START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Society & Culture

Local Jails Profit From Warehousing State Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, greed, ethics, government, crime, culture, society, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - occupy.com
As some states embark on efforts to reduce prison populations, local officials who for years have received financial incentives to house state prisoners in their jails are now faced with the threat of a loss of revenue.
Revisiting Andrea Yates 15 Years After She Drowned Her Children
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, culture, family, Mental health )

Phyllis
- 4 days ago - yahoo.com
ItâEUR(TM)s been 15 years since Andrea Yates drowned her five young children in the bathtub of their suburban Houston home in a quintuple murder that gripped the nation.
NORTHWEST TRIBES VOW TO CONTINUE OPPOSITION TO CANADIAN PIPELINE
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

Frans
- 6 days ago - earthjustice.org
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
Here Are 5 Surprising Cities Where Gentrification and Low Wages Are Pushing Out the Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, family, ethics, American cities, sadness, rights, news, environment )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
Walk down once gritty neighborhood streets in many American cities and the telltale signs may be all around you. The coffee bar on the corner selling $5 latte macchiatos, the cocktail bar, the artisan pastry shop. This is urban gentrification in action.
Bill Maher Wishes Trump a Hilarious 70th Birthday: 'Go for Broke ~ Like Your Casinos' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Humor, media, Bill Maher, Trump, society, culture, news, politics )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
Bill Maher isn't a fan of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, so he took a moment to send a very special birthday message on The Donald's 70th year.
Stand Up for Women and Girls Raped in Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 12 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across the world, the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a weapon of war and torture and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
Murders of Gays, Lesbians in US Increased Last Year: Study
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, society, culture, LGBTQ, rights, freedoms, law, ethics, family, humans, death, safety, news )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
The violence in 2015 was the highest since 2012, according to the report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP).
Take Action to Free Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar From Iranian Prison *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, world )

Frans
- 13 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canadian Professor Homa Hoodfar, a respected academic scholar and researcher on women and the family in the Middle East and the Muslim World, is being held in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. The government of Canada must urgently intervene to secure her i
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 17 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
Punish Men For Burning Girl Alive Due to Rejected Marriage Proposal
Society & Culture  (tags: burning girl alive, rejected marriage proposal, abuse, child, crime, culture, death, humans, sadness, women, world )

Lone
- 18 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Punish those responsible for burning a girl alive because she rejected a marriage proposal.
RIP: Muhammad Ali, Boxing Icon and Global Goodwill Ambassador, Dies at 74
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, Muhammad Ali, The Greatest, culture, politics, law, obituary, murder, news )

Cal
- 21 days ago - msn.com
Mr. Ali came to represent a new kind of athlete, someone who created his own style in defiance of the traditions of the past.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Free Native American Activist Imprisoned on False Charges
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonard Peltier, indigenous rights, legal injustice, society, politics, law, government, ethics, crime, culture, activists, abuse )

Cal
- 25 days ago - forcechange.com
Free Leonard Peltier, an activist in the American Indian Movement who many believe was framed for the death of two federal agents forty years ago. At a trial that consisted of coerced, conflicting testimonies, many of which have been redacted by those w
The Old West's Muslim Tamale King
Society & Culture  (tags: Hot Tamale Louie, Americans, society, culture, religion, Muslims, Wyoming, interesting, rights, politics, government )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - newyorker.com
How a South Asian immigrant became a Wyoming fast-food legend and received American citizenship ~twice.
 

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 culture

top story finders in Society & Culture

1. Nicola VeryBusy F. 10 popular stories

2. GGmaSheila D. 10 popular stories

3. natasha salgado 10 popular stories

4. AniMae C. 10 popular stories

5. Laura H. 10 popular stories

6. Frans Badenhorst 9 popular stories

7. Carole K. 9 popular stories

8. Candy L. 8 popular stories

9. Mary T. 7 popular stories

10. Trish K. 7 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!





New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!