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No Shelter From Winter Rains for Thousands in Gaza (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, reconstruction, weather, winter rains, shelter, world, society, children, families, humans, rights, ethics, safety, sadness, health, news, government )

CarrieSIC
- 6 days ago - electronicintifada.net
"People live a desperate life," says The Electronic Intifada's Rami Almeghari about families without shelter in Khuzaa, a village in southeastern Gaza, which was heavily destroyed during Israel's summer assault.
What NFL Cheerleaders Did Mid-Game Brought Everyone To Tears. Even The Players.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, sports, NFL Cheerleaders, cancer, society, family, women, americans, health, news, humans, interesting )

CarrieSIC
- 15 days ago - viralnova.com
Football fanatics aren't known for being overly friendly to the opposing sides. Players and supporters are known to be aggressively competitive, sometimes even violently so. But when the Cincinnati Bengals played the New England Patriots recently...
Why Must Gaza Wait in the Dark?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Human Rights, electricity, punishment, rights, government, ethics, society, freedoms, family, children, education, health, humans, news, sadness, safety, violence )

CarrieSIC
- 26 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In an attempt to compensate for the Israeli disruption of Gaza's power supply, the Palestinians established their first power generation plant in 2004. Ever since, Israel has regularly limited the supply of electricity and industrial fuel needed to...
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 35 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
Hundreds of Gaza Children Permanently Disabled By This Summer's Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, rehabilitation, medical care, children, disabled, society, sadness, violence, ethics, crime, freedoms, safety, health, family, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 40 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
This summer's 51 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas took a heavy toll on Gaza's children, killing 501, according to U.N. figures. It injured an additional 3,374, and though the bombs have stopped, hundreds of those children face an uncertain future
Homeless America: 'Everyone Should Be Able to Pee for Free With Dignity'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, UN study, free restrooms homeless, children, family, society, sadness, safety, rights, humans, health, freedoms, ethics )

CarrieSIC
- 61 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
More than 2.5 billion people around the world do not have access to toilets, the United Nations said Friday, mainly highlighting it as a problem for developing countries. But for many homeless Americans, finding a clean restroom can also be a challenge.
Israel Saves, Islam Rapes and Kills
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, gayrights, government, health, media, movies, murder, news, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Rahman
- 70 days ago - shariaunveiled.wordpress.com
While Israel is focused on saving the life of a Yezidi baby, pious Muslims like ISIS are focused on raping and killing Yezidis.
Artisanal Lard: Fat Gets Fancy
Society & Culture  (tags: food, diet, health, fat, lard, cooking, vegetable shortening, farmers, livestock, animal fat )

CarrieSIC
- 72 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Once the home cook's default fat for deep-frying, sautéing and baking, lard's ubiquity in the United States came to an end just over 100 years ago, with the advent of vegetable shortening, developed to make use of the surplus vegetable oils.
Why Hungry Seniors Aren't Getting Enough To Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry, seniors, food, hunger, society, politics, ethics, americans, law, health, government )

Cal
- 76 days ago - npr.org
When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished
La Cuisine Des Perdus: The Art of Eating Old Stuff
Society & Culture  (tags: world, culture, food, leftovers, delicious, waste, humans, health, society, ethics, interesting, good news, family )

CarrieSIC
- 82 days ago - theplate.nationalgeographic.com
There were leftover tortillas in my house last week, quickly going stale. There were tomatillos in the market. For a sometime Texan, this means just one thing: chilaquiles. OK, let me back up.
America's New Harvest of Shame
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, children, americans, workers rights, corproate abuse, Big Tobacco, rights, health, law )

Cal
- 86 days ago - thenation.com
Ohio Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur visited the tobacco fields of North Carolina. What she saw there should concern all Americans.
The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

CarrieSIC
- 90 days ago - newrepublic.com
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
Public Food-Shaming Is The Insidious Type Of Street Harassment No One Is Talking About
Society & Culture  (tags: women, food, diet, society, body image, rights, humans, culture, abuse, ethics, sadness, news, health )

CarrieSIC
- 94 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Hey, girl, you shouldn't be eating that. You're gonna get fat!"Of all the things you want to hear while walking to the subway at 11 p.m. on a Friday night, a man screaming at you for eating frozen yogurt on the sidewalk is not one of them.
Doctors Evacuate Patients After Israel Bombs Hospital (TEXT and ENGLISH AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: International Law, world, Palestine, Israel, hospital, patients, sadness, safety, society, rights, violence, crime, ethics, culture, news, politics, health )

CarrieSIC
- 105 days ago - electronicintifada.net
After a week of threats and "warning rocket" fire last Friday on the al-Wafa rehab and geriatric hospital in eastern Gaza City, the Israeli army heavily shelled the building just hours ago and caregivers are scrambling to evacuate the most vulnerable...
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 )

CarrieSIC
- 107 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.
 

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