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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 )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
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 )

Robert
- 1 day ago - action.ufw.org
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.
Disbar This Bigot Lawyer Who Wants to Legally Kill LGBT People
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, hate speech )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - leftaction.com
"Matt McLaughlin is clearly unfit to be serving as an attorney, and I join in calling on the State Bar of California to disbar him permanently."
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 )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
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...
Continuing Harassment of Activists in Palestine ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, Israel, Palestine, West Bank, ethics, children, society, culture, humans, women, freedoms, law, government, rights, sadness, safety, news )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - palsolidarity.org
On an almost daily basis Israeli forces in Al Khalil harass and arrest local and international human rights activists as they try to do their tasks. The activists document violence towards Palestinians and act as a protective presence around children.
"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 )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - salon.com
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
Inside The Statue Of Christ In Rio De Janiero, Brazil   video
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, humans, interesting, world, travel, society )

Mm
- 17 hours ago - youtube.com
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!
5 Arguments For and Against the Existence of God - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 14 hours ago - listverse.com
Draw your own conclusions.
Australian Click-Bait: How to Abuse Israel to Attract Readers
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, media coverage, wagging the dog, anti-Semitism )

Barbara
- 22 hours ago - honestreporting.com
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.
AP Investigation: Are Slaves Catching the Fish You Buy?
Society & Culture  (tags: slaves, fish, indonesia )

Angie
- 23 hours ago - msn.com
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 )

Glenn
- 14 hours ago - listverse.com
Islam is no worse than any other faith.
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 )

Eric
- 2 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
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 )

Lone
- 22 hours ago - irishexaminer.com
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 )

Jess
- 17 hours ago - 972mag.com
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 )

Alice
- 15 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
country should to take a hard look at their policies and practices when it comes to accommodating pregnant women. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 )

Barbara
- 2 hours ago - ukmediawatch.org
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.
10 Unlikely Political Friendships And Alliances - Listverse
Society & Culture  (tags: politics )

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

Glenn
- 14 hours ago - listverse.com
Let's not forget the Incas who had a socialist society 300 years before the birth of Karl Marx.
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 )

Brian
- 18 hours ago - insideclimatenews.org
Fifteen NGOs launch a petition, and Koch's record on carbon pollution, climate denial, and philanthropy gets thrown into the spotlight.
Bass Reeves: The Real Lone Ranger
Society & Culture  (tags: law, police, usa )

Glenn
- 17 hours ago - thislandpress.com
And we never even got the chance to thank him.
   

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