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Hookworm a Disease of Extreme Poverty Is Thriving in The US South
Society & Culture  (tags: hookworm, poverty related illness, United States, disease, extreme poverty, US south, Alabama )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
In the United States, the worlds richest country, a parasitic disease found in areas of extreme poverty, is rampant. The study lifted the lid on one of Americas darkest and deepest secrets it tolerates poverty related illness on par with poorest Nations.
Change.Org.Petition for a Gender Inclusive Inquiry Into Murdered & Missing Aboriginal Canadians
Society & Culture  (tags: Aboriginal peoples, culture, missing, inquiry violence, women, government, safety )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - change.org
Petition to call for a gender inclusive inquiry into murdered & missing aboriginal canadians & the crisis of violence that afflicts Aboriginal communities nationwide.
Forcechange,Reinstate Regulations Against Broadcast Monopolies
Society & Culture  (tags: media outlets, monopolies, deregulation, government, news, politics )

Ruth
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
Demand that the FCC reinstate regulations against Broadcast monopolies that create a divers media & prevent broadcast monopolies.as Trump appaointee works to deregulate the media
Forcechange,Allow Repressed Citizens Independence
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, Spain, vote independence, catalonia rights, freedoms )

Ruth
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
Respect the outcome of Catalonias independence referendum. to PM of Spain.A vote on independence is being prepared & the Madrid govt is doing everything it can to stop it! declaring it illegal,This is undemocratic
Selling Fast Food Hamburgers In China, An Advertiser's Insight Into Consumerism
Society & Culture  (tags: consumerism, video, consumer culture, fast food, America, China, advertising, interesting, media )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - aeon.co
On site there is a 14 minute video. This video is an amazing commentary on modern consumerism and its destruction of culture...with a new superficial culture. The video is worth watching. Please note and comment.
The Turkish Town Where the Poor Never Go Hungry | Middle East Eye
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, philanthropy, europe, asia )

Glenn
- 22 hours ago - middleeasteye.net
There should be more places like this.
Starbucks Robbery Suspect May Sue 'Good Samaritan' Who Subdued Him | Fox News
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, law )

Glenn
- 22 hours ago - foxnews.com
The plaintiff's case will be laughed out of court.
Georgia Tech Student's Death Is Part of a Pattern of Recent Police Violence on College Campuses
Society & Culture  (tags: education, universities, colleges, law enforcement, cops, police brutality )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - alternet.org
Campus police forces are less transparent than municipal agencies, but they can be just as dangerous.
Kid Ventriloquist Wins AmericaâEUR(TM)s Got Talent With Hilarious Singing Puppets
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, ethics, GoodNews, humans, interesting, media, ventriloquist, got talent, contest )

Ricardo
- 2 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Darci Lynne Farmer triumphed over her finalist competitor, 10-year-old vocalist Angelica Hale, by creating comedy acts with three different puppets: Oscar the nervous mouse, Petunia the rabbit, and Edna the grandma. CHECK OUT: Watch 2-Year-old....
Why Homecoming Dress Shopping Brought This Teen to Tears: 'Patriarchy'
Society & Culture  (tags: girls, women, school, clothes, sexism )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - yahoo.com
Homecoming season: a time for high school students to ask out their new crushes of the school year, a chance to play dress-up with less fuss and pressure than prom, an opportunity for schools to make girls feel weird about their bodies.
   

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