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Making the Grade: America's Most Beautiful College Campuses
Society & Culture  (tags: society, usa, women, education, environment, ethics, sadness )

- 4 days ago -
No matter how much colleges try to sell themselves with fancy academic rankings, resort-style amenities, and the lure of intramural ultimate Frisbee (!!), it almost always boils down to the campus visit. And also, parties. But mostly, the campus visit.
NC Inmate Died of Thirst After 35 Days in Solitary
Society & Culture  (tags: mentally ill inmate, solitary confinement death, Taylorsville, NC, Alexander Correctional Institution )

- 4 days ago -
A North Carolina inmate with mental illness who died of thirst was held in solitary confinement for 35 days and cited twice for flooding his cell, according to prison records.
Store Pulls 'It's Not Rape It's a Snuggle With a Struggle' T-Shirt (But You Can Still Buy It Online)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, crime, ethics, humanrights, society, violence, freedoms, safety, women, world, bizarre, crime )

- 7 days ago -
A department store in the Philippines was selling a brown T-shirt reading, "It's Not Rape It's a Snuggle With a Struggle," with two hands forming the shape of a heart in the middle. But after the photo went viral, the product was pulled from the retailer'
Please Sign: End Prison Corporations' Abuse of Detained Refugees
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, asylum seekers, US detainee centers, GEO CCA, private owned prison corporations, exploitation of vulnerable populations, ICE, Homeland Security, Obama, abuse, neglect, exploitation, immigration, refugees )

- 8 days ago -
Families fleeing violence and poverty in Central American Countries are coming to America - only to face human rights violations at privately-owned U.S. detainee jails. Many of these detainees are children - some separated from their mothers.
Demand Rush Limbaugh's Sponsors Pull Their Ads After His Sexual Assault Comments ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, violence, sexaul assault, Rush Limbaugh, ethics, safety, dishonesty, crime, corruption, law )

- 9 days ago -
Enough is enough. As a previous target of Limbaugh's sexist attacks, take it from Sandra Fluke we need to stand together and call Rush out.The DCCC has a petition to tell advertisers to stop funding this repulsive commentary.Will you add your name today?
The Little-Known Story of How The Shawshank Redemption Became One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, celebrity, interesting, society, culture, 'The Shawshank Redemption', global phenomenon, world )

- 7 days ago -
A dud at the box office when it opened 20 years ago this week, The Shawshank Redemption now perennially tops IMDb's favorite-movies list--the ultimate in "guy cry" cinema. A story of studio maneuvering, big paychecks deferred, and well-earned roof suds.
Charlottesville Man Charged With Abducting Missing U-Va. Student Hannah Graham
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, crime, freedoms, ethics, humans, law, police, sadness, safety, violence, women )

- 8 days ago -
For the first time since Graham, 18, disappeared from the city's Downtown Mall area early Sept. 13, police said they believe Jesse Leroy "LJ" Matthew Jr., 32, took her against her will. Matthew, a patient technician at the U-Va. hospital and longtime
10 States With the Rudest Drivers - and the States That Hate Them
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, health, humans, law, society, transportation, usa, violence, safety )

- 14 days ago -
Call it brusque, boorish or downright barbaric. Whatever you call it, weaving in and out of traffic, laying on the horn and saluting with an upright digit is universally regarded as rude.
Oregon State Police Use Taser On Naked Autistic 11-Year-Old Girl (Video) Share This With a Friend Follow Us and Never Miss a St
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, lies, children, culture, dishonesty, law, police, sadness, rights, safety )

- 466 days ago -
Oregon State police used a taser on an unarmed, naked 11-year-old girl who was walking down the I-5 highway near Ashland, Ore., at 4 a.m. on Sunday morning (video below).
Alcohol-Free Bar Is Opening in Chicago Area for People in Recovery
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, interesting, society, safety, sadness, rights, humans, freedoms, GoodNews, treatment, prevention, health, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 526 days ago -
Unless you happen to be one of the country's 18 million alcoholics, having a few drinks is fine.But for others, a drink, a toke, or a snort aren't just fun; they can take someone down the road of addiction. In fact, new research shows that what are suppo
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