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

- 787 days ago -
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 )

- 808 days ago -
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 )

- 1273 days ago -
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 )

- 1593 days ago -
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 )

- 2139 days ago -
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.
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 )

- 2265 days ago -
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 )

- 2345 days ago -
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 )

- 2381 days ago -
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 )

- 2406 days ago -
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 )

- 2565 days ago -
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 )

- 2600 days ago -
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 )

- 2691 days ago -
A great reminder to live in the 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 )

- 2999 days ago -
"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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