Watch: Legal expert decries handling of Wilson grand jury | rabble.ca

“I don’t think we can take away anything from this decision not to indict other than that it is now officially open season on black folks when it comes to police violence,” Warren says. via Watch: Legal expert decries handling of Wilson grand jury | rabble.ca. Coinciding with Israel declaring itself a “Jewish State” now […]

Andrew Coyne: Politicians lie because there is no incentive to tell the truth | National Post

Yet for all that we have allowed our politics to be overrun by this culture of dishonesty, we show no such tolerance of it in other fields. The Supreme Court of Canada has just handed down a ruling expanding upon the common law obligations of businesses to deal in “good faith” with their customers — […]

Some Saudi restaurants to ban single women – Culture & Society – ArabianBusiness.com

Saudis have reacted strongly on social media, saying the signs were degrading to women and a step backwards. A spokesperson for NSHR, Khalid Al Fakhri, said the restaurants cannot require single women to bring male guardians. One more example of Arab misogyny! via Some Saudi restaurants to ban single women – Culture & Society – […]

Chris Hedges: No Ramifications For Police Who Murder + No Indictment For #Ferguson Cop Who Killed Michael Brown | Dandelion Salad

Chris Hedges talks in anticipation of protests in Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the case of Darren Wilson, who shot and killed an unarmed teenager Mike Brown, this summer.  With 4 min video via Chris Hedges: No Ramifications For Police Who Murder + No Indictment For #Ferguson Cop Who Killed Michael Brown | […]

Israel – America’s Biggest Frenemy

The reality is that Israel is our biggest frenemy. For decades the Israelis have lived off our largesse without having to offer anything of value in return – unless Israeli interference in American politics is considered of value. We’ve handed them over $3 billion a year in tribute, stood by while they subjected their Palestinian […]

What should women hope for in Yemen? – Your Middle East

This is besides being socially marginalized and absent from the three branches of authority in the country: regulatory or legislative, executive and judicial. Yemen was placed at the very bottom on gender equality according to The Global Gender Gap Report 2013 of World Economic Forum. via What should women hope for in Yemen? – Your […]