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Seven Years Without A Raise!
Society & Culture  (tags: minimum wage, workers, income, employment, wages, petitions )

- 8 hours ago -
In 2016, no one can support him/herself on the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. Workers struggle to pay bills, fill their cars with gas, feed their families, and save for the future.
Homeless Man Offers Money to Pay StudentâEUR(TM)s Bus Fare, Warming Hearts
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, philanthropy )

- 7 hours ago -
It is easy to be generous with what you don't need, but real charity is givng up something you need just as much as the person you give it to.
Ivory Kingpin Sentenced to 20 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: ivory kingpin, sentenced, Interpol, crime against the environment, abuse, crime, environment, humans, law, society, world )

- 10 hours ago -
He was sentenced to 20 years and ordered to pay a KS 20 million fine. Feisal had been listed by Interpol as one of the nine most wanted suspects for crimes against the environment.
Raimondo Signs Law to Allow Dogs in Outside Dining Areas
Society & Culture  (tags: Raimondo, signing law, allowing dogs outside dining, americans, culture, environment, humans, rights, world )

- 10 hours ago -
PROVIDENCE, R.I. âEUR" Dog lovers scored a victory on Wednesday when Governor Raimondo signed into law a measure allowing restaurants with outdoor dining areas to permit their patrons to eat out with their pooches.
Society & Culture  (tags: giant hive, summer installation. UK, arts, culture, education, humans, world )

- 10 hours ago -
The Hive, a summer installation in the U.K., uses communications in the parkâEUR(TM)s own beehives to control what happens inside the towering attraction
Pakistan: End Family Killings Now - PLEASE SEND A MESSAGE -
Society & Culture  (tags: pakistan, family killings, abuse, crime, death, family, humans, safety, violence, women, world )

- 10 hours ago -
Qandeel Baloch was a social media superstar, rising from an abusive early marriage to become a standard bearer for feminism. She was strangled by her brother for speaking out and standing up for herself.
How I Survived My Father's Hateful Right-Wing Extremism
Society & Culture  (tags: extremists, hate, paranoia, preppers, John Birch Society, childhood, coming of age )

- 1 day ago -
My dad hates me. He hates me because IâEUR(TM)m not like him. He hates me because I donâEUR(TM)t hate others.
8 Reasons Why Police in America Keep Killing Civilians and Getting Away With It
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law enforcement, violence, killing, injustice )

- 1 day ago -
The question of why police can kill civilians and get away with it isnâEUR(TM)t new and isnâEUR(TM)t going away.
Arizona's Blue Highway
Society & Culture  (tags: Latino voters, Arizona, New Blue State, activists, culture, ethics, interesting, media, politics, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
With increasing Latino activism, once-Republican Arizona is becoming contested terrain, though registration still lags. Will this be the year? Please note, comment, forward.
How the New Civil Rights Movement Can Build on the Lessons of the Old
Society & Culture  (tags: civil rights, human rights, movements, demonstrations, protests, activism )

- 1 day ago -
Creating change requires understanding the power you have, and building a movement goes beyond protests.
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