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Former Israeli-Soldier to the Rescue in London on Passover
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli, brave, IDF, London, rescue, Passover )

Alexandra
- 20 hours ago - israellycool.com
Two worshippers celebrating the Jewish holiday of Passover braved intense heat to free the child from a car seat after hearing the family's screams for help. An elderly man who had become panic-stricken and was unable to unfasten his seatbelt
Please Sign: Fort Lauderdale, Don't Criminalize the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, Fort Lauderdale, humane solutions, human rights, storage space, criminalizing homelessness, aesthetics, National Law Center on Homelessness & Po )

Susan
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Fort Lauderdale, Florida may make it a crime for homeless people to keep personal possessions in public places. But there are far more compassionate and effective solutions to the problem the city says it wants to solve - aesthetic issues!
Stop the Secrecy Before It's Too Late *** PLEASE SIGN ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, ethics, government, interesting, media, politics, rights, society, usa, world )

Frans
- 19 hours ago - stopthesecrecy.net
Right now, Obama is meeting with leaders in Asia to finalize the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The TPP threatens to censor your Internet1, kill jobs, undermine environmental safeguards, and remove your democratic rights ...
Please Sign: Tell American Pharmacists to Stop Participating in Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: American Pharmacist Association, lethal injection, execution, capital punishment, Dennis McGuire, Ohio death penalty, cruel and unusual punishment )

Susan
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The painfully slow execution of an Ohio man has sparked a new wave of controversy and outrage over the use of lethal injection. And some say it's now up to the American Pharmacist Association to put an end to this cruel practice.
Fight Child Slavery ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, children, slavery )

Cher
- 3 hours ago - nochildforsale.ca
Sign our petition urging leading Canadian retailers* to expand their efforts to improve labour conditions in their supply chains by signing the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh agreement.
Stop Killing Female Babies in India - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: Infanticide )

Manda
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
Baby girls are not allowed to live as if they are an inferior species.
Denounce MagazineâEUR(TM)s Glamorization of Domestic Violence - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, domestic violence, abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans )

Susanne
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A recent issue of Vogue Italia took the theme of domestic violence and used it to inspire a photo shoot in which terrified-looking models are pursued by a man with a knife. The photos are gratuitously violent and do nothing to help in the fight against...
Muslims Must Accept Britain's Christian Values, Says Former Home Secretary
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Islamist plot, trojan horse, UK schools, religion, christianity )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Jack Straw says Islamist 'plot' to take over Birmingham schools is product of power struggle within Muslim community as he tells parents to accept Christianity 'permeates our sense of citizenship'
1.6 Million Americans Don't Have Indoor Plumbing. Here's Where They Live (INTERACTIVE MAP INCLUDED)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, census questions, indoor plumbing, rural areas, government, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - washingtonpost.com
Looking beyond the present day, it's worth remembering that indoor plumbing is a fairly new development for many communities. In 1950 fully one quarter of U.S. households did not have a flush toilet --
Will You Fight UKIP's Racist Fear Mongering? Join HOPE Not Hate's May 3/4
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, environment, interesting, off-beat, culture, humans, business, safety, society, world, politics, Refugees&Relief, media, news, violence, world, corruption, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Wendy
- 5 hours ago - action.hopenothate.org.uk
Join one of the 85 events planned for the May 3/4 weekend of action and help distribute over one million newspapers and leaflets dispelling UKIP's hateful campaign lies:. sign and learn more>>> (those that can thanks )
William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday: 50 Everyday Phrases That Came From the Bard
Society & Culture  (tags: Shakespeare, language, popular phrases, 450th birthday, interesting, society, education, culture )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - independent.co.uk
Happy 450th birthday William Shakespeare. Your plays are still the pinnacle, your poetry among the finest and many phrases you coined are still in wide usage.
Why Are We Spiteful, Even Though It Bites Us Back?
Society & Culture  (tags: spite, empathy, society, ethics, world, personality, research, aggression, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - npr.org
Why do people willingly inconvenience or even harm themselves in order harm others? And why are some of us more spiteful than others? Being aggressive and lacking empathy might have a lot to do with it, researchers say.
Does Climate Apathy Hinge on "Pervasive" American Stupidity?
Society & Culture  (tags: Climate Change, American Opinions, Climate Apathy, Climate Denial, Religion, Anti-Science, Politics )

Brian
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
"New survey highlights connection between political and religious affiliations and scientific beliefs."
A Friend
Society & Culture  (tags: internet )

Loida
- 17 hours ago - lovelyquoteandsayings.blogspot.com
"A Friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you anyway!!!"
How the Supreme Court's Ruling on Michigan Affirmative Action Affects Colleges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: education, government, Supreme Court, discrimination, Affirmative Action, society, rights, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The new Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action leaves in place, for now, a system that allows public universities in Maryland, Virginia and many other states to consider race and ethnicity in admissions.
Sherpas Leave Everest; Some Expeditions Nix Climbs
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, death, abuse, ethics, environment, rights, media, society, safety, health, freedoms, world )

Wild
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
KATMANDU, Nepal -- Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over their pay, treatment and benefit
The Change Within: The Obstacles We Face Are Not Just External | The Nation- Naomi Klein
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, dishonesty, abuse, corruption, environment, ethics, death, society, law, humans, health, freedoms, violence, women, world, usa, rights, religion, politics )

Wild
- 1 hour ago - thenation.com
The climate crisis has such bad timing, confronting it not only requires a new economy but a new way of thinking.
Home : Eternal Threads
Society & Culture  (tags: women, trafficking, nepal )

Andy
- 18 hours ago - eternalthreads.org
Eternal Threads is dedicated to improving the lives of women and children most at risk of extreme poverty, trafficking and other forms of exploitation by providing sustainable livelihoods through income generating projects.
Bestfriends
Society & Culture  (tags: internet )

Loida
- 15 hours ago - lovelyquoteandsayings.blogspot.com
"Best friends are like diamonds, precious and rare False friends are like leaves, found everywhere."
   

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