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St. Louis Police Academy Promotes 'Highly Entertaining' Course On Michael Brown Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: St. Louis County And Municipal Police Ac, Ferguson, Michael Brown shooting, ethics, violence, rights, interesting, dishonesty, news, media, law, police, society, death, education )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Learning about how to manipulate the media after a police officer shoots someone can be a blast, according to a flier produced by the academy promoting the course."The training is also highly entertaining," the flier says, "You will learn a lot, and...
Naive? At a Jewish Spiritual Retreat Center, I Insist on Talking About Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Gaza, religion, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, death, education, humans, violence, rights, sadness, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The retreat was described as a 'transformative experience', where we could delve deep into spiritual practice and emerge refreshed and purified. I was here to teach a yoga meditation workshop. I'd also volunteered to lead some discussions on Israel/Gaza.
Bill Maher: 'White America Needs to Stop Putting Forth This Toxic Idea That Racism Is Over' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, Bill Maher, Joan Walsh, Wendell Pierce, Rep. Jack Kingston, society, ethics, family, culture, freedoms, rights, violence, children )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
On Friday night's episode of Real Time, panelists Joan Walsh, Wendell Pierce, Rep. Jack Kingston joined host Bill Maher to discuss racism in America and the NFL's recent domestic abuse scandals. However, the conversation turned quickly to recent events...
Demand Rush Limbaugh's Sponsors Pull Their Ads After His Sexual Assault Comments ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, violence, sexaul assault, Rush Limbaugh, ethics, safety, dishonesty, crime, corruption, law )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - action.dccc.org
Enough is enough. As a previous target of Limbaugh's sexist attacks, take it from Sandra Fluke we need to stand together and call Rush out.The DCCC has a petition to tell advertisers to stop funding this repulsive commentary.Will you add your name today?
WATCH: British Muslim's Fundamentalist Muslim Scholars Tell ISIS That Holding Hostage Goes Against Koran (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, British Muslim scholars, ISIL, religion, law, news, rights, freedoms, culture, society, ethics, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
British Muslim scholars have made a direct video appeal to Islamist militants to release Alan Henning,whom they are threatening to behead, warning the killing would break Islamic laws.
Escape From Duggarville: How Playing the Good Christian Housewife Almost Killed Me
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Christianity, 'Quiverfull Movement', women, society, culture, family, freedoms, rights, sadness, ethics, safety, education, children )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Vyckie Garrison was once a minor celebrity in the Quiverfull Movement, made famous by TV's Duggar family. As a devout, Bible-believing Christian and the mother of seven homeschooled children, Garrison spent 16 years, with her husband, publishing a...
How Jon Hamm Is Helping The White House Fight Campus Sexual Assault ~(TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, activists, 'It's On Us' campaign, sexual assault, society, women, safety, humans, media, celebrity, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A website that went live Friday morning, ItsOnUs.org, features a public service announcement with Obama, Biden and other familiar faces telling viewers it's their responsibility to stop sexual assault.
Fraternity Dosed Women With Date-Rape Drugs Based on Color-Coded Hand Stamps: Police
Society & Culture  (tags: women, date rape, Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, ethics, violence, society, culture, news, rights, safety, law )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee's chapter of the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) is under investigation after four people were dosed with a so-called "date rape" drug.
Endorse This: Stephen Colbert Feels Hannity's Pain ~ VIDEO ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE!
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Stephen Colbert, Sean Hannity, NFL, humor, satire, society, children, abuse )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Earlier this week, Sean Hannity spoke out in defense of NFL superstar and alleged child abuser Adrian Peterson. On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert revealed that Hannity is not alone in his respect for corporal punishment.
Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Law Allowing Housing Discrimination Against Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, apartheid Israeli regime, government, ethics, freedoms, society, law, news, rights, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesterday, Israel's Supreme Court dismissed a petition by Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel effectually facilitating the Judaization of more Palestinian owned land inside Israel.
"Anti-Gay Preacher Visits Campus: You Have to See What the Students Did Next" (TEXT and VIDEOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: young people, students, society, ethics, love, good news, religion, freedoms, rights, education, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - dailykos.com
Our kids are standing up against homophobia, racism, sexism, despair.The James Madison University students gathered around the preacher,singing a song of love and tolerance. With one guy on guitar, the group begins to sing 'How He Loves', a Christian song
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
- 2 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
Found Guilty of Insulting the Prophet Mohammad
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, freedoms, government, society, religion )

Shil
- 3 days ago - iranhumanrights.org
and sentenced to death
New Census Data Once Again Illustrate Importance of Unions to the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, labor, labor unions, society, government, rights, freedoms, politics, interesting, news, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - americanprogressaction.org
Among the most frequently overlooked contributors to the middle class' declining share of the economic pie is the weakening of labor unions, whose membership as a share of the national population also sat stagnant at a historic low in 2013.
Global Advocacy of American Anti-LGBT Extremists Exposed
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, LGBT rights, world, ethics, dishonesty, lies and propaganda, society, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - hrc.org
They spew venomous rhetoric, outrageous theories, and discredited science. Some claim that LGBT people are responsible for the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide, and the spread of HIV/AIDS.
 

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