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WHY PRIVACY MATTERS
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, internet, society, safety, freedoms )

Monka
- 6 days ago - ted.com
Why you need to care about privacy, even if you're "not doing anything you need to hide."
Historic Kyoto Temple First in Japan to Offer Gay Weddings
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, goodnews, gay marriages, temple, Japan )

Naoko
- 6 days ago - japantoday.com
Joining big venues like Tokyo Disneyland, an ancient Zen temple in the picturesque city of Kyoto is offering gay weddings in traditional Japanese style.
Thank You Notes for Charity
Offbeat  (tags: send a note for charity, $5 donation by Take Part and Samsung, environment, health, women, world, freedoms )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - takepart.com
This holiday season, send a Thank You Note to someone who made a difference in your life. Samsung and TakePart will donate $5 to a charity of your choice.
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON T
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, congress, dishonesty, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, economy, ethics, elections, freedoms, propaganda, republicans, u.s., usa, obama, healthcare, government, lies, med )

Leopold
- 48 days ago - stop-ttip.org
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON TTIP/TAFTA/CETA(!)(!)(!)
Michael's Revolution #9   video
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, goodnews, government, health, interesting, society, humans, ethics, elections, freedoms, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, best, ethics, humanrights, israel, middle-east, UnitedNations, world, bizarre, business, children, ethics, inter )

Michael
- 182 days ago - youtube.com
A hard to believe story which will all add. How many will believe that Michael of Daniel 12;1, is the child of Revelations 12, and #9 from the Beatles song Revolution #9 where Lennon says near the end, "Take this brother may it serve you well.?"
Japan: Stop Denying The
Offbeat  (tags: humans, government, women, violence, freedoms, crime, abuse, corruption )

B
- 206 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Historians believe Japan forced up to 200,000 Chinese and Korean women to be sex slaves during WWII. Women who survived -- and weren't shamed into silence - have described being recruited for labor, then beaten and raped by as many as 40 Japan soldiers.
BBC BIAS IN ELECTION REPORTING
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, internet, news, politics, society, corruption, freedoms, government, politics, humans, research, government, politics, europe, interesting, freedoms, ethics, media, news, world, society, corruption, co )

Wendy
- 208 days ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
Dear BBC, we believe the BBC should URGENTLY establish processes that ensure that election reporting is fair, unbiased not sensationalist ensuring those processes are followed so that reporting fairly reflects the state of polling and voting in Britain
In Georgia, You Can Carry a Gun, But You Need a Prescription for a Vibrator
Offbeat  (tags: women, freedoms, odd, off-beat, laws )

Sarah
- 208 days ago - alternet.org
Imagine needing a prescription to visit Good Vibrations!
Video: 163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, americans, education, freedoms, government, humans, law, rights, society, usa, arts, performance, protection )

JL
- 322 days ago - upworthy.com
Brandon Weber Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from abolitionist, women's rights proponent, and former slave Sojourner Truth that was originally delivered in 1851. Yep, before the Civil War, before the right to vote for anybody but whit
Video: Legalize Democracy   video
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, elections, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, corruption, constitution, politics, propaganda, usa, society, culture, americans, protection, interesting, government, health )

JL
- 324 days ago - youtube.com
Full video now available on YouTube (30 min.) from Move to Amend National Leadership Team
Video:Maya Angelou Gave a Beautiful Poetic Video Tribute
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, conflict, death, crime, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, media, society, world, arts, humans, interesting )

JL
- 377 days ago - youtube.com
"No sun outlasts its sunset, but will rise again and bring the dawn. Yes, Mandela's day is done. Yet we, his inheritors, will open the gates wider for reconciliation."
A Beautiful Tribute to Mandela - Lion in a Cage   video
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, Mandela, freedoms, performance )

Evelyn
- 378 days ago - youtube.com
Listen to the words as well as the beautiful voice. Very moving
Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, pollution, activists, americans, culture, education, freedoms, government, environment, ethics, economy, politics, interesting, humanrights, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, conservati )

Michael
- 383 days ago - opednews.com
The name of the game was Monopoly and it was played out in the "real world" as well as in the board game of the same name. Thus, today, we have just a few corporations left competing on the "Board of Life." And just like the game, the prize is ownership.
Video:You Might Know Him For His Music, But There Is A Lot More To Know. And It Might Surprise You.
Offbeat  (tags: celebrity, children, culture, women, violence, society, rights, sadness, freedoms, ethics, family, unusual, performance, arts, health, interesting, news )

JL
- 386 days ago - upworthy.com
Alana Karsch We all know there's more to rock stars than what they wear (flannel) and their biggest hits ("Smells Like Teen Spirit," for sure). But Kurt Cobain is about to say a few things that you might not have expected to hear from a punk rock guy.
Video:What One Thing Has Every Woman Of A Certain Age Done, According To Meryl Streep?
Offbeat  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, children, conflict, ethics, death, crime, freedoms, goodnews, GoodNews, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, interesting, politics, violence, world, usa, society, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, media, europe, c )

JL
- 388 days ago - upworthy.com
Victoria Fine It's pretty rare for one incredibly successful woman to vulnerably look up to another in public. Yet here we are. **watch to the end**
 

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