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Trump Did the Most Insensitive Thing Possible at Barbara Bush's Funeral
Society & Culture  (tags: tRump, world leaders, funerals, memorials, respect for the dead, disrespect )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - washingtonpress.com
While diplomats, world leaders, friends and loved ones gathered for the late Barbara Bush's memorial service at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, there was one glaring - albeit welcome - absence.
Stop the Attack on Social Security
Society & Culture  (tags: entitlements, public aid, bills, Congress, petitions )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - act.credoaction.com
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising a vote in the Senate on this very same so-called balanced budget amendment. If the bill passes the Senate, it could embolden extremists in the House.
N.J. Supreme Court Upholds Bar on Funds to Repair Churches
Society & Culture  (tags: Separation of Church and State, New Jersey, court rulings )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - ffrf.org
A major court victory by the Freedom From Religion Foundation will save New Jersey taxpayers many millions of dollars by terminating an unconstitutional boondoggle.
Toronto Attack: SHOCK Footage of Desperate Onlookers Aiding Victim as Police LOCATE Van
Society & Culture  (tags: toronto, van, violence, pedestrians )

Barb
- 4 hours ago - google.com
A VAN in Toronto has hit eight to ten pedestrians, it has been reported, as a video shows onlookers aiding at least one of the victims and appearing to point out the direction the van took after the attack to a police car.
NYC Must Boost School Attendance for Homeless Students, Comptroller Says
Society & Culture  (tags: nyc, new york city, homeless, children, students, school attendance )

Joanna
- 5 hours ago - wsj.com
Some 33,000 children who were enrolled in public schools lived in shelters during the 2015-16 school year, with 58% chronically absent, according to an audit.
PETITION Secretary-General of United Nations to Interfere in the Desperate Situation in Armenia
Society & Culture  (tags: secretaty general, United Nations, armenia, dictatorship, equality, government, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 9 hours ago - change.org
For the past 10 days the citizens of Armenia have been "fighting against dictatorship", i.e. for democracy, justice and equality - for their better future. Tens of thousands of people have been fervently supporting "reject Serj" movement
India Oxenberg âEUR~BrainwashedâEUR(TM) By Sex Cult, Family Says
Society & Culture  (tags: cults, americans, culture, ethics, family, news, society, women, world, usa )

Frank
- 10 hours ago - pagesix.com
Her masters are in jail, but sheâEUR(TM)s still slaving away.
INTIMIDATION!!! My Last YearâEUR¦ContinuesâEUR¦
Society & Culture  (tags: education, teachers, children, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Sharon
- 11 hours ago - fromthedeskofmargaretbrown.com
Margaret has taught for nearly 40 years and she'll be the first to admit, she hasn't seen it all. Now, when it comes to someone trying to intimidate her, well, it doesn't work on this old-timer!
Man Mauled By Bear Survives Shark Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, goodnews, GoodNews )

Glenn
- 13 hours ago - bbc.com
That is one lucky fellow.
What the Bible Clearly Says
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 19 hours ago - patheos.com
Nobody knows what the Bible really means. If it did, Christianity would only have one denomination instead of thousands.
Teacher Asks 8th-Grade Students to List Positives of Slavery
Society & Culture  (tags: history, children, education )

Glenn
- 20 hours ago - winknews.com
It would be like listing positives about the Holicaust.
Broward County Judge Punished for Incident With Frail Inmate Who Later Died - Wptv.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: law, humans, sadness )

Glenn
- 20 hours ago - wptv.com
I'm not one to gloat, but all I can say is that it serves her right.
Harvard Grad Helps Unknowing Students Secure $35 Million in Funding, Reducing Their College Debt
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, ethics, GoodNews, humans, philanthropy, rights, society, usa, news, media, interesting, family, Harvard Grad, students, debt )

Ricardo
- 23 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Most college students are all too familiar with loans that quickly turn into debt. $35,000 is the average amount facing recent U.S. graduates. While in college, Jessica Johnson realized that her story was very different than that of her peers..
9-Year-Old Is Traveling 620 Miles to Clean-Up Coastlines, After Whale Dies With 30 Plastic Bags Ingested
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, education, ethics, environment, society, GoodNews, interesting, internet, humans, health, environment, costslines, whale, child, traveling )

Ricardo
- 23 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
As we celebrate Earth Day, one of the most hopeful signs for our planetâEUR(TM)s future is the knowledge that environmental activists are still showing upâEUR"and, these days, as young as nine-years-old. Lilly Platt, for instance, is traveling more than...
India to Introduce Death Penalty for Child Rapists
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, ethics, death, government, law, media, politics, rights, society, safety, violence, women, India, child rapists )

Ricardo
- 23 hours ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
Prime minister approves executive order, which will apply to anyone convicted of raping a child under age of 12 IndiaâEUR(TM)s prime minister, Narendra Modi, will introduce the death penalty for rapists of girls under 12 years old, following an outcry..
Thousands of Israelis, Palestinians Mark Memorial Day Together   video
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, occupied Palestine, video, Memorial Day 2018, hate speech, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, refugees, Nakba, harassment, Right-wing Israelis, Tel Aviv, Israel, Palestinian human rights, USmedia-news-world, violence, usa, americans, freedoms, culture, abuse )

Fly
- 23 hours ago - youtu.be
Far-right Jewish Israelis protest outside the annual Alternative Memorial Day Ceremony in Tel Aviv, calling participants Nazis and traitors, as well as anti-Arab and anti-Palestinian hate slogans
App Developer: I Didn't Steal Data; Facebook's Policies Were Flawed
Society & Culture  (tags: FB knew, Facebook. abuse, banned, lies, zuckerberg )

The
- 1 day ago - newsmax.com
App Developer: I Didn't Steal Data; Facebook's Policies Were Flawed. Like one senator said, your user agreement sucks! FB knew.
The Link Between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, zuckerberg sold out, data mining and selling )

The
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
The link between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook. Zuckerberg threw Alek under the bus and hired his buddy and fellow data miner responsible.
Most Americans Think Big Tech Should Be Regulated Like Big Banks
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, regulations, privacy violations, americans )

The
- 1 day ago - recode.net
Most Americans think big tech should be regulated like big banks...Amen to that statement
13 Climate Justice Leaders Imagined as Comic Superheroes
Society & Culture  (tags: Earth Day, comics, Amplifier, heroes, environment, fun, superheroes, climate justice, activism, non-profit, #MyClimateHero )

Katherine
- 1 day ago - yesmagazine.org
On Earth Day Seattle-based non-profit Amplifier will release the comic art series #MyClimateHero portraying leaders of the climate justice movement as superheroes. Amplifer will release all artwork for free download on April 22 (Earth Day). amplifier.org
Woman Finds Hidden Camera In Starbucks Bathroom
Society & Culture  (tags: privacy, spying, women, Georgia )

Freya
- 1 day ago - patch.com
Police are investigating the discovery of a camera found inside a restroom at Starbucks. The camera, which was discovered Tuesday by a female patron, was found underneath the restroom's baby changing station.
SPLC Sues Prison Company That Uses Labor of Detained Immigrants to Boost Profits
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, inmates, detention, slave labor, civil rights, greed )

Freya
- 1 day ago - splcenter.org
CoreCivic, Inc., a private prison company under contract to house individuals detained by ICE, is forcing detained immigrants to work for as little as $1 a day.
How Allison Mack Tried to Lure Me Into An Alleged Sex Cult
Society & Culture  (tags: cults, americans, society, tv, women, world, celebrity )

Frank
- 1 day ago - pagesix.com
Shoaib was shocked last week to learn that Mack was arraigned Friday on federal sex trafficking charges.
Petition: Fire Racist Firefighter, Kansas City Fire Department
Society & Culture  (tags: firefighters, racism, children, cruelty, racism, abuse )

Nita
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Jeremy Skeen is a firefighter who spit on a toddler and then called his grandfather the n-word and threatened to shoot him at a Hooters restaurant in Kansas City.<br />
There Are More Museums in the U.S. Than There Are Starbucks and McDonalds âEUR" Combined | Emphasism
Society & Culture  (tags: education, goodnews, government, culture, arts )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - emphasism.org
Pretty much renews your faith in American education and culture, doesn't it?
Banned Movies: Films You Never Knew Were Banned | Reader's Digest
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, movies, media )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - rd.com
Get ready for the bizarre reasons that get movies banned in America. These are films that inspired protests, boycotts, and sometimes court cases.
 

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