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Society & Culture

The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 54 minutes ago - newrepublic.com
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
Geraldo Rivera Derails Sean Hannity's Attempt to 'Educate' Russell Brand (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Fox News, Sean Hannity, Geraldo Rivera, Russell Brand, Israel, Palestine, Hamas, death, ethics, society, violence, rights, crime, children )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Sean Hannity couldn't hide his surprise on Wednesday night when his response to comedian Russell Brand's criticism met resistance from one of his own guests in Fox contributor Geraldo Rivera.
Bee Hive Thefts on the Rise in Riverside County
Society & Culture  (tags: bees, behives, theft, honey, crime, culture, environment, humans, society )

Lone
- 3 hours ago - abc7.com
"We lost about 200 hives and that was 200 hives that didn't go to pollination," Wickard said. "We probably lost about $30,000 to $40,000 in that little incident there, plus all the honey that they could have made too."
Shipwreck Hunters Find the Missing Piece of a 300-Year-Old Necklace | Mail Online
Society & Culture  (tags: treasure hunting, Spanish shipwreck, gold necklace, pyx, Catholic Church wealth, Florida shipwreck, 1715 )

BMutiny
- 10 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Florida family scavenging for sunken treasure on a shipwreck has found the missing piece of a 300-year-old gold filigree necklace sacred to Spanish priests, officials said on Tuesday. Incredible craftsmanship, historical value, lucky family!
Our Finite Lives During the Tech Revolution: Hello From IMortal
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Paul
- 11 hours ago - patheos.com
My first post at my new blog at Patheos. It's just opened, and there are structural things that still need to happen, but here's a start.
16 Yr Old Jada Made Drunk ,Photos Taken of and Posted on Social Media
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, child, children, ethics, family, humans, sadness, safety, society, women, usa, internet, media, rights )

Angelus
- 13 hours ago - cnn.com
The girl has been humiliated and does not deserve this. I would the issue of 16 yr old kids drinking and being allowed around alcohol
Former NSA Chief Puahes for Wall St "Cyber Warfare Council"
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, freedoms, government, society, Wall st, spying, NSA, surveillance, law )

Angelus
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Since Wall St has not particularly been good to Americans is this not so good for the American people as well?
NY Cop Uses Chokehold on Women for Illegal Grilling
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, ethics, corruption, law, police, society, women, violence, usa, rights, sadness, safety, government )

Angelus
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
There are an awful lot of control freaks in law enforcement and there is also a lot of steroid abuse as well in the law enforcement/corrections field
Bud and Miller Are Trying to Hijack Craft Beer--and It's Totally Backfiring
Society & Culture  (tags: beer, craft brewers, beverages )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - motherjones.com
InBev and MillerCoors loom over the US beer landscape like...well, like one of those monstrous inflatable Bud Light bottles that spring up at certain football tailgate parties and outdoor concerts. But like those vast blow-up beer bottles, their presence...
Build a National Memorial to Honor World War I Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: monuments, petitions, World War I, veterans )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
A century after The Great War (aka World War I) started, we still have no monument to honor the US Armed Forces that fought in that conflict.
Politician in Turkey Says Women Shouldn't Laugh in Public
Society & Culture  (tags: turkey women )

Ashley
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
This is what would happen if a certain segment of society gained control. Don't think it can't happen in the U.S. or where you live, but it can. Politician says women shouldn't laugh in public. Women take to Twitter to troll him!
Federal Review Stalled After Finding Forensic Errors By FBI Lab Unit Spanned Two Decades
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, lies, media, propaganda, police, law, humans, rights, culture )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Nearly every criminal case reviewed by the FBI and the Justice Department as part of a massive investigation started in 2012 of problems at the FBI lab has included flawed forensic testimony from the agency, government officials said.
Hobby Lobby Strikes Again! CALL FOR INVESTIGATION...Please Sign NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: Hobby Lobby, women's rights, pregnancy, fired for being pregnant )

Ruth Ann
- 21 hours ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Not only did they help end birth control coverage for millions of women, it turns out they'll fire them if they are pregnant. I just signed a petition to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asking it to step in and protect pregnant employees.
Modern Brits: Ignorant, Intolerant, Overly-Nationalistic Binge Drinkers?
Society & Culture  (tags: Culture, Health, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Ignorant, intolerant, overly nationalistic folk who drink too much and stomach terrible food? Those grim attitudes reflect how many young people view the UK from the outside, according to a recent study published by the British Council.
HOMELAND SECURITY Raids Home To Seize VEHICLE Violating EPA Regs
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, corruption, freedoms, government, society )

Mike
- 1 day ago - madworldnews.com
The scope of the Department of Homeland Security has apparently expanded far beyond what it was originally intended to do, protect the homeland, as reports have surfaced of six vehicles packed full of armed agents that were sent to seize a car
'Muffin Top' Billboard Inspires Ire -- and Vandalism
Society & Culture  (tags: plastic surgery, body image, shaming, billboards, women )

Freya
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
A billboard advertising the services of a plastic surgeon in Michigan has sparked a discussion of body image around the globe after it was given a facelift by vandals over the weekend.
Threat to Lhasa - New Urgent Action!
Society & Culture  (tags: china, tibet, Tibet - Chinese Oppression, Tibetians, intercontinental hotel )

Marjorie
- 1 day ago - change.org
28 Jul 2014 -- Last year you were one of over 100,000 people who joined me to help defend my home Lhasa; the beautiful and sacred capital of Tibet. The threat to Lhasa has not gone away and I urge you to join me again by helping to stop the opening of a...
   

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