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Speak Up For Students Before Its Too Late - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: students, education, petition, Senate, Congress, No Child Left Behind )

- 1 day ago -
Right now politicians in Washington are making a HUGE decision. This decision will determine what teaching and learning looks like in Americas schools over the next decade.
Tell Congress: Pass the Supreme Court Ethics Act *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, family, government, health, humans, law, politics, society, usa )

- 1 day ago -
The Supreme CourtâEUR(TM)s 2015 term ended this week. The Court issued landmark decisions âEUR" most notably the expansion of marriage equality across the country and the preservation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...
Black Woman Artist Poses Nude at Former New York City Slave Trading Sites, Including Wall Street | Black Girl With Long Hair
Society & Culture  (tags: slavery, slave trade, Wall Street, slave markets, enslaved Women, Northern slavery, New York, race and art )

- 1 day ago -
'What does a Black body look like today in the place where they sold human beings 250 years ago? No other medium but photography and film could do that.' This is GREAT and I have ENORMOUS ADMIRATION for this very brave artist. Braver than her detractors.
Michigan Cop Charges Black College Student With Felony for Waiting to Pull Over in Well-Lit Area
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, black Americans, Michigan, police, ethics, society, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, law, news, safety )

- 1 day ago -
A Saginaw Valley State University student was charged with a felony because he waited for a brightly lit area to stop instead of immediately pulling over when police signaled. "I live in Detroit, and I know some people who were robbed by fake police ...
TAKE ACTION: Tell FIFA - Equal Pay for Equal Play
Society & Culture  (tags: equal pay for equal work, discrimination, women )

- 1 day ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s going to take your signature, your voice, your action to pass equal pay down the field toward a win in all fields of work. We all need to work together for equal pay for equal play
Today: 80th Birthday of His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama   video
Society & Culture  (tags: 80th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, compassion, non-violence, understanding, Tibetan Buddhism, celebration, FREE TIBET )

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Video dedicated to His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday, July 6th 2015, on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan people, and their friends and supporters all over the world... om mani padme hum
Chris Hedges: Karl Marx Was Right -Chris Hedges -Truthdig
Society & Culture  (tags: Marx, economics, banks, debt, capitalism, globalism, collapse, the economy )

- 1 day ago -
He also knew that capitalist expansion was not eternally sustainable. And as we witness the denouement of capitalism and the disintegration of globalism, Karl Marx is vindicated as capitalism's most prescient and important critic.
Stand With People Around The World Demanding Zuckerberg Stops Restricting Access To The Open Internet!
Society & Culture  (tags: open internet, Internet users, zuckerberg, fake imitation, facebook nsa project, Citizens' Rights, ethics, freedoms, society, Internet Access, world )

- 1 day ago -
We all deserve access to the real open Internet. Zuckerberg s partnership with telecom giants threatens innovation, free expression, and privacy online. Please Sign and share !
Release of Man Who Threatened New York Muslim Hamlet Prompts Outcry
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Muslim plot, terroristic threats, Islam, FBI, New York )

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A judgeâEUR(TM)s decision to release the former candidate for Congress on bail after he was recorded threatening to stab, shoot and firebomb a Muslim community in upstate New York has been criticized by civil rights activists.
Former Evangelical: The Truth About Christian 'Sexual Purity'| Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: evangelicals, Christians, gender roles, sexual purity, purity movements, cultural crisis, hypocrisy, expose', sex, biblical view of sexuality )

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Sexual purity movements, past and present, are not ultimately about promoting a biblical view of sexuality. They are about explaining large-scale culture crises [e.g. Anglo-Saxon decline, the Cold War, changing gender roles and sexual mores] and
!!! Rebuild the Churches !!!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, crime, corruption, ethics, family, government, news, police, politics, religion, rights, society, usa, violence )

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At the end of June, four predominantly black churches were burned down by arsonists in a clear attempt to strike a blow at the heart of the black community. As fellow children of God, we stand with our sisters and brothers to help them rebuild...
'I'M a Racist ~ So What?': This White Supremacist Leader Is the Media's Go-to Guy for the Confederate Flag
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, abuse, activists, society, culture, LOS, Michael Hill, racist, hate, Confederate flag, sadness, ethics, freedoms, news, law, politics, rights, violence, safety, dishonesty )

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Mainstream media outlets routinely quote the views of Michael Hill in their coverage of the debate over the Confederate flag ~ even though the leader of the secessionist group League of the South (LOS) is an admitted racist who spews hateful rhetoric.
Episcopal Church to Divest Holdings From Fossil Fuel Industry
Society & Culture  (tags: episcopalians, divestment, fossil fuels, gay marriage, Moral Issues, the Economy )

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Just days after voting to allow gay marriages to be performed in their churches, church leaders have voted to divest more than $350 million of their interests from the fossil fuel industry. The third major denomination to do so. "It's a Moral Issue."
Our Son Died Confronting Occupation, Teen's Family Insist
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, violence, world, Israel, Palestine, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, family, children, culture, safety, news, rights )

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Muhammad al-Kasbeh is not the first Palestinian teen to be killed for attempting to overcome Israel's racist system of permits and its violent occupation. Killings of Palestinians by IOF, including children, are almost never credibly investigated.
They Put This Dog Inside A Jail Cell, But Watch What His Inmate Does
Society & Culture  (tags: dogs, inmates, prisons, puppies, jail cell, education, environment, ethics, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, sports )

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This video tells the story of some inmates and some puppies. The inmates are working out, lifting weights and exercising but when the dogs walk in, they just canâEUR(TM)t believe their eyes. They spoke to the dogs in really high voices
Guns Don't Deter Crime, Study Finds
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, safety, mass shootings, gun control )

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A high-profile shooting, like the June 17 crime that left dead nine members of a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, is typically followed by calls for greater gun control, along with counter arguments that the best way to stop...
Protests Close Four Factories Owned By Israeli Arms Firm Elbit
Society & Culture  (tags: world, activists, protests, UK, Israeli arms company, society, freedoms, ethics, humans, politics, violence, rights, news )

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Protesters today shut down four different factories owned by Israel's biggest arms company, Elbit Systems. The protests mark the one-year anniversary of the 2014 Israeli attack on Gaza.
*Petition* Washington Redskins: It's Time to Change the Name
Society & Culture  (tags: Racism, Washington Redskins Team Name, Offensive, Native Americans )

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Change the derogatory name of the Washington football team. There are currently 7,292 signatures, we need 7,500. Now is the time, before the season starts.
Best Birthday Gift - His Holiness the Dalai Lama Speaking From Sera Monastery in South India   video
Society & Culture  (tags: 80th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, wishes )

- 1 day ago -
About the best gift he can receive for his birthday in a short clip from his live video teleconference.
Chris Hedges: Corporate Capitalism Is the Foundation of Police Brutality and the Prison State -Chris Hedges -Truthdig
Society & Culture  (tags: capitalism, mass incarceration, racism, class society, policing, Chris Hedges, poverty )

- 1 day ago -
No discussion of race is possible without a discussion of capitalism and class. And until that discussion takes place, despite all the proposed reforms to the criminal justice system, the state will continue to murder and imprison poor people of color
14 Signs You're Really Happy (And How To Stay That Way)
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, society, culture, life, happiness, joy )

- 1 day ago -
How to cultivate a happier life
The Women Who Secretly Keep ISIS Running
Society & Culture  (tags: world, ISIS/ISIL, women, violence, culture, ethics, abuse, sexual slavery, recruitment, intelligence, freedoms, rights, safety, interesting )

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A captured ISIS 'bride' has revealed the inner workings of a women's network that's responsible for recruiting, spying, and enforcing sexual slavery in the so-called caliphate.
Burning the Confederate Flag
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, news, society )

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Activists in Baltimore, Maryland burn a Confederate flag. Isn't this what's supposed to happen when a flag has come to the end of its time? Peace.
Religious Trauma Syndrome: How Some Organized Religion Leads to Mental Health Problems
Society & Culture  (tags: society, religion, health, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 1 day ago -
No wonder so many people are abandoning it. It boils down to what is more important to them: their souls or their sanity.
The Traits That Make Human Beings Unique
Society & Culture  (tags: humans )

- 9 hours ago -
if you believe this.....just read the story
The Intifada's Lasting Injuries
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, Israel, Palestine, Israeli military forces, society, ethics, dishonesty, humans, rights, sadness, children, freedoms, family, health, disabled, injuries, news, safety )

- 8 hours ago -
Countless Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip struggle daily as a result of injuries from the army. According to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, approximately 31,000 Palestinians were injured ...
The Surprising Connection Between The Confederate Flag And The âEUR~RedskinsâEUR(TM) Logo
Society & Culture  (tags: Racism, Washington Redskins Team Name, Offensive, Native Americans )

- 7 hours ago -
If youâEUR(TM)re a NFL fan who isnâEUR(TM)t cool with state capitols proudly hoisting a banner synonymous with slavery, segregation, lynchings and hate, you shouldnâEUR(TM)t be cool with WashingtonâEUR(TM)s racist nickname. No matter how much you love the team.
A Tribute to Joni Mitchell
Society & Culture  (tags: Joni Mitchell, song, music, musical activist, arts, women, culture )

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As MitchellâEUR(TM)s fame spread, Joan Baez attended her show in New York, and at a Florida club, she met David Crosby, who invited her to Los Angeles and convinced Reprise Records to record her first album, Song to a Seagull, produced by Crosby, with~
10 People Who Turned Against Scientology and Revealed Its Bizarre Secrets
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Scientology, homophobia, secrets, bullshit )

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Revelations about the actual doings of Scientologists are truly shocking.
Vet to Vet Reconciling Former Enemies
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, violence, world, culture )

- 1 day ago -
War Veterans Lead the Way in Reconciling Former Enemies

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