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URGENT PLEASE SIGN PETITION! 10/2015.Sign Our Online Petition Today
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, world, transportation, usa, women, men, energy, safety )

- 13 hours ago -
"Please act TODAY to extend the federal solar investment tax credits (ITCs) beyond the current sunset date...December 31, 2016. Expiration of the solar ITCs will jeopardize tens of thousands of solar jobs..investment of tens of billions.."
Got Two Minutes for Something Really Fun That Earns $0.50 for Heifer? ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Heifer International, culture, world, animals for families, money, business )

- 18 hours ago -
Test your llama IQ with our brand-new quiz and get to know one of our most popular, hilarious and life-saving animals in five quick questions.
TAKE ACTION: We Need to Be Able to Hold Abusive Nursing Homes Accountable
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, americans, health, women )

- 15 hours ago -
When you sign, we'll add your name to our comments to CMS.
Tell Party Leaders: Reject the TPP
Society & Culture  (tags: party leaders, canada, government, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), trade deal, harper, freedoms, humans, politics, rights, society )

- 1 day ago -
The Harper government just signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12-country trade deal that goes well beyond trade. What did Harper give away?
Teen Allegedly Raped By Couple in Front of 6-Year-Old Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: family, rights, violence, safety, children, abuse, child, ethics, law )

- 1 day ago -
A teenage boy was allegedly raped and forced into a foursome by a couple and another woman under the age of 21. A 6-year-old says she walked in, witnessed the crime and was spanked.
Combat Vets Destroy the NRA's Heroic Gunslinger Fantasy | The Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: gunslingers, NRA, heroic fantasy, untrained citizens, combat veterans, SWAT teams, selling weapons to Americans, lies and fraud )

- 1 day ago -
Combat veterans and former law enforcement officers believe that the NRA's heroic gunslinger mythology is a dangerous fantasy that bears little resemblance to reality. Untrained citizens intervening will inevitably make things more chaotic and dangerous.
7 Sobering Reasons 59 Million Kids Around the World DonâEUR(TM)t Have Teachers
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, teachers, lack of teachers, world )

- 9 hours ago -
Maybe all the social media posts with the hashtag #WorldTeachersDay will inspire folks to bring their talents to the classroom.
Video Shows California Cops Punching Unarmed Woman in Brutal Arrest For a Seatbelt Violation @Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, safety, usa, police, rights, ethics, culture, family, media, law, abuse )

- 19 hours ago -
The New York Daily News reported on a police brutality suit brought by 40-year-old Cindy Hahn.
Desmond Tutu: We Must Fight Injustice to Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: Desmond Tutu, birthday, activists, animal rights, South Africa, celebrity, culture, environment, freedoms, humans, rights, society, world )

- 6 hours ago -
Today marks Desmond TutuâEUR(TM)s 84th birthday. The South African social rights activist has fought against apartheid, poverty, racism and homophobia, and his campaigning hasnâEUR(TM)t just been restricted to humans. His stance on animal rights is also inspiring.
Sign the Petition: Justice for Doctors Without Borders
Society & Culture  (tags: DoctorsW/outBorders )

- 4 hours ago -
In the middle of the night on Saturday, a U.S. military plane "repeatedly and very precisely" bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital filled with doctors, nurses and wounded patients in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
Young Brains Lack the Wisdom of Their Elders, Clinical Study Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: eldersethics, culture, children, seniors )

- 54 minutes ago -
Language task reveals brains of older people are not slower but rather wiser than young brains, allowing older adults to achieve an equivalent level of performance.
The History Blog: New Clay Tablet Adds 20 Lines to Epic of Gilgamesh
Society & Culture  (tags: Epic of Gilgamesh, clay tablets, artifacts, discovered, additional texts, history, Sulaymaniah Museum, Iraqi Kurdistan, heritage )

- 33 minutes ago -
Since the invasion of Iraq and subsequent orgy of looting, the museum has a matter of policy paid smugglers to keep artifacts from leaving the country, no questions asked. The tablet was acquired by the museum in late 2011
Soldiers Kidnap A Deaf And Mute Child In Hebron
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli state terrorism, kidnappings, children-civilians, Palestinians, occupation-siege on Gaza-Palestine, news, media, culture, violence, world, freedoms, children, activists, abuse, americans, usa )

- 11 hours ago -
Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Tuesday, a deaf and mute Palestinian child in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped two Palestinians in Beit Ummar
Linguist Documents Dying Languages Still Spoken in Toronto
Society & Culture  (tags: toronot, languages, dying languages, endangered languagesd, arts, culture, ethics, interesting, world )

- 6 hours ago -
Turns out, this diverse city is a hotbed for endangered languages âEUR" some preserved better here than in their homeland.
Iranian President's Aide Blames Mossad for Mina Incident
Society & Culture  (tags: stampede, pilgrimage, Mina, Islam, Iran, Israel, Mossad )

- 5 hours ago -
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ali Younesi, a top assistant to the Iranian President and a former Intelligence Minister, said the recent stampede incident in Mina, Saudi Arabia, which killed over 4,000 Muslim pilgrims, was the result of a plot by the Israeli spy agency
How Columbine Spawned Dozens of Copycats | Mother Jones
Society & Culture  (tags: Mass Shooting, violence, Columbine shootings, columbine massacre, safety, society, murder, Investigation, Infographic )

- 1 day ago -
More than a decade later, Columbine still has an effect. A Mother Jones investigation shows that the nation's worst high school shooting has inspired at least 74 plots or attacks across 30 states.
Shot Dead in a School Uniform
Society & Culture  (tags: Aida refugee camp, Bethlehem, Abdulrahman Shadi Obeidallah, occupation, ICC, world, crimes against Palestinain children-civi, children, Defence for Children International-Pales, media, murder, news, violence, culture, activists, americans, childr )

- 12 hours ago -
His killing will not deter Palestinians from resisting the occupation of their homeland. That much was obvious as thousands turned out for his funeral
Tracey Stewart - Do Unto Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: Tracey Stewart, animals, veterinary technician, culture, arts, society )

- 6 hours ago -
The more we know about the animals in our world and the better we care for them, the better our lives will be. Former veterinary technician and animal advocate Tracey Stewart understands this better than most
ABC Family to Rebrand Network 'Freeform' in January
Society & Culture  (tags: tv, media, family )

- 19 hours ago -
I for one will miss ABC Family.
Palmyra What the World Has Lost
Society & Culture  (tags: archaeology, Palmyra, syria, Islamic state, destruction, desecration )

- 25 minutes ago -
The Syrian desert city known as the Venice of the Sands has suffered another act of vandalism by Islamic State (Isis), with the destruction of the triumphal arch

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