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Society & Culture

The Body in the Street -- Charles P. Pierce
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 30 days ago - esquire.com
I keep coming back to one simple moment, one ghastly fact. One image, from which all the other images have flowed. They left the body in the street. Dictators leave bodies in the street.
UNICEF: 1 in 10 Girls Raped or Sexually Abused Before Age 20 Worldwide
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, safety, sexual abuse, world, sadness, abuse, culture, law, politics, crime, children, rights, news )

Cal
- 16 days ago - theweek.com
On Thursday, UNICEF reported that 120 million girls and young women are forced into sexual intercourse or other sex acts before age 20.
Change the Name of Chivington, Colorado ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Sandy Creek massacre, indigenous rights, Chivington, families, culture )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - change.org
In remembrance of the 150 year anniversary of this massacre of the estimated 150 innocent Cheyenne and Arapaho men, women, and children brutally and unjustly killed at Sand Creek, I would ask that you change the name of the town of Chivington, Colorado...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Towns Don't Need Tanks: Our Communities Are Not War Zones
Society & Culture  (tags: police, society, safety, police vs. the public military grade wea, government, ethics, crime, culture, americans, politics, law, freedoms, usa, rights )

Cal
- 22 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Justice are funneling billions of dollars to state and local law enforcement agencies every year to help them purchase military weaponry and equipment. What business do DOD, DHS, and DOJ have funding a wa
Muslims Sexually Enslaving Children: A Global Phenomenon
Society & Culture  (tags: Rape, girls, protections, Muslims, Islam, abuse, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, law, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Ge
- 14 days ago - meforum.org
As shocking as the Muslim-run sex ring in Rotherham, England may seem to some--1,400 British children as young as 11 plied with drugs before being passed around and sexually abused in cabs and kabob shops--the fact is that this phenomenon is immensely wi
Cop Who Threatened to 'F*Cking Kill' Reporter During Ferguson Protests Officially Resigns
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, Ray Albers, resignation, police, law, media, interesting, rights, society, violence, freedoms, crime, culture, ethics )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - rawstory.com
At a protest on Aug. 19, Ray Albers, a police officer in the neighboring community of St. Ann, pointed his rifle at a Ferguson protester during a heated verbal exchange, an episode that was captured on video and widely circulated on social media.
The Data Brokers: Selling Your Personal Information
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, selling personal inforamtion, dishonesty, priavacy rights, corporate list selling, data brokers, government, usa, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, politics )

Cal
- 28 days ago - cbsnews.com
Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion-dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight
RIP: Joan Rivers Overcame the 'Handicap of a Woman Comic'
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, culture, society, women, JoanRivers, celebrity )

Cal
- 16 days ago - artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com
Joan Rivers, the irreverent comedian known for her sharp wit and sharper tongue, died Thursday in Manhattan. She was 81.
Death Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust, anti-Semitism, Muslims, Islam, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Ge
- 14 days ago - aish.com
It never occurred to me that my family and I would be sentenced to death again for the crime of being born Jewish.
GoFundMe: Stop Profiting From Racially-Motivated Donors, Celebrating Michael Brown's Death ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, internet, violence )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing of Michael Brown. Join our campaign demanding that GoFundMe return these profits and take down Darren Wilson fundraising
SACKED: Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice After Video Emerges of Him Slugging His FiancéE
Society & Culture  (tags: women, abuse, society, sports, NFL, Ray Rice, ethics, culture, violence )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - rawstory.com
The Baltimore Ravens have terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice after the release Monday of video showing him brutally beat his then-fiancée.
What Your 1st-Grade Life Says About the Rest of It
Society & Culture  (tags: study, Americans, children, education, environment, family, society, culture, freedoms, sadness, abuse, crime, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Inside the ground-breaking and ultimately saddening 25-year study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers Karl Alexander and Doris Entwisle, that examined 314 people from the first grade all the way to adulthood at age 28.Americans,
Jordan's LGBT Community Fears Greater Intolerance
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, gayrights, Jordan, safety, politics, law, government, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights )

Cal
- 20 days ago - ipsnews.net
As the region is rocked by violence against a backdrop of the rise of radical groups, Jordan's lesbian gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community fears that new instability in the Hashemite kingdom could lead to increased intolerance towards the commun
The End of Liberal Zionism
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Liberal Zionism, politics, government, freedoms, violence, culture, ethics, rights, society, sadness, world, crime, death, news, war, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, interesting )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - nytimes.com
The attacks on freedom of speech and human rights organizations in Israel, the land-grabbing settler movement, a growing strain of anti-Arab and anti-immigrant racism, extremist politics, and a powerful, intolerant religious right -- this mixture has...
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.
 

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