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No Justice, No Peace -- in Gaza or Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Gaza, justice, peace, equality, human rights, world, society, law, police, government, crime, murder, death, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, violence, rage humans )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
When Palestinians and Black Americans (among many, many other disenfranchised peoples) need to continuously work to convince the world of their humanity and their deserving of dignity, equality, and value--it is appropriate to rage against these systems...
RIP Here's Some of James Foley's Finest Reporting for GlobalPost
Society & Culture  (tags: James Foley, media, crime, culture, rights, religion, politics, sadness )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - globalpost.com
Although he was killed by Islamic State militants, Jim's quest to chronicle modern war lives on through his selfless journalism.
Cop Barred From Ferguson Protests After Telling Reporter, 'I'M Going to F*Cking Kill You' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, police, violence, dishonesty, ethics, crime, culture, sadness, society, rights, freedoms, corruption, safety )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - rawstory.com
A police officer in Ferguson, Missouri was removed from duty on Wednesday after being caught on video threatening to kill a reporter during the latest demonstration in the city. STRONG LANGUAGE!
8-Year-Old Endured Horrific Abuse Before Mom and Boyfriend Beat Him to Death: Witnesses
Society & Culture  (tags: Antelope Valley California, child abuse, death, social service, foster care, family, children, ethics, law, sadness, safety, society, crime, violence )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - rawstory.com
Sworn testimony revealed that he was forced to eat rotten food, feces and his own vomit. He was repeatedly locked in a tiny cabinet with a sock shoved into his mouth to muffle his screams.
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
- 1 day 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.
Personal Essay: When the Sea Comes to Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Gaza, human rights, human suffering, USA, violence, society, world, sadness, safety, humans, ethics, family, culture, children )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
The mystery of Gaza was always associated in my mind with my father, whom I never really knew. It was a symbol of the unknown, the faraway place where he lived as a child after his family's village, Barbara -- was destroyed by Israel in 1948.
'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
- 2 days 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
- 2 days 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
- 2 days 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."
'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
- 2 days 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
- 3 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.
Westboro Church to Picket Funeral of Robin Williams, Calling It 'Carcass Worship Fest'
Society & Culture  (tags: Robin Williams, funeral, Westboro Baptist Church, religion, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, society, death, media, corruption, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Members of controversial Westboro Baptist Church have announced plans to picket the funeral of the late actor/comedian Robin Williams. The notorious church made the announcement on their Twitter page, calling the funeral a "carcass worship fest".
MOROCCO: JUSTICE FOR ALI, TORTURED BY SECURITY FORCES *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, humans, rights, sadness, society, world )

Frans
- 6 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....
RIP: Lauren Bacall Dies at 89; Iconic Film Legend Known as 'The Look'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, obituary, movies, Bacall, americans, culture, media, news, sadness )

Cal
- 8 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Ms. Bacall was one of the last surviving major stars of the studio system, which flourished from the silent-movie era to the dawn of the television age.
Screen Legend Lauren Bacall Has Died (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Lauren Bacall, obituary, celebrity, death, women, world, movies, society, culture, sadness )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - people.com
Lauren Bacall, the sultry presence who first hit movie screens in 1944 and then went on to play a series of sophisticated, tough-as-nails roles for the next six decades - even in real life - has died, the Humphrey Bogart Estate announced.
 

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