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

Cal
- 7 hours 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.
Stop the Genocide of Rohingya People in Burma ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, suffering, genocide )

Cher
- 11 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
The Rohingya, is an ethic minority group from Burma (Myanmar). They are often considered among "the worlds least wanted people" and considered a stateless people, not recognised by the Burmese government as citizens of the country.
Marijuana Vending Machines May Make It a Snap to Get Mile High in Colorado
Society & Culture  (tags: marijuana, hash brownies, culture, society, law )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - takepart.com
They'll dispense weed edibles, such as pot brownies, at the push of a button.
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
Boston Marathon: Five Runners and Why They'Ll Be at the Starting Line
Society & Culture  (tags: recovery, bostom Marathon bombings, healing, news, humans, americans, safety, society, sports )

Cal
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
There have since been many more milestones - moments of courage, of healing - as Boston has rebounded from the attack last year. There are still more ahead.
Support the Child Victims Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: children, humans, suffering, abuse, protection )

Cher
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to FBI studies, a startling 1 in 5 children is sexually abused before age 18. Sadly, many predators are lifelong abusers, with as many as 100 victims. Yet, only 10% of this abuse is ever reported to authorities.
Urgent Action From La Puya: Call for An End to Police Intimidation and Eviction Threats ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: La Puya, Guatamala, National Civil police, family, mining, world, humanrights )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - nisgua.blogspot.com
The communities opposing KCA's El Tambor gold mine have made clear that their actions are focused on stopping a project that will destroy their lives and livelihoods. They are not blocking the public road or impeding free transit. The communities maintain
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Bermuda's Blue Halo
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, protection, wildlife, world, water, activists, news, media, internet, interesting, safety, treatment, eco-friendly, CoolStuff )

Kelly
- 4 days ago - avaaz.org
Bermuda is on the verge of creating the biggest ocean sanctuary in the Atlantic but the government seems to be stalling. There's overwhelming public support for the Blue Halo and it's now time for them to act. Let's flood the Premier's office
Justice for the Three Children Badly Abused in Cambodia!
Society & Culture  (tags: Child Abuse, children, child, abuse, Rape, Crime, Violence )

Neill
- 5 days ago - yousign.org
Justice and civilization have a long way to go in Cambodgia. This week-end three children were beaten and sexually abused in what has to be one of the most disgusting acts made by a human being. Na'an (6 years old), Shival (8) and Sunam (10).
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Independent Musicians
Society & Culture  (tags: music, independent musicians, freedom of expression, world, society, politics, culture, arts, freedoms )

Cal
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Stand with organizations like The International Music Coalition (IMC) and commit to supporting the creators, producers, and talent making music today.
 
 
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