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Obama’s condescending stereotype of Mexicans: “They mow our lawns, make our beds, clean out bedpans”

It is unbelievable that the president of the United States would say something this elitist regarding the nation’s largest minority group – and perhaps just as worse that it’s gone virtually

Cameron Joins NBCSN, McBride Leaving FOX, ESPN Renews Twellman Contract & FOX Announces WWC Draw Details

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

It’s been a busy week in the world of soccer broadcasting in the United States with several important announcements that will impact the viewing experience Stateside. Geoff Cameron Joins NBCSN U.S. Men’s National Team and Stoke CityShow More Summary

Competition / URBAN DESIGN COMPETITIONS / Atelier Albania - National Territorial Planning Agency

Atelier Albania the laboratory unit of the National Territorial Planning Agency mandated by the Ministry of Urban Development and Tourism and the Office of the Prime Minister of Albania, is launching two international design competitions with a clear objective of generating practical solutions that will improve public space. Show More Summary

Officials Revise Goals on Containing Ebola After Signs of Wider Exposure in Mali

yesterdayHealth : NYT: Health

The leaders of the United Nations and the World Health Organization said nearly 500 people in Mali and Guinea had been exposed to a sickened imam who had been misdiagnosed.

Religion events from around the Washington area

yesterdayReligion / Islam : On Faith

Washington National Cathedral and Covenant Baptist Church/United Church of Christ are partnering their Thanksgiving efforts again to provide dinners for families in Wards 7 and 8. The Poor Roberts Foundation will provide all of the needed turkeys. Show More Summary

Hugh Jackman Advocates Children's Rights at UNICEF Imagine Project Launch

Hugh Jackman is handsome in a grey suit while arriving at the UNICEF #IMAGINE Project launch to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the rights of a child at United Nations on Thursday (November 20) in New York City. The 46-year-old Australian actor was joined by wife Deborra-Lee Furness and Yoko Ono. PHOTOS: Check out the [...]

The Worst Place in the World for a Child

A Thai princess, an Austrian Minister and a panel of United Nations officials and experts today led a discussion at the UN on a subject that deserves far more attention that it gets: the imprisonment of children and the violent abuse too many experience once there. Photo: UN Photo/Martine Perret The figures are startling. Show More Summary

The Worst Place in the World for a Child

A Thai princess, an Austrian Minister and a panel of United Nations officials and experts today led a discussion at the UN on a subject that deserves far more attention that it gets: the imprisonment of children and the violent abuse too many experience once there. Photo: UN Photo/Martine Perret The figures are startling. Show More Summary

Iran's Economy, With and Without a P5+1 Agreement

Steve H. Hanke and Dr. Garbis Iradian The haggling between Iran and the so-called P5+1—the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, plus Germany—is scheduled to come to a close on Monday, November 24 th. The two parties each want different things. Show More Summary

NSA Chief: China, Other Nations Can Shut Down US Power, Water Systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Multiple nations, including China, are capable of shutting down the computer control systems used to operate the power grid and other “basic infrastructure” in the United States, the director of the National Security Agency (NSA) warned on Thursday. Show More Summary

Why won’t the U.S. ratify the U.N.’s child rights treaty?

Twenty five years ago this week, 190 member countries of United Nations passed the Convention on the Rights of the Child, a landmark agreement that stands as one of the most ratified human rights treaties in history.  The CRC, which turned 25 years old on November 20th, follows the 1959 Declaration of the Rights of the […]

For Immigrants After Obama’s Executive Order, Mix of Joy, Sorrow, Determination

Dozens of immigrants and activists gathered at the Washington, D.C., offices of United We Dream on Thursday to hear what President Obama would say to the nation about their families and their community. Image: Dante Atkins The post For Immigrants After Obama’s Executive Order, Mix of Joy, Sorrow, Determination appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Obama's Executive Amnesty: Impact on Public Schools Shadowy

President Barack Obama unilaterally ordered the most comprehensive overhaul of the immigration system, granting five million of the nation's 11.4 million undocumented immigrants in the United States legal status. In his November 20 address,...Show More Summary

Exaggeration Nation

The threat posed by the Islamic State to the United States is being overblown to a dangerous -- and untruthful -- degree. So why are we letting our government officials get away with it?

World View: Gulf Nations Paper over Their Differences for GCC Summit in December

This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Gulf nations paper over their differences for GCC Summit in December United Arab Emirates identifies 86 terrorist groups Egypt may be considering release of al-Jazeera reporters...Show More Summary

We Can and Will Eliminate Violence Against Women

In just a few days, the global community will mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This day takes place on November 25 each year -- a date chosen by the United Nations to mark the assassination of...Show More Summary

At UN, Europeans Gang up on El Salvador on Question of Abortion

(United Nations) - El Salvador is currently undergoing something the UN calls the Universal Periodic Review, a fairly new human rights process that looks at countries’ implementation of various human rights treaties. And even thoughShow More Summary

Blame Obama's Executive Amnesty On Rubio's "Amigo Bill" In the Senate

Emperor Barack Obama will be signing his executive amnesty orders today in Las Vegas, Nevada, this after going on national TV to announce his intentions to transform the U.S.A, into the United States of Amigo. Republicans have threatened...Show More Summary

Texas Leaders Ready to Fight After Obama's Executive Action

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas leaders are united in opposition and ready to battle President Barack Obama over his unilateral attempt to protect millions of illegal immigrants from being deported. In a televised speech to the nation Thursday...Show More Summary

UN blasts Thai junta for ‘Hunger Games’ detentions

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

The United Nations criticised Thailand’s junta Friday for detaining people caught throwing a three-fingered protest salute inspired by “The Hunger Games” movies, as the prime minister warned that people using the defiant gesture could “jeopardize their future.” The...

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