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Should the Media Be Written Up for Poor Job Performance?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, dishonesty, media, usa, society, police )

Angelus
- 1 hour ago - readersupportednews.org
If you have ever approached the media about a story you soon realize how hard it is to get a reporter to do a story ..unless you are SOMEONE
Respect Wishes of Mass Murderers Victims Families
Society & Culture  (tags: Death Penalty is just cowardly, & revenge & changed nothing, Punishing Alternative Viewpoints )

Peter
- 5 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch! Goal: Do not seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof. Despite the egregious nature of his actions, the families of the victims have publicly forgiven Roof for his actions while he awaits his trial...
Clemency for Josephine Ledesma Serving Life Without Parole
Society & Culture  (tags: war on drugs, injustice, prisons, sentencing, petitions )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - change.org
Josephine Ledesma is a first time nonviolent drug offender who has already served 24 years of a life sentence for conspiracy to transport drugs.
Anti-Choice Activists Using Location Services to Send Targeted Ads to Women in Abortion Clinics
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, Planned Parenthood, anti-choice, propaganda, harassment )

Freya
- 5 hours ago - alternet.org
A new effort by anti-choice activists to target women seeking abortions just reached a brand-new level of creepy, according to an investigation by the reproductive health news site Rewire.
Memorial Day - Monday 30 May 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, humans, interesting, society, world )

Frans
- 11 hours ago - publicholidays.us
Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was initiated to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate armies who died during the American Civil War....
Fresh Strikes in France as Nuclear Workers Join Protest
Society & Culture  (tags: Protests, France, oil industry, petrol, labour bill, stikes, unions, nuclearmedia, news )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Protests against labour law changes seen as "too pro-business" continue, forcing nation to use emergency fuel reserves
Why Do Russians Never Smile?
Society & Culture  (tags: smiling, cultural differences, study )

Judy
- 15 hours ago - theatlantic.com
Here's something that has always puzzled me, growing up in the U.S. as a child of Russian parents. This is an interesting study.
Stop the Missouri 'Stand Your Ground' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, law, police, rights, safety, violence, Black lives matter )

Cheryl A.
- 19 hours ago - act.colorofchange.org
" Now conservatives and the gun lobby are again pushing âEUR~Stand Your GroundâEUR(TM) legislation in even more states - providing cover for race-based violence and trigger-happy vigilantes like Zimmerman." Peace.
Blatant Retaliation Against Prisoners Trying to Reform Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, incarceration, inmates, injustice, brutality, solitary confinement, protests )

Freya
- 21 hours ago - alternet.org
In an apparent retaliation against their activism and an attempt to disrupt further communications, Massachusetts officials come down hard.
Cancer Angst: Stop It Already, Cancer | Cure Today
Society & Culture  (tags: cancer, cancer survivor, cancer patient, cancer treatment, cancer survivorship, cancer coping )

Barbara
- 23 hours ago - curetoday.com
Is anyone else fed up with Cancer too? Thanks for reading my article!
Strange British Place Names
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, GoodNews, interesting, internet, society, news )

Monika
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
You can't blame the residents of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysilio gogogoch in Wales for preferring to call their village Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, or Llanfairpwll.
What's the Longest Word in Your Language ???   video
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, news, internet, goodnews, humans )

Monika
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Some human languages are quite amazing when it comes to saying a lot with one word, which can insanely long. Here's a fun and amusing look at some of the longest words in the world, each from a different language!
Village Where Children Climb Cliffside Ladder May Get Stairs
Society & Culture  (tags: chinese )

Angie
- 1 day ago - msn.com
A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.
Holocaust Survivor and Human Rights Activist Hedy Epstein Dies at 91
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Palestine, Israel, Hedy Epstein, human rights, PSC, Women in Black, peace, protests, freedoms, end the occupation, world, media, news, women, activists )

Jess
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Much of her later activism centered on efforts to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine. She founded the St. Louis chapter of Women in Black and co-founded the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee
How My Job Talking Women Out of Abortions Made Me Pro-Choice
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, pregnancy, propaganda, anti-choice, heel-face turn )

Freya
- 1 day ago - vox.com
Unlike women's reproductive clinics, most crisis pregnancy centers are not medical facilities, and apart from providing free pregnancy tests and possibly limited sonograms, they do not offer medical assistance.
America's Schools Are Falling Apart - The Country's Public Schools Need Huge Investment
Society & Culture  (tags: education, schools, infrastructure, funding )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A massive backlog in school construction and maintenance has left thousands of school buildings nationwide in need of upgrades.
Who Owns a Dance? The Complexities of Copyrighting Choreography
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, dance, law, world, ethics, education, interesting, news, society, women, culture, environment )

Frank
- 1 day ago - lawstreetmedia.com
It gets complicated when there are more than one or two people who have created the work, as is the case with many dance teams.
Katie Couric Slammed for 'Deceptive' Documentary About Gun Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, gun rights, americans, media, environment, interesting, news, society, usa, women, spin )

Frank
- 1 day ago - foxnews.com
Gun rights activists featured in a new documentary hosted by Katie Couric say it utilizes deceptive editing to misrepresent their response to a question from the news anchor.
Beyoncé Is Accused Of Stealing Choreography Again VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, arts, celebrity, culture, music, ethics, news, society, women, world, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - uptownmagazine.com
Dancers are accusing Beyoncé of lifting her Formation tour choreography from Fuerza Bruta, a Cirque du Soleil theatrical group.
   

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