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75 Percent of White People Don't Have Any Nonwhite Friends
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, segregation, hate groups, homogenous workplaces, wealth gaps, networks, Public Religion Research Institute )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
A collective gasp of surprise went up this week after the Public Religion Research Institute released new survey data that found that 75 percent of white Americans have "entirely white social networks." Yet our popular culture, the 800% rise in hate ...
69% of Gaza Schools Damaged By Israeli Assaults
Society & Culture  (tags: IDF CRIMES- brutality against Paletinian, schools damaged, West Bank, assault-massacre gaza 2014-siege, IDF attack on civilian population, end all US aid to Israel, Palestinian human-rights, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, n )

Jess
- 1 day ago - imemc.org
Almost 69 percent of government and UN schools in the Gaza Strip were damaged by Israeli assaults. West Bank students began their school year in solidarity with Gaza counterparts.
Pregnant Cop Forced to Choose: Keep Grueling Hours or Take Unpaid Leave
Society & Culture  (tags: women, mothers, pregnancy, police, employment, work, leave, discrimination, Kentucky, EEOC )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - cosmopolitan.com
A pregnant police officer was forced to take an unpaid leave after her patrol became physically overwhelming. Now she's taking action, saying the city of Florence, Kentucky, discriminated against her, Today.com reports.
The US Government Can Brand You a Terrorist Based on a Facebook Post. We Can't Let Them Make Up the Rules
Society & Culture  (tags: Facebook, spying, terrorism, privacy, NSA, ICREACH )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - theguardian.com
The US government's web of surveillance is vast and interconnected. Now we know just how opaque, inefficient and discriminatory it can be.
Palestinian Film! What's That?
Society & Culture  (tags: film, melodrama, Ramallah, Suha, Arraf, Villa, Touma, Venice, Critics, Week, controversy )

Sam
- 1 day ago - movies.yahoo.com
They tried to buy her Palestinian identity with $400,000.
TAKE ACTION: Stand With Anti-Slavery Activist Andy Hall
Society & Culture  (tags: Andy Hall, British, campaigner, rights of migrant workers, investigation, Finnwatch, activists, culture, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - walkfree.org
Andy Hall is a British campaigner with a special focus on the rights of migrant workers. Two years ago he undertook an investigation on behalf of Finnwatch into potential labour abuses at Natural Fruit
Here's Why We Celebrate Labor Day (US and CANADA)
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humans, society, canadians, Labor day, US, Canada )

Lone
- 1 day ago - time.com
Here's a quick primer on the meaning and history of the holiday in USA!
Federal Judge Strikes Down Restrictive Texas Abortion Law
Society & Culture  (tags: world, women, rights, children, abortion, federal judge, abortion clinics )

Darren
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
A federal judge in Austin, Tex., blocked a stringent new rule on Friday that would have forced more than half of the state's remaining abortion clinics to close, the latest in a string of court decisions. . .
Israeli Youth Say Racism Is Their Identity
Society & Culture  (tags: Children, Education, Ethics, Family, Government, Israel, Middle East, Politics, Religion, Society )

Eleonora
- 1 day ago - jfjfp.com
"As soon as I heard about the quarrel with that leftist girl [Michal], I was ready to throw a brick at her head and kill her ... all the leftists are Israel-haters. ... Those people have no place in our country - both the Arabs and the leftists."
Arizona Man Arrested for Burning, Urinating on Bible
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, freedom of expression, bibles, free speech, Arizona )

Freya
- 2 days ago - news.msn.com
A 22-year-old Arizona man calling himself "Dark Lord" has been arrested for allegedly burning a Bible and urinating on it outside a Christian-oriented homeless shelter in northern Arizona, police said on Friday.
 
 
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