Reason Magazine: E Pluribus Umbrage by Tim Cavanaugh

E Pluribus Umbrage The long, happy life of America’s anti-defamation industry. Tim Cavanaugh  Dec. 1, 2002 12:00 am Original URL: http://reason.com/archives/2002/12/01/e-pluribus-umbrage The sexual abuse scandal of 2002 is arguably the gravest crisis in the history of the American Catholic Church. Sexual dysfunction, hypocrisy, institutional self-regard, Soviet-style secrecy, pathological hostility to plain

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A First Line of Defense – American Hindus Against Defamation take on offending toilet seats and more. But critics say they have strange bedfellows.

A First Line of Defense American Hindus Against Defamation take on offending toilet seats and more. But critics say they have strange bedfellows. Author:Arthur J. Pais Publication: BeliefNet Date Published: 12/2000 URL: http://www.beliefnet.com/faiths/hinduism/2000/12/a-first-line-of-defense.aspx#TLbo4Y56VI1IRGjz.99 Dr. Ajay Shah perfectly understands the importance of the First Amendment.But he also knows the clout of dollars.

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Pop Culture’s appropriation of Hindu deities sparks controversy.

Krishna Culture KRON-TV(San Francisco): 1/22/01 KNBC-TV (Los Angeles): 11/29/00 Pop Culture’s appropriation of Hindu deities sparks controversy. Take a walk down Haight Street in San Francisco and you’ll notice that colorful and exotic Hindu imagery is the height of fashion in many trendy clothing stores. T-shirts, shoes, purses are emblazoned

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Varsha Bhosle’s Article on Rediff: Shittin’ Gritty

Original URL: Varsha Bhosle Column on Rediff Shittin’ Gritty by Varsha Bhosle By now you’ve all read about Sittin’ Pretty Designs’ toilet seats bearing images of Ganpati Bappa and Kali Ma, who are the only two deities featured in the company’s “Sacred Seat Collection” suite. Meaning, only Hindu deities are

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Harvard Crimson Article about AHAD Movement

The Material Girl Goes Spiritual By SUJIT RAMAN, September 22, 1998 URL: http://www.thecrimson.com/article/1998/9/22/the-material-girl-goes-spiritual-pthose/ Those of you who missed the MTV Music Awards last week missed one of Madonna’s greatest moments. In winning five of the headline prizes, the Material Girl taught us two lessons: first, that some divas never die–they don’t

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