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Remind Me Again: Who Wants GMO Labeling?
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-GMO, Pseudoscience, Anti-Science, Misleading Claims, Disinformation, Organic, Claims, Fraud )

Brian
- 1 day ago - consumeraffairs.com
"Organic activists claim 92% of consumers want genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) labeled. It turns out the overwhelming majorityof consumers support the status quo when you don't ask a misleading questions."
Demand Rush Limbaugh's Sponsors Pull Their Ads After His Sexual Assault Comments ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, violence, sexaul assault, Rush Limbaugh, ethics, safety, dishonesty, crime, corruption, law )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - action.dccc.org
Enough is enough. As a previous target of Limbaugh's sexist attacks, take it from Sandra Fluke we need to stand together and call Rush out.The DCCC has a petition to tell advertisers to stop funding this repulsive commentary.Will you add your name today?
Naive? At a Jewish Spiritual Retreat Center, I Insist on Talking About Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Gaza, religion, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, death, education, humans, violence, rights, sadness, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The retreat was described as a 'transformative experience', where we could delve deep into spiritual practice and emerge refreshed and purified. I was here to teach a yoga meditation workshop. I'd also volunteered to lead some discussions on Israel/Gaza.
Britain's Female Jihadists
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, UK, jihad, Islam, Muslims, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, women )

Ge
- 22 hours ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Mujahidah Bint Usama published pictures of herself on Twitter holding a severed head while wearing a white doctor's jacket; alongside it, the message: "Dream job, a terrorist doc."
Islamic State Murders Christian Children Who Refuse Submission to Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, ethics, prevention, protection, safety, treatment, terrorists, terrorism, IS, ISIS, ISIL, Christians, iraq )

Ge
- 23 hours ago - speroforum.com
A message from Anglican Mainstream to supporters on September 18 said that in a town captured by the Islamic State, Muslim militants are going house to house and asking the children to denounce Jesus. According to Anglican Mainstream, a missionary wrot
St. Louis Police Academy Promotes 'Highly Entertaining' Course On Michael Brown Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: St. Louis County And Municipal Police Ac, Ferguson, Michael Brown shooting, ethics, violence, rights, interesting, dishonesty, news, media, law, police, society, death, education )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Learning about how to manipulate the media after a police officer shoots someone can be a blast, according to a flier produced by the academy promoting the course."The training is also highly entertaining," the flier says, "You will learn a lot, and...
Confidence Men and Their Masquerade: The Spanish Inquisition Provides a Telling Parallel to ISIL's Extremism
Society & Culture  (tags: Al Jazeera, John Bell, ISIS, ISIL, IS, Islamists, Spanish Inquisition, Auto-da-Fe, extremism, intolerance )

Evelyn
- 17 hours ago - aljazeera.com
The Spanish Inquisition provides a telling parallel to ISIL's extremism. It is not just a religious proclivity, political ideologies also delve in these depths of darkness. However acting under God's command seems to bring out a special zeal for nastiness
Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Racist 'Admission Committees' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, housing discrimination-racism, policies of discrimination, Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, hate crime, civil rights violations, Israel state repression of Palestinians-, civil rights violations, world, apartheid israeli state, cu )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - middleeastmonitor.com
The Israeli Supreme Court yesterday dismissed a petition filed by several human rights organisations three years ago against one of the most dangerous and racist laws approved by the Knesset which paves the way for hundreds of Jewish towns to prevent Arab
Surprising Facts About America That Not Even Americans Know (20 Pics)
Society & Culture  (tags: US, facts, not known, surprising )

Evelyn
- 4 hours ago - ohmygodfacts.com
There's a fair chance that you didn't know them all!
Call on Pakistan to End Child Domestic Labour
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, rights, safety )

Elaine
- 2 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Forced extreme child labour should be abolished. These young children suffer abuse beyond belief. Children should be allowed to be children.
Stop Damming Indians: Dancing Against Shasta Dam Raise
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, rights, ethics, environment, humans, culture, crime, government, usa, health, violence, freedoms, americans )

Michael
- 23 hours ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Fed proposal to raise Shasta dam by 18.5 ft to increase CA water storage by 1.5% would submerge/damage another mile of their home on the McCloud nearly 40 sacred sites, villages, burial grounds vital to Winnemem culture and religion. And vital to YOU
Video: George Mason Univ Students Sign Petition Supporting ISIS...on 9/11   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Ignorant college students, ISIS support )

Patricia
- 18 hours ago - youtube.com
Some critical thinking skills are missing here from university students showing support of ISIS by signing a petition. Would you sign such a petition? Maybe Perry Mason University would offer a better education.
Science's Sexual Assault Problem
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, humans, crime, abuse, culture, DV, Domestic Violence, societal attitudes )

David
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
....I began walking back to the hotel, and a stranger pulled me into a stairwell -- and then did some other things. Perhaps an hour later I staggered out with his blood under my fingernails. I cannot describe what happened in a way you will understand...
Fixing The Earth_Yurok Fisheries Restoration Program   video
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, environment, health, society, world, GoodNews )

Michael
- 1 day ago - vimeo.com
A 20 min history & overview of the Yurok Tribes Fisheries & Watershed Restoration Programs on the Klamath River. Yurok, the Downriver People with a vibrant tradition of balancing the Earth, using scientific tools to restore. Celebrate this beauty!
Bill Maher: 'White America Needs to Stop Putting Forth This Toxic Idea That Racism Is Over' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racism, Bill Maher, Joan Walsh, Wendell Pierce, Rep. Jack Kingston, society, ethics, family, culture, freedoms, rights, violence, children )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - rawstory.com
On Friday night's episode of Real Time, panelists Joan Walsh, Wendell Pierce, Rep. Jack Kingston joined host Bill Maher to discuss racism in America and the NFL's recent domestic abuse scandals. However, the conversation turned quickly to recent events...
Feeding America: Hunger Action Month: Together We Can Solve Hunger
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Feeding America, Hunger, Families, Children, Homeless, Hunger Action Month, Donate, Take Action, Help )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - feedingamerica.org
"1 in 6 Americans struggles with hunger. Feeding America is committed to helping people in need, but we can't do it without you."
Federal Appeals Court Ridicules Florida Cops For Using SWAT Team to Check on Barbershop Licenses!
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, society, rights, safety, law, dishonesty, culture, ethics, fashion, corruption, crime, abuse, freedoms, police )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The cops tried to claim immunity from prosecution for doing their jobs. U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, which Tuesday issued a remarkable ruling slamming the sheriff and a state barbershop inspector for imagining they needed--and then using a SWAT team
Gaza and the American Awakening
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, Americans, liberal Jews, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, freedoms, violence, death, dishonesty, ethics, politics, government )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
While the Israeli government talks about "pinpoint strikes" and "unprovoked attacks from Hamas" it has become increasingly difficult to ignore the massive destruction of the Gazan infrastructure,hospitals,schools,government buildings, UN facilities, homes
Israel's Arab Community Demands Police Chief to Resign
Society & Culture  (tags: israel, racism, Palestinians human rights, equaltity, activism-protections, world, apartheid Israeli regime, BDS, harassment-discrimination, CIVIL RIGHTS, Arab Israelis, Israeli Police State, culture, americans, violence, society, police, law )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - alray.ps
Palestinians inside the Green Line demanded Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to depose police chief Yohanan Danino for failure to fight racist violence against the Arab population.
Abortion Opponents Take Fight With Planned Parenthood to Ridiculous Extreme in Miss America Battle
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-Abortion Extremists, Abortion, Choice, Reproductive Freedom, Womens Health, Womens Rights, Miss America, Planned Parenthood, Controversy, Social Media, Harassment )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - truth-out.org
"Miss New York's Kira Kazantsev has just been crowned the new Miss America, and that should be a happy occasion. Instead, she's removing social media profiles and being dubbed a baby killer. Her crime? She spent 3 mo.s interning at Planned Parenthood."
Terrific New Yorker Article on Evil Anti-Biotech Charlatan Vandana Shiva
Society & Culture  (tags: Vandana Shiva, Fakir, Pseudoscience, Pseudoscience, Anti-Science, Self-Legitimizing, Fear Monger, Anti-GMO Guru )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - reason.com
"I have called Vandana Shiva One of the Worst People in the World, so I was thoroughly delighted to read Michael Specter's new article in The New Yorker, in which he reveals the anti-biotech campaigner as the evil fraud that she is."
At A Jewish Spiritual Retreat I Insist On Talking About Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Zionism, spirituality, peace movement, human rights )

Linda
- 4 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
"The first thing I noticed was the silence". What does the Israeli war on Gaza have to do with spirituality? Reparation won't just mean restoring water & power to Gaza's devastated population. It means shedding the lies that made this brutal war possible.
   

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