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Meet the Architects of the Torture Memos
Society & Culture  (tags: torture program, torture memos, DOJ, OLC, government, humanrights, Geneva Convention, Constitution of the United States, society )

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Should 'bad ideas' be protected by Academic Freedom ? Here's the unprecidented case of a law school dean to call for the criminal prosecution of a law professor at another campus of the same university .
The Neediest Cat In The World : Video Clips From The Coolest One
Society & Culture  (tags: cats, pets, humans, interesting, animals, off-beat, world )

- 1 day ago -
This video of a sweet cat made me smile just so a sweet loving little cat cute a adorable I think this sweet cat makes this owner feel so loved and proud that they are so glad to have a loving little cat that's all the love in the world to give them
Palestinian Girl Wins 1st Prize at the SMO
Society & Culture  (tags: 1st prize, Dania Jabari, Singapore Mathematical Olympiad (SMO), Ahmed Nashawia, Award winning, children, GoodNews, education, news )

- 1 day ago -
Palestinian girl student Dania Jabari,14, from Hebron won the first Singapore Mathematical Olympiad (SMO) prize, within the international competition for the year of 2014.
Pat RobertsonâEUR(TM)s Advice to An Elderly Viewer Today May End Up Causing Him Serious Harm or Death (Video)
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, medicine )

- 1 day ago -
More proof that Richard Dawkins is right. Religion isn't only usless, but it is alos a menace.
Suspects in Attack Against Gay Couple in Philadelphia Ordered to Stand Trial
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

- 1 day ago -
I'm shocked. They are wealthy, white, heterosexual & Christian. That usually means they can get away with anything their evil little hearts desire to.
5 Amazing Women Who Have Shunned The Tag Of 'Rape Victim' And Emerged As Winners. #Respect. - The Better India
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, society )

- 1 day ago -
5 Amazing Women Who Have Shunned The Tag Of âEUR~Rape VictimâEUR(TM) And Emerged As Winners. #Respect. - See more at: tims-survivors-emerged-winners-respect-inspiring/# sthash.a4R9jTh5.dpuf
10 Ways to Unspoil Your Kids This Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: children, philanthropy )

- 13 hours ago -
That's good advice.
International Migrants Day: Rights of Migrants Under Attack Across the Globe | Amnesty International
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, world, society, freedoms, law )

- 3 hours ago -
The rights of migrants are being trampled across the globe, as some of the worldâEUR(TM)s most vulnerable people face economic exploitation, discrimination and racism in a range of countries, Amnesty International said on International Migrants Day.
Former Catholic Brother Fails in Fight Against Extradition to Australia - National News | TVNZ
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, government, humans, internet, law, media, news, police, safety, society, travel, violence, world )

- 1 day ago -
He is in New Zealand now. A paedophile with 252 sex charges against children. Why did he get away with it for so long?
10 Ways Religious Groups Are Freeloading Off of Taxpayers
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, taxes )

- 12 hours ago -
Maybe we should start taxing religious groups.
Israeli Settler Runs Over Palestinian Teacher in Qalqilya
Society & Culture  (tags: news, world, israel, settler violence, children, accountability in reporting, truthtelling, ethnic violence, racism-oppression of Palestinians, discrimination violence )

- 35 minutes ago -
The case was only the latest in a series of Israeli settler hit-and-runs on major Palestinian roads, but failed to garner widespread attention in the Israeli media.
Spurs Coach Becky Hammon Named ESPN's Woman of the Year
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, women, world, GoodNews, freedoms, humans, news, rights, society, usa, basketball, spurs )

- 1 day ago -
Hammon, a historic addition to the Spurs staff, is the first woman to land a full-time professional coaching job with a men's team in any professional sport.
Whaley's World's Greatest Office Party Reaches New Donation Record of $70,000
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, Flint, MI, Whaley Children's Center, donation record )

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Kevin Roach, CEO of the Whaley Children's Center, said the success is due to the response and commitment from the Flint community. All proceeds, directly benefit the Whaley Children's Center residential and clinical programs for children who-
Atheism Reaffirmed
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

- 1 day ago -
She makes some good points.
Free Seasonal E Cards Visit Friends of the Earth Website!
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews )

- 1 day ago -
eco friendly way of sending seasonal greetings via Friends of the Earth!
Army SHARP Program and Confronting Online Unethical Behavior
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, ethics, activists, culture, women, abuse )

- 6 hours ago -
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with a senior noncommissioned officer Dec. 15 to thank her for leading by example and defending Army values despite facing harassment after confronting service members who were behaving unethically online.
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, humans, goodnews, world, GoodNews )

- 3 hours ago -
"Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it." ~ Martin Luther King Jr. See through hatred to love!

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