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Fire Officer Who Allegedly Pulled a Gun on Crowd of People
Society & Culture  (tags: Murderous & dangerous US gun law, Fire Officer allegedly, pulled Gun of People )

Peter
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: William Bratton, New York Chief of Police! Goal: Fire officer who reportedly pointed his gun at a crowd of people and used excessive force on suspects.
Northern Ireland: Abortion Is Not a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: women, rights, humans )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org.uk
There is a near-total ban on abortion in Northern Ireland, even in cases of rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormality.
Baby Viciously Beaten While in Sitters Care Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: Alleged abused and beaten, of innocent Child by a Babysitter )

Peter
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum! Investigate alleged abuse of innocent child by a babysitter. Despite evidence that their infant son was abused and beaten parents find themselves unable to file criminal charges because of a legal loophole
Create a Stalker's Register
Society & Culture  (tags: children, abuse, safety, murder )

Elaine
- 19 hours ago - change.org
Stalking is a crime that is insidious and terrifying and yet many still do not understand it. Stalkers steal lives and take lives. Both our daughters, Kirsty Treloar and Jane Clough, were murdered by their stalkers.
Ancient Beer Works, and Recipe Found in Central Plains of China!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture and society, archeology )

Mitchell
- 13 hours ago - npr.org
An ancient beer making site has been found in the Central Plains of China, along with some of the tools for the brewing. Surprisingly, to the archeologists, barley was being used at the site. See first comment.
For First Time in Years, Israeli Academics Pay Solidarity Visit to Palestinian University
Society & Culture  (tags: "Academia for Equality", Anat Matar, Hilla Dayan, Kadoorie University, Ellis Kadoorie, military harassment, solidarity )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
An Israeli delegation of academics visits Kadoorie University in the West Bank city of Tulkarm to show support following a string of IDF raids on the campus. Such raids are not rare in the West Bank.
5 Banks Are Getting Sued for the Rigging of $9 Trillion Market
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics )

Jeanne
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Bank of America, Credit Agricole SA, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank AG, and Namura Holdings Inc. are being sued for colluding in a bond market worth $9 trillion.
34th Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya January 3-13 2017 Given By His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Society & Culture  (tags: Dalai Lama, Kalachakra, initiation, Bodh Gaya, India, Buddhism, Buddha, buddhist, practice, tantra, yoga, religion, culture, ethics, education, children )

Roger
- 9 hours ago - kalachakra.in
i am so happy to share this news with you, the 34th Kalachakra initiation to be given by His Holiness the Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya will take place January 3rd to 13, 2017. Do not delay booking your room there, last time there were 200,000 people !
Roses Damask'd Are Dying in Syria
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, environment, ethics, humans, interesting, rights, society, world )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - greenprophet.com
Used for perfumes, rose water; and for flavoring sweets like Turkish Delight, Syria's famed Damask Rose, once championed by romanticists like William Shakespeare, is experiencing hard times due to the ongoing war in its native land.
The Red State Gay Porn Habit: Why Conservative States Like Mississippi and North Carolina Lead the Nation in Same Sex Porn Consu
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture )

Rob
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Behind the search stats, the hypocrisy, repression, secrecy and isolation in states with harsh anti LGBT laws.
Palestinian Poet Under House Arrest for Her Poetry
Society & Culture  (tags: Dareen Tatour, world, media-news, Palestinian human rights violations, Middle East, house arrest, Palestine, Arts & culture, occupation, israelmedia, news, freedoms, society, women )

Jess
- 21 hours ago - telesurtv.net
Dareen Tatour says her poetry and posts have been misconstrued against her, and she fears being exiled
Reform or Revolution
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, freedoms, death )

Rob
- 7 hours ago - nationofchange.org
In this late stage of capitalism, has been replaced with a system of legalized bribery. All branches of government, including the courts, along with the systems of entertainment and news, are wholly owned subsidiaries of the corporate state.
On Thursday Night, Rock Band Florence and the Machine Played to a Packed Crowd at the Austin360 Amphitheater in Austin, Texas.
Society & Culture  (tags: Florence and the Machine )

Michael
- 3 hours ago - upworthy.com
As usual, lead singer Florence Welch wowed the audience with her theatrics and powerful voice.
Campuses Are Again a Hotbed of Protest as Issues of Race, Class and More Bubble Up
Society & Culture  (tags: colleges, universities, students, campuses, education, protests, activism )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Student protest, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and the rise of the corporate university.
Trump and Clinton Want to Bring Back Millions of Outsourced Jobs âEUR" HereâEUR(TM)s Why They CanâEUR(TM)t
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, get with it )

Jeanne
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
"The focus .... needs to be on preparing a U.S. workforce for an economy that is increasingly globally connected."
"We Wanted to Make a Film About Our Nation's Failure. This Is Our Opportunity as a Society to Redeem Ourselves"
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, incarceration, injustice, three-strikes laws, misdemeanors, inmates, freedom )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Thousands of people jailed for petty crimes were finally released when voters repealed the draconian three-strikes law in 2012.
   

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