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Society & Culture

Question: When Is Shooting a 12-Year-Old Child Reasonable?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, child, culture, law, politics, police, society, violence, usa, rights )

Cheryl A.
- 2 hours ago -
"Answer: When the child is Black and the shooter is a police officer." "Welcome to America, where #BlackLivesMatter is a trending hashtag, but police impunity is a lethal reality of Black life."...Peace.
Two Officers' Statements Ruled Admissible in Freddie Gray Case, as 3 Others Withdraw Efforts to Block Statements
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, interesting, murder, police, society, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 4 hours ago -
"Judge Barry Williams denied motions by attorneys for Sgt. Alicia D. White and Officer William G. Porter to suppress their statements to police investigators, which they had argued were obtained improperly." Peace.
Jennifer Lawrence Is Done Holding Back About the Gender Pay Gap in Hollywood
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, world, society, rights, pay gap )

- 4 hours ago -
Jennifer Lawrence has opened up about the struggles of being a woman working in Hollywood in a powerful and scathing new essay for Lena Dunham's Lenny newsletter.
Former ISIS Hostage Says 'Jihadi John' Beat Him, Forced Him to Dance Tango
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, world, terrorism, media, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, women )

- 16 hours ago -
A Danish photographer who endured months of torture at the hands of Islamic State extremists says the terrorist killer known as Jihadi John forced him to stand for days and dance the Tango at a prison in Syria.
Hundreds of Yazidi Women Killing Themselves in ISIS Captivity
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, world, sadness, safety, society, crime, death, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, murder, rights )

- 16 hours ago -
"Hello?" The voice is muffled, crackly, and barely audible, but the caller's desperation is clear: "Our situation is very bad and cannot get any worse.
From Singer to Soldier: Xate Shingali and Women of the Sun Brigade Take on ISIS
Society & Culture  (tags: women, world, violence, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, sadness, safety, society )

- 16 hours ago -
Our hearts were broken, we were separated, and now we live with no hope, the lyrics ring out plaintively as singer Xate Shingali performs against a backdrop of rolling hills
Mind-Boggling New Terms For Men and Women!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, news, society )

- 1 day ago -
The insanity continues as the pronouns "he" and "she" are being joined on American college campuses by "e/ey," "em," "eir/eirs," "eirself/emse" "hu," "hum," "hus," "humself," "per," "per," "per/pers," "perself, "themse," "ze," "hir," "hir/hirs," "hirself
Police Officer In Sandra Bland Case Tasered Councilman
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, law, police, rights, society )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
This mess gets deeper and deeper. According to the police citizens have no right to question officers' actions...peace.
Cities Give Columbus Day the Boot
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, interesting, society, news )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
Out goes Columbus Day and in comes Indigenous Peoples Day. Let's use this day to learn the real American history and give honor to the original peoples of this continent...peace.
Councilwoman Threatens to Animal Shelter's Funding After Protest
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, crime, activists, government, freedoms, politics, rights, society )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
"Residents are outraged after Ann Arbor City Councilwoman Jane Lumm quietly threatened to cut off funding from the Humane Society of Huron Valley over their opposition to Lumm's proposal to kill 100 deer in the city." Peace.
The Nixon of the North
Society & Culture  (tags: harper. canada, culture, government, humans, society )

- 1 day ago -
How Stephen Harper ruined Canada
Mohamed Fahmy Arrives Safely in Toronto, Tweets Thanksgiving Message
Society & Culture  (tags: canadian journalist, Mohamed Fahmy, egypt, free speech, freedoms, government, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
A Canadian journalist who was released from prison in Egypt last month has returned home, marking the end of his nearly two-year ordeal in a case that raised questions about EgyptâEUR(TM)s commitment to free speech.
The Island Where Men Are Disappearing
Society & Culture  (tags: drugs, drug running, crime, corruption, society )

- 1 day ago -
A small Caribbean island with palm trees swaying in the breeze, white sands and emerald waters, untouched by mass tourism. But Old Providence has a guilty secret - the huge number of people who have turned to drug-running and then disappeared.
North Korea Escape: I Was Pregnant and Sold Into Slavery. But Somehow I Kept My Baby
Society & Culture  (tags: north korea, detention camps, Escaped, freedoms, ethics, government, abuse, death, society )

- 1 day ago -
If you came across Jihyun Park in Manchester, carrying a bag of groceries from the market for her childrenâEUR(TM)s dinner, you would struggle to imagine her past

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