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What motivates foreign ISIS fighters? New research has an answer.

What motivates foreign ISIS fighters? New research has an answer. | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
The data for this map comes from a paper published yesterday by the National Bureau of Economic Research: What Explains the Flow of Foreign Fighters to ISIS?. The paper is authored by Professor Efraim Benmelech of the Kellogg School of Management and Esteban Klor, Economics Chair at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As the map shows, the […]
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1 In 2 Children Will Have Autism by 2025, Warns Senior MIT Scientist

1 In 2 Children Will Have Autism by 2025, Warns Senior MIT Scientist | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
The overuse of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide on our food is causing glyphosate toxicity and it is now being considered as major cause of autism in children.
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Lessening the Risk of Refugee Radicalization: Lessons for the Middle East from Past Crises | RAND

Lessening the Risk of Refugee Radicalization: Lessons for the Middle East from Past Crises | RAND | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
The exodus from Syria raises questions about whether refugee concentrations will become incubators for violent extremist groups. This Perspective examines how past situations were managed and the factors most likely to contribute to radicalization.
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Journey of a Teen-Age Jihadi

Journey of a Teen-Age Jihadi | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
How Jejoen Bontinck got from Belgium to Syria and back again.
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Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism | Video on TED.com

For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily recruited by terrorist groups and other violent organizations.
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Poll: Gun violence, mental illness connected - Tal Kopan

Poll: Gun violence, mental illness connected - Tal Kopan | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
More Americans believe mental illness is a great deal to blame for gun violence than any other factor, including access to guns, according to a new poll, and support for stricter gun laws is below 50 percent.
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When It Comes to War, Republicans Are Ready to Back Obama | Foreign Policy Journal

When It Comes to War, Republicans Are Ready to Back Obama | Foreign Policy Journal | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
If the only way America can seem strong is to cast itself in the role of global bully, then the wise and virtuous will conclude, if they have not already, that...
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Radicalization of young could cure political apathy, expert argues

Radicalization of young could cure political apathy, expert argues | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
If we are able to take the outcome of radicalization away from violence, young people might be encouraged to experiment with radical views in order to shake them out of political apathy, according to a terrorism expert.
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Inside the minds of murderers: Impulsive murderers much more mentally impaired than those who kill strategically

Inside the minds of murderers: Impulsive murderers much more mentally impaired than those who kill strategically | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
The minds of murderers who kill impulsively, often out of rage, and those who carefully carry out premeditated crimes differ markedly both psychologically and intellectually, according to a new study.
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Treatment of mental illness lowers arrest rates, saves money

Research shows that outpatient treatment of mental illness significantly reduces arrest rates for people with mental health problems and saves taxpayers money.
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Families of Violent Patients 'Locked Out' of Care

Families of Violent Patients 'Locked Out' of Care | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
After a series of high-profile shooting rampages, many with links to mental illness, the loudest voices for overhaul of privacy protections that made it tougher to forcibly hospitalize people are coming from the families of the mentally ill.
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Former British PM Tony Blair says root of radicalization lies 'within Islam' - Daily News & Analysis

Former British PM Tony Blair says root of radicalization lies 'within Islam' - Daily News & Analysis | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
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Former British PM Tony Blair says root of radicalization lies 'within Islam'
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Former British PM Tony Blair says root of radicalization lies 'within Islam'.
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Europe’s Jobless Generation – Discontented, Disillusioned and Demanding Change

Europe’s Jobless Generation – Discontented, Disillusioned and Demanding Change | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
Record numbers of young Europeans are out of work—setting the stage for a familiar pattern to emerge.
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CURMUDGUCATION: Dem Platform: Public Ed Can Get Stuffed

CURMUDGUCATION: Dem Platform: Public Ed Can Get Stuffed | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
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Brussels attacks: how radicalization happens and who is at risk

Brussels attacks: how radicalization happens and who is at risk | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
Scholars specializing in extremism are beginning to unravel how people -- including a higher number of Americans than one might expect -- become radicalized to embrace political violence.
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Have Microaggression Complaints Really Launched a Whole New Sort of ‘Victimhood Culture’?

Have Microaggression Complaints Really Launched a Whole New Sort of ‘Victimhood Culture’? | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
A new study argues that microaggression complaints represent a new sort of approach to interpersonal conflict, but it's not convincing.
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Slideshow: ADHD/ADD in Adults -- Symptoms & Treatments

Slideshow: ADHD/ADD in Adults -- Symptoms & Treatments | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
Most people think of children when they hear the term attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But 30%-70% of kids with ADHD continue having symptoms when they grow up. WebMD provides an overview of ADHD in adults.
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Education: Nigeria’s Future in the Balance | Foreign Policy Journal

Education: Nigeria’s Future in the Balance | Foreign Policy Journal | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
The condition in which we deliver our nation to the next generation will undoubtedly define their ability to shape our history as a nation and society.
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Exercise rescues mutated neural stem cells

Exercise rescues mutated neural stem cells | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
The genetic mutation leading to the developmental disorder "CHARGE syndrome" blocks the maturation of neural stem cells. This finding explains why CHARGE patients suffer from mental retardation and learning disabilities.
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Action for youth - OECD Observer

Action for youth - OECD Observer | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
The current crisis has continued to affect people’s lives across the world, and nowhere is this more evident than in the deteriorating labour market in...
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'Honor killings' in USA raise concerns - USATODAY.com

'Honor killings' in USA raise concerns - USATODAY.com | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
Muslim immigrant men have been accused of six honor killings in the United States in the past two years, prompting concerns that the Muslim community and police need to do more to stop such crimes.
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Will 'Obamacare' Fill the Gaps in Our Mental Health System?

Will 'Obamacare' Fill the Gaps in Our Mental Health System? | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
Tragedies like the recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn., initiate conversations about access to mental health services nearly as consistently as they do discussions of gun control.
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Extreme Anti-immigrant Groups Spread Throughout Europe · Global Voices

Extreme Anti-immigrant Groups Spread Throughout Europe · Global Voices | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
Plagued by one of the worst economic crises in recent history, extreme anti-immigrant parties are once again on the rise in 21st-century Europe.
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Swedish riots: how welfarism creates outsiders - Spiked

Swedish riots: how welfarism creates outsiders - Spiked | mental health, alienation, marginalized, poverty, cultural or religious condoned violence and terrorism, tribalism,  powerlessness: intersections | Scoop.it
Swedish riots: how welfarism creates outsiders
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Only a small minority of the residents in Husby responds violently to this feeling of being an outsider. But to many people, the notion of 'the universal welfare state' is mere abstraction.
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