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Medals for Pan American Games Incorporate Braille for the First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: Pan American ZGames, Toronto, Braille, medals, arts, culture, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 36 minutes ago - ca.sports.yahoo.com
They're crafted from metal mined in three different countries across the Americas, and embossed with Braille.
Child Beaten to Death Over Spelling Homework Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: Child Abuse )

Jeaneen
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
Help this poor kid get justice
Watch These Kids Find A Way To Ease World Hunger In Under 2 Minutes
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, children, interesting, hunger, sharing, kids behaviour )

Angela
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
If only the world would approach hunger like two kids at a kitchen table. Each pair of kids, one was provided with a sandwich, while the other had an empty plate. Every child who was given the snack, however, offered to share it.
U.S. Jury Convicts Man Charged in a Britain Bomb Plot
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, law, Britain, Islam, Muslims, terrorist, terrorism, corruption, crime, death, freedoms, murder, religion, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 3 hours ago - nytimes.com
"Blood. Mangled bodies and dead families," said Assistant U.S. Attorney Zainab Ahmad. "Abid Naseer was going to place a car bomb in a crowded ... shopping center and watch people die."
Child Beaten to Death Over Spelling Homework Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: child murder, Violence against Children, children protection, children's rights, ethics, family, punishments, society, violence )

Sabine
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
Recently a three-year-old child was found brutally beaten to death in his aunt's house. The deceased, Ethan Ali, apparently sustained multiple blows from a blunt object. Later reports indicate that his aunt, Christen Dale, allegedly used a belt to beat..
Dancing Skeletons Tug At Heartstrings in 'Love Has No Labels' PSA - Video
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, rights, world, freedoms )

Angela
- 4 hours ago - msn.com
A PSA from the Ad Council for its 'Love Has no Labels' campaign is one of the biggest things on social media, racking up tens of millions of views on Facebook and YouTube.
A Customer Walked Into His Pizza Shop and Changed Philadelphia With $1 and a Single Post-It Note.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, GoodNews, philanthropy )

Dianne
- 5 hours ago - upworthy.com
At one Philly pizza parlor, customers can "pay it forward" by pre-purchasing $1 slices of pizza for people in need.
India's Daughter - BBC Storyville - Documentary (Part 1)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: India, BBC documentary, Leslee Udwin, Jyoti Singh, rape & murder, Delhi )

Evelyn
- 8 hours ago - youtu.be
Powerful film by Leslee Udwin about the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh that set India alight. India banned the film ahead of its planned broadcast as part of the 2015 International Women's Day; Appeal to PM Modi to watch to watch India's Daughter
India's Daughter Review âEUR" This Film Does What the Politicians Should Be Doing
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, society, ethics, sadness, law, health, corruption, dishonesty, women, violence, murder, rights )

Annamaria
- 8 hours ago - theguardian.com
This documentary, which focuses on the assault of Jyoti Singh on a bus in Delhi in 2012, may not contain much that will surprise Indians, but its determination to shed light on the countryâEUR(TM)s rape crisis should inspire change
Tell Congress to Pass the International Violence Against Women Act
Society & Culture  (tags: WOMAN RIGHTS, violence against women and girls, abuse, culture, ethics, law, politics, rights, safety, congress, violence )

Sabine
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The World Health Organization estimates that more than one third of the women on the planet will face physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives. That's more than one billion people who will experience rape, domestic abuse...
Home | Ready.Gov
Society & Culture  (tags: government, safety )

Glenn
- 10 hours ago - ready.gov
Important safety tips from F.E.M.A.
America's Top SAT Tutor Explains Why No One Should Take the SAT in 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children )

Glenn
- 16 hours ago - finance.yahoo.com
I always believed that the SAT is outdated. I went to a university through a junior college, so I didn't have to take it.
Website Gives Glimpse of Catholics Around the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, world, culture )

Glenn
- 17 hours ago - cnsblog.wordpress.com
Everyone has his own way of worshiping god, even within the same church.
Thinking About God Makes People More Willing to Take Risks
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 17 hours ago - slate.com
Religion even makes people reckless.
Derick Dillard Tries to Run Over a Cat With His Sled While Duggar Family Cheers
Society & Culture  (tags: animal abuse, Duggars, Derick Dillard, cats, TV Show )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - msn.com
"Move, cat," Dillard says in the video, before being pushed directly into the cat by who appears to be his brother-in-law Ben Seewald. Members of the Duggar family are heard loudly laughing, as Dillard nearly collides with the cat before it leaps away.
Jihadi John: Father Accuses Mohammed Emwazi of Being a Dog and Terrorist
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, terrorist, Jihadi John, Mohammed Emwazi )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
The father of Mohammed Emwazi described his son as a "dog, an animal and a terrorist" and revealed he begged his parents for forgiveness before joining Isil and becoming Jihadi John, the Daily Telegraph can disclose.
'The Wall', Stories of Grief, Love and Penance
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, government, ethics, violence, world, culture, americans, society, politics )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Stories of grief, love and penance live among whatâEUR(TM)s left at the Vietnam Wall
VIDEO - WATCH: Rightists Attack Palestinian MK Zoabi and Staffer at Panel
Society & Culture  (tags: baruch marzel, haneen zoabi, Israeli Arabs, joint Arab list, Right-wing extremism, Palestinian human rights, israel, media, internet, news, world, women, freedoms, culture, government, violence, usa, society )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
The attackers were identified with extreme right-wing settler Baruch Marzel, who is running with Eli YishaiâEUR(TM)s Yachad party.
Anti-War Protesters Arrested Outside AIPAC Conference .
Society & Culture  (tags: code pink, protest, congress, anti war, Iran, peace, AIPAC conference, arrests of activists, usa, media, internet, news, world, americans, activists, abuse )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
"It's important to challenge AIPAC's influence in Washington DC, and to show our strength in numbers," said Alli McCracken, CODEPINK'S National Organiser.
15 Crucial American Jobs That Still Don't Pay a Living Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: wages, workers, income, economic injustice, jobs, employment )

Freya
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Minimum wage varies across the country, with some states and cities winning for better pay for workers, but one thing seems true all over America: We rely on workers who make very little money to do a whole lot.
Demand Equal Pay
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pay, income, equality, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - action.cheribustos.com
Despite working the same jobs, women in our district still earn just 73 cents to every dollar that men earn. That means middle class families have less money to put food on the table, gas in their cars, and even just pay the bills.
Domestic Violence & Pets
Society & Culture  (tags: There is help for both human and non-hum, Red Rover, used in shelters in the US, Canada, Australia, activists, abuse, education, safety, sadness, violence, murder )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - playfulkitty.net
Photo Credit: Esra Erben Talking about domestic violence isnâEUR(TM)t easy, but it is a discussion that needs to be had. Many victims suffer in silence. Why is this coming up on a site about cats? The victims of domestic violence are not always human.
What I Learned From Breaking the Law
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, freedoms, law, rights, ethics )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
I (John Raines) have been asked to develop a set of reflections on the moral lessons I learned from breaking the law. Here is part of that story.... Here are five lessons I learned.
Why Americans Don't Care About Prison Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, corruption, government, law, rights, safety, violence, prison, corrections )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
That prisons routinely house thousands upon thousands of instances of sexual exploitation and rape is at the very least tolerated, and at most subtly appreciated as part of their punitive purpose.
   

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