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No Money, No Problem: McDonaldâEUR(TM)s Will Take Your Empty Beer Cans in Exchange for Burgers | TakePart
Society & Culture  (tags: McDonald's, Sweden, recycling, hunger )

Jude
- 41 minutes ago - takepart.com
In Sweden, this "solution". Frankly, this program would probably work in Daytona Beach. We've a lot of homeless and hungry folks, many of whom are able to get a beer. This would give them the food that it is now illegal (yep) to hand out. Thoughts?
Koran 47:4 Beheads US Journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, murder, politics, violence )

Karen
- 2 hours ago - la.indymedia.org
The Koran 47:4 has now beheaded US Journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
24 Hours in Support of MSF/DWB - 6/7 September 2014   video
Society & Culture  (tags: world, health, society, philanthropy, goodnews, ethics, activists, MSF, charity, fund raiser, online )

Mike
- 3 hours ago - youtube.com
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders, is a humanitarian-aid non-governmental charity that helps people worldwide where the need is greatest. Join us for 24 hours in support of MSF/DWB over the weekend of 6/7 September 2014.
One Human Family - Food for All   video
Society & Culture  (tags: education, culture, goodnews, society )

Olga
- 3 hours ago - youtube.com
Based on an ancient story about hunger and sharing, this animated video is part of Caritas' "One Human Family, Food for All" campaign. The "allegory of the long spoons" teaches us that when we struggle to feed only ourselves, everyone goes hungry.
United Nations Wants USA to Stop Police Brutality
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, ethics, government, police, law, society, rights, usa, violence )

Angelus
- 6 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
In NH, i know of a man who was arrested by 3 officers, chained on legs and handcuffed and chained to a wall, held for 5 hours before being told what it was about and had 8 officers remove him from a police van. The DMV had mistakenly revoked his license!
We Now Have Scientific Proof That People Are Getting Stupider
Society & Culture  (tags: Compulsory Schooling, Dumbing Brainwashing, Indoctrination )

Walter L
- 6 hours ago - endoftheamericandream.com
Are people dumber than they used to be? Were previous generations mentally sharper than us? You may have suspected that people are getting stupider for quite some time, but now we actually have scientific evidence that this is the case. As you will rea
Americans Uniting Over Police Abuses
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, activists, culture, corruption, crime, dishonesty, death, children, ethics, family, government, law, police, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, usa, travel )

Angelus
- 6 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
What ever happened to the neighborhood beat policeman, who was viewed more as friend and ally then enemy? Why are police trained to be so brutal? Perhaps we need police who are people NOT driven by power or sadism or control
2 Florida Police Chiefs Suspended for Imposing Scandalous Quotas
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, police, law, traffic quotas, scam, scandal, sadness, society, rights, travel, usa, politics, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, corruption, crime )

Angelus
- 6 hours ago - news.msn.com
Quotas are a problem everywhere in America with police as hired thugs and bullies to carry it out
Tell Congress: Protect Workers' Right To Organize
Society & Culture  (tags: Workers Rights, Petition, National Labor Relations Act, Unions, grievances )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Currently, if workers R discriminated against 4 trying 2 form a union, they have very limited legal options under the National Labor Relations Act. Workers can file grievances, the slow process leaves to many without pay doesn't hold employers accountable
Readers Weigh in on Right Age to Let Kids Walk Alone
Society & Culture  (tags: readers, kids, walk alone, children, school, culture, education, family, humans, safety, society )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - thestar.com
The majority agree, by 9, most children are old enough to make the trek to school without a parent.
Your Block May Say a Lot About Your Politics
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, culture, americans, humans, society )

Sandra
- 7 hours ago - kansascity.com
A flurry of research in the last few years has illuminated what we've long known: People tend to live among like-minded neighbors, whether it's intentional, unconscious or strictly a matter of economics.
Driver Inspired After His Family Touched By Cancer
Society & Culture  (tags: driver, inspired, cancer, canadian cancer society, canada, patients, volunteer, appointments, family, health, humans, society, transportation )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - thestar.com
A music producer and dad to four, Craig Martin is a busy guy. But he still finds time to volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society, once a week driving cancer patients to and from appointments across Toronto.
So Long, Ronald McDonald: These Oakland Teens Are Kicking Fast Food to the Curb | TakePart
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, health, interesting )

John
- 7 hours ago - takepart.com
The teens' video for their original song 'Are You Loving It?' has them turning down processed junk food for healthy veggies.
Bizarre Case of Teacher as Terrorist, or Not
Society & Culture  (tags: Dorchester County Public School, Patrick McLaw, Mace lane Middle School, investigation, freedom of speech, government, freedoms, society, education )

Rodney
- 7 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books using a pseudonym, with one depicting a "futuristic school shooting."
Disabled Leader: An Oxymoron?
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, celebrity, education, GoodNews, government, interesting, politics, rights, society, women, humans )

W.J.
- 9 hours ago - goldenroom.co.uk
Looking back to ancient heroes and warrior kings for clues as to why Disabled people and women are excluded from leadership. Victoria Richards asks why we demand perfect health and physical images of strength from our leaders today.
Resisting the Surveillance State in Germany
Society & Culture  (tags: world, surveillance, germany, intelligence, humans, society, protest, freedoms, Weltnetz )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - therealnews.com
On Saturday, August 30, more than 6000 people took to the streets of Berlin, Germany to protest against intelligence agencies' mass surveillance produced by Weltnetz
British Man Attacked for Using Women-Only Till at Riyadh Supermarket
Society & Culture  (tags: world, women, violence, society, safety, abuse, americans, british, saudi women, Riyadh, supermarket, attack, women-only )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
'That's my wife, how dare you': Shocking moment British man and his Saudi wife are attacked after using women-only till at Riyadh supermarket
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Society & Culture  (tags: )

Noel
- 11 hours ago - sgiquarterly.org
Searching for Happiness, Finding Depression
The BDS and the Nazis: Not One Damn Bit of Difference, Video
Society & Culture  (tags: BDS, Nazis, anti-Semtiism )

Beatrice
- 13 hours ago - jewsnews.co.il
BDS and the Nazis:What's the difference?
Your Windows XPeriences: Tales of Turmoil Since Microsoft Stopped Supporting the Old System
Society & Culture  (tags: world, microsoft, Windows XP, operating system, performance, issues, problems )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
When we wrote recently about the corporate travails of upgrading from Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, we were inundated with comments from readers wanting to share their experiences, from sole traders to small businesses.
10 Absurd Yet Brilliant Inventions That Bring Childhood Dreams to Life
Society & Culture  (tags: world, london, Dominic Wilcox, invention, design, artist, childhood, concept, GoodNews, humans )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
When we think of the inventors of today, we typically envision those pushing technology to heights we never imagined, from 3D printing to the properties of the newest iPhone. But designer, thinker, artist, innovator & all around life inspiration Dominic..
5 Things Everyone Did Growing Up (That Now Get You Arrested) | Cracked.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Rebecca
- 1 day ago - cracked.com
Being a kid is all about mindless self-indulgence and tiny, meaningless acts of rebellion.
Less Work, More Play: Quebec Elementary School Bans Homework for the Year
Society & Culture  (tags: Elementary school, homework, quebec, classroom, child, children, culture, education, humans, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Students at a Quebec elementary school may be some of the happiest in the country as they prepare for another year in the classroom.
Please Sign: North Carolina, Stop Secret StingRay Cellphone Spying
Society & Culture  (tags: StingRays, Durham, Raleigh, Charlotte, Wilmington, North Carolina, surveillance, cellphone spying, Jennifer Harjo, Senator Goolsby, Harris Corporation, Florida )

Susan
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
An ACLU investigation found that police in several NC cities were using spying devices that trick your cellphone into disclosing private information. But the police don't have to have a warrant to use them. This is a violation of our Constitutional rights
TAKE ACTION: Join Us in Urging the President to Declare March 31 as the Cesar Chavez National Day of Service
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, farm workers, Cesar Chavez, government, politics, activists, organziers, Day of service )

Robert
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
On this Labor Day we honor his legacy and commitment to lending a voice to the voiceless, but we seek to take this a step further to a full Day of Service. Please sign if you haven't done so already.
Demand ZARA Stop Selling t-Shirt With Holocaust Imagery!
Society & Culture  (tags: PETITION, anti-semitism, holocaust, ZARA clothing company )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is unconscionable that in this time of increased anti-Semitism a clothing company would sell this kind of apparel that dishonors the memory of the 6 million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust.
Stop the HATE!!! Please Sign !!!
Society & Culture  (tags: PETITION, ethics, rights )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
This petition is dedicated to ending all forms of discrimination period. Not one of us has the right to judge another ...
The Rise In Tension Between The Very Affluent And The Exceptionally Rich May Help The Progressive Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: Affluent, Exceptionally Rich, Poor, Long Island, Age of Reform, Progressive Movement, economic gap, not in balance, helicopters, middle finger, NY )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - mobile.nytimes.com
The undermining of status radicalized the formerly complacent, and class politics took shape because one segment of the population had so much money that the merely respectable could now identify with the actually poor.
From NY to Texas, KKK Recruits With Candies and Fliers
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, kkk, culture, environment, ethics, family, news, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence, women, world, racism, bigotry, white supremacy )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
"Carlos Enrique Londoño laughs at the Ku Klux Klan recruitment flier recently left on the driveway of his suburban New York home. It's unlikely the group would accept him."- cnn.com
Former Canadian Nazi Runs for Office in Ontario's Cottage Country
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, humans, politics, society, canadian, nazi, running for office, ontario, cottage country, nazi, white supremacist activism )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thestar.com
John Beattie claims his Nazi days are behind him, but his white supremacist activism still horrifies the people in his town
 

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