START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Society & Culture

Sign the Petition: Make Sentencing Smarter ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, prison sentences, law, petition, non violent crimes, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, society, sadness, news, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - dailykos.com
The hallmark of a legitimate justice system is fairness. Today in America, thousands upon thousands of people are serving decades-long prison sentences for non-violent crimes. Their lives are being needlessly thrown away and billions of taxpayer dollars
American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, world, society, culture, discovery, interesting, children, environment, humans )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - wired.com
The crisis in American education may be more than a matter of sliding rankings on world educational performance scales. Our kids learn within a system of education devised for a world that increasingly does not exist.
OP-ED: The American Family Is a Myth: Why Our National Moral Panic Must Stop
Society & Culture  (tags: family, culture, americans, society, news, humans, children, education )

Cal
- 22 days ago - alternet.org
As a kid, I thought I'd be married with three kids by now. But now I see "family" as something totally different.
Washington State Threatens to Shutdown Dozens of Marijuana Dispensaries
Society & Culture  (tags: marijuana, WAshington State, taxes, taxes lost, law, government, americans, culture, society, politics )

Cal
- 26 days ago - alternet.org
Since opening dispensary locations in July, the state has collected $3.5 million in taxes
Indigenous Leaders Celebrate Victory Over Columbus Day in Seattle
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous rights, Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, law, government, ethics, culture, americans, politics, society )

Cal
- 12 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
The Seattle City Council unanimously voted on Monday, October 6 to proclaim the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples' Day, a date previously celebrated as Columbus Day.
Connecticut Arm of Million-Strong Church Votes to Shun Occupation Profiteers
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, United Church of Christ, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, society, culture, rights, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
As a result, church bodies have been urged to divest their holdings in companies profiting from Israeli occupation in Palestine, including Caterpillar, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, G4S and Veolia.
Hispanic Heritage Month 2014: Latinos Who'Ve Paved The Way (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'Hispanic Heritage Month', celebrity, society, interesting, news, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - latinpost.com
Hispanic Heritage Month is well underway, and while we're all embracing whatever it is that makes each of us great, it's important to remember those who've paved the way.
Building a Monument to Wounded Warriors
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans rights, monument to wounded vets, americans, GoodNews, society, politics, usa )

Cal
- 25 days ago - cbsnews.com
It's a thing of beauty designed to honor an ugly fact: the wounds of war. The name of Washington's newest memorial -- American Veterans Disabled for Life -- makes the point.
Sheriff Pummels Driver After He's Asked for His Badge: 'Here's My Badge, Motherf*Cker'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, New Mexico, Rio Arriba County, Tommy Rodella, civil rights, police, society, ethics, freedoms, law, rights, news, safety, violence, politics )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - rawstory.com
A New Mexico sheriff with a controversial past was convicted Friday on federal firearms charges, assault, and violation of a citizen's civil rights in a road rage incident in March.
Can She Be THAT Stupid?   video
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?', Americans, education, humans, interesting, society, sadness )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - youtu.be
Kelly Pickler On "Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader"
America's Summer of White Supremacy: A Postmortem
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, summer of 2014, Human Rights, racism, white supremacy, ethics, death, freedoms, society, culture, safety, violence, rights, police, abuse, news )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - salon.com
Michael Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford: The past few months have seen tragedy after tragedy. When will it end?
Stephen Colbert's Brilliant and Hilarious Bill O'Reilly Take Down (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Stephen Colbert, Bill O'Reilly, feud, humor, satire, TV, Americans, society, culture, politics, news )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - thecolbertreport.cc.com
O'Reilly was so offended. He called Colbert a "Bleep" on the air. Literally, he used the word bleep, which Colbert found very tragic. He thinks Rupert Murdoch should "spring for a bleep machine."
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
- 9 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...
CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: Injustice Served
Society & Culture  (tags: justice denied, mandatory minimum sentencing, law, judges, society, politics, police, government, dishonesty, americans, rights, crime, abuse, safety, news )

Cal
- 19 days ago - cbsnews.com
Prison time is HARD TIME any way you look at it. But it's hardest of all when the prisoner is serving a sentence that allows no flexibility at all, no matter what the circumstances.
First U.S. Soldier Killed in Fight Against ISIS Is Marine Presumed Lost at Sea After Flight Mishap
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Iraq, Syria, U.S.Marine, Daesh, ISIS, ISIL, death, sadness, violence, world, news, society, safety, government, politics )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A U.S. Marine who went into the sea from a V-22 Osprey during a flight mishap over the northern Gulf this week is the first American to be killed in U.S. military operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Society & Culture

Most Active Stories Today in Society & Culture tagged with americans

top story finders in Society & Culture

1. Ana MESNER 30 popular stories

2. Natasha Salgado 30 popular stories

3. Mary T. 28 popular stories

4. Candy L. 26 popular stories

5. Dalia H. 26 popular stories

6. Laura H. 25 popular stories

7. Candy B. 25 popular stories

8. Jason B. 25 popular stories

9. Carole K. 25 popular stories

10. Alexandra G. 24 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!