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Why Are We Spiteful, Even Though It Bites Us Back?
Society & Culture  (tags: spite, empathy, society, ethics, world, personality, research, aggression, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - npr.org
Why do people willingly inconvenience or even harm themselves in order harm others? And why are some of us more spiteful than others? Being aggressive and lacking empathy might have a lot to do with it, researchers say.
William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: 50 Everyday Phrases That Came From the Bard
Society & Culture  (tags: Shakespeare, language, popular phrases, 450th birthday, interesting, society, education, culture )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - independent.co.uk
Happy 450th birthday William Shakespeare. Your plays are still the pinnacle, your poetry among the finest and many phrases you coined are still in wide usage.
1.6 Million Americans Don't Have Indoor Plumbing. Here's Where They Live (INTERACTIVE MAP INCLUDED)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, census questions, indoor plumbing, rural areas, government, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Looking beyond the present day, it's worth remembering that indoor plumbing is a fairly new development for many communities. In 1950 fully one quarter of U.S. households did not have a flush toilet --
Bob Dole Says the GOP Is Way More Conservative Than It Was Even 20 Years Ago. He's Right.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bob Dole, Americans, conservatives, republicans, government, ethics, constitution, congress, usa, politics )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Here's Bob Dole on the current state of the Republican party: "I thought I was a conservative, but we've got some in Congress now who are so far right they're about to fall out of the Capitol."
An Earth Day Suggestion to Protect Our Planet, Farmworkers and Families
Health & Wellness  (tags: Earth Day Suggestion, food, health, pesticides, agriculture, environment, humans, protection, safety, news )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - foodsafetynews.com
Each Earth Day, we are inundated by advertising and other pronouncements with ways to help protect our planet. But one step - curbing the use of toxic and harmful pesticides in agriculture - would help protect the environment, farmworkers and our families
MCPRICELESS (VIDEO and PETITION) ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: McDonald's, business, corporate, economy, ethics, money, society, labor, lies, marketing, abuse, consumers )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - lowpayisnotok.org
Some things are priceless, but shelling out dollars by the barrel-full to Madison Avenue when your employees don't make enough to live is just heartless. Share the video and tell McDonald's to do the right thing: support $15 an hour and a union now.
Why We Need a Maximum Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: Americansn, income inequality, society, rights, ethics, culture, politics, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - theweek.com
The debate about rising economic inequality that's been building since the financial crisis of 2008 has approached a boiling point thanks to the publication in English of French economist Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
Tell EPA to Cap Carbon Pollution From Coal Plants ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Environment  (tags: carbon pollution, coal plants, China, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - secure2.convio.net
All of us, nationwide, are threatened by proposed mega-facilities for exporting coal to China. TAKE ACTION!
Blame This Drunken Bear for Vladimir Putin
World  (tags: Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin, Russia Federation, Ukraine, violence, politics, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
As the first president of the Russian Federation after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin's biggest mistake was picking Vladimir Putin as his seventh or ninth prime minister.
American Journalist With Vice News Captured in Eastern Ukraine (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: violence, Ukraine, Russia, Simon Ostrovsky, journalists, safety, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mashable.com
Simon Ostrovsky, a reporter for Vice News, who has been filing a series of compelling video dispatches from Ukraine since early March, was "taken" in Sloviansk, Russian media outlet gazeta.ru reports.
 
 
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