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Widespread Fear of Isis Is Producing Strange Bedfellows Across the Region
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, jihadists, extremists, Islam, threat, media, Middle East )

Beatrice
- 9 hours ago - independent.co.uk
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) is like an Islamic Khmer Rouge and deals with the rest of the world through violence. But a slogan of Isis is that "media is half of jihad", so events like the ritual murder of David Haines are
Found Guilty of Insulting the Prophet Mohammad
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, freedoms, government, society, religion )

Shil
- 12 hours ago - iranhumanrights.org
and sentenced to death
New Census Data Once Again Illustrate Importance of Unions to the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, labor, labor unions, society, government, rights, freedoms, politics, interesting, news, humans )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - americanprogressaction.org
Among the most frequently overlooked contributors to the middle class' declining share of the economic pie is the weakening of labor unions, whose membership as a share of the national population also sat stagnant at a historic low in 2013.
Global Advocacy of American Anti-LGBT Extremists Exposed
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, LGBT rights, world, ethics, dishonesty, lies and propaganda, society, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 19 hours ago - hrc.org
They spew venomous rhetoric, outrageous theories, and discredited science. Some claim that LGBT people are responsible for the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide, and the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Right Wing Vultures Start to Circle #GamerGate
Society & Culture  (tags: right wing, women, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, misogyny, media, interesting, news, government, rights, politics, freedoms, corruption )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - rawstory.com
Not that there was any doubt, but the entrance of right wing ideologues into the faux controversy "#GamerGate" makes it almost comically clear how this is not, was not, and never will be about "ethics in journalism".
Limbaugh: FSU Football Player Will Be Cheered for 'Guts' to Yell 'F*Ck Her in the P*Ssy' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, media, Rush Limbaugh, news, misogyny, ethics, dishonesty, sports, rights, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - rawstory.com
Radio host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday suggested that football fans would reward a Florida State player's behavior after he was suspended for shouting obscenities about female genitals.
Police: Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer Head-Butted Wife For Refusing Sex (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: NFL, Arizona Cardinals, domestic violence, Jonathan Dwyer, law, police, society, abuse, women, safety, sadness, violence, news )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
This Is Our Land!': West Bank Village Wadi Fukin Fights Largest Israeli Land Grab in Decades Israel/Palestine Kelly Lynn on Sept
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, land grab, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, news, society, rights, corruption, abuse, government, law )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Leaders in the village of Wadi Fukin have galvanized locals into organizing Friday demonstrations against Israeli occupation for the first time in years, after 4,000 dunams (nearly 1,000 acres) in the southern West Bank was declared "state land" by Israel
57 Million Children Worldwide Are Being Left Behind ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, poverty, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1 day ago - makepovertyhistory.ca
Right now, 57 million primary school-aged children around the world are not in school. Join Malala in calling on the Canadian Government to make a commitment to ensure every child has the right to attend school.
Sean Hannity Worries Parents Won't Be Able to Teach Kids 'Gays Are Not Normal' (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, fox news, Sean Hannity, media, government, children, ethics, freedoms, society, politics, dishonesty, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Sean Hannity fretted on Tuesday that "liberals" were going to use the allegations of child abuse against NFL running back Adrian Peterson's as an excuse to infringe on parents' rights to instill their values upon their children.
Deir Al Balah Rehabilitation Center Cares for Gaza's Disabled in the Wake of 'Operation Protective Edge'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, disabled, Deir al Balah Rehabilitation Center, news, society, Israel, Human Rights, children, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
In the central Gaza Strip area of Deir al Balah, Usama Abu Safer, 30, devotes his time to working with disabled people. Born paraplegic, Abu Safer's own disability inspired him to dedicate his life to this work. "
Threat From Islamic State Group Leads to 'Exodus' of Aid Workers Helping Desperate Syrians
Society & Culture  (tags: aid workers, exodus, Syria, ISIL threat )

Beatrice
- 2 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Mohammad Nazir lost most of his left hand and foot when a Syrian jet bombed his village two years ago but he still can only shrug sadly when he is asked if he hopes to walk again. An exodus of international aid workers from the Turkish Syrian border
Climate Change -- Faith and Fact
Society & Culture  (tags: Katharine Hayhoe, evangelical Christian, climate scientist, deniers, Bill Moyers, Faith and Fact, worldwide crisis )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - billmoyers.com
In the face of those who use religion to deny the worldwide crisis of climate change, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe, an evangelical Christian, believes that her faith is compatible with science. Important voice that speaks to evangelical Christians.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: A 'Circle' Of Support Helps Families Stay Out Of Poverty
Society & Culture  (tags: job economy, support, programs, politics, society, usa, ethics, family )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
Employment is up, but many Americans still lack jobs that pay enough to meet basic needs. This has some people questioning whether current anti-poverty programs are doing enough.
At 16, Moses Was Tortured - Act Now To Save His Life ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, protection, violence, torture, environment )

Cher
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now and sign the petition to save Moses' life.
 

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