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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.
Arizona Shooting: Girl, Nine, Kills Gun Instructor
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, crime, culture, death, education, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered sub machine gun. * Because nine years old really need to use an Uzi in Arizona.
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
- 8 hours ago - forcechange.com
80% of sex trafficked youth from CA come from foster care!
GOOD NEWS! First Nations Fisherman Donates 500 Sockeye to Vancouver Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, making a difference, activists, rights, goodnews, philanthropy, world )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A First Nations fisherman donated 500 of the fish to organizations and a homeless encampment in the downtrodden neighborhood in Vancouver.
The Assassinating of Native American Voices By the Cowards Palin, Ditka, and Snyder - The Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, americans, abuse, society, violence, media, government, rights )

Wild
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
Every person who wants the Washington football team to change its name got an unexpected gift earlier this week in the form of a Sarah Palin word salad. Palin decided for reasons that are best left unexplored, that her wisdom was required on this issue.
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.
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
- 5 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.
Jon Stewart Is Back - This Show Takes on Ferguson and Race in America -
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, Humor, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - thedailyshow.cc.com
Jon Stewart hits this out of the park. So funny and so true.
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
- 18 hours 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."
Critics Blast Obama's Three Meals a Day -- Andy Borowitiz -
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, Humor, Satire, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - newyorker.com
"It sends a very dangerous message to our enemies to see President Obama eating," he said. ** HUMOR**SATIRE**
Portland Looks Into Micro Homes for the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: micro homes, homeless, portland, oregan, americans, culture, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
The city of Portland, Oregon, is hoping to offer its estimated 2,000 homeless residents a safer place to spend the night: micro homes.
Cotton Gin Boss Threatens to Hang Black Worker For Drinking From 'White People Only' Fountain
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, Racism, rights, society )

Kit
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Yes, it is 2014 and yes this article is true. I wish this were Onion News, but this can be found at numerous sites on the Internet.
After Protests, Zara Pulls ´Sheriff´ Shirt Reminiscent of the Holoicaust
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - worldjewishcongress.org
The Spanish clothing retailer Zara has stopped the sale of its 'sheriff' children's T-shirt which bore resemblance to the clothes Jewish concentration camp inmates were forced to wear in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.
Egypt Through Time: Photographs From 1800-2013
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, middle-east, Egypt, Good old times )

Eleonora
- 15 hours 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.
Iraq Crisis: Cameron Warns of IS Threat to UK
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, ISIS, Islamists, threat UK )

Beatrice
- 21 hours 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.
Woman Punched in the Face for Telling a Man to Stop Groping Her
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, safety, crime, rights, abuse, world )

Kate
- 21 hours 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."
How the World Wastes Food -- in One Convenient Infographic
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, humans, food waste, food, consumption, world )

Darren
- 1 day ago - popsci.com
Every year, the planet loses nearly a third of its food--a staggering 1.4 billion tons. That's according to a 2011 United Nations study that assessed food networks in 152 countries. The researchers' results reveal. . .
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
- 21 hours 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
- 18 hours 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
Tim Hortons Pushes 'Buffalo Crunch' Doughnut at New York State Fair, Horrifying, Fascinating Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: Tim Horton's, Burger King, americans, US market, culture, humans, society )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - life.nationalpost.com
While it remains to be seen if Burger King has bitten off more than it can chew by acquiring Tim Hortons in a whopper of a deal earlier this week, what is painfully (deliciously?) clear is that Tim Hortons already knows how to seduce the U.S. market
Brad and Angelina Wed in France
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, family, humans, news, society, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, married, private ceremony )

Lone
- 17 hours 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.
Think You Can Solve the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? Play This Game
Society & Culture  (tags: world, PeaceMaker Game, Israel, Palestine, interesting, media, news, society, politics )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - motherjones.com
PeaceMaker's creators, Asi Burak and Eric Brown, are the first to admit that their computer strategy game isn't necessarily fun--the word they use is "engaging." PeaceMaker, released in 2007, challenges you to take the seat of either the...
ISIS Parade Captured Kurds in Video and Then Behead One
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, world, isis, ISIS jihadists, kurds, religion, murder )

Darren
- 5 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. . .
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
- 19 hours 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
- 18 hours 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.
Leo DiCaprio Tours Tar Sands, Joins Natives in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, celebrity, environment )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
On Friday, actor Leonardo DiCaprio was in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, with the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, on what was reportedly a research mission for a documentary about the Alberta Oil Sands.
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
- 21 hours 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
- 18 hours 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.
 

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