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From a Victim of Human Trafficking to a Global Hero
World  (tags: world, humanrights, GoodNews, Victims is now a hero, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 9 hours ago - business-standard.com
Anoyara Khatun was a victim of trafficking, but is now a global hero who has foiled numerous attempts of unscrupulous men to lure away girls from West Bengal's remote villages
10 Best Things About Being An Atheist on Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, Christmas, winter, atheism, atheists )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
When it comes to wrapping paper, travel and movies, the holidays can be a special time even for non-believers.
Top 5 Groundbreaking Movements That Rocked the Boat in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, Palestine, minimum wage, net neutrality, immigration, police brutality, racism, Black Lives Matter )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
2014 was an unjust year to say the least. From corporations pursuing control of the Internet to cops getting away with murder, the last 12 months were certainly filled with oppression. But that doesn't mean people didn't fight back.
Honey Badger Houdini - Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem - Natural World - BBC Two   video
Animals  (tags: honey badgers, BBC, Stoffel, escape artist )

Evelyn
- 22 hours ago - youtu.be
NB - not shown in this clip - Stoffel is enclosed because of attacking other animals and having been injured by a lion when allowed to run free. But he is brilliant at escaping ... (The full programme isn't available on internet, apparently)
Ecosia: The Search Engine That Plants Trees   video
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, forests, trees, Sustainabililty, Brazil rainforest )

Yusuf
- 22 hours ago - youtube.com
www.ecosia.org use this search engine instead of google and bing and plant trees for free at the same time. Have a good week
Personal Update - 12/21/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, personal )

TomCat
- 10 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, a homemade cartoon (shown), ans why I'm not here.
Meet the Worst Anti-Zionist of Them All
World  (tags: Israel, Zionism and anti-Zionism, Ethnocracy Right Wing racists )

Eleonora
- 20 hours ago - haaretz.com
The nation-state law they are promoting not only wants to give Jews preeminence in Israel, they also want Jewish law to be the primary inspiration for Israel's legal system. Anything other than an ethnocracy is either Post-Zionist or anti-Zionist.
Video of a Rare Deep-Sea Shark Blows One ScientistâEUR(TM)s Mind
Animals  (tags: Frans Josef Land, wildlife, marine life, Russia, Greenland Shark, animals )

Nancy
- 3 hours ago - takepart.com
The video, released Dec. 17 by National Geographic, shows researcher Alan TurchikâEUR(TM)s reaction to seeing, for the first time, a Greenland shark swimming off the coast of RussiaâEUR(TM)s Franz Josef Land, a series of 192 islands north of the Barents Sea.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Checkerspot Butterfly From Extinction
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, endangered, wildanimals, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
List the Sacramento Mountains checkerspot butterfly as an endangered species
How to Overcome Our Biases ? Walk Boldly Toward Them
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, culture, interesting, biases, humans )

Monka
- 17 hours ago - ted.com
Diversity advocate V. Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups.
 
 
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