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Poland Attempts to Criminalize Discussion of Poland’s Role in the Holocaust

Just hours before the start of International Holocaust remembrance day, Poland’s lower parliament voted on a bill that would make it illegal to discuss Poland’s complacency and the Polish people’s active role in the Holocaust. Mentioning “the Polish nation” as complicit in the crimes of the Holocaust or using the phrase “Polish extermination camp” would be punishable by up to three years imprisonment or a fine. Deputy Justice Minister Patrick Yaki told parliament, “Every day, around the

Op-ed

Here’s 10 Outrageously Problematic Things PETA Has Done and Why You Shouldn’t Support Them

Content warning: genocide, euthanization, animal abuse, objectification of women, sexism, slavery, r*pe, ableism, sexual violence, sexual assault, abuse, the Holocaust, anti-Semitism, fat-shaming. Additional warning: links may contain graphic imagery and visual representations of the things listed above. This recent Thanksgiving, PETA made this incredibly insensitive and disgraceful statement: The best #Thanksgiving meals are the ones no one had to die for 😉 #Thanksliving pic.twitter.com/KMDIEj7xqT — PETA (@peta) November 26, 2015 Instead of using their large

Politics

Donald Trump’s Muslim Registry Threatens Religious Freedom

During the presidential campaign, national security was one of the largest talking points. The now President-Elect’s strategy was to scapegoat people of color: Mexicans, Muslims, and Syrian refugees. But what kinds of policies did he have in mind? A reporter in Nov. 2015 asked Trump how he planned on getting Muslims to register in a database and he responded, “It would be just good management.” Trump denied that he suggested the database in a tweet

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