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Damaged Gas Cylinders Become Another Threat to Gazans
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Gaza, Israel, world, family, death, ethics, freedoms, society, government, sadness, politics, news, humans, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to fall prey to cooking gas cylinder explosions in apartment buildings, as most poor families cannot afford to replace their old gas cylinders with new ones due to their weak purchasing power.
How An Agricultural Weed Came to Symbolize Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, society, culture, world, poppies, Memorial Day, agricultural weed, soldiers, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - modernfarmer.com
It was a poem by a Canadian soldier that helped turn an agricultural weed into a symbol inexorably tied to Memorial Day in the United States and to various other days of remembrance for fallen soldiers elsewhere in the world.
Facebook Launches Newsfeed Amber Alerts in Canada 4
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, amber alert, missing children, child, children, crime, culture, family, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 9 hours ago - ottawasun.com
. "We saw that people were already using Facebook to share information of missing children. So this was a way for us to integrate that into our system so that it would be automatic, focused and targeted."
TO: The Tasmanian Legislative Council
Society & Culture  (tags: tasmanian legislative council, kids, tasmania, kids, gay, school, refused, vote, australian, child, children, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, law, religion, society, world )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - go.allout.org
In a few hours, the Council could decide that Tasmanian kids can be refused entry from school just for being gay, on 'religious grounds'.Please vote against this amendment and make sure that all Australian kids are protected, no matter who they are.
More Than 40 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend, Including a 4-Year-Old Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: chicago, shooting, memorial day weekend, violence, gun laws, americans, corruption, crime, humans, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - nationofchange.org
The violent shooting sprees that happened over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago has left many dead, including a child. While this sort of violence is unfortunately not uncommon for the city, are gun laws to blame?
See the Hidden-Camera Stunt That Convinced Companies to Support Educating Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, humans, rights, society, women, world )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - takepart.com
dream jobs of three girls living in India. But in a country notorious for gender discrimination and a culturally ingrained belief that only boys should be educated, many career goals are out of reach for young women
America's Crumbling Infrastructure
Society & Culture  (tags: infrastructure, railroads, bridges, transportation, disasters, engineering )

Freya
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
America's infrastructure could be reaching a breaking point. Literally. When it comes to our transportation infrastructure - that's railroads, water pipelines, ports, dams, bridges, airports and roads - the United States has gotten way off track.
Canadian Security Bill Puts Your Rights at Risk
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill C-51, anti-terrorism Act, canada, national security laws, human rights, government, humans, politics, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
Bill C-51, The Anti-Terrorism Act, forms the core of the most comprehensive reforms to the Canada âEUR(TM)s national security laws since 2001. Widely expanded powers and new criminal offences raise serious human rights concerns
 
 
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