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Get Girls Back in the Classroom --- PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, women, world, society, rights, petition )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
More than 32 million girls are out of school, according to the World Bank. Women, in turn, make up 65 percent of the nearly 1 billion people who cannot read or write. Every girl forced out of the classroom is a girl we have failed.
Migrant Crisis: Grim Find of Bodies in Austria Lorry
Society & Culture  (tags: children, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, news, politics, religion, rights, police, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
The Austrian authorities say at least 20 migrants have been found dead in a lorry in the eastern province of Burgenland. The number of dead could be as high as 50....
How Your Local Police Department Could Be Spying on You
Society & Culture  (tags: civil liberties, government, police, law, culture, americans, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Many police departments are using secret technology to allow them to spy into peopleâEUR(TM)s private lives.
Family Values
Society & Culture  (tags: Mom, Loses, Court, Battle, Against, Son, Over, $5K, Bar, Mitzvah, Gift, family, values, Jordan, Zeidman, sued, mother )

Sam
- 17 hours ago - yahoo.com
A 20-year-old was awarded $5,000 from his estranged mother this week after he sued her for the BAR MITZVAH MONEY she withheld for nearly eight years.
Carson's Plan Is Another, Poser Patriotic, Insult to Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, republicans, congress, americans, healthcare, healthcare, housing, violence, world, society, culture )

James
- 5 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson suggested eliminating the Department of Veterans Affairs in a talk radio interview Wednesday, leading to swift condemnation from one veterans group.
Europes NGO Jihad Against Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, culture, dishonesty, ethics, europe, Israel, politics, religion, rights, society )

Penny
- 1 day ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
When Israel works to build bridges for peace, such as SodaStream, where Arabs and Jews worked peacefully together, these organizations then knock them down.
South African MP: Nothing in Israel That Looks Like Apartheid
Society & Culture  (tags: South Africa, apartheid, Israel, apartheid, culture, ethics, freedoms, media, religion, rights, society, world )

Penny
- 22 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
South African Member of Parliament Kenneth Meshoe spoke out against the claim by Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement activists that Israel is an apartheid state.
Palestinian Islamic Jihad Planned Terrorist Attack at Josephs Tomb
Society & Culture  (tags: Josephs Tomb, planned terrorist attack, Palestinians, crime, death, ethics, terrorists, terrorism, murder, politics, religion, safety, society, violence )

Penny
- 20 hours ago - investigativeproject.org
The Gaza~based Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist organization reportedly armed and directed the cell to carry out a bombing and shooting attack, featuring people associated with various Palestinian factions and demonstrating a high level of cohesion.
SIGN PETITIONS!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Culture of all humans, petitions )

Dimitris
- 2 hours ago - sosvox.org
I'm not gonna submit each one of them. Visit the site and start signing if you feel like. Sharing could be a nice idea too. Thank you :)
Free Biram, End Slavery in Mauritiana! Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, children slavery )

Elaine
- 1 hour ago - secure.avaaz.org
I became a slave at age 5. Every day I looked after the herd. Every night I was raped by my master. I always thought, without understanding, that this was normal.
Robert Reich: Why the 'Gig' and 'Share' Economy Is the Last Thing You Want to Depend on to Pay the Bills
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Americans, economy, income, work force, jobs, government, ethics, politics, freedoms, culture, humans, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A downturn in demand, or sudden change in consumer needs, or a personal injury or sickness -- and poof goes your income.
Israel Reveals "Delegitimization Department" to Spy on Boycott Activists
Society & Culture  (tags: Boycott from Within, BDS movement, occupation, Palestinian human rights, Gaza siege, media, news, usa, activists, americans, rights, freedoms )

Jess
- 11 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The delegitimization department was established as part of IsraelâEUR(TM)s response to a global public relations crisis in the wake its attack on the Mavi Marmara in 2010.
ISIS's Compounded Ignorance Is Criminal But Not a Theology
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, politics, legality, Islam, KKK, Christianity, slavery, human rights, power, abuse )

Evelyn
- 9 hours ago - academia.edu
The question about whether ISIS is Islamic is the incorrect question to ask in the first place. Rather, we should ask whether ISIS's actions and legal reasoning are consistent with Islamic legal discourses
Halifax's Earl Grey the Cat Announces Candidacy for Prime Minister
Society & Culture  (tags: halifax, feline, cat, candidacy, prime minister, earl grey, tuxedo party, canada, vote, celebrity, culture, humans, interesting )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - metronews.ca
Earl Grey, leader of the Tuxedo Party of Canada, wants your vote. Symbolically, of course.
3 Things Sheeple Do That You Don't Have To
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Walter L
- 1 hour ago - wakingtimes.com
The human spirit is far more powerful than any social engineering or brainwashing program. It is simply uncoonfinable to these spiritually debilitating prisons.
Toronto's First Cat Cafe Opening Next Month
Society & Culture  (tags: toronto, cat cafe, culture, GoodNews, humans, interesting, news, society )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - blogto.com
In a few weeks time we'll finally declare a winner in the race to open Toronto's first cat cafe. And, it's run by a feline-friendly team that pounced up from behind us.
Everything We Think We Know About Drug Violence Is Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: war on drugs, crime, violence )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
Drug dealers have to be violent. And that's our fault.
This Activist Is Connecting Young Native Americans Through The Power Of Words
Society & Culture  (tags: society, humans, education, abuse, politics, rights, ethics, culture, women, environment, family, children, arts, freedoms, government, law, GoodNews )

Michael
- 1 hour ago - mtv.com
I've mentioned before that SD is the most racist state (I haven't been to three states). Native American knowledge has begun to imbue fire ecology, wildlife science and behavioral understanding, and much more - In a word? R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Expand and Accelerate Treatment for ALS (Motor Neuron Disease) Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, research health )

Elaine
- 1 hour ago - change.org
There are a few clinical trials offered for medications, treatments, and procedures. Unfortunately, due to costs they are limited to only a few patients and have strict research criteria that leave many not eligible to participate.
Northwestern B.C. First Nations Set Up Camp to Halt LNG Project
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, government, culture, corruption, crime, abuse, ethics, environment, humans, health, rights, world )

Michael
- 49 minutes ago - vancouversun.com
First nations reject Malaysian company's attempt to destroy salmon habitat, (eelgrass mentioned is home to other kinds of fish eggs)and pollution of their lives. Other FN rejects 1+ million attempt to bribe them to take fossil fuel drilling. Strength.
3 Reasons Why First Nations Voters Are Suddenly More Engaged
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, government, politics, rights, humans, ethics, environment, culture, corruption, abuse, crime, dishonesty, freedoms, society, world )

Michael
- 29 minutes ago - cbc.ca
Here's a really good short history by Anishinaabe guy. Right to vote in 1960. Harper govt the most antiindigneous. BIG election coming up in afew weeks. Retire Harper & Conservatives!
   

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