This Group Has Successfully Converted White Supremacists Using Compassion. Trump Defunded It.
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This Group Has Successfully Converted White Supremacists Using Compassion. Trump Defunded It.This Group Has Successfully Converted White Supremacists Using Compassion. Trump Defunded It.

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Published: August 18, 2017  |  5 min read, 1093 words
Life After Hate is a that does path-breaking work. Founded by former white supremacist leaders in 2011, it studies the forces that draw people to hate and helps those who are willing to disengage from radical extremist movements.In June, the Department of Homeland Security to the...
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August 18, 2017
Very well written article, full of referencing throughout, unbiased, that gives the chance to the opposite point of view to get some space towards the final lines. Amazingly well written contextualisation of the group, its founder and a snippet of their thought process when trying to convert "hate" into forgiveness. The title is clearly clickbaity, but for a good reason. It tricks you into reading a good objective article that opens up debate on a niche subject.
August 18, 2017
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August 18, 2017
Sometimes, the world needs good news like this... however clickbaity the article title is. This article was far less about Trump defunding them and more about the passion and compassion of 'Formers' in the group Life After Hate. The author, Zaid Jilani, did a great job interviewing Rangel, a co-leader of the group, and what he had to say about extremism of all kinds and how to convert them without shaming or violence. This is something everyone should know about.
August 18, 2017
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August 18, 2017
This is an incredibly timely article and it promotes compassion and nonjudgmental listening as a possible solution to racism in America today. I'd heard of "Life After Hate" before and hope more articles such as this catch the eye of hot-tempered people on either side of the debate. The author remains incredibly objective and thorough, presenting statements from a highly credible authority on this particular issue. The headline is a bit clickbaity and unneccesary, especially because the article mostly talks about overcoming hatred rather than the budget cuts of the Trump administration.
August 18, 2017
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August 22, 2017
It really makes you think about what the true priorities of the current administration are. Certainly not prevention of hate-based violence.
August 22, 2017
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August 20, 2017
Such a beautiful and inspiring piece. I agree wholeheartedly with the founder of Life After Hate that empathy and compassion will be the key to eradicating racism and the only effective way of transforming white supremacists and other discriminatory perspectives. It's also a reminder to preserve our own integrity and to adhere to values such as compassion and respect when responding to hate groups and in searching for a both an immediate and long-term solution.
August 20, 2017
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August 19, 2017
Thought provoking. Not sure it should be funded by the government but what the hell.
August 19, 2017
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August 19, 2017
I really liked this article. The topic was refreshing, but the author did not have any apparent agenda that it was pushing, beside an anti-hate agenda of course. There was mention of trump's defunding of the organization, yet the author didn't spiral into a smear article about trump. The autbor brought in several sources that hrlped support his statements and argument. Good read overall.
August 19, 2017
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August 18, 2017
This is a clear cut article about yet another worthy organization setup to help people. It is one of many de-funded by the current government. Hopefully they can find funding through other sources. I agree that people can change thru compassion. I have know and worked with prisoners who have completely changed their lives. Compassion from just one person can do wonders. Most of the people that are filled with hate did not have that in their lives.
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