراطية الغربية لا تصلح للعالم العربي

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مصر تُثبت أن الديمقراطية الغربية لا تصلح للعالم العربي Arab World not ready for Democracy بقلم راي حنانيه لم تكن مصر بحاجة لأن تُصبح آخر شعب على وجه البسيطة يكتشف أن الديمقراطية الغربية لا تصلح دائما في الشرق الأوسط. والحقيقة هي أن العرب ليسوا جاهزين للديمقراطية. فقد عاشوا منذ قرون طويلة إمّا تحت نير مستعمِر…

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The Democracy Abortion that Is Now Egypt

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Democracy Abortion That Is Now Egypt By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday, July 12, 2013 The recent turmoil in Egypt is a good time for American’s to reassess the $1.5 billion that we give to that country and whether it should continue. Despite all the political spin out there, here is what it comes…

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Ray Hanania Video Commentary: Morsy and the struggle for Democracy in Egypt

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Egyptian’s have very few real choices, but if they succeed in ousting their first-ever Democratically elected President, Mohammed Morsy (Morsi) through protests rather than through an election process, then Democracy may be dead and the Arab Spring will have been little more than one tyrant movement trying to take control from another tyrant movement. Hanania…

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Hatikva protests may lead to civil rights movement

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Hatikva protests may lead to civil rights movement By Ray Hanania — Saudi Gazette Newspaper The decision by a group of Israeli Palestinian graduates at Hebrew University not to sing Hatikva, the Israeli national anthem, could be the beginning of an Israeli civil rights movement. To Israel’s growing far right movement, not respecting Hatikva is…

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There’s Plenty of NATO Protests, But for What?

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There’s Plenty of NATO Protests, But for What? By RAY HANANIA • Friday, May 25, 2012/Southwest News Herald I can’t say I was in the leadership of the protesters in 1968, but I can say I identified with what they were trying to say. This week’s NATO protests, however, seem to be different. In 1968,…

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HANANIA: The Palestinian “leadership” is the true “catastrophe” For Immediate Release, May 26, 2008

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The “Nakba” is truly a catastrophe for Palestinians By Ray Hanania — They can’t win through leadership so they try to win through rejection and extremism. That’s the continuing saga of the extremists who maintain a hold on the majority of Palestinians in the Middle East and here in the United States, too. We witnessed…

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