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Clever Priest Uses IPhones to Get Around Islamic Bans on Christian Prayers & Books
Society & Culture  (tags: Christian, Freedom of Religion, Prayers, Censorship, Muslim, Islam, Breviary, iPhone, Internet, abuse, freedoms, goodnews, religion, rights, society, violence )

Rob and J
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Tech-savvy priest says iBreviary in Arabic aimed at providing daily prayers for Christian congregations in Muslim countries where Catholic breviary is censored & Christians suffer persecution & violence
Petition | Stop Gay Marriage | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: bigotry, homophobia, Equalrights, LGBTMarriage, MarriageEquality, Propaganda, USCCB, USConferenceofCatholicBishops )

BMutiny
- 4 hours ago - change.org
THIS PETITION SHOULD NOT BE SIGNED. It's on change.org, not on Care2. But, it's AN EXAMPLE OF THE KIND OF PROPAGANDA THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT, and the USConferenceofCatholicBishops, is using to TRY TO STOP EQUALITY IN MARRIAGE. Be forewarned! But DON'T SIGN!
Tell Congress: Support the Child CARE Act *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, ethics, family, government, humans, politics, rights, society, women )

Frans
- 1 day ago - action.momsrising.org
The Child CARE Act is an important bill introduced by U.S. Representative Donna Edwards as part of the Women's Economic Agenda. Now pull out your slide ruler because this fix sounds complicated, but will have a great outcome if passed: More people ...
Help End Domestic Slavery in Hong Kong
Society & Culture  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, Refugees&Relief, media, violence, UnitedNations, news, humans, government, ethics, crime, corruption, world, china, freedoms, society, conflict, abuse, business, corruption, economy, dishonesty, government, humans, money, society )

Wendy
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
After eight months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one-way ticket home and a frightening threat--tell anyone and your parents will be killed
Is Zionism Compatible With Democracy?
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, zionism, democracy. Palestinian human rights, violations, Shlomo Ben Ami, discrimination, apartheid israeli state, Mehdi Hasan, expulsion, land anexation, Diana Buttu, Gaza, Palestinian refugees, racism, right to self-determination )

Jess
- 1 day ago - aljazeera.com
Transcript: Shlomo Ben Ami - The full text of our debate with the former Israeli foreign minister, on whether Zionism is compatible with democracy.
Israeli Mom's Invention Allows Disabled Kids to Walk for First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, family, goodnews, Israel, Harness, disabled )

Rob and J
- 12 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
When told her son had cerebral palsy and would be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life, this Israeli mom decided she would spend years building a device that would allow him to stand on his legs and walk, just like everyone else.
Army Judge Denies Clemency for Manning
Society & Culture  (tags: Chelsea Manning, court, pardon, denied, Wikileaks )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - msnbc.com
An Army judge has denied Chelsea Manning's request for clemency and upheld the 35-year sentence she received after being convicted of leaking a trove of classified information to the whistelblower website Wikileaks in 2010
How America's Downward Decline Affects You
Society & Culture  (tags: Economic Decline, US, Destabilized Economy, Class War, Inequality, Downward Mobility, Hardship )

Brian
- 1 day ago - popularresistance.org
"According to research by Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, the "difference between wealth held by the top 1 percent and the rest of us has climbed back up to levels not seen since the roaring 20s."
NY Times Profile of Gazan Long Distance Runner Reveals Reality of Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: Gazan, nader al-Masri, Palestine, long distance runner, Beijing Olympics, West Bank, freedom ofmovement, Israel blockade, repression, incitement, human rights, tyranny, apartheid regime, Free Gaza, end all us military aid to Israel )

Jess
- 14 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
I was saddened to learn recently, that Nader al-Masri, the Gazan long distance runner, who represented Palestine in the 2008 Beijing Olympics by running in the 5000 kilometer race, had been denied entry into the West Bank.
Mideast Tensions Sideline a Gazan Marathon Runner
Society & Culture  (tags: sport, marathon, Bethlehem, Gaza, Nader al-Masri, Gisha )

Evelyn
- 13 hours ago - nytimes.com
In denying Mr. Masri's permit request - made through Gisha, an Israeli group -the government said that "the present diplomatic/security situation" meant that Gaza residents could cross into Israel only "in exceptional humanitarian cases."
Pushback Continues: States Grow Increasingly Wary of Common Core
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, education, ethics, family, freedoms, GoodNews, humans, interesting, rights, society, usa )

Carol
- 8 hours ago - blog.heritage.org
Common Core is on the ropes. More and more states are pulling back from the national standards as the 2014-15 school year implementation deadline looms near.
Israeli Police Injure Dozens at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque
Society & Culture  (tags: Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Jerusalem, Israeli police, abuses-aggression, rubber-coated bullets, wounded, Jewish sacrifices, iinfringement-trespass, provocations, Israel terrorism, Impunitystun grenade canisters, Passover, assault Palestinian worshipers )

Jess
- 8 hours ago - english.al-akhbar.com
Israeli police wounded dozens of Palestinians were wounded in clashes that erupted Wednesday when Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound was opened to Jewish visitors
Just Another Day of Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: illegal occupation, IDF soldiers, discrimination, targeting Palestinian civilian populatio, Israeli media, racism, ethnic cleansing, end all US aid to Israel, settlement of Yitzhar, )

Jess
- 1 day ago - blog.yesh-din.org
A group of ten settlers assaults two Palestinian farmers, with IDF troops as bystanders. Just another day of occupation
DAVID CAMERON: STOP FRACKING
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, consumers, business, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, energy, environment, ethics, investors, investing, humans, government, money, news, politics, law, SustainableDevelopment, finance, society, marketing, lies, NewTechnology, concept, en )

Wendy
- 18 hours ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
Dear David Cameron, Please reconsider your position on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, immediately and instead champion clean energy sources which do not risk our global climate, the natural environment and our health. >> PLEASE SIGN
World's Toughest Job!
Society & Culture  (tags: world's toughest job, job, mom, mothers day, mothers day 2014 )

Mel
- 16 hours ago - coolestone.com
Unlimited hours. No breaks. The most important job is also the world's toughest job.
Why We Do It
Society & Culture  (tags: palestinemarathon, right to freedom of movement, UN Human Rights, discrimination, roadblocks, israeli occupation, violations, end all us miltary aid to israel, free Palestine, racism, checkpoints, military zones, apartheid illegal wall, freedoms )

Jess
- 13 hours ago - palestinemarathon.com
The right to movement is a basic human right as stipulated in Article 13 of the UN Human Rights Charter: Everyone has the right to freedom of movement.
VIDEO - Ireland and Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: Ireland, Israeli oppression, Israeli illegal occupation, israel state terrorisim, Israel boycott, israel apartheid state, Palestinian human rights, freedoms, end the occupation of Palestine, Free Gaza, BDS, end all us miltary aid to israel, racism )

Jess
- 9 hours ago - presstv.ir
This doc shows how the Palestinian and Irish people sympathized with each other, because both of them are struggling for freedom.
Akagera: Rwanda's Beacon of Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: Akagera National Park, Rwanda, violence, post-genocide recovery, tourism, , Kigal, i )

Jess
- 1 day ago - ft.com
Tourism has played a key part in the country's post-genocide recovery, overtaking coffee and tea as the top source of foreign income.
Caleb Vigil #1
Society & Culture  (tags: education, family, humans, law, media, safety, transportation )

Dawn
- 7 hours ago - theselfmovement.org
This is a PSA done by TV production students to get the word out about the dangers of texting and driving to all. Please vote for them through the URL, the more votes the better chance of winning scholarship money and remind the world of texting danger.
World's Toughest Job   video
Society & Culture  (tags: job, demanding, full time, thought-provoking )

Evelyn
- 2 hours ago - youtu.be
Interviews for the world's toughest job: Unlimited hours. No breaks. The most important job is also the world's toughest job. Do watch all of it .... and share it!
   

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