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Muslim Uighur Said to Be Behind Attack at Train Station
Society & Culture  (tags: China, Muslims, Islam, stabbings, crime, culture, death, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Terrorism, terrorists, Muslim Uighur )

- 571 days ago -
At least 10 assailants armed with long knives and dressed in black stormed through a crowded train station Saturday night in the southwestern city of Kunming, slashing people at random, according to state media. Police shot and killed four assailants,
American Muslim Convert Plotted to Bomb Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, health, humans, interesting, law, media, murder, news, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, transpo )

- 572 days ago -
Yet another convert to Islam "somehow" got the idea that jihad has to do with murdering Infidels. There are no programs in mosques in the U.S. to teach why such a notion is un-Islamic. This led to him wanting to wage jihad.
Muslims Vandalize Hindus Temple and Threaten Hindus to Flee
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, murder, news, interesting, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, violenc )

- 574 days ago -
Where are the so-called "vast majority of peaceful Muslims" taking action to rein in violent Muslims and stop such attacks? They're doing nothing to stop attacks on religious minorities because such deviant acts are 100% Islamic. And the world is silent
Researchers Confirm: When NSA Watches Your Metadata, It Is Watching You
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, police, politics, rights, safety, society, spying on citizens )

- 575 days ago -
Stanford researchers prove what civil liberties advocates have warned since NSA scandal broke
TAKE ACTION NOW! Hershey's Chocolate Company Stop Using Child Labor!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, safety, child labor, Child Labor, rights, education, crime, activists, ethics, politics )

- 576 days ago -
70% of the worlds cocoa is farmed by children. In 2002 (11 years ago) Hershey's said that they would stop using child labor in 2012. But when it was 2012, they said they'd stop in 2020. We can't wait that long!
BBC News Depicts Sordid, Horrifying Life in Bakken Oil Fields
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, news, safety, society, Williston costs of fracking )

- 577 days ago -
In Williston, North Dakota--known as Kuwait on the Prairie, in some circles--the lack of housing, stores that cannot stock shelves fast enough, and a man-woman ratio of 10:1 are delivering more of a nightmare than the fabled, so-called American dream.
Why We're Addicted to Online Outrage
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, online behavior, technology, anger issues, humans, society, safety, culture )

- 578 days ago -
The internet is angrier than ever. And that suggests something deeper than mere prickliness.
In Memory of Bartcop: Seedcorn, Pioneer, Patriot -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, freedoms, honesty, humor, law, media, politics, safety, society )

- 580 days ago -
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green. - Thomas Carlyle
American State Dept. Spokesman: "Palestinians Need Not Recognize the Jewish State"
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinians, Muslims, Israel, Netanyahu, Obama, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

- 582 days ago -
Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's continued requests of the Palestinians to recognize Israel as a Jewish state within the framework of negotiations for peace, the American State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki reportedly stated in an intervi
Discipline With Dignity: Oakland Classrooms Try Healing Instead of Punishment
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, discipline, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, law, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence )

- 582 days ago -
"Is everything OK?" The concern in Butler's voice produced a noticeable shift in Tommy's energy. "No, everything is not OK."
Facebook to Crack Down on Illegal Gun Sales
Society & Culture  (tags: Facebook, guns, laws, ethics, safety, society, crime, abuse, news, internet )

Carrie No
- 585 days ago -
In an effort to curb illicit activity, Facebook introduced Wednesday a series of educational and enforcement efforts for sellers of guns. It will delete posts that seek to circumvent gun laws.
Republican State Gives Free Houses to Moochers, Cuts Homelessness By 74 Percent
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, corruption, culture, death, education, ethics, family, GoodNews, government, humans, media, politics, safety, society, utah )

- 586 days ago -
A San Francisco study found that placing homeless people in permanent supportive housing reduced their emergency room visits by more than half.
In California, a Champion for Police Cameras
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, california, crime, culture, death, education, ethics, government, law, media, police, politics, safety, society, violence )

- 587 days ago -
Sgt. Chris Hice of the Rialto Police Department wearing a camera mounted on his sunglasses.
Prosecution Against Marissa Alexander Now Seeks 60 Year Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, florida, corruption, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, government, Justice, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, women )

- 587 days ago -
It's now reported prosecuting attorney, Angela Corey, will seek a triple sentence of 60 years against Alexander, for firing a warning shot in self-defense.
DOJ Investigating Suspicious Death of Alfred Wright
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, government, law, murder, news, police, politics, safety, society, Texas )

- 587 days ago -
On Nov. 7, 2013, 28-year-old Jasper, Texas resident Alfred Wright went missing. His body was found weeks later by volunteer searchers frustrated that local law enforcement seemed to have given up. But two autopsies later, there are few answers[....]

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