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Society & Culture

Meet World War II's Only Canine POW
Society & Culture  (tags: war, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, animals, POW's, interesting, food, health, abuse, society )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - nypost.com
In 1941, 20-something British officer Frank Williams met a dog called Judy at a Japanese prisoner of war camp and they became best friends. Together they survived starvation, malaria and a torpedo attack ~ and lived to tell the tale ~ with Judy ...
Tell the White House Conference on Aging It Is Time To Expand Social Security! - Peition
Society & Culture  (tags: expand social security, White House Conference on Aging, petition )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - expandsocialsecuritynow.com
Two thirds of retirees depend on Social Security for the majority of their income. It is critical that we fight to protect and expand Social Security the only guaranteed source of income in retirement.
We Want Our 25 Trillion Back - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: 25 Trillion Dollars, robbery, public transparent commission, recoup wealth, US economy, corrupt practices, petition )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - exit.media
We demand a publicly transparent commission to audit and recoup wealth that has been extracted from the US economy through corrupt practices. Preliminary estimates lead us to believe that at least $25 trillion has been extracted.
Marriage Equality Is The Law Of The Land. Now What?
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, law, government, gayrights, society, usa )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thinkprogress.org
On Friday, the Supreme Court made history by ruling that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, bringing marriage equality to the entire United States. Now, gay and lesbian couples can legally wed in every state in the country.
Why Egyptian Girls Fear the Summer
Society & Culture  (tags: FGM, Islam, Muslims, abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, health, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 5 days ago - world.einnews.com
Summer days: Theyre what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled from the earthly obligations of a math class that never seemed further away.
Palestinians Stand Their Ground in Wadi Fukin
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, humans, ethics, society, culture, family, freedoms, rights, interesting, politics, government, news )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinian residents in the town of Wadi Fukin close to Bethlehem invest in their land by cultivating it and raising livestock in a way to stop, or at least delay, Israeli expropriation plans.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! A Baltimore Civil Rights Icon Is Still Pushing To Help City's Young
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, philanthropy, volunteerism, making a difference, culture, society, politics, GoodNews )

Cal
- 4 days ago - npr.org
Helena Hicks has remained active in Baltimore through eras of desegregation and the drug trade. Now she gives back to her childhood neighborhood, the same one where Freddie Gray lived.
Twitter Responds Hilariously to Hullabaloo About Obama's Use of''N-Word'
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, racism, 'N-word', society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, news, rights )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
The whole point of his remarks were to discuss the reality that racism is alive and well, but media outlets focused more on the fact that he said the n-word than the more systematic forms of racism that inspires the slur's use.
American Jews Reject Israeli Rabbinate
Society & Culture  (tags: world, American Jews, Israel, religion, ethics, society, culture, rights, freedoms, news, interesting, humans, law, abuse )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The growing rift between liberal American Jews and the Israeli government was exacerbated this week when the newly-appointed Minister of Religious Affairs, David Azoulay, referred to Reform Judaism as a catastrophe for the people of Israel."
Catholic Bishop Condemns Arson Attack on Israel Church By 'Jewish Zealots'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Catholic church, UK, Israel, Israeli racism. religious intolerance, 'Jewish Zealots', settler violence, violence, society, rights, freedoms, law, government, ethics, culture, news, interesting, abuse )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - theguardian.com
A Catholic bishop in Britain has issued an unusually strong condemnation of last week's arson attack on the biblically symbolic Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish in Israel, referring to "Jewish zealots" and demanding the Israeli...
Drop Charges Against Bree Newsome Arrested for Taking Down The Confederate Flag at South Carolina Capitol - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: confederate Flag, South Carolina, Bree Newsome, removing flag )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Early Saturday morning, a multiracial group of Carolinians led by teachers and activists took down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina capitol grounds.
UK: Belfast Pastor Faces Prison for Grossly Offending Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, Christians, silencing, right to free speech, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, police, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

Penny
- 2 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
James McConnells prosecution is one of a growing number of examples in which British authorities âEUR" who routinely ignore incendiary speech by Muslim extremists âEUR" are using hate speech laws to silence Christians.
SUMMER MUSIC: Foo Fighters
Society & Culture  (tags: music, rock, American music, Foo Fighters, culture )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
While profiling Foo Fighters and their frontman Dave Grohl, Anderson Cooper accompanies the band on an exploration into the roots of American music.
Anti-Semitic Muslim Student Put in Her Place By Jewish Professor
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim, Islam, anti-Semitism, student, abuse, crime, culture, education, religion )

Penny
- 5 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
In this video, a female Muslim student challenges a Jewish professor at University of California in order to antagonize him, but he quickly and successfully exposes her true anti-Semitic opinions.
 

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