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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 )

CarrieSic
- 186 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"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 )

CarrieSic
- 193 days ago - commondreams.org
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 )

CarrieSic
- 194 days ago - mondoweiss.net
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 )

CarrieSic
- 195 days ago - greeleytribune.com
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 )

CarrieSic
- 215 days ago - commondreams.org
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 )

CarrieSic
- 217 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

CarrieSic
- 220 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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 )

Cal
- 230 days ago - forcechange.com
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
Equality Now Fact Sheet on Female Genital Mutilation in US
Society & Culture  (tags: Women, FMG, female genital mutilation, US, women, s rights, culture )

Ruth Ann
- 272 days ago - equalitynow.org
We don't want to know, but we need to know about this. Knowledge is power and educating ourselves on this horrible issue is the place to start.
Week in Photos: Spidermen, Frozen Run & More From Reuters: Jim Young
Society & Culture  (tags: photos, US, India, Thailand, wildlife, culture, children, family, society )

Nancy
- 347 days ago - news.msn.com
A selection of the most striking images from around the world this week.
Ukraine - NO to Another U.S. War! Urgent Call for Actions - March 10 to 17
Society & Culture  (tags: Ukraine, US, anti-war actions, protests, danger of war, coup d'etat, media lies, nationalism, fascism )

Angelika
- 357 days ago - iacenter.org
The threat is real. Sanctions, war build up, warships with guided missiles to the Black Sea, F-15 fighter jets on Russia's border are dangerous provocations. Washington has recognized and committed more than $10 billion to an illegal right-wing government
At Least 4 Suspected Nazi War Criminals Still Living in the U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: Nazi war criminals, US, government, society, violence, americans, crime, law, politics, world )

CarrieSic
- 582 days ago - rawstory.com
Justice Department data shows that at least four suspected Nazi war criminals still reside in the U.S., part of a group of at least 10 suspects who, despite being ordered for deportation, were not taken by another country, the Associated Press reported...
No One Should Go to Prison for Journalism - Please Sign !
Society & Culture  (tags: Yemen, US, Obama, journalism, freedoms, A.Shaye, cover-up, media )

Angelika
- 638 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Unacceptable: Obama Keeping Reporter in Prison in Yemen. Shaye is in prison in Yemen for the "crime" of journalism at the insistence of President Obama. Join us in telling both Obama and the government of Yemen to free Shaye.
Gitmo Justice - Take Action
Society & Culture  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

Angelika
- 692 days ago - gitmojustice.com
For more than a decade, the US government has imprisoned men at Guantanamo Bay without charge or trial. Indefinite detention without trial is not just un-American; it violates basic human rights. WE CAN CHANGE THIS.
Missing: $102 Billion ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: drones, weapons, civilians, human rights, ethics, US, freedoms, Pentagon, conflict, violence, death )

Nancy
- 872 days ago - capwiz.com
Contractors regularly increase prices on weapons programs, and as for-profit businesses taxpayers end up paying for contractors' profits. The Pentagon wastes billions each year ordering too many spare parts or paying too much for items - in one instance-
 

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