Religion is the foundation of our legal, political and electoral system still. Would you choose to download software built with 2,000 year-old logic onto your computer or fly on a plane built according to first century aeronautics?
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Somalia federal Minister for Public Works Abdifitaah has resigned over the arrest and exclusion of a former al-Shabab leader from a regional election.
Casting a vote for former state lawmaker and Congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib was about making a difference and those that undermine stereotypes.
It struck me that Alex Jones’ conspiracies, right-wing Eastern European propaganda, Assad’s propaganda, and the reality flipping views I heard one Thanksgiving weekend were eerily similar.
President Trumps claim of being supported by American evangelical voters flares debate with contradicting points ahead of 2018 midterm elections.
The colorful amendments presented to citizens in this year’s midterm elections in Alabama are again showing why they have come to influence how Alabamians are known across the country.
Identity has become a divisive political concept around the world. In recent years appeals to group identity have warrant the election of Donald Trump.
Authorities are ratcheting up pressure on unregistered religious establishments with the intent of shutting down at least two-thirds of Christian churches.
Can’t we just figure out that it would be better to just be honest, admit our human frailties, become a sex positive nation, embrace enthusiastic yes, and understand the “Pursuit of Happiness” clearly includes sex, and move on?
Rashida Tlaib, Muslim Palestinian-American politician to make it into the House of Representatives for district 13 Michigan in 2008 talks to Democracy Now.