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Council Chiefs Who Ignore Child Abuse Will Be Jailed
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, ignoring abuse, jail, social workers, police, councillors )

- 1 day ago -
Council chiefs, social workers and teachers who fail to act upon suspicions of child abuse face five years in prison to help "eradicate the culture of denial", David Cameron will announce.
Battle To Save The World's Most Hunted Animal
Society & Culture  (tags: China, Vietnam, pangolins, illegal trade, Prince William, extinction )

- 1 day ago -
The most hunted animal in the world is a creature so sought after by Chinese and Vietnamese consumers, that as Prince William recently remarked, it could be extinct before people have even heard of it. It is one of the gentlest and shiest animals on earth
Video Shows Execution-Style Murder of Homeless Man By Los Angeles Police
Society & Culture  (tags: police, corruption, death, humans, murder, society, usa, violence )

- 1 day ago -
On Sunday March 1, a group of Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers shot and killed a homeless man in broad daylight as he was pinned to the ground, according to bystander video posted on Facebook.
Fear Dominates Politics, Media and Human Existence in AmericaâEUR"And ItâEUR(TM)s Getting Worse
Society & Culture  (tags: fear, media, terror, politics )

- 1 day ago -
People cannot think clearly when they are afraid. As numerous studies have shown, fear is the enemy of reason. It distorts emotions and perceptions, and often leads to poor decisions.
10 Things America Must Do to Stop Ruining the World
Society & Culture  (tags: patriotism, nationalism, terror, torture, war, invasions, foreign policy )

- 1 day ago -
Dear American Patriot, I wish I knew your name. IâEUR(TM)ve been thinking about you, about all of us actually and our country, and meaning to write for a while to explain myself. Let me start this way: you should feel free to call me an American nationalist.
Demand Equal Pay
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pay, income, equality, petitions )

- 17 hours ago -
Despite working the same jobs, women in our district still earn just 73 cents to every dollar that men earn. That means middle class families have less money to put food on the table, gas in their cars, and even just pay the bills.
Jihadi John: Father Accuses Mohammed Emwazi of Being a Dog and Terrorist
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, terrorist, Jihadi John, Mohammed Emwazi )

- 4 hours ago -
The father of Mohammed Emwazi described his son as a "dog, an animal and a terrorist" and revealed he begged his parents for forgiveness before joining Isil and becoming Jihadi John, the Daily Telegraph can disclose.
The Poor Kids of Silicon Valley
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, wealth, Silicon Valley, inequality, children )

- 1 day ago -
Silicon Valley is one of the wealthiest places in the country. Apple grew out of a garage here. So did Google. But these days, garages are being used for a much different purpose.
Cops in Ferguson Are Extremely Racist, According to the Feds
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, society, Fergusion, race relations, ethics, government, rights, law )

- 9 hours ago -
Although the report doesn't officially come out until Wednesday, multiple news outlets have obtained leaks from the long-awaited federal probe into the Ferguson Police Department launched after the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.
Derick Dillard Tries to Run Over a Cat With His Sled While Duggar Family Cheers
Society & Culture  (tags: animal abuse, Duggars, Derick Dillard, cats, TV Show )

- 4 hours ago -
"Move, cat," Dillard says in the video, before being pushed directly into the cat by who appears to be his brother-in-law Ben Seewald. Members of the Duggar family are heard loudly laughing, as Dillard nearly collides with the cat before it leaps away.
Students Devise Way To Feed Homeless Meals, Cut Food Waste All At Once
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, children, education, philanthropy, environment, food )

- 1 day ago -
Feed the homeless and cut down on litter at the same time.
What I Learned From Breaking the Law
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, freedoms, law, rights, ethics )

- 23 hours ago -
I (John Raines) have been asked to develop a set of reflections on the moral lessons I learned from breaking the law. Here is part of that story.... Here are five lessons I learned.
Anti-War Protesters Arrested Outside AIPAC Conference .
Society & Culture  (tags: code pink, protest, congress, anti war, Iran, peace, AIPAC conference, arrests of activists, usa, media, internet, news, world, americans, activists, abuse )

- 16 hours ago -
"It's important to challenge AIPAC's influence in Washington DC, and to show our strength in numbers," said Alli McCracken, CODEPINK'S National Organiser.
VIDEO - WATCH: Rightists Attack Palestinian MK Zoabi and Staffer at Panel
Society & Culture  (tags: baruch marzel, haneen zoabi, Israeli Arabs, joint Arab list, Right-wing extremism, Palestinian human rights, israel, media, internet, news, world, women, freedoms, culture, government, violence, usa, society )

- 16 hours ago -
The attackers were identified with extreme right-wing settler Baruch Marzel, who is running with Eli YishaiâEUR(TM)s Yachad party.
Guess How Much Jail Time Social Workers Got Who Ignored Muslim Child Sex Trafficking
Society & Culture  (tags: Pamela Geller, Muslims, social workers, Rotherham, sexual abuse, rape, judges, UK )

- 9 hours ago -
Read Pamela Geller's article on how Social Workers not only failed the children of Rotherham, but also how the Judiciary failed the victims too!
'The Wall', Stories of Grief, Love and Penance
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, government, ethics, violence, world, culture, americans, society, politics )

- 6 hours ago -
Stories of grief, love and penance live among whatâEUR(TM)s left at the Vietnam Wall
Decades of Human Waste Have Made Mount Everest a âEUR~Fecal Time BombâEUR(TM)
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, society, violence, rights, religion, ethics, culture, dishonesty, corruption, environment, abuse, safety, sports, world, death )

- 2 hours ago -
When Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the top of Mount Everest in 1953, it was arguably the loneliest place on Earth âEUR" an oxygen-deprived desert perched atop an icy, 29,000-foot ladder of death.
How to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement in DC | Washington Peace Center
Society & Culture  (tags: Black lives matter, Washington Peace Center, Activism, Racism )

- 1 day ago -
A list of resources and opportunities to get involved to support their work.
Why Americans Don't Care About Prison Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, corruption, government, law, rights, safety, violence, prison, corrections )

- 23 hours ago -
That prisons routinely house thousands upon thousands of instances of sexual exploitation and rape is at the very least tolerated, and at most subtly appreciated as part of their punitive purpose.
Domestic Violence & Pets
Society & Culture  (tags: There is help for both human and non-hum, Red Rover, used in shelters in the US, Canada, Australia, activists, abuse, education, safety, sadness, violence, murder )

- 21 hours ago -
Photo Credit: Esra Erben Talking about domestic violence isnâEUR(TM)t easy, but it is a discussion that needs to be had. Many victims suffer in silence. Why is this coming up on a site about cats? The victims of domestic violence are not always human.
15 Crucial American Jobs That Still Don't Pay a Living Wage
Society & Culture  (tags: wages, workers, income, economic injustice, jobs, employment )

- 17 hours ago -
Minimum wage varies across the country, with some states and cities winning for better pay for workers, but one thing seems true all over America: We rely on workers who make very little money to do a whole lot.
Telangana Constable Driver Recruitment 2015, TS Jobs
Society & Culture  (tags: news, government )

- 12 hours ago -
Telangana Constable Driver Recruitment 2015, TS Jobs

Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, americans, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, ethics, violence, society, culture )

- 5 hours ago -
150th anniversary of President Lincoln's second Inaugural address

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