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Oregon Independent Citizens Review Panel Says "No" to GMO Labeling
Society & Culture  (tags: Oregon, GMOs, GMO labeling, Measure 92, Citizens Initiative Review Commission )

- 18 hours ago -
"The Citizens Initiative Review Commission voted 11-9 to oppose Measure 92, which would require the labeling of food products containing genetically modified ingredients."
End Sexual Assault on College Campuses! ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: college, sexual assault, campus, students, law, human rights, investigation )

- 21 hours ago -
Over 11 million women are currently making their way to college for the start of their fall semester. 84% of women who reported sexually coercive experiences said the incidents took place within their first four semesters on campus.
Help Canine Companions Prevent Service Dog Fraud ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: service dogs, illegitimate service dogs, ethics, family, society, rights, americans )

- 21 hours ago -
Service dog fraud is a problem on the rise. We're fighting a new wave of discrimination today because too many misbehaving pets are posing as service dogs and causing business owners to restrict access for people with disabilities.
FEAR OF BEING SEEN AS RACISTS Stopped Social Workers Saving 1400 Children From Sexual Exploitation By Pakistanis in ONE UK TOWN   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Fear of Being Called Racist, U.K., Islam, Rapists of 1400 children, Rotherham )

- 8 hours ago -
Report found 1400 children abused between 1997 - 2013 in Rotherham. Figure a conservative estimate of true scale. Victims terrorised with guns and doused in petrol and threatened with fire. More than a third of the cases were already known to agencies.
Why the People of Ferguson Can't Trust the Cops
Society & Culture  (tags: Police, Criminal Injustice System, #MassIncarceration, #DontShoot, #PoliceBrutality, Ferguson, MO, Institutional Racism, Michael Brown, Racial Tension, Injustice )

- 18 hours ago -
"Several African-American men share with Truthout their stories of abuse at the hands of police, and after 12 days of continuous demonstrations against the shooting of an unarmed teen, Michael Brown, it appears that the community is in it for the long..."
Everything You Need To Know About ISIS And Islam In One Photo
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, ISIS, ethics, religion )

- 16 hours ago -
This post contains almost no words and be related to you nearly 100% graphically, ready? Here is everything you need to know about Islam in a single photo:
IS Trains Children How to Behead Infidels
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic State, beheading infidels, children )

- 1 day ago -
Websites affiliated to the Islamic State group have released photos showing a Libyan child re-enacting the beheading of photojournalist James Foley. A message was posted along with the pictures reading: "teach your children to cut necks, ....
PETITION - Former Damascus Officer Fights to Keep K-9 Partner the City Plans to Auction Off
Society & Culture  (tags: Shepherd, americans, culture, police, rights, sadness, society, usa )

- 14 hours ago -
One of the best parts of his job was his dog Emmy, a Dutch shepherd who lived with Justin and his family. She was a part of her life for two years, and Justin thought his contract stated Emmy belonged to him.
Lauren Bacall Bequeathed $10,000 for Care of Beloved Dog Sophie
Society & Culture  (tags: Lauren Bacall, bequeathed, estate, movie star, americans, arts, celebrity, culture, death, humans, movies, society, women, world )

- 1 day ago -
Lauren Bacall, who died Aug. 12 at the age of 89, had an estate worth more than $26 million, and the legendary movie star made sure to provide for her beloved dog, Sophie.
Today (Tue 26th Aug, 2014) Is Women's Equality Day
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, freedoms, government, rights, society, women )

- 23 hours ago -
Women's Equality Day commemorates 26th August 1920 when votes to women officially became part of the US constitution. This day marks a turning point in the history of the struggle for equal treatment of women and women's rights.
Stop Burying Animals Alive - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, humans, investiga )

- 15 hours ago -
Workers dumping unwanted, live birds into mass graves where they were left to die slowly and painfully from starvation, illnesses, and weather conditions.
SEATTLE: Self-Styled Jihadist Admits to Killing 4 People, Calls It 'Vengeance' for U.S. Actions in Mideast
Society & Culture  (tags: Seattle, Jihadist, Ali Muhammad Brown, murders four, Islam )

- 7 hours ago -
Ali Muhammad Brown, 40, accused of shooting to death two men in Seattle on June 1 and a man in New Jersey later that month was charged Wednesday with gunning down a 30-year-old in the Skyway area in April -- all, he allegedly told police, as "vengeance"
Shocking Picture of What Life Will Look Like When You Can't Afford to Retire
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, society, culture, health, health, exercise, risks, safety, food, economy, labor, money, jobs )

- 13 hours ago -
In a must-read article in the current issue of Harper's magazine, journalist Jessica Bruder, adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, adds a new phrase to America's vocabulary: "Elderly migrant worker." She documents a growi
Netanyahu's Popularity Plummets Due to Gaza Offensive
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu approval ratings plummet, Gaza offensive, assault-siege, Public Opinion polls )

- 6 hours ago -
According to a public opinion poll cited by Israeli TV Channel 2, only 38 per cent expressed their approval of Netanyahu's performance, down from an 82 per cent approval rating on July 18.
Putin's War on McDonald's
Society & Culture  (tags: Putin, Russia, McDonald's, americans, canadians, culture, government, health, humans, politics, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Russian health inspectors have shut down the Moscow McDonald's at 29 Bolshaya Bronnaya Street. That isn't just any hamburger joint: I stood in line for three hours just to get into it back in 1990.
Just Wait 'Til You See What This Artist Does With Her Mouth
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, arts, media, fashion, humor, funny, arts, design, wildlife, odd )

- 15 hours ago -
Laura Jenkinson has a pretty cool lip schtick.For the past year, the London-based makeup artist has been creating awesome-looking lip art that transforms her face into popular cartoon characters and adorable animals.Instead of continuing to run our mouth
Israel Lost the War in Gaza But the Struggle for Justice Goes on
Society & Culture  (tags: assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, Ceasefire agreement, war crimes, BDS, end US aid to Israel, ICC, Free Gaza!, Free Palestine! 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, news, freedoms, europe, blog, media, world, UnitedNations, Americans women )

- 9 hours ago -
There is one clear reason to celebrate the ceasefire deal Israel and the Palestinian resistance reached today: 51 days and nights of relentless Israeli massacres and destruction have come to an end in Gaza.
Brazilian Town Made Up Entirely of Women Makes Appeal for Eligible Bachelors
Society & Culture  (tags: women, population, environment, culture, brazil )

- 2 hours ago -
Noiva do Cordeiro is home to more than 600 women, most of them under 35 Some are already married but their husbands must live and work elsewhere But that means there is a shortage of eligible suitors to woo young women
VA Takes Next Step to Modernize Scheduling System
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, government, ethics, culture, society, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Announces Request for Proposal for New Scheduling System August 25, 2014 - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a new Medical Appointment Scheduling System;
Sounding the Alarm on Campus Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: women, college students )

- 15 hours ago -
This article discusses the way some male students are complaining about rape awareness campaigns.
This Floating Library Is Absolutely Magical
Society & Culture  (tags: knowledge, books, floating library, society, culture, education )

- 45 minutes ago -
This Is A Floating Library. Every City Should Probably Have One. No probably about it! Additional link:

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