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Polish Baby Named After Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis
Society & Culture  (tags: hero soldier, Ollis, sacrifice )

Apolonia
- 7 hours ago - silive.com
U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Michael Ollis, 24, a lifelong resident of New Dorp, sacrificed his life on Aug. 28, 2013, while shielding Lt. Karol Cierpica from a suicide bomber in Afghanistan. Cierpica's newborn son carries the name of hero soldier - Michael.
Take Action to End Trafficking: Strengthen the Child Welfare Response
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, neglect, children, trafficking, child welfare, crime, corruption, culture, family, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 23 hours ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Abused or neglected young people are vulnerable to the recruitment and control tactics of human traffickers
Elementary School Children Forced to Strip ByTeachers Deserve Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: children, elementary school, teachers, culture, abuse, ethics, humans, rights, society )

Lone
- 23 hours ago - sicknewz.com
Teachers at a small elementary school in Gustine, Texas forced all of their students to pull down their pants for an intimate and abusive inspection
Cancel All Student Debt
Society & Culture  (tags: education )

Darren
- 1 day ago - takeaction.ourfuture.org
About time!
One In 5 American Kids Are On Food Stamps
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty in america, children, philanthropy, usa )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Something must be done for these children. They shouldn't live like this.
Sweden's Remarkable Prison System Has Done What the U.S. Won't Even Consider
Society & Culture  (tags: society, law, crime )

Glenn
- 13 hours ago - mic.com
Maybe there would not be so much crime if all prisons were like this.
Mississippi Wouldn't Allow This Teacher to Show Kids How to Use a Condom. His Simple Solution Is Brilliant.
Society & Culture  (tags: sex education, teachers, birth control, Mississippi, solutions, videos )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - motherjones.com
In Mississippi, where education laws require "stressing" abstinence, teachers are prohibited from "any demonstration of how condoms or other contraceptives are applied."
4-Yo Calls 911, Saves Pregnant Mom and Becomes a Big Sister
Society & Culture  (tags: hero, GoodNews, goodnews, child )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
A hero can come in any age.
The Israeli MilitaryâEUR(TM)s Pattern of Lethal Force Against Palestinian Children
Society & Culture  (tags: OPT, West Bank, Palestinian children, occupation forces, violence, IDF impunitynews, culture, abuse, society, media, usa, world )

Jess
- 1 day ago - dci-palestine.org
Eyewitness accounts detailing the killing of 11 Palestinian children in as many months reveal a pattern of lethal force that, according to human rights experts, remains unchecked by a culture of impunity
BDS and Israel's War on Palestinian Higher Education .
Society & Culture  (tags: Technion, Gaza higher education, BDS, UNESCO report, assault on Gaza, crimes, war on Palestinian education, Israeli higher education institutions, Tel Aviv University, Hebrew University, freedoms, death, media, news, society, usa, world, law )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
The UN agency's conclusion: that "higher education institutions were directly targeted during the hostilities."
Boko Haram Strikes Again: 'They Slaughter People Like Animals' VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Boko Haram, Nigeria, slaughter, murder, religion, Christians, sharia law, Islam, Islamist militants )

Beatrice
- 8 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
Boko Haram militants have killed scores in a series of raids on dozens of villages in northeast Nigeria's Adamawa state, continuing its violent campaign of terror in the African nation,
France Unveils Anti-Jihad Campaign With Video and Web Site
Society & Culture  (tags: jihad, Syria, ISIS, Islam, VIDEO, France )

Beatrice
- 8 hours ago - reuters.com
France unveiled a short video and web site on Wednesday designed to dissuade potential jihadists from joining Islamist fighting groups in Syria and Iraq, where recruiters have lured hundreds of Westerners using slickly produced clips and social
Mr. President, Please Take a Public Stand for Our Earned Benefits
Society & Culture  (tags: Social Security, earned benefits, President Obama, cuts, protect, petition )

Dandelion
- 21 minutes ago - advocacy.ncpssm.org
threats to my earned benefits are at an all-time high in Washington. ThatâEUR(TM)s why we need you and other elected officials in Washington to take a strong public stand for protecting the benefits that weâEUR(TM)ve paid into during our entire working lives
Senate Approves Keystone XL Pipeline Bill.
Society & Culture  (tags: oil, Gas, Senate, bill, government, climate-change, americans, politics, republicans )

Reggie
- 4 hours ago - nytimes.com
With low oil prices & Gas The Senate passed a bill on Thursday to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.When will these screws-ups (Republicans) ever learn about potential Oil spills on Homeland an our Waters?
New Skull Could Be From Human Group That Interbred With Neandertals
Society & Culture  (tags: world, science, history, archaeology, skull, human, Neanderthals, homo sapiens )

Darren
- 4 minutes ago - scientificamerican.com
The discovery shows, for the first time, that Homo sapiens was living in the Near East at the same time as Neandertals

Society & Culture  (tags: education, religion, children )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - patheos.com
He is not the only theist who opposes education. There are evangelists who oppose sending our children to any kind of school.
In the Next Step to End Homelessness Among Los Angeles Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, government, ethics, activists, culture, violence, world )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
VA Secretary Robert A. McDonald to Lead the Launch of a New Master Plan for West Los Angeles VA Campus
Five Reasons to Participate in Spring Things 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: WWF, Spring 2015, conservation work, research, arctic, people, activists, culture, environment, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 22 hours ago - blog.wwf.ca
Here are 5 reasons why your company and colleagues should participate in Spring Things this year
Prominent New Zealander in Court | Stuff.Co.Nz
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, humans, law, media, news, police, rights, society, tv, world )

Sonya
- 15 hours ago - stuff.co.nz
Name suppression too. One law for them and another law for the public.
   

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