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Show Your Support for Children, Not Soldiers Campaign!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, soldiers, war, violence, children's rights, Children's Welfare, children protection, Children & Family, safety, sadness, environment, ethics, education, play, outside, health, mental health )

Barb
- 3 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
When Giving Up 'Wounded Warrior' Status Helps Vets Heal
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'Wounded Warriors', veterans, society, culture, family, freedoms, education, sadness, interesting, news, rights, world, humans, suffering, health, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The 52,300 Americans wounded during the Iraq and Afghan wars are almost all home now. And while some are fully recovered, others will bear physical and mental scars forever.Each one has faced a difficult question:When does one stop being a wounded warrior
A Muslim's Ambush: How I Was Stitched Up By Australian Breakfast TV
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, religion, rights, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, news, tv, ethics, israel, middle-east, ethics, health, medicine, education, dishonesty )

Hilary
- 16 days ago - spectator.co.uk
Dr Qanta Ahmed works on Project Rozana, an Israeli-Palestinian initiative to train West Bank physicians (mostly Muslim) at Israel's Hadassah hospital. Her unethical TV interview's editing distorted & debased her work, leaving her furious.
Fault Lines Travels to Canada to Find Out What Happens When a First Nation Says No to Fracking.
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, activists, culture, water, fracking, freedoms, environment, corruption, abuse, arts, government, humans, ethics, politics, media, dishonesty, rights, law, health )

Roxy
- 18 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
On October 17, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police raided a protest site set up by Mi'kmaq people and their supporters trying to prevent a Texas-based corporation from fracking. It was the most spectacular eruption yet in a struggle led by indigenous people
10 New Year's Resolutions for a Guilt-Free 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: New year's Resolutions, society, health, humans, culture )

Cal
- 27 days ago - grist.org
It's that time of year again -- that hallowed season when we collectively resolve to be better, healthier, happier people ... for exactly two weeks, that is, before it's back to microwave dinners in front of the TV and the gym is but a distant memory
Tell the Mayor of San Jose: Give Homeless Group Shelter - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, huam rights, Homeless people, health, freedoms, politics, rights, philanthropy )

Beverly
- 50 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this petition and demand that adequate housing be found for all previous inhabitants of the homeless camp.
How Brittany Maynard Renewed Debate on Ethics of Right to Die Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, health, culture, americans, sadness, rights )

Cal
- 84 days ago - csmonitor.com
The California newlywed, who ended her life Sunday, was credited with being an articulate and effective spokesperson for individual rights. But ethicists worry momentum could overshadow the complex social issues involved.
No Shelter From Winter Rains for Thousands in Gaza (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, reconstruction, weather, winter rains, shelter, world, society, children, families, humans, rights, ethics, safety, sadness, health, news, government )

Carrie
- 96 days ago - electronicintifada.net
"People live a desperate life," says The Electronic Intifada's Rami Almeghari about families without shelter in Khuzaa, a village in southeastern Gaza, which was heavily destroyed during Israel's summer assault.
What NFL Cheerleaders Did Mid-Game Brought Everyone To Tears. Even The Players.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, sports, NFL Cheerleaders, cancer, society, family, women, americans, health, news, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 104 days ago - viralnova.com
Football fanatics aren't known for being overly friendly to the opposing sides. Players and supporters are known to be aggressively competitive, sometimes even violently so. But when the Cincinnati Bengals played the New England Patriots recently...
Why Must Gaza Wait in the Dark?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Human Rights, electricity, punishment, rights, government, ethics, society, freedoms, family, children, education, health, humans, news, sadness, safety, violence )

Carrie
- 116 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In an attempt to compensate for the Israeli disruption of Gaza's power supply, the Palestinians established their first power generation plant in 2004. Ever since, Israel has regularly limited the supply of electricity and industrial fuel needed to...
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 125 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
Hundreds of Gaza Children Permanently Disabled By This Summer's Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, rehabilitation, medical care, children, disabled, society, sadness, violence, ethics, crime, freedoms, safety, health, family, rights )

Carrie
- 130 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
This summer's 51 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas took a heavy toll on Gaza's children, killing 501, according to U.N. figures. It injured an additional 3,374, and though the bombs have stopped, hundreds of those children face an uncertain future
Homeless America: 'Everyone Should Be Able to Pee for Free With Dignity'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, UN study, free restrooms homeless, children, family, society, sadness, safety, rights, humans, health, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 150 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
More than 2.5 billion people around the world do not have access to toilets, the United Nations said Friday, mainly highlighting it as a problem for developing countries. But for many homeless Americans, finding a clean restroom can also be a challenge.
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
- 160 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.
Artisanal Lard: Fat Gets Fancy
Society & Culture  (tags: food, diet, health, fat, lard, cooking, vegetable shortening, farmers, livestock, animal fat )

Carrie
- 162 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Once the home cook's default fat for deep-frying, sautéing and baking, lard's ubiquity in the United States came to an end just over 100 years ago, with the advent of vegetable shortening, developed to make use of the surplus vegetable oils.
 

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