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PETITION Secretary-General of United Nations to Interfere in the Desperate Situation in Armenia
Society & Culture  (tags: secretaty general, United Nations, armenia, dictatorship, equality, government, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - change.org
For the past 10 days the citizens of Armenia have been "fighting against dictatorship", i.e. for democracy, justice and equality - for their better future. Tens of thousands of people have been fervently supporting "reject Serj" movement
Toronto Attack: SHOCK Footage of Desperate Onlookers Aiding Victim as Police LOCATE Van
Society & Culture  (tags: toronto, van, violence, pedestrians )

Barb
- 23 hours ago - google.com
A VAN in Toronto has hit eight to ten pedestrians, it has been reported, as a video shows onlookers aiding at least one of the victims and appearing to point out the direction the van took after the attack to a police car.
Man Mauled By Bear Survives Shark Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, goodnews, GoodNews )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
That is one lucky fellow.
What the Bible Clearly Says
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - patheos.com
Nobody knows what the Bible really means. If it did, Christianity would only have one denomination instead of thousands.
Stop the Attack on Social Security
Society & Culture  (tags: entitlements, public aid, bills, Congress, petitions )

Freya
- 21 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising a vote in the Senate on this very same so-called balanced budget amendment. If the bill passes the Senate, it could embolden extremists in the House.
Trump Did the Most Insensitive Thing Possible at Barbara Bush's Funeral
Society & Culture  (tags: tRump, world leaders, funerals, memorials, respect for the dead, disrespect )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - washingtonpress.com
While diplomats, world leaders, friends and loved ones gathered for the late Barbara Bush's memorial service at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, there was one glaring - albeit welcome - absence.
9-Year-Old Is Traveling 620 Miles to Clean-Up Coastlines, After Whale Dies With 30 Plastic Bags Ingested
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, education, ethics, environment, society, GoodNews, interesting, internet, humans, health, environment, costslines, whale, child, traveling )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
As we celebrate Earth Day, one of the most hopeful signs for our planetâEUR(TM)s future is the knowledge that environmental activists are still showing upâEUR"and, these days, as young as nine-years-old. Lilly Platt, for instance, is traveling more than...
Teacher Asks 8th-Grade Students to List Positives of Slavery
Society & Culture  (tags: history, children, education )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - winknews.com
It would be like listing positives about the Holicaust.
N.J. Supreme Court Upholds Bar on Funds to Repair Churches
Society & Culture  (tags: Separation of Church and State, New Jersey, court rulings )

Freya
- 21 hours ago - ffrf.org
A major court victory by the Freedom From Religion Foundation will save New Jersey taxpayers many millions of dollars by terminating an unconstitutional boondoggle.
PETITION - India: Protect Indigenous Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: india = indigenous activist, Adasi, woman, intimidation, silence, activists, abuse, ethics, government, society, world )

Lone
- 6 hours ago - amnesty.org.au
One Adivasi woman in central India, Pavitri Manjhi, is mobilising her community to take a stand. And local âEUR~strongmenâEUR(TM) have been called in to intimidate and harass her into silence.
Most Americans Think Big Tech Should Be Regulated Like Big Banks
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, regulations, privacy violations, americans )

The
- 1 day ago - recode.net
Most Americans think big tech should be regulated like big banks...Amen to that statement
The Link Between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, zuckerberg sold out, data mining and selling )

The
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
The link between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook. Zuckerberg threw Alek under the bus and hired his buddy and fellow data miner responsible.
Thousands of Israelis, Palestinians Mark Memorial Day Together   video
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, occupied Palestine, video, Memorial Day 2018, hate speech, ethnic cleansing of Palestine, refugees, Nakba, harassment, Right-wing Israelis, Tel Aviv, Israel, Palestinian human rights, USmedia-news-world, violence, usa, americans, freedoms, culture, abuse )

Fly
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
Far-right Jewish Israelis protest outside the annual Alternative Memorial Day Ceremony in Tel Aviv, calling participants Nazis and traitors, as well as anti-Arab and anti-Palestinian hate slogans
India to Introduce Death Penalty for Child Rapists
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, ethics, death, government, law, media, politics, rights, society, safety, violence, women, India, child rapists )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
Prime minister approves executive order, which will apply to anyone convicted of raping a child under age of 12 IndiaâEUR(TM)s prime minister, Narendra Modi, will introduce the death penalty for rapists of girls under 12 years old, following an outcry..
Broward County Judge Punished for Incident With Frail Inmate Who Later Died - Wptv.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: law, humans, sadness )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - wptv.com
I'm not one to gloat, but all I can say is that it serves her right.
Harvard Grad Helps Unknowing Students Secure $35 Million in Funding, Reducing Their College Debt
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, ethics, GoodNews, humans, philanthropy, rights, society, usa, news, media, interesting, family, Harvard Grad, students, debt )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Most college students are all too familiar with loans that quickly turn into debt. $35,000 is the average amount facing recent U.S. graduates. While in college, Jessica Johnson realized that her story was very different than that of her peers..
App Developer: I Didn't Steal Data; Facebook's Policies Were Flawed
Society & Culture  (tags: FB knew, Facebook. abuse, banned, lies, zuckerberg )

The
- 1 day ago - newsmax.com
App Developer: I Didn't Steal Data; Facebook's Policies Were Flawed. Like one senator said, your user agreement sucks! FB knew.
China Joins The Global Push For Cashless Society
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, ethics, freedoms, government, law, news, rights, politics, sadness, society, education, cashless agenda, China, technocracy, total control and surveillance, orwellian digital tyranny, digital payments, submission, slaves )

Ricardo
- 18 hours ago - technocracy.news
Technocracy demands total digital control over the entire global economy, and this cannot be achieved until cash has been completely driven out; this war on cash is already evident on every continent in the world, and it not to be taken lightly!..
Woman Flies Around the World to Adopt 4 Orphans With Same Genetic Disorder As Her
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, education, ethics, family, humans, health, news, society, interesting, internet, freedoms, orphans, genetic disorder, adoption )

Ricardo
- 18 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Kristi Smith did not want to undergo the stress and heartache of trying to have a biological child with her rare genetic condition. Instead, she adopted and saved four other kids who suffer from the same disorder. Smith was diagnosed at birth...
"I Feel No Sympathy for the Homeless Because I Feel Like It Is Their Own Fault."
Society & Culture  (tags: humanity, compassion, poverty, homelessness )

Freya
- 18 hours ago - quora.com
Are there examples of seemingly "normal" and respectable people becoming homeless? Yes - plenty
When Is a Church Not a Church?
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, tax dodges, greed, ripoffs, hypocrisy )

Freya
- 18 hours ago - nytimes.com
Consider that through the miracle of tax breaks some of your tax dollars will effectively be going to support groups that finance campaigns against same-sex marriage and gun safety.
CA State Assembly Declares Gay Conversion Therapy as Fraud - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, gayrights, ethics, religion, law )

Glenn
- 13 hours ago - worldreligionnews.com
Republicans have opposed this bill, citing the First Amendment. The vote followed a debate on personal experiences of several lawmakers. There is an even chance of potential lawsuits in Californian courts. The bill was written by Assemblyman Evan Low.
My Last Year (Post 146) Too Old for That CRAP!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, teachers, children, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Sharon
- 6 hours ago - fromthedeskofmargaretbrown.com
No one can force Margaret into doing something she doesn't want to do. After all, this is her last year as a classroom teacher on the front line. The battle is on...
VIDEO - Toronto Van Attack: The Cop Who DidnâEUR(TM)t Shoot
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, humans, society, safety, world, toronto, police )

Lone
- 54 minutes ago - macleans.ca
Scott Gilmore: Amidst the chaos and horror, a Toronto police officer calmly faced down the driver. ItâEUR(TM)s a moment we should remember.
8 Things Toxic People Do Within 5 Minutes of Meeting Someone
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, humans, society, world, TOXIC PEOPLE, crazy )

Lone
- 49 minutes ago - ideapod.com
Toxic people have a knack for making the rest of us look and feel crazy, so itâEUR(TM)s important to keep an eye out for these people because, believe me, they are the bad apples in this pie.
   

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