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The Greatest Threat to Traditional Churches Isn't Liberalism -- It's the Men Who Run Them
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, religious insttitutions, the church, scandals, politics, news, freedoms, culture, society, religion, law, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - theweek.com
In a hyper-connected era when it's hard to hide anything, the churches' scandals will out
Overturn Ban on Homosexual Activity --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Jamaica, Caribbean, buggery laws, homophobia, protests, religion, rights, society, culture, education, gayrights )

Lynn
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
An antiquated, colonial-era law outlawing homosexual activity in the Caribbean is withstanding attempts at eradication due to rampant homophobia. The ... the repeal of so-called buggery laws, but mass protest has prevented any reform.
Doctors Evacuate Patients After Israel Bombs Hospital (TEXT and ENGLISH AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: International Law, world, Palestine, Israel, hospital, patients, sadness, safety, society, rights, violence, crime, ethics, culture, news, politics, health )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - electronicintifada.net
After a week of threats and "warning rocket" fire last Friday on the al-Wafa rehab and geriatric hospital in eastern Gaza City, the Israeli army heavily shelled the building just hours ago and caregivers are scrambling to evacuate the most vulnerable...
Israeli Calls for Palestinian Blood Ring at Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, human rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, politics, government, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, news, murder, humans, crime )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - electronicintifada.net
On the eve of Abu Khudair's lynching, Member of Knesset (Israel's parliament) and government faction whip Ayelet Shaked issued a call over Facebook to ethnically cleanse the land, declaring "the entire Palestinian people is the enemy."
Sacrifice, Suffering and Struggle: MLK's Message Resonates in Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Martin Luther King Jr., racism, ethics, culture, rights, politics, government, humans, sadness, safety, society, violence, murder, media, news, death, dishonesty, crime )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The voices of angry Israeli mobs chanting "death to Arabs" are echoing in the streets of Jerusalem. Online video footage shows Palestinians being chased off public transportation, thrown into lakes and attacked on the street.
OP-ED: America Is Ripe For Authoritarianism
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, obama, military, police, politics, society, ethics, culture, safety, rights, freedoms )

Cal
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
The pitiful state of the economy makes the U.S. vulnerable.
AN UNKNOWN HERO: Daring Rescue Days Before the Fall of Saigon
Society & Culture  (tags: society, goodnews, GoodNews, news, interesting, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
The little known story of a young, American banker's 1975 return to Vietnam to save his stranded Vietnamese colleagues and their families
Limbaugh: 'Eerie' Crash of Malaysian Flight Is An 'Opportunity' to Save Obama From Border Crisis (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Rush Limbaugh, news, ethics, death, humans, society, sadness, politics, dishonesty, corruption )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
"I don't want to appear to be callous here, folks," he continued. "But you talk about an opportunity to abandon the bad Obama news at the border!" Limbaugh insisted that he wasn't "suggesting anything other than how the media operates."
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Ready to Return to Active Duty, Can Leave Base (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: military, government, society, Bergdahl, Army investigation, health )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - nbcnews.com
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is ready to return to active duty, military sources told NBC News on Monday. He will probably be assigned a desk job at Fort Sam Houston in Texas while the Army investigates his 2009 disappearance from an outpost in Afghanistan.
No Solutions: Laws to Make Everything About Homelessness Illegal Have Increased Dramatically
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, laws against homelessness, society, policitics, rights, freedoms, law, policy, safety, usanews )

Cal
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
A new report finds these laws are being passed with wide voter approval, in cities that offer few alternatives for those living on the streets.
Glenn Beck Defends Book That Claims Whites Were the 'Worst Victims' of American Slavery (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Glenn Beck, racism, ethics, dishonesty, politics, society, interesting )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
The group Americans United for Separation of Church and State has criticized Heritage Academy, a charter school in Arizona, for using Cleon Skousen's The 5000 Year Leap in a 12th-grade history class.
Politician Tells Tall Tale of a Bus Full of Migrant Kids, Turns Out It Was a School Bus Headed to Summer Camp (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: government, politics, children, society, racism, migrant children, law, ethics, sadness, rights, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
I have to imagine most of you, except of course our right wing trolls, are as appalled and even depressed at the display of raw racist hatred that has been emanating from the right in recent weeks with regards to the exploding number of unaccompanied...
Override of the Supreme Court's Birth Control Decision *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, politics, society, women )

Frans
- 6 days ago - dccc.org
In the Hobby Lobby case, the Supreme Court declared that corporations can deny women birth control coverage. But now, Democrats in Congress have developed legislation overriding the Supreme Court's wrong-headed decision....
Hamas: Israeli Soldier Captured
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Human Rights, prisoner, soldiers, ethics, death, freedoms, humans, news, safety, society, world, culture, law, politics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - wbaltv.com
Hamas claimed it captured an Israeli soldier Sunday on the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza. The solider was taken during an early morning operation, according to Abu Obeida, a spokesman for Hamas' military wing,
Harrowing Images of Gaza Neighborhood Hit Hardest By Israel (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, human rights, Israel, Gaza, politics, ethics, death, dishonesty, freedoms, news, humans, violence, women, children, family, law )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Israeli forces bombarded a neighborhood in Gaza overnight Sunday. According to Reuters, at least 70 Palestinians were reported killed in what was the heaviest bombardment in Israel's 13-day offensive.
 

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