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Why We Are Blocking the Boat
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, 'Block the Boat', rights, freedoms, ethics, society, liberation, colonialism )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Because it's time to disrupt Israeli business as usual. It has been time since 1948. And the summer of 2014 only served us a reminder to the world that the Palestinian struggle for liberation is calling on us to join them in their fight to end...
Feminist Scholars to Obama: End Prosecution of Palestinian Survivor of Sexual Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, women, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, Israel, Palestine, torture, government, ethics, rights, freedoms, society, news, law, politics, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
In 2004, award-winning filmmaker Buthina Canaan Khoury made the documentary Women in Struggle about four Palestinian women who were former detainees. She documents the physical, mental and sexual torture women experienced during interrogations.
On the Lawful FaçAde of Israel's Discriminatory Policies in East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli oppression, Palestinian human rights, children's rights, illegal occupation of Palestine, BDS, end the siege-occupation, East Jerusalem-West Bank, family, sadness, world, violence, safety, children, americans, abuse, society, health )

Jess
- 5 hours ago - wrmea.org
Israel is determined to maintain a "demographic balance" in Jerusalem of at least 70 percent Jews. A key strategy is its revocation of permanent residency status for Arab East Jerusalemites--as if we were foreign immigrants.
WATCH: Bystanders at Dallas Airport Stop Antigay Attack By Piling on Drunk Bully ~ STRONG LANGUAGE!
Society & Culture  (tags: Dallas airport, homophobia, violence, gayrights, freedoms, law, police, news, ethics, society, safety )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - rawstory.com
In the video embedded below, an apparently intoxicated man attacks another passenger who he believes is gay. Within seconds, a number of bystanders leap into action to take the attacker down and hold him until police can handcuff him and lead him away.
85-Year-Old Man Robbed, Tied Up By Twin Teenage Sisters He Met on Dating Website: Officials
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, humans, police, safety, society, violence, women, romance, love, lies, theft )

Frank
- 7 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Paul Aronson met Shalaine Foster on the site www.seekingarrangement.com and had a dinner date with her twin sister, Shaina, according to court papers. When back at his E. 38th St. home, the pair tied him up and robbed him of his wallet and $470 in cash, a
Mum Killed Herself and Two Daughters With Poison After Struggling to Live With Husband's Parents
Society & Culture  (tags: suicide, children, crime, death, ethics, family, humans, murder, obituary, police, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world, mental illness, depression )

Frank
- 7 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead in her bed alongside Jasmine, nine, and Prisha, four, by her widower at their home last year
Tasmanian Devil Death May Put Project in Jeopardy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Albuquerque Bio Park, Jasper the Tasmanian Devil, Australia, breeding program, death, society, crime, sadness, news )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - krqe.com
The Albuquerque BioPark has been planning to open a Tasmanian Devil breeding facility for months. The zoo even has renderings of what the site would look like, but now the new addition could be in jeopardy after one of the devils died this week.
Reward Doubles to Catch Tasmanian Devil Killer
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque Bio Park, Tasmanian Devil, Australia, murder, sadness, reward, police, society, humans, news, education, ethics, abuse )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - krqe.com
The reward to find the person responsible for killing a rare Tasmanian devil on loan from Australia at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo has now doubled to $10,000. Laurel Westman of Corrales came forward to offer an additional $5,000 reward to find the killer
Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Islamic Center of NM
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Albuquerque New Mexico, Islamic Center of NM, Molotov cocktail, hate crime, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, ethics, culture, law, freedoms, violence, crime )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - krqe.com
Albuquerque police are on the hunt for the suspect who threw a Molotov cocktail at an Islamic center in Albuquerque. The incident happened between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Islamic Center of New Mexico near Yale and Avenida Caesar Chavez.
'What the War on Terror Actually Looks Like': Laura Poitras
Society & Culture  (tags: law, politics, society, violence, freedoms, corruption, education, movies )

John
- 12 hours ago - theatlantic.com
When Citizenfour opens , documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras will have given moviegoers an unprecedented look at whistleblower Edward Snowden." I thought t we'd look back on post-9/11 America as a dark chapter in U.S. history.
Support Pet-Friendly Housing
Society & Culture  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, GoodNews, pets, goodnews, interesting, society, freedoms, interesting )

Clare
- 13 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Please sign as we all love our pets cause this should get your housing places to start this so you don't have to worry about this happening where you live as if you could have problems on day with finding new homes because you have problems in your cities
Tennessee Toddler Traps Himself Inside An Arcade Game
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, americans, culture, family, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, women, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
The family of Colin Lambert said the 18-month-old usually finds himself in strange situations so they were not totally surprised Tuesday when he crawled inside a claw machine game at a Maryville laundromat. Firefighters rescued Colin and even gave him a..
Will People Still Be Useful in the 21st Century?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humans, education, environment, culture, GoodNews, health, society, arts, children, women, men, humanity, transportation, travel, safety )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
"As the 21st century unfolds, humans are in danger of losing their value, because intelligence is decoupling from consciousness."-cnn
3 Things You Can Literally Learn In Your Sleep
Society & Culture  (tags: sleeplearning, humans, brain, memory, GoodNews, society, education, environment, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - twcc.com
If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier in the day, you'd probably laugh.
   

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