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Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
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Michael
- 577 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.
1,000 Pages of Letters Reveal WWII Love Story - Video Story for Veterans Day
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Caree
- 597 days ago - nbcnews.com
Love letters written from an Arizona woman's father to her mother in 1942 reveal the story of how their family came to be during World War II. KVOA's Erica Flores reports. A box with old pictures and over one thousand pages her father had written to -
Re-Post : No Second Chances For Sex Offenders Please Sign !!
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, safety, government, crime, child, women, prison, society, media, prevention, warning, computer, off-beat, world )

Borg
- 603 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Time & Time again sex offenders are released after serving a partially lenient sentence in a protected area of the prison only to commit the same or similar act on another innocent person. Now it seems that the British governments court system is consider
10 Jaw-Dropping Absurdities Brought to You By the Right Wing
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Marty
- 607 days ago - alternet.org
Men's Rights Movement rockstar Paul Elam, famous for, among other statements, "while beautiful women may fear rape, fat, ugly ones might secretly covet it" shockingly defended his successor, John Hembling, for saying he didn't "give a f&*k about rape vict
South Dakota's Cattle Cataclysm: Why Isn't This Horror News?
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Marty
- 624 days ago - theguardian.com
Ranchers in South Dakota lost tens of thousands of cattle from a freak storm. Thanks to the shutdown, no one is paying attention
10 Abandoned Places Around the World Explained - Short Video
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Caree
- 626 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
10 Abandoned places around the world explained in a brief video.
TED CRUZ EXCLUSIVE! If Everybody Else Had These Stories They Wouldn't Be Exclusive! SATIRE - HUMOR
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Carrie
- 647 days ago - dailyracingrag.com
In a death spiral of unintended consequences a trio of inexperienced federal legislators engineer a government shutdown that leads to a cacophony of militant militia homegrown terrorist attacks and a paralyzed government response.
Osaka Ward Officially Declares Support for LGBT Community
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Naoko
- 661 days ago - japantoday.com
However, one municipal government in Osaka is taking charge of the situation by officially declaring their support for the LGBT community.
#NoALEC Chicago Interview: Arrested at Palmer House Protest
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Roxy
- 685 days ago - my.firedoglake.com
hehehe someone's first arrest, and this poor girl has asthma. Trauma and torture, blessings to her. There were six people arrested during the police attack on the August 8 #NoALEC protest
Man Builds Stone Castle Atop a Skyscraper, Seems Surprised He's Asked to Take It Down
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JL
- 685 days ago - takepart.com
Zhang Biqing's 8,600-square-foot monstrosity is standing on borrowed time.
'Hands Off My Sausage'
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Carrie
- 694 days ago - spiegel.de
Massive web surveillance by the US? German voters seem to have lost interest. The euro crisis? Boring. Comprehensive minimum wage? Zzzzzz. It has been a somnolent election season thus far. At least until this week.
Progressive Charter School Doesn't Have Students (The Onion)
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JL
- 727 days ago - theonion.com
One year into its founding as the purported "bold next step in education reform," administrators on Monday sang the praises of Forest Gates Academy, a progressive new charter school that practices an innovative philosophy of not admitting any students.
Some Disabled Workers Paid Just Pennies An Hour - and It's Legal
Offbeat  (tags: americans, abuse, dishonesty, family, ethics, government, humans, interesting, law, rights, safety, society, business )

Robert
- 741 days ago - openchannel.nbcnews.com
One of the nation's best-known charities is paying disabled workers as little as 22 cents an hour, thanks to a 75-year-old legal loophole that critics say needs to be closed.

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