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Burundi: Before It's Too Late * Please Sign *
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, police, rights, sadness, society, world )

Frans
- 23 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Nearly 20 years ago, Rwanda plunged into horrific ethnic violence. Now dozens are dead in neighbouring Burundi and further violence could fan the flames of the Hutu-Tutsi tensions at the heart of BurundiâEUR(TM)s last, decade-long civil war...
Global Leaders: Lift the Gaza Blockade
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, ethics, family, government, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 23 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
A year after the devastating war on Gaza, thousands of children are still sleeping in the rubble of their homes. ...
Justice for Bipolar Inmate, Who Was Beaten to Death By Corrections Offcers! Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, Human Rights Violations )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Witnesses at Fishkill Correctional Facility in New York watched 20 officers kick and beat African-American inmate Samuel Harrell to death.
Free Biram, End Slavery in Mauritania *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 23 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
I became a slave at age 5. Every day I looked after the herd. Every night I was raped by my master. I always thought, without understanding, that this was normal....
The Saddest Bride I Have Ever Seen
Society & Culture  (tags: Child bride, Bangladesh, Muslims, Islam, pedophilia, child, children, girls, crime, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, women )

Penny
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
On her wedding day, 15~year- old Nasoin Akhter looked melancholic, according to photographer Allison Joyce, who documented the teenage girls wedding to her 32~year~old husband, Mohammad Hasamur Rahman, last week in Manikganj, Bangladesh.
Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth - Lyrics   video
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MmAWAY
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
Song and group still hold true today with Humans! So Sad!
Mexico: Stop Attacks on Freedom of Expression!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 23 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Mexican photojournalist Rubén Espinosa was just found tortured and murdered, along with human rights activist Nadia Vera and three other women. ...
Vladimir Horowitz: One of the Greatest Pianists âEUR" If Not THE Greatest!   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Chopin, Maestro Vladimir Horowitz, Piano, Classical Music )

Eleonora
- 18 hours ago - youtube.com
Just sit back, relax and enjoy this powerful brilliantly played piece of art!
PLEASE TAKE ACTION! Richard Glossip | Sister Helen Prejean
Society & Culture  (tags: Richard Glossip, death row, Sister Helen Prejean, Ministry Against The Death Penalty, Gov. Fallin, OK, petition, Susan Sarandon )

Laura
- 17 hours ago - sisterhelen.org
Richard Glossip is scheduled to be executed in a few short weeks. He is an innocent man. Please help!
Oliver Sacks, Eminent Neurologist and Awakenings Author, Dies Aged 82 | Books | The Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: Oliver Sacks, Awakenings, cancer, liver cancer, Gay man, psychology, author, neurologist )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Oliver Sacks, the eminent neurologist and writer garlanded as the "poet laureate of medicine", has died at his home in New York City. He was 82. The cause of death was cancer, Kate Edgar, his longtime personal assistant, told the New York Times
What Is the Obama Justice Department Doing Harassing Gay Men For Having Sex? | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: renboy, sex workers, legalizing prostitution, amesty international, Trans sex workers, LGBT rights, Human Rights, stonewall )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
federal agents swarmed the headquarters of Rentboy.com, a website that offered advertising to male escorts, and arrested 7 employees.The action seems to be unprecedented -federal attention has thus far focused only on female sex workers, painting them as
Phil Collins- Another Day In Paradise   video
Society & Culture  (tags: homlessness, alone, safety, sadness, world, society )

MmAWAY
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
Though this is an older video, it sadly is true more today! So many of us need HELP.
Ban Dangerous Walking Safari Tours
Society & Culture  (tags: walking safari tours, guide, killed, dngerous, culture, death, environment, humans, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
A tour guide was recently killed by a lion while giving a guided walking safari tour. It is important to take action in order to ensure that others do not meet the same fate.
Oklahoma Gun Range Gets Liquor License
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, liquor, booze, alcohol, archery, Oklahoma )

Freya
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
An Oklahoma City TV station reports that councilors approved the liquor license for Wilshire Gun Range on Tuesday. The 40,000-square-foot establishment includes 24 firearm lanes, 10 archery lanes, and a cafe where food and alcohol will be served.
Cops Shoot Man for Standing on Bridge. Man Falls and Dies.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, crime, government, law, police, sadness, society, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
Hendersonville, TN âEUR" The tragic death of an innocent young man in Tennessee shows yet again why calling the cops can be the most dangerous thing you can do. Don't call cops. Create an alternative community peace force...peace.
Palmyra's Temple of Bel Destroyed, Says UN
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, ethics, politics, religion, sadness, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 9 hours ago - bbc.com
A satellite image confirms that the main temple in the ancient city of Palmyra in northern Syria has been destroyed, the United Nations says....
Migrant Crisis: Hungary Rail Station Move Sparks Protests
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 3 hours ago - bbc.com
Hundreds of migrants have been protesting outside a major railway station in the Hungarian capital after police sealed off the terminal to stop them travelling through the EU....
Please Sign to Send a Message of Condolance to the WDB17 Journalists!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, loss )

Elaine
- 1 hour ago - thepetitionsite.com
During a morning newscast on Wednesday, two journalists with WDBJ7 from Roanoke, Virginia, were shot and killed on camera. The woman they were interviewing was critically wounded.
Who's Behind the Smithsonian Museum's $63 Million Ode to American Capitalism? - In These Times
Society & Culture  (tags: Corporations, Capitalism, Profits, entrepreneurship, optimism, lies and propaganda, sellout, Smithsonian )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - inthesetimes.com
Corporate funders from Intel to Monsanto to Mars Inc. pooled their deductible foundation dosh to help underwrite this $63 million, Ken Burns-style paean to their own market-conquering genius.Hectic interactive displays about everything from the cotton gin
To Introduce the Soft Opt Out System of Tissue and Organ Donation
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, health, organ donation )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - change.org
I think the fact that 96% of the UK population have expressed a desire to donate their organs, but only 33% are signed up to the organ and tissue donor register says it all. A difficult subject but so many in need of transplants. Please sign!
Bankers Are Buying Baltimore's Debt, Charging Families Crazy Interest Rates, Then Taking Their Homes
Society & Culture  (tags: greed, injustice, debt, loans, Baltimore, usury )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
New data show powerful hedge funds are profiting off of struggling families in Baltimore by buying up debts as small as $250, charging high interest rates, and taking their homes when they fail to pay.
Transformation and Return to Our Highest Selves
Society & Culture  (tags: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Beyt Tikkun )

Eleonora
- 18 hours ago - beyttikkun.org
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Conservative Christians Point Fingers at Atheists to Cover Growing Corruption in Church
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 10 hours ago - rawstory.com
They blame Atheists? What happened to blaming Satan?
20th Annual ASES National Solar Tour Exhibiting Innovative Renewable Energy Technologies, To Be Held October 2015 Carly Rixham
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, women, men, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, GoodNews, government, news, philanthropy, politics, safety, transportation, travel, usa, world )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - ases.org
"The ASES National Solar Tour is the largest grassroots solar event in the nation, involving over 150,000 participants and 5,000 solar-energy sites nationwide. It takes place annually during the first Saturday in October..." PLEASE SHARE!
 

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