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Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
Why I Give Money to Homeless People
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, philanthropy, politics, rights )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - theweek.com
It's so easy to walk by them like they don't exist. But is it right?
Groceries, Not Guns: Send Kroger a Message ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, gun laws, gun control, families, children, safety, ethics, rights, society, violence, women )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - act.everytown.org
Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the country, has policies that allow customers to openly carry guns in its stores -- where moms and their kids shop every day. Please keep your employees, customers, and their families safe from the threat of gun...
Israel Destroys Homes Of Palestinians Suspected Of Kidnapping, Killing 3 Teens In West Bank (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Hebron, violence, human rights, destruction, ethics, family, death, society, culture, sadness, rights, law, government, crime, dishonesty, freedoms )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israeli forces on Monday destroyed two houses and sealed off a third in the West Bank city of Hebron under the allegation that the owners were responsible of kidnapping and murdering three Jewish settlers near the city two months ago.
'Death to Arabs!': Jewish-Muslim Wedding Brings Out Bitter Tensions in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Muslim, Jew, racism, abuse, violence, world, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, sadness, news, rights )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Mahmud and Morel never imagined that on the happiest day of their lives, they would walk down the aisle to racist chants by extremists opposed to the marriage of a Muslim and a Jew. "Death to Arabs!" yelled the protesters who waved giant Israeli flags.
Michael Eric Dyson Spells It Out for White People: Police Won't 'Kill Your Child' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Eric Dyson, President Obama, Ferguson, racism, poverty, crime, death, culture, society, police, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, sadness, politics, safety, ethics, law )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday called on President Barack Obama to use his position to explain to white Americans that they do not continually have to fear that police would "kill your child" as African-American parents do.
Klan Heading to Ferguson to 'Guard White Businesses,' Back Shooting of 'N*Gger Criminal'
Society & Culture  (tags: KKK, racism, Ferguson Missouri, Ohio fundraiser, ethics, society, politics, dishonesty, crime, abuse, corruption, law, police, rights, sadness, safety, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members from three different states are reportedly traveling to Ohio to hold a two-day fundraiser for the officer who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown, and to "guard white businesses."
Lady GaGa's Video in Celebration of Women Winning the Right to Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, politics, freedoms, women, goodnews, rights )

Gene
- 1 day ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This has been out there for a couple years at least, but it was featured today at the Hunger Site and I found it compelling enough to share.
'Bombing the Dead' -- Max Blumenthal in Gaza (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, war crimes, world, violence, devastation, destruction, ethics, society, freedoms, humans, culture, safety, rights, murder, news, sadness )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
This slideshow might serve a war crimes inquiry; for it conveys the overwhelming and indiscriminate devastation of Israel's attack on two neighborhoods near the Israel border.
Why Are They (Armed) "Patriots" in Nevada But (Unarmed) Rioters in Ferguson?
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, Bunkerville Nevada, patriots, rioters, dishonesty, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, society, violence, sadness, humans, media, police, rights, safety, government, interesting, family, culture, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - gq.com
Why did the police occupy Ferguson and not to Bunkerville? Why "riots" in Ferguson and "patriots" in Bunkerville? There was some looting on Sunday night--not a full-scale, weapons-drawn confrontation with federal officers. But some televisions were stolen.
One Nation Under SWAT: The Militarization of America's Police
Society & Culture  (tags: police, SWAT teams, militarization, rights, ethics, crime, culture, politics, rights, safety, society, usa, police, law )

Cal
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
Amidst the outrageous police presence in Ferguson, a look at how local law enforcement is turning communities into war zones.
MOROCCO: JUSTICE FOR ALI, TORTURED BY SECURITY FORCES *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, humans, rights, sadness, society, world )

Frans
- 5 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Ali Aarrass was convicted solely on the basis of a 'confession' extracted under torture. The UN Special Rapporteur on torture and a forensic doctor visited Ali in detention and confirmed he had been tortured....
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
- 7 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.
Reality TV Star Josh Duggar Warns Conservative Christians of Obama's Gay-Friendly Agenda (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, elections, ethics, society, culture, Family Research Council, rights, family, children, politics )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
"This is about an agenda against people of Christian faith, to not allow us the room to speak or even believe what we know to be right," Duggar said. "When you talk about the issue of life, marriage, or religious liberty, I submit to you that every...
Is the Firing of Steven Salaita the Beginning of a New Blacklist?
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, politics, society, ethics, freedoms, rights, interesting, news, dishonesty, culture, education )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The most important political lesson of the Salaita case is this: criticizing the crimes of the Israeli state is the new McCarthyism. Steven Salaita is being fired because, much like suspected Communist sympathy during the Cold War, support for Palestine..
 

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