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East Village Explosion: Injuries, Building Collapse Reported On 2nd Avenue In Manhattan ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Manhattan, news, explosion, injuries, sadness, society, safety )

- 9 hours ago -
An explosion rocked an East Village building in Manhattan Thursday, causing the building to collapse and sending plumes of smoke down Second Avenue.Injuries were reported at the building, which is located at 125 Second Ave. near St. MarkâEUR(TM)s Place.
Sugar-Laden Cereal Box Characters Lure Kids By Looking at Them | TakePart
Society & Culture  (tags: sugar, sugary cereals, unhealthy food for kids, junk food, advertising trickery, eye contact, psychological trickery )

- 1 day ago -
Marketers use psychology to position Tony the Tiger and his pals so they make eye contact with pint-size consumers. Eye contact makes a person -even on a cardboard box -appear more trustworthy. Clever & creepy psychological trickery for sugary junk food.
Sign the Petition to Support Striking Baja California Farm Workers PETITION!!
Society & Culture  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, business, ethics, labor, money, law, politics, society, safety, sadness, rights, interesting, news, humans, freedoms, culture, crime, americans, abuse )

- 1 day ago -
For the past 6 days, farm workers in Baja NorteâEUR(TM)s San Quintín Valley have been on strike denouncing abysmally low wages, 12-hour days with no overtime, obligatory 7-day work weeks, and maltreatment.
Want to Rebuild the Left? Take Socialism Seriously | The Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: Leftism, Socialism, 15 minimum wage, Seattle, city government, Kshama Sawant, alternatives to capitalism, fury at corporations, moral bankruptcy )

- 1 day ago -
During Occupy Seattle, discussions about the moral bankruptcy of Wall Street began to evolve into questions about the viability of capitalism itself. A revived search for an alternative had begun.Socialism has been declared dead many times, but...
"Decapitate Her Head Off": Phil Robertson's Vile Message to Atheists
Society & Culture  (tags: Religion, Hate, Phil Robertson, Duck Dynasty, Prayer Breakfast, Atheists, Rape, Torture, Murder )

- 1 day ago -
At the Vero Beach Prayer Breakfast on Friday morning, Phil Robertson waxed on uninterrupted about some kind of grotesque fantasy situation in which a family of atheists is bound, gagged and raped
Horror in the French Alps on Germanwings [Updated]
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Germanwings' co-pilot, crash, crime, death, ethics, media, society, news, violence )

- 8 hours ago -
In the unfolding horror that is the investigation of the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, we know quite a few disturbing details. In a frank presentation, French prosecutor Brice Robin confirmed earlier reports that the pilot was locked out of the ...
Inside The Statue Of Christ In Rio De Janiero, Brazil   video
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, humans, interesting, world, travel, society )

- 1 day ago -
From Joy ~ Had to share with you in case you missed. Enjoy! Seeing the statue of Christ which stands overlooking Rio de Janiero from the inside out. Happy Easter!
Australian Comedian Tries to Make Sense of American Gun Laws and Nailed It! ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Satire, Political Humor, 2nd Amendment rights, government, ethics, society, culture, freedoms, law, politics, safety, humans, interesting, family, rights, violence, world )

- 9 hours ago -
Jeffries was once the victim of a home invasion in which he was tied up and beaten with his girlfriend, who was also threatened with rape. You'd think he'd have some cause for carrying a gun, no? Wrong!
5 Arguments For and Against the Existence of God - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

- 1 day ago -
Draw your own conclusions.
Keith Olbermann Calls on Sports Leagues to Abandon 'Medieval' Indiana Over Anti-Gay Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Indiana, Americans, NCAA, NFL, ethics, sports, society, culture, gayrights, news, freedoms, humans, abuse, government )

- 8 hours ago -
ESPN's Keith Olbermann has called on the National College Athletic Association and National Football League to boycott Indiana until the state repeals a new law that protects businesses that refuse to provide services to same-sex couples.
European Consuls: Israel Deepens Hold on East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, International Law, Europe, Israel, Palestine, East Jerusalem, government, ethics, government, freedoms, safety, society, politics, humans, news, culture, violence, rights, dishonesty, crime, abuse )

- 7 hours ago -
Security officials and European diplomats all warn of the volatile situation in Jerusalem, where the government continues its occupation policy and discrimination of Palestinian residents in contradiction with international law.
Australian Click-Bait: How to Abuse Israel to Attract Readers
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, media coverage, wagging the dog, anti-Semitism )

- 1 day ago -
if media coverage of Israel is responsible for anything, itâEUR(TM)s not the creation of Islamic State jihadis but instead the appalling rise in anti-Semitism currently sweeping the globe.
What Games Do You Play as Israel Suffocates Your Childhood?
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, London, Royal Court Theatre, children, freedoms, humans, interesting, society, sadness, safety, world, violence, war, family, culture, ethics, rights )

- 7 hours ago -
Dalia Taha's new play Fireworks came to the end of its month-long run at LondonâEUR(TM)s Royal Court Theatre in mid-March. More than anything, Taha's new work is about children coming of age under siege. The child's games that the two main characters play ...
AP Investigation: Are Slaves Catching the Fish You Buy?
Society & Culture  (tags: slaves, fish, indonesia )

- 1 day ago -
In the Indonesian island village of Benjina and the surrounding waters, hundreds of trapped men represent one of the most desperate links criss-crossing between companies and countries in the seafood industry.
Top 10 Misconceptions About Islam - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

- 1 day ago -
Islam is no worse than any other faith.
Independent Tries to âEUR~BalanceâEUR(TM) Report Blaming Hamas for July 28 Attack on Palestinian Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: media, media bias, Independent, hamas war crimes, Israel )

- 13 hours ago -
A rocket attack that killed 11 Gazan children and hit a hospital during the summer war was the work of Palestinian terrorists, not an IDF strike, according to a report by Amnesty International, an NGO extremely hostile to Israel.
Bipartisan Bill Would Repeal Patriot Act To End Government Spying On Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, constitution, government, obama, bush, freedoms, lies, war, usa, rights )

- 12 hours ago -
The Surveillance State Repeal Act, introduced by Reps. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), would overturn the 2001 Patriot Act that allowed for mass government surveillance in the name of anti-terrorism.
PresidentâEUR(TM)s Message Gets Lost in Translation
Society & Culture  (tags: translation, St. Patrick's Day, culture, humans, interesting, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
In hindsight, maybe they should have just asked for Dáil translation headphones.
When Jewish Militants Dug Underground Tunnels
Society & Culture  (tags: 1948 war, gaza siege, Operation Protective Edge, occupation of Palestine, human rights, pre-state underground, slikim, tunnels, Free Gaza-Palestine, War of Independence, Zionist militias, resistance, assaults on Gaza, haganah, media, news, usa, world, fr )

- 1 day ago -
Seventy years ago it was the Zionist militias who dug underground tunnels and hid weapon caches among the civilian population. So why is it so difficult for Israelis to understand when Hamas does the same today?
Congress: Stop Pregnancy Discrimination! Support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, society, politics, child )

- 1 day ago -
country should to take a hard look at their policies and practices when it comes to accommodating pregnant women. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Things You Should Know Before Booking a Hotel
Society & Culture  (tags: hotel, booking, travel, money saving, health, culture, health, humans, interesting, safety, society )

- 7 hours ago -
If you travel often, or even have a special trip coming up, youâEUR(TM)ll probably book a hotel room. Despite the benefits of staying in a hotel, there are also some things you should know beforehand that will save you money and save your health.
Canadian Airlines Must Have Two Crew in Cockpit at All Times
Society & Culture  (tags: canadian airlines, crew, cockpit, federal government, government, humans, society, world )

- 7 hours ago -
The federal government has issued an emergency order requiring Canadian airlines to have two crew members in the cockpit at all times.
Foo Fighters Dave Grohl Helps Fan With Cancer
Society & Culture  (tags: world, death, health, celebrity, goodnews )

- 7 hours ago -
Ken Powell is attempting to finish a bucket list of things he wants to do before he passes and among them is meeting Dave Grohl, the frontman of PowellâEUR(TM)s favorite band, Foo Fighters.
10 Unlikely Political Friendships And Alliances - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: politics )

- 1 day ago -
Politics really does make strange bedfellows.
10 Communist Societies That Predated The USSR - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, society, economy, history )

- 1 day ago -
Let's not forget the Incas who had a socialist society 300 years before the birth of Karl Marx.
Bee An Urban Beekeeper
Society & Culture  (tags: bees, urban beekeeper, culture, environment, humans, interesting, society )

- 7 hours ago -
According to Common, bees in the country go through plenty and then nothing, whereas city bees benefit from a constant supply of food thanks to gardens, green spaces and pollinating corridors âEUR" especially in Vancouver.
Atheists: Inside the World of Non-Believers - CNN Special Report - YouTube   video
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

- 4 hours ago -
The inside world of the American Atheists.
Groups Want David Koch Unseated From Smithsonian, AMNH Boards
Society & Culture  (tags: Smithsonian Nat'l Museum, Natural History, David Koch, Petition Drive, NGOs, Climate Denial, Climate Change )

- 1 day ago -
Fifteen NGOs launch a petition, and Koch's record on carbon pollution, climate denial, and philanthropy gets thrown into the spotlight.

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