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Introducing Mental Health Courts
Society & Culture  (tags: Illinois, Mental Health, New York City, Prisons, Recidivism, Ronald Reagan )

Judy
- 14 days ago - thinkprogress.org
New study shows that more than half of inmates in jails and state prisons struggle with a mental illness, particularly depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Not many receive metal health services upon release.
Tim Tebow Takes Another Shot, on His re-Engineered Wing and a Prayer
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, sports, NFL, Tim Tebow, quarterbacks, society, culture, children, interesting, religion, news )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Tim Tebow is apparently back, and so are all of the sideshows that come with him: the bewildered announcers, the hot mix of superlatives and incompetence, the clotted biceps, and the try-too-hardness yet sheer stage-command of the man.
Americans' Support For Marijuana Legalization Reaches All-Time High In CBS Poll ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Marijuana Legalization, support, society, culture, government, humans, news, interesting, freedoms, rights, politics, good news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A majority of Americans support the legalization of recreational marijuana, according to a new poll from CBS News ~ and it's the highest percentage in support since the news organization began asking the question in 1979.
Israeli Racism Takes Center Stage at Manhattan JCC
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Israel, Palestine. Human Rights, JCC Manhattan, two-state solution, racism, bigotry, politics, ethics, culture, society, interesting, world, rights, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
A month ago, JCC Manhattan, a center for Jewish life on the Upper West Side, provided a stage for an Israeli figure to justify racism against Palestinians, with such statements as âEURoeWhat I would want {in a two-state agreement] is maximal territory ...
Palestinian Shot In The Eye In Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, East Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers, society, culture, ethics, law, humans, freedoms, news, government, abuse, rights, sadness )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - imemc.org
A young Palestinian man was shot in the eye by an Israeli rubber-coated metal bullet, on Wednesday evening, and three others shot in the legs, in the el-'Eesawiyya town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied East Jerusalem.
Palestinian Teen Khaled Al-Sheikh Freed From Israeli Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, children, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, safety, government, family, humans, law, interesting, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - samidoun.net
Al-Sheikh was one of 1,200 Palestinian children detained in 2014; there have been another 200 detained so far in 2015. Between 500 and 700 Palestinian children are brought before Israeli military courts each year.
So You're About To Become A Minority ... ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, 'white people', minority, humor, satire, humans, interesting, rights, freedoms, culture )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - youtu.be
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, white people have another 30 years to enjoy being America's majority race. But come 2045, the white population will make up less than 50 percent of the American population for the first time ever.
Giving Veterans a Voice
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, government, politics, activists, culture, society, violence, world )

James
- 7 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Sitting with his son looking through photographs, Garland Denny has plenty to show for all his hard work on behalf of veterans.
Boston Marathon Surveillance Raises Privacy Concerns Long After Bombing
Society & Culture  (tags: surveilllance, police, law enforcement, privacy rights, government, politics, news, society, freedoms, culture, ethics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - npr.org
The same way that televisions have gotten higher resolutions through the years, so have video cameras
Gwyneth Paltrow Admits She Couldn't Finish Food Stamp Challenge: 'I Would Give Myself a C-'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Food Stamps, family, society, celebrity, women, children, humans, interesting, news, ethics, culture, government )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - greatideas.people.com
Last week, Gwyneth Paltrow announced that she would live on $29 worth of groceries for one week. Because thatâEUR(TM)s what low-income families who rely on food stamps are forced to survive on. Mario Batali had challenged Paltrow to participate in the ...
 
 
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