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The Inside Story Of Matt Taibbi's Departure From First Look Media
Society & Culture  (tags: independent journalism, media, First Look Media, "Racket", digital magazine, Matt Taibbi, Pierre Omidyar, Glenn Greenwald )

Judy
- 9 hours ago - firstlook.org
Taibbi and other journalists who came to First Look believed they were joining a free-wheeling, autonomous, and unstructured institution. What they found instead was a confounding array of rules, structures, and systems...
Meet The Roast BustersâEUR" New ZealandâEUR(TM)s Teen Sex Shaming And Rape Club
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, government, internet, law, media, news, police, rights, society, women, violence, world )

Sonya
- 9 hours ago - popdust.com
The police dont mind. Just call the underage groomed rape victims 'prostitutes' and hope the label sticks.
This Homeless Man Will Change How You See and Treat Others
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, activists, culture, ethics, humans, news, sadness, society, world, education )

Leopold
- 13 hours ago - livefreelivenatural.com
In a video that was posted to YouTube by OckTV, a group of people attempt to demonstrate the generosity of others by asking random people on the street for food.
Witches Fire Back At TIME Magazine And Demand An Apology
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, interesting, media, news, religion, rights, safety, society )

Niki
- 20 hours ago - inquisitr.com
Witches speak out after TIME Magazine posts an offensive article on their website maligning the growing masses of self-proclaimed witches with rhetoric that harkens us back to the propaganda of the McCarthy era.
Guess the Adoptive Parent
Society & Culture  (tags: children, adopted children, family, celebrities, interesting )

Nancy
- 21 hours ago - msn.com
Celebrities don't normally attract my attention. But this special circumstance did!
FBI Most-Wanted Fugitive Eric Frein Captured Alive
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, death, murder, usa, police officers )

Barbara
- 21 hours ago - abcnews.go.com
Accused cop killer Eric Frein, one of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted Fugitives, was captured after a 48-day manhunt, police said tonight.
Inmate Freed in Landmark Illinois Case
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, corruption, dishonesty, humans )

Phyllis
- 21 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday.
Bolivia Passes "Law of Mother Earth" Which Gives Rights to Our Planet as a Living System
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, endangered, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, GoodNews, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, healthconditio )

Leopold
- 1 day ago - minds.com
La Madre Tierra") holds the land as sacred and holds it as a living system with rights to be protected from exploitation, and creates 11 distinguished rights for the environment. It was passed by Bolivia's Plurinational Legislative Assembly.
What's Your Halloween IQ?
Society & Culture  (tags: Halloween Weekend, test, education, culture, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
No tricks here, just some fun facts about the sweetest, spookiest holiday: Halloween. Can you scare up the answers? (No peeking at the Internet for clues!)
Teacher Born With Down Syndrome Breaks Stereotypes
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, arts, education, GoodNews, goodnews, downs syndrome )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
The mentally disabled can do almost anything you and I can do.
UltraViolet | Stop the Sexual Assault of Women at Karnes! Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, violence, safety, women, detention centers, rape, Homeland Security )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Countless women have been raped at a for-profit detention center in Texas. Male guards at Karnes County Residential Center have open access to women detainees' cells at any time of the day or night. Women detail an environment of rape and harassment.
The Military Invasion of My High School
Society & Culture  (tags: military, schools, JROTC, poverty, inequality )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
JROTC programs are indoctrinating vulnerable high school students in the science of war -- with disastrous effects.
Gun Nuts Sink to New Depths: How My Town's Fight Against "Open Carry" Revealed Their Horrifying Tactics
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, gun control, Kroger, harrassment, dirty tricks, Moms, Demand Action )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
If you want to understand the fight the gun safety movement faces in trying to win over gun extremists in red states, my experience this summer will be instructive.
Petition: The Difference Between Life and Death - Fix Wireless 9-1-1 Without Delay!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: 9-1-1, kidnapped, abductor's cell phone, dispatcher, wireless carrier, accurate, Phase II location, family, abuse, child, children, crime, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, murder, violence, sadness, police, women, world, usa )

Susanne
- 1 day ago - change.org
I know 9-1-1 communicators feel horror and frustration every time they cannot locate a 9-1-1 caller because the call was disconnected or a caller is lost, unconscious, confused, or threatened. Those seconds can mean the difference between life and death.
Petition: Grant a Dying Father His Final Wish - Reunite Him With His Long-Lost Son!!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: last wishes, prognosis, dying, missing, son, long-lost, child, crime, culture, death, ethics, government, interesting, media, news, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Susanne
- 1 day ago - communityrun.org
With a prognosis of no more than 3 months to live, Abdi's last dying wish is to set his eyes upon his long-lost son Saacid and say goodbye. The last time Abdi and his wife Fatuma saw their son was 23 years ago when Saacid was just 9 years old...
Vets Are Amazing Artists
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, ethics, culture, arts, violence, world )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Spread the word! Vets are amazing artists. Check out this gallery of work from this year's Creative Arts Festival
Welcome Aboard Israel's Apartheid Bus
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, transportation - bus, settlers, racism, segregation, occupation, racism/discrimination )

Jess
- 1 day ago - haaretz.com
Defense Minister Ya'alon is kowtowing to the settlers at the expense of the image of the State of Israel internationally and its remaining shreds of morality.
Couple Who Tortured, Killed Kid That 'Acted Gay' to Take Plea Deal
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 1 day ago - gaystarnews.com
They'll eventually be let out
Number of Billionaires Doubles Since Financial Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, billionaires, poverty, wealth, hoarding wealth, ethics, economy, money )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - msn.com
the world's richest 85 people saw their wealth jump by a further $668 million per day collectively between 2013 and 2014, which equates to half a million dollars a minute.
   

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