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Has Child Protective Services Gone Too Far?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Child Protective Services, domestic violence, minority and African American families, single parent families, social workers )

- 10 hours ago -
There are no cookie-cutter solutions or quick fixes, but some respect is a good place to start along with ensuring that children are in no immediate danger. It takes a village to raise a child.
Justice for Inmate Beat By Cops, Then Found Dead Restrained to Chair
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, society, police, crime, freedoms, abuse, corruption, safety, law, death )

- 14 hours ago -
A young male was found dead, restrained to a chair only hours after being taken to jail. A video showed several cops beating him, kicking him, and even tasing him multiple times.
Iranian President's Aide Blames Mossad for Mina Incident
Society & Culture  (tags: stampede, pilgrimage, Mina, Islam, Iran, Israel, Mossad )

- 1 day ago -
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ali Younesi, a top assistant to the Iranian President and a former Intelligence Minister, said the recent stampede incident in Mina, Saudi Arabia, which killed over 4,000 Muslim pilgrims, was the result of a plot by the Israeli spy agency
If People Understood This One Thing We Would Have Revolution Overnight   video
Society & Culture  (tags: guaranteed basic income, Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Reserve, wealth inequality, neoliberalism, human rights )

- 1 day ago -
Martin Luther King, Jr. was working towards guaranteed basic income for all when he was killed. Wealth inequality, neoliberalism, the actions of the Federal Reserve, the greed and theft of the global elite have made the call for a basic income more urgent
2016 Candidates: We Demand a Plan to End Gun Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gunviolence )

- 16 hours ago -
If the status quo continues, more than 128,000 people will be shot and killed during the next President's term.
Sign the Petition: Justice for Doctors Without Borders
Society & Culture  (tags: DoctorsW/outBorders )

- 1 day ago -
In the middle of the night on Saturday, a U.S. military plane "repeatedly and very precisely" bombed a Doctors Without Borders hospital filled with doctors, nurses and wounded patients in Kunduz, Afghanistan.
The History Blog: New Clay Tablet Adds 20 Lines to Epic of Gilgamesh
Society & Culture  (tags: Epic of Gilgamesh, clay tablets, artifacts, discovered, additional texts, history, Sulaymaniah Museum, Iraqi Kurdistan, heritage )

- 1 day ago -
Since the invasion of Iraq and subsequent orgy of looting, the museum has a matter of policy paid smugglers to keep artifacts from leaving the country, no questions asked. The tablet was acquired by the museum in late 2011
PéTition : Chaque Jour, 39.000 Filles Sont MariéEs Soit Environ 1 Fille Toutes Les 2 Secondes. Il Est Temps dâEUR(TM)Agir !
Society & Culture  (tags: child marriage )

- 11 hours ago -
ÃEUR l'attention : De tous les décideurs politiques Un nombre stupéfiant et inacceptable. Les mariages forcés privent les filles et les garçons de leur enfance, et ébranlent les efforts
Desmond Tutu: We Must Fight Injustice to Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: Desmond Tutu, birthday, activists, animal rights, South Africa, celebrity, culture, environment, freedoms, humans, rights, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Today marks Desmond TutuâEUR(TM)s 84th birthday. The South African social rights activist has fought against apartheid, poverty, racism and homophobia, and his campaigning hasnâEUR(TM)t just been restricted to humans. His stance on animal rights is also inspiring.
These People Are the Secret to Bernie Sanders Success
Society & Culture  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Reddit, George McGovern, Debbie Wasserman Shultz, Burt Cohen, Buzzfeed, New Hampshire Postal Workers, Aidan King, Julia Barnes,, Daniela Perdomo, Vermont socialist, Hillary Clinton, fundraising )

- 1 day ago -
Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by a comfortable margin in New Hampshire, and he has almost caught her in nationwide fundraising. How did he do it. Meet some of the people behind the scenes.
Florida City Shows How Not to Deal With a Homelessness Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, homelessness, shelters, charity, Florida, injustice )

- 1 day ago -
The city passed repressive laws. A homelessness advocacy group got them overturned, and their shelters were shut down.
Do Dogs Have a Religion?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, culture, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, humans, rights, religion )

- 20 hours ago -
Do dogs have a religion? For that matter, does any species other than humans have the concept of God? And yet if you think of the worst possible crimes, they have a human culprit. Dogs neither know religion nor sin.
Meet CNN's Top Ten Heroes of 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: making a difference, CNnHeroes 2015, goodnews, ethics, society, GoodNews, education, world )

- 10 hours ago -
Meet ten truly remarkable individuals whose passion to help others has changed the world. They are CNN's Top Ten Heroes of 2015.Voting for CNN Hero of the Year continues through Sunday, November 15. All
Linguist Documents Dying Languages Still Spoken in Toronto
Society & Culture  (tags: toronot, languages, dying languages, endangered languagesd, arts, culture, ethics, interesting, world )

- 1 day ago -
Turns out, this diverse city is a hotbed for endangered languages âEUR" some preserved better here than in their homeland.
Young Brains Lack the Wisdom of Their Elders, Clinical Study Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: eldersethics, culture, children, seniors )

- 1 day ago -
Language task reveals brains of older people are not slower but rather wiser than young brains, allowing older adults to achieve an equivalent level of performance.
Palmyra What the World Has Lost
Society & Culture  (tags: archaeology, Palmyra, syria, Islamic state, destruction, desecration )

- 1 day ago -
The Syrian desert city known as the Venice of the Sands has suffered another act of vandalism by Islamic State (Isis), with the destruction of the triumphal arch
Tell Congress To Reform Our Criminal Justice System
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, incarceration, injustice, reform, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
1 out of every 100 Americans is behind bars. The U.S. spends $80 billion a year on incarceration. 70 million Americans have a criminal record. In too many neighborhoods, young people of color are more likely to go to prison than college.
In Only Ninety Seconds, Rick Mercer Nails What This Election Is Really About.
Society & Culture  (tags: election, canada, rick mercer, culture, government, society )

- 8 hours ago -
VIDEO - After taking the summer off, CanadaâEUR(TM)s favourite news personality returned with a new Rick Mercer Report and almost immediately nailed what the biggest problem with this election is.
Tracey Stewart - Do Unto Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: Tracey Stewart, animals, veterinary technician, culture, arts, society )

- 1 day ago -
The more we know about the animals in our world and the better we care for them, the better our lives will be. Former veterinary technician and animal advocate Tracey Stewart understands this better than most
Please Do Not Feed the Animals - The Disturbing Rise of Anti-Poor Web Cruelty
Society & Culture  (tags: don't feed the animals, anti poor, web cruelty, food stamps, government assistance )

- 1 day ago -
Poverty is not a meme. The hate I find online is far more direct and vitriolic than the sigh of a cashier or the occasional muttered remark from a stranger.
A 2015 Christmas Gift Drive for Little Singer Community School
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, environment, family, interesting, philanthropy, society )

- 1 day ago -
Friends of Pine Ridge Reservation Donation Drives This donation drive is for Christmas gifts for the kids at Little Singer Community School, an elementary school on the Navajo Nation. Please take a look at their wish list below ....
UK: 14~Year~Old Muslim Told Teacher, You Are on My Beheading List
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, Europe, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, government, murder, religion, safety, sadness, violence, Islam, Muslims )

- 14 hours ago -
It is clear that he had been radicalised by Isis propaganda accessed by him over the internet. How long are Western authorities going to persist in this delusion without ever asking themselves why the moderate, peaceful Muslim that they assume prevails
The Psychology Behind Religious Belief
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, faith, belief, psychology )

- 9 hours ago -
Some have said people seek religion to cope with a fear of death, others call it the basis for morality, and various other theories abound.
Global Police Force to Fight Extremism In U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, un, global police force )

- 1 day ago -
Obama administration, UN, to form global police force to fight 'extremism' in US.
Kasenyi Safari Camp, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda | East Africa Travel Guide
Society & Culture  (tags: travel )

- 1 day ago -
Kasenyi Safari Camp in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda
Why Cell Phones Should Be Banned From Schools?
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, family, children, interesting, outdoor playground equipment )

- 1 day ago -
The phone vibrates in ChloeâEUR(TM)s pocket. She looks around the class and at Mr. Cunningham, who was faced towards the board solves a mathematical equation. Chloe takes her cell phone out and starts texting. As Mr. Cunningham turned, she quickly
Where Is the Worlds Most Stressful City?
Society & Culture  (tags: cities, stressful, urban life, world, society )

- 13 hours ago -
Research has shown that city-living has been linked to depression and anxiety âEUR" but what is it exactly that makes urban life so stressful? And what can be done to make the worlds cities more habitable?
Israeli Settlers Assault Palestinian Minister of Communications
Society & Culture  (tags: occupied West Bank, Israeli settlers, Palestinian Minister of Communications, occupation, assault, news, usa, media, violence, abuse, americans )

- 4 hours ago -
Israeli settlers assaulted and injured the Palestinian Minister of Communications and Information Technology in the northern occupied West Bank

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