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Please Sign: ESPN, Reprimand Panelist Who Implied Batteried Women Provoke Their Beatings
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Stephen A. Smith, ESPN, NFL, Ray Rice, battering, blaming the victim, provocation, domoestic abuse, harsher penalties )

Susan
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Although ESPN panelist Stephen A. Smith finally made a heartfelt apology over his statement insinuating woman might provoke beatings, it took him a while to get it. It's reflective of a tolerance for domestic abuse in sports that ESPN needs to address
Threat to Lhasa - New Urgent Action!
Society & Culture  (tags: china, tibet, Tibet - Chinese Oppression, Tibetians, intercontinental hotel )

Marjorie
- 1 day ago - change.org
28 Jul 2014 -- Last year you were one of over 100,000 people who joined me to help defend my home Lhasa; the beautiful and sacred capital of Tibet. The threat to Lhasa has not gone away and I urge you to join me again by helping to stop the opening of a...
Hobby Lobby Strikes Again! CALL FOR INVESTIGATION...Please Sign NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: Hobby Lobby, women's rights, pregnancy, fired for being pregnant )

Ruth Ann
- 5 hours ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Not only did they help end birth control coverage for millions of women, it turns out they'll fire them if they are pregnant. I just signed a petition to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asking it to step in and protect pregnant employees.
Merciless Israeli Mobs Are Hunting Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: mob violence, israel, settlers, Jerusalem attacks, end the occupation-siege, BDS, USA, congress, racism-zionism, crimes, impunity, Amir Mazin Abu Eisha, Laith Ubeidat, Palestinian human rights, Israeli forces, news, media, police, violence )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
The men -- identified by Ma'an News Agency as twenty-year-old Amir Mazin Abu Eisha and Laith Ubeidat (age not specified) -- were encircled and beaten with empty bottles by a mob of some twenty to thirty Israelis
Abortion Protesters Disrupt Church Service, Demand Worshipers 'Repent' For Being Pro-Choice
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion, protests, religion, anti-choice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - addictinginfo.org
Religious intolerance in action: A group of anti-choice activists forced their way into a New Orleans church service and accused the stunned worshipers of being too accepting of abortion, demanding they repent for their sins.
My Husband Went to Prison Because He Didn't Want to Kill Gaza Farmers
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, Israel, peace, Gaza, Hamas, intifada, civil disobedience, politics, sadness, safety, society )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
...called to sit in a tank on the border with Gaza while other forces were busy razing the Jenin Refugee Camp in the West Bank to the ground. His orders were to shoot at anyone coming too close to the border from Gaza. Most ... farmers tending to their land.
Sharks in Cape Cod Town Draw Tourists, Flipping the 'Jaws' Script - NYTimes.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: sharks, great white sharks, Jaws, tourists, swimming, Cape Cod, Ocearch, Chatham, shark-viewing, seals, shark danger, swimming, research )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Researchers from Ocearch, which has tagged great whites off Chatham and offers real-time views of their locations online, talk of moving the conversation about sharks "from fear to fascination." Attitudes have changed, Sharks attract instead of repel!
'Muffin Top' Billboard Inspires Ire -- and Vandalism
Society & Culture  (tags: plastic surgery, body image, shaming, billboards, women )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - yahoo.com
A billboard advertising the services of a plastic surgeon in Michigan has sparked a discussion of body image around the globe after it was given a facelift by vandals over the weekend.
Israel Is Minting the Next Generation of Hate
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israeli bombs, children, education, ethics, society, safety, politics, freedoms, death, violence, world )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
The children of Gaza still have dreams for their future. Who do they admire? Anyone who might protect them: a doctor, a journalist, the fighters from Hamas. Education taught by the Israeli bombs that flattened their homes and by the bread lines across...
Ancient America: Northwest Coast Woodworking Tools
Society & Culture  (tags: tools, woodworking, archeology, Native Americans, Northwest Coast, Ancient America, cedar tree, woodworking tools, tlingit, british columbia, museum, anthropology )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The Indian nations along the Northwest Coast, and particularly in the northern and central portions of the region, have a highly developed woodworking tradition that includes houses, canoes, bent boxes, totem poles, & household utensils. Aesthetic tools
5 of the Most Widely Believed Consumer Conspiracy Theories, Debunked
Society & Culture  (tags: conspiracy theories, microwave ovens, fluoride, mind control, CFLs, hazmat, miniature cars, government coverups, cell phones )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Conspiracy theories about the products we buy come and go. ... it was supposedly "common knowledge" that the government forced KFC to stop calling the food it sold "chicken" because it was legally not chicken, but meat from a mutant bird
Woman Sentenced to Prison for Photographing a War Protest
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, activists, americans, ethics, freedoms, media, police, politics, Mary Anne Grady Flores, drones, colonialism, racism, poverty, prison industrial complex )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
...not "civil disobedience," to uphold the U.S. Constitution and international treaties the U.S. signed. That led to Grady Flores and the 16 others being placed under court orders restricting their protest rights.
Tell Jewish Institutional Leaders: Say No to Israel's Attack ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Jewish leaders, Israel, Gaza, human rights, justice, ethics, crime, death, society, sadness, world, violence )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - org.salsalabs.com
The Israeli attack on Gaza isn't just ongoing - it's accelerating. Where are the leaders of major Jewish organizations? Tell Jewish leaders to stand up for justice. Take Action!
VIDEO: Jon Stewart Says U.S. Is 'the Oprah of Middle East Weapons Systems'
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Jon Stewart, US, ethics, weapons, Middle East, sadness, world, politics, abuse, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
In last night's "Automatics for the People" segment, Jon Stewart pointed out that we currently provide billions in military aid to the neighboring countries of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Israel.
Israeli Shells Hit Second UN School Sheltering Gaza Refugees (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, war, human rights, Israel, Gaza, UN designated shelter, crime, death, ethics, children, humans, news, murder, sadness, safety, society, abuse )

Carrie
- 58 minutes ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Last night, children were killed as they slept next to their parents on the floor of a classroom in a U.N. designated shelter in Gaza," Pierre Krahenbuhl, United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) commissioner-general, said in a statement.
Why College Rape Victims Don't Go to the Police
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, news, police, society, violence, women )

Nell
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
At the end of finals, most college kids go party. When Emma Sulkowicz finished her last exam of the school year on Tuesday, she went back to her dorm room and dialed 911. It had been almost two years since Sulkowicz, now a rising senior at Columbia Unive
HOMELAND SECURITY Raids Home To Seize VEHICLE Violating EPA Regs
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, corruption, freedoms, government, society )

Mike
- 18 hours ago - madworldnews.com
The scope of the Department of Homeland Security has apparently expanded far beyond what it was originally intended to do, protect the homeland, as reports have surfaced of six vehicles packed full of armed agents that were sent to seize a car
Modern Brits: Ignorant, Intolerant, Overly-Nationalistic Binge Drinkers?
Society & Culture  (tags: Culture, Health, UK )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - rt.com
Ignorant, intolerant, overly nationalistic folk who drink too much and stomach terrible food? Those grim attitudes reflect how many young people view the UK from the outside, according to a recent study published by the British Council.
Aussie Journalists to Face Jail Time Over Spy Leaks Under New Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, freedoms, government, media, law, internet, ethics, politics )

John
- 3 hours ago - voiceofrussia.com
Barns, who has worked on terrorism-related cases claims that Asio could COVERTLY declare future cases to be special intelligence missions.
Federal Review Stalled After Finding Forensic Errors By FBI Lab Unit Spanned Two Decades
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, lies, media, propaganda, police, law, humans, rights, culture )

Wild
- 48 minutes ago - washingtonpost.com
Nearly every criminal case reviewed by the FBI and the Justice Department as part of a massive investigation started in 2012 of problems at the FBI lab has included flawed forensic testimony from the agency, government officials said.
Recycling: Mixed Media Arts - Maya Rodriguez Artist Profile
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, upccyling )

May
- 8 hours ago - mayarodriguez.blurpalicious.com
Mixed Media Art that was made from upcycling
Russell Brand Rips Fox Blowhard Sean Hannity Over Inflammatory Israel-Gaza Coverage (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Fox News, Sean Hannity, Russell Brand, Israel, Gaza, rights, society, ethics, freedoms, humans, death, crime )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - rawstory.com
In Russell Brand's latest episode of The Trews, the British comedian attacks Sean Hannity for his hypocrisy when it comes to the subject of Israel. While most people "want peace," Hannity "wants conflict -- wants to know what things I should say to...
Debunked: The Mendacious Propaganda Israel Is Pushing to Justify Its War On Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, truth, Israeli propaganda, lies, dishonesty, death, ethics, world, society, violence, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
It is time to clarify the real facts on the aggression the Israelis started on the Palestinians. The first and very important point is that it was Israel which initiated this war and not the Palestinians
The Risk of Opposing Israel in the US
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, free speech, retaliation, Israel, Palestine, ethics, dishonesty, society, sadness, rights, abuse, politics, media, government, freedoms, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 51 minutes ago - america.aljazeera.com
"Whenever I address Israeli violence publicly I prepare for the loss of Jewish friends and for messages such as 'You will never work in Hollywood again' and 'Now I know that you hate our people, I will not employ you.' (Yes, these are actual quotes.)"
   

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