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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Occupy Group Strike Debt Buys and Abolishes $4 Million in Everest College Student Loans -
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, culture, OCCUPY, EDUCATION DEBT, debt forgiveness, activism )

Cal
- 8 hours ago - occupy.com
Over the last few days, over 2,700 Everest College students woke up to find that someone had paid off their private student debt.
Widespread Fear of Isis Is Producing Strange Bedfellows Across the Region
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, jihadists, extremists, Islam, threat, media, Middle East )

Beatrice
- 4 hours ago - independent.co.uk
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) is like an Islamic Khmer Rouge and deals with the rest of the world through violence. But a slogan of Isis is that "media is half of jihad", so events like the ritual murder of David Haines are
British Hostage John Cantlie Paraded By Isil in Video
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL. jihadists, extremists, terrorists, Islam, hostage )

Beatrice
- 20 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
A third British hostage has been paraded by Isil extremists as the terrorist organisation appeared on Thursday night to adopt new tactics in its attempts to undermine the Government. In a video posted online
How Diversity Makes Us Smarter
Society & Culture  (tags: world, culture, society, humans, interesting, environment, ethics, diversity )

Darren
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: A 'Circle' Of Support Helps Families Stay Out Of Poverty
Society & Culture  (tags: job economy, support, programs, politics, society, usa, ethics, family )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
Employment is up, but many Americans still lack jobs that pay enough to meet basic needs. This has some people questioning whether current anti-poverty programs are doing enough.
Amy Harmon: When Good Journalists Cross the Anti-GMO Cult
Society & Culture  (tags: Amy Harmon, Anti-GMO, Cult, Paranoia, Pseudoscience, Extremism, Ideology, Anti-Science )

Brian
- 2 days ago - theprogressivecontrarian.com
"Pulitzer Prize winning journalist for the New York Times, Amy Harmon hit another one out of the park recently and earned even more wrath from the anti-gmo cult when she wrote about one man's lonely journey into learning the facts about GMOs."
FACEBOOK; Stop Discriminating & Harassing! PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, drag, gay rights, facebook, discriminationabuse, freedoms )

AniMae
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Why doesn't Zuckerberg start to do something constructive, like remove all the animal abuse videos on facebook instead of harassing Drag Queens?!?!?!
Stop Violence Against Vulnerable Women ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, violence, women, protection, rights )

Cher
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
ActionAid focuses on helping the world's poorest people. You can help the world's most vulnerable women -- like Asana -- by pledging your support below. Thank you.
Alan Henning: Second British Hostage in Isis Beheading Video Named as 'Kind and Funny' Aid Worker From Salford
Society & Culture  (tags: hostages, ISIS, beheading, murder, atrocity, Islamist extremists, jihadists, Islam, violence )

Beatrice
- 4 days ago - independent.co.uk
The second British hostage whose life is being threatened by Islamist extremists is a volunteer aid worker with two children who left his job as a taxi driver to deliver supplies to Muslim refugees caught up in the Syrian civil war.
 
 
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