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The Science of Fox News: Why Its Viewers Are the Most Misinformed
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, Fox news viewers, misinformed, society, culture, government, politics, dishonesty, ethics, world, education )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
"Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers?" Jon Stewart asked Chris Wallace. "The most consistently misinformed misinformed? Fox, Fox viewers, consistently, every poll." Stewart's statement was factually accurate, as we'll see.
American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, world, society, culture, discovery, interesting, children, environment, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - wired.com
The crisis in American education may be more than a matter of sliding rankings on world educational performance scales. Our kids learn within a system of education devised for a world that increasingly does not exist.
Anti-Gay Christian Group Threatens to Sue Hotel for Hosting Scholars Who Endorse Israel Boycott
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ACLJ, ASA, academic boycott of israel, rights, society, education, ethics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The American Center for Law and Justice, a Christian, right-wing legal organization, has written to a Los Angeles hotel warning it against hosting the American Studies Association's annual meeting next month.
UFO Riddle as Mystery 'Craft' Appears to Watch Astronauts on International Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: education, environment, humans, world, nasa, discovery, performance, technology, space, society )

Frank
- 6 days ago - mirror.co.uk
The footage, which shows two astronauts on a spacewalk, also appears to feature a more mysterious object lurking in the background
Nonprofit Pays Off Educational Debt for Vets Who Uncle Sam Can't Help
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, GoodNews, activists, veterans education bills, GI Bill, debts, society, news, rights, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - takepart.com
Average educational debt for veterans is about $56,000--despite the G.I. Bill's promises.
Warmongering Hebrew University Tries to Muzzle Palestinian Students
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Hebrew University, Palestinian students, discrimination, ethics, education, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, news, society )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - electronicintifada.net
While the university is happy to do business with a firm profiting from massacres -- such as those in Gaza during the summer -- it has displayed a hostile attitude to some of its own students.
The Real Christopher Columbus
Society & Culture  (tags: History, Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus, dishonesty, ethics, education, children, government, freedoms, rights, sadness, society, culture, world, violence )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - jacobinmag.com
"They do not bear arms, and do not know them, for I showed them a sword, they took it by the edge and cut themselves out of ignorance. They would make fine servants ... with fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want."
OP-ED: Schools Need to Learn the Importance of Recess
Society & Culture  (tags: educaition, recess, schools, test scores, education, children, culture, safety, society, usa, politics, government, family )

Cal
- 10 days ago - truth-out.org
Seattle is following a national trend in reducing recess time in primary grades as school districts obsess about raising test scores.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congratulate Malala Yousafzai for Her Nobel Peace Prize!
World  (tags: Nobel Prize, Malala, education, children, GoodNews, world, society, politics )

Cal
- 10 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On October 10, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her incredible work to support education for all young people in her home country of Pakistan and around the world.
12 Incredible Malala Quotes That Will Make You Want to Give Her the Nobel Peace Prize All Over Again
World  (tags: Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai, extremism, terrorism, dreams, education, human rights, freedoms, world )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - salon.com
A collection of her most moving statements since becoming one of the planet's leading education activists Baindu Kallon, GlobalPost
Shlomo Sand: 'I Wish to Resign and Cease Considering Myself a Jew'
Society & Culture  (tags: Shlomo Sand, author, world, Israel, racism, society, culture, education, interesting, humans, freedoms, ethics, rights, politics, sadness, religion )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - theguardian.com
I am aware of living in one of the most racist societies in the western world. Racism is present to some degree everywhere, but in Israel it exists deep within the spirit of the laws. It is taught in schools and colleges, spread in the media, and above...
Malala, Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, children, education, world, society, politics )

Cal
- 12 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work for children's rights.
New Site Catalogs Documentary Films About Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, movies, society, culture, history, 'PalestineDocs', interesting, news, humans, education, family, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Movies are a great way to learn about Palestine - and, more important, to educate family, friends, and neighbors. Fortunately, there are scores of great films about the plight of the Palestinians and its historical roots - if the quality and quantity...
15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know
Society & Culture  (tags: children, fathers, daughters, love, education, society, culture, family )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Dads, your role is a precious one. Love your daughters well.
Aussie Veterinarians Go Hog Wild in Naked Calendar (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, animals, Australia, James Cook University Veterinary, calendar, students, fund raising, nudity, humans, news, society, education )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - modernfarmer.com
The students of the James Cook University Veterinary Science Class of 2015 in Queensland, Australia, posed nude for their fundraising calendar, 'Vets Uncovered'. The students are trying to raise money for their graduation ball; and also donating 10% of...
 

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