Repression in France over Muslim Women Swimmers

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May 26, 2022             Little Rock      France has a reputation for tolerance and liberalism, advanced social programs and elegant manners.  The reputation and the reality are two different things.  The recent elections produced a somewhat moderate final count while demonstrating the strength of the rapidly advancing conservative right-wing forces.  France, sadly, seems so American, wine …

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Fighting Anti-Hijab and Muslim Religious Discrimination

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            New Orleans     It’s one thing to try and balance secular claims with religious freedoms, but it’s another to directly discriminate against an entire people for their religion and religious practices.  These are not the normal issues that a grassroots organization of lower income families would choose to tackle.  Organizing 101 would normally nudge …

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