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Chinese Town To Kill 10,000 Dogs For Festival
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, Yulin Dog Meat Festival, stolen pets, ethics, violence, society, culture, news, humans, government, rights, sadness, abuse, activists, family, dishonesty )

- 13 days ago -
Right now, over ten thousand dogs are being dragged to the southern Chinese province of Guangxi, where they will be slaughtered ~ sometimes boiled alive, sometimes strangled, sometimes throats slit or beaten to death ~ cooked, and eaten.
Former White House Chef Found Dead in Forest Near Taos Ski Valley
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, sadness, death, family, celebrity, White House chef, Walter Scheib, Taos, New Mexico, news )

- 11 days ago -
A renowned chef who went missing while hiking in the mountains above Taos Ski Valley June 13 was found dead Sunday. A search team located Walter Scheib, 61, approximately 1.7 miles from the trail head where his car was found Tuesday evening.
Twitter Responds Hilariously to Hullabaloo About Obama's Use of''N-Word'
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, racism, 'N-word', society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, news, rights )

- 11 days ago -
The whole point of his remarks were to discuss the reality that racism is alive and well, but media outlets focused more on the fact that he said the n-word than the more systematic forms of racism that inspires the slur's use.
Meet World War II's Only Canine POW
Society & Culture  (tags: war, Body-Mind-Spirit, humans, animals, POW's, interesting, food, health, abuse, society )

- 9 days ago -
In 1941, 20-something British officer Frank Williams met a dog called Judy at a Japanese prisoner of war camp and they became best friends. Together they survived starvation, malaria and a torpedo attack ~ and lived to tell the tale ~ with Judy ...
Chris Hedges: America's Slave Empire
Society & Culture  (tags: capitalism, chris hedges, health care, jail, jim crow, mcdonalds, prison industrial complex, prison reform, prison system, racism, slavery )

- 12 days ago -
"For years we were called niggers to indicate we had no value or worth and that anything could be done to us," Ray said. "Then the word 'nigger' became politically incorrect. So they began calling us criminals...."
Police Bought Dylann Storm Roof Burger King After Arrest
Society & Culture  (tags: : Dylann Storm Roof, Burger King, charleston shooting, Police, Race, Hate crime, White Supremacy )

- 10 days ago -
WTH? Roof was hungry when officers pulled him over in Shelby, North Carolina, according to the city's police chief Jeff Ledford.
Section 8 Is Failing Poor Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: the poor, housing, Section 8, Housing Choice Voucher Program, "fair market rent", poverty )

- 10 days ago -
Section 8 was intended to help people escape poverty, but instead it's trapping them in it.
Tribal Leaders Are Looking For Ways To End A Crisis Of Youth Suicides
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, Native American youth, suicide, Sen. Committee on Indian Affairs )

- 9 days ago -
Tribal council member C.J. Clifford shared the devastating statistics with members of the U.S. Senate's Committee on Indian Affairs on Wednesday during a hearing focused on ways to end the recent crisis of Native youth suicides and their effects...
Today's Court Ruling, Though Expected, Is Still Shocking - Especially for Those Who Grew Up LGBT in the U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: Glenn Greenwald, U.S., Supreme Court Ruling, LGBT, LGBT Marriage Rights )

- 8 days ago -
Given how embedded, pervasive and recent anti-gay sentiment has been in the fabric of American life, witnessing the arrival of full-scale legal equality is surreal.
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