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Junot DíAz Comes Out in Support of the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, , activists, rights, freedoms, society, celebrity, education, world, interesting, humans, goodnews )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel sent out the following press release today saying that Díaz joins Chuck D and Boots Riley as prominent artists who have recently endorsed the boycott:
Nonprofit Pays Off Educational Debt for Vets Who Uncle Sam Can't Help
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, GoodNews, activists, veterans education bills, GI Bill, debts, society, news, rights, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - takepart.com
Average educational debt for veterans is about $56,000--despite the G.I. Bill's promises.
REMEMBER NATIVE AMERICANS: Send E-Mails to Your Friends and Family and Help Feed a Native American Family OnThanksgiving
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, goodnews, Native Americans, culture, charity, charity work, activists, politics, society, family )

Cal
- 9 days ago - nrcprograms.org
Just send 5 Free eCards to people you know, and a sweet, delicious pumpkin pie* will be donated to our Operation Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving! Your actions will help feed Native American Families who need your help to enjoy this bounty
Building a Monument to Wounded Warriors
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans rights, monument to wounded vets, americans, GoodNews, society, politics, usa )

Cal
- 24 days ago - cbsnews.com
It's a thing of beauty designed to honor an ugly fact: the wounds of war. The name of Washington's newest memorial -- American Veterans Disabled for Life -- makes the point.
World Renowned Ethnobotanist, Wade Davis, On Indigenous Cultures & The Environment   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous cultures, Wade Davis, poet, scientists, ethnobotanist, culture, environment, ethics, GoodNews, humans, religion, society, travel, world )

Betsy
- 25 days ago - youtube.com
Wade Davis is a Canadian anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author and photographer whose work has focused on worldwide indigenous cultures, especially in North and South America.
Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn: 'A Path Appears'
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, goodnews, humans, society )

Phyllis
- 29 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Dion Drew knew he had to turn his life around. He just didn't know how. After he'd spent four years in prison, it seemed nobody would take a chance on him, until....
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Occupy Group Strike Debt Buys and Abolishes $4 Million in Everest College Student Loans -
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, culture, OCCUPY, EDUCATION DEBT, debt forgiveness, activism )

Cal
- 33 days ago - occupy.com
Over the last few days, over 2,700 Everest College students woke up to find that someone had paid off their private student debt.
Thank Panera for Adopting Common-Sense Gun Policies PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: society, news, marketing, humans, GoodNews, ethics, business, safety, rights, interesting, americans )

Robert
- 44 days ago - act.everytown.org
if companies like Panera, Target, Chipotle, Chili's and Sonic are adopting gun sense policies, there's no reason why others can't do the same thing.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Beats4Change.Org--Listen to Donate
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, activism, music, donations, GoodNews, society, world )

Cal
- 48 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Beats4Change is a project-oriented network, where people contribute their creative skills to raise awareness and funding for sustainable development of caring communities
GOOD NEWS! First Nations Fisherman Donates 500 Sockeye to Vancouver Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, making a difference, activists, rights, goodnews, philanthropy, world )

Cal
- 55 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A First Nations fisherman donated 500 of the fish to organizations and a homeless encampment in the downtrodden neighborhood in Vancouver.
Lady GaGa's Video in Celebration of Women Winning the Right to Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, politics, freedoms, women, goodnews, rights )

Gene
- 65 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This has been out there for a couple years at least, but it was featured today at the Hunger Site and I found it compelling enough to share.
GOOD NEWS! ALS Patient Devotes Life to Random Acts of Kindness
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, society, Chris Rosati, acts of kindness, making a difference )

Cal
- 66 days ago - cbsnews.com
Steve Hartman reconnects with Chris Rosati, a man who has devoted the rest of his life to encouraging others to commit acts of kindness.
Court In Uganda Throws Out Anti-Gay Law
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-gay laws, Uganda, good news, world, society, politics, government, goodnews, gayrights, ethics, law, rights )

Cal
- 83 days ago - npr.org
A court in Uganda has thrown out a controversial law that mandated harsh punishments, including life in prison, for acts of homosexuality.
SUMMER MUSIC: Sarah McLachlan Is Back in the Game
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, music, Sarah Machlan, goodnews, interesting, arts, celebrity )

Cal
- 88 days ago - cbsnews.com
It's been some time since we've heard from Sarah McLachlan. But this summer, the Canadian singer who's sold 40 million records is touring again.
 

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