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BREAKING NEWS: Shots Fired Near Capitiol
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, confusion, DC, Fear )

Kit
- 330 days ago - nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com
The United States Capitol was placed on lockdown Thursday afternoon after a woman tried to ram a car into the White House gate, was chased by Secret Service and exchanged shots with police, sources said.
Why Does Friday the 13th Scare Us So Much?
Society & Culture  (tags: Friday the 13th, society, culture, religion, humans, fear, world, interesting )

Carrie
- 351 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
It's Friday the 13th, and millions of people are on edge, fearing a calamity with personal or global repercussions-a broken leg, a stock market crash, or the trigger pulled for World War III.
Afghan Girls/Women Leaving the Country or School/Jobs Out of Fear, Increasing Violence Against Them, Government Disinterest
Society & Culture  (tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Women, Fear, Brain Drain, abuse, children, corruption, culture, education, freedoms, government, politics, religion, rights, society, violence, women )

Rob and J
- 816 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Worsening security, rising violence, school attacks, the Afghan government's lack of committment to equality & tackling high rates of ill-treatment of women at home & the workplace, all add to women's growing fears for after the NATO 2014 pull-out
How to Liberate America
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, fear, freedoms, government, JOBS, insecurity, inactive Congress, politics, society )

Kit
- 1136 days ago - yesmagazine.org
How is it that our nation is awash in money, but too broke to provide jobs and services? David Korten introduces a landmark new report, "How to Liberate America from Wall Street Rule."
Haitian Authorities Record 72,000 Deaths From Earthquake
Society & Culture  (tags: Haiti, earthquake, death, fear )

Sophie
- 1682 days ago - cnn.com
In the week since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake shattered this capital and jolted observers around the world, authorities have buried 70,000 bodies, about a third of the estimated final toll, officials said Tuesday.
MAUREEN DOWD - Boy, Oh, Boy
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, southern, politics, racism, obama, foreigner, socialist, fascist, marxist, racist, commie, nazi, cad, snake, foreigner, muslim, thug, americans, civil, rights, freedom, blacks, whites, slavery, confederates, bigotry, ignorance, fear )

Tom
- 1809 days ago - nytimes.com
I've been loath to admit that the frantic efforts to paint our first black president as the Other, a foreigner, socialist, fascist, Marxist, racist, Commie, Nazi; a cad who would snuff old people; a snake who would indoctrinate kids - had to do with race.
Horror of Kenya's 'Witch' Lynchings
Society & Culture  (tags: Society, Kenya, abuse, violence, culture, beliefs, fear, crime, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence )

Dee
- 1888 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Villagers, many straight from their farms, and armed with machetes, sticks and axes, are shouting and crowding round in a big group in Kenya's fertile Kisii district.
Sign Petition: Protect All People From Hate Crimes
Society & Culture  (tags: hate, crime, fear, prejudice, rascism, gay bashing, anti-semitism, violence, society, rights, safety, police, law, humans, government, freedoms, culture, americans, abuse, sexual orientation, gender, disability, color, religion, national origin )

Tom
- 1925 days ago - change.org
The House of Representatives passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act. The Senate version, the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act (S. 909) is currently under consideration and senators need to hear from their constituents.
Low-Flying Planes Cause Panic in NYC
Society & Culture  (tags: society, New York, fear, panic, planes near ground zero, usa )

Dee
- 1949 days ago - calgarysun.com
NEW YORK (AP) -- A low-flying Boeing 747 escorted by two fighter jets as part of a federal government photo opportunity over lower Manhattan caused a brief panic among workers near ground zero on Monday.
'The Shock Doctrine'---Naomi Klein & Alfonso Cuaron [Video]   video
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, safety, FEAR )

Janet
- 2109 days ago - youtube.com
A small yet instructive film about the way politics has become just a series of sudden disasters, that lead us into SHOCK, making it possible to get 'things' by us that we rationally would never allow to occur...
And Now It's Time for What's Your Phobia?
Society & Culture  (tags: phobias, fear, psychology, anxiety )

RC
- 2144 days ago - cnn.com
I suppose to the people who suffer from the phobias outlined in this piece it's not funny, but I found it entertaining and reassuring...there are people out there weirder than I am. Offers advice on how to cope with phobias at the end of the article.
Embracing Life
Society & Culture  (tags: life, death, fear, living fully, the future, optimism, hope )

RC
- 2235 days ago - philly.com
A great reminder to live in the moment...as the author says, "All fear is fear of the future." These days that's kind of hard to avoid, what with the chaos and uncertainty that surrounds us. But - carpe diem - and enjoy it!
Racism, Hatred and Southern Justice Are Alive and Well in Jena Louisiana
Society & Culture  (tags: Racism, Hate, Crime, Noose, Children, Ethics, Law, School Board, Fear, abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, education, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, police, politics, safety )

Raven
- 2542 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Outsiders need to stay away." That's what Billy Fowler of the school board in Jena, Louisiana, said about those who have raised concerns about the sentencing imposed on six African American boys -- ages 15-17 -- facing 100 years in prison
   

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