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SIGN PLEASE! The MilitaryâEUR(TM)s Sexual Assault Epidemic
Society & Culture  (tags: SEXUAL ASSAULT IN THE MILITARY, WOMEN, POLITICS, US, society, politics, ethics )

- 151 days ago -
There were more than 20,000 cases of sexual assault, rape, and unwanted sexual contact in the military in 2015.1
Americans as Likely to Die By Gunshot as in Traffic Accident
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, US, mortality rates, politics, society, interesting, law )

- 303 days ago -
For the first time on record, Americans are as likely to die by a gunshot as in a traffic accident, according to new federal data.
5 Ways You Can Help the Hungry on Thanksgiving
Society & Culture  (tags: philanthropy, Thanksgiving, us, americans, goodnews )

- 327 days ago -
Here's how you can brighten the holiday for food insecure families across the nation.
Gaza Reconstruction Finally Begins Over a Year After Israeli Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli destruction, Israel, Gaza, rebuilding, PA, US, politics, rights, family, government, ethics, freedoms, humans, society, news )

- 435 days ago -
Reconstruction is now being seen in nearly all of Gaza's districts as part of the funds that were pledged at the Cairo Conference to reconstruct Gaza have started to be delivered to. The conference was held in October, 2014, & raised about $3.5 billion.
Beyond Cecil the Lion: The Grisly and Unethical World of Wildlife Killing Contests
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, US, wildlife-killing-contests, 'hunters', 'sportsmen', Animal Rights, ethics, society, culture, abuse, death, humans, law, news, rights, sadness )

- 440 days ago -
Every year across the US, thousands of animals are killed in state-sanctioned gun-fests.More than 250 WKCs happened last year alone. The events are legal in every state except CA., which became the first state to ban wildlife killing contests.
It's Time for American Jews to Recognize They Have Been Duped
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, illegal occupation, world, US, Israel, Palestine, American Jews, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, law, government, humans, rights, violence, politics, news, abuse )

- 450 days ago -
If Israel behaved more 'morally' American and other Western Jews would have an easier time supporting it. But how can Israel behave 'morally' when it is a settler-colonial state? When have any settler-colonial societies behaved morally? It is an oxymoron.
The Most Expensive City in Every State ~ TEXT and SLIDESHOW
Society & Culture  (tags: US, most expensive cities, Americans, family, interesting, society, news, housing, essential services, luxury items )

- 456 days ago -
Based on recently released price level data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the most expensive metropolitan areas in each state. The prices of goods and services vary widely across the nation and within states.
From Gaza With the Worst News: Orphaned While at College in America
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, US, violence, death, children, education, family, sadness, society, women, travel, world )

- 781 days ago -
"I saw that the Ajrami family's house was bombed in the Jabaliya refugee camp, where I live, so I called my family, but no one was answering. "Finally my younger sister answered and was crying. I couldn't understand her."
From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression
Society & Culture  (tags: world, US, Israel, Ferguson, Gaza, human rights, racism, violence, incarceration, militarized police, freedoms, humans, society, culture, ethics, government, politics, sadness, crime, death, corruption )

- 788 days ago -
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
'I Mourn My Jewish Community, Which Seeks to Justify These Inexcusable Acts'
Society & Culture  (tags: US, young, American Jews, human rights, demonstration, Gaza, Israel, religion, humans, ethics, sadness, world, society, culture )

- 789 days ago -
We were there to demonstrate our dissent for the American Jewish institutional response to the violence, which continues to blindly support the state of Israel without acknowledgement of the immense suffering and disproportionate lives lost in Gaza.
University of Northern Colorado to Add a Pet-Friendly Dorm Next Year
Society & Culture  (tags: US, University of Northern Colorado, good news, pet friendly, education, interesting, news, society )

- 790 days ago -
It's likely to sound different, too, as nearly 40 four-legged companions will join their human friends as they take up residence at Lawrenson Hall. UNC is about to become its own rare breed with a pet friendly residence hall.
The Experts' Verdict: Every Israeli Missile Strike Is a War Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: US, world, Gaza, Israel, war crimes, ethics, dishonesty, society, humans, death, news, rights, freedoms, government, politics, crime, violence, children )

- 810 days ago -
When are we going to hear HRW or the United Nation's Navi Pillay stop talking about proportionality or Israel's potential war crimes, and admit Israel is committing war crimes by definition - right now, as you read this.
VIDEO: Jon Stewart Says U.S. Is 'the Oprah of Middle East Weapons Systems'
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Jon Stewart, US, ethics, weapons, Middle East, sadness, world, politics, abuse, society, freedoms )

- 812 days ago -
In last night's "Automatics for the People" segment, Jon Stewart pointed out that we currently provide billions in military aid to the neighboring countries of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Israel.
The 10 Best Small Cities in America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, US, small cities, travel, culture, society, charming, humans, interesting, news )

- 816 days ago -
Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spots, voted among the best in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler's readers, have plenty of cultural attractions, stylish hotels, and charm to spare.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Sioux Indian Tribal Lands - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, law, government, indigenous rights, land grab, natie rights, Oglala Sioux, governement land grab, us, politics )

- 826 days ago -
The U.S. Department of the Interior is threatening to take the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota's Badlands National Park away from the Oglala and Lakota Sioux currently living there. The area that comprises the South Unit of Badlands National

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