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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
- 18 hours 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.
It Turns Out Hamas Didn't Kidnap and Kill the 3 Israeli Teens After All (UPDATED)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, middle-east, Israel, Palestine, Hamas, death, violence, dishonesty, news, murder, crime, society, politics, government, humans )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - nymag.com
When the bodies of three Israeli teenagers, kidnapped in the West Bank, were found late last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not mince words. "Hamas is responsible, and Hamas will pay," he said, initiating a campaign that...
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
- 1 day 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
FL Woman Caught on Video Calling Neighbor a 'Black F*Cking N*Gger' Insists She Is Not a Racist (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, Sarasota Florida, children, ethics, society, safety, culture, violence, crime )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
A former Sarasota school bus driver, who is the star of a video filmed by her neighbors showing her calling one neighbor a 'black f*cking n*gger,' has told a WWSB reporter that she is not a racist. Neighbors explained that this is not the first tirade...
UN Shelter for Refugees Bombed Amid Warning of 'Dire' Conditions in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: war, world, human rights, Israel, Gaza, UNRWA, death, ethics, safety, news, freedoms, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, violence )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) spokesmen Chris Gunness told Al Jazeera, "We gave the Israelis the precise GPS co-ordinates of the Beit Hanoun shelter. We were trying to co-ordinate a window [for evacuation] and that was never granted."
The Most Harrowing, Heart-Breaking Dispatches From Palestinians in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, safety, Human rights, Gaza, Palestinians, Israel, humans, freedoms, ethics, sadness, society, death, crime, politics, government, children, women, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
As Israeli forces bombard the Gaza Strip by air, land, and sea, some 1.8 million Palestinians are largely stuck inside their homes, shaken by relentless explosions, wondering if and when their turn to die will come. When death does strike,...
Birthright Is Still Leading Trips To Israel Despite The War In Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, "Birthright", free trips, travel, ethics, society, violence, children, culture, safety )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Taglit-Birthright, the group that organizes free 10-day trips to Israel for young Jewish adults, is continuing to send tours to Israel, despite the barrage of rockets flying between Israel and Gaza that caused several airlines to cancel flights to Israel.
The Palestinian Issue in Perspective
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, death, dishonesty, politics, religion, society, violence, Hamas, lies, propaganda, israel )

Ge
- 5 days ago - aim.org
The Hamas-Israel war is a test of Israel's power-projection and posture of deterrence, which directly impacts the national security of Jordan and other pro-US Arab countries. They rely on Israel's posture of deterrence in their own battle against rogue
Sayed Kashua: Why I Have to Leave Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Arab-Israeli author, Israel, freedoms, hate, society, culture, education, children, ethics, government, sadness, rights, safety, world, violence )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - theguardian.com
The Arab-Israeli author moved to Jerusalem as a child and has devoted his life to telling Israelis the Palestinian story. But last week he decided to emigrate with his family to the US
Three New Mexico Teens Charged With Killing Homeless Men
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, murder, homeless, crime, society, police, news, humans, children, family, ethics, law, sadness, violence, death )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - cnn.com
The boys -- 15, 16 and 18 -- used bricks and a metal pole to kill the men, according to a criminal complaint accusing each of them of two counts of murder. The 15-year-old told an investigator that the trio "randomly" attacked over 50 homeless people.
The Dangerous Influence of Online Hate Speech in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, hate, social media, culture, sadness, society, ethics, death, crime, violence, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The racist sentiments expressed show how Israeli society has cultivated a false "us vs. them" paradigm, leading many to mistakenly believe that violence against the state is a byproduct of cultural or religious differences, instead of understanding...
Gaza Civilians Pay Price for Combat Between Israel, Hamas
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ethics, humans, violence, sadness, safety, death, society, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
As Israelis and Palestinians continue to dispute why their conflict has reached another crescendo, one thing is certain: Ordinary Palestinians caught in the asymmetric battle are paying the heaviest price.
Gaza Hospitals Struggle to Treat Injured in Latest Israeli Airstrikes (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, hospitals, doctors, medicine, ethics, death, violence, humans, sadness, safety, rights, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
As Israel continues to pound Gaza with airstrikes -- carrying out 50 bombings overnight Monday and more throughout the day on Tuesday -- Sahbani expressed concern about the capacity of the territory's hospitals to attend to the many injured.
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
- 7 days 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.
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
- 9 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."
 

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