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Happy Thanksgiving Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, Thanksgiving )

- 1 day ago -
In Canada, Thanksgiving dates back to 1578 and the exploration of the Northwest Passage by Martin Frobisher. Canada was untouched by Columbus but many non Canadian people associate Thanksgiving with the US Columbus Day.
Even More Cities Join Movement to Rename "Columbus Day" to "Indigenous Peoples' Day"
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, culture, politics, native rights, Indigenous Peoples Day, society, law, government )

- 2 days ago -
The trend of cities renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day is spreading across the United States.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Cancel Columbus Day - It's Time to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day Nationwide
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, Cikumbus Day, Indigneous Peoples day, exploitation, history, native rights, culture, americans )

- 2 days ago -
For nearly 80 years this nation has celebrated Christopher Columbus with a federal holiday in his name. Far from discovering America, Columbus represents slavery, genocide, and a history of exploitation that it is time to stop honoring.
Has Child Protective Services Gone Too Far?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Child Protective Services, domestic violence, minority and African American families, single parent families, social workers )

- 4 days ago -
There are no cookie-cutter solutions or quick fixes, but some respect is a good place to start along with ensuring that children are in no immediate danger. It takes a village to raise a child.
Meet CNN's Top Ten Heroes of 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: making a difference, CNnHeroes 2015, goodnews, ethics, society, GoodNews, education, world )

- 4 days ago -
Meet ten truly remarkable individuals whose passion to help others has changed the world. They are CNN's Top Ten Heroes of 2015.Voting for CNN Hero of the Year continues through Sunday, November 15. All
Ellen Page On New Film's Heart: 'All We Want Is To Love And Be Loved'
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, same sex marriage, rights, movies, media, celebrity, society, usa, politics )

- 6 days ago -
The new film Freeheld tells the real life story of Laurel Hester, a New Jersey police detective, who is diagnosed with late stage lung cancer.Ultimately the case makes national headlines, and when the city council finally rules in her favor, it's seen
For U.S. Tribes, a Movement to Revive Native Foods and Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, rights, society, native traditions, politics, goodnews, family )

- 6 days ago -
On ancestral lands, the Fond du Lac band in Minnesota is planting wild rice and restoring wetlands damaged by dams, industry, and logging. Their efforts are part of a growing trend by Native Americans to bring back traditional food sources and heal scar
7 Sobering Reasons 59 Million Kids Around the World DonâEUR(TM)t Have Teachers
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, teachers, lack of teachers, world )

- 4 days ago -
Maybe all the social media posts with the hashtag #WorldTeachersDay will inspire folks to bring their talents to the classroom.
Bernie Sanders: DNCs Debate Schedule Rigged To Protect Hillary   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Bernie Sanders, DNC, debates, rigged, protecting Hillary Clinton )

- 11 days ago -
The DNC has drawn criticism for scheduling only four debates before the early-primary states cast their votes, and six total throughout the election cycle.
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