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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 )

- 17 hours 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
Chicago Police Officer Charged With Murder After Video Shows Him Shooting Laquan McDonald 16 Times
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, police, law, humans, freedoms, dishonesty, culture, crime, death, abuse, ethics, rights, violence, women, murder, media, politics, usa )

- 1 day ago -
For the first time in three decades, a Chicago police officer faces charges of first-degree murder for an on-duty shooting. White police officer Jason Van Dyke was arrested on Tuesday and is being held without bail for the killing of African-American 17-y
How 2 Independent Journalists And A Lawyer Held Chicago Police Accountable For Teen's Death
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, death, dishonesty, media, americans, murder )

- 21 hours ago -
The killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014.To say the teen was shot in the chest is an understatement!
Here's the Story of the Farmworkers Behind Your Sweet Potato Pie
Society & Culture  (tags: labor, Thanksgiving, sweet potatoes, society, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Looks like the secret ingredient in your Thanksgiving sweet potato dish might be perspiration. Harvesting those orange tubers is exhausting work
Plug the Fracking Leaks EPA PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 25 days ago -
We only have until November 17 to convince them to make the rules tougher. Sign here to tell the EPA to plug ALL the fracking leaks NOW before it's too late
Media Drumbeat for War and Despicable Anti-Muslim Scapegoating
World  (tags: media drumbeat, anti-muslim, Submissive, scapegoating, Glenn Greenwald, Paris, ISIL, ISIS, Daesh, Iraq, Syria, Edward Snowden )

- 1 day ago -
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, media coverage has seen familiar patterns: uncritically repeat government claims, defend expansive state power, and blame the Muslim community for the acts of a few.
"Nativist Hysteria" Against Syrian Refugees Echoes U.S. Rejection of Jewish Refugees in 1930s
World  (tags: Syrian refugees, resettling Syrians/Iraqis, humanitarian crisis, USCongress, USGovernors, Rethugs, no visas, border blockades, historical parallels, Nazi Holocaust, analogy, Jewish refugees, children, denial US entry, StLouis turned back, AnneFrank )

- 13 hours ago -
Historical parallels with refugee crisis the US faced on eve of WW2: in 1938 67.4% Americans wanted to keep Jewish refugees OUT. Among those seeking refuge & denied entry? Anne Frank & her family. Nativist response then has very clear echos now...
Living in a Bubble Under The Stars of France
Offbeat  (tags: bubble, hotel room in bubble, France, Attrap’Reves hotel )

- 2 days ago -
With so much bad news going on in France I thought I'd share this unique place. Maybe one day you can experience it first hand if not is nice to peak in and take a look.
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