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For NFL, Pot Is a Worse Crime Than Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, NFL, Ray Rice, women, violence, law, ethics, news, crime, culture, sports, society )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - bloombergview.com
Since February, we've been waiting to hear what kind of punishment the NFL would levy on Rice after graphic footage emerged of the star running back dragging his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, out of an elevator after, police say, he beat her unconscious.
Enough's Enough: Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell to Take Violence Against Women Seriously ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, violence, women, society, sports, NFL, culture, ethics, humans, interesting, news, crime, rights, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Violence against women is an obvious,long-term problem facing the NFL. Arrests of players for domestic violence and sexual assault continue,but the league has done little or nothing. Commissioner Roger Goodell has issued longer suspensions for pot smoking
Rio Favela Hosts People's Cup For Communities Suffering Evictions and Police Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Brazil, Rio, Favela, Sao Paulo, FIFA World Cup, abuse, activists, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, government, politics, rights, violence, sports, world, police )

Betsy
- 58 days ago - portside.org
A Rio de Janeiro favela hosts People's Cup for communities affected by FIFA restrictions, police violence, evictions and home demolitions. "World Cup For Whom" hosts 2nd annual competition.
Rangers Beat Canadiens, 1-0, to Reach Stanley Cup Final
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, usa, NY Rangers, goodnews, GoodNews )

Cal
- 63 days ago - latimes.com
Dominic Moore's second period goal for New York punched the Rangers' ticket to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1994. The Rangers defeated the Canadiens, 1-0, in Game 6 to win the series 4 games to 2
FOREIGN SECRETARY: HELP STOP THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN IN TOURISM *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, children, crime, culture, ethics, family, humans, law, media, police, rights, sadness, society, sports, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 88 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
I am appalled by the news that British nationals are sexually abusing children in destinations around the world. Right now, I am particularly concerned about the countless vulnerable children in Brazil who are at a heightened risk of exploitation and...
LA Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Banned for Life, Fined $2.5 Million for Racist Remarks (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, NBA, Donald Sterling, sports, society, ethics, media, news )

Carrie
- 94 days ago - rawstory.com
Silver said an investigation into the recordings, which were revealed over the weekend, showed that Sterling had made the comments. Silver also said he would use his authority to ask the NBA board of governors to force a sale of the team.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar On Donald Sterling And Our Collective Failings
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, descrimination, society, ethics, family, culture, news, sadness, rights, freedoms, corruption, crime, media, sports, celebrity )

Carrie
- 94 days ago - time.com
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Welcome to the Finger-Wagging Olympics. It's time to look at ourselves -- and our collective moral outrage -- in the mirror, says former NBA player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Boston Marathon: Five Runners and Why They'Ll Be at the Starting Line
Society & Culture  (tags: recovery, bostom Marathon bombings, healing, news, humans, americans, safety, society, sports )

Cal
- 107 days ago - csmonitor.com
There have since been many more milestones - moments of courage, of healing - as Boston has rebounded from the attack last year. There are still more ahead.
Students Form Wall Around Missouri Stadium to Block Westboro Protest Against Gay Player (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, safety, rights, ethics, Westboro Baptist Church, religion, freedoms, activists, gayrights, sports )

Carrie
- 163 days ago - rawstory.com
Hundreds of students formed a human wall around the basketball stadium at the University of Missouri on Saturday because the Westboro Baptist Church had pledged to protest gay football player Michael Sam.
NFL Prospect Michael Sam Comes Out As Gay
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, ethics, culture, gayrights, rights, news, society )

Cal
- 172 days ago - npr.org
On Sunday, in interviews with and on , Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam said that he is gay.
Change the MASKOT Name ! - PLEASE SIGN !!
Society & Culture  (tags: SUPER BOWL, SUPERBOWL ADS, WASHINGTON REDSKINS, NATIVE AMERICANS, MASKOT, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, ethics, humanrights, culture, americans, history, society, sports, education )

Angelika
- 178 days ago - front.moveon.org
The Super Bowl Ad You Didn't See Sign the petition if you support a name change for the Washington Redskins.
OP-ED: Super Bowl Sunday Is America's Biggest Religious Holiday
Society & Culture  (tags: Super Bowl, religion, obcession, politics, transportation, society, religion, news, ethics, culture, americans, sports )

Cal
- 179 days ago - theweek.com
A decline in formal religious participation makes this game the event of the year
Colbert Brokers Super Bowl Bet Between Mile High City and Absolutely Baked Seattle (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Stephen Colbert, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, Super Bowl, society, sports, media )

Carrie
- 180 days ago - rawstory.com
In his last episode before this Sunday's Super Bowl -- or "Superb Owl," as he is calling it -- Stephen Colbert addressed the many ways in which the legalization of marijuana intersects with this particular game.
Here's An Ad About R--Skins That Its Makers Don't Have the Money to Show During Sunday's Superbowl (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Native Americans, ethics, rights, sports, society, culture, humans )

Carrie
- 181 days ago - dailykos.com
That wonderful video, "Proud to Be," was released by the National Congress of American Indians just in time for the Super Bowl in its effort to eliminate the offensive R--skins from the national vocabulary and let people know that we Indians are not...
17 Marijuana-Packed Recipes To Celebrate The Stoner Bowl: AKA the Bud Bowl, Aka Super Bowl XLVIII(TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Legal Marijuana, Super Bowl XLVIII, cooking, recipes, fun, society, humans, news, sports, freedoms, interesting, media )

Carrie
- 183 days ago - buzzfeed.com
If this strikes you as an opportunity to do something clever to celebrate then you're not alone. Not to be left out of the fun, BuzzFeed Food editors asked some of our favorite cannabis cooking experts to share their Super Bowl recipes for this post.
 

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