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5 Reasons to Suspect Jesus Never Existed
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, religion, rights, society, ethics, education, freedoms, fashion, propaganda, politics )

Wild
- 23 hours ago - alternet.org
A growing number of scholars are openly questioning or actively arguing against whether Jesus lived.
Arizona Shooting: Girl, Nine, Kills Gun Instructor
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, crime, culture, death, education, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered sub machine gun. * Because nine years old really need to use an Uzi in Arizona.
Netanyahu's Popularity Plummets Due to Gaza Offensive
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu approval ratings plummet, Gaza offensive, assault-siege, Public Opinion polls )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
According to a public opinion poll cited by Israeli TV Channel 2, only 38 per cent expressed their approval of Netanyahu's performance, down from an 82 per cent approval rating on July 18.
The Assassinating of Native American Voices By the Cowards Palin, Ditka, and Snyder - The Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, americans, abuse, society, violence, media, government, rights )

Wild
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Every person who wants the Washington football team to change its name got an unexpected gift earlier this week in the form of a Sarah Palin word salad. Palin decided for reasons that are best left unexplored, that her wisdom was required on this issue.
Jon Stewart Is Back - This Show Takes on Ferguson and Race in America -
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, Humor, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - thedailyshow.cc.com
Jon Stewart hits this out of the park. So funny and so true.
9-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Range Instructor With Uzi
Society & Culture  (tags: shooting range, shooting instructor killed, 9 year old, uzi )

Judy
- 19 hours ago - cnn.com
A shooting instructor is dead, the victim of a gun-range accident. A 9-year-old girl is surely traumatized.
Don't Feed the Trolls? It's Not That Simple
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, internet trolls, media, ethics, freedoms, interesting, internet, rights )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - dailydot.com
Initially, "Don't feed the trolls" seems like a perfectly reasonable response to nasty online behavior. Despite its cursory appeal, however, the command raises more issues than it solves--and not just because it brings us right back to the problem of...
Critics Blast Obama's Three Meals a Day -- Andy Borowitiz -
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, Humor, Satire, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - newyorker.com
"It sends a very dangerous message to our enemies to see President Obama eating," he said. ** HUMOR**SATIRE**
Portland Looks Into Micro Homes for the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: micro homes, homeless, portland, oregan, americans, culture, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
The city of Portland, Oregon, is hoping to offer its estimated 2,000 homeless residents a safer place to spend the night: micro homes.
NFL Toughens Its Stance on Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, NFL, Roger Goodell, domestic violence, women, society, culture, ethics, sports, violence )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - usatoday.com
In a lengthy letter sent to every NFL owner on Thursday, Goodell announced enhanced policies and discipline under the personal conduct policy that will result in a six-game suspension for a first offense related to domestic violence or sexual assault...
Cotton Gin Boss Threatens to Hang Black Worker For Drinking From 'White People Only' Fountain
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, Racism, rights, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Yes, it is 2014 and yes this article is true. I wish this were Onion News, but this can be found at numerous sites on the Internet.
After Protests, Zara Pulls ´Sheriff´ Shirt Reminiscent of the Holoicaust
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - worldjewishcongress.org
The Spanish clothing retailer Zara has stopped the sale of its 'sheriff' children's T-shirt which bore resemblance to the clothes Jewish concentration camp inmates were forced to wear in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.
Give Moral Support to the Gaza-Israel Ceasefire ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, petition, ceasefire, politics, government, freedoms, world, violence )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Horrific Bloodshed Has To Stop. We can only hope and pray that the horrific bloodletting all over the Middle East and around the world will someday truly end. Unfortunately, I fear that humanity will not achieve any permanent peace without the...
This Floating Library Is Absolutely Magical
Society & Culture  (tags: knowledge, books, floating library, society, culture, education )

Darren
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
This Is A Floating Library. Every City Should Probably Have One. No probably about it! Additional link: http://www.floatinglibrary.org/
New Poll Shows Big Racial Gulf in Opinions on Police Conduct
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
Americans of different races have significantly different opinions on police performance - especially as to whether they believe their local forces typically avoid using excessive force and treat blacks and whites equally - according to a new Pew Research
Iraq Crisis: Cameron Warns of IS Threat to UK
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, ISIS, Islamists, threat UK )

Beatrice
- 7 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Islamic State militants could grow strong enough to target people on the streets of Britain unless action is taken, David Cameron has warned. IS video.
Woman Punched in the Face for Telling a Man to Stop Groping Her
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, safety, crime, rights, abuse, world )

Kate
- 6 hours ago - metro.co.uk
Mary explained that the attack happened after she asked a man to stop groping her: 'A man in the crowd grabbed my arse. When I told him not to he did it again. I pushed him away, so he took a swing at me and punched me in the face."
Israel Lost the War in Gaza But the Struggle for Justice Goes on
Society & Culture  (tags: assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, Ceasefire agreement, war crimes, BDS, end US aid to Israel, ICC, Free Gaza!, Free Palestine! 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, news, freedoms, europe, blog, media, world, UnitedNations, Americans women )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
There is one clear reason to celebrate the ceasefire deal Israel and the Palestinian resistance reached today: 51 days and nights of relentless Israeli massacres and destruction have come to an end in Gaza.
How the World Wastes Food -- in One Convenient Infographic
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, humans, food waste, food, consumption, world )

Darren
- 1 day ago - popsci.com
Every year, the planet loses nearly a third of its food--a staggering 1.4 billion tons. That's according to a 2011 United Nations study that assessed food networks in 152 countries. The researchers' results reveal. . .
Happy Dancing Triplets - Cute Video
Society & Culture  (tags: children, GoodNews )

John
- 11 hours ago - godvine.com
These triplets' are ready for a dance party. And as soon as you turn on their favorite song "Happy" they can't stand still. It is too cute for words!
The Roots of Racism and Rebellion in Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, Historical Racism, Cultural Racism, Institutional Racism, #DontShoot, Mike Brown, Murdered, #PoliceBrutality, African-Americans, Youth At Risk )

Brian
- 7 hours ago - socialistworker.org
"The whole world knows of Ferguson after the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed African American teenager. The crime was heinous, but police killings of unarmed Black men are all too common in the U.S.--they take place once every 28 hours."
NYT' Continues Using Discredited Figures Suggesting Parity Between Israeli and Palestinian Attacks -- Updated
Society & Culture  (tags: New York Times, Israel, Gaza, Hamas, media, dishonesty, violence, society, world, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
For a month from July 8th - August 8th, The New York Times inserted a grossly misleading interactive into each of their online stories that included a comparison between "targets in Gaza struck by Israel" and "rockets launched at Israel from Gaza."
This War Was Not a War, It Was a Massacre
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, international law, society, death, women, children, violence, news, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
In the first days of this war, every spot on Gaza was a target for Israeli Air Forces. They were using missiles that weighed more than 2 tonnes to destroy a small spot. Many children and women died because of these types of missiles that are unacceptable
Tim Hortons Pushes 'Buffalo Crunch' Doughnut at New York State Fair, Horrifying, Fascinating Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: Tim Horton's, Burger King, americans, US market, culture, humans, society )

Lone
- 3 hours ago - life.nationalpost.com
While it remains to be seen if Burger King has bitten off more than it can chew by acquiring Tim Hortons in a whopper of a deal earlier this week, what is painfully (deliciously?) clear is that Tim Hortons already knows how to seduce the U.S. market
Think You Can Solve the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? Play This Game
Society & Culture  (tags: world, PeaceMaker Game, Israel, Palestine, interesting, media, news, society, politics )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - motherjones.com
PeaceMaker's creators, Asi Burak and Eric Brown, are the first to admit that their computer strategy game isn't necessarily fun--the word they use is "engaging." PeaceMaker, released in 2007, challenges you to take the seat of either the...
World's Largest Turban Takes Six Hours to Put on and Weighs 100lb
Society & Culture  (tags: Sikh, turban, unusual, religion, Guinness Book )

Darren
- 10 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Devout Sikh Avtar Singh Mauni has a turban that measures 645 metres Mr Mauni, from the Punjab, India, has been adding to it for the past 16 years The turban could land Mr Mauni a coveted Guinness World Record
Sen.McCaskill Wants Police to Be Required to Wear Body Cams
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, dishonesty, death, police, law, safety, rights, sadness, society, usa, violence )

Angelus
- 7 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
we need a lot more oversight of police and corrections officials
Patriotic Heresy Vs New Cold War - The Nation (or Is It An All Out Race to Cultural Dominance)
Society & Culture  (tags: Russia, Ukraine, military, lies, propaganda, freedoms, crime, abuse, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, democrats, republicans, war, europe, world, violence, HumanRights, corporate, economy, finance, religion, environment, dishonesty )

Wild
- 5 hours ago - thenation.com
Fallacies of US policy may be leading to war with Russia. Certainly, we are already in a new Cold War, which escalating sanctions will only deepen, institutionalize and prolong--one potentially more dangerous than its US-Soviet predecessor,which the world
The Guns of August
Society & Culture  (tags: Amy Goodman, afghanistan, Iraq, Isis, Israel, Gaza, war, politics, hamas, WWI, government, history )

Rodney
- 4 hours ago - truthdig.com
War is not the answer to conflict in the 21st century.
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters: 'The Moral Perversity of the U.S. Position on Gaza Is Stunning'
Society & Culture  (tags: Roger Waters, Gaza, media, Paul Rand, ethics, Israel, government, CNN )

Rodney
- 4 hours ago - alternet.org
I think it's safe to say that if U.S. neighborhoods were living under siege, folks like Rand Paul wouldn't take it.
 

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