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More Than 40 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend, Including a 4-Year-Old Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: chicago, shooting, memorial day weekend, violence, gun laws, americans, corruption, crime, humans, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - nationofchange.org
The violent shooting sprees that happened over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago has left many dead, including a child. While this sort of violence is unfortunately not uncommon for the city, are gun laws to blame?
TO: The Tasmanian Legislative Council
Society & Culture  (tags: tasmanian legislative council, kids, tasmania, kids, gay, school, refused, vote, australian, child, children, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, law, religion, society, world )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - go.allout.org
In a few hours, the Council could decide that Tasmanian kids can be refused entry from school just for being gay, on 'religious grounds'.Please vote against this amendment and make sure that all Australian kids are protected, no matter who they are.
Facebook Launches Newsfeed Amber Alerts in Canada 4
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, amber alert, missing children, child, children, crime, culture, family, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 10 hours ago - ottawasun.com
. "We saw that people were already using Facebook to share information of missing children. So this was a way for us to integrate that into our system so that it would be automatic, focused and targeted."
How An Agricultural Weed Came to Symbolize Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, society, culture, world, poppies, Memorial Day, agricultural weed, soldiers, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - modernfarmer.com
It was a poem by a Canadian soldier that helped turn an agricultural weed into a symbol inexorably tied to Memorial Day in the United States and to various other days of remembrance for fallen soldiers elsewhere in the world.
Damaged Gas Cylinders Become Another Threat to Gazans
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Gaza, Israel, world, family, death, ethics, freedoms, society, government, sadness, politics, news, humans, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - al-monitor.com
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue to fall prey to cooking gas cylinder explosions in apartment buildings, as most poor families cannot afford to replace their old gas cylinders with new ones due to their weak purchasing power.
Veterans Affairs Are the People, Poser Patriots, Served Responsibility and Duty
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, government, congress, americans, republicans, ethics, violence, world, society, family, culture )

James
- 14 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
What Veterans Affairs wonâEUR(TM)t pay for: Chance for the wounded to have kids
See the Hidden-Camera Stunt That Convinced Companies to Support Educating Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, humans, rights, society, women, world )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - takepart.com
dream jobs of three girls living in India. But in a country notorious for gender discrimination and a culturally ingrained belief that only boys should be educated, many career goals are out of reach for young women
Canadian Security Bill Puts Your Rights at Risk
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill C-51, anti-terrorism Act, canada, national security laws, human rights, government, humans, politics, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
Bill C-51, The Anti-Terrorism Act, forms the core of the most comprehensive reforms to the Canada âEUR(TM)s national security laws since 2001. Widely expanded powers and new criminal offences raise serious human rights concerns
Karen Armstrong on Sam Harris and Bill Maher:"It Fills Me With Despair, This Is the Sort of Talk That Led to Concentration Camps
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society, ethics, abuse, activists, interesting, media, politics, rights, sadness, safety, news, freedoms, humans, violence, world, women )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - themuslimtimes.org
Salon.com: Karen Armstrong has written histories of Buddhism and Islam. She has written a history of myth. She has written a history of God. Born in Britain, Armstrong studied English at Oxford, spent seven years as a Catholic nun, then ...
These Guys Are Painfully Wrong About Islam: 3 Things That Every Anti-Muslim Zealot Needs to Admit
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Islam, government, politics, world, rights, news, society, ethics, interesting, law, culture, abuse, media, sadness, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - salon.com
Critics of Islam all too often demand public debate about Islam, but then refuse to empower and elevate those Muslim organizations demonstrating pluralism, universal human rights and international justice.
Obama: Rise in Antisemitism Is Not Some Passing Fad
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, anti-Semitism, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world, terrorists, terrorism )

Penny
- 1 day ago - algemeiner.com
Antisemitism is and always will be a threat to broader human values to which we all must aspire, he said.
Uphold Food Safety Regulations
Society & Culture  (tags: diet, environment, ethics, food, nutrition, interesting, risks, safety, warning, humanrights, freedoms, europe, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, usa, world, humans, corruption, dishonesty, u.s., economy, lies, politics, death )

Sen
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission Goal: DonâEUR(TM)t abandon strict food safety regulations in order to trade with the U.S.
Another Violent Attack on Palestinian Family
Society & Culture  (tags: settler violence-colonialism, settler violence, Al Khalil, israel, West Bank-Palestine, racism-apartheid, end the occupation, SETTLER ATTACKS ON PALESTINIANS, world, safety, news, internet, media, family, culture, americans, abuse, usa, crime )

Jess
- 1 day ago - imemc.org
On the 23rd May, settlers in Al Khalil (Hebron) blocked the entrance to Hashem Younes AzzehâEUR(TM)s house and attacked his family.
Israeli Occupation Closes Gaza's Only Commercial Crossing
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza Blockade, GAZA SIEGE, Gaza crossings, Kerem Shalom, end all U.S. aid to ISRAEL, BDS, END THE OCCUPATION-SIEGE ON GAZA, news, transportation, travel, usa, world, activists, media, freedoms, law, americans )

Jess
- 1 day ago - alray.ps
Israel closed the Gaza Strip's only functioning commercial crossing, Kerem Shalom, on Sunday for the Jewish holiday of Feast of Weeks
   

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