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Afghan Judge Sentences Four to Death for Mob Killing of Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, death, freedoms, society )

Phyllis
- 12 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
An Afghan judge sentenced four men to death on Wednesday for the mob killing of 27-year-old woman accused of burning a Koran in Kabul
PLEASE SIGN: Thank You Lauryn Hill
Society & Culture  (tags: Lauryn Hill, END THE OCCUPATION-SIEGE ON GAZA, apartheid, Israel, OPT, West Bank, Palestinian human rights, musicians-artists, USA, BDS, media, internet, usa, violence, children, arts, celebrity, freedoms, culture, activists, americans, world, news )

Jess
- 23 hours ago - thankyoulaurynhill.org
Ms. Lauryn HillâEUR"one of the best known hip-hop and R&B superstars in the worldâEUR" has announced that sheâEUR(TM)s cancelling her concert in Israel. She heeded the call
TAKE ACTION: Get on Board, Trader JoeâEUR(TM)s!
Society & Culture  (tags: antibiotics, chickens, costco, McDonald's )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - secure.consumersunion.org
Trader Joe's is trailing the pack in the race to save our nationâEUR(TM)s antibiotics. Poultry giants Tyson and Perdue are ending the use of human antibiotics in their chickens, and even Costco and McDonaldâEUR(TM)s have pledged to stop selling chicken raised
*** Golden Week (Japan) ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - en.wikipedia.org
Many Japanese nationals take paid time off during this holiday, and some companies are closed down completely and give their employees time off. Golden Week is the longest vacation period of the year for many Japanese jobs...
When Life Hands You Lemons Make Cinco De Mayo
Society & Culture  (tags: Cinco de Mayo, Mexico, USA, Corona, California, Lemon Capital of The World )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - time.com
Take a moment to reflect on the evolution of this holiday that commemorates the Americanization of a Mexican diaspora eager to assert its own identity and, increasingly, the Mexicanization of mainstream U.S. culture as well. Salud!
Infant Killed in Scalding Water Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse )

Jeaneen
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Help baby get justice
Why This U.S. Doctor Is Moving to Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, USA, medical systems, universal healthcare, doctors, patient care, insurance companies, politics, society, culture, ethics )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.ca
I'm a U.S. family physician who has decided to relocate to Canada. The hassles of working in the dysfunctional health-care "system" in the U.S. have simply become too intense.
Standardized Testing - John Oliver Exposes Profit Over Students   video
Society & Culture  (tags: John Oliver, Standardized testing, Pearson, Profit over Students )

Dandelion
- 10 hours ago - youtube.com
American students face a ridiculous amount of testing. John Oliver explains how standardized tests impact school funding, the achievement gap, how often kids are expected to throw up. Why are we torturing our children for no real positive results. Money.
TAKE ACTION: PAKISTANI MAN FACING FIRING SQUAD
Society & Culture  (tags: Death Penality, pakistani, execution )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org.au
After spending 16 years on death row, Zulfiqar Ali KhanâEUR(TM)s most recent stay of execution has expired and he is at risk of imminent execution by firing squad.
Infant Killed in Scalding Water Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: nurse, infant, scolded, hot water, hospital, abuse, child, crime, death, health, humans, society, sadness )

Lone
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The nurse was hired to care for this girl, and under her care, she was admitted into the hospital with approximately 50 percent of her body covered
Urban Wealth Disparity Widens Worldwide, Affecting Child Mortality; US Falls to #33
Society & Culture  (tags: children, health, maternal mortality rate )

Debra
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
A widening gap between rich and poor in cities worldwide has contributed to deepening disparities in urban maternal health and child survival rates, the global charity Save the Children.
HEAR IT: Historians Finally Play Thomas EdisonâEUR(TM)s Creepy Talking Dolls, Discontinued for Being Too Scary
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, arts, inventors, design, Thomas Edison, talking dolls, women, world )

Frank
- 15 hours ago - nydailynews.com
One of AmericaâEUR(TM)s greatest inventors reached a recording milestone with a nightmare-inducing talking doll.
UPDATE - TYRONE SEVILLA: IMMIGRATION MINISTER PETER DUTTON INDICATES BOY WITH AUTISM WILL BE ALLOWED TO STAY IN AUSTRALIA
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, GoodNews, goodnews, autism )

Katka
- 9 hours ago - abc.net.au
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton looks set to allow a 10-year-old boy with autism to remain in Australia. A 4,000-page petition of more than 122,000 signatures was handed to Mr Dutton's Brisbane office.
Oregon Woman Plunged to Her Death Trying to Find Sea Lions
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, death, environment, family, sadness, safety, society, usa, women, world )

Frank
- 6 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Jasper Greve lost his wife to the kind of adventure that beckoned itself three beers into their last night together.
Deem Vince Li a High Risk Offender/NCR
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, justice, justice system, canada, rights, canadian, Canadian Government )

William
- 5 hours ago - change.org
Deem Vince Li a High Risk Offender/NCR -- Life in Supervised Locked PsychHeath facility with NO unsupervised outings.
Camera Stopped Police From Arresting a Black Man.
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, interesting, GoodNews, media, police, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 5 hours ago - therealnews.com
The presence of a news crew with a camera deterred cops from arresting an unarmed Black Man...peace.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the DOE: Don't Force Students to Pay for Corinthian's Fraud
Society & Culture  (tags: student loans, economic justice, Department of Education )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - activism.thenation.com
In the interest of economic justice for student loan borrowers seeking to improve their lives through higher education I urge the U.S. Department of Education to cancel the federal student loans of borrowers harmed by Corinthian Colleges and take aggress
Tamir Rice's Body Has Still Not Been Buried
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, crime, death, corruption, law, police, murder, rights, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Shot and killed by Officer Timothy Loehmann of the Cleveland Police Department all the way back on November 22, 2014, 12-year-old sixth-grader Tamir Rice has still not been buried. This alone is a new crime all by itself...peace.
Texas Woman Accused of Stalking Her Sister Before âEUR~Honor KillingâEUR(TM) of Brother-in-Law
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, environment, ethics, family, humans, religion, sadness, rights, safety, society, violence, usa, women, world )

Frank
- 12 hours ago - nydailynews.com
A Texas woman stalked her sister for months and delivered a chilling warning to her brother-in-law shortly before his murder, authorities said.
Tell a Liberal to #VoteAgainstC51
Society & Culture  (tags: liberal, canada, C51, freedom, rights, vote, government, society, safety, world )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - ndp.ca
Justin Trudeau is telling his MPs to vote for Stephen HarperâEUR(TM)s dangerous Bill C-51 âEUR" even though they know itâEUR(TM)s bad legislation. TheyâEUR(TM)re putting our rights and freedoms at risk. But itâEUR(TM)s not too late to send them a message.
Sam Harris Made Himself Look Like An Idiot in a Email Exchange With Chomsky and Has Shared It With the World | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, usa, society, rights, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, crime, dishonesty, abuse, world, media )

Wilde
- 7 hours ago - alternet.org
The popular atheist and torture-supporter Sam Harris recently tried to "engineer a public conversation" with radical linguist Noam Chomsky "about the ethics of war, terrorism, state surveillance, and related topics." Harris shared the exchange publicly, c
The Fascinating Story Behind Why So Many Nail Technicians Are Vietnamese
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, celebrity, culture, education, fashion, freedoms, GoodNews, humans, interesting, philanthropy, rights, society, women, world )

Frank
- 5 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Most Americans recognize Tippi Hedren for her starring role in Alfred HitchcockâEUR(TM)s horror film The BirdsâEUR"but among the Vietnamese American community, her reputation is for something a little more serious: being a cornerstone of the immigrant ...
Scared of Heights? Then You Probably Won't Want to Climb These Steps to the Top of the World
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, travel, world, humans, interesting, americans, usa, education, environment, freedoms, GoodNews, society )

Frank
- 3 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
These are perhaps some of the most stunning views on the planet âEUR" but would you risk you life to see it?
More Americans Are Comfortable With A Gay Presidential Candidate Than With An Evangelical One
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, politics, politics, politics )

Glenn
- 2 hours ago - social.huffingtonpost.com
More proof that Fundamentalist Christianity is declining.
The Inspiration for the Chicken of the Sea Mermaid & Yeoman Janice Rand of the Original Star Trek Series, Has Died
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, women, world, society, transportation, tv, sadness, news, obituary, humans, interesting, media, movies, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, environment, education, culture, death, arts, celebrity, activists )

O O
- 1 day ago - io9.com
Grace Lee Whitney,instantly recognizable as Yeoman Janice Rand from the original Star Trek,has passed away at the age of 85.She also served as the inspiration for the Chicken of the Sea mermaid.Whitney worked as an advocate for people struggling with
Teacher Suspended for Showing Film Warning Boys of 'Homosexual Predators' to Show Change in Social Attitudes
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 11 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
50-to-1 the parents of the kids that complained are conservatives.
 

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