Category Archives: Civil Society

Manipulating the youth vote

(April 29, 2011) Watch what celebrities and ordinary people have to say about the importance of voting. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Ford’s blow for film freedom

(February 10, 2011) Urban Renaissance Institute Executive Director Lawrence Solomon describe’s Mayor Ford’s intervention to save a local film screening from being shut down by bureaucrats. Continue reading

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UNICEF: Same old tricks, no treats

(October 28, 2006) UNICEF is changing the way it treats kids at home and abroad. Abroad, UNICEF has learned from its embarrassment of recent years, when it was discovered to have funded summer camps in Palestine that inspired children to become terrorists. Martyrdom-themed camps such as Shahids of Chattin took kids on field trips to visit the families of suicide bombers and organized lectures and songfests that glorified suicide bombers, helping to create a culture of killing. Continue reading

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UNICEF West Bank, Gaza camps to steer clear of politics

(May 5, 2004) In October 2003, Urban Renaissance Institute criticized UNICEF for enlisting children in the aid of political activities, and broke the news that UNICEF was supporting Palestinian summer camps that encouraged children to become suicide bombers. Continue reading

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UNICEF’s ghoulish tricks

(October 30, 2003) On Halloween, children across North America will collect millions of dollars for UNICEF. That money, in turn, will do diverse deeds around the developing world, everything from feeding malnourished infants to teaching that free enterprise kills children to inspiring teens in the Middle East to become suicide bombers. Continue reading

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