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New Poll Shows Big Racial Gulf in Opinions on Police Conduct
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Americans of different races have significantly different opinions on police performance - especially as to whether they believe their local forces typically avoid using excessive force and treat blacks and whites equally - according to a new Pew Research
Help Canine Companions Prevent Service Dog Fraud ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: service dogs, illegitimate service dogs, ethics, family, society, rights, americans )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - cci.org
Service dog fraud is a problem on the rise. We're fighting a new wave of discrimination today because too many misbehaving pets are posing as service dogs and causing business owners to restrict access for people with disabilities.
Palestinian-American Teen Denied Access to Israel's Airport
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Palestine, ethics, dishonesty, rights, safety, politics, government, abuse, corruption, world, society, interesting, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Dina Shehadeh, 17, was about to begin her senior year of high school in Ohio where she was born and raised. Two weeks ago, after spending the summer with her extended family in the West Bank, she was separated from her mother and detained.
Seattle Protesters Aim to Block Israeli Cargo Ship Over Gaza Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, Israel, Palestine, activists, society, world, freedoms, interesting, news, rights )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Palestinian rights activists in Seattle plan to picket the Port of Tacoma Monday in an attempt to block a commercial Israeli cargo ship from unloading its merchandise. Organizers said the action is part of a wider Boycott, Divest & Sanction(BDS)movement.
Holocaust Families Criticise Israel Over Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Holocaust survivors, Israel, Gaza, International Anti-Zionist Network, human rights, genocide in Gaza, ethics, world, society, culture, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - bbc.com
More than 300 Holocaust survivors and their descendants have issued a statement condemning what they call Israel's "genocide" in Gaza. The International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network placed the statement as an advertisement in the New York Times.
VOTE FOR: 10Best Readers' Choice Chosen By Readers of USA TODAY and 10Best
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, New Mexico, Hatch Chile Festival, food, fun, society, culture, red and green chile, family, news )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - 10best.com
Each Labor Day Weekend the Chile Capital of the World - Hatch, N.M. - hosts the Hatch Chile Festival to celebrate New Mexico's most beloved foodstuff. Visitors enjoy a parade, cook-off, crowning of the festival queen and tongue-tingling bites of tradition
Fighting Words From Rick Perry --- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 6 days ago - newyorker.com
Speaking to supporters in Austin, Perry blasted the indictments and called for a return to an era of limited government that focuses on requiring gynecological procedures.****HUMOR****SATIRE****
Oakland Protesters Hold Up Mirrors to Police Officers in Ferguson Solidarity March
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, police, politics, safety, society )

Kit
- 6 days ago - commondreams.org
This might just be the most effective weapon to counter the police actions. Hold up the mirror and allow them to see what you see.
Six Vital Conversations Jumpstarted on the Streets of Ferguson - From Moyers and Company -
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 6 days ago - billmoyers.com
But the shooting of Michael Brown -- along with a number of similar, troubling, fatal incidents in which a police officer's overreaction ended in a black man's death -- have started a nationwide conversation about race, class and the nature of American-->
Everytown USA: Is the Policeman Your Friend? -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 6 days ago - truth-out.org
"For veterans of the wars that the Ferguson protests so closely resemble, the police response has appeared to be not only heavy-handed but out of step with the most effective ways for both law enforcement and military personnel to respond to-->
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs
Society & Culture  (tags: military, politics, news, poverty amongst the troos, charity, food banks, providing for our military, Food policy, government, ethics, crime, americans )

Cal
- 7 days ago - thenation.com
a new report found that the nation's food pantries serve 620,000 families with a member in the military--another troubling indication that service members battling against poverty must often rely on the generosity of our charities.
The Body in the Street -- Charles P. Pierce
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 7 days ago - esquire.com
I keep coming back to one simple moment, one ghastly fact. One image, from which all the other images have flowed. They left the body in the street. Dictators leave bodies in the street.
'Michael Brown Smoked Jazz Cigarettes' Is the New 'Emmett Till Had It Coming'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Americans, ethics, racism, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, politics, police, government, corruption )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
If there is one thing conservatives hate/fear/loathe more than gays, strong independent single women who enjoy sex, brown people who bus their tables and mow their lawns, and anyone getting government assistance other than themselves, it is...
Israel Saves, Islam Rapes and Kills
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, government, health, media, movies, murder, news, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Rahman
- 8 days ago - shariaunveiled.wordpress.com
While Israel is focused on saving the life of a Yezidi baby, pious Muslims like ISIS are focused on raping and killing Yezidis.
These Fries Are With The Band
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Cochellahero, fun, music festivals, food, beer, society, culture, news )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Imagine walking around a mall at Christmastime, except you're outside in the desert and it's 100 degrees. Practically everyone around you is dressed in bikini-size shorts and enjoying various states of intoxication. And it's really, really dusty.
 

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