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8 Harsh Ways to Deal With Arab Violence, as Proposed By Israel's Ruling Party
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, society, humans, news, violence, safety, culture, activists, world, rights )

Carrie
- 19 days ago - washingtonpost.com
At the behest of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his political allies in the Israeli parliament are preparing a sweeping legislative package designed to deter terror attacks.
End Modern Day Slavery - FORCE CHANGE - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, women, society, government, ethics, crime, politics, human rights )

Beverly
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
Abolish modern day slavery in the United States.
Eric Holder: Problems Exposed By Ferguson 'Threaten The Entire Nation'
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, policing, race relations, police, politics, culture, americans, safety, society, violence, rights )

Cal
- 20 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Holder, speaking at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, said the nation needs to confront the broken relationship between many law enforcement agencies and the communities that they are supposed to serve.
Good Election News for the World's First Country to Legalize Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, marijuana laws, MARIJUANA LAWS, government )

Cal
- 20 days ago - alternet.org
Uruguay's groundbreaking marijuana law appears safe after the ruling Broad Front retained the presidency in Sunday's elections.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! This Entrepreneur Turns Leftover Cafeteria Food Into Hot Meals for Hungry People
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, hunger, making a difference, politics, ethics, culture, americans, interesting, education, society )

Cal
- 20 days ago - grist.org
Simon, 24, is cofounder of Food Recovery Network, a nonprofit organization that collects surplus food from college campuses and distributes it to hungry community members.
Laying the Foundations of a World Citizens Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, society, world, activism, citizen power, humans, media, politics )

Cal
- 24 days ago - ipsnews.net
How can civil society organizations (CSOs) build a broad movement that draws in, represents and mobilises the citizenry, and how can they effect fundamental, systemic transformation, rather than trading in incremental change?
OP-ED: RACE RELATIONS IN AMERICA: Most White People in America Are Completely Oblivious
Society & Culture  (tags: racerelations inamerica, law, law, ethics, justice, viewpoints, culture, americans, society, politics, police, news, rights, education )

Cal
- 26 days ago - alternet.org
Black people have to learn everything about white people just to stay alive. White people just don't get that.
OP-ED: The Slippery Slope of Twitter's Attempts to Stop Harassment Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: TWitter, women's rights, stopping harassment, sexual harassment online, society, politics, government, women, violence )

Cal
- 28 days ago - theweek.com
The social network's instincts are admirable. But its latest effort could easily end up as a hunt for ideological heresies.
The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, culture, americans, news, law, legacy of Native persecutin, politics, rights, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 29 days ago - motherjones.com
The Ohlone once numbered as many as 15,000 on lands stretching from the San Francisco Bay to Big Sur. But following years of enslavement under the Spanish mission system and, later, persecution by settlers, they are now largely a people in exile.
In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, crime, death, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, world, society, politics, media, sadness, news, interesting, children, abuse )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - haaretz.com
Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.
Iran Threatens to Flood Gaza With 'Millions' of Iranian Fighters
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, Gaza, Syria, Muslims, Islam, Middle East, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, politics, religion, rights, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 32 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The head of Iran's Basij paramilitary force has claimed it is raising an army of "millions" to flood Gaza and Syria to support Tehran's allies.
Four Sordid Tales of Selfishness of the Super-Rich
Society & Culture  (tags: class warfare, habits of the rich and famous, ethics, culture, family, ethics, dishonesty, police, law, politics, society, usa )

Cal
- 33 days ago - alternet.org
Perhaps delusion helps privileged people rationalize their greed.
In NPR Interview, Bill Cosby Declines To Discuss Assault Allegations
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, crime, celebrity, society, politics, Bill Cosby )

Cal
- 35 days ago - npr.org
Barbara Bowman, who in 1985 was a 17-year-old aspiring actress on the Cosby Show, says the comic actor "brainwashed me into viewing him as a father figure, and then assaulted me multiple times."
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: A Chocolate Factory With a Higher Purpose
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, interesting, philanthropy, business, acitvism, making adiffrence, society, goodnews )

Cal
- 40 days ago - csmonitor.com
Shawn Askinosie works directly with developing-world growers to sweeten their lives, too.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ft. Lauderdale: Stop Criminalizing Feeding of the Poor and Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, crime, culture, homelessness, unjust laws, society, politics, police, law, news )

Cal
- 40 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
90 year old Arnold Abbott of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl has been feeding the homeless since 1990. A new city ordinance has now made this illegal

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