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An Economy For All - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, middle class, wage raise, Democrat platform, economy, EPI )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - epi.org
Support a progressive economic agenda that raises wages and rebuilds the American middle class.
What Happens When Gay People Are Told That Homosexuality Is A Sin? | ThinkProgress
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Human Rights, Trans Rights, conversion therapy, Orlando shootings, Conservative Christians, mental health, Gay children )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Conservative Christians have long argued that their condemnations of homosexuality are couched in love, complete with the catchy slogan, 'love the sinner, hate the sin.' But that message - that homosexuality is a sin - is harmful in and of itself.
Too Straight, White and Corporate: Why Some Queer People Are Skipping SF Pride | US News | The Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: Gay Pride Parade, Orlando shooting, police presence, Corporate sponsorship, commercialization, San Francisco, opting out, Black Lives Matter, safety )

BMutiny
- 14 hours ago - theguardian.com
'It just feels like a big Miller Lite tent,' said Birnbaum. 'With the corporate floats, it's co-opting queer identity as a way to make money.' Instead of attending the formal SF Pride events on Sunday, she'll be going to an intimate LGBT Film Festival
Tell Your Senators: No Deal on GMO Labels!
Society & Culture  (tags: health, children, dishonesty, ethics, rights, corruption )

Alice
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
A substantial majority of Americans would be deprived of their right to know if GMO labeling were done through QR codes. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!
Praise Court for Declaring Dogs to Be Sentient Beings
Society & Culture  (tags: dogs=sentient beings, thank you Oregon Supreme Court, abused Juno, animal rights, law, society, rights, humans, goodnews, ethics, culture, crime, abuse )

Ivana
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Dogs have been declared sentient beings rather than property by the Oregon Supreme Court as part of a case involving a severely neglected and abused dog Juno.It also recognizes that dogs are not objects but living beings with emotions able to feel pain.
Https://Www.Change.Org/P/Polic e-Scotland-Investigate-the-Dea th-of-Sheku-Bayoh-in-Police-Cu stody
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, police )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - change.org
My cousin Sheku Bayoh was detained in police custody in Kircaldy, near Edinburgh, Scotland on Sunday 3 May. He did not leave police custody alive.
Standing on Backs of Global Poor, Filthy Rich Getting Even Filthier
Society & Culture  (tags: The rich and the poor )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
For every person with more than $30 million, there are over 4800 people living in extreme poverty'
Popular Support for Liberal Democracy Can No Longer Be Taken for Granted
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, freedoms, media, rights, politics, world immiigration )

Cheryl A.
- 21 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
"The vote to leave the European Union was not a vote against EuropeâEUR(TM)s financial elites. It was a vote against civil rights, against ethnic minorities, against immigrants, and against refugees." Is this truth or media? Peace.
Demand a Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, usa, activists, safety, law )

Glenn
- 16 hours ago - go.johnlewisforcongress.com
Please take a stand on gun control.
Texas Mother Killed By Police After Fatally Shooting Her Two Daughters During 'Family Argument'
Society & Culture  (tags: murder, americans, children, crime, death, family, sadness, safety, society, usa, violence, women )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
The woman who was killed by police after she fatally shot her two daughters at their Texas home has been identified as an outspoken gun advocate.
Research Shows Pet-Friendly Offices Make Everyone Happier
Society & Culture  (tags: pet-friendly offices, boosting morale, talent retention, culture, society, world )

Lone
- 6 hours ago - simplemost.com
A survey conducted by the Banfield Pet Hospital found that pet-friendly workplaces are viewed as highly positive, help boost morale and contribute to talent retention. The employees surveyed also agreed that the presence of pets in the office ...
A Visual History of Urbanization
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, society )

Rob
- 1 day ago - metrocosm.com
Watch 6,000 Years of Urbanization in 3 Minutes.
Tony Blair: BrexitâEUR(TM)s Stunning Coup
Society & Culture  (tags: education, environment, ethics, Brexit, consequencessadness, society, world )

John
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
For a day, the British people were the government, and by 52 percent to 48 percent, they took the decision to go.
10 Historical Figures With Hidden Talents - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, talents )

Nelson
- 9 hours ago - listverse.com
Interesting article recognizing the talents of well known people
Russia Passes 'Big Brother' Anti-Terror Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: russia, freedoms, government, ethics, internet, telephone communications, family, police, politics, privacy, news, sadness, society, women, world, travel )

Frank
- 4 hours ago - theguardian.com
Lower house votes in favour of package of amendments that campaigners say will violate privacy and freedom
   

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