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Jihad Comes To Europe
Society & Culture  (tags: Europe, Radical Islam )

David
- 1 day ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Europe is heading towards an increasingly uncertain future. Debates on the impact and dangers of Islam are even less possible today than five years ago. Radical Islam in the Middle East and in Europe is rising ever more rapidly.
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 ...
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
Tell Congress: Protect Workers' Right To Organize
Society & Culture  (tags: Workers Rights, Petition, National Labor Relations Act, Unions, grievances )

Dandelion
- 12 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
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.
White Man Jaywalks With Gun...Guess What Happens?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, violence, racism )

Teresa
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Watching the whole incident all I could think of were those dead (unarmed) black men and boys who never had the opportunity to be "talked down," called "sir," and were murdered by police.
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.
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
The BDS and the Nazis: Not One Damn Bit of Difference, Video
Society & Culture  (tags: BDS, Nazis, anti-Semtiism )

Beatrice
- 18 hours ago - jewsnews.co.il
BDS and the Nazis:What's the difference?
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
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
- 12 hours ago - thestar.com
The majority agree, by 9, most children are old enough to make the trek to school without a parent.
We Now Have Scientific Proof That People Are Getting Stupider
Society & Culture  (tags: Compulsory Schooling, Dumbing Brainwashing, Indoctrination )

Walter L
- 11 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
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
- 15 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
Disabled Leader: An Oxymoron?
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, celebrity, education, GoodNews, government, interesting, politics, rights, society, women, humans )

W.J.
- 14 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.
So Long, Ronald McDonald: These Oakland Teens Are Kicking Fast Food to the Curb | TakePart
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, health, interesting )

John
- 12 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.
One Human Family - Food for All   video
Society & Culture  (tags: education, culture, goodnews, society )

Olga
- 8 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.
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
- 8 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.
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
- 6 hours 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?
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.
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Society & Culture  (tags: )

Noel
- 16 hours ago - sgiquarterly.org
Searching for Happiness, Finding Depression
Resisting the Surveillance State in Germany
Society & Culture  (tags: world, surveillance, germany, intelligence, humans, society, protest, freedoms, Weltnetz )

Darren
- 14 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
Netanyahu Brings Down Israel to Downfall After 50 Days
Society & Culture  (tags: massacre-siege on Gaza 2014, civilians-children, deaths, casualties, laws of war violations, war crimes, etnic cleansing, end the occupation-siege on Gaza, end all US aid to Israel, media, world, activists, violence, government, humans, freedoms )

Jess
- 1 hour ago - alray.ps
It won't be 'quiet for quiet,' as Benjamin Netanyahu says, and Israel surely didn't win. What Netanyahu brought down on Israel is not a defeat , it's a downfall, Amir Oren , senior columnist for Haaretz noted.
Poverty Declares a New War on Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinian economy, Palestine, Mediterranean, Khan Younes, Gaza, israeli massacres-assault on gaza 2014, crimes against humanity, end all US aid to ISRAEL, NOW!, crimes against humanity, US taxpayers, BDS, end the occupation of Palestine-siege )

Jess
- 1 hour ago - english.al-akhbar.com
A myriad of adversities meet in Gaza, including poverty, the siege, and war, in addition to losing housing and employment.
Judaism's Hijacking By Zionists Drives 70% of Secular Jews to Marry Non-Jews- Koppman at Huffpo - See More at: Http://Mondoweiss
Society & Culture  (tags: BDS, end all US aid to Israel now!, end the occupation-siege, Int'l Laws violations, Israel, PALESTINIAN HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, ethics, culture, americans, activists, politics, media, world, news )

Jess
- 53 minutes ago - mondoweiss.net
Steve Koppman is a playwright and the author of a book on Jewish Folklore. At Huffington Post he has published an anti-Zionist piece that says Jews should be supporting the BDS (Boycott Divestment and Sanctions) movement because it epitomizes the best of
Starts This Week in Geneva: Committee on the Rights of the Child Holds 67th Session -- Will Review 7 Countries
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humanrights, HumanRights, children, protection, safety, violence, Optional Protocols, Croatia, Fiji, Hungary, Morocco, Singapore, Venezuela )

Darren
- 1 day ago - unog.ch
The Committee on the Rights of the Child will meet at the Palais Wilson in Geneva from 1 to 19 September 2014 to review the promotion and protection of children's rights under the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. . .
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.
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
- 13 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."
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
- 12 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.
Your Block May Say a Lot About Your Politics
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, culture, americans, humans, society )

Sandra
- 12 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.
 

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