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Although its considered an outdated concept, race is often used to refer to a group of people of common ancestry, distinguished by physical characteristics such as colour of skin, shape of eyes, hair texture and facial features and to designate social categories based on such characteristics. Whereas ethnicity is a concept that is perceived in terms of common culture, history, language or nationhood.

In 2011, approximately 52 percent of reported hate crimes in Canada were motivated by race or ethnicity.

Hate crimes against religious groups are often targeted against a communities or individuals on their perceived or misinterpreted religious attire or affiliation.

In 2011, approximately 25 percent of reported hate crimes in Canada were motivated by religion. Among religious hate crimes, 75 percent of incidents involved mischief, such as vandalism, graffiti or other destruction of property.

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ISIS: The State of Terror: Jessica Stern, J. M. Berger …

Jessica Stern and J.M. Bergers new book, ISIS, should be required reading for every politician and policymakerTheir smart, granular analysis is a bracing antidote to both facile dismissals and wild exaggerations.Stern and Berger offer a nuanced and readable account of the ideological and organizational origins of the group. (Washington Post)

By far the most important contribution yet to our understanding of an organization that remains cloaked in mystery and misunderstanding . . . A brisk, readable, and eye-opening account of ISISs past, present, and future. This is a book every American should read. (Reza Aslan, author of No God but god and Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth)

A timely and urgent book that is essential reading for analysts and policy makers alike. In what is already a cornerstone contribution, Stern and Berger offer the kind of cold-blood analysis so desperately needed on the poorly understood phenomenon that is the so-called Islamic state. (John Horgan, author of The Psychology of Terrorism)

The first serious book to analyze the rise of ISIS . . . Stern and Berger write clearly and persuasively and marshal impressive primary research from ISISs prodigious propaganda to help explain how ISIS became the dominant jihadi group today. Its a terrific and important read. (Peter Bergen, author of Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad)

Stern and Berger pull back the curtain to expose facts and myths about the violent Salafi apocalyptic cult calling itself the Islamic State. A must-read. (Mike Walker, former undersecretary and acting secretary of the United States Army)

ISIS emerged in territory occupied by American soldiers, governed by dictatorial regimes, and fought over by sectarian extremists. Stern and Berger provide context for understanding ISISs past and considering how its media model may affect future extremist movements. (Kecia Ali, associate professor religion, Boston University)

A penetrating analysis . . . The book provides important context for an evolving organization and proto-state that is attempting to rewrite the jihadi playbook. (Aaron Zelin, Washington Institute for Near East Policy)

ISIS: The State of Terror is a timely and important history of a movement that now defines the 21st century. (Sam Kiley, Evening Standard (London))

This book should be required reading for every politician and policymaker. (Washington Post)

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Exclusive – Elizabeth Heng: Facebook Is ‘Censoring the Voices of Americans Who Have Different Views’

Elizabeth Heng, the Republican nominee running to represent California’s 16th Congressional District, said Facebook is “censoring the voices of Americans” with non-leftist views.

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Exclusive– Ryan Zinke: ‘Environmental Terrorist Groups’ Play Role in Western U.S. Wildfires

U.S. Department of Interior Secretary (DOI) Ryan Zinke told Breitbart News Saturday that “environmental terrorist groups” are, in part, responsible for the deadly wildfires in the Western United States.

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Exclusive—Lou Barletta: ‘How Would Bob Casey Justify’ Sanctuary Cities to Child Rape Victim?

Congressman Lou Barletta (R-PA) chastised Sen. Bob Casey’s (D-PA) support for sanctuary cities on Monday, contending that a five-year-old rape victim was not provided “sanctuary” from criminal illegal aliens.

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Kirsanow: GOP Rep. Yoder Will Invite Mass Migration With Catch-and-Release Giveaway

Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder’s catch-and-release spending plan “will encourage further massive waves of illegal immigration into the country,” says Peter Kirsanow, a GOP-appointed member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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Lindsay Lohan Apologizes for Criticizing #MeToo

Actress Lindsay Lohan issued an apology for her statements critical of the #MeToo movement in which she said some women complaining of sexual harassment look “weak.”

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Netflix CFO to Step Down from Company

Netflix CFO David Wells is reportedly stepping down from his position at the company, which he joined in 2004.

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‘Will & Grace’ Star Debra Messing Dons ‘1973’ Necklace Celebrating Roe v. Wade Abortion Decision

“Help us protect the life-saving legacy of Roe v. Wade and ensure it remains the Law of the Land for generations of women to follow,” states Ratner and her partner.

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Although its considered an outdated concept, race is often used to refer to a group of people of common ancestry, distinguished by physical characteristics such as colour of skin, shape of eyes, hair texture and facial features and to designate social categories based on such characteristics. Whereas ethnicity is a concept that is perceived in terms of common culture, history, language or nationhood. In 2011, approximately 52 percent of reported hate crimes in Canada were motivated by race or ethnicity. Hate crimes against religious groups are often targeted against a communities or individuals on their perceived or misinterpreted religious attire or affiliation. In 2011, approximately 25 percent of reported hate crimes in Canada were motivated by religion. Among religious hate crimes, 75 percent of incidents involved mischief, such as vandalism, graffiti or other destruction of property.

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ISIS: The State of Terror: Jessica Stern, J. M. Berger …

Jessica Stern and J.M. Bergers new book, ISIS, should be required reading for every politician and policymakerTheir smart, granular analysis is a bracing antidote to both facile dismissals and wild exaggerations.Stern and Berger offer a nuanced and readable account of the ideological and organizational origins of the group. (Washington Post) By far the most important contribution yet to our understanding of an organization that remains cloaked in mystery and misunderstanding . . . A brisk, readable, and eye-opening account of ISISs past, present, and future. This is a book every American should read. (Reza Aslan, author of No God but god and Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth) A timely and urgent book that is essential reading for analysts and policy makers alike. In what is already a cornerstone contribution, Stern and Berger offer the kind of cold-blood analysis so desperately needed on the poorly understood phenomenon that is the so-called Islamic state. (John Horgan, author of The Psychology of Terrorism) The first serious book to analyze the rise of ISIS . . . Stern and Berger write clearly and persuasively and marshal impressive primary research from ISISs prodigious propaganda to help explain how ISIS became the dominant jihadi group today. Its a terrific and important read. (Peter Bergen, author of Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad) Stern and Berger pull back the curtain to expose facts and myths about the violent Salafi apocalyptic cult calling itself the Islamic State. A must-read. (Mike Walker, former undersecretary and acting secretary of the United States Army) ISIS emerged in territory occupied by American soldiers, governed by dictatorial regimes, and fought over by sectarian extremists. Stern and Berger provide context for understanding ISISs past and considering how its media model may affect future extremist movements. (Kecia Ali, associate professor religion, Boston University) A penetrating analysis . . . The book provides important context for an evolving organization and proto-state that is attempting to rewrite the jihadi playbook. (Aaron Zelin, Washington Institute for Near East Policy) ISIS: The State of Terror is a timely and important history of a movement that now defines the 21st century. (Sam Kiley, Evening Standard (London)) This book should be required reading for every politician and policymaker. (Washington Post)

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Exclusive – Elizabeth Heng: Facebook Is ‘Censoring the Voices of Americans Who Have Different Views’

Elizabeth Heng, the Republican nominee running to represent California’s 16th Congressional District, said Facebook is “censoring the voices of Americans” with non-leftist views.

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Exclusive– Ryan Zinke: ‘Environmental Terrorist Groups’ Play Role in Western U.S. Wildfires

U.S. Department of Interior Secretary (DOI) Ryan Zinke told Breitbart News Saturday that “environmental terrorist groups” are, in part, responsible for the deadly wildfires in the Western United States.

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Exclusive—Lou Barletta: ‘How Would Bob Casey Justify’ Sanctuary Cities to Child Rape Victim?

Congressman Lou Barletta (R-PA) chastised Sen. Bob Casey’s (D-PA) support for sanctuary cities on Monday, contending that a five-year-old rape victim was not provided “sanctuary” from criminal illegal aliens.

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Kirsanow: GOP Rep. Yoder Will Invite Mass Migration With Catch-and-Release Giveaway

Kansas Rep. Kevin Yoder’s catch-and-release spending plan “will encourage further massive waves of illegal immigration into the country,” says Peter Kirsanow, a GOP-appointed member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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Lindsay Lohan Apologizes for Criticizing #MeToo

Actress Lindsay Lohan issued an apology for her statements critical of the #MeToo movement in which she said some women complaining of sexual harassment look “weak.”

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Netflix CFO to Step Down from Company

Netflix CFO David Wells is reportedly stepping down from his position at the company, which he joined in 2004.

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‘Will & Grace’ Star Debra Messing Dons ‘1973’ Necklace Celebrating Roe v. Wade Abortion Decision

“Help us protect the life-saving legacy of Roe v. Wade and ensure it remains the Law of the Land for generations of women to follow,” states Ratner and her partner.

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