Take Down the Confederate Flag?

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Nine people were shot and killed during a church Bible study in South Carolina.  What factors led Dylann Roof to pull the trigger?  Hate and racism is fed, in our society, through the Confederate flag, and through conversations in our polarized media.

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Turkey – Erdogan Silences Press/Elections

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Turkish elections might shift power from the ever-increasingly conservative Erdogan to a more democratically run society.  Erdogan has imprisoned journalists and curtailed civil rights.  Will Turkey’s populous reign back his powers, or will he have the go-ahead to reign even stronger?  Two videos from a 30 minute discussion on the Emmy Award winning, Fresh Outlook on Ebru-TV.