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Petition: Locked Up for Defending Peaceful Activists. Reunite Human Rights Lawyer With His Family.
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, harassment, defense, Law and Justice, humanity, release, arrests of activists, ethics, society, justice system, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Waleed Abu al-Khair is a prominent lawyer and human rights defender in Saudi Arabia. Through his work, he he has challenged the widespread attack on human rights in Saudi Arabia. Now, after years of harassment, arrests, threats and court cases,...
The Raising of America - Free Viewing Through November 30th
Society & Culture  (tags: Raising of America, documentary, child well being, USA, tension, stress, the new norm, failing our children, under developed )

- 2 days ago -
U.S.A is the wealthiest most powerful country in the world. Yet child well-being fallen to 26th. Is this what we have decided as society that this degree of tension these complex trade offs are the norm to be expected just a part of raising a child in USA
Petition: Young Girls Are Being Forced Into Marriage in Burkina Faso. You Can Help Them.
Society & Culture  (tags: burkina faso, forced marriages, prevention, children, Young Girls, violations, ethics, Human Rights, abuse, protection laws, society )

- 1 day ago -
Forced and early marriages are banned by Burkina Faso's Constitution and international law, but the authorities keep turning a blind eye. You can help. Tell the government of Burkina Faso to enforce the law and protect girls from forced marriages.
US African Muslims Allege Racism By Muslim Student Associations
Society & Culture  (tags: #BlackinMSA, African Amer. Muslims, decry racism by Muslim Student Assoc. MS )

- 1 day ago -
On Friday, a hashtag campaign targeting systematic racism exploded over social media. The tag, #BlackinMSA, drew out the experiences of African American Muslims who experienced prejudice in Muslim Student Association (MSA) Chapters, on College Campuses
Artists Threatened By Anti~Israel Boycotters Say They Fear for Their Lives
Society & Culture  (tags: BDS, anti-Semitism, abuse, hate, corruption, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, rights, violence )

- 1 day ago -
Supporters of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement are routinely threatening artists who are set to perform in Israel, with a number of entertainers saying that the harassment has led them to fear for their lives
Here's the Story of the Farmworkers Behind Your Sweet Potato Pie
Society & Culture  (tags: labor, Thanksgiving, sweet potatoes, society, politics )

- 2 days ago -
Looks like the secret ingredient in your Thanksgiving sweet potato dish might be perspiration. Harvesting those orange tubers is exhausting work
Swedish Jewish Community Closes Synagogues Amid Terror Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semitism, Sweden, abuse, synagogues, crime, culture, death, freedoms, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

- 4 days ago -
Swedens Jewish community has temporarily shut down synagogues across the country as a precautionary measure against possible attacks by terrorist groups, The World Jewish Congress (WJC) reports on its website.
INSPIRING: She Invented a Coat to Help the Homeless In Brutal Winters, But Now It Has An Even Better Use
Society & Culture  (tags: inspirational stories, activism, making a difference, society, rights, politics, culture, activists )

- 5 days ago -
Veronika Scott's brilliant insulated overcoats double as sleeping bags. But they've also created new jobs and opportunities for some of the homeless people they were invented to help.
Video: David Wood Explains the Quranic Justification for the Paris Attack   video
Society & Culture  (tags: David Wood, video, Quranic basis for the attacks on Paris )

- 4 days ago -
David would does an excellent job (with some humor) explaining and educating about the Quranic basis for the attacks on Paris (and elsewhere). A very good opportunity to understand the Islamists and jihadis' mindsets based on their holy books.
Pocketbook Pain: The Rapidly Rising Cost Of Living Is Absolutely Killing The Middle Class In America
Society & Culture  (tags: rising cost of living, middle class eviscerated, leader care less, America, USA, pocketbook pain )

- 6 days ago -
On any given night in America there are over a half a million people living on the streets or in their vehicles. 1.5 million ultra poor households live on less than $2 a day. The middle class is being eviscerated and our leaders do not seem to care.
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