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Nutmeg Spice Has A Secret Story That Isn't So Nice
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, crime, death, ethics, europe, conflict, HumanRights, culture, politics, rights, safety, violence, abuse )

Wild
- 1 day ago - npr.org
But a lot of blood has been shed over this little brown seed. "Nutmeg has been one of the saddest stories of history," says culinary historian Michael Krondl. If you listen to my story, you'll hear the gruesome, grisly tale of how the Dutch tortured and m
Anything Learned From 'Christmas Truce'?
Society & Culture  (tags: WWI, endless war, policies, US, congress, Ukraine, energy wars, Hegemony, truce, Christmas )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - consortiumnews.com
As US Congress votes for military confrontation with Russia over Ukraine and even "liberal" commentators cheer the economic pain inflicted by US policies, it's worth recalling how big-power arrogance sparked the conflagration called World I and how it ..
Forget 'Evil' Putin - We Are the Bloodthirsty Warmongers
Society & Culture  (tags: Putin, Russia, warmongers, US, UK, Ukraine, EU, dishonesty, war, Putsch, collapse, economy, sanctions, Putin-Versteher )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Stupid ill-informed people nowadays like to compare Mr Putin with Hitler. I warn them and you that, if we succeed in overthrowing Mr Putin by unleashing hyper-inflation in Russia, we may find out what a Russian Hitler is really like. War in Europe no fun
Accountabilty for Torture!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights Violations )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Following on from the torture report, ask Eric Holder to assign a special prosecutor, to ensure a full criminal investigation into those who perpetrated it. please sign!
'Some Sort of Hell': How One of the Wealthiest Cities in America Treats Its Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, ethics, culture, children, abuse, family, corruption, child, rights, society, politics, law, media, movies, violence, usa, safety, police, dishonesty, environment )

Wild
- 19 hours ago - alternet.org
The city refuses to provide affordable housing, yet won't tolerate people living outdoors.When San Jose dismantled the "Jungle," the nation's largest homeless encampment, many of its residents with nowhere to go scattered. They found hiding places in the
Freed Israeli Conscientious Objector: They Tried to Break Me
Society & Culture  (tags: Uriel Ferera, occupation-siege on Gaza-Palestine, resistance, conscientious-objector, israeli state repression, apartheid state, racism, human rights violations, BDS, military prison, Israeli illegal occupation, freedoms, society, activists, news, world )

Jess
- 8 hours ago - 972mag.com
Uriel Ferera says he doesn't feel like he lost the 177 days that he spent in military prison. 'The opposite. I fought for my principles -- to not lend a hand to the occupation.'
THE TINY HOUSE MOVEMENT: A HOMELESS ALTERNATIVE
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, housing, solutions, communities, poverty )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thehomestory.com
Tiny houses may be small -- their average size is 186 square feet -- but housing advocates are using these homes for a big-hearted reason: to house the homeless.
Religion Without God
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
There is a religion without God. It's called Buddhism.
14 Religious Moments That Give Us Hope As 2014 Draws To A Close
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, religion, world )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
This shows that religion might not be so bad after all.
Reverse Course on Police Militarization or Reap the Whirlwind
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, militarization of police, peace enforcers, law enforcement officers, retraining police )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - nationofchange.org
A wholesale reversal of course away from police militarization to a retraining of police so they see their role as being peace officers, not law-enforcement officers. Police should not be armed troops who come in to act as an occupying army.
Robin Williams Had A SHOCKING Demand While On Set That No One Knew Until Now - LittleThings.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, celebrity, ethics, humans, GoodNews )

Rebecca
- 4 hours ago - littlethings.com
We were all devastated when we lost Robin Williams. He was a brilliant actor, a gifted comedian, a loving father, and a kind man dedicated to charitable causes.
THE WORD SHED
Society & Culture  (tags: loving parents, life, childhood, adulthood, family, sacrifice, education, selfless, caring, support, guidance, motivation, education )

Lidia
- 4 hours ago - newyorker.com
I loved this story and wanted to share it...I'm glad I had the loving parents who gave me all I needed to be what, who and how I am today. I was blessed! quote:"I also knew that sometimes--just sometimes--the father you get is the father you want." unquote
10 Tips for Raising Grateful, Unspoiled Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: family, children )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
This is good advice.
How To Keep Your New Years Resolutions
Society & Culture  (tags: new years resolutions, how to keep your new years resolutions, self-improvement, mind body spirit )

Vamadeva
- 6 hours ago - ow.ly
How To Keep Your New Years Resolutions In 2015, No Matter How Many Times You Tried & Failed In The Past
Dozens of Israeli Public Officials Held in "Corruption Probe"
Society & Culture  (tags: Yisrael Beiteinu, corruption, Avigdor Lieberman, Faina Kirshenbaum, politics, Israel, elections, news )

Jess
- 9 hours ago - imemc.org
Furthermore, the list reportedly centers around a single political party -- that of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman's Yisrael Beiteinu, a party already tainted with the stain of corruption.
Triad Family Who Lost Home In Fire Gets Christmas Surprise
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, family, philanthropy )

Glenn
- 17 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This is the season for hope.
Half of All Children Will Be Autistic By 2025, Warns Senior Research Scientist at MIT
Society & Culture  (tags: GMO, FOOD, corruption, dishonesty, cover-up, politics, rights, education, children, child, activists, news, corruption )

Earths
- 5 hours ago - infowars.com
Why? Evidence points to glyphosate toxicity from the overuse of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide on our food. For over three decades, Stephanie Seneff, PhD, has researched biology and technology, over the years publishing over 170 scholarly peer-
Bill 'Moyers & Company': American Indians Confront "Savage Anxieties"
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, americans, ethics, government, freedoms, abuse, culture, society )

James
- 8 hours ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
Earlier this month, as part of the $585 billion defense bill for 2015, Congress passed a measure that would give lands sacred to American Indians in Arizona to a foreign company.
Petition: Boycott Depardieu for Killing a Lion
Society & Culture  (tags: lions, actor, arrogant, ignorant )

Apolonia
- 9 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
French actor Gerard Dépardieu told proudly in several public media that he killed a lion and ate the meat. This actor should to be boycotted for his cruelty, ignorance towards animals and for the arrogance!!!
   

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