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Justice for Teen Who Was Brutally Gang Raped - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, abuse, children, rights, violence )

Beverly
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
Secure the strictest convictions possible for five men who allegedly gang raped teen.
Fire Pro-Rape Sports Commentator - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, women, violence, rape, ethics, media, violence )

Beverly
- 3 hours ago - forcechange.com
Fire the ESPN commentator who said that the rape charges against a basketball star gave him "sizzle."
Celebrate Indigenous People. Join Minneappolis and Seattle! Columbus Day Is Outdated. - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: abolish columbus day, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Slava
- 5 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today, let's remember and celebrate the Peoples who were here first! Columbus Day is obsolete. Christopher Columbus arrived as an immigrant to "the New World." He did not "discover" America.
Forget Sleeping. These 15 Real Ghost Stories Are Going To Keep You Up Tonight.
Society & Culture  (tags: ghosts, paranormal, culture, society, sadness, humans, education, women, world, violence, murder, death, crime )

Frank
- 5 hours ago - viralnova.com
Every day, odd circumstances and stories happen all around the world. Regardless of if you believe in the paranormal, there are some stories that might keep your skin crawling because of how strange and real the events are.
Tell Scribd to Keep Creative Commons Licensed E-Book Away From Technological Measures
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, media, Petitions, E-books, Scribd )

Aaron
- 5 hours ago - change.org
This urgent petition really needs your help! Don't let Scribd Keep Creative Commons licensed E-books under technological measures. According to creative commons; never apply technological measures to reusable content.
Today's Outrageous Facts
Society & Culture  (tags: smoking, sexism, racism, wages, prison, Internet, pollution, suicide, alcohol, movies, income, economic injustice )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - takepart.com
Nonsmokers who live with smokers inhale the same amount of soot and fine dust as a person who lives in a heavily polluted city. And more shocking statistics.
Fake News Sites Are Using Facebook to Spread Ebola Panic
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Rebecca
- 6 hours ago - theverge.com
They call themselves satire sites, but they're really spreading scary rumors for profit
Domestic Abuse Victim Devises Cunning Plan to Get Help - By Phoning Up for Takeaway Pizza
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, world, dishonesty, education, family, government, health, humans, violence, women, law, police, rights, sadness, safety, society )

Frank
- 6 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
The woman called 911 and asked for a pizza, surprising the emergency services call operator with what was revealed
Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead At 71
Society & Culture  (tags: Jack Bruce, Cream, legend, music, died, celebrity, death, obituary, sadness )

Laura
- 6 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
One of the greats...
Culture of Violence or Culture of Peace: Our Choice
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, family, humans, interesting, news, rights, safety, society, women, world )

Linda
- 7 hours ago - spyghana.com
"It is urgent that each of us takes action to create a Culture of Peace, to change attitudes, to invest in creating better relationships between people, between religions, between men and women "
Iran Executes Woman Who Killed Her Alleged Rapist
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, women, world, Iran, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, corruption, environment, ethics, obituary, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society )

Frank
- 7 hours ago - cnn.com
An Iranian woman convicted of murder -- in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against a rapist -- was hanged Saturday, state news agency IRNA reported.
Pope Francis Attacks Corruption as a 'Worse Evil Than Sin' in Blistering Address
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, dishonesty, humans, society, pope francis )

Linda
- 8 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
He said: 'The scandalous accumulation of global wealth is possible because of the connivance of those with strong powers who are responsible for public affairs
Then They Fight You: Plutocrats on the Defensive Against Social Justice Movements
Society & Culture  (tags: Billionaire, United States, inequality, wealth, Tom Perkins, social justice, democracy )

Dandelion
- 10 hours ago - occupy.com
What is it like to be a billionaire in the United States? According to billionaire venture capitalist Tom Perkins, wealth is a burden made "unbearable" by people of lesser incomes when they demand equality.
Diaries Z: The Ghoulish Sequence
Society & Culture  (tags: Zombie, Zombie attack, apocalypseblog, Ebola Outbreak )

Karol
- 11 hours ago - lastsurvivor.pl
Are we looking at Polish TWD right here? International conflict with nuclear weapon, deadly virus, man striving to survive... All of that in one terrifying novel. Worth looking, maybe the author will make some amendments and it will become interesting!
Bill 'Moyers & Company': The Fight - and the Right - to Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: government, Govtfearmongering, politics, congress, ethics, elections, rights, society, freedoms, culture )

James
- 11 hours ago - imagineaworldof.blogspot.com
Full Show: The Fight -- and the Right -- to Vote October 24, 2014 - This past weekend, the Supreme Court upheld Texas' harsh voter ID law for the upcoming midterm elections, potentially disenfranchising some 600,000 mostly black and Latino voters.
DUPED-BY-THE-BEAST-OF-WAR
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, corruption, death, politics, religion, GoodNews, media, world, americans, humans )

Heribert
- 11 hours ago - awakeninthedream.com
Can You imagine Peace? You should! It could save our planet! An essay about the underlying rules of fate.
Canada Shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau Had Troubled Past
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, death, murder, politics, violence )

Mike
- 12 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Islamic convert that police say killed a soldier in Ottawa and then rampaged through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to friends and family
An Open Letter to My Democratic Spammer
Society & Culture  (tags: Democratic, spammer, Democrats, Republicans, fired up, mid terms, vote )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - truth-out.org
Say what you will about the Republicans, but you cannot fault their tactics when it comes to winning. They are a minority in USA, by the numbers, but they are running the show both politically and economically, and for one reason: they fire up their base.
Freedom for All Peaceful Human Rights Activists!
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, Human Rights, freedom of speech )

Elaine
- 18 hours ago - amnesty.org
Some good news that Nguyen Van Hai was released from prison this week. Amnesty is calling on Vietnam to release all prisoners of conscience.
Halt` Womans Exection!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights )

Elaine
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
Human rights organisations believe that this woman has not had a fair trial . Please call on the supreme leader of Iran to halt the execution!
On the Lawful FaçAde of Israel's Discriminatory Policies in East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli oppression, Palestinian human rights, children's rights, illegal occupation of Palestine, BDS, end the siege-occupation, East Jerusalem-West Bank, family, sadness, world, violence, safety, children, americans, abuse, society, health )

Jess
- 1 day ago - wrmea.org
Israel is determined to maintain a "demographic balance" in Jerusalem of at least 70 percent Jews. A key strategy is its revocation of permanent residency status for Arab East Jerusalemites--as if we were foreign immigrants.
Humble Delivery Man Becomes Hero in Dramatic Fire Rescue (Video)
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, hero )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
The greatest heroes are born at the spur of the moment.
Italy Charges Six Gay Activists for Kissing
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 1 day ago - gaystarnews.com
The same right heterosexuals flaunt...
85-Year-Old Man Robbed, Tied Up By Twin Teenage Sisters He Met on Dating Website: Officials
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, humans, police, safety, society, violence, women, romance, love, lies, theft )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Paul Aronson met Shalaine Foster on the site www.seekingarrangement.com and had a dinner date with her twin sister, Shaina, according to court papers. When back at his E. 38th St. home, the pair tied him up and robbed him of his wallet and $470 in cash, a
Mum Killed Herself and Two Daughters With Poison After Struggling to Live With Husband's Parents
Society & Culture  (tags: suicide, children, crime, death, ethics, family, humans, murder, obituary, police, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world, mental illness, depression )

Frank
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead in her bed alongside Jasmine, nine, and Prisha, four, by her widower at their home last year
Make Your Voice Heard: Women Deserve a Fair Shot - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: Women Rights, women power )

Slava
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sign our pledge now and join thousands across the country who will vote to support the things that women need: a higher minimum wage, paid sick days, affordable child care, and access to basic health care services like contraception.
 

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