One of the legacies survivors Auschwitz have carried with them all their lives is their “number” – the serial numbers tattooed into their flesh. The tattoo was administered to prisoners upon arrival, part of the systematic Nazi program to dehumanize inmates and make them more amenable to enslavement – or to walking into a gas […]
The profound West-Russian discord on Ukraine was accentuated rather than eased by the six hours of last-ditch talks held by US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in London Friday, March 14. Later, they addressed reporters separately. Read More: Discord in Kerry-Lavrov talks sets scene for US-Russian cold war over […]
“Would I do this again? Yes, regardless of what happens to me,” said Snowden. Of all the hundreds of interviews, panels and other conversations happening at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, perhaps the most newsworthy one features somebody who didn’t make the trek to Austin. He had a good excuse: He’s NSA whistleblower […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted the international community’s “self-deception” regarding Iran as defense officials unveiled an arsenal of weapons the Islamic Republic is accused of trying to smuggle into Gaza. Israeli Defense Forces unloaded the cargo of the Panamanian-flagged ship that its commandos boarded last week off the coast of Sudan, displaying 40 M-302 […]
(To date, October-March temperatures are the coldest since 1899 – but they will rise some before the end of the month – and may pass 1912.) Read More: US Having Its Coldest Six Month Period Since 1912 | Real Science.
It was a lot of hot air about a lot of hot air. Democrats took to the Senate floor Monday night to talk about global warming and did not let up until morning. “Climate change is real, it is caused by humans, and it is solvable,” said Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii. In […]
Minister of Housing and Construction Uri Ariel, a senior member of Israel’s government, has once again controversially called for the rebuilding of the Third Temple, on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Read More: Preparing to Rebuild the Third Holy Temple in Jerusalem | Politics | Learnist.
Michelle Mueller stood with her arms raised high above her head in a “V,” palms facing up and head tilted back in prayer. Amid the bowed heads and folded hands at the Parliament of the World’s Religion in Barcelona 2004, she stuck out. She was in the Goddess position, a traditional pose for a […]
UK Labour leader Ed Miliband is to rule out an in/out referendum on EU membership before 2020 unless a new EU treaty proposal bids to transfer more power to Brussels. The promise will be part of a speech on Wednesday (12 March) by the Labour leader, whose party holds a slight poll lead over the […]
British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a warm speech to the Knesset on Wednesday, spelling out the possible benefits of a peace deal rather than chiding Israel for settlement construction. Read More: Cameron in Knesset trumpets benefits of peace, rather than chiding Israel on settlements | JPost | Israel News.