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Stop the Genocide of Rohingya People in Burma ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, suffering, genocide )

Cher
- 5 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Rohingya, is an ethic minority group from Burma (Myanmar). They are often considered among "the worlds least wanted people" and considered a stateless people, not recognised by the Burmese government as citizens of the country.
RIP: Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, media, literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, culture, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - npr.org
Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, died Thursday. He was 87. Garcia Marquez, the master of a style known as magic realism, was and remains Latin America's best-known writer.
Help Protect Martha and Her Family ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, family )

Cher
- 6 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Martha Solórzano is a human rights activist in San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora state in Mexico. She denounces cases of power abuse, corruption and ill-treatment by the local police. This has made Martha and her family a target for regular threats.
Protect Child Farm Workers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, children, protection )

Cher
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Child labor on farms risks children's health and lives. Tell Congress to protect children and raise the minimum age for farm work.
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 7 days ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
Star-Spangled Baggage: How America's Wars Came Home With the Troops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, government, internet, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
We might need to take a look at the violence and give it a second thought. Why shootings on military bases? Why are the police so violent?
Iraq: Don't Legalise Forced Child Marriage ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, marriage, protection )

Cher
- 7 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We may not have much time to stop Iraq from legalizing forced child marriage and a lifetime of domestic and sexual slavery for girls and women. Urge the Prime Minister of Iraq to strike down the Jaafari Personal Status Law today!
Marijuana Vending Machines May Make It a Snap to Get Mile High in Colorado
Society & Culture  (tags: marijuana, hash brownies, culture, society, law )

Cal
- 6 days ago - takepart.com
They'll dispense weed edibles, such as pot brownies, at the push of a button.
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.
FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States -- Onion News!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Culture, humor, society )

Kit
- 7 days ago - theonion.com
The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United States collapses of its own accord ***HUMOR***ONION NEWS!!!.
Rick Perry Hopes Combination of Wearing Glasses and Not Talking Will Make Him Seem Smarter-- Andy Borowitz
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - newyorker.com
At a recent political stop in San Antonio, the newly minted Governor Perry was on display, wearing his glasses and gesticulating expressively while saying nothing for thirty minutes.****HUMOR***SATIRE***
The Campaign to "Cancel" Colbert
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, Colbert, dishonesty, culture, freedoms, government, humorist, joke )

Kit
- 6 days ago - newyorker.com
#CancelColbert started with Suey Park, a twenty-three-year-old writer and activist, who, in December of last year, came to Twitter prominence when she set up #NotYourAsianSidekick, an online conversation that encouraged Asian-American women[....]
Hey Vegans, Don't Be Jerks: Why It Helps No One to Judge Their Food Choices
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, freedoms, ethics, culture, diet, vegans, Omnivores, society, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Really, I'm not judging you. But I often find it necessary to establish myself as "not a threat" to meat eaters. I also occasionally bump up against militant vegans.
17 Dogs That Will Bring A Smile To Your Day
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, dogs, well being, good news, society, photos, happiness )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Having a ruff day? Cheer up. These pups enjoy the simple pleasures in life, and you should too.
 

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