All Further Articles for 2013-01-04

Friday, January 4, 2013
Two-Sided Story: You May Not Kill Anybody In the Name of My Child
A new documentary follows a group of bereaved Palestinians and Israelis as they meet, cry, talk, listen and attempt to acknowledge the narrative of the other. The film is a joint Israeli/Palestinian project of the Parents Circle Families Forum, a group of 600 Palestinian and Israeli families working toward reconciliation. These people are strength itself. Trailer. "I don't know what revenge means. How many people should I kill? Would that bring David back?"
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Fox' Lump of Coal vs. Rachel's Righteous Rage
A whisper of good news in new Nielson ratings, which show Fox viewership plummeting - Hannity lost half his audience, O'Reilly almost a third - and Maddow's and O'Donnell's soaring. To see why both sides deserve what they get, hear an impassioned Rachel on our indefinite so-called war on terror. “When does this thing we are in now end? And if it does not have an end...then morally speaking it does not seem like it is a war...Then our country is killing people and locking them up outside the traditional judicial system in a way I think we maybe cannot be forgiven for.”
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Feel Free to Indulge In the Ancient Gesture of Insult
A cop cannot arrest you just because you gave him the finger, a federal appeals court has ruled. In the 2006 case, a guy in New York flipped off an officer, who then stopped and arrested him because he thought he'd been "trying to get my attention." A disbelieving court ruled the "ancient gesture of insult is not the basis for a reasonable suspicion of... impending criminal activity." Just so you know.
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