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9 Shel Silverstein Quotes To Get You Through Today
Society & Culture  (tags: Literacy month, Shel Silverstein, friends, diversity, poetry, acceptance, individuality )

- 8 days ago -
Each poem attempted to convey, in itâEUR(TM)s own special way, that the world is what we make of it. In honor of Literacy month, here are a few of the most treasured Shel Silverstein quotes:
Freedom Ride Diary Documents Historic 1965 Bus Trip Across Rural NSW to Fight Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, freedoms, humans, rights, society, Aborigines, aboriginal people )

- 17 days ago -
A hand-written diary kept by a university student on the 1965 Freedom Ride through country towns in New South Wales has been described as a "priceless" way to keep the story alive for future generations.
Teen Jihadi Jake Bilardi Was Preparing to Bomb Melbourne
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, jihadist terror threat, Islamic State, suicidist )

- 17 days ago -
Australia's teen jihadist Jake Bilardi was preparing to attack cafes and shopping centres in Melbourne with bombs, knives and hand grenades last year. He flew instead to Iraq where he is believed to have blown himself up in an IS suicide mission.
RIP: Sam Simon, 'Simpsons' Producer and Philanthropist, Dies at 59
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Sam Simon, humor, TheSimpsons, society, politics, movies, tv, culture, americans )

- 20 days ago -
Sam Simon, the nine-time Emmy Award-winning comedy writer and producer who helped develop "The Simpsons," made millions after leaving the show in 1993 and then donated his riches to charity, has died, his foundation announced on Facebook. He was 59.
Petition: Classified Mash as a Staple Food.
Society & Culture  (tags: milk production, milk production, mash, milk of plants )

- 33 days ago -
Mash State-promote and classified in the VAT as a staple food. Why is promoted to cow's milk and mash not? Please give NAME - TOWN - STREET adress and eMail Remove the check marks ... thank you
Thank You Notes...ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: thank yous for charity, women, family, children, society, health )

- 89 days ago -
This holiday season, send a Thank You Note to someone who made a difference in your life. Samsung and TakePart will donate $5 to a charity of your choice.
31 Vintage Holiday Moments
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmases past, Hannukah, history, holiday, war and peace, family, culture, society, world )

- 97 days ago -
Holidays are said to be a time of love, cheer and human compassion. These photos may be decades-old, but the stories they tell is not much different than the stories of today.
The Men of the Fifth World   video
Society & Culture  (tags: aboriginal culture, Australia, culture, world, dream time, spirituality, generations )

- 118 days ago -
They are the original inhabitants of the land called Australia by the white man. They have been there since the beginning of time, since the dream time, when everything they know was created.
Tugce Albayrak: Germans Pay Tribute to Student Killed Trying to Help Harassed Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, violence, crime, death, humans )

- 116 days ago -
Thousands of Germans paid tribute on Sunday to a 23-year-old student who was murdered after rushing to the aid of two teenage girls who were being harassed by a group of men. To honour Tugce visit the petition site at
Petitionhub, Yousign, Yousignanimals Are Okay, I Am Sorry for My Stupidity
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, apology, guilty, yusuf is stupid, yusuf was wrong )

- 123 days ago -
All 3 of these websites are just like any other activist/petition website and just as with any website it is important to be careful. I apologize for my extreme stupidity and inconsistency in comparing them with care2, and avaaz
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