Governor Malloy announced today that Connecticut will be enacting tighter gun laws to prohibit the sale of firearms to individuals on terrorism watch lists.
“So I offer the solution that it’s finally time for the Left to engage the Right, and for the Right to do the same. We must concede the validity of each other’s viewpoints, and in doing so hopefully break the cycle of addiction to War, bigotry, and ‘Rightness.’”
French journalist Nicolas Hénin, who was held hostage by ISIS inside Syria for 10 months, makes an impassioned plea against bombing Syria.
Best-selling author Naomi Klein examines how the 2008 economic crisis and bank bailouts continue to shape political momentum to tackle climate change; Obama’s attempt to be a climate leader at the COP 21 meeting in Paris; and the potential for new Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Turkish political prisoner and torture victim, in Germany now, faces life in prison if he returns to Turkey, but Germany considers him a terrorist not entitled to asylum based on a Turkish conviction related to torture — torture that bars Germany from deporting him.
Anne Frank and her family sought refuge in the United States and, like many other Jewish refugees during the time, were denied. Is history repeating itself with the refugees from Syria?
As terror fears grow after the attacks in Paris, legislation advances to make it tougher for refugees to settle in the States.
Steve Jobs’s father was an immigrant from Syria. We need more like him, and we need fewer children washing up dead on beaches. If we’re going to bomb Syria, we need to take care of the displaced.