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Why Hungry Seniors Aren't Getting Enough To Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry, seniors, food, hunger, society, politics, ethics, americans, law, health, government )

Cal
- 7 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
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
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
Amidst the outrageous police presence in Ferguson, a look at how local law enforcement is turning communities into war zones.
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
- 3 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."
By Undermining Human Rights Workers in Gaza, New York Times Strengthens Israeli Impunity
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, New York Times, international law, human rights, abuse, ethics, society, dishonesty, politics, violence, corruption, death )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel's latest operation is one in a series of severe violations of international law, which amount to war crimes. Israel's repeat violations are driven by a lack of accountability. Our work aims to hold perpetrators to account achieve justice per...
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
- 2 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...
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
- 4 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.
GOOD NEWS! ALS Patient Devotes Life to Random Acts of Kindness
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, society, Chris Rosati, acts of kindness, making a difference )

Cal
- 4 days ago - cbsnews.com
Steve Hartman reconnects with Chris Rosati, a man who has devoted the rest of his life to encouraging others to commit acts of kindness.
'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
- 3 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.
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
- 3 days 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.
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
- 2 days 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...
Medical Examiner Tells Fox: Pot in System Could Have Made Michael Brown Act 'Crazy' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'reefer madness', society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, crime, violence, news, police )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
The medical examiner who carried out a private autopsy on slain Missouri teenager Michael Brown suggested that reefer madness might have been to blame in the unarmed teen's death. Brown had traces of marijuana in his system on the day he was killed.
OP-ED: How Dare Mayor De Blasio Tell New Yorkers To Submit to the NYPD
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, crime, americans, police, politics, society, safety, law, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.vice.com
With some incredulity-provoking remarks, the mayor did the equivalent of asking a well-reasoned atheist to get on their knees and pray anyway. He asked us to trust the police.
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
- 2 days 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.
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
- 4 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".
'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
- 4 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.
 

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