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Joint Effort Helps Homeless Vets in 25 Cities
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, homeless vets, public initiatives, family, culture, americans, GoodNews, usa )

Cal
- 5 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In March 2014, VA launched the 25 Cities Initiative to assist communities with high concentrations of homeless Veterans in intensifying and integrating their local efforts to end Veteran homelessness.
Saudi King Abdullah Dies, New Ruler Is Salman
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah, obituary, world, sadness, family, government, politics, society, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - reuters.com
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king, the royal court in the world's top oil exporter and birthplace of Islam said in a statement carried by state television.
Show Your Support for Children, Not Soldiers Campaign!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, soldiers, war, violence, children's rights, Children's Welfare, children protection, Children & Family, safety, sadness, environment, ethics, education, play, outside, health, mental health )

Barb
- 1 day ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
Israel âEUR~Failed to Minimize Civilian Toll in Gaza WarâEUR(TM): Independent Report
Society & Culture  (tags: Physicians for Human Rights, Human Rights, Israeli war crimes, Palestine, death, ethics, crime, education, abuse, government, world, violence, freedoms, family, women, children, law, politics, news, murder, humans )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Despite claims to the contrary, the military did not give sufficient warning for civilians to evacuate residential areas before striking them,according to the report partly commissioned by Physicians for Human Rights & carried out by 8 independent medical
Palestinian Student Activist Diaa Hroub Imprisoned Without Charge or Trial in Israeli Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, freedoms, Israel, Palestine, society, culture, ethics, law, police, news, violence, rights, politics, government, safety, world, abuse, interesting )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - samidoun.ca
Diaa Hroub, Palestinian student activist with the Progressive Democratic Student Pole (the left-wing student union group at Bir Zeit University), has already been held for six months under an administrative detention order. There has been charge or trial.
European 'No-Go' Zones: Fact or Fiction? Part 1: France
Society & Culture  (tags: No-Go' Zones, Paris, France, Moslems )

David
- 7 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
A 120-page research paper documented dozens of Moslem neighborhoods "where police and gendarmerie cannot enforce the Republican order or even enter without risking confrontation, projectiles, or even fatal shootings."
7 Big Lies 'American Sniper' Is Telling America About Iraq And Chris Kyle
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, movies, celebrity, dishonesty, lies, ethics, Clint Eastwood, Chris Kyle, Iraq, autobiography, violence, society, culture, death, freedoms, rights, politics, world, abuse, news, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
The film American Sniper, based on the story of the late Navy Seal Chris Kyle, is a box office hit, setting records for an R-rated film released in January. Here are seven lies about Chris Kyle and the story that director Clint Eastwood is telling:
Detention Extended for Lina Khattab, Malaak Khatib; Mona Qa'Adan Trial Postponed for 19time ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, unlawful detention, ethics, women, sadness, rights, freedoms, safety, humans, news, society, culture, law )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - samidoun.ca
Lina Khattab is accused of "throwing stones" and "participating in an unlawful demonstration," charges frequently used against Palestinians participating in or near public demonstrations calling for Palestinian freedom.
These Are the 12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society, culture, ethics, concepts, freedoms, humans, interesting, corruption, death, sadness, violence, abuse )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Religions tend to invent ideas or concepts rather than technologies, but like every other creative human enterprise, they produce some really bad ones along with the good.
Back on the Bus
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Freedom Riders, civil rights movement, society, culture, activists, humans, interesting, news, media, freedoms, government, Martin Luther King, rights )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - newyorker.com
Last fall, at a gathering in Santa Fe on the subject of storytelling, I met a woman whose name sounded familiar. It turned out that I had last encountered her precisely fifty years before.
Author of 'Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie': How This Muslim Mom Answered When Her Daughter Asked 'Can I Marry A Jew? (VIDEO)'
Society & Culture  (tags: Ranya Tabari Idliby, 'Burqas, Baseball, Apple Pie', American Muslims, world, religion, ethics, family, freedoms, children, culture, humans, interesting, society, rights, women )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - live.huffingtonpost.com
Internationally recognized author Ranya Tabari Idliby, co-author of the 2007 bestseller "The Faith Club," talks to HuffPost Live about her latest book, "Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie," an intimate portrayal of her American Muslim family.
PAKISTAN Muslim Leader Says Muhammad Cartoons Could Lead to World War III, Calls on UN to Outlaw Blasphemy
Society & Culture  (tags: Pakistan, Siraj, Muhammad cartoons could lead to WWIII, wants UN to ban blasphemy )

Beth
- 2 days ago - tribune.com.pk
What Sirajul Haq said here could actually approach some truth: the Muhammad cartoons and the WestâEUR(TM)s freedom of speech could actually lead to an escalating global conflict, if Muslims continue to riot and kill in reaction to them unless the West voluntar
Hate Attacks on Jews Soared 94% Last Year, Police Figures Show
Society & Culture  (tags: hate crimes, hatred, Jews, religion, anti-Semtiism, violence )

Beatrice
- 4 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The number of hate crimes against Jews nearly doubled last year, according to latest police statistics. Figures from the Metropolitan Police, released amid growing concern over anti-Semitic attacks in the wake of the Paris terrorist atrocities,
CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Combating the Scourge of Sexual Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: college rape, survivors, responsiblity, law, women's rights, college law enforcement, government, ethics, culture, americans, education, police, rights, crime )

Cal
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
This Spring, the Association of American Universities plans to question 800,000 college students about the problem of sexual assault on campus.
Cameron Tells Muslim Leaders They 'Really Have a Problem' After Attacking Minister's Letter Demanding They Root Out Extremism
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, worship, mosques, preaching hatred, imams, religion, David Cameron )

Beatrice
- 6 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
More than 1,100 imams and Islamic leaders have been sent a Government letter urging them to show 'men of hate' that they have 'no place' in Britain's mosques 'or any place of worship'. In the letter, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and minister
 

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