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Macau (China)   video
World  (tags: Macau, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Macau is an interesting place and stands as one of two special administrative regions of China, the other being Hong Kong. This region, which is well known for being a tourist hotspot, was once a Portuguese colony in the 16th century.
Six Vital Conversations Jumpstarted on the Streets of Ferguson - From Moyers and Company -
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 3 days ago - billmoyers.com
But the shooting of Michael Brown -- along with a number of similar, troubling, fatal incidents in which a police officer's overreaction ended in a black man's death -- have started a nationwide conversation about race, class and the nature of American-->
Jet Stream Changes Driving Extreme Weather Linked Again To Global Warming, Arctic Ice Loss
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, weather )

Kit
- 3 days ago - thinkprogress.org
California is suffering through its worst drought on record, while the East Coast sees off-the-charts flooding. Both types of extremes are worsened by global warming as scientists have explained for decades.
Arizona Shooting: Girl, Nine, Kills Gun Instructor
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, crime, culture, death, education, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 9 hours ago - bbc.com
A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered sub machine gun. * Because nine years old really need to use an Uzi in Arizona.
Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: children, juveniles, prison, corrections, incarceration, injustice, books, reform )

Freya
- 3 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
"Burning Down the House by Nell Bernstein reveals a shocking truth: what adults do to children behind the walls of America's juvenile prisons is criminal. If we want to change the United States' senseless addiction to incarceration, the best possible...
Please Forgive Private Student Loans When the Primary Borrower Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: loans, education, debt, petitions, greed )

Freya
- 3 days ago - change.org
My wife and I cosigned for several student loans for our daughter from AES and Sallie Mae. Our daughter died unexpectedly at the age of 27. Upon her death, we became responsible for approximately $100,000.00 in student loans. After four years...
Trash Palaces: The Spectacular Houses Built From Scrap
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, housing, construction, slideshows, houses )

Freya
- 3 days ago - cnn.com
Getting a foothold on the property ladder can be a challenge at the best of times, and the prospects for many of us have been battered further by the global recession.
40 Percent of Restaurant Workers Live in Near-Poverty
Business  (tags: restaurants, wages, poverty, workers, food, eating out )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - motherjones.com
It isn't just fast-food empires that rely on a low-paid, disempowered, and quite-often impoverished workforce. As a stomach-turning new report (PDF viewable here) from the Economic Policy Institute shows, the entire restaurant industry hides a dirty...
'The Congress Shall Have Power ... to Declare War'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, constitution, government, Govtfearmongering, media, obama, politics, propaganda, terrorism, war )

Kit
- 10 hours ago - theatlantic.com
Absent a declaration of war or a statutory authorization from Congress, the president can't introduce the U.S. Armed Forces into hostilities save in "a national emergency created by attack upon the United States."
New Poll Shows Big Racial Gulf in Opinions on Police Conduct
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 10 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
Americans of different races have significantly different opinions on police performance - especially as to whether they believe their local forces typically avoid using excessive force and treat blacks and whites equally - according to a new Pew Research
 
 
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