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The American Jewish Community Must Value All Life
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, American Jews, Zionism, Judaism, religion, rights, ethics, society, politics, freedoms, government, world )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - stltoday.com
When an Israeli dies, the American Jewish community is quick to mourn, to condemn their death, to pray for peace. But where is the American Jewish community when the Israeli government mistreats, invades and kills Palestinian families on a daily basis?
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
- 1 day 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
'Only God Saved Our Souls,' Says Resident of Gaza Area Pounded By Israel (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, crime, death, ethics, government, society, safety, sadness, children, women, family, humans, dishonesty, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"This is the worst I have ever seen," the physician said. "They are targeting whole families. Killing whole families. The number of children, the number of women. This is against life. This is inhumane."
Israeli Calls for Palestinian Blood Ring at Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, human rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, politics, government, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, news, murder, humans, crime )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On the eve of Abu Khudair's lynching, Member of Knesset (Israel's parliament) and government faction whip Ayelet Shaked issued a call over Facebook to ethnically cleanse the land, declaring "the entire Palestinian people is the enemy."
Sacrifice, Suffering and Struggle: MLK's Message Resonates in Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Martin Luther King Jr., racism, ethics, culture, rights, politics, government, humans, sadness, safety, society, violence, murder, media, news, death, dishonesty, crime )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The voices of angry Israeli mobs chanting "death to Arabs" are echoing in the streets of Jerusalem. Online video footage shows Palestinians being chased off public transportation, thrown into lakes and attacked on the street.
Politician Tells Tall Tale of a Bus Full of Migrant Kids, Turns Out It Was a School Bus Headed to Summer Camp (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: government, politics, children, society, racism, migrant children, law, ethics, sadness, rights, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
I have to imagine most of you, except of course our right wing trolls, are as appalled and even depressed at the display of raw racist hatred that has been emanating from the right in recent weeks with regards to the exploding number of unaccompanied...
Override of the Supreme Court's Birth Control Decision *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, politics, society, women )

Frans
- 6 days ago - dccc.org
In the Hobby Lobby case, the Supreme Court declared that corporations can deny women birth control coverage. But now, Democrats in Congress have developed legislation overriding the Supreme Court's wrong-headed decision....
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Sioux Indian Tribal Lands - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, law, government, indigenous rights, land grab, natie rights, Oglala Sioux, governement land grab, us, politics )

Cal
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
The U.S. Department of the Interior is threatening to take the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota's Badlands National Park away from the Oglala and Lakota Sioux currently living there. The area that comprises the South Unit of Badlands National
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Ready to Return to Active Duty, Can Leave Base (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: military, government, society, Bergdahl, Army investigation, health )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - nbcnews.com
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is ready to return to active duty, military sources told NBC News on Monday. He will probably be assigned a desk job at Fort Sam Houston in Texas while the Army investigates his 2009 disappearance from an outpost in Afghanistan.
John Oliver: The Rich Keep the Game Rigged While Americans Cling to False Optimism (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: John Oliver, media, TV, income inequality, class warfare, government, ethics, politics, society, rights )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
In an extended segment on HBO's Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver turned his gaze on income inequality, noting that Americans overwhelmingly believe that the system favors the rich while, at the same time, accepting it, believing they too will...
ABUSE! Drivers Get Screwed Over Constantly in America
Society & Culture  (tags: driving, police searches, civil liberties, privacy rights, governement, snopping, poitics, big brother, a-holes on patrol, society, politics, government, ethics, culture, americans, transportation, police, rights, news, freedoms, dishonesty, usa, abuse )

Cal
- 10 days ago - vice.com
In order to legally operate a motor vehicle on public roads in America today, citizens must abide an astonishing array of affronts to even the most basic concepts of civil liberty.
'Keep Calm and Carry On': The Unlikely Success of a Failed Slogan
Society & Culture  (tags: world, British History, WWII, society, interesting, government, humans )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - mashable.com
"Keep Calm and Carry On" is now one of the most recognizable slogans in British history. Its resilient message has become extraordinarily commonplace, with the phrase used to sell everything from mugs to flight bags and baby clothes.
65 Million Americans Are Not Having a Happy July 4th
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, July 4th, life, liberty, pursuit of happiness, society, ethics, law, government, interesting, humans, rights, freedoms, politics )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - alternet.org
About 20 percent of the U.S. population is left out of the promise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. While some of these sixty five million people may eat hot dogs and watch fireworks, they are left out of the July 4 promise.
16 Epic Jon Stewart Insults Worthy of Shakespeare
Society & Culture  (tags: Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, comedy, Shakespeare, TV, media, celebrity, society, culture, news, politics, government )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - alternet.org
Stewart has his own way with words (or he and his scribes do.) Too bad he took Hobby Lobby week off, but let's take a moment to remember some of his best digs, some of which sound positively Shakespearian.
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
- 18 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
 

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