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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
- 151 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?
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
- 151 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***
RIP: Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, media, literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, culture, politics )

Cal
- 152 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.
Scottish Brewery Mocks Kremlin With 'Not for Gays' Beer
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, gayrights, goodnews, goverment, politics, Putin, Russia, Scotland, brewery, beer )

Giana
- 225 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A Scottish brewery has produced a "not for gays" beer named 'Hello my name is Vladimir,' to mock Russia's anti-gay laws
This Guy Bought a Water Tower & Turned It Into His House. You Won't Believe These Pictures.
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, interesting, society, Architecture )

Frans
- 224 days ago - industrytap.com
Local Belgian businessman Patrick Mets was tired of his old, average home. So he did what any perfectly sane millionaire would do. He turned a 100ft water tower into his home.....
TAKE ACTION NOW! End Homelessness in America - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: homelssness, government aid, giving homes tothe homeless, culture, americans, law, government, freedoms, education, rights, politics, society, usa )

Cal
- 228 days ago - forcechange.com
A shocking success story in Utah proves that homelessness in America need not remain an unsolvable predicament. Utah has been effectively mitigating this injustice for the past eight years simply by giving homeless people homes to live in.
DC's Poorest Residents Fight Displacement By Gentrification
Society & Culture  (tags: gentrification, race politics, housing, ethics, rights, society, politics, usa, culture, americans, news )

Cal
- 228 days ago - truth-out.org
Because Washington was America's first city to have a black majority, it came as a shock to many in 2011 when DC's black population dropped below 50 percent for the first time in more than 50 years
TAKE ACTION NOW! CLICK TO GIVE---HELP US END HOMELESSNESS!
Society & Culture  (tags: Homelsssness, click to give, society, charity, activism, making a difference, politics, ethics, family, americans, government, freedoms, activists )

Cal
- 228 days ago - clicktogive.com
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States. By improving policy, building capacity, and educating opinion leaders, the Alliance has become a lea
OP-ED: Super Bowl Sunday Is America's Biggest Religious Holiday
Society & Culture  (tags: Super Bowl, religion, obcession, politics, transportation, society, religion, news, ethics, culture, americans, sports )

Cal
- 227 days ago - theweek.com
A decline in formal religious participation makes this game the event of the year
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: How Marathon Runners Help the Homeless (Without Even Knowing It)
Society & Culture  (tags: HOMELESSNESS, MAKING A DIFFERENCE, politics, society, freedoms, ethics, culture, activists, goodnews, GoodNews, news )

Cal
- 226 days ago - mnn.com
Father-daughter team turns a common race practice into a clever opportunity to help the less fortunate.
 
 
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