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It's OK to Tell Your Abortion Story. Some Women Just Don't Want to Be Pregnant Jessica Valenti
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, politics, rights, health, freedoms, ethics, culture, americans, government, world )

Michael
- 36 days ago - theguardian.com
You don't owe anyone an explanation for your abortion. But with so many women being shamed, shouldn't we speak out? I don't owe anyone an explanation over why I had my abortions, but as the conservative movement continues to strip women of their rights-"
Mapping [Serious Antigovernmental] Threats on Public Land
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, society, politics, law, government, crime, abuse, americans, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, culture, environment, humans )

Michael
- 28 days ago - hcn.org
A High Country News investigation of assaults, threats and other misconduct toward public land employees, from Jan 2010 top Feb 2014. Interactive map - Intimidation of federal officials is widespread across the West.
How Chester the Puppet Sparked Battle Over Race and Free Speech in South Africa
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, race, South AFrica, South Africa, safety, ethics, culture, law, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 13 days ago - csmonitor.com
A case involving a right-wing singer and a puppet raises the question of how a 'rainbow nation' just two decades removed from a system of rigid segregation balances free speech with a persistent need to heal racial divides.
2,800-Year-Old Farm Discovered Near Rosh Ha'Ayin
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Greeks, assyrians, Hanukkah )

Barbara
- 9 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Stunning find in coastal region reveals ancient farmhouse and rare coin with Alexander's name on it, testifying to Greek presence.
PETITION: Please Sign for the Unsung Heroes Who Said NO to Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, CIA, torture program, heroes who said no, formal honor, culture, americans, crime, abuse, law, government )

Angelika
- 9 days ago - aclu.org
Ask president Obama Isn't it time we honored those who said no to torture? Formally honor those who, when our nation went off course, stayed true to our most fundamental ideals.
Murder in the Rainforest
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous rights, Amazon, culture, family, ecosystems, environment, COIAB, habitat destruction, murder, Lima )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - rollingstone.com
"We must be more than just witnesses here, we must demand to be used for what we know," he said. "The people in those conference rooms don't know as much as they think they do. If they did, they wouldn't be in this situation."
TAKE THIS HOLIDAY QUIZâEUR"HELP A HOMELESS CHILD IN NYC
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, homless children, Win, making a difference, quiz )

Barb
- 6 days ago - winnyc.org
As homeless children gain more attention this holiday season, learn how Win is making a difference in these childrenâEUR(TM)s lives and breaking the cycle. Test your knowledge.
Gunman Executes 2 NYPD Cops as 'Revenge' for Garner
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 4 days ago - nypost.com
Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner -- in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman's ­assassination-style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
Teen Shot Dead After Attacking CHP Officer With A Machete In Humboldt County
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 4 days ago - sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
A California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete, and the officer was hospitalized with major injuries, officials said.
Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, culture, americans, politics, world, society, safety, rights, freedoms, violence, movies )

Cal
- 6 days ago - npr.org
President Obama called Sony's decision to pull its film The Interview, following threats to movie theaters, a "mistake."
 
 
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