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Nation Stunned to Learn Congress Accomplished Something Fifty Years Ago
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, humor, satire, society )

Kit
- 8 minutes ago - newyorker.com
Millions of Americans were in a state of shock this past week after learning that Congress had accomplished something fifty years ago. ***HUMOR***SATIRE
One Million Buried in Mass Graves on Forbidden New York Island
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, babies, children, death, homeless, poverty, society )

Kit
- 15 minutes ago - afp.com
Most New Yorkers don't even know it exists. But a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Bronx.
Field & Stream Features Woman On Cover - First Time In 30 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 1 hour ago - ammoland.com
hunting celebrity and TV host Eva Shockey, who stands with her trademark bow, is only the second woman ever to appear solo in a photograph on the cover of the 119-year-old magazine. The first was Queen Elizabeth, who was featured with her hunting dogs.
Attempting Mass Stolen Valor: Self Described Militia(?) Commander
Society & Culture  (tags: Govtfearmongering, military, terrorism, dishonesty, crime, lies, politics, propaganda, culture, ethics, violence, society )

James
- 2 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Militia commander with Fort Bragg ties admits to ID theft April 15, 2014 - A self-described militia commander from Minnesota who was charged with stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at Fort Bragg in North Carolina h
Protect Child Farm Workers ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, children, protection )

Cher
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Child labor on farms risks children's health and lives. Tell Congress to protect children and raise the minimum age for farm work.
Iraq: Don't Legalise Forced Child Marriage ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, marriage, protection )

Cher
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
We may not have much time to stop Iraq from legalizing forced child marriage and a lifetime of domestic and sexual slavery for girls and women. Urge the Prime Minister of Iraq to strike down the Jaafari Personal Status Law today!
Stop Ethnic Cleansing in the Central African Republic ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, violence, environment, world )

Cher
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please act now. Join Amnesty International in demanding that the United States uses its influence to get a strong contingent of UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.
Take Action -- A Lesbian Sentenced to Death
Society & Culture  (tags: lesbian, asylum-seeker, death penalty, sentenced, nigeria )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - allout.org
Aderonke's family was killed and she was arrested, tortured, and sentenced to death in Nigeria for being a lesbian. She fled to safety in the UK.
'Shocking Note' Apparently Penned By Justina Pelletier to Her Parents
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, crime, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, government, health, humans, interesting, law, police, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence )

Carol
- 4 hours ago - theblaze.com
The Connecticut teen who has been in state custody for more than a year after her parents were accused of medical child abuse after disputing a diagnosis has apparently penned a note, giving a look into how she says she's being treated.
Tell Congress: Support the Child CARE Act *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, ethics, family, government, humans, politics, rights, society, women )

Frans
- 6 hours ago - action.momsrising.org
The Child CARE Act is an important bill introduced by U.S. Representative Donna Edwards as part of the Women's Economic Agenda. Now pull out your slide ruler because this fix sounds complicated, but will have a great outcome if passed: More people ...
BREAKING NEWS: Boston Police Take Attempted Bombing Suspect Into Custody
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 12 hours ago - nbc15.com
Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Is Zionism Compatible With Democracy?
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, zionism, democracy. Palestinian human rights, violations, Shlomo Ben Ami, discrimination, apartheid israeli state, Mehdi Hasan, expulsion, land anexation, Diana Buttu, Gaza, Palestinian refugees, racism, right to self-determination )

Jess
- 12 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Transcript: Shlomo Ben Ami - The full text of our debate with the former Israeli foreign minister, on whether Zionism is compatible with democracy.
Gay Marriage: Good for Your Health - Yahoo News
Society & Culture  (tags: health, family, gayrights )

Glenn
- 13 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
And to think people complained about it.
FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States -- Onion News!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Culture, humor, society )

Kit
- 15 hours ago - theonion.com
The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United States collapses of its own accord ***HUMOR***ONION NEWS!!!.
Matt Taibbi: Why Corporate Criminals Don't Pay
Society & Culture  (tags: Rich criminals )

Michael
- 16 hours ago - commondreams.org
Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi discusses the inequality in the American justice system, where only the least powerful go to jail.
Akagera: Rwanda's Beacon of Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: Akagera National Park, Rwanda, violence, post-genocide recovery, tourism, , Kigal, i )

Jess
- 18 hours ago - ft.com
Tourism has played a key part in the country's post-genocide recovery, overtaking coffee and tea as the top source of foreign income.
How America's Downward Decline Affects You
Society & Culture  (tags: Economic Decline, US, Destabilized Economy, Class War, Inequality, Downward Mobility, Hardship )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - popularresistance.org
"According to research by Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, the "difference between wealth held by the top 1 percent and the rest of us has climbed back up to levels not seen since the roaring 20s."
Just Another Day of Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: illegal occupation, IDF soldiers, discrimination, targeting Palestinian civilian populatio, Israeli media, racism, ethnic cleansing, end all US aid to Israel, settlement of Yitzhar, )

Jess
- 18 hours ago - blog.yesh-din.org
A group of ten settlers assaults two Palestinian farmers, with IDF troops as bystanders. Just another day of occupation
Army Judge Denies Clemency for Manning
Society & Culture  (tags: Chelsea Manning, court, pardon, denied, Wikileaks )

Angelika
- 20 hours ago - msnbc.com
An Army judge has denied Chelsea Manning's request for clemency and upheld the 35-year sentence she received after being convicted of leaking a trove of classified information to the whistelblower website Wikileaks in 2010
Clever Priest Uses IPhones to Get Around Islamic Bans on Christian Prayers & Books
Society & Culture  (tags: Christian, Freedom of Religion, Prayers, Censorship, Muslim, Islam, Breviary, iPhone, Internet, abuse, freedoms, goodnews, religion, rights, society, violence )

Rob and J
- 21 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Tech-savvy priest says iBreviary in Arabic aimed at providing daily prayers for Christian congregations in Muslim countries where Catholic breviary is censored & Christians suffer persecution & violence
Boston Marathon: Five Runners and Why They'Ll Be at the Starting Line
Society & Culture  (tags: recovery, bostom Marathon bombings, healing, news, humans, americans, safety, society, sports )

Cal
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
There have since been many more milestones - moments of courage, of healing - as Boston has rebounded from the attack last year. There are still more ahead.
Urgent Action From La Puya: Call for An End to Police Intimidation and Eviction Threats ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: La Puya, Guatamala, National Civil police, family, mining, world, humanrights )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - nisgua.blogspot.com
The communities opposing KCA's El Tambor gold mine have made clear that their actions are focused on stopping a project that will destroy their lives and livelihoods. They are not blocking the public road or impeding free transit. The communities maintain
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Horses Are Badly Mistreated Every Week at Pitesti Animal Fair, Romania! Sign the Petition to Shut It Down!
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, death, europe, violence, world, media, healthcare, health, protection, safety, treatment, family, children, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, activists, violence, sadness, safety, killed, slaughter, suffering, animalcruelty, animalrights, a )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - yousign.org
A witness managed to capture some disturbing footage that reveal the true facts behind the weekly animal fair organized in Pitesti, Arges County, Romania. - See more at: https://www.yousign.org/en/pitesti-animal-fair#sth ash.XMr4CU0z.dpuf
Israeli Forces Tear Down Tents Housing Displaced Families Near Nablus
Society & Culture  (tags: displaced families, Nablus, israel state terrorism, forced displacement of palestian familie, welfare-children, refugees, racism, ethnic cleansing, targeting Palestinians, end US aid to Israel, violation of Palestinian human rights, world, usa )

Jess
- 1 day ago - maannews.net
"Israeli forces on Thursday tore down and confiscated several tents that the Palestinian Red Crescent had erected east of Nablus in order to house families whose houses were demolished by Israeli forces.." --again.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Maximum Sentence Felon Who Stomped a Cat to Death in Front of Kids ENDS MAY 14
Society & Culture  (tags: ENDS MAY 14, activists, abuse, americans, violence, sadness, murder, internet, law, crime, children, news, police, killed, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, cats, pets, suffering, treatment )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - yousign.org
Michael Patrick Stackhouse, 35, is charged with animal cruelty causing death. This criminal, who already has a felony record for home invasion and drugs, stomped a cat to death in front of neighborhood children.
Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Bedouin Homes Across Negev
Society & Culture  (tags: Demolitions, Israeli oppression, zionism, racism, Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, Bedouins, destruction of Bedouin comunities, bulldozing homes, apartheid regime, Negev, Israeli land theft )

Jess
- 1 day ago - maannews.net
"Demolitions across the Negev are still ongoing, residents told Ma'an Wednesday afternoon." ..one at a time...
Lapid's Passover Prayer: Lord, Get the Palestinians Away
Society & Culture  (tags: Lapid, Israel finance minister, Passover prayer, oppression, occupied Palestine, illegal, human rights, crimes against humanity, freedom, justice, Netanyahu, land thefts, zionism, Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
Finance Minister Yair Lapid, the moderate mainstay of Netanyahu's right-wing government, published today a long, rambling post drenched in self-pity ..
Statue of a Homeless Jesus Shocks a Wealthy Community
Society & Culture  (tags: Homelessness, compassion, religion )

Linda
- 1 day ago - npr.org
A new religious statue in the town of Davidson, N.C., is unlike anything you might see in church. The statue depicts Jesus sleeping on a park bench, huddled under a blanket, his face and hands covered. Only the wounds on his feet reveal his identity.
   

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