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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED LAST TWO DAYS TO HELP~~Last Chance for California's Sea Otters‏
Society & Culture  (tags: will retire the Fund after this year, , 666., California Sea Otter Fund, Our sea otters are in trouble, animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, water, wildlife, oceans, politics, pro )

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In past years, the California Sea Otter Fund has helped to fund programs that assist in protecting imperiled sea otters in your state. But 2014 might be your last chance to make this life-saving gift on your tax return.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Horses Are Badly Mistreated Every Week at Pitesti Animal Fair, Romania! Sign the Petition to Shut It Down!
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, death, europe, violence, world, media, healthcare, health, protection, safety, treatment, family, children, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention, activists, violence, sadness, safety, killed, slaughter, suffering, animalcruelty, animalrights, a )

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A witness managed to capture some disturbing footage that reveal the true facts behind the weekly animal fair organized in Pitesti, Arges County, Romania. - See more at: ash.XMr4CU0z.dpuf
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Maximum Sentence Felon Who Stomped a Cat to Death in Front of Kids ENDS MAY 14
Society & Culture  (tags: ENDS MAY 14, activists, abuse, americans, violence, sadness, murder, internet, law, crime, children, news, police, killed, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, cats, pets, suffering, treatment )

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Michael Patrick Stackhouse, 35, is charged with animal cruelty causing death. This criminal, who already has a felony record for home invasion and drugs, stomped a cat to death in front of neighborhood children.
FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States -- Onion News!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Culture, humor, society )

- 8 hours ago -
The FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United States collapses of its own accord ***HUMOR***ONION NEWS!!!.
Clever Priest Uses IPhones to Get Around Islamic Bans on Christian Prayers & Books
Society & Culture  (tags: Christian, Freedom of Religion, Prayers, Censorship, Muslim, Islam, Breviary, iPhone, Internet, abuse, freedoms, goodnews, religion, rights, society, violence )

Rob and J
- 14 hours ago -
Tech-savvy priest says iBreviary in Arabic aimed at providing daily prayers for Christian congregations in Muslim countries where Catholic breviary is censored & Christians suffer persecution & violence
BREAKING NEWS: Boston Police Take Attempted Bombing Suspect Into Custody
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

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Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Statue of a Homeless Jesus Shocks a Wealthy Community
Society & Culture  (tags: Homelessness, compassion, religion )

- 1 day ago -
A new religious statue in the town of Davidson, N.C., is unlike anything you might see in church. The statue depicts Jesus sleeping on a park bench, huddled under a blanket, his face and hands covered. Only the wounds on his feet reveal his identity.
Help End Domestic Slavery in Hong Kong
Society & Culture  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, Refugees&Relief, media, violence, UnitedNations, news, humans, government, ethics, crime, corruption, world, china, freedoms, society, conflict, abuse, business, corruption, economy, dishonesty, government, humans, money, society )

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After eight months of being forced to work with no pay in a Hong Kong family's home, Erwiana's beaten and broken body was dumped at the city's largest airport with a one-way ticket home and a frightening threat--tell anyone and your parents will be killed
Common Core Lesson Teaches That America Is a Racist Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, government, humans, politics, sadness, society, usa )

- 1 day ago -
The United States Constitution gives no authority to the federal government over education. In fact, since education is not listed as an enumerated power within the authority of the federal government, by law, the authority of education is left in...
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop the Killing of Wolves in Idaho
Society & Culture  (tags: Idaho Legislature passed the House Bill , widespread killing of wolves, expected to be signed into law, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, destruction, environment, nature, protection, politics, forests, wildlife, animals, activists, corruption, c )

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The Idaho Legislature passed the House Bill 470, a bill to create a new lethal "Wolf Depredation Control Board" to administer a fund for widespread killing of wolves in the state. The bill, expected to be signed into law by Gov. Otter (R-ID),
Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Bedouin Homes Across Negev
Society & Culture  (tags: Demolitions, Israeli oppression, zionism, racism, Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, Bedouins, destruction of Bedouin comunities, bulldozing homes, apartheid regime, Negev, Israeli land theft )

- 1 day ago -
"Demolitions across the Negev are still ongoing, residents told Ma'an Wednesday afternoon." at a time...
Army Judge Denies Clemency for Manning
Society & Culture  (tags: Chelsea Manning, court, pardon, denied, Wikileaks )

- 12 hours ago -
An Army judge has denied Chelsea Manning's request for clemency and upheld the 35-year sentence she received after being convicted of leaking a trove of classified information to the whistelblower website Wikileaks in 2010
Matt Taibbi: Why Corporate Criminals Don't Pay
Society & Culture  (tags: Rich criminals )

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Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi discusses the inequality in the American justice system, where only the least powerful go to jail.
Is Zionism Compatible With Democracy?
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, zionism, democracy. Palestinian human rights, violations, Shlomo Ben Ami, discrimination, apartheid israeli state, Mehdi Hasan, expulsion, land anexation, Diana Buttu, Gaza, Palestinian refugees, racism, right to self-determination )

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Transcript: Shlomo Ben Ami - The full text of our debate with the former Israeli foreign minister, on whether Zionism is compatible with democracy.
9 Poachers Nabbed in Umred-Karhandla
Society & Culture  (tags: Wildlife Sanctuary, hardened wildlife poachers, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, GoodNews, protection, nature, wildlife, world, environment, activists, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, GoodNews, media, law, murder, internet, interesting, safet )

- 1 day ago -
In a timely action, Umred-Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary officials nabbed nine hardened wildlife poachers inside the sanctuary who were on hunt for wild animals on Thursday night.
Israeli Forces Tear Down Tents Housing Displaced Families Near Nablus
Society & Culture  (tags: displaced families, Nablus, israel state terrorism, forced displacement of palestian familie, welfare-children, refugees, racism, ethnic cleansing, targeting Palestinians, end US aid to Israel, violation of Palestinian human rights, world, usa )

- 1 day ago -
"Israeli forces on Thursday tore down and confiscated several tents that the Palestinian Red Crescent had erected east of Nablus in order to house families whose houses were demolished by Israeli forces.." --again.
How America's Downward Decline Affects You
Society & Culture  (tags: Economic Decline, US, Destabilized Economy, Class War, Inequality, Downward Mobility, Hardship )

- 11 hours ago -
"According to research by Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, the "difference between wealth held by the top 1 percent and the rest of us has climbed back up to levels not seen since the roaring 20s."
Former KKK Leader Suspected in Kansas Jewish Center Attacks: Sources By Jonathan Dienst and Pete Williams
Society & Culture  (tags: antisemitism, Kansas, Frazier Glenn Cross, crime )

- 1 day ago -
According to The Associated Press, Miller was the subject of a nationwide manhunt in 1987 for violating the terms of his bond while appealing a North Carolina conviction for operating a paramilitary camp.
Boston Marathon: Five Runners and Why They'Ll Be at the Starting Line
Society & Culture  (tags: recovery, bostom Marathon bombings, healing, news, humans, americans, safety, society, sports )

- 17 hours ago -
There have since been many more milestones - moments of courage, of healing - as Boston has rebounded from the attack last year. There are still more ahead.
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, healthconditions, nature, oceans, politics, protection, wildlife, world, water, activists, news, media, internet, interesting, safety, treatment, eco-friendly, CoolStuff )

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Bermuda is on the verge of creating the biggest ocean sanctuary in the Atlantic but the government seems to be stalling. There's overwhelming public support for the Blue Halo and it's now time for them to act. Let's flood the Premier's office
Lapid's Passover Prayer: Lord, Get the Palestinians Away
Society & Culture  (tags: Lapid, Israel finance minister, Passover prayer, oppression, occupied Palestine, illegal, human rights, crimes against humanity, freedom, justice, Netanyahu, land thefts, zionism, Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians )

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Finance Minister Yair Lapid, the moderate mainstay of Netanyahu's right-wing government, published today a long, rambling post drenched in self-pity ..
Urgent Action From La Puya: Call for An End to Police Intimidation and Eviction Threats ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: La Puya, Guatamala, National Civil police, family, mining, world, humanrights )

- 18 hours ago -
The communities opposing KCA's El Tambor gold mine have made clear that their actions are focused on stopping a project that will destroy their lives and livelihoods. They are not blocking the public road or impeding free transit. The communities maintain
Livni Upbeat on Talks, Fumes at Cabinet Hardliners
Society & Culture  (tags: peace talks, Jewish settlements, prisoner release, Palestinian state, sanctions, Tzipi Livni, Saeb Erekat, Uri Ariel, Naftali Bennett, sabotage )

- 13 hours ago -
Jewish Home colleagues 'don't want peace,' justice minister charges, as hawkish MK vows to expand Jewish presence in Hebron
Chris Hedges - The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies!
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, media, humans, freedoms, dishonesty, culture, death, environment, ethics, abuse, corruption, health, religion, rights, safety, politics, world, women, violence, usa, family )

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The most prescient portrait of the American character and our ultimate fate as a species is found in Herman Melville's "Moby Dick." Melville makes our murderous obsessions, our hubris, violent impulses, moral weakness and inevitable self-destruction visib
Gay Marriage: Good for Your Health - Yahoo News
Society & Culture  (tags: health, family, gayrights )

- 6 hours ago -
And to think people complained about it.
Wars' Toll on Female Veterans'
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, ethics, politics, women, violence, government )

- 16 hours ago -
The wars' toll on female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans April 14 2014 - Female veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan have returned from war facing heightened family and emotional strains compared with their male counterparts.
World Future Council - The Future Policy Award 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: Violence against women and girls, WFC, Future policy Award 2014 )

- 13 hours ago -
In 2014, the Future Policy Award will celebrate exemplary laws and policies that contribute to ending one of the most pervasive, worldwide human rights violations: violence against women and girls. Submit nominations for policies contributing!
Just Another Day of Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: illegal occupation, IDF soldiers, discrimination, targeting Palestinian civilian populatio, Israeli media, racism, ethnic cleansing, end all US aid to Israel, settlement of Yitzhar, )

- 11 hours ago -
A group of ten settlers assaults two Palestinian farmers, with IDF troops as bystanders. Just another day of occupation
Akagera: Rwanda's Beacon of Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: Akagera National Park, Rwanda, violence, post-genocide recovery, tourism, , Kigal, i )

- 11 hours ago -
Tourism has played a key part in the country's post-genocide recovery, overtaking coffee and tea as the top source of foreign income.

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