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Sign the Petition: Demand the Release of Khalida Jarrar and Khitam Saafin
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinian human rights-civilians, Human Rights )

- 1 day ago -
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!
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau Resigns
Society & Culture  (tags: Police accountability, Police Brutality, police shooting )

- 7 hours ago -
The chiefâEUR(TM)s departure comes less than a week after the fatal police shooting of Justine Damond, a 40-year-old Australian woman. One of the responding officers, Mohamed Noor, shot her from the squad car.
The Disturbing Reason Women's Clothing Historically Never Had Pockets
Society & Culture  (tags: clothing, attire, couture, women, fashion, history )

- 1 day ago -
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.
Justice for Jasmine PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, school district, racist messages, abuse, culture, ethics, family, humans, rights, women, world )

- 12 hours ago -
Since filing a lawsuit against the school district a few weeks ago, Jasmine and her family have been the target of a torrent of racist and hateful messages. Messages that are too sickening and hateful to be shared here.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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
No One Believed What 102-Year-Old Said She Could Do âEUR" Until Someone Finds This Spectacular Evidence VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: old woman, dancing, Alice Barker, chorus line dancer, Harlem Renaissance, americans, culture, humans, society, women, world )

- 12 hours ago -
Most of us love to dance from time to time, but this couldnâEUR(TM)t be truer for 102-year-old Alice Barker (yes 102!) who was a chorus line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1930s and 40s.
White Supremacist Gets 65 Years for Killing Man Because He Was Black
Society & Culture  (tags: prejudice, racism, death, black man killed, jail, crime, violence )

- 1 hour ago -
A northern Indiana judge has sentenced an avowed white supremacist to 65 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of a man he confessed to committing because the victim was black.
Street Artist SonnyâEUR(TM)s Passion for Imperiled Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: Sonny the street artist, imperiled animals, IFAW, americans, arts, culture, ethics, humans, society, world )

- 12 hours ago -
Sonny the street artist is currently painting murals around the world highlighting imperiled species. He has chosen the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) as his conservation partner
Prince Edward Island Jumps to Top Spot as CanadaâEUR(TM)s Best Province for Animal Protection Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, society, wildlife, world, Canada, Prince Edward Island, Animal Protection laws, Animal Legal Defense Fund, law, society, world )

- 8 hours ago -
Prince Edward Island (1), Manitoba (2), Nova Scotia (3) and New Brunswick (4) are the best provinces in Canada for animal protection laws, according to a report released today by the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

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