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Witness Open Anti-Semitism in Europe Today (Hidden Camera)
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-Semitism, abuse, crime, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, Europe )

Penny
- 16 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
The results of the experiment are truly shocking, revealing a very dangerous situation for the Jews who live there.
UK Female Sharia Judge: Muslims Have Right to Polygamy
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, Sharia Law, polygamy, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, family, freedoms, law, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 19 hours ago - clarionproject.org
Britain's first sharia judge said the UK has no right to prevent Muslims from having more than one wife. Many sharia marriages are polygamous.
IOF Opens Fire at Fishing Boats in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, livelihood, fisherman, law, violence, rights, abuse, government, freedoms, ethics, news, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
The IOF opened heavy fire at fishing boats off the coast of several areas in the Gaza Strip Sunday morning. According to a local source, the IOF targeted fishing boats off the coast of the town Beit Lahiya as well as an area in northwest Gaza.
Now Gays Can Marry in the US, But 364,000 Israelis Still Can NOT Marry in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Judaism, conversion, discrimination, Jews, Orthodox, marriage )

Sam
- 11 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Israeli ministers struck down a bill that would have cancelled the monopoly the ultra-Orthodox chief rabbinate holds over conversions in the Jewish state.
Send Birthday Greetings to the Dalai Lama Who Turns 80 on July 6!
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, politics, world )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - action.savetibet.org
We all wish you the happiest of birthdays.
Jimmy Carter: 'Losing My Religion For Equality'
Society & Culture  (tags: Jimmy Carter, Christianity, religion, activists, women, girls, culture, education, health, politics, ethics, human rights, Jesus, mohammed )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Over the years, Jimmy Carter, a devout Christian, has become a very strong proponent of women's rights, to a point where he has spoken out against the falsehoods and extremism we see within the 'religion' of Christianity today.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the CPSC: Ban Flame Retardants in Our Household Products!
Society & Culture  (tags: chemicals, flames, retardation, products )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - action.foe.org
Many of our household products, from furniture to childrenâEUR(TM)s toys, contain toxic flame retardants that migrate into the air in our homes. In the end, most of us end up with these chemicals in our blood
Silence Around Who Is Burning Black Churches Speaks Volumes | Common Dreams | Breaking News
Society & Culture  (tags: church fires, arson, hate crimes, black rage, Mother Emanuel, Black church, media silence, injustice, assassination, right-wing TERRORISM, charleston shooter, media racism, Dept of Justice [NOT], FBI, suffering )

BMutiny
- 15 hours ago - commondreams.org
there has been more effort put into preemptively dousing black rage than into diffusing the coalesced white hatred that has risen to the forefront in the wake of Dylann Roof's attack on Mother Emanuel. Churchfires Lightning, Bad Wiring, Bad Luck?or ARSON
Today: 80th Birthday of His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama   video
Society & Culture  (tags: 80th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, compassion, non-violence, understanding, Tibetan Buddhism, celebration, FREE TIBET )

Anonymous
- 2 hours ago - youtube.com
Video dedicated to His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday, July 6th 2015, on behalf of the Central Tibetan Administration, the Tibetan people, and their friends and supporters all over the world... om mani padme hum
Israeli Government Strikes Down Judaism Conversion Reform
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, rights, Israel, ultra-Orthodox Jews, ethics, freedoms, government, dishonesty, news, society, culture, politics, family, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - i24news.tv
Israeli ministers on Sunday struck down a bill that would have cancelled the monopoly the ultra-Orthodox chief rabbinate holds over conversions in the country.
Reverend: The True Charleston Killer Remains at Large
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Charleston AME Church Massacre, racism, poverty, crime, ethics, society, culture, children, sadness, rights, freedoms, government, violence, safety, interesting, humans, family )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - alternet.org
The Charleston perpetrator has been caught, but the killer is still at large. Racism, poverty and violence are the real killers in America.
Holocaust Hero Nicholas Winton, Who Saved 699 Children, Dies at 106
Society & Culture  (tags: holocaust, hero, nicholas Winton, prague, children, crime, death, freedoms, humans, society, world, obituary )

Lone
- 1 day ago - mic.com
Nicholas Winton, who spent a two-week vacation to Prague in 1938 rescuing 669 children from almost certain death during the Holocaust, died Wednesday in Maidenhead, England. He was 106 years old.
Palestinian Teen Killed on Way to Pray in Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, death, children, ethics, freedoms, news, rights, sadness, safety, violence, society, culture, abuse, government )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Before sunrise 17-year old Mohammed Sami al-Kasbah went to morning prayers at a mosque 1 block from his house in Qalandia refugee camp in Jerusalem. By afternoon he returned to the same building, his remains carried by neighbors & relatives for a funeral.
'They Burned Mohammed Once, But We Burn Every Day': One Year Since the Murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, death, children, ethics, crime, murder, sadness, safety, society, freedoms, culture, dishonesty, government, law, rights, family, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
33-year-old Mohammad Abu Khdeir stood outside the Shuafat girls secondary school where the commemoration of the kidnapping and murder of his teenage cousin (who had the same name) was taking place.
Ask Your Senator to Stand With Indigenous Kids *** PLEASE Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, usa, world )

Frans
- 2 hours ago - amnesty.org.au
This NAIDOC Week letâEUR(TM)s show our politicians the groundswell of support for Indigenous kids, from the people they represent. NAIDOC Week was built on community support ...
These Disunited States
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4th, Independence Day, flag, country, civil war, civil rights )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - politico.com
All will not be celebrating the same thing this July 4th.
Sex Slavery and the Islamic State
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, crime, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, slaves, slavery, Islam, Muslims )

Penny
- 17 hours ago - meforum.org
Jamie Walker, Middle East correspondent for The Australian, asked two critical questions in a recent article that discussed the involvement of two Australian citizens, Mohamed Elomar and Khaled Sharrouf, in Islamic State sex slavery. In 2014 Elomar pur
What Happens Next Is More Important Than Marriage | Common Dreams | Breaking News
Society & Culture  (tags: Gay rights, gay marriage, Human Rights, LGBT Rights, transgenders, marginalization, rich gay people, economic disparity, injustice, jobs, housing, other sexualities )

BMutiny
- 14 hours ago - commondreams.org
Gay people, especially rich gay ones, have had a lot invested in this marriage fight. They've literally been fighting to protect their inheritances, their properties, their tax benefits. Now that they've won, will they continue to be invested in struggle?
USA Routs Japan 5-2: Live Updates From FIFA Women's World Cup 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, usa, soccer, celebration, women, world, sports, World Championship 2015, freedoms, GoodNews )

Frank
- 8 hours ago - al.com
The USA wins its first World Cup in 16 years with a 5-2 win over Japan.
The Battle To Renovate Emanuel AME
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, violence, Emanuel AME, damage, family, ethics, society, freedoms, money, $3 million, news, religion, safety )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Many parishioners can't bear to be in the study room where Dylann Roof's bullets pockmarked the floor ~ and that's not the worst of the damage.
One of the Wealthiest People on Earth Just Announced He's Giving All His Money to Charity.
Society & Culture  (tags: philanthropy )

John
- 14 hours ago - upworthy.com
He's the 60-year-old nephew of Saudi Arabia's royal leader, King Salman. And he has $32 billion or did until he gives it all away to charity.
Pres. Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, freedoms, GoodNews, politics, americans, culture, law, police, rights )

Cheryl A
- 8 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
"President Obama holds the power to unlock that prison door, especially for young African-American and Hispanic men disproportionately affected." Finally...peace.
Adding a Native Voice to Historic Route 66 - ICTMN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: route 66 )

Deborah
- 7 hours ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Adding a Native Voice to Historic Route 66
Where the Wild Pacific Meets Native Entrepreneurship: Wya Point Resort - ICTMN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: First Nation, Vancouver Island )

Deborah
- 7 hours ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A blazing sun sets over Ucluth Cove, one of the loveliest on the wild, west coast of Vancouver Island. Read more at https://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/06 /02/where-wild-pacific-meets-native-entrepreneursh ip-wya-point-resort-160576
Former Evangelical: The Truth About Christian 'Sexual Purity'| Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: evangelicals, Christians, gender roles, sexual purity, purity movements, cultural crisis, hypocrisy, expose', sex, biblical view of sexuality )

BMutiny
- 16 minutes ago - alternet.org
Sexual purity movements, past and present, are not ultimately about promoting a biblical view of sexuality. They are about explaining large-scale culture crises [e.g. Anglo-Saxon decline, the Cold War, changing gender roles and sexual mores] and
As He Leaves Office, Nigerian President's Parting Gift a Lifesaver for Girls
Society & Culture  (tags: children, abuse, culture, family, GoodNews, government, law, politics, rights, society, women, world, violence )

Cheryl A
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Banning a dangerous practice will save lives and expand opportunity for women in Africa's most populous country. It's about time...peace.
13 Unexpected College Majors That Can Lead To Incredible Careers
Society & Culture  (tags: education )

Glenn
- 7 hours ago - buzzfeed.com
These majors might actually do you some good.
The New Post-Homophobic Christianity
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, goodnews )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
In short, if you can't beat them, join them.
Rejected Student Strangles Best Friend After She Dismissed Their Lesbian Fling as An "Experiment"
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, culture, ethics, family, humans, murder, news, obituary, police, sadness, society, violence, women, usa )

Frank
- 9 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
The food was cooking, the wine was flowing and SamanataâEUR(TM)s dinner guest loved her to deathâEUR¦
Best Birthday Gift - His Holiness the Dalai Lama Speaking From Sera Monastery in South India   video
Society & Culture  (tags: 80th birthday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, wishes )

Anonymous
- 2 hours ago - youtube.com
About the best gift he can receive for his birthday in a short clip from his live video teleconference.
 

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