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Refugees who sheltered Edward Snowden seek Canada asylum

The refugee families fed and housed Mr Snowden for two weeks when he fled the US after leaking thousands of files.

They are still living in poverty in Hong Kong and unable to work after providing a refuge for the American in July 2013.

Their lawyers say it is “a matter of life and death” if they remain in the city.

Obama Gives Soros’ ‘Mothership’ Millions to Destabilize Macedonian Elections

President Barack Obama’s U.S. Ambassador to Macedonia, Jess L. Baily, secretly worked with Soros’ “Mothership,” — The Open Society Foundation — to funnel an enormous amount of U.S. taxpayer dollars for the leftist cause. In essence, the Obama-Soros operation constitutes interference by the U.S. government in the domestic political affairs of Macedonia.

Girls Shouldn’t Read Any Books By Men

Caitlin Moran, the widely-celebrated feminist author and columnist, has called for girls to avoid reading any books with male authors until they are grown women.

Moran, a Times of London columnist behind the best-selling How to Be a Woman, argued that reading great works by males will make young women cripplingly insecure.

France: Mayor Faces $1,900 Fine For Saying 91% Muslim Classrooms Are A ‘Problem’

A far-right French mayor has appeared in court on charges of inciting hatred for his remarks last year, in which he said that there were too many Muslim children at the schools in his city, and implied that the ethnic French population is being “replaced.”

Robert Menard, mayor of the southern town of Beziers and an ally of Marine Le Pen’s anti-immigration and Eurosceptic National Front party, appeared before Paris Criminal Court on Wednesday for the launch of his trial for incitement of hatred, in relation to two statements he made in 2016.

Twitter might have marked your profile as ‘sensitive’

On Thursday, a Mashable reporter clicked on the profile of technology analyst Justin Warren. Instead of showing his image or his tweets, the account blocked his profile image and included a caution: “This profile may include potentially sensitive content.”

The reporter could still ultimately view the account, but only by clicking that he agreed to continue despite the possibility of seeing “sensitive images or language.”

Maryam Monsef: “Discrimination and gender stereotypes influence our daily lives”

Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, highlighted the slogan of “Equality Matters” and the importance of continuing the struggle for gender equality. In a statement on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2017, Monsef emphasized that “Canada has the potential to lead the world on this issue.”

On March 8, 2017, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, committed to “provide $650 million in funding to address gaps in sexual and reproductive health and rights in the world’s poorest and most vulnerable communities.”

10 Things You Didn’t Know About The CIA Before Yesterday

WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 release of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) documents yesterday opened eyes worldwide about an agency President John F. Kennedy once vowed to “splinter…into a thousand pieces and scatter it into the winds.”

UN human rights chief attacks Europe’s ‘chilling indifference’ to refugees as 2017 sees record deaths

“I am particularly disturbed by lurid public narratives which appear deliberately aimed at stirring up public fear and panic, by depicting these vulnerable people as criminal invading hordes.”

Credit Suisse: Starbucks Stock Rating Drops 80 Points After Announcing Opposition to President Trump

Back in January Starbucks announced they were going to stand in opposition to President Trump; and to display their virtuous immigration bona fides they announced their intention to hire 10,000 refugees as employees in lieu of current American applicants for employment.

An almost immediate backlash began as pro-USA consumers and President Trump supporters turned away from the Starbucks brand. As a consequence the Starbucks business model has been severely impacted.

Ontario government implies “systemic racism” is unique to white people

Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services and Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, published on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 the “Three Year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan” that will start “collecting race-based data” as a “valuable way to better understand where racial inequalities exist.”

Coteau’s statement implies that “systemic racism” is exclusively prevalent within white people by identifying its victims as “Black, Indigenous and other racialized people.”