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Let's Make Ã-Zlem Famous (Avaaz Staff Arrested in Turkey) - PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: Turkey, Avaaz, human rights activist, Avaaz staff member, Özlem Dalkıran, human rights defenders, arrested, brutal crackdown, civil society )

- 1 day ago -
Turkey just arrested Avaaz staff member Ã-zlem! Let's set her free. Ã-zlem's being held without charges after attending a meeting of human rights defenders.
Turkey Just Arrested Avaaz Staff Member Ã-Zlem! Let's Set Her Free.
Society & Culture  (tags: turkey, Avaaz staff membeer, international petition, activists, freedoms, government, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
But if we build a massive international petition and use the media to make Ã-zlem famous, she'll be more trouble than she's worth for a government in political crisis.
Journalism Is Dying and Content Marketing Is Taking Its Place
Society & Culture  (tags: world, media, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, "information", spin, corporate investment, brain washing, collective knowledge, critical thinking )

- 1 day ago -
Spin is spin, even when it is written by journalists. The proportions of junk food we consume affect our bodies. Similarly, the composition of the information we're fed affects our collective knowledge, our ability to think critically, the focus of our
Homeless People 'Removed From Subway for De Blasio Ride'
Society & Culture  (tags: NY Mayor de Blasio, homeless persons, subway )

- 1 day ago -
Police reportedly removed all vagabonds from two stations ahead of the mayor's four-stop press event as he rode from his Park Slope gym to his new re-election headquarters in downtown Brooklyn.
Stand With The Supreme Court 5
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, protests, demonstrations, Supreme Court, social media )

- 1 day ago -
We need to send a clear message that people support this kind of bold nonviolent action to hold the Supreme Court accountable for the corruption of our democracy.
Alabama Lawyers Say a 12-Year-Old Rape Victim ShouldnâEUR(TM)t Be Allowed to Have An Abortion
Society & Culture  (tags: rape victim, abortion, conservative attorneys, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, rights, society, women )

- 20 hours ago -
Conservative attorneys argue that the 12-year-old is not "mature enough" to make a decision about life and death
Twitter Erupts In Disbelief After Trump Attacks Obama, Brags About Election In Boy Scouts Speech
Society & Culture  (tags: 2016 election, Barack Obama, Boy Scouts, boy scouts of america, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Jamboree, West Virginia )

- 5 hours ago -
Donald Trump gave a fully unhinged speech at the Boy Scouts Jamboree in West Virginia on Monday, attacking Barack Obama, bragging about his 2016 election strategy, and complaining about "fake polls."
The Cult Of Materialism   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Materialism, Culture, Society, Animals, Americans, activists, arts, corruption, crime, death, education, environment, ethics, government, politics, sadness, tv, violence, women, world )

- 16 hours ago -
This is a video for idealists, nature lovers, animals lovers....and Earth lovers..and my fellow Care 2 Members. It gets to the core of why we fight the battles we fight. It is a long video, Please note, watch, comment and forward.
Store Finds the Cutest Way for Autistic Boy to Keep Himself Busy in the Aisles
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, children, culture, education, ethics, goodnews, humans, interesting, media, internet, rights, society, autism, good souls )

- 11 hours ago -
While 7 years old might be a little young to start working, Dylan Russell is a special exception. Dylan, who has autism, loves to help his mom grocery shop at the Asda supermarket in Huyton, Merseyside. Whenever they got to the checkout, however..
The Rights of Sex Workers: Where Is the Movement to Legalize Prostitution
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, rights, religion, freedoms, ethics, culture, education, abuse, humans, law, media, safety, government )

- 10 hours ago -
It seems as though, in these times, almost any once-taboo cause or idea is now heavily discussed or even championed by at least a few within our political system. Marijuana legalization, LGBT rights, and numerous other topics would have been considered un
The Incredible Hotels Inside Converted Monasteries, Convents and Churches From Venice to the Scottish Highlands
Society & Culture  (tags: Monasteries, Scottish highlands, pictures, hotels )

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If you're looking for a spiritual experience on your next holiday, then you might want to check into one of these holy hotels.
Gas Station Owner With Heart for the Homeless Keeps Doors Open for Them 24/7 - Good News Network
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, homeless, philanthropy )

- 1 day ago -
This Los Angeles County business owner makes sure that the doors of his gas station are open to the homeless community 24/7, rain or shine.
They Kept Us As Slaves âEUR" Mega Church Exposed Running Massive Slavery Ring in North Carolina
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, crime, ethics, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, rights, sadness, police, North carolina, brazil, human slavery, Word of Faith fellowship, give us your money and passports and wor )

- 11 hours ago -
cores of former slaves have come forward to expose the Word of Faith Fellowship congregation as a hub for modern slavery in the United States in which hundreds have been victims, according to a scathing report from the Associated Press. To date...
New Students for a Democratic Society
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, usa )

- 6 hours ago -
And you thought that it died in 1969.

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