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Thousands of Women Brutalised and Sold Into Sex Slavery By ISIS Militants
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic State, Islam, Muslims, abuse, children, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, safety, sadness, violence, women, girls )

Penny
- 1 hour ago - world.einnews.com
THE brutalisation and sexual slavery of women and girls has become central to the ISIS ideology, with pretty virgins sold at auctions and women killed and raped.
Damaged Gas Cylinders Become Another Threat to Gazans
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Gaza, Israel, world, family, death, ethics, freedoms, society, government, sadness, politics, news, humans, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to fall prey to cooking gas cylinder explosions in apartment buildings, as most poor families cannot afford to replace their old gas cylinders with new ones due to their weak purchasing power.
Karen Armstrong on Sam Harris and Bill Maher:"It Fills Me With Despair, This Is the Sort of Talk That Led to Concentration Camps
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society, ethics, abuse, activists, interesting, media, politics, rights, sadness, safety, news, freedoms, humans, violence, world, women )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - themuslimtimes.org
Salon.com: Karen Armstrong has written histories of Buddhism and Islam. She has written a history of myth. She has written a history of God. Born in Britain, Armstrong studied English at Oxford, spent seven years as a Catholic nun, then ...
These Guys Are Painfully Wrong About Islam: 3 Things That Every Anti-Muslim Zealot Needs to Admit
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Islam, government, politics, world, rights, news, society, ethics, interesting, law, culture, abuse, media, sadness, freedoms )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - salon.com
Critics of Islam all too often demand public debate about Islam, but then refuse to empower and elevate those Muslim organizations demonstrating pluralism, universal human rights and international justice.
How An Agricultural Weed Came to Symbolize Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, society, culture, world, poppies, Memorial Day, agricultural weed, soldiers, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - modernfarmer.com
It was a poem by a Canadian soldier that helped turn an agricultural weed into a symbol inexorably tied to Memorial Day in the United States and to various other days of remembrance for fallen soldiers elsewhere in the world.
Who Said It: Fox News or Jesus? ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: President Obama, Fox News, poor people, Christians, media, news, humans, religion, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, interesting, politics, rights, sadness, abuse, government )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - themuslimtimes.org
During a broad conversation on how to overcome poverty at Georgetown University last week, President Barack Obama made a few comments about how Fox News talks about poor people.
The Incredible Bravery of America's Female Special Ops
Society & Culture  (tags: women, valor, war, 'Special Ops', society, culture, ethics, humans, freedoms, rights, world, news, media, education, government, interesting, politics )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Too often, the narrative about female soldiers dwells on rape and PTSD. ItâEUR(TM)s time to recognize them for their incredible valor.If only we would stop to see the valor story, we would notice that women have been out there, in combat, receiving awards ...
Creationist: If Evolution Is True, Then It Wasn't Wrong for Josh Duggar to Molest His Sisters
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, creationists, creationism, ethics, family, society, women, humans, news, children, dishonesty, gayrights, law, rights, sadness, education, culture, safety )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - rawstory.com
A creationism activist suggested Josh Duggar be punished for molesting his sleeping sisters and their friends by being paid to campaign against LGBT people marrying one another.
Iraq Veterans Against The War Support Freedom For Oscar Lopez And This Is Why - Petitions on Thread
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscar Lopez Rivera, IVAW, Iraq, Nelson Mandela, seditious conspiracy, Vietnam, prison, rally, Free Puerto Rico )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - ivaw.org
Oscar contributed to the GI Resistance movement during Vietnam that helped to inspire IVAWâEUR(TM)s mission. Despite never being accused of, or charged with a violent crime, Oscar was sentenced to 75 years.
NASCAR Honors Military Personnel (Video)
Society & Culture  (tags: military veterans, personnel, NASCAR, tribute, video )

Barb
- 1 day ago - features.aol.com
As a tribute to U.S. military personnel, every car in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway carried the name of a soldier on its windshield.
Normal Families Don't Do Reality Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: reality TV, The Duggar Family, family, ethics, society, women, children, humans, media, interesting, dishonesty, sadness )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - boston.com
Normal, happy, functional families don't yearn to have their homes filled with television producers, their children's faces plastered on billboards and across the Internet.
Should a Nazi Ghost Town Be Saved?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Germany, 'Nazi Ghost Town', ethics, society, culture, government, humans, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
Hitler planned it to be the largest beach resort ever created, but plans to revive it have stirred controversy.Some buildings have a hard time shaking their past, and when it comes to architectural relics from the Third Reich, the past becomes even harder
Arkansas Police Destroy Duggar's Record
Society & Culture  (tags: society, family, sexual abuse, ethics, police, law, Josh Duggar, police record, crime, abuse, women, rights, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, interesting, news, children )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - usatoday.com
"The judge ordered us yesterday to expunge that record," Lewis said, adding that similar records are typically kept indefinitely. "As far as the Springdale Police Department is concerned this report doesn't exist."
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Giving An Iraq Vet a Fighting Chance
Society & Culture  (tags: helping veterans, politics, government, culture, americans, law, goodnews, society, usa )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
A FIGHTING CHANCE to make things right is what many veterans in trouble with the law say they want most. And in some cases, they're finding that chance in a special kind of courtroom.
Israel Jails Palestinians for Facebook Comments
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, social media, abuse, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, society, sadness, rights, politics, government, activists )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - aljazeera.com
Iyab Shalabi has only been allowed to visit his father, Omar, in prison once since December, when he and eight other Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem were arrested by Israel for posts they wrote on Facebook and other social media outlets.
 

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