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5 Reasons to Suspect Jesus Never Existed
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, religion, rights, society, ethics, education, freedoms, fashion, propaganda, politics )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A growing number of scholars are openly questioning or actively arguing against whether Jesus lived.
The Forward Magazine's Character Assassination of Holocaust Survivors
Society & Culture  (tags: Defamation, anti-Judaism, anti-Semitism, activists, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, society )

Eleonora
- 15 hours ago - forward.com
Given Hitler's voluminous rants about Jews, it is not surprising that one aspect of his obsession is less known: the pleasure he took in the spectacle of Jews deriding and defaming other Jews.
End Child Trafficking and Slavery - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, rights, child, crime, education, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, safety, society, women, violence, world )

Katherine
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
80% of sex trafficked youth from CA come from foster care!
Ferguson Police Drove Over a Michael Brown Memorial After Their Dogs Peed on It
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Brown, Missouri State Rep. Sharon Pace, rose petals, dog peed on memorial, police, Memorial on street )

Dandelion
- 8 hours ago - nymag.com
Memorial set up on the spot that Michael Brown was shot, his blood still on the road. During this time an eyewitness said that an officer with dog allowed it to pee on Memorial. State Rep. Sharon Pace said rose petals laid there were driven over by police
What If Marriage Were Temporary?
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, education, children, abuse, law, society, safety, rights, violence, women, Sustainabililty, habitat, ecosystems, wildlife, nature, environment )

Wild
- 7 hours ago - alternet.org
Nearly half of millennials support the idea of "beta" marriages.
9-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Range Instructor With Uzi
Society & Culture  (tags: shooting range, shooting instructor killed, 9 year old, uzi )

Judy
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
A shooting instructor is dead, the victim of a gun-range accident. A 9-year-old girl is surely traumatized.
Please Sign: UK, Stop Using Immigration Detainees as Cheap Labor
Society & Culture  (tags: immigration detainees, exploitation, UK, Serco, G4S, GEO, UK Home Office, Corporate Watch, Labor, Workers Rights, Britain )

Susan
- 7 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
UK immigration detention centers have found a not so creative way to save on costs. They're exploiting detainees in a way that's reminiscent of slave labor - to save themselves millions of pounds.
NYT' Continues Using Discredited Figures Suggesting Parity Between Israeli and Palestinian Attacks -- Updated
Society & Culture  (tags: New York Times, Israel, Gaza, Hamas, media, dishonesty, violence, society, world, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
For a month from July 8th - August 8th, The New York Times inserted a grossly misleading interactive into each of their online stories that included a comparison between "targets in Gaza struck by Israel" and "rockets launched at Israel from Gaza."
Walmart Video Shows John Crawford Was Shot on Sight By Cops With No Warning, Family Attorneys Say
Society & Culture  (tags: John Crawford, black man, BB gun, Walmart, Beavercreek, OH, shoot to kill, police )

Dandelion
- 9 hours ago - dailykos.com
John Crawford was the unfortunate black man holding a BB gun in the toy section of a Walmart Store in OH, when police, in response to several 911 calls, shot and killed him . Crawford did nothing wrong in Walmart. Nothing more, nothing less than shopping.
Iraq Crisis: Cameron Warns of IS Threat to UK
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, ISIS, Islamists, threat UK )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Islamic State militants could grow strong enough to target people on the streets of Britain unless action is taken, David Cameron has warned. IS video.
Egypt Through Time: Photographs From 1800-2013
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, middle-east, Egypt, Good old times )

Eleonora
- 1 day ago - egyptianstreets.com
Since the 2011 revolution, old photographs of Egypt and classic films showing an elegant and prosperous Egyptian society have sporadically appeared on social networks.
Woman Punched in the Face for Telling a Man to Stop Groping Her
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, safety, crime, rights, abuse, world )

Kate
- 1 day ago - metro.co.uk
Mary explained that the attack happened after she asked a man to stop groping her: 'A man in the crowd grabbed my arse. When I told him not to he did it again. I pushed him away, so he took a swing at me and punched me in the face."
The Roots of Racism and Rebellion in Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, Historical Racism, Cultural Racism, Institutional Racism, #DontShoot, Mike Brown, Murdered, #PoliceBrutality, African-Americans, Youth At Risk )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"The whole world knows of Ferguson after the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed African American teenager. The crime was heinous, but police killings of unarmed Black men are all too common in the U.S.--they take place once every 28 hours."
This War Was Not a War, It Was a Massacre
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, international law, society, death, women, children, violence, news, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
In the first days of this war, every spot on Gaza was a target for Israeli Air Forces. They were using missiles that weighed more than 2 tonnes to destroy a small spot. Many children and women died because of these types of missiles that are unacceptable
Brad and Angelina Wed in France
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, family, humans, news, society, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, married, private ceremony )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who have been together since 2005 and have six children, tied the knot in a private ceremony at their 1,000-acre French estate, Chateau Miraval, on Saturday.
ISIS Parade Captured Kurds in Video and Then Behead One
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, world, isis, ISIS jihadists, kurds, religion, murder )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT IS issues second 'warning' to the U.S in video showing another decapitation Footage shows captured Kurdish peshmerga dressed in orange boiler suits It then cuts to one of the captives being beheaded before a Mosul mosque. . .
California Passes Landmark Sexual Assault Law
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, law, california, sexual assault, society, safety, violence, abuse )

Darren
- 9 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.
Labor Day - Remembering Joe Hill - Bruce Springsteen   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Joe Hill, Labor Day, union organizer, itinerant laborer, songwriter, martyr, folk hero, organize )

Dandelion
- 46 minutes ago - youtube.com
Joe Hill songwriter, itinerant laborer, and union organizer. Thanks in large part to his songs and stirring remarks on the eve of his execution "Don't waste time mourning, organize!" Hill became the best known IWW martyr and labor folk hero.
Patriotic Heresy Vs New Cold War - The Nation (or Is It An All Out Race to Cultural Dominance)
Society & Culture  (tags: Russia, Ukraine, military, lies, propaganda, freedoms, crime, abuse, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, democrats, republicans, war, europe, world, violence, HumanRights, corporate, economy, finance, religion, environment, dishonesty )

Wild
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Fallacies of US policy may be leading to war with Russia. Certainly, we are already in a new Cold War, which escalating sanctions will only deepen, institutionalize and prolong--one potentially more dangerous than its US-Soviet predecessor,which the world
Pink Floyd's Roger Waters: 'The Moral Perversity of the U.S. Position on Gaza Is Stunning'
Society & Culture  (tags: Roger Waters, Gaza, media, Paul Rand, ethics, Israel, government, CNN )

Rodney
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
I think it's safe to say that if U.S. neighborhoods were living under siege, folks like Rand Paul wouldn't take it.
Open Letter to Pope Francis: Help Save My Vocation
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, religion, sexuality, homosexuality, gay, gay rights )

Darren
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
In an open letter to Pope Francis, I explain my decision to leave the Jesuits because of LGBTQ issues and ask the pontiff to be stronger in his statements about LGBTQ equality.
Woman Unearths Past of Forgotten Indian Cemetery - CenturyLink
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, culture, family, death, evil spirits )

Sharon
- 1 day ago - centurylink.net
Some warned her that she risked inviting evil spirits if she continued her pursuit of the dead.
"We Cannot Ignore the Inequities That Exist in Our Justice System"
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, culture, crime, americans, ethics, inequality, justice, justice system, race )

Darren
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Speaking at a technology conference in San Francisco Thursday morning, Clinton addressed the death of Michael Brown, nearly three weeks after the unarmed teenager was shot to death by police officer Darren Wilson in the St. Louis, Missouri, suburb.
You Might Think You Own Every Beatles Record. Are You One of the Two Who Have This
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, music, beatles, records, vinyl, collectors )

Darren
- 1 day ago - ebay.com
Beatles RAREST ALBUM IN EXISTENCE! A TRUE " BEATLES AGAIN " ALBUM COVER & DISC! THIS IS A ' BEATLES AGAIN ' COVER & RECORD! 2 KNOWN!
New Poll: Americans Are More Cynical and Anxious About the Economy Than Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: economy, recession, polls, employment )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A newly released study looking into the consequences of the recession for workers has revealed that seven out of 10 Americans say the impact of the Great Recession is permanent, despite lower unemployment and stock market gains.
The Royal Society: Connect, Influence, Inspire. Help to Plan Our Scientific Discussion Meeting Programme in 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: world, science, Royal Society, discussion, meeting, program )

Darren
- 13 hours ago - royalsociety.org
Each meeting is organised by leaders in the field, using their expertise to ensure the key topics are covered. The focus on discussion throughout the meeting allows everyone, at any stage of their scientific career, to get involved in the conversation.
She Could Hear Every Word He Said Through The Open Window, So She Started Typing
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic abuse, neighbor helping neighbor, women )

Jude
- 8 hours ago - upworthy.com
Upworthy doesn't normally publish their employees' writings, but I'm sure glad that they made an exception when they included this. Fabulous letter from a survivor to her as yet unknown neighbor.
7 Habits To Help Avoid Arguments
Society & Culture  (tags: family, children, society, violence, abuse, opinions, how to avoid arguing )

Lillie
- 7 hours ago - takingcare.ws
One thing we can not deny about ourselves as human beings is our need and desire to communicate with one another. This aspect to our lives is so vital that if one is not able to hear or talk, a whole new language called sign language comes into play.
Best of TomDispatch: Rebecca Solnit, The Archipelago Of Arrogance
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, family, crime, death, dishonesty, education, environment, freedoms, humans, health, violence, women, rights, religion, politics, media, murder )

Wild
- 6 hours ago - tomdispatch.com
This is a struggle that takes place in war-torn nations, but also in the bedroom, the dining room, the classroom, the workplace, and the streets. And in newspapers, magazines, and television, where women are dramatically underrepresented. Even in the onli
FBI Testimony: Illegal Alien Admitted Hitting 16-Year Old With Machete | CNS News
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, murder, news, police, society, usa, violence )

Michael
- 6 hours ago - cnsnews.com
This is a story about a young man being killed for naming some names of other illegals and being killed by ILLEGALS !
 

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