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USA Independence Day And An Overlooked History
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4th, Independence Day, USA, Native American, Indians, massacre, overlooked history )

Dandelion
- 17 hours ago - mic.com
Like Thanksgiving or Columbus Day, there is another side to Independence Day, which, as the fireworks pierce the skies during this year's festivities, deserves some serious consideration.
Regretting Motherhood
Society & Culture  (tags: Motherhood, regretting, Germany, regret, not, having child )

Sam
- 3 days ago - yahoo.com
Is it possible to regret becoming a mother? The question first posed by an Israeli researcher has stirred a debate in Germany like in no other country, shattering a long-held taboo.
Young Donny Was A Lot Like Candidate Donald Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, family, culture, children, ethics, education, interesting, news, celebrity, dishonesty, rights )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Long before he attained vast wealth and far-reaching fame, Donald J. Trump left an indelible impression in the prosperous Queens neighborhood where he evolved from a mischievous, incorrigible boy into a swaggering young man.
America Has a Republican Problem ~ and the Media Is Partly to Blame
Society & Culture  (tags: media, politics, government, Republican Party, Trump, ethics, abuse, society, freedoms, dishonesty, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - nationofchange.org
Donald Trump is a distraction from the fact that the mainstream media has pretended the GOP is a normal party with values just to the right. Now the country is paying the price.
An Economy For All - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, middle class, wage raise, Democrat platform, economy, EPI )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - epi.org
Support a progressive economic agenda that raises wages and rebuilds the American middle class.
Say Thanks for the Stonewall National Monument PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, monuments, LGBTQ )

Anna
- 5 days ago - sierra.secure.force.com
For decades, the Stonewall Inn has served as an unofficial national monument for LGBTQ pride, ever since the pivotal Stonewall Riots in 1969. President Obama made it official by declaring the area around the inn a national monument.
Local Jails Profit From Warehousing State Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, greed, ethics, government, crime, culture, society, politics )

Cal
- 7 days ago - occupy.com
As some states embark on efforts to reduce prison populations, local officials who for years have received financial incentives to house state prisoners in their jails are now faced with the threat of a loss of revenue.
Revisiting Andrea Yates 15 Years After She Drowned Her Children
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, culture, family, Mental health )

Phyllis
- 8 days ago - yahoo.com
ItâEUR(TM)s been 15 years since Andrea Yates drowned her five young children in the bathtub of their suburban Houston home in a quintuple murder that gripped the nation.
Mississippi Closes The Case On Freedom Summer Murders
Society & Culture  (tags: Mississippi Burning, civil rights, 'Freedom Summer', death, murder, police, ethics, freedoms, activists, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, law, news )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Fifty-two years ago today, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner went missing ~ and in a sad turn of events, the state has finally given up hope that their murderers will be brought to justice.
Donald Trump Accused of Rape in Federal Court Lawsuit
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, lawsuit, abuse, assault, rape accusation, child, ethics, family, politics, society, sadness, dishonesty, law, government )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - alternet.org
The assaults are alleged to have taken place at the home of billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Right-Wing Broadcaster Who Wants Christian Martyrs Urges Trump Fans to Use AR-15s Against Protesters ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT Rights, marriage equality, Trump, religion, politics, society, sadness, safety, ethics, crime, abuse, rights, dishonesty, news, violence, women, murder )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
A religious broadcaster who encouraged Christians to "prepare for martyrdom" over marriage equality is urging Donald Trump supporters to take up arms against their opponents.
Mark Cuban Destroys Donald Trump: 'It's Rare That You See Someone Get Stupider Before Your Eyes'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, celebrity, candidates, elections, politics, news, Trump, Mark Cuban, friendship, interesting, news, media )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - rawstory.com
Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban was once friends with GOP candidate Donald Trump. But that relationship seems to have gone south in the course of Trump's bid for president.
These Photos and Stories Reveal What Childhood Was Like Before U.S. Labor Laws.
Society & Culture  (tags: child labor U.S., child labor internationally, child labor laws, historic photographs, long hours low pay, unhealthy, exploitation, children's rights, education )

BMutiny
- 10 days ago - upworthy.com
While child labor is no longer commonplace in the U.S., the problem persists around the world. Over 100 million children still work in hazardous conditions on farms, in mines, and in domestic positions. HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS of U.S. Child Labor 1900's
NORTHWEST TRIBES VOW TO CONTINUE OPPOSITION TO CANADIAN PIPELINE
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

Frans
- 11 days ago - earthjustice.org
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
Meet the Shock Troops of Trump's America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, republicans, Trump, elections, candidates, politics, ethics, society, family, education, dishonesty, humans, rights, safety, sadness, abuse, corruption, internet )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
Their obsession with breeding, preserving white culture, and biological determinism could be out of 1950s Alabama. Except it's 2016 in Portland~one of the most liberal cities in a country where diversity has spread exponentially along every axis:
 

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