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Justice for Disabled Student Allegedly Raped in Racist Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: Racist Sexual Violence, Raping on a black Student, Rape Is pure and cowardly, exercise of power on Weaker )

- 1 day ago -
Target: Lawrence Wasden, Attorney General of Idaho! Goal: Punish students accused of raping a black student and the school administrators who allegedly failed to intervene.
Waupun Prisoners Begin Food Refusal to Protest Solitary Torture - Petition In Solidarity
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, administrative confinement, AC, prison, United Nations, petition, Waupun prisoners, torture, food refusal )

- 1 day ago -
In Wisconsin over a hundred prisoners are in the long term solitary confinement Units a.k.a. administrative confinement AC. Some have been in isolation for 18 to 29 years concurrently. AC for more than 15 days has been deemed torture by United Nations.
Stop Street Harassment of Women
Society & Culture  (tags: Street Harassment, Womens Rights, Women Protection Task Force )

- 1 day ago -
Target: Phil Mendelson, Chairman of the Washington, DC City Council! Goal: Create a task force dedicated to stopping street harassment.
Strange British Place Names
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, GoodNews, interesting, internet, society, news )

- 5 hours ago -
You can't blame the residents of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysilio gogogoch in Wales for preferring to call their village Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, or Llanfairpwll.
How to Secure Your Wireless (Wi-Fi) Home Network
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, environment, education, humans, internet, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, travel, transportation, world )

- 1 day ago -
Wireless Networking Wi-Fi has made it so easy for anyone to use Internet on your computer, mobile phones, tablets and other wireless devices anywhere in the house without the clutter of cables.
Holocaust Survivor and Human Rights Activist Hedy Epstein Dies at 91
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Palestine, Israel, Hedy Epstein, human rights, PSC, Women in Black, peace, protests, freedoms, end the occupation, world, media, news, women, activists )

- 17 hours ago -
Much of her later activism centered on efforts to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine. She founded the St. Louis chapter of Women in Black and co-founded the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee
What's the Longest Word in Your Language ???   video
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, news, internet, goodnews, humans )

- 6 hours ago -
Some human languages are quite amazing when it comes to saying a lot with one word, which can insanely long. Here's a fun and amusing look at some of the longest words in the world, each from a different language!
Beyoncé Is Accused Of Stealing Choreography Again VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, arts, celebrity, culture, music, ethics, news, society, women, world, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Dancers are accusing Beyoncé of lifting her Formation tour choreography from Fuerza Bruta, a Cirque du Soleil theatrical group.
Support the Massachusetts GE Labeling Bill!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, politics, rights, ethics, children, safety )

- 1 day ago -
Tell state lawmakers to support the labeling of genetically engineered food in Massachusetts by bringing it up for a vote! PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Feeling Let Down and Left Behind, With Little Hope for Better
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, usa, women, children, culture, education, family, government, humans, politics, rights, sadness, society )

- 1 day ago -
In a moment riddled with economic and social worries, an e-cigarette shop in Wilkes County, N.C., is an oasis for some young Appalachians.
Stonehenge Byway
Society & Culture  (tags: Stonehenge, Summer Solstice, English Heritage, car parking charge, alcohol ban, King Arthur, King Arthur Pendragon, protest )

- 1 day ago -
English Heritage plan to introduce an alcohol ban and a car parking charge of fifteen pounds for this years summer solstice celebrations, but some Druids disagree. Enter King Arthur, Mad Alan and Bubba....
Denounce Police Commissioner for Calling Rappers "Thugs"
Society & Culture  (tags: Another Police Racism, Cops have a big Problem with, their own Decency and Respect )

- 10 hours ago -
Target: NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton! Goal: Denounce the NYPD commissioner for calling all rap artists "thugs" after violence at a rap concert.
If Big Families Freak You Out, YouâEUR(TM)re Not Alone
Society & Culture  (tags: family, children, society, religion )

- 1 day ago -
When it comes to families, quality is more important than quantity.
Thailand: Nine-Foot Python Grabs Onto Man's Penis While On Toilet
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, bizarre, off-beat, snake bite, things Tonto would not do for the lone r )

- 1 day ago -
Mr Atthaporn Boonmarkchuai, 38, of Chachoengsao province is recovering in hospital after he was bitten in his private parts by a by a nine-foot python while he was using the toilet at his home.
NYC to Parents: Make Sure Your Baby Monitors Don't Get Hacked
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, world, women, children, babies, education, environment, Internet safety, baby monitors, family, law, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa )

- 1 day ago -
Reports that creeps and other nefarious characters have been spying on babies by hacking baby monitor webcams have prompted New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs to issue a public alert to parents.
Students With Nowhere to Stay Homelessness on College Campuses
Society & Culture  (tags: student homelessness, college, University, college campuses )

- 1 day ago -
More of the uncounted homeless in the USA. Some more of the American exceptionalism. Most other civilized countries have free colleges to begin with. Our students go in debt and are homeless. What is wrong with this picture?
Village Where Children Climb Cliffside Ladder May Get Stairs
Society & Culture  (tags: chinese )

- 8 hours ago -
A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.
Who Owns a Dance? The Complexities of Copyrighting Choreography
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, dance, law, world, ethics, education, interesting, news, society, women, culture, environment )

- 1 day ago -
It gets complicated when there are more than one or two people who have created the work, as is the case with many dance teams.
How My Job Talking Women Out of Abortions Made Me Pro-Choice
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, pregnancy, propaganda, anti-choice, heel-face turn )

- 22 hours ago -
Unlike women's reproductive clinics, most crisis pregnancy centers are not medical facilities, and apart from providing free pregnancy tests and possibly limited sonograms, they do not offer medical assistance.
Mairead Maguire on Plans of World Beyond War   video
Society & Culture  (tags: World Beyond War, peace building, war and militarism, alternatives, September 2016, Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate )

- 9 hours ago -
World Beyond War is planning a big event in Washington, D.C., in September 2016, just after the International Day of Peace, including a conference beginning Fri pm Sept 23. Learn about & engage in working on viable alternatives to war and militarism
Desmond Tutu on World Beyond War Plans for September 2016   video
Society & Culture  (tags: World Beyond War, peace building, war and militarism, alternatives, September 2016, Desmond Tutu )

- 9 hours ago -
World Beyond War is planning a big event in Washington, D.C., in September 2016, just after the International Day of Peace, including a conference beginning Fri pm Sept 23. Learn about & engage in working on viable alternatives to war and militarism
Blatant Retaliation Against Prisoners Trying to Reform Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, incarceration, inmates, injustice, brutality, solitary confinement, protests )

- 2 hours ago -
In an apparent retaliation against their activism and an attempt to disrupt further communications, Massachusetts officials come down hard.
India: Requirement of Father's Name of Applicant Not Mandatory for Issuing Passport, Mother's Name Sufficient
Society & Culture  (tags: India, computer, application process, father's authorisation, non legal requirement, software, parental responsibilities, parental rights, Delhi High Court )

- 1 day ago -
The Court observed that technology is intended to ease and facilitate transactions and cannot be the basis for creating and defeating anybody's legal rights. If the software counters rights, it ought to be suitably modified to accept the application
Katie Couric Slammed for 'Deceptive' Documentary About Gun Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, gun rights, americans, media, environment, interesting, news, society, usa, women, spin )

- 1 day ago -
Gun rights activists featured in a new documentary hosted by Katie Couric say it utilizes deceptive editing to misrepresent their response to a question from the news anchor.
Maryam: A Rohingya Story
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, education, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, philanthropy, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, usa, women, world )

- 9 hours ago -
Listen to a refugee from the persecuted Rohingya population in Myanmar tell the story of how she traversed the globe to find religious freedom.
Cancer Angst: Stop It Already, Cancer | Cure Today
Society & Culture  (tags: cancer, cancer survivor, cancer patient, cancer treatment, cancer survivorship, cancer coping )

- 4 hours ago -
Is anyone else fed up with Cancer too? Thanks for reading my article!
Ice Cream Parlor Responds Perfectly To Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Andrew’s Ice Cream and Dessert, Orange County California, islamophobia, anti-muslim bigotry, rights )

- 1 hour ago -
Lovely story. As a Muslim woman who wears the headscarf in America, 22-year-old Nura Takkish says she expects to be the target of Islamophobia âEUR" just not when she and her friends are enjoying ice cream at their neighborhood ice cream parlor.
Stop the Missouri 'Stand Your Ground' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, law, police, rights, safety, violence, Black lives matter )

Cheryl A.
- 51 minutes ago -
" Now conservatives and the gun lobby are again pushing âEUR~Stand Your GroundâEUR(TM) legislation in even more states - providing cover for race-based violence and trigger-happy vigilantes like Zimmerman." Peace.

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