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The Twice-Displaced Palestinians by Jonah Shepp Alice Su highlights the peculiar predicament of Palestinian Syrians, who unlike other displaced people looking to flee the civil war don’t have the right to seek refuge in neighboring countries: Amid the millions of refugees from Syri
Andrew Sullivan | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How Dangerous Is Police Work? by Dish Staff Daniel J. Bier goes over the statistics. He finds that, “In 2013, out of 900,000 sworn officers, just 100 died from a job-related injury. That’s about 11.1 per 100,000, or a rate of 0.001%”: Policing doesn’t even make
Andrew Sullivan | 7 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Remainders: Spark Social media is more spark than solution in Ferguson debate.The Huffington Post is crowd funding Ferguson coverage.The N.Y. Daily News slams Obama golfing after Foley news....While Scarborough says it shows he's 'one cold bastard.'Afghan expulsion order c
Politico | 7 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Every Sex Worker Is Somebodys Daughter, Ctd by Dish Staff The sex-worker-as-daughter debate, which Elizabeth launched, continues. Two readers cite two different missing pieces from the conversation thus far. One writes: I am amazed by the Every Sex Worker Might be Somebodys Daughter threads blind s
Andrew Sullivan | 7 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Sudden Crisis by Dish Staff As the UN refugee agency launches its largest aid effort in more than a decade to help the hundreds of thousands of displaced people in northern Iraq, Swati Sharma remarks on how rapidly the humanitarian disaster has unfolded: The rate at wh
Andrew Sullivan | 8 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why Kidnap Journalists? by Dish Staff Jason Abbruzzese examines how journalists in conflict zones have become common targets for abduction: The kidnapping of journalists is a relatively new issue. Reporters in conflict zones well understood the risks, but occupied a relatively s
Andrew Sullivan | 9 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Readers Write: Tragedy of crime in Chicago; luring youth to become terrorists Letters to the Editor for August 18 and 25, 2014 weekly magazine:Tyrrell: Gangbangers, children, innocent, and guilty are all caught up in violence in Chicago.Herzog: We shouldn't allow Americans who fight in Syria to return to our country.
The Christian Science Monitor | 9 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US gun culture, high suicide rate among China's elderly, remembering WWI, a new era in Indian-US relations, the shifting balance of power This week's round-up of commentary covers America's gun culture, the high rate of suicides among China's senior citizens, learning from WWI, the new era in US-Indian relations, and the shifting balance of global power.
The Christian Science Monitor | 9 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mental Health Break by Dish Staff Highdeas, meet shower thoughts:
Andrew Sullivan | 9 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The Guardian | 9 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend