The UN Declares Israeli Settlements Illegal While Condemning Palestinian Right to Self-Defence

Israel’s Settlements Have No Legal Validity, Constitute Flagrant Violation of International Law, Security Council Reaffirms

14 Delegations in Favour of Resolution 2334 (2016) as United States Abstains

How many reports are there of Muslim women carrying out terrorist attacks?

Suspect in custody after women wearing hijabs threatened with noose at Edmonton LRT station

Edmonton police have a suspect in custody in connection with a possible hate crime aimed at two hijab-wearing women.

Police made the announcement Tuesday, a day after providing a photograph of the man to media.

By not addressing the roots of homegrown terrorism, more innocent lives will be put in jeopardy.

ISIS never actually claimed responsibility for the November 2015 Paris attacks. ISIS released a statement praising the attackers.1

Solar Egg: A Gold Mirrored Sauna in Sweden by Bigert & Bergström

glimmering in solitude among the snow-laden landscape, stands a distinctive public sauna erected by artistic duo mats bigert and lars bergström. titled the solar egg, the installation stands at five meters high and four meters wide; the smooth and multi-faceted envelope or ‘shell’ wrapped in gold-plated stainless steel. a total of 69 separate pieces make up the egg’s exterior, reflecting glimpses of the swedish town of luossabacken in kiruna in the distance.

(Satirical News) UN Officials Urge Yemenis to Don Ariana Grande Fan-Attire to Avert Humanitarian Disaster

With Saudi Arabia's over two-year assault on Yemen having now left over 10,000 dead, 40,000 wounded, 3 million displaced, and 19 million (80% of the population) in need of humanitarian aid, UN officials are urging all Yemenis to immediately purchase and don Ariana Grande T-shirts or other fan wear signifying admiration for Grande's music.12

Healthcare, Warfare, and the State

Question: Is it ethical to have the same political entity responsible for the mass murder of millions of innocent people regulating health laws and healthcare?

Trump Visits Saudi Arabia

President Trump made a splashy debut on the world stage here Saturday, ushering in a new era in U.S.-Saudi Arabian relations by signing a joint “strategic vision” that includes $110 billion in American arms sales and other new investments that the administration said would bring hundreds of thousands of jobs.

Macron Caves to Israel Lobby Pressure

France’s Israel lobby appears to hold a veto over who can run as a parliamentary candidate on the ticket of incoming President Emmanuel Macron’s party.

French media reported on Friday that Macron’s En Marche! movement had dropped one of its candidates for National Assembly elections in June.

Political segregation

Still within the context of the Political Discourse project, and in support of the work currently being carried out by Bryce, I'd like to start this discussion thread to speak about a topic that has been in my mind for many months, if not years: political segregation, its roots and its many manifestations.

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