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Egyptians Launch Boycott of Orange-Owned Mobinil Over Complicity in Israeli Crimes
Business  (tags: world, Egypt, France, boycott, 'Mobinil', 'Orange', Israeli war crimes, business, consumers, news, finance, society, money, ethics, politics, government )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Egyptian campaigners are calling on fellow citizens to dump the mobile phone company Mobinil because its parent corporation Orange is complicit in Israeli crimes against Palestinians.
How To Bring Back Butterflies: Make Vineyards Sustainable
Green Lifestyle  (tags: pesticides, environment, green, food, good news, vineyards, Monarch Butterflies, protection, eco-friendly, organic, health, interesting, humans, garden, world )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - modernfarmer.com
Butterfly numbers have taken a disastrous plummet in recent years. But a new study finds that lower pesticide use in vineyards leads to hugely increased numbers of everyone's favorite insect.
How An Agricultural Weed Came to Symbolize Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, society, culture, world, poppies, Memorial Day, agricultural weed, soldiers, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - modernfarmer.com
It was a poem by a Canadian soldier that helped turn an agricultural weed into a symbol inexorably tied to Memorial Day in the United States and to various other days of remembrance for fallen soldiers elsewhere in the world.
Damaged Gas Cylinders Become Another Threat to Gazans
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Gaza, Israel, world, family, death, ethics, freedoms, society, government, sadness, politics, news, humans, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to fall prey to cooking gas cylinder explosions in apartment buildings, as most poor families cannot afford to replace their old gas cylinders with new ones due to their weak purchasing power.
The Incredible Bravery of America's Female Special Ops
Society & Culture  (tags: women, valor, war, 'Special Ops', society, culture, ethics, humans, freedoms, rights, world, news, media, education, government, interesting, politics )

Carrie
- 39 minutes ago - thedailybeast.com
Too often, the narrative about female soldiers dwells on rape and PTSD. ItâEUR(TM)s time to recognize them for their incredible valor.If only we would stop to see the valor story, we would notice that women have been out there, in combat, receiving awards ...
Karen Armstrong on Sam Harris and Bill Maher:"It Fills Me With Despair, This Is the Sort of Talk That Led to Concentration Camps
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society, ethics, abuse, activists, interesting, media, politics, rights, sadness, safety, news, freedoms, humans, violence, world, women )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - themuslimtimes.org
Salon.com: Karen Armstrong has written histories of Buddhism and Islam. She has written a history of myth. She has written a history of God. Born in Britain, Armstrong studied English at Oxford, spent seven years as a Catholic nun, then ...
Who Said It: Fox News or Jesus? ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: President Obama, Fox News, poor people, Christians, media, news, humans, religion, society, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, interesting, politics, rights, sadness, abuse, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - themuslimtimes.org
During a broad conversation on how to overcome poverty at Georgetown University last week, President Barack Obama made a few comments about how Fox News talks about poor people.
These Guys Are Painfully Wrong About Islam: 3 Things That Every Anti-Muslim Zealot Needs to Admit
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Islam, government, politics, world, rights, news, society, ethics, interesting, law, culture, abuse, media, sadness, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - salon.com
Critics of Islam all too often demand public debate about Islam, but then refuse to empower and elevate those Muslim organizations demonstrating pluralism, universal human rights and international justice.
Creationist: If Evolution Is True, Then It Wasn't Wrong for Josh Duggar to Molest His Sisters
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, creationists, creationism, ethics, family, society, women, humans, news, children, dishonesty, gayrights, law, rights, sadness, education, culture, safety )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - rawstory.com
A creationism activist suggested Josh Duggar be punished for molesting his sleeping sisters and their friends by being paid to campaign against LGBT people marrying one another.
Joe Arpaio Asks Public to Pay Legal Fees, Laments: I Have to Pay for My Own Lawyers!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, abuse, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, news, politics )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
"In some instances I have to personally pay for attorneys to represent me in these cases," Arpaio said in an email to fans late last week. "I do not have the personal wealth or the wherewithal to keep up with the costly demands of paying for ...
 
 
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