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Take the Pledge: Boycott Eden Foods
Society & Culture  (tags: Eden Foods, Supreme Court, Corporations, religion, women's health )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Hobby Lobby wasn't the only plaintiff involved in the Supreme Court decision to allow corporations to use religion as an excuse to interfere with their employees' medical decisions.
Petition: Save the Oceans From Plastic Pollution!
Society & Culture  (tags: plastic, ocean, dangerous, small animals, humans, abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, gover )

Susanne
- 9 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Plastic ocean pollution is a serious problem. Small plastics are dangerous to all living creatures on this planet, and of course they are also dangerous to humans.Waste accumulates in the place where they meet the sea currents curving under...
Please Sign: Massachusetts, SWAT Teams Are Not Corporations!
Society & Culture  (tags: Massachusetts, SWAT Teams, militarization of police forces, ACLU, Public records, military surplus, police state, corporate immunity )

Susan
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Massachusetts swat teams claim they're private corporations and immune from public records laws. But an investigation by the ACLU found out differently. The public has the right to know because we don't want our neighborhoods turned in to war zones
What Will The Population Look Like In 2050? ... One Word- Beautiful. See For Yourself
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, environment, family, freedoms, GoodNews, humans, news, politics, society, usa, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - rediscoverit.net
"People commonly wonder what the future will hold, what science will have discovered in the future, and how far technology will have advanced. What we don't often think about is what we will look like in the future."
Save Free Expression Thank You Page PLEASE SIGN & SHARE EVERYWHERE THX!!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, freedoms, crime, corruption, law, politics, society, world )

Dave
- 7 hours ago - openmedia.org
IF YOU VALUE THE INTERNET, WELL IN 48 HOURS IT WILL CHANGE FOREVER AND WE WILL BE ENTERING A VERY DARK PERIOD...!!!
The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal | The Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: corporate dishonesty, pharma, dark money, public deception )

Rosalie
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
An eye-opening report revealing the dark money behind the War on Drugs.
Maggots Keep Appearing in Food Prepared By Private Prison Food Vendor
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, correctional facilities, food, Aramark Correctional Services, injustice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Aramark Correctional Services, a private food vendor contracted to feed prisoners in states across the country, may have exposed inmates to food laced with maggots, over and over again.
Israel: Collective Punishment Will Not Bring the Justice That Murdered Teens Deserve
Society & Culture  (tags: revenge, death, children, violence, news, Israel, Gaza, Operation rock solid, Gaza siege, International, advocacy, US congress, Obama, end all US military aid to Israel, West Bank, Palestinian human rights, civilians )

Jess
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org
On 30 June, the bodies of three Israeli teens abducted on 12 June were found north of the city of Hebron in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The Israeli authorities have vowed revenge against the Palestinian armed group Hamas, alleging that it was beh
Beware This Phantom Debt Collection Scam
Society & Culture  (tags: scams, debt collectors, crime )

Freya
- 1 day ago - money.msn.com
Scammers trying to coerce people into paying phantom debts are expanding their intimidation techniques by calling and harassing victims' friends and family.
Booklet on Anti-Gay Propaganda Tells Story 'Christian' Right Wants You to Forget
Society & Culture  (tags: homosexuality, gays, homosexuals, religious right, propaganda, lies, bullshit )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
If you haven't already, check out How They See Us. It is short, but graphics intensive booklet, which I consider a definitive history on anti-gay propaganda.
Israelis Have the Upper Hand When It Comes to Vengeance
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, zionism, apartheid israeli state, end all US military aid to israel, Free Palestine, Int' l Laws violations, Palestinian human rights, media, news, education, usa, violence, politics, world, americans, abuse, culture, death, dishonesty, tv )

Jess
- 16 hours ago - jonathan-cook.net
In the face of the enduring violence of Israel's occupation, and the licence it provides soldiers to humiliate and oppress, ordinary Palestinians have a stark choice: to submit or resist.
Easy Tip for Biking in a Skirt, All You Need Is a Penny and a Rubber Band
Society & Culture  (tags: transportation, Bike Accessories, Bike-Friendly World, Bikes )

Shaheen
- 3 hours ago - treehugger.com
How to bike while wearing a skirt is not something I've ever really thought about, but if I ever decide to ride while wearing a kilt, I'll be sure to try this clever tip by Johanna Holtan, the creator of Penny in yo' Pants.
Lost Parisian Apartment Is An Unmatched Time Capsule From The 40's
Society & Culture  (tags: Paris, Belle Epoque, Boldini, antiques, time capsule, Paris apartment )

BMutiny
- 59 minutes ago - boredlion.com
The apartment remained completely untouched for... 70 years and de Florian continued to pay rent on the property during the entire time... In fact, the apartment was only discovered when [she] died at 91 years old. A time-capsule of Belle Epoque Paris.
A Potential Foreclosure Crisis Looms Over America
Society & Culture  (tags: banks, foreclosures, housing, mortgages )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Local governments, however, could resort to tactics such as eminent domain if the federal government won't do anything.
I Watched a Woman Cough Blood Till She Died: Cecily McMillan on Shocking Conditions at Rikers Island
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, abuse, injustice, brutality, cruelty )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Fifty-nine days ago, the city and state of New York labeled me a criminal. Millionaires and billionaires, who had a vested interest in silencing a peaceful protest about the growing inequalities in America, coerced the justice system, manipulated...
The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, activism, resistance, activists, politics, rights, humans, society, culture, news )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - ipsnews.net
peace activists are currently assembled in Cape Town's City Hall, for the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister's International (WRI), a global network of activists from far-flung regions fighting on every imaginable front, from anti-traffic
Debunking 8 Myths About Why Central American Children Are Migrating - In These Times
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Rebecca
- 8 hours ago - inthesetimes.com
'Lax enforcement' is not the culprit--U.S. trade and immigration policies are.
Emma Watson Crashes United Nations Website With Her Goodwill Ambassador Announcement
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, culture, ethics, arts, celebrity, activists, education, environment, politics, world, women, violence, safety )

Wild
- 1 hour ago - motherjones.com
Emma Watson--the humanitarian and staunch feminist who you may recognize from such films as The Bling Ring, Noah, and the Harry Potter movies--is now working with the United Nations on gender equality and female empowerment.
'The House I Live In' Director: War on Drugs Is Everybody's Enemy
Society & Culture  (tags: war on drugs, films, law enforcement, injustice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Monday afternoon, Eugene Jarecki, filmmaker of the award-winning documentary The House I Live In joined the Drug Policy Alliance's asha bandele for a discussion of the film's impact.
Something Terrible Could Be Happening in Parliament on Monday...UK ONLY!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, humans, law, politics, society, internet, corruption )

Dave
- 13 hours ago - mikesivier.wordpress.com
PLEASE SHARE EVERYWHERE---***IMPORTANT***-PERSONNEL DATA BREACH**** "None of your elected backbench MPs have been told what Bill is to be debated on Monday. It's Wednesday evening. Tomorrow, MPs are on a 'one line whip' ie they can return to ... CONT..
TAAM> A Taste of Heaven
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, interesting, religion, rights, freedoms, society, women, culture, family )

W.J.
- 10 hours ago - goldenroom.co.uk
A kosher deli with Muslim staff and a Middle Eastern and Indian inspired fusion menu is pioneering a new kind of inter faith, inter cultural exchange in Manchester
Could You Be Led Astray? - UBM [David Eells]
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society )

Ivonne
- 9 hours ago - ubm1.org
The faction that is happening now is to purify the Bride. The obvious faction to follow this will be apostate leaders bringing apostates to a one world religion and will be to purify the true Church.
Uncontacted Indians Face Imminent Tragedy--Protect Uncontacted Tribes' Land Now
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, humans, death )

Shaheen
- 2 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Uncontacted Indians in this region face imminent tragedy and death, according to experts.
This Amazing Burn Survivor Landed a Major Women's Magazine Cover
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, women, celebrity, interesting )

Shaheen
- 2 hours ago - takepart.com
Instead of featuring another celebrity, an Australian glossy chose a survivor with a remarkable backstory.
   

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