DW's Tim Sebastian asked if cracking down on free expression was how the Lebanese government was meeting the people's aspirations. Foreign Minister Hitti said this charge was a "generalization" and the government were committed to correcting any such cases. … [Read more...] about Lebanese FM Hitti: ‘We have to save our country’
'The State reward for dead Indians has been increased to $200 for every red-skin sent to Purgatory,' read an announcement in The Winona Daily Republican. 'This sum is more than the dead bodies of all the Indians east of the Red River are worth.' … [Read more...] about Amazon becomes the latest retailer to pull Redskins merchandise as the team ‘plans to adopt a new name and logo without Native America imagery’
Speaking on the 'Saturday Sports Brunch' radio show in Dallas on Saturday, Robinson said the name change will come 'in the next 24-48 hours,' adding 'the NFL is starting to take steps to tell everybody who has Washington's nickname on its platform to start scrubbing it, start taking it off, which means something's coming.' … [Read more...] about Washington Redskins will officially drop ‘racist’ name after sponsor FedEx threatened to pull out of $205million stadium naming rights deal
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“Actually there are some Catholics who have no idea what the Protestant story is. There’s a really positive Protestant story to tell: you could say it’s about freedom of thought, freedom of religion. They could point out that some of the earliest advocates of Irish independence were Protestant. Instead we have an eviscerated, inoffensive curriculum that occupies the middle ground and which is not recognisable to people when they go home and talk about their history.” … [Read more...] about Is the curriculum dividing Northern Ireland’s schools along Troubles lines?