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Max Ocean, editorial intern
Muslim community leaders in the UK are calling banking giant HSBC 'Islamaphobic' after they received letters telling them that their banking services will be terminated in September. Three organizations—The Cordoba Foundation, the Ummah Welfare Trust (UWT), and the Finsbury Park Mosque—have all received nearly identical letters (pdf) from the bank...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
After WikiLeaks released a secret gag order in Australia blocking the country's...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The planet appears to be at the early stages of its sixth mass extinction, and...

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It's hard to find a scrap of hope in Gaza. Perhaps just this: The number of righteous, including Jews, bearing witness, and seeking justice for the Palestinian people. Rejecting the tired claim the violence is "for us, for our ancestors, for our children," Jews are refusing, occupying, hauntingly reading the mourners' Kaddish over Gaza's dead and vowing to end the "inhuman wilderness" they are seeing. It's not much, but it's something. In the name of the innocents lost, of blessed memory.

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