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Camp That Brings Israelis And Palestinians Together Gives Them Reason To Believe In Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, hope, 'Seeds of Peace', Maine camp, Palestine, Israel, world, children, education, dialogue, freedoms, news, interesting, society, culture )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The lakeside camp was built on the notion that person-to-person contact would cement relationships, which would in turn slowly lead to broader societal change. Peace has been elusive, but former campers have taken on a bevy of projects aimed at making...
University of Northern Colorado to Add a Pet-Friendly Dorm Next Year
Society & Culture  (tags: US, University of Northern Colorado, good news, pet friendly, education, interesting, news, society )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - greeleytribune.com
It's likely to sound different, too, as nearly 40 four-legged companions will join their human friends as they take up residence at Lawrenson Hall. UNC is about to become its own rare breed with a pet friendly residence hall.
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 )

Carrie
- 20 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.
The Risk of Opposing Israel in the US
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, free speech, retaliation, Israel, Palestine, ethics, dishonesty, society, sadness, rights, abuse, politics, media, government, freedoms, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Whenever I address Israeli violence publicly I prepare for the loss of Jewish friends and for messages such as 'You will never work in Hollywood again' and 'Now I know that you hate our people, I will not employ you.' (Yes, these are actual quotes.)"
Guess Which Country the UN Says Is the World Leader at Smoking Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: UN report, world, Iceland, pot smoking, society, humans, freedoms, interesting, rights, culture )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - alternet.org
The recent United Nations 2014 World Drug Report, which broke down pot use by nation, found that 18 percent of Iceland's population lit up in 2012 (the year for which the data was collected). That's more than the average in stereotypically pot-friendly...
Texas Firearms Instructor Makes 'Classic Mistake' of Shooting Himself While Teaching Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: gun laws, gun control, firearms instructor, Texas, safety, violence, family, ethics, society, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - rawstory.com
A firearms instructor with the Hewitt Police Department is home recuperating after shooting himself while teaching his family how to properly clear a pistol. Sergeant Heath Vanek will require at least two months to recover from the surgery to repair...
Former Governor Tried To Live On The Minimum Wage For A Week, Ran Out Of Baloney
Society & Culture  (tags: minimum wage, society, Americans, ethics, family, interesting, rights, government, politics, humans )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Ted Strickland tried to live on the minimum wage for a week, and it didn't go so well. "I didn't make it," the former Democratic governor of Ohio wrote in Politico Magazine. Strickland tried to keep his expenses down but said he'd run out of cash by Thurs
The End of Liberal Zionism
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Liberal Zionism, politics, government, freedoms, violence, culture, ethics, rights, society, sadness, world, crime, death, news, war, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, interesting )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - nytimes.com
The attacks on freedom of speech and human rights organizations in Israel, the land-grabbing settler movement, a growing strain of anti-Arab and anti-immigrant racism, extremist politics, and a powerful, intolerant religious right -- this mixture has...
Love Overshadows Westboro Baptist Church's Plan to Protest Robin Williams Funeral
Society & Culture  (tags: hate, intolerance, love, compassion, good news, Planting Peace, Robin Williams, Westboro Baptist Church, society, culture, death, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - advocate.com
In keeping with our philosophy of addressing acts of hate and intolerance with compassion and love, we are inviting the public to show their respect and support of a man who spent his life making others smile, and who was always there for others.
Cop Who Pushed CNN Host Suspended -- But Not Fired -- After Video of His Racist Rant Emerges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, racism, President Obama, St. Louis County Police, Dan Page, police, society, ethics, dishonesty, news, Christian organization of Oath Keepers, media, law, interesting, rights )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
The video, posted online this past May, shows Officer Dan Page giving a speech before members of the Christian organization the Oath Keepers. At one point, he shows the audience a picture of himself in Kenya, saying he went there to search for the...
Ancient America : Northwest Coast Woodworking Tools
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, interesting, humans, society, usa )

Frans
- 28 days ago - dailykos.com
The area along the Pacific Coast north of California and between the Cascade Mountains and the ocean, is the home to many Indian nations who traditionally based their economy on the use of sea coast and river ecological resources. This is an area ...
Darren Wilson's First Job Was on a Troubled Police Force Disbanded By Authorities
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, racism, Ferguson Missouri, Jennings Missouri, ethics, culture, violence, death, law, sadness, rights, interesting )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The small city of Jennings, Mo., had a police department so troubled, and with so much tension between white officers and black residents, that the city council finally decided to disband it. Everyone in the Jennings police department was fired.
Camp Unites Israeli, Palestinian Kids In Shared Love Of Soccer As Tensions Persist In Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, children, summer camp, soccer, society, culture, interesting, news, sports )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Goals of Peace 2014 Summer Camp took place from Sunday to Wednesday in the Wadi Ara region of Israel, according to a press release. About 80 kids, ages 11 to 13, participated in soccer scrimmages, field trips and educational programming while engaging...
US Branch of the Jewish 'Family' Owes the Homeland 'Unconditional Love' -- Rosner
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli Jews, American Jews, Zionism, politics, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, world, culture, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Everything one could say about the narcissism of Israel and its most rabid defenders is right there in this post. Morality or even simple logic are totally absent.
Darren Wilson Supporters Rally in St. Louis: 'We Will Not Hide. We Will No Longer Live in Fear'
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, Darren Wilson supporters, police, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, media, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
The rally, held in a parking lot adjacent to Barney's Sports Pub, drew a small crowd relative to the size of the Ferguson rally's in support of Brown, and featured a speaker claiming to represent the online campaign Support Darren Wilson.
 

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