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Former ISIS Hostage Says 'Jihadi John' Beat Him, Forced Him to Dance Tango
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, world, terrorism, media, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, women )

- 3 hours ago -
A Danish photographer who endured months of torture at the hands of Islamic State extremists says the terrorist killer known as Jihadi John forced him to stand for days and dance the Tango at a prison in Syria.
Hundreds of Yazidi Women Killing Themselves in ISIS Captivity
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, world, sadness, safety, society, crime, death, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, murder, rights )

- 3 hours ago -
"Hello?" The voice is muffled, crackly, and barely audible, but the caller's desperation is clear: "Our situation is very bad and cannot get any worse.
From Singer to Soldier: Xate Shingali and Women of the Sun Brigade Take on ISIS
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, violence, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, sadness, safety, society )

- 3 hours ago -
Our hearts were broken, we were separated, and now we live with no hope, the lyrics ring out plaintively as singer Xate Shingali performs against a backdrop of rolling hills
TAKE ACTION: Email Your MP: Resettle 1,000 Refugees By Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: Syrian refugees, christmas, resettlement program )

- 4 hours ago -
Please can you write to your MP now? It'll just take a minute but it will send a strong signal to the government that the British public is ready to welcome 1,000 refugees by Christmas.
Time for Women to Lead - You Can Help Support This
Society & Culture  (tags: Middle East, North Africa, women, leaders, Oxfam, stories, humans, interesting )

- 7 hours ago -
Across the Middle East and North Africa, women are taking the lead including in poor and marginalized areas. Follow the stories of these amazing women.
UN to Investigate Plight of US Native Americans for First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, American Indian, Native American, Alaska Native, Hawaiian, indigenous people, UN, Special Rapporteur, James Anaya, UN declaration on the rights of indigeno )

- 9 hours ago -
The UN human rights inquiry will focus on the living conditions of the 2.7 million Native Americans living in the US. The UN mission is potentially contentious, with some US conservatives likely to object to international interference in domestic matters
Americans Also Have a Holiday Today - But Should We?
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, Columbus, Native Americans, Indians, genocide, heritage, society, history )

- 10 hours ago -
A holiday post on TomCat's blog by SoINeedAName
Mommy Am I Going to Die? Mom Calls 9-1-1 for Paramedics Cop Shows Up Shoots 4-Year-Old Daughter
Society & Culture  (tags: shot 4 year old, trigger happy cop, 9-1-1 call, Jonathan Thomas, Ohio, boxer-terrier, Patches, paramedic )

- 12 hours ago -
A mothers attempt to get medical help for a cut on her arm turned into a nightmare after a trigger happy cop showed up.
Mind-Boggling New Terms For Men and Women!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, news, society )

- 12 hours ago -
The insanity continues as the pronouns "he" and "she" are being joined on American college campuses by "e/ey," "em," "eir/eirs," "eirself/emse" "hu," "hum," "hus," "humself," "per," "per," "per/pers," "perself, "themse," "ze," "hir," "hir/hirs," "hirself
Police Officer In Sandra Bland Case Tasered Councilman
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, law, police, rights, society )

Cheryl A.
- 12 hours ago -
This mess gets deeper and deeper. According to the police citizens have no right to question officers' actions...peace.
Cities Give Columbus Day the Boot
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, interesting, society, news )

Cheryl A.
- 14 hours ago -
Out goes Columbus Day and in comes Indigenous Peoples Day. Let's use this day to learn the real American history and give honor to the original peoples of this continent...peace.
The National Registry of Exonerations
Society & Culture  (tags: The Registry, exonerations, wrongly convicted, innocence project, exonerations map )

- 14 hours ago -
The Registry provides detailed information about every known exoneration in United States since 1989 cases which a person was wrongly convicted of a crime and later cleared of all the charges based on new evidence of innocence. View exonerations map.
Councilwoman Threatens to Animal Shelter's Funding After Protest
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, crime, activists, government, freedoms, politics, rights, society )

Cheryl A.
- 16 hours ago -
"Residents are outraged after Ann Arbor City Councilwoman Jane Lumm quietly threatened to cut off funding from the Humane Society of Huron Valley over their opposition to Lumm's proposal to kill 100 deer in the city." Peace.
The Nixon of the North
Society & Culture  (tags: harper. canada, culture, government, humans, society )

- 16 hours ago -
How Stephen Harper ruined Canada
Mohamed Fahmy Arrives Safely in Toronto, Tweets Thanksgiving Message
Society & Culture  (tags: canadian journalist, Mohamed Fahmy, egypt, free speech, freedoms, government, humans, society, world )

- 16 hours ago -
A Canadian journalist who was released from prison in Egypt last month has returned home, marking the end of his nearly two-year ordeal in a case that raised questions about EgyptâEUR(TM)s commitment to free speech.
Refugee Crisis: Nearly Half of Germans Say Angela Merkels Welcome Policy Is Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: refugees, germany, europe, Angela Merkel )

- 18 hours ago -
Even moderates are accusing the German Chancellor of going too far, too fast with refugees, the welcome culture is evaporating and border transit camps are planned to send back unwanted migrants
Bernie Sanders Recorded This Folk Album 28 Years Ago - Bernie Post
Society & Culture  (tags: Bernie Sanders, We Shall Overcome, Vermont, folk album )

- 18 hours ago -
The six track album is titled 'We Shall Overcome' and was recorded in-studio almost 30 years ago in Vermont. Bernie speaks, not sings, and his Convictions haven't changed a bit in all these years!
How Christopher Columbus Became a Hate Figure for Many Online
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, INDIGENOUS rights, indigenous people, columbus day )

- 20 hours ago -
Most people in the US celebrate a national holiday today, in memory of Christopher Columbus, the man often credited with discovering America. Many believe he does not deserve the honour, and on social media, the campaign to rewrite his legacy...
The Island Where Men Are Disappearing
Society & Culture  (tags: drugs, drug running, crime, corruption, society )

- 20 hours ago -
A small Caribbean island with palm trees swaying in the breeze, white sands and emerald waters, untouched by mass tourism. But Old Providence has a guilty secret - the huge number of people who have turned to drug-running and then disappeared.
Texas University Students in Dildo Protest Over Gun Law
Society & Culture  (tags: gun laws, students, protestors )

- 20 hours ago -
Texas students are planning to hang sex toys from their bags in protest at a law allowing people to carry concealed weapons on university campuses.
North Korea Escape: I Was Pregnant and Sold Into Slavery. But Somehow I Kept My Baby
Society & Culture  (tags: north korea, detention camps, Escaped, freedoms, ethics, government, abuse, death, society )

- 20 hours ago -
If you came across Jihyun Park in Manchester, carrying a bag of groceries from the market for her childrenâEUR(TM)s dinner, you would struggle to imagine her past
Vatican Opens Homeless Shelter for 34 People
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, vatican, pope )

- 21 hours ago -
A homeless shelter for 34 people has been opened by the Vatican just yards from St Peters Square where the papal audience is held.
Stop Data Retention
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, data retention, wifi, spied, mobile, action )

- 1 day ago -
From October 13th, your phone and internet providers (ISPs) will have to retain huge volumes of your private information for 2 years.
Anti-Muslim Protestor Does U-Turn and Enters Mosque   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Michigan, anti 'violent Islam', protestor, fear, hatred, facebook, discovery, human, friendship )

- 1 day ago -
She starts, protesting 'violent Islam' outside Michigan mosque, frightened and hating all Muslims because of what she "learnt" about Islam on FB - and then starts to discover fellow humans. Touching moment - she ends up hugged & befriended by Muslims.
IsraelâEUR(TM)s Haunted TempleâEUR¦
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Al-Aqsa Mosque, Haram al sharif, Israel, Israeli forces, Israeli hasbara, Jerusalem, Jewish colonists, Muslim holy site, Muslims, Palestinian Christians, Palestinians, zionist-controlled medianews, world, media, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Tension in Jerusalem has escalated to dangerous levels in response to deliberate Israeli provocation at Haram Al Sharif or the Noble Sanctuary.
Free Course on Tibetan Buddhist Meditation By the University of Virginia on Coursera
Society & Culture  (tags: free, course, University, Virginia, Tibetan, Buddhist, meditation, theravada, hinayana, mahayana, tantrayana, vajrayana, religion, india, indian, buddhism, Vipassana )

- 1 day ago -
just discovered that coursera is now offering a free course given by University of Virginia lecturers on Tibetan Buddhist meditation and so wanted to share this information with all of my friends on Care2. Enjoy the lectures !
Million Man March in DC 10/10/2015
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humans, interesting, rights, society )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
Crowds rally for 'justice or else' on 20th anniversary of Million Man March. This wasn't shown on most major stations in America. ..peace
Truth-Telling in American History: Groups Fight for Indigenous Peoples Day
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples' Day, Columbus Day, U.S. Cities, accuracy in American History, U.S. cities )

- 1 day ago -
From the Northern Plains to the Southwestern deserts, American Indian groups are working to correct historic falsehoods and demanding acknowledgement of what the "discovery" of this continent meant to and for Indigenous Peoples.
GMO Babies Could Create a New Caste System in the Not-So-Distant Future @Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, rights, politics, safety, violence, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, freedoms, world, health, GeneticEngineering, design, science, technology )

- 1 day ago -
Unless humanity changes its direction, life might get ugly in the bioengineered society of our grandkids.

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