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British Grandmother Prepares for Execution in Indonesia
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, rights )

Phyllis
- 14 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Sandiford admitted the offences, but says that she agreed to carry the drugs after a drug syndicate threatened to kill her son.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition: Forgive Corinthian Students' Debt
Society & Culture  (tags: student debt )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Corinthian Colleges has allowed its shareholders to cash out while leaving its students on the hook for crushing loads of student debt. It's not right. Cancel these students' debt and give them a chance for a fresh start.
Pace of Death Sentences, Executions Slows in Virginia
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, sadness, violence )

Phyllis
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
Virginia has sent only six people to death row in the last nine years after sending 40 over the previous eight years.
Remembering Grace Lee Whitney, 1930-2015
Society & Culture  (tags: Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Rand, Janice Rand, Star Trek, The Original Series, Obituary )

Brian
- 1 day ago - startrek.com
StarTrek.com is deeply saddened to report the passing of Grace Lee Whitney, who played Yeoman Janice Rand on Star Trek: The Original Series, in several of the TOS features and also on Star Trek: Voyager.
Never Seen 911 Video Footage
Society & Culture  (tags: bizarre, government, interesting, news, cover-up, money, crime, lies, media, propaganda, media, society )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - brasschecktv.com
Real motion footage of what actually happened when the towers fell. Watch closely then listen to the so-call on the street expert from Fox News...peace.
*** Golden Week (Japan) ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, society, world )

Frans
- 3 hours ago - en.wikipedia.org
Many Japanese nationals take paid time off during this holiday, and some companies are closed down completely and give their employees time off. Golden Week is the longest vacation period of the year for many Japanese jobs...
Geert Wilders, the Champion of 'Free Speech' in Texas, Wants to Ban the Koran in Holland
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, crime, dishonesty, education, politics, media, rights, society, violence, freedoms )

Wilde
- 13 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
A mass shooting tragedy may have been averted late on Sunday, when two gunmen were killed in Garland, Tex., outside an exhibition for drawings of the prophet Muhammad. The two men apparently had hoped to kill attendees, but after they shot an unarmed secu
Tell Stephen Harper: We Don't Have to Choose Between Security and Our Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Stephen Harper, security, rights, terrorism, Bill C-51, canada )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - ndp.ca
Everyone agrees that terrorism is a real threat. But Canadians are concerned that the Conservatives are going too far.
On Depraved Heart Murder
Society & Culture  (tags: civil rights, human rights, police brutality, racism, racial justice )

Linda
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
The "depraved heart murder" charge against Off. Goodson, who drove the van, tells us everything we need to know about the tenor of police rule in Baltimore and across the country.
Lord of the Flies Has Come to Baltimore
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, family, government, law, police, sadness, society, women, rights )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
When Welfare was introduced to Black women the first requirement was that there be no men in that household No fathers, husbands, boyfriends, etc. As time went on Black women were taught that nonworking men were not needed. Soon few homes had fathers.
Dr. Oz Responds to Critics: "My Show Is Not a Medical Show"
Society & Culture  (tags: Mehmet Oz, Dr. Oz Show, TV personality, snake oil salesman, quack medicine )

Brian
- 1 day ago - businessinsider.com
America's most famous "doctor" has been under fire lately for recommending quack treatments.
3 People Shot at "Draw Muhammad" Contest in Texas
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, abuse, dishonesty, death, freedoms, government, interesting, news, religion, rights, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
What the ###! This was set up so that something would happen. They have freedom to their religion but so do Muslims. This was an insult and they knew it. Is respecting other people's religions impossible for some people? This event was intended to harm.
Australia Gift to Britain's New Princess? A Donation to Help Pygmy Possums
Society & Culture  (tags: Princess Cambridge, Australia Possum, gift, Britain, child, culture, ethics, family, society, world )

Lone
- 14 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Princess Cambridge to be honoured in Australia with donation to support rare posusm thought to be extinct until 1966
Garland, TexasâEUR"Scene of Last Night's Shootings-Is a Hotbed for Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Society & Culture  (tags: war, propaganda, lies, dishonesty, freedoms, crime, abuse, ethics, usa, media, religion, violence, rights, culture )

Wilde
- 13 hours ago - alternet.org
The narrative being told about Sunday night's shootings is woefully incomplete.
Why Should Muslims Apologize for Terror Attacks? - CNN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, ethics, crime, world, terrorism )

Glenn
- 5 hours ago - cnn.com
Why not? After all, Christians apologized for the crimes their churches committed.
Albuquerque BioPark Zoo to Celebrate Mother's Day ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Mother's Day, good news, humans, animals, Albuquerque Bio Park Zoo, family, women, society, interesting, news, children )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - krqe.com
Coming up in just a few days, most everyone will be celebrating Mother's Day. It's important to remember that human moms won't be the only ones recognized, but animal mothers as well. ThatâEUR(TM)s especially prevalent at the Albuquerque Bio Park Zoo.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the DOE: Don't Force Students to Pay for Corinthian's Fraud
Society & Culture  (tags: student loans, economic justice, Department of Education )

Dogan
- 2 hours ago - activism.thenation.com
In the interest of economic justice for student loan borrowers seeking to improve their lives through higher education I urge the U.S. Department of Education to cancel the federal student loans of borrowers harmed by Corinthian Colleges and take aggress
Madison Law Bans Religious Discrimination ... Against Atheists
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, rights, law )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
It's about time something like this happened.
100-Year-Olds Say a Positive Attitude Is the Key to Longevity
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, health, elderly )

Glenn
- 6 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
You really are as young as you feel.
Ian Reisner: 'Gay Men Are Cheap and Entitled'
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
it's no surprise
National Organization for Marriage Founder Writes Open Letter to Supreme Court Justice Kennedy
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
As always, She ends by noting that human relationships do not need governmental approval - just like the Libertarian position.
Russia Lawmaker Accuses Apple of Distributing Gay Porn to Minors in the Form of U2's Free Album
Society & Culture  (tags: media )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
You have to admit you would be annoyed at U2 songs on your phone also. They are one of the worst bands of all-time & nothing but media hype.
Gunmen Opened Fire at Mohammed Cartoon Event
Society & Culture  (tags: dallas, mohammed, cartoon event, gunmen, americans, crime, culture, humans, media, society, world, violence )

Lone
- 14 hours ago - cnn.com
VIDEO Two men were shot dead in Dallas after opening fire outside an event holding a contest for cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
Who Invented the Piano? Google Doodle Marks Bartolomeo Cristofori's 360th Birthday
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, society, culture, ethics, safety, violence, habitat, endangered, wildlife, trees, ecosystems, unusual )

Wilde
- 10 hours ago - theguardian.com
CristoforiâEUR(TM)s entry in Encyclopaedia Britannica notes that little is known of his life and that his invention was not well known in his lifetime
 

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