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Americans' Support For Marijuana Legalization Reaches All-Time High In CBS Poll ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Marijuana Legalization, support, society, culture, government, humans, news, interesting, freedoms, rights, politics, good news )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A majority of Americans support the legalization of recreational marijuana, according to a new poll from CBS News ~ and it's the highest percentage in support since the news organization began asking the question in 1979.
LET'S CUT OUR PRISON POPULATION IN HALF
Society & Culture  (tags: petitions, prisons, jails, corrections, incarceration, injustice )

Freya
- 4 days ago - action.aclu.org
I believe that mass incarceration is not the answer. I want to invest in solutions and strategies that provide alternatives to mass incarceration.
Israeli Racism Takes Center Stage at Manhattan JCC
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Israel, Palestine. Human Rights, JCC Manhattan, two-state solution, racism, bigotry, politics, ethics, culture, society, interesting, world, rights, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
A month ago, JCC Manhattan, a center for Jewish life on the Upper West Side, provided a stage for an Israeli figure to justify racism against Palestinians, with such statements as âEURoeWhat I would want {in a two-state agreement] is maximal territory ...
Neil Young Takes on Monsanto
Society & Culture  (tags: Neil Young, Monsanto, "The Monsanto Years", anti-GMO )

Judy
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
Neil Young's new album takes Monsanto to task for its role in the growth of genetically modified crops.
Now That the Fit's Hit the Shan Around Water in California, Here's a Great Tool to Help Many More People Embrace Urban Homestead
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, coolstuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, family, food, garden, globalwarming, goodnews, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, home, humans, interesting, organic, society, Sustainabililt )

Paul
- 3 days ago - treehugger.com
With California getting kicked in the ag by water issues, urban homesteading makes more sense than ever. But for most of us it feels like a twee hobby of Portlandians. The Urban Homesteader is taking a smart route to bringing it mainsteam. Support!
It's Time to Stop the Bombs - Appeal to the UN Security Council - Please Sign
World  (tags: Syria, Syrian Civil Defence, the White Helmets, volunteers, heroes )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - whitehelmets.org
When the bombs rain down, the Syrian Civil Defence - known as White Helmets - rush in. In a place where public services no longer function these volunteers risk their lives to help anyone in need - regardless of their religion or politics. Men & women
The Heroes and the Miracle Baby - and a Link to An Appeal   video
World  (tags: Syria, Syrian Civil Defence, the White Helmets, volunteers, heroes, baby )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - youtu.be
When the bombs rain down, the White Helmets rush in. In a place where public services no longer function these volunteers risk their lives to help anyone in need - regardless of their religion or politics. Here, they save a 2-week old baby
Gaza Fires Rocket at Israel
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, gaza, hamas, rocket, ceasefire violation )

Barbara
- 3 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
IDF confirms at least one rocket was fired at southern Israel, after sirens went off in Sderot.
For Women With the BRCA1 Mutation and Breast Cancer, a New Study Finds Potential Benefits From Removing Ovaries
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, children, cancer, women. protection, risks, illness, treatment, prevention, health, cancer, women, research )

Annamaria
- 3 days ago - time.com
In women who have both breast cancer and the BRCA1 mutation, having surgery to remove the ovaries can significantly lower their risk of dying from the disease, suggests a new study published in the journal JAMA Oncology.
 
 
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