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  1. Muslim groups protest New York City's stance on North Jersey spying

    North Jersey Record10/07/2014 - 00:00

    "Civil rights advocates said they were disappointed that the administration of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio defended a police spying program that targeted Muslim communities in New Jersey and New …

  2. New York City Fights an Appeal by Muslims Who Say They Were Watched

    New York Times10/07/2014 - 00:00

    "Mayor Bill de Blasio has made no secret of his distaste for the New York Police Department’s demographics unit, saying as a candidate that he was “deeply troubled” by the unit’s tactic of surveilling mosques.…

  3. The cancer of violent extremism

    Chicago Tribune10/02/2014 - 00:00

    "' As we look to the future, one issue risks a cycle of conflict that could derail so much progress. And that is the cancer of violent extremism that has ravaged so many parts of…

  4. Think tenure protects you? With wealthy donors and less public funding, think again

    PBS10/01/2014 - 00:00

    "In October of 2013, Steven Salaita, a tenured professor at Virginia Technical Institute and respected scholar, was offered a tenured position at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). After accepting the position, he fired…

  5. Steven Salaita: U. of I. destroyed my career

    Chicago Tribune by Steven Salaita09/29/2014 - 00:00

    "Being recruited for a tenured faculty position at a major university is no small feat, nor should it be; tenure represents the pinnacle of an academic career. In my case, it involved numerous interviews with…

  6. Veteran seeks answers on depleted uranium

    The Hill by John Keyser09/25/2014 - 00:00

    "I served as a Hospital Corpsman with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines in Operation Phantom Fury in Fallujah, Iraq. The fighting was heavy, and it was the bloodiest Marine battle since Iwo Jima.

  7. Stop and Frisk rally at City Hall - but this time against unions, not NYPD

    Daily News09/25/2014 - 00:00

    The same coalition of community groups, police reform advocates and politicians who sued the city - and won - over stop and frisk rallied again at City Hall on Wednesday, but this time they weren't…

  8. Iraq Veterans and Human Rights Attorneys Seek Information on Toxic Weapons Used in Iraq

    Latin Post09/25/2014 - 00:00

    Iraq veterans joined by human rights lawyers filed a Freedom of Information Act request on Thursday with the U.S. Department of Defense and the State Department over its use of depleted uranium during the Iraq…

  9. No-fly list a Kafkaesque web By Susan Hu and Diala Shamas09/11/2014 - 01:00

    " Jameel Algibhah lives in the Bronx, but his wife and three daughters are in Yemen. He has not been able to see them for seven years. Awais Sajjad lives in New Jersey, but his grandmother,…

  10. Rejected professor Salaita wants U. of I. job or else he'll sue

    The Chicago Tribune09/09/2014 - 00:00

    "CHAMPAIGN — Professor Steven Salaita, whose job offer was rescinded by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because of his controversial social media comments about Israel, called on the school Tuesday to give him his…