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Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?
Society & Culture  (tags: education, crime, politics, society, economy, colleges as a business, administrators thriving, abuse, news, government )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - truth-out.org
Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators--unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt)―are thriving.
Throwback Thursday Protect Texas Textbooks ~ Jon Stewart VIDEO ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Texas, school children, history textbooks, Jon Stewart, Throwback Thursday, children, education, ethics, society, freedoms, politics, government, rights )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - tfn.org
In a weekly series we're calling ThrowbackTexas, Jon Stewart gives you a great primer on exactly how partisan, revisionist and petty the Texas SBOE can be. Watch the video, add your name in support of honest, accurate history textbooks for Texas schools.
NRA's 'Everyone Gets A Gun' Plan: Kids Must Pass Shooting Tests to Advance in School (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, US Gun Policy, children, crime, death, ethics, law, politics, humans, society, safety, government, education )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
NRA commentator Billy Johnson this week proposed that children be forced to learn shooting skills in order to graduate as part of a plan to enact "gun-required zones" in the United States, and use taxpayer money to subsidize firearm purchases.
Sayed Kashua: Why I Have to Leave Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Arab-Israeli author, Israel, freedoms, hate, society, culture, education, children, ethics, government, sadness, rights, safety, world, violence )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
The Arab-Israeli author moved to Jerusalem as a child and has devoted his life to telling Israelis the Palestinian story. But last week he decided to emigrate with his family to the US
Overturn Ban on Homosexual Activity --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Jamaica, Caribbean, buggery laws, homophobia, protests, religion, rights, society, culture, education, gayrights )

Lynn
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
An antiquated, colonial-era law outlawing homosexual activity in the Caribbean is withstanding attempts at eradication due to rampant homophobia. The ... the repeal of so-called buggery laws, but mass protest has prevented any reform.
How the South Is Becoming a Solid Band of Poverty: One in Three Live in Poor Neighborhoods
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, society, usa, the south, culture, economy, americans, education, government, politics, usa )

Cal
- 24 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
In the South, more than 30percent live in high poverty areas, which have at least 20percent of residents living below the federal poverty line--More than 25percent of the country - 77million Americans - lives in high poverty areas
Stop Child Slaves From Being Trafficked to Lake Volta, Ghana *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 32 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Every year thousands of children in Ghana are sent to Lake Volta, to a life of modern slavery in the fishing industry. Some are callously sold by their families. Others are sent in ignorance by parents who believe traffickers' promises of an education...
In Yabbies And Cappuccino, A Culinary Lifeline For Aboriginal Youth
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, government, education, aborigines, children, world, society, culture, politics, law, interesting )

Cal
- 41 days ago - npr.org
The school is also helping to reconnect them to their culture, disrupted when many of their grandparents were kidnapped off the land, forced into missionary schools and denied the right to vote until the 1960s.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Stand Up for Native Children
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, Native AMerican children, study, failure, society, sadness, rights, child, ethics, law, news, politics, government )

Cal
- 42 days ago - signforgood.com
Native children are more likely to be victims of child abuse and end up in foster homes. They have lower high school and college graduation rates and tragically have a suicide rate that's 2.5 times the national average.
White People Think One Black Person's Success Proves Racism Is Over
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, racial discrimination, rights, freedoms, education, society, culture, media, government, politics )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
As the votes were tallied for the 2008 presidential election, conservative pundit William Bennett weighed in on the election's significance. You don't take any excuses anymore from anybody who says, 'The deck is stacked.'"
How Can You Help the Homeless?
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, help, philanthropy, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 51 days ago - upworthy.com
I've Often Wondered How I Can Personally Help Homeless People. I Just Found A Great Idea. Short video from UpWorthy.
The 5 Awkward Times Experts Shut Down News Anchors By Being Experts - Video
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, experts, family, government, politics, safety, Science, society )

Kit
- 51 days ago - upworthy.com
These are just the times experts talked back when news hosts were misleading viewers. What happens when these experts aren't around?
13 Things You Need to Know About Bowe Bergdahl
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, gossip, law, media, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 51 days ago - rollingstone.com
The late Michael Hastings wrote the definitive magazine profile of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for Rolling Stone in June 2012. This is an Update.
Useless Facts That Will Melt Your Mind *** Video ***
Society & Culture  (tags: education, family, humans, interesting, society, world )

Frans
- 51 days ago - za.news.yahoo.com
You may never actually use this information - but you will sound smarter than anybody else :)
"Men's Rights" and the Septic Tank of History -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, law, police, politics, religion, sadness, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 51 days ago - truth-out.org
In 1995, several young boys in western Ireland came across something buried beneath a cracked piece of concrete. It turned out to be the septic tank for an old building, demolished decades earlier, that had been known as The Home.
 

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