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Sign the Petition: Demand the Release of Khalida Jarrar and Khitam Saafin
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinian human rights-civilians, Human Rights )

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Addameer reiterates its call for Jarrar and SaafinâEUR(TM)s immediate release, as their detention constitutes an attack on Palestinian civil society leaders. Please take action now!
An Insider Explains Why Rural Christian White America Will Never Change
Society & Culture  (tags: fly over country, rural, christian white America, rigid beliefs, anti education )

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For us coastal elites who understand evolution, genetics, scienceâEUR¦nothing we say to those in fly-over country is going to be listened to because not only are we fighting against an anti-education belief system, we are arguing against God.
Are You Ready to Consider That Capitalism Is the Real Problem?
Society & Culture  (tags: economics, money, greed, consumerism, inequality, profit )

- 1 day ago -
Before you say no, take a moment to really ask yourself whether it's the system that's best suited to build our future society.
George Clooney Is Shedding Light on the Crisis No One Is Talking About TAKE ACTIION AND VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: clooney, americans, donating, facing starvation, children, family, society, world )

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In a recent video for the Global Emergency Response Coalition, Clooney urged Americans to donate to the campaign to support the estimated 20 million people facing starvation.
Creationists Sell Christian Theme Park To Themselves To Avoid $700,000 In Taxes
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Kentucky, scams, bullshit, Ken Ham, creationists, alternative facts )

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The owners of the theme park Ark Encounters have sold the park to their nonprofit affiliates for 10 dollars to avoid paying taxes, according to a report Monday by the Lexington Herald-Leader.
Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act Would Grant Basic Humanity to Women in Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, inmates, incarceration, women, bills, human rights )

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On Tuesday, Senators Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren introduced the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, which seeks to address the mistreatment of incarcerated women.
The Disturbing Reason Women's Clothing Historically Never Had Pockets
Society & Culture  (tags: clothing, attire, couture, women, fashion, history )

- 16 hours ago -
If there is one thing women can communally agree on, it's that we love pockets. We cannot get enough of them. Literally. We can't, and don't, get enough of them.
Good News, Despite What You'Ve Heard
Society & Culture  (tags: journalism, bad news, good news, lowering child mortality, increasing education, curing, leprosy, malaria, diarrhea, decline in extreme poverty, Liberia, Africa )

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We journalists have a bias toward bad news: We cover planes that crash, not planes that take off. Journalists and aid organizations need to highlight conflicts, disease and suffering, but we also need to acknowledge the backdrop of progress
Man Built $550 Staircase for Park After City Estimated $65,000
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, education, ethics, government, interesting, humans, media, internet, philanthropy, Canada, staircase, park )

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An amusing bureaucratic debate has arisen in Canada after a retired mechanic took it upon himself to build a $550 staircase on a dangerous local park trail âEUR" which is a substantially lower price tag than the cityâEUR(TM)s original estimate. When......

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