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Israel just dropped the pretense of equality for Palestinian citizens

The Israeli Knesset on Thursday passed into law a bill designed to make a permanent underclass of Palestinian citizens. It threatens to set the country on a course to full-blown Jewish theocracy.<p>The so-called “Jewish nation-state” bill formalizes in Israeli law the superior rights and privileges …

Israel

Generation wealth: how the modern world fell in love with money

The value system changed completely. It wasn’t about who you are, but about what you are worth<p>You have to have £20m to live on The Boltons, no real people live here. You have to be an Arab prince, or an oligarch<p>There has been a sea change. We’re all complicit in generation wealth<p>Documentary …

Reality TV

The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

Neutralising the safety issue has opened the door to the biggest prize of all: the Internet of Things<p>On 28 March this year, the scientific peer review of a landmark United States government study concluded that there is “clear evidence” that radiation from mobile phones causes cancer, specifically, …

Public Health

Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually — a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds.<p>Health and Human Services grants for shelters, foster care and other child welfare …

Immigration

14 'diet' foods that seem healthy but actually aren’t

It's easy to fall victim to marketing slogans that use words like "diet," "lean," and "low-fat." These words, however, are often just masking an unhealthy treat. A product can be low-fat and still high in sugar and sodium. It's important to keep this in mind when deciding how to pursue your diet …

Low Fat

Time To Call Trump By His Real Name -- Economic Traitor

It’s high time we called Trump by his real name – <i>traitor</i>, perhaps our country’s worst traitor ever. I speak not of his attack on our allies, his appeasement of our adversaries, his assault on the press, his coddling of racists, his repulsive misogyny, his rampant corruption, his terrible cronyism, …

Globalization

If you’re going to buy bread, this is the healthiest kind

By now, you’ve likely come across your fair share of smack talk about bread: It causes brain fog! Will give you dementia! Makes you fat! (For the …

Nutrition

5 Unspoken Rules of Friendship That Everyone Should Follow

<i>Answer by Awdhesh Singh, Author, IITian and an IRS officer, on Quora.</i><p>Friends are the greatest gift to any human being. I consider a person truly …

Quora

Thai cave rescuers free four more boys as operation gathers pace

<b>Tham Luang caves, Thailand (CNN) —</b> The second day of rescue operations at the cave site in northern Thailand ended after four more boys were brought out of the flooded cave system on Monday.<p>Eight boys have now been freed, while four remain inside the flooded Tham Luang Nang Non cave complex with …

Thai Cave Rescue

An Expert's Guide to Intermittent Fasting For Beginners

There are a lot of diet options out there, but don't despair if you haven't found the right one for your lifestyle. Instead, consider giving intermittent fasting a try. I get it — if you're anything like me, the mere mention of fasting may send you running in the opposite direction, but I quickly …

Holistic Medicine

4 tips to keep an intermittent fasting diet on track

As interest grows in intermittent fasting, so do the questions about how to get the most out of the weight-loss strategy.<p>The benefits are clear: the plans can be easy to follow; some don’t require any calorie counting; they can make people healthier and may even delay the symptoms of …

Holistic Medicine

'What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?' Frederick Douglass' 1852 speech still resonates in 2018

“Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak to-day?” Frederick Douglass asked a packed hall of fellow Americans in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852, a full 10 years before Lincoln would sign an executive order freeing enslaved persons in southern and bordering states. Douglass, who …

Black History

‘Today I renounce my membership’: Longtime GOP strategist Steve Schmidt announces he’s leaving the party

Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, a senior adviser to the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain (Ariz.), announced early Wednesday that he is leaving the Republican Party, which he decried as “fully the party of Trump” and “a danger to our democracy and values.”<p>In early-morning tweets, …

Trump Administration

U.S. Announces Its Withdrawal From U.N. Human Rights Council

<b>Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET</b><p>After more than a year of complaints and warnings — some subtle and others a little less so — the Trump administration has announced that the United States is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Ambassador to the U.N. …

Human Rights

15-Year-Old Artist Creates Incredible Animal Drawings From Memory

While some artists are trained in their crafts, others seem to be born with an innate talent and creative drive. At two-years-old, Serbian child prodigy Dušan Krtolica began drawing as soon as he was old enough to hold a pencil. When we first discovered Krtolica’s work four years ago, aged 11, he …

Drawing

Did Democrats Pass a Law Separating Children and Adults at the Southern Border?

During an interview on Friday, Trump stated that a law passed by Democrats was the reason illegal immigrants were being separated from the children …

How to Listen to Your Body

When was the last time you noticed how your body was feeling? Not just when you have a headache or you’re tired or you have heartburn after that …

Mindfulness

Southern Baptists Call Off the Culture War

America’s largest Protestant group moves to cut ties with the Republican Party and reengage with mainstream culture.<p>It was immediately clear that change was afoot in Dallas. I’ve attended the annual gatherings of the Southern Baptist Convention dozens of times, but walking around the convention …

Pictures of the Week 6.1.18

What does the Bible verse Jeff Sessions quoted really mean?

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's been called one of the most important and most misunderstood passages in the Bible: Romans 13:1-7.<p>"The most historically influential paragraph Paul ever wrote," in the words of one scholar.<p>Likely written by the Apostle Paul around 57 AD, Romans 13, including the snippet cited by …

Theology

9 Calming Poems For Anxiety, To Help Ground You When The World Feels Like Too Much

If you have ever weathered an anxiety or panic attack, you know just how difficult it can be to return to calm and balanced state of mind. Grounding …

Holy Week Begins Around the World: Pictures

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles — here's what that does to your body

You're drinking plastic, I'm drinking plastic, we're all drinking plastic. Bottled water drinkers may be drinking the most plastic of all.<p>A new study released by Orb Media estimates that on average, a liter of bottled water from big brands like Dasani, Aquafina, and Nestle, contains roughly 10.4 …

Why Christian Theology Needs (Former) Atheists

A lot of prominent 20th century Christian thinkers used to be skeptics. Walter Hooper, C. S. Lewis’s personal secretary, once commented to the great …

Extremely Early Testimonies to the Deity of Christ

The conventional wisdom among liberal theologians and higher critics of the Bible is that the deity of Christ was a concept that grew up out of a …

Poetry Daily: Kaethe Kollwitz, Self

Kaethe Kollwitz, <i>Self-Portrait</i> (1923)<p>I secretly expected God would provide a ram for the sacrifice,<br>that <i>willingness</i> to sacrifice would be enough.<p>The …

See the Netherlands’ Historically Cold Winter in Before-and-After Photos

Last week was <i>extremely</i> cold in my country, the Netherlands. February 28th was the coldest 28th of February in history, breaking the record set in …

Incredible Digital Art Work of Bastien Grivet

Bastien Grivet is a Swiss Art Director, Concept Artist, Matte Painter & Composer based in Montpellier, France. He has an incredible portfolio …

6 Foods (and 1 Drink) That Are Linked to Inflammation

Hey, did you know that there are two kinds of inflammation? Acute inflammation is short-term and helps your body heal itself and fight illness (like …

Nutrition

Poetry Daily

Archaeology<p>In the museum hall<br>The cramped craniums,<br>Their label and number<br>Between empty orbits.<p>The record, the dossier,<br>The theory, the hypothesis.<p>Three …