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What to Know About the Virginia Gun Rally – The New York Times

| January 19, 2020

Thousands of activists from across the country are expected to descend on the Virginia State Capitol on Monday to rally against sweeping new gun control proposals supported by state Democrats. But the rally in Richmond billed as a peaceful event to lobby lawmakers to defend Second Amendment rights has quickly set off fears of potential violence and chaos. Discussions about the rally have been lighting up online platforms frequented by anti-government militia groups and white supremacists for weeks, and various extremist groups have vowed to attend

Taking a stand against vile acts of bigotry – Boston Herald

| January 19, 2020

Like a metastasizing cancer, anti-Semitism has again shown its ugly head, spreading its ignorance-borne intolerance. And its escalated from words to deeds, which has forced Jews everywhere to rethink every aspect of their daily lives. After seeing to his daughter Avas bat mitzvah a few years ago, state Sen.

US officials claim neo-Nazi groups are using Bitcoin to spread terror – Yahoo Finance

| January 19, 2020

The US House Financial Services Committee has been discussing the use of Bitcoin in domestic terror financing, with some experts claiming it is now being used by neo-Nazi groups.

Where the top 7 Democratic candidates stand on Iran – The Jerusalem Post

| January 19, 2020

The situation in Iran has changed drastically since Trump left the deal. So we went searching for the details of what the leading Democrats would do to contain the Iranian threat amid the new tensions brewing between Iran and the U.S. Spoiler alert: Theres not a lot out there.

More Than 120 Members of Congress Issue Letters of Support to Leading Anti-Israel Group – Washington Free Beacon

| January 19, 2020

More than 120 members of Congress privately issued letters of support to a controversial Islamic-American advocacy group known for its involvement in one of America's most prominent terrorism financing cases, according to a copy of these official communications obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), an advocacy group with deep ties to the anti-Israel movement in America, touted its support among congressional leaders during its 2019 gala conference in November in Washington, D.C

UPDATE: Affidavit links former Canadian army extremist to local white nationalist group, target of murder plot was Bartow County couple – Cherokee…

| January 19, 2020

A former Canadian military engineer who had disappeared after reports came out of his neo-Nazi connections made trips to Silver Creek to meet and train with other members of a white nationalist gang. Patrik Jordan Mathews had entered the U.S. illegally and, according to an affidavit unsealed on Friday, had been participating in paramilitary training with other members of The Base

Congressional Republicans are pushing an anti-BDS bill that would target the UN and EU – Mondoweiss

| January 19, 2020

Congressional Republicans continue to push legislation that targets the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and their first move of 2020 is the Israel Anti-Boycott Act. The legislation, which was introduced by rabidly pro-Israel Rep

U.S. Government Issues Warning Over Nazis Using Bitcoin – CryptoGlobe

| January 19, 2020

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India and Israel should develop options in tech industry – The Jerusalem Post

| January 14, 2020

Computer technology, one of the most dominant technologies of our times, is becoming faster, cheaper, smaller, more effective and more accessible with each passing year. To manage the dark side of these technologies and to balance their interventions in the entire ecosystem, a lot is going on in the cybertech space too.But at a time when digital and social media apps are becoming the new motivation tools of violent protests, apparently fueling those activities that cause severe damage to public property and life, providing influential virtual platforms to terrorist/radical elements, when shutting down the Internet has become the crucial measure to prevent violent escalation of an issue, and when the right to Internet or right to tweet/WhatsApp have become the new slogans of communist/Marxist marches, can we afford to see technology from purely technical and scientific perspectives anymore?The shift in the purpose of digital technologies from problem-solver to problem-creator to problem-accelerator, and its growing capability to impact overall social behavior and psychology, are a matter of concern. Instead of providing the vehicles of effective governance and human creativity, these social and digital tools are now becoming the new version of psychological weapons.

Georgia Southern begins new semester with inclusivity in mind – WJCL News

| January 14, 2020

As Georgia Southern starts a new semester, the school is still recovering from two racially charged incidents late last year.The most recent one was a student giving a presentation about a white supremacist theory in class. The white nationalist thing- people's safety was kind of like shocked at that point for someone voicing that in such a public place, said student Elise Wells


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