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Nigeria Bans Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, culture, violence, women )

- 12 hours ago -
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill that criminalizes female genital mutilation, a practice that an estimated 19.9 million girls and women in the country are thought to have undergone.
24 Hours to Kick Out Blatter
Society & Culture  (tags: ecutives, football, coSwiss police, arrest, FIFA, exrruption, Blatter, president )

- 1 day ago -
Swiss police just arrested 7 FIFA executives, giving hope to billions of people around the world who love football and hate corruption. But unless we move fast Sepp Blatter will get away with it, and begin his fifth term as FIFA president!
Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Carl Sagan - Pale Blue Dot, Earth )

- 1 day ago -
"The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate. Visit, yes. Settle, not yet. Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where we make our stand. . ."
Google: Remove Maps to Secret Domestic Violence Shelters
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic violence, shelters, women, refuges, petitions, Google )

- 1 day ago -
Over 80% of women who have experienced domestic violence are stalked by their abusers. Many of these victims rely on hidden shelters to find safety. These secret shelters are essential for keeping victims out of harmâEUR(TM)s way.
Society & Culture  (tags: usda, environment, public health, farmers, Genetic Engineering )

- 1 day ago -
Tell USDA we need strong, mandatory regulations that protect non-GE and organic farmers, public health, and the environment from the threats of GE crops!
Two Judges in Argentina Are Still in Post, After Saying That the Rape of a Six Year Old Boy WasnâEUR(TM)t Too Serious Because He Was
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, children, crime, ethics, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

- 20 hours ago -
The judges are fighting back. They claiming that theyâEUR(TM)ve done nothing wrong and that it's all a conspiracy. They could cling on to their jobs, exposing more people to their anti-gay prejudice.... *** please sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PETITION, The Human Rights Act, UK Government )

- 13 hours ago -
The Human Rights Act protects the fundamental rights we all have as human beings and allows us to challenge authorities if they violate them. You might not have used it but it's there if you need it. Visit this important site and add your voice now!
Teens Are Fleeing Religion Like Never Before: Massive New Study Exposes ReligionâEUR(TM)s Decline
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Millennials, teens, teenagers, atheism, atheists )

- 9 hours ago -
AmericaâEUR(TM)s rising generation of adults are the least religiously observant of any generation in six decades, determined an expansive study led by Jean Twenge, a psychology professor at San Diego State.
Chicago Police 'Hunting' Photograph With Black Man as Prey: Shades of Abu Ghraib Just 1 Mile From CPD 'Black Site' Homan Squ
Society & Culture  (tags: Chicago, police, CPD, police misconduct, racism, brutality, tradition, Jon Burge, torture, humiliation, Abu Ghraib, African Americans, Timothy McDermott, appeal, Homan Square, 'black site', Police Superintendent, Garry McCarthy, Mayor, Rahm Emanuel )

- 1 day ago -
1 officer dismissed 2014 & other jailed yrs ago, but newly released image further taints CPD in wake of revelations re: Homan Square, identified as 'black site' facility run by CPD where police misconduct, torture & other civil rights violations abound
The Wangan & Jagalingou People | Our Fight Stop Adani Destroying Our Land and Culture
Society & Culture  (tags: wagan people, jalalingou people, queensland, Queensland Govt, coal mine, ancestral land, native peoples rights, coal pollution, Protect environment, PROTECT SACRED SITES, Wildlife conservation, Human Rights Violations, australia, politics )

- 17 hours ago -
The Wangan and Jagalingou people are the Traditional Owners of the land in Queensland's Galilee Basin. Coal company Adani wants to use their ancestral lands for their Carmichael coal mine. They DO NOT consent. They DO NOT accept. Sign Please.
Media Fails With Lee Camp Learn About The Freedom Act   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Lee Camp, cell phones, landlines, The Freedom Act, media fails USA, Patriot Act )

- 1 day ago -
As we have learned with the Patriot Act and the No Child Left Behind they are not always what they appear to be. Sort of like Food Insecurity is a sterile way to say hunger...ah yes, the Freedom Act...and you thought it was going to be better.
Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline Rejected By Tsleil-Waututh First Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: north vancouver first nation, kinder morgan, pipeline expansion, oil spills, threat, damage, culture, environment, humans, society )

- 1 day ago -
A North Vancouver First Nation has rejected Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, based on a scathing assessment that concluded it would increase the threat of oil spills and damage their culture.
Stand Up for Greenpeace India ! Speak Up for Freedom ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, protection, rights, freedom )

- 3 hours ago -
India is poised to be a major force in tackling climate change and poverty. But attacks on freedom of speech and democracy threaten this.
Society & Culture  (tags: eu law, Farm Animals )

- 12 hours ago -
The end of a farm animalâEUR(TM)s life âEUR" hidden behind the walls of a slaughterhouse âEUR" is a time when they are at their most vulnerable. ItâEUR(TM)s a time when they most need protection from abuse, cruelty and negligence.
19-Year Veteran AP English Teacher Fired for Reading Ginsberg Poem to Class - Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, culture, ethics, education, children, news, media, politics, religion, society, safety, violence )

- 9 hours ago -
David Olio, an award-winning English teacher in Connecticut, was forced to resign by South Windsor School District officials after reading the sexually-charged 1968 poem "Please Master," a graphic account of homosexual affection by celebrated American aut
Did Affluence Spur the Rise of Modern Religions?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, religion, purpose, life, food, energy )

- 23 hours ago -
Reliable food and energy may have freed up time to think about the purpose of life
Police Ruin Lives in Traffic Stop Errors
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, motor vehicles, traffic, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, law, police, transportation, travel, usa, women, rights, sadness, safety, society, politics )

- 14 hours ago -
How many times do Registry of Motor Vehicles screw up and have people arrested,degraded and threatened when 'clerical errors' cause mistaken license/registration revocation?
Are the Cops Robbers?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, police, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, usa )

- 14 hours ago -
This is an insightful book by Gerald Clemente detailing how police often steal for themselves and defraud insurance companies or increase the theft amounts against suspects in his book "The cops are robbers"
This Is How DC Metro Reacted When They Received A Request To Display An Ad That Shows Muhammad
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamaphobia, Wasington D.C., D.C. Metro )

- 10 hours ago -
The transit system of Washington, D.C. has banned all "issue-oriented" advertisements on buses and in Metro stations for the rest of the year
School Bus Driver Hailed as Hero for Saving Life
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, life saving, hero )

- 4 hours ago -
Heroes can come from anywhere.

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