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FreEbooks4Peace Ahead of #PeaceDay 21 Sept 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, non-violence, activists, children, education, culture, freedoms, GoodNews, interesting, philanthropy, rights, women, society, world )

Patrick
- 10 minutes ago - bit.ly
We are releasing a collection of FreEbooks4Peace starting 1 May with the intention of a full library in anticipation of #PeaceDay on 21 September 2016. The first editions can be found here for full online sharing.
WATCH: Ethiopian Israeli Mothers Join Protests Against Police Brutality
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethiopian Israelis, protests, israeli police brutality-discrimination, equal rights, civil rights, racism-discrimination, media, news, world, activists )

Jess
- 2 hours ago - 972mag.com
Israelis of Ethiopian descent have taken to the streets several times over the past year to demand an end to police discrimination and brutality
Beinarts Jewish Double Bind: Support Oppression or You're Out of the Family
Society & Culture  (tags: jewish world, BDS international, values, USA, Equality/Justice, universal values, media, family, ethics, culture, activists, freedoms )

Jess
- 2 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Equality and justice are universal values, not personal or selfish ones. As Beinart knows well, theyâEUR(TM)re often claimed to be 'Jewish' values
Janna Jihad: Meet Palestines 10 Year Old Journalist
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, west bank settlements, West Bank Palestinians, palestine humanrights, U.S. NEWS MEDIA, occupation, violations, journalism, zionism, Gaza siege-assault 2014, media, news, children, americans, activists, women, world, society )

Jess
- 6 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Janna Jihad Ayyad believes it is her duty to record Israeli injustices throughout the occupied West Bank and beyond
Dark Money Group Spends $58,000 Attacking Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, dishonesty )

Rob
- 7 hours ago - billmoyers.com
Nearly five years since it officially opened, a new dark money group is taking aim at the agency tasked to protect consumers âEUR" and no one has any idea who's behind it.
Fire Racist, Misogynistic SheriffâEUR(TM)s Chief of Staff
Society & Culture  (tags: Racist Misogynistic Bastard, NRA Says: No Weapon, Kills, But Just People??? )

Peter
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell! Goal: Fire police chief of staff who sent emails making racist comments about black people, Latinos and Muslims and sexist comments about women.
Fire University Cop for Alleged Campus Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: Cop Allegedly Firing Gun, Ban US Firarms Law Act, Univerity Police Officer )

Peter
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Pam Bondi, Attorney General of Florida! Goal: Fire university officer for allegedly firing gun on campus around hundreds of students.
Criminalize Forced Oral Sex On An Unconscious Intoxicated Person
Society & Culture  (tags: Criminalize Forced Oral Sex, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence )

Peter
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Mary Fallin, Governor Oklahoma! Goal: Change legislation that decriminalizes oral sex with an unconscious intoxicated person. This shocking ruling emerged after charges of unwanted oral sodomy were dismissed because the victim had been drinking
Why Marxism Can Not Work   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Marxism, Communism, Socialism, Capitalism, Statism )

John
- 11 hours ago - youtu.be
Marxist policies have been a abject failure when ever it's been tried. Here's why... Psst you have to watch the video
A Do-It-Yourself Mountain Cabin SOLAR Installation Posted on January 31, 2016 DIY Projects By Leaf Running-Rabit
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, education, energy, environment, ethics, freedoms, good news, health, family, fashion, news, usa )

Ruth
- 11 hours ago - solartoday.org
'a total of about $650.00 spent, and my tiny yellow Subaru hatchback filled with equipment, I left the store that day with the beginnings of the rest of my off-grid life: a small solar system that provided me power for the next 19 years,'TIME TO DO NOW
4/6/2016 2:00:00 PM Local Solar Farm Goes Online Amid Legislative Battle By Abigail W. Adams//A SOLAR START!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, ethics, family, culture, environment, freedoms, government, GoodNews, usa )

Ruth
- 12 hours ago - lincolncountynewsonline.com
'Lincoln County's second community-owned solar farm, located at The Morris Farm in Wiscasset, went online Thursday, March 31. The installation, owned by the Morris Farm Community Solar Association, is generating renewable energy for the grid...'
Having More Friends May Mean Feeling Less Pain
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, health, interesting, society, family, culture )

Michael
- 12 hours ago - livescience.com
Here's an interesting article on sociality and increased endorphin levels.
Local Solar Farm Goes Online Amid Legislative Battle In the News | April 6, 2016 | Posted By Anna Minckler
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, ethics, family, education, freedoms, safety, government, women, men )

Ruth
- 12 hours ago - revisionenergy.com
'installation, owned by the Morris Farm Community Solar Association, is generating renewable energy for the grid as the Maine Legislature enters the final stages of debate on a bill that could have a significant impact on MaineâEUR(TM)s solar energy industry.'
Lets Put An End to Food Waste
Society & Culture  (tags: Food Waste, Poverty, Hunger, Obesity )

Peter
- 13 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Food Tank is a non-profit organization focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. They spotlight environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks
How Maine's Power Players Are Reacting to Its Pathbreaking New Solar Proposal/By Herman K. Trabish | March 24, 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, education, health, philanthropy, safety, culture, usa )

Ruth
- 13 hours ago - utilitydive.com
"The first hearings on a plan to replace net metering with market-based incentives were held in the legislature last week" TOO COMPLICATED!Do it yourself solar off-grid, groups.We don't need no power-players,not with weather like this."
COLORADO UNIVERSITIES INVEST IN SOLAR // Let's Go Solar More in 2016!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, good news, environment, family, freedoms, education, usa )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - sustainablecolorado.wordpress.com
"Colorado University in Boulder has also is committed to a future with solar energy. In 2013, it installed a 2.5 acre array of panels in the CU Research Park capable of producing 725,000 kilowatt-hours of energy per year. The campus also has solar..."
Colorado Community Solar Gardens Act
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, environment, family, freedoms, usa, goodnews )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - solargardens.org
"CONCERNING MEASURES TO ENCOURAGE ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT IN SOLAR ENERGY GENERATION FACILITIES, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDENS."
COMMUNITY POWERED SOLAR // Let's Go Solar 2016! Thank You for Solar.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, usa )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - lowincomesolar.org
"Construction will begin in May 2016 on the Shiloh Temple Community Solar Garden project, part of the Just Community Solar Coalition that includes Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light, Sierra Club, Cooperative Energy Futures, job training partner..."
SOLAR EMPOWERMENT "In the Town of Gardner, Massachusetts, "Let's Go Solar!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, mankind, men, women, children, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, usa, health )

Ruth
- 14 hours ago - lowincomesolar.org
"GAAMHA is one of four local organizations currently getting virtual net metering credit from the one-megawatt project. Ms. Hutchinson says that the solar reduced their energy expenses by 38 percent in fiscal year 2015, even though they were only"
What Progressives Can Learn From The Tea Party   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Tom Hartman, progressives, tea party, Republican Party, Democrat Party, conservatives, blue dogs )

Dandelion
- 14 hours ago - youtube.com
Progressives should not just be fighting the Tea Party but instead learning from them on how they took control of the Republican Party and forced the entire Conservative establishment to lurch so far to the Right. We need to bring ours to the left.
Program Performance and Background //Mass. Solar Loan Program
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, family, environment, education, freedoms, usa )

Ruth
- 15 hours ago - masssolarloan.com
"Mass Solar Loan is a $30 million program administered in partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)."
Success: Discriminatory Religious Freedom Resolution Will Not Become Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Right-wing Christians, FanaticChristianBelievers, Christian Sects )

Peter
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Anne Zerr, Caleb Rowden, and Jim Hansen, Missouri State Representatives! Goal: Praise Missouris Republican state senators for joining Democratic colleagues to stop a discriminatory religious freedom amendment!
20 Things You DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About Melania Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, politics, women, world, culture, family, society, education, government )

Frank
- 19 hours ago - uberhavoc.com
You might not think much about Melania Trump, that she married for money, and that Donald Trump chose her because of her looks. But thereâEUR(TM)s more to Melania than what meets the eye. Here are 20 things you need to know about the potential First Lady of
**SUCCESS ** Myanmar: Student Activist, Phyoe Phyoe Aung, Finally Free
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, news, politics, religion, society, world )

Frans
- 19 hours ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Phyoe Phyoe Aung, who was detained in Myanmar after helping to organize largely peaceful student protests, has finally been released more than one year on. Amnesty supporters across the world wrote more than 394,000 letters ...
Panic Button, GPS Compulsory in All Mobiles: But Will It Really Help With Safety? | The Indian Express
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women )

Heidi Gai
- 20 hours ago - indianexpress.com
India's telecommunications ministry has said all mobile phones sold in the country from 2017 must include a panic button. It is part of a wider campaign to enhance the safety of women, in the light of growing concerns about levels of sexual violence.
Wisdom From the Galaxy: Cougar in The Hunt 05/03 By Wisdom From the Galaxy | Women Podcasts
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pets, interesting, women, society )

Candice
- 1 day ago - blogtalkradio.com
Wisdom From the Galaxy is a women over 40 version of Sex and the City that takes place in the Hi-Desert as opposed to New York. The power of the desert night sky provides the atmosphere and mystique for relationship stories; the healing power of animals p
Neoliberalism Is Destroying Almost Everybody's Lives - How Many People Even Know What It Is?
Society & Culture  (tags: Neoliberalism, greed, economic injustice, deregulation, austerity, wage suppression )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Crisis after crisis is being caused by a failed ideology. But it cannot be stopped without a coherent alternative.
Burial Protest Over Gender Equality at Kumbh Mela Festival
Society & Culture  (tags: India, interesting, news, religion, women, Gender Equality )

M
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Equality at Hindu religious sites is an increasingly contentious issue.
Cheerleader Appearance Advice Sparks Backlash at U. of Washington
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, women )

Angie
- 1 day ago - msn.com
The University of Washington posted an infographic filled with advice for any woman interested in trying out for their cheerleading squad. After an outcry from students on campus, however, they deleted it. Like other things posted on the internet, the gra
Justice for Transgender Student Suspended for Using "Wrong" Bathroom
Society & Culture  (tags: Hypocritical Moralists, Bigotry Brother, Is Watching You )

Peter
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Dr. Rick Maxey, Superintendent for Horry County Schools! Goal: Remove suspension given to a transgender student for using the boys bathroom. (What a crime??????)
 

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