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Labor Day - Remembering Joe Hill - Bruce Springsteen   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Joe Hill, Labor Day, union organizer, itinerant laborer, songwriter, martyr, folk hero, organize )

Dandelion
- 9 hours ago - youtube.com
Joe Hill songwriter, itinerant laborer, and union organizer. Thanks in large part to his songs and stirring remarks on the eve of his execution "Don't waste time mourning, organize!" Hill became the best known IWW martyr and labor folk hero.
Petition | Keep Raju Free | Change.Org
Animals  (tags: elephant, Raju, chains, fifhty years, get back, freedom, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, e )

Susanne
- 18 hours ago - change.org
Now the cruel person who had illegal custody of him is trying to get him back through the Allahabad court. You helped free him once, we need your voice once again to keep his freedom!!! Please sign and share with everyone you know, Raju deserve better!!
The 6 Strangest Libertarian Ideas
Society & Culture  (tags: Libertarians, parenting, business, charity, regulation )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
We must challenge libertarians on the extreme nature of their ideology.
Woman With 4 Jobs Dies While Napping in Car
Society & Culture  (tags: jobs, work, women, poverty, tragedy, health )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
Maria Fernandes, 32, of Newark, NJ, worked four jobs, including two at different Dunkin Donuts stores. In between working, she would often park in public lots and catch up on sleep.
The Companies Making a Profit By Abusing the Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty capitalism, greed, probation, privatization, abuse, Human Rights Watch )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
In Orange County, Calif., the probation department's "supervised electronic confinement program," which monitors the movements of low-risk offenders, has been outsourced to a private company, Sentinel Offender Services.
Kindness, Not Punishment, Helps Drug Users Quit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, addiction, rehab, treatment, addicts )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.
6 Numbers That Show How Out of Whack America's Priorities Are
Society & Culture  (tags: wealth, salaries, inequality, Social Security, entitlements, taxes, greed )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
Americans constantly hear about the threat of "entitlements," which in the case of Social Security and Medicare are more properly defined as "earned benefits." The real threat is the array of entitlements demanded by the very rich.
Is Religion Inherently Authoritarian?
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, progress, tolerance, ethics, morals )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
Compared to secular reasoning, the religious establishment has been slow to act when it comes to moral progress.
The Strange History of the North American Arctic
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 9 hours ago - news.sciencemag.org
Archaeologists mapping ancient cultures in the North American Arctic--a region spanning present-day Greenland--have long puzzled over how different cultures relate to one another. Now, an unprecedented large-scale genomics study has traced many such culture
Archaeologists Discovered the "Warmia Pompeii" - Fourteenth Century Settlement
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 16 hours ago - naukawpolsce.pap.pl
Archaeologists discovered the remains of the first medieval location of today's Barczewo. Scientists called the ancient settlement "Warmia Pompeii", because it settlement remained virtually unchanged after the cataclysm, which was the invasion of the Lith
 
 
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