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How Paperbacks Transformed the Way Americans Read
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, family, culture, economy, world, education, interesting )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mentalfloss.com
Here's a little perspective: In 1939, gas cost 10 cents a gallon at the pump. A movie ticket set you back 20 cents. John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath, the year's bestselling hardcover book, was $2.75.
This Really Isn't a Story, But It Is.
Society & Culture  (tags: family, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, women, world, religion, children )

Gene
- 4 days ago - youtube-nocookie.com
This is a link to a video. It so touched me that I want to share it. I'll have a bit more to say in the comment.
Urgent Action From La Puya: Call for An End to Police Intimidation and Eviction Threats ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: La Puya, Guatamala, National Civil police, family, mining, world, humanrights )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - nisgua.blogspot.com
The communities opposing KCA's El Tambor gold mine have made clear that their actions are focused on stopping a project that will destroy their lives and livelihoods. They are not blocking the public road or impeding free transit. The communities maintain
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, violence, environment, world )

Cher
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now. Join Amnesty International in demanding that the United States uses its influence to get a strong contingent of UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.
Kenya: Ensure Justice for 16-Year-Old Liz & All Victims of Sexual Violence ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, humanrights, women, world, sexual assault, culture )

Nancy
- 21 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Tragically Liz's experience is commonplace in Kenya, where 1 in 5 women will experience sexual violence in their lifetime. Therefore, please join Equality Now, our partners through the Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) coalition, COVAW and...
Thank Congressman Pittenger for Cosponsoring Girls Count Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, girls, world )

Cher
- 30 days ago - secure.globalproblems-globalsolutions.org
It's a big deal when a politician takes a stand for girls around the world. That's why we need you to let Congressman Pittenger know that you appreciate his dedication to helping girls have access to birth certificates and other official documentation.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING: MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Shakira on Creating a Safe Haven for Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: philanthropy, society, world, politics, SHAKIRA, GoodNews, activists, celebrity, children, education )

Cal
- 30 days ago - cbsnews.com
The pop star talks to Lee Cowan about the importance of the work her Barefoot Foundation has done in poor communities in elevating the education prospects of children in her native Colombia and in other countries.
World Water Day: 6 Images Display The Hopes and Fears of a Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: water, world, UN, society, wildlife, environment, March 22, family, culture, health )

Nancy
- 32 days ago - ecowatch.com
Just 8 percent of global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to consumers, according to the United Nations. Nearly 1 billion people don't have access to water around the world.
TAKE A TRIP: Canada 2014: 10 Places You'Ve Got to See
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, goodnews, family, world )

Cal
- 34 days ago - placestosee.macleans.ca
Not to be missed locations for you to visit and savor in Canada.
American Muslim Convert Plotted to Bomb Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, health, humans, interesting, law, media, murder, news, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, transpo )

Rahman
- 35 days ago - latimes.com
Yet another convert to Islam "somehow" got the idea that jihad has to do with murdering Infidels. There are no programs in mosques in the U.S. to teach why such a notion is un-Islamic. This led to him wanting to wage jihad.
Stop Babies Dying on Their First Day ! Save The Children ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, babies, protection, health, world )

Cher
- 35 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The first day of a child's life should be a time of excitement, wonder and hope. Yet in the world's poorest countries, the first day is all too often the last.
The Nazis Even Hitler Was Afraid of By George Eliason
Society & Culture  (tags: Ultra Nationalism, Ukraine, Banderas, history, politics, world )

Nancy
- 38 days ago - opednews.com
Every important ministry, from education and social policy to policing, prosecution and national defense, is headed by Ultra Nationalists. In every aspect of national life, Ultra Nationalists now determine what it means to be Ukrainian and all the...
Commit to Fighting Poverty, Hunger, and Injustice ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, hunger, poverty, protection, world, environment )

Cher
- 40 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sign our pledge to spread the word and join the fight against poverty, hunger, and injustice, and, together, we can create the better world we all know is possible.
The Mountains Where Women Live as Men
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Albania, women, society, humans, interesting, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 43 days ago - gq.com
It began hundreds of years ago, deep in the Albanian Alps--an unusual tradition where women, with limited options in life, took the oath of the burrnesha. A pledge to live as a man. To dress like a man, to work like a man, to assume the burdens and the...
Join Us as We Honor Women Who Are Righting the Wrongs of Poverty and Hunger.
Society & Culture  (tags: International Womens Day, women, society, hunger, activists, politics, activists, world, philanthropy, GoodNews, education, rights )

Cal
- 46 days ago - oxfamamerica.org
Every March 8, millions of people around the world celebrate International Women's Day. Here in the US, Oxfam supporters like you celebrate by raising awareness about women's efforts to overcome poverty and injustice.
 

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