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The 10 U.S. Cities With The Biggest Gap Between Rich And Poor

Atlanta, San Francisco, and Boston are among the cities with the highest income inequality in the nation.<p>In San Francisco, the richest 5% of households rake in an average of $423,000 a year, while the poorest 20% make around $24,000. The income gap between rich and poor is even worse in Atlanta, …

Game changer: 10 years of BDS | Human Rights

Just over a decade ago, there was no such thing as "BDS". Many Palestinians and their allies have, of course, urged a boycott of Israel for decades. However, it is the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign, launched 10 years ago today, that has proved to be a …

United Church of Christ joins Boycott, Divest and Sanction campaign in protest at treatment of Palestinians, with two other denominations due to decide<p>The international movement to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians has received backing from one of the largest Protestant churches in …

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Foreign investment in Israel plummets by half since Gaza massacre

Israeli expert says Gaza attack and boycotts have cost Israel billions.

Foreign investment in Israel down by 50%

<b>Foreign investment in Israel has dropped by nearly 50 percent, a new UN report says, with the 2014 Israeli war on Gaza and international boycott</b> …

“The question is just when”: Max Blumenthal on war in the Gaza Strip’s past — and its future

Author of “The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza” tells Salon what he saw in the rubble of a land under seige<p>If for whatever reason you are one of the very few people on this Earth who wants to go <i>into</i>, rather than get <i>out of</i>, the Gaza Strip, you may want to know what to expect.<br>Because although …

Deportation Separated Thousands Of U.S.-Born Children From Parents In 2013

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement last year carried out more than 72,000 deportations of parents who said they had U.S.-born children, according to reports to Congress obtained Wednesday by The Huffington Post.<p>The reports were sent by ICE in April to the Senate Appropriations …

Catholic Bishops To Hold Mass On U.S.-Mexico Border To Highlight Migrant Deaths

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Migration, joined by bishops on the border, will travel to Nogales, Arizona, March 30-April 1 to tour the U.S.-Mexico border and celebrate Mass on behalf of the close to 6,000 migrants who have died in the U.S. desert since 1998.<p>Read more on …

One-Third Of Millennials Who Left Their Religion Did It Because Of Anti-Gay Policies: Survey

It's widely accepted that young people tend to be less religious than their elders. While recent surveys have revealed that one-in-five adults in America claim no religious affiliation, the number reaches around one-in-three for Millennials under 34.<p>Now, a new study has uncovered the reason why …

More youths crossing U.S.-Mexico border alone

Unaccompanied teens and even children, many from Central America, often cross into Texas illegally in search of safety.<p>February 21, 2014|By Molly Hennessy-Fiske<p>U.S. Border Patrol officers meet near a border fence and security tower… (John Moore / Getty Images )<p>HARLINGEN, Texas — They come from …

Some Republicans See Racism As A Factor In Immigration Stalemate

For more than a year House Republican leaders have insisted the chamber would act on new immigration laws. And for more than a year, Republicans have done virtually nothing on the issue — despite intense pressure from activists, business groups, and the nation’s changing demographics.<p>And although …

Insight: Congress keeps detention quota despite immigration debate | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Congress weighs sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system, one thing is unlikely to change: a requirement that the government lock up more undocumented immigrants than it says is necessary.<p>Despite tight budgets and declining illegal immigration, Congress requires the …