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Support the Equality Act - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, marriage equality, Equality Act, petition )

- 18 hours ago -
While a major victory on marriage equality was achieved, there still is work to do to ensure that LGBT citizens do not face job loss, eviction or discrimination because of who they love.
Debate Questions We Want To Hear - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: CNN, Presidential debates, corruption, money in politics, governmental reforms, petition )

- 20 hours ago -
Tell CNN we want questions that ask candidates how they'll take on big money in politics.
Apache Betrayed By Congress - Save Their Spiritual Land!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, government, humans, religion, sacred lands )

- 1 day ago -
Oak Flat, Arizona is sacred to the Apache. A defense bill in Congress threatens to give that land to a foreign mining company with close ties to 2 Arizona congressmen. We need to STOP this from happening. They need their sacred lands to be kept sacred
Society & Culture  (tags: Trumpet virtuoso Maestro Timofei Dokshiz, Russia, Classical Music, Trumpet, Culture, Celebrity )

- 15 hours ago -
"How rich and diversified are his timbers, dark in the low registers, flowing and silvery in the upper! You may add to this his amazing ease, breathtaking staccato passages and flowing legato".
Muslim Flight Attendant Sues Because Job Makes Her Serve Drinks
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim flight attendant, Muslims, Islam, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, religion )

- 1 day ago -
So far we ve had Muslim suing because their jobs involved scanning groceries customers bought that they didn t approve of. This was the logical next step. And the same left that howls that Christian pharmacists must fill prescriptions for medications
TAKE ACTION: Save Refugees
Society & Culture  (tags: refugees, Syrian refugees, syria )

- 6 hours ago -
The crisis unfolding in Syria has already forced 4 million people, half of whom are children, to flee for their lives. Many leave Syria in the middle of the night.
The Number of Americans Living on Less Than $2 a Day Is Skyrocketing
Society & Culture  (tags: family, needy families, assistance, United States, low income, WBO )

- 1 day ago -
Research shows 1.5 million households and 3 million children are living in desperate economic conditions.
Dispatches: Why I Shared a Horrific Photo of a Drowned Syrian Child
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, media, news, obituary, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

- 1 day ago -
I thought long and hard before I retweeted the photo of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi. It shows the lifeless toddler, lying face down on a popular Turkish beach, one of eleven Syrians who have almost certainly died as they tried to reach safety ...
Gaza Attack Pushed US Electrical WorkersâEUR(TM) Union to Back Israel Boycott
Society & Culture  (tags: United Electrical, trade union activism, BDS, #GazaUnderAttack, Black Lives Matter, Omar Barghouti, Black for Palestine, UAW 2865, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE, news, media, usa, americans )

- 1 day ago -
The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America âEUR" known as UE âEUR" has voted to back the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) on Israel.
Do a Good Deed and Support the Associations' All at School "," Chain of Hope "and" AFEV "
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, child, all at school, girls school, education of womenn, schooling of girls. human rightssociety, world, women, rights )

- 16 hours ago -
For the third consecutive year, Marie Claire launches Operation "Torch Marie Claire". All profits from the sale of the Candle Flame Marie Claire is entirely donated to associations
Arabs Praise Israeli Soldier for Restraint
Society & Culture  (tags: IDF, Israel, soldiers, Palestinians, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, religion, safety, society, violence )

- 1 day ago -
A violent attack on an Israeli soldier attempting to arrest a rock-throwing Palestinian boy generated praise by private Arab citizens for the IDFs restraint as well as criticism of their own leadership.
Abbas PA and Fatah Endorse Continued Conflict at the Temple Mount
Society & Culture  (tags: Al Aqsa, Temple Mount, Muslims, Islam, terror, Israel, Jews, Jerusalem, abuse, crime, dishonesty, religion, safety, violence )

- 1 day ago -
Abbas PA and Fatah endorse continued conflict at the Temple Mount, encouraging Ribat ~ religious conflict/war to protect land claimed to be Islamic ~ claiming it is to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque
Training Camps for Girls in Gaza Another Form of Palestinian Child Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Hamas, Palestinians, Muslims, war crimes, children, corruption, crime, religion, safety, women )

- 1 day ago -
Pictures of the August 10 graduation ceremony of an all~girl, nine~day summer training camp in the Gaza Strip show the 12 to 18~year-old participants, approximately 1,000 in number, marching and wielding weapons.
The Dangers of Shopping at Whole Foods While Black!
Society & Culture  (tags: Black, man, beaten, brutalized, buying, food, security, guard, Whole, Foods, Oakland, California, CA )

- 5 hours ago -
A black man was beaten to a bloody pulp by a security guard at an Oakland Whole Foods after an attempt to purchase groceries led to an argument.
Rolling Stones Guitarist Keith Richards Calls Metallica and Black Sabbath 'Great Jokes,' Says Rap Is for 'Tone-Deaf People' in F
Society & Culture  (tags: music, culture, society, rolling stones, celebrity, arts, humans )

- 1 day ago -
Richards at the Glastonbury Festival in Britain in 2013 the guitaristâEUR(TM)s new solo work is called Crosseyed Heart.
Humane Society Issues Warning After 80 Cats Turned Up Dead or Dying Since June
Society & Culture  (tags: AnimalWelfare, abused, abuse, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, investigation, killed, killing, pets, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering )

- 1 day ago -
More than 80 cats turned up dead or dying at the Calgary Humane Society in the past three months, sparking warnings from police and animal rights officials that pet owners should keep their furry critters indoors.
The Refugee Crisis That Isn't
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, media, news, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
European leaders may differ about how to respond to the asylum-seekers and migrants surging their way, but they seem to agree they face a crisis of enormous proportions. Germany's Angela Merkel has called it "the biggest challenge ...
Protect Our Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, corruption, government, humans, americans, health, safety, politics )

- 5 hours ago -
. Unfortunately, cutting Social Security and Medicare is a priority for many lawmakers. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Chicago Hunger Strikers Enter Day 19 Challenging Rahm Emanuel's Push to Privatize Public Schools - Democracy NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: society, education, culture, ethics, children, politics, rights, corporate, money, government, economy, dishonesty, abuse )

- 16 hours ago -
In Chicago, a group of public school parents, grandmothers and education activists are entering the 19th day of a hunger strike to save Dyett High School, the only remaining open-enrollment public high school left in the community of Bronzeville.
A Tense Confrontation on a Quiet Montana Road
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, usa, society, humans, abuse, americans, corruption, culture, crime, death, ethics, health, politics, safety )

- 13 hours ago -
It ain't Ferguson, but even among own population it's getting less civil. As the witness said - he's "sure there's a pistol in the glove compartment."
Prison Guard 'Beat Up' Squad Accused of Killing Inmate: Why Prison Abuse Is So Common and Overlooked
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, government, culture, crime, abuse, dishonesty, politics, rights, violence, safety )

- 17 hours ago -
America is the only democracy in the world that doesn't have independent oversight of prisons.
It Could Have Been Me | Maclean's Magazine
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, society, Indigenous Women, indigenous women's rights, Canada Natives, Canada, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Residential School System Canada, rights, law, government, sexual abuse, sexual assault, safety, Violence against Women )

- 15 hours ago -
It is pass time we heard these voices. Thirteen remarkable women tell their extraordinary stories of terrible violence and formidable resilienceâEUR"stories that, as one survivor hopes, will serve as 'a pay-it-forward of women
The Changing Face of Modern U.S. Labor
Society & Culture  (tags: labor, workers, wages, working class )

- 8 hours ago -
As the country celebrates the Labor Day holiday this weekend, workers can thank the U.S. labor movement for all those changes and more over the past two centuries.

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