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Paul McCartney Calls for End to Commercial Seal Hunt, Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Paul Mccartney, Seal Hunt, canada humane society international, activists, death, government, humans, murder, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - cbc.ca
Former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is once again calling for an end to the commercial seal hunt off Canada's East Coast. McCartney appeals for a stop to what he calls a "senseless slaughter" in a statement released by Humane Society International.
Gwyneth Paltrow Admits She Couldn't Finish Food Stamp Challenge: 'I Would Give Myself a C-'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Food Stamps, family, society, celebrity, women, children, humans, interesting, news, ethics, culture, government )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - greatideas.people.com
Last week, Gwyneth Paltrow announced that she would live on $29 worth of groceries for one week. Because thatâEUR(TM)s what low-income families who rely on food stamps are forced to survive on. Mario Batali had challenged Paltrow to participate in the ...
Vandals Attack Christian Graveyard in Northern Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Christians, abuse, freedoms, ethics, Jewish extremists, crime, law, rights, government, society, culture, violence, religion, news, police )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - rawstory.com
Police opened an investigation after receiving a report about damage to a number of graves at a Christian cemetery in the village of Kufr Bir'im, spokeswoman Luba Samri said, indicating that the tombstones were 'broken and displaced'.
European Parliament Members Demand 'Pressure' on Israel to Free Palestinian Lawmakers
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, EU, Human Rights, ethics, government, freedoms, politics, humans, abuse, activists, society, interesting, law, news, rights, dishonesty, crime )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Fifty-eight members of the European Parliament have called on the EU to put 'pressure' on Israel to release Khalida Jarrar and other members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) from its prisons.
Boston Marathon Surveillance Raises Privacy Concerns Long After Bombing
Society & Culture  (tags: surveilllance, police, law enforcement, privacy rights, government, politics, news, society, freedoms, culture, ethics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
The same way that televisions have gotten higher resolutions through the years, so have video cameras
Black Lives Matter Activists in South Carolina Demand Reform After Police Killing of Walter Scott
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, police, Black Lives Matter, race, americans, freedoms, society, news, law, ethics, corruption, education, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - truth-out.org
Cries of "black lives matter" continue to ring out across the country after new police killings of unarmed African Americans.
Sign the Petition: Tell Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share
Society & Culture  (tags: news, money, business, corporate, economy, ethics, finance, socialsecurity, republicans, democrats, obama, congress, government, dishonesty, law, politics, society, safety, sadness )

Robert
- 2 days ago - signforgood.com
LetâEUR(TM)s make sure these profitable corporations pay what they owe. The Obama Administration can use executive actions to close egregious loopholes and stop corporations from hiding profits in offshore tax havens like the Cayman Islands.
Nigeria's President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari Says He Can't Promise To Find Chibok Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Nigeria, Boko Haram, missing girls, violence, safety, government, family, children, ethics, abuse, society, freedoms, sadness, women, politics )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A solemn march was held to remember the 219 girls seized from their boarding school in Chibok by gunmen from the Boko Haram extremist group. In Nigeria's capital of Abuja, 219 girls paraded in the streets, with each carrying a placard bearing a name.
Before Prayers Finished Friday, Israeli Military Began Firing Teargas Canisters and Rubber-Coated Bullets
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, violence, Israeli military, Human Rights, safety, sadness, politics, government, ethics, humans, children, abuse, freedoms, rights, society, news, crime )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The Israeli military did not even wait for Kafr Qaddum's Friday demonstration to start before firing at the crowd of demonstrators today. Before prayers had finished the Israeli military began firing at the demonstration with teargas, stun grenades ...
ACTION: Former Prisoner and Current Law Student Salah Hamouri Banned From West Bank ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, Salah Hamouri, ethics, education, law, humans, freedoms, society, politics, government, rights )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - samidoun.net
Hamouri is a law student at Al-Quds University-Abu Dis with courses in Ramallah, where he must take a qualifying exam in July in order to become a lawyer. This arbitrary military order will prevent him from completing his studies and obtaining his ...
Despite Laws And Lawsuits, Quota-Based Policing Lingers
Society & Culture  (tags: profiling, quotas, policing, law, ethics, crime, culture, safety, sadness, police, law, humans, government, rights, society )

Cal
- 13 days ago - npr.org
One of the dirty secrets in law enforcement that no one likes to talk about is quotas. Police departments routinely deny requiring officers to deliver a set number of tickets or arrests. But critics say that kind of numbers-based policing is real
BREAKING NEWS::Palestinian Leader, Parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar Arrested By Israeli Occupation Forces ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, world, Human Rights, women, society, violence, safety, politics, government, freedoms, ethics, family, rights, sadness, dishonesty, law, news, humans )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - samidoun.net
In the early morning hours Thurs., April 2, over 60 Israeli occupation soldiers raided the home of Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar, a prominent leftist leader, feminist, & human rights advocate, arresting her, kicking down the door, & holding
Univ. of Southampton Cancels Conference After Government, Israel Lobby Pressure
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Israel, Israel Lobby, ethics, University of Southampton, freedoms, dishonesty, society, culture, interesting, news, abuse, law, politics, education, crime, government, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The organizers of a planned conference on Israel say they are considering emergency legal action against the UK's University of Southampton after administrators withdrew permission for the event.
Israeli Government Spreads Racist Caricature of Arabs on Facebook, Twitter
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, racism, Israeli government, society, culture, ethics, sadness, politics, government, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, rights, safety, religion, abuse, media, internet )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's supposed apology for his incitement against Palestinian citizens of Israel during Israel's recent election campaign, his government continues to spread anti-Arab hatred.
Are Climate Change Deniers Funding Attack on Palestine Activism?
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, BDS, Zionists, world, business, corporations, climate-change deniers, government, ethics, society, politics, culture, environment, freedoms, humans, rights, violence )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Last weekend, Zionist activists paid up to $1,000 each to attend a conference in Los Angeles on the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
 

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