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The Disturbing Reason Women's Clothing Historically Never Had Pockets
Society & Culture  (tags: clothing, attire, couture, women, fashion, history )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - msn.com
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.
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 )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - yahoo.com
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.
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 )

Ricardo
- 3 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
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......
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 )

Lone
- 14 hours ago - globalcitizen.org
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.
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 )

Dandelion
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
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.
VIDEO: Empire Files - Anti-Black Racism Reveals Israels White Supremacy   video
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, world, Anti-Black Racism, Israel, racism, human rights violations, Palestinians, Holot prison camp, Israel, refugees, police abuses, violence, usa, news, media, crime, death, activists )

Jess
- 16 hours ago - youtu.be
Abby Martin talks to Osman Ali, a refugee from Darfur, at Holot prison camp about the treatment of refugees by the government, and Tehune Maharat, an Ethiopian Jewish activist whose cousin was killed in an apparent hate crime
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 )

Evelyn
- 18 hours ago - nytimes.com
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
Sign the Petition: Demand the Release of Khalida Jarrar and Khitam Saafin
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinian human rights-civilians, Human Rights )

Dogan
- 20 hours ago - change.org
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!
Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act Would Grant Basic Humanity to Women in Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, inmates, incarceration, women, bills, human rights )

Freya
- 1 day ago - truthdig.com
On Tuesday, Senators Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren introduced the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, which seeks to address the mistreatment of incarcerated women.
Are You Ready to Consider That Capitalism Is the Real Problem?
Society & Culture  (tags: economics, money, greed, consumerism, inequality, profit )

Freya
- 1 day ago - popularresistance.org
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.
Poll Shows 85% of Americans Unaware of Famine Affecting 20 Million in Africa and Middle East
Society & Culture  (tags: famine, africa, Middle East, countries, starvation, family, humans, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - globalcitizen.org
PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION WITHIN THE ARTICLE: Take Action: 20 million people in these four countries are at risk of starvation. Ask world leaders to act now to stop and prevent famine now.
   

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