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Navy shooter complained of ‘white racism’

Navy shooter complained of ‘white racism’ | africa | Scoop.it

NBC’s report are details of how the suspect, Aaron Alexis, 34, was “not happy with America” and wrestled with another festering issue.

“He felt a lot of discrimination and racism with white people especially,” Kristi Suthamtewkal told the reporter.

She also said that Alexis had felt like he had been cheated out of money from the contract under which he had worked and complained that he was mistreated because he was black.

“A comprehensive poll taken by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal this summer showed that Obama failed in the one area in which even the opposition hoped he would succeed: bridging the racial divide,” he said.

“In the month of his inauguration, 79 percent of whites and 63 percent of blacks held a favorable view of race relations in America. By July 2013, those figures had fallen to 52 percent among whites and 38 percent among blacks, a calamitous decline, rarely addressed, never explained.”

The media carries a responsibility, he insisted.

“Although there are as many reasons for the decline in those numbers as there are for the decline in Alexis’ mental health, one fact seems undeniable: the media have continued to drum into the head of African Americans the pervasiveness of racism in America, Obama’s election notwithstanding. Indeed, by repeatedly interpreting criticism of Obama as racially based, the media have aggravated the tension between blacks and non-blacks.”

Cashill said the in “his paranoia and rage, Alexis seemed not at all unlike former L.A. cop and fellow Navy reservist Christopher Dorner.”

Alexis is the sole suspect in the shooting Monday of multiple victims at the Washington Navy Yard. Alexis died in the gun attack, as did 12 of the victims.

Suthamtewkal told the network Alexis was “tired of dealing with the government.”

She is the wife of the owner of a Fort Worth, Texas, restaurant where Alexis had worked in exchange for room and board.

The suspect’s mental state also is being investigated, as he had been cited for misbehavior while in the service and arrested at least twice. He also reportedly heard voices and had been treated by the government.

He most recently was working for a subcontractor for Hewlett Packard Enterprises called “The Experts” at the Navy Yard on a government contract and was given clearance to enter the Navy Yard.

Suthamtewkal said the suspect had spent a lot of time burning incense, and Alexis’ anger seemed to have been increased when he returned from a contract job in Japan last November.

She also reported he had an attitude of entitlement, according to the NBC report, getting “annoyed when she couldn’t give him rides, and he started eating the couple’s food without permission.”

WJLA reported that “federal, local and Naval officials say they’re still working to figure out what motivated Alexis’ horrific actions.”

The attack is the largest shooting at a military base since the Fort Hood, Texas, attack by now-convicted murderer Nidal Hassan.

While CNN reported “no specific reason” had been determined as a motive, Alexis recently had told authorities “unseen individuals continued speaking to him through walls and the floor, and that they used ‘some sort of microwave machine’ to send vibrations into his body.”

 

The suspect had been arrested for shooting out tires in Seattle in 2004 and shooting through an apartment floor in Texas in 2010. He also had a record of disciplinary actions during several years in the military.

The London Daily Mail reported a friend, Michael Ritrovato, claimed that Alexis had “trained” himself on a violent video game “then used buckshot bullets to see his victims get blown up.”

Ritrovato said: “He wanted to see the blood and guts, that’s what he’d seen on the video games. … That’s what I saw when I looked at him playing those games, he would blow people apart.”

But Ritrovato also said that Alexis, a recently converted Buddhist, “complained to him that he was the victim of racial discrimination.”

A third person, Ty Thairintr, a member of the Buddhist temple in Fort Worth that Alexis attended, said, according to the Associated Press, Alexis told him he was upset “with the Navy because ‘he thought he never got a promotion because of the color of his skin. He hated his commander.’”

Authorities say they recovered a shotgun and two handguns from the attack scene. Alexis allegedly bought a Remington 870 shotgun a few days before the attack and probably took the handguns from fallen victims at the Navy Yard, authorities said.

 


Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/09/navy-shooter-complained-of-white-racism/#7BjRoSTBvLGp7OAk.99 ;

 


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littlebytesnews's curator insight, September 18, 2013 3:39 PM

Makes sense of the senseless somewhat....another Christopher Dorner type who turned against others to get revenge for is belief that he was a victim of discrimination. 

 

 

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This is a tragic story of a fomer navy reservist opening fire in navy yard in Washington D.C. He ended up killing 12 people with him dying as well. According to the article he may have been dealing with racial issues and that may have been the trigger to cause him to do such a thing. 

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Somalia: History, Geography, Government, and Culture ...

Geography. Somalia, situated in the Horn of Africa, lies along the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. It is bounded by Djibouti in the northwest, Ethiopia in the west, and Kenya in the southwest. In area it is slightly smaller than ...

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Geography: Somalia has a good location with plenty of water, for it is located at the Horn of Africa, it was once home to many nomadic tribes. 

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Social Media in South Africa 2013

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Social Media in South Africa 2013 :The pattern of social media in South Africa during the year 2013 makes an interesting study.

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Social: social technology and media is huge in Africa in the year of 2013.  

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Ali and bradyn's curator insight, April 9, 2014 8:59 PM

This is a social article about Africa .it shows the advancements of media is Africa .for example Google Plus has started making waves with 466 ,800 active users.Twitter users rose by a whopping 129% in 2013.also, Instagram started From a mere 100 000 users in 2012, now has certainly turned the corner in South Africa – so far adding more than half a million users in 2013.

 

Gabby and Kamri's curator insight, April 10, 2014 12:31 PM

Social: This article discusses how social media is affecting africa, and the patterns social media is creating in their society.

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10 Things You Didn't Know About Africa's Economy ~ TAP MAGAZINE

10 Things You Didn't Know About Africa's Economy ~ TAP MAGAZINE | africa | Scoop.it

nomy10 Things You Didn't Know About Africa's Economy....


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Economy: Africa's economy is rising, and workers have a higher education rate than ever before.

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Africa Economy: Things you didnt know about Africas economy. It has a good future, but there is work that needs to be done. More jobs need to be created, and by 2035, Africa may have more jobs than any individual country in the world. It could also become the world's bread basket: a lot of land could be used for growing crops. 

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Intellectual/Arts - (South America) South American Art

Intellectual/Arts - (South America) South American Art | africa | Scoop.it
Get the information on Art And Culture. Here you can get all the information in detail. Mapsofworld is providing the complete information of South America.

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ARTS . south America is big in culture and arts

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Kendrick Jared's curator insight, March 10, 2014 12:24 AM

Intellectual/Arts - This article explains where South American art origins and what is it like today. After reading this article, readers should know where South American art originated and how.

 

EQ: How did South American art slowly advance as time continued?

Andrew and Tom's curator insight, March 11, 2014 11:49 AM

Intellectual, all the info on S. American culture 

Ali and bradyn's curator insight, March 12, 2014 9:37 PM

this is a intellectual(art) article. this article shows how art is shaped largely by Spanish, Portuguese and French baroque painting. also south american art  can be traced back to the natives of South America-the Incas who were the first to introduce native South American art .by ali

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South American Economy

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South American economy is a rapidly developing economy. With many industries and a flourishing trade and import-export market, it is fast becoming a economy with considerable size.

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South america has a rapid growing economy and is growing in trade aswell

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Jeffery Oh and Landon Bones's curator insight, March 12, 2014 11:45 AM

Economy

South America's economy is rapidly growing. They are very big in the trading industry with all of their ports. Soon South America will be very powerful.

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Politics (South America) Argentina Oil’s Bonanza Helping Too Few Led by Political Friends

Politics (South America) Argentina Oil’s Bonanza Helping Too Few Led by Political Friends | africa | Scoop.it
Explosions tear through the Vaca Muerta shale oil deposit, 3,100 meters beneath the desert in western Argentina, cracking open underground rock formations.

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Politics:  As explosions go through the Vaca Muerta shale oil deposit, most of the profits and oil are being distributed to political figures.

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Kendrick Jared's curator insight, March 6, 2014 3:12 PM

Politics - South America - Kendrick - As explosions go through the Vaca Muerta shale oil deposit, most of the profits and oil are being distributed to political figures.

 

What you should know: Political figures are strong in South America.

 

EQ: What do you think the result of this event will be?

 

Kiann and Kenneth's curator insight, March 11, 2014 1:41 PM

Deals with South America's problem with oil?

 

Ally Clark/Mayse Thao's curator insight, March 12, 2014 11:49 AM

South America political

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Europe: Human Geography

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The political,enviromental, and cultural Geography of Europe. With the history of why it is the way it is in todays world. " Europe’s early political history can be traced back to ancient Greece and Rome, both of which profoundly affected how Western civilizations govern their territories and citizens."


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geography: shows the different regions of Europe 

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KaitlynandSydney's curator insight, February 6, 2014 12:46 PM

This map/article goes under European area/geography because it is a detailed map of Europe with detailed descriptions of the geographical features

Gabby and Kamri's curator insight, February 7, 2014 11:21 PM

We chose this article for geography, because it discusses Europe's formation, and why they are the way they are. From the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, to Hitler's domination, this article covers all the events in history, that shaped Europe into the way it is today.

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Europe Social Innovation Prize Launch with President Barroso | Social Innovation Europe

Europe Social Innovation Prize Launch with President Barroso | Social Innovation Europe | africa | Scoop.it
President Barroso to launch Europe Social Innovation Prize in honour of Diogo Vasconcelos #socinn #diogochallenge http://t.co/nK2iluRP”...

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Eastern Europe Economic-Growth Forecast Cut by Development Bank - Bloomberg

Eastern Europe Economic-Growth Forecast Cut by Development Bank - Bloomberg | africa | Scoop.it
emergingmarkets.org Eastern Europe Economic-Growth Forecast Cut by Development Bank Bloomberg Eastern Europe's economic-growth prospects have worsened as the region's largest economies, Russia and Poland, are slowing “significantly,” the European...

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Economy: the economy is getting worse in europe 

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Devon marzo's curator insight, February 6, 2014 12:39 PM

This shows economic because it talks about industry and money

Gabby and Kamri's curator insight, February 7, 2014 12:46 PM

Economic- Europes economic growth have worsened since its largest economies like Russia have significantly slowed down

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Navy shooter complained of ‘white racism’

Navy shooter complained of ‘white racism’ | africa | Scoop.it

NBC’s report are details of how the suspect, Aaron Alexis, 34, was “not happy with America” and wrestled with another festering issue.

“He felt a lot of discrimination and racism with white people especially,” Kristi Suthamtewkal told the reporter.

She also said that Alexis had felt like he had been cheated out of money from the contract under which he had worked and complained that he was mistreated because he was black.

“A comprehensive poll taken by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal this summer showed that Obama failed in the one area in which even the opposition hoped he would succeed: bridging the racial divide,” he said.

“In the month of his inauguration, 79 percent of whites and 63 percent of blacks held a favorable view of race relations in America. By July 2013, those figures had fallen to 52 percent among whites and 38 percent among blacks, a calamitous decline, rarely addressed, never explained.”

The media carries a responsibility, he insisted.

“Although there are as many reasons for the decline in those numbers as there are for the decline in Alexis’ mental health, one fact seems undeniable: the media have continued to drum into the head of African Americans the pervasiveness of racism in America, Obama’s election notwithstanding. Indeed, by repeatedly interpreting criticism of Obama as racially based, the media have aggravated the tension between blacks and non-blacks.”

Cashill said the in “his paranoia and rage, Alexis seemed not at all unlike former L.A. cop and fellow Navy reservist Christopher Dorner.”

Alexis is the sole suspect in the shooting Monday of multiple victims at the Washington Navy Yard. Alexis died in the gun attack, as did 12 of the victims.

Suthamtewkal told the network Alexis was “tired of dealing with the government.”

She is the wife of the owner of a Fort Worth, Texas, restaurant where Alexis had worked in exchange for room and board.

The suspect’s mental state also is being investigated, as he had been cited for misbehavior while in the service and arrested at least twice. He also reportedly heard voices and had been treated by the government.

He most recently was working for a subcontractor for Hewlett Packard Enterprises called “The Experts” at the Navy Yard on a government contract and was given clearance to enter the Navy Yard.

Suthamtewkal said the suspect had spent a lot of time burning incense, and Alexis’ anger seemed to have been increased when he returned from a contract job in Japan last November.

She also reported he had an attitude of entitlement, according to the NBC report, getting “annoyed when she couldn’t give him rides, and he started eating the couple’s food without permission.”

WJLA reported that “federal, local and Naval officials say they’re still working to figure out what motivated Alexis’ horrific actions.”

The attack is the largest shooting at a military base since the Fort Hood, Texas, attack by now-convicted murderer Nidal Hassan.

While CNN reported “no specific reason” had been determined as a motive, Alexis recently had told authorities “unseen individuals continued speaking to him through walls and the floor, and that they used ‘some sort of microwave machine’ to send vibrations into his body.”

 

The suspect had been arrested for shooting out tires in Seattle in 2004 and shooting through an apartment floor in Texas in 2010. He also had a record of disciplinary actions during several years in the military.

The London Daily Mail reported a friend, Michael Ritrovato, claimed that Alexis had “trained” himself on a violent video game “then used buckshot bullets to see his victims get blown up.”

Ritrovato said: “He wanted to see the blood and guts, that’s what he’d seen on the video games. … That’s what I saw when I looked at him playing those games, he would blow people apart.”

But Ritrovato also said that Alexis, a recently converted Buddhist, “complained to him that he was the victim of racial discrimination.”

A third person, Ty Thairintr, a member of the Buddhist temple in Fort Worth that Alexis attended, said, according to the Associated Press, Alexis told him he was upset “with the Navy because ‘he thought he never got a promotion because of the color of his skin. He hated his commander.’”

Authorities say they recovered a shotgun and two handguns from the attack scene. Alexis allegedly bought a Remington 870 shotgun a few days before the attack and probably took the handguns from fallen victims at the Navy Yard, authorities said.

 


Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/09/navy-shooter-complained-of-white-racism/#7BjRoSTBvLGp7OAk.99 ;

 


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Social: there is still racism in united states.

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littlebytesnews's curator insight, September 18, 2013 3:39 PM

Makes sense of the senseless somewhat....another Christopher Dorner type who turned against others to get revenge for is belief that he was a victim of discrimination. 

 

 

Andrew Tibbetts's curator insight, September 19, 2013 6:27 PM

This is a tragic story of a fomer navy reservist opening fire in navy yard in Washington D.C. He ended up killing 12 people with him dying as well. According to the article he may have been dealing with racial issues and that may have been the trigger to cause him to do such a thing. 

This article was posted by WND a news source.

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Advancing a conversation about religion in Canada’s public life | Toronto Star

Advancing a conversation about religion in Canada’s public life | Toronto Star | africa | Scoop.it
Insights offered by religion can contribute positively to the clarification of shared values and thinking on issues of public concern.

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Canadian public institutions are highly valued at home. including both the religious and the non-religious.

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Ana Teresa Fernandez Oil Paintings

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Mexican-born painter Ana Teresa Fernandez holds a master's degree in Fine Arts at San Francisco Art Institute and has exhibited internationally in Mexico and...


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Art: Ana Teresa Fernandez creates beautiful and intriguing oil paintings. She was born in Mexico and has a master's degree in Fine Arts.
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Why I Am Taking a Stand on Intellectual Disability in Africa - Huffington Post (blog)

Why I Am Taking a Stand on Intellectual Disability in Africa - Huffington Post (blog) | africa | Scoop.it
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Why I Am Taking a Stand on Intellectual Disability in Africa
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Intellectual: intellectual disability is an issue in Africa and someone needed to take a stand and come to a conclusion on how to stop it.

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Elizabeth W.'s curator insight, March 15, 2014 12:08 AM

I find this post very inspiring. I have a sister with an intellectual disability and I always wonder what opportunities she has or that she could have. There is much impact on me that there are advocates in Africa trying to change the current situation of people with intellectual disabilities in education, employment, financial support, and so much more. I also think it is great that Special Olympics is partnering and supporting this team and I hope to see good things come out of it and also inspire others to do the same.  

Julia & Eva's curator insight, April 10, 2014 11:45 AM

this goes under  intellectual/arts. This is about a political leader in the republic of Malawi is trying to establish a ministry of people with disabilities. And she is also trying to help people with intellectual disabilities. 

Kiann and Kenneth's curator insight, April 10, 2014 1:25 PM

This shows the intellectual arts in Africa. This lady is taking a stand on intellectual disabilities and acknowledging there struggles.

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African Religions for Kids

African Religions for Kids | africa | Scoop.it

"Traditional Religions of Africa"


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Religion: The article is a simple story about an African religion.  It talks about gods, settlers, traders, and interesting countries in Africa. 

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Jason, Charlie's curator insight, April 9, 2014 7:03 PM

AFRICAN RELIGION!!!!!!  This article will be placed under the religious section.  The article is a simple version and story about an African religion.  It talks about gods, settlers, traders, and interesting countries in Africa. 

Christian and Asher's curator insight, April 10, 2014 11:44 AM

Religion:This article shows the various types of culture and religion

BraydenJulietteGeo's curator insight, April 10, 2014 12:45 PM

Cool article about where African got many of its main religions. This goes under religions because it talks about how Egypt was first known source of religion worshipping many gods, then their were the native Bantu people of Africa who introduced monotheism and that is where African started off with religions.

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Rokia Traore: 'My vision for Mali' - video

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the African Union, we asked the singer Rokia Traoré to share her thoughts on Pan-Africanism, the relationship between the continent and the west and her hopes for the future of her country, Mali.


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Politics: Rokia Traore shares her dreams for Mali, and how she hopes it will grow into a great country. 

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I love this lady's music
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Terrorism in the S. American Tri-Border Area: A Review - i-HLS

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Terror activities in the South American Tri-Border Area (TBA) - an ICT report

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South America is experiencing terrorist acts

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Carnival in Rio de Janeiro & South America - South America Travel News Blog | A Travel Blog All About South America

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Find out more about the roots of traditions behind Carnival, and how you can be a part of the festivities at the Rio Carnival celebration this February 28th-March 4th, 2014. Book a Rio Carnival Tour today! What is Carnival? Carnival’s roots lie, as do so many things, in ancient Greek traditions. The drunken revelry of …

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Social: Carnival is a huge festival in which the whole of South America is involved. Carnival is a blend of the various cultures of Latin America. 

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Alexis kochevar and Jillian Fang's curator insight, March 9, 2014 2:55 PM

Social: Jillian and I chose this article because we thought it described carnivals and parades in South America that are used for entertainment.

EQ: Do you think these carnivals and parades boost South American economy, particularly megacities?

Julia & Eva's curator insight, March 11, 2014 12:00 PM

This article is for intellectual. Carnival is a very big part of South American culture, and making everything takes lots of skill. To have the biggest party of the year, you need lots of artistic skills to make the costumes and floats put into the biggest parade in South America.

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Argentina’s Pope Francis heralds a new era for Latin America

Argentina’s Pope Francis heralds a new era for Latin America | africa | Scoop.it

South America, a continent known to many Americans largely for roiling politics, economic turmoil and good beaches, now finds itself in possession of the global image trifecta: a World Cup (in 2014), a Summer Olympics (2016) and a new pope (Francis).

 

When the College of Cardinals decided to go to the Western Hemisphere for a successor to Pope Benedict XVI, they didn’t choose the archbishops of Boston or New York or a cardinal from Quebec. They tapped the archbishop of Buenos Aires, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio.


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religion:  Pope Francis of Buenos Aires is now the new pope of the Catholic Chruch.

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Political 

the new pope coming from South American gives the region pride and hope to participate in global events 

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Intellectual Emptiness: Paris Summit Proves Europe Needs New Thinkers - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Intellectual Emptiness: Paris Summit Proves Europe Needs New Thinkers - SPIEGEL ONLINE | africa | Scoop.it
It was billed as a major summit of Europe's top intellectual icons, whose brilliance would light the path toward solving the Continent's crises.

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Intellectual/arts: Europe needs more smart people to improve the world.

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Cameron & Sam's curator insight, February 6, 2014 11:29 AM

Intellectual. This article talks about how very old popular ice skating rink is now used as place of poetry. But, a controversial poem created problems.

Anna & Lexi 's curator insight, February 6, 2014 11:58 AM

Intellectual: this article talks about how Europe is "dying" because their intellectuals are only quoting Shakespeare and other play writers. it talks about how Europe needs new intellectuals because the old ones are boring and only copy others. 

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Europe's failure to integrate Muslims

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Laws restricting Islamic symbols in the public sphere are fuelling political distrust and a shared sense of injustice.

 

One of the free response questions in the 2012 AP Human Geography test focused on increasing Muslim population in many European countries.  The Muslim community has (in the view of most Europeans polled) has not adequately assimilated into European society, and with many Europeans feeling a cultural threat, have created a politically charged situation.  Has Europe failed to integrate Muslims or have Muslims failed to integrate in Europe?  Is this a problem?  Why or why not?  To see the APHG test question, click here:  http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/repository/ap_frq_human_geo_2012.pdf

 

 

As we leearned in class, Europe has a declining population. If Europe continues to ban certain religions and culture, then obviously its population will continue to decline. It seems as though religion and poitics clash, just as they do elsewhere around the world. If women want to wear headscarves, let them. They are proud of their religion just as many of us are. Seems to me that the world is becoming more secular, restricitve and intrusive than religious  Elizabth Allen


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Religion: freedom of religion is not a law is some parts of Europe 

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Shayna and Kayla's curator insight, February 6, 2014 12:29 PM

This represents the religion section because Europe is restricting islamic symbols causing controversy .

Amanda Morgan's curator insight, October 23, 2014 8:59 PM

The Muslim community was never really accepted in Europe looking back in history. Now more and emigrating and in mass numbers in certain areas.  While the European Union is a stronghold keeping Europe together, the argument can be made that the countries are falling apart in terms of identity, economy and production. A new wave of immigrants will not help increase their national identity and strength.

Benjamin Jackson's curator insight, September 9, 2015 2:58 PM

I feel that the rejection of any attempt to integrate Islam into European society is, at least in part, a reaction to the declining native population of most of the major Western European nations. They are attempting to keep anyone they cant assimilate out, while insuring that any Muslims that they can assimilate are dressing and acting close enough to the existing culture so as to blend into their native population.

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Cameron and Europe

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Cameron and Europe, Political Cartoons, Comics, Editorial Commentary on the latest news, politics, cartoon memes and events around the world

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Political: political cartoons show the politics of EuropeEurope

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Major earthquake could cause $75B in damage, study warns

Major earthquake could cause $75B in damage, study warns | africa | Scoop.it
Canada is unprepared for a major earthquake that would cause between $60 billion and $75 billion in damage, a new study warns.

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Canada was not prepared for the earth quate 

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Olga Varlamov's curator insight, November 23, 2013 9:54 PM

This article is under Area/Geography. Canada is facing a major threat of an earthquake and this article explains how it will affect everyone and explains why they need to prepare for it.

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U.S., Canada and Mexico: A new vision of competitive clout

U.S., Canada and Mexico: A new vision of competitive clout | africa | Scoop.it
North American governments should band together into a powerful economic force.

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Economics: Because of NAFTA, Canada, America, and Mexico are in a competing against each other economically.
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CA politician, Ron Paul supporter posts racist call for assassination of Pres. Obama and daughters | The Political Carnival

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Geography Jordan & Danielle's comment, November 21, 2013 1:24 PM
Politics: Some people to agree with how Obama runs the U.S.A and support assassinating the president and his children.