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This Group Is Traveling the Mississippi River on a Trash Boat to Raise Awareness for Plastic Pollution
Society & Culture  (tags: plastic, plastic waste, oceans, activists, environment )

Katka
- 1 day ago - onegreenplanet.org
Every year a total of 8.8 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into the world's oceans, and plastic, being the ever-durable material, can take hundreds of years to break down.
From The Guardian: The Surrealism That Inspired David Bowie
Society & Culture  (tags: David Bowie, surrealism, Dali, Duchamp, culture, arts, interesting, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 10 hours ago - theguardian.com
Growing up, Bowie was as influenced by surrealist art and film as he was by Little Richard and John Coltrane, says Paul Morley. Please note, comment, forward.
Former Sandra Bland Jailer Admits Falsifying Logs - He Never Checked on Her Just Before Her Death
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, incarceration, prisoners, inmates, injustice, Texas )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
Major new revelations in the Sandra Bland case broke on Friday, as the lawyer for Sandra Bland's mother says that a former jailer has admitted to falsifying prison logs.
VIDEO: When Elie Wiesel Looked Away From Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Hedy Epstein, gaza freedom march, Max Blumenthal, Saint Louis University, Elie Wiesel, usa, activists, news, freedoms, children, crime, media )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
In May,Hedy Epstein passed away at the age of 91.Born in Germany, she had survived the Nazi genocide because her parents evacuated her to England
Oklahoma Police Show Up at 5-Year-Old's Birthday Party-and Shoot His Dog in the Head @Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, media, rights, safety, society, violence, usa, culture, crime, abuse, ethics, family, children, dogs, killed, pets )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The boy said that he wishes someone from the Wynnewood Police would at least apologize for killing his friend.
Poll: Support for Stricter Gun Laws Grows in America
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, law, crime, violence )

Glenn
- 11 hours ago - freep.com
Let's hope we get them.
Neanderthals in Germany: First Population Peak, Then Sudden Extinction -- ScienceDaily
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, Neanderthals )

Nelson
- 1 day ago - sciencedaily.com
Neanderthals once populated the entire European continent. Around 45,000 years ago, Homo neanderthalensis was the predominant human species in Europe.
The Religious Right's Last Gasp
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, religion, politics )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Trump may be their last hope.
   

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