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You're Gay So Go Away, Pope Tells French Ambassador
Society & Culture  (tags: France, Pope Francis, Catholic church, Gay Marriage, Gay Ambassador, openly Gay, LGBT Rights )

- 11 hours ago -
Pope Francis met with France's openly Gay Ambassador to the Vatican, but only to tell him that his appointment to represent France at the Vatican was unacceptable.
PLEASE SIGN: Thank You Lauryn Hill
Society & Culture  (tags: Lauryn Hill, END THE OCCUPATION-SIEGE ON GAZA, apartheid, Israel, OPT, West Bank, Palestinian human rights, musicians-artists, USA, BDS, media, internet, usa, violence, children, arts, celebrity, freedoms, culture, activists, americans, world, news )

- 16 hours ago -
Ms. Lauryn HillâEUR"one of the best known hip-hop and R&B superstars in the worldâEUR" has announced that sheâEUR(TM)s cancelling her concert in Israel. She heeded the call
TAKE ACTION: Get on Board, Trader JoeâEUR(TM)s!
Society & Culture  (tags: antibiotics, chickens, costco, McDonald's )

- 1 day ago -
Trader Joe's is trailing the pack in the race to save our nationâEUR(TM)s antibiotics. Poultry giants Tyson and Perdue are ending the use of human antibiotics in their chickens, and even Costco and McDonaldâEUR(TM)s have pledged to stop selling chicken raised
Khalida Jarrar's Administrative Detention Limited; Imprisonment and Military Charges Continue
Society & Culture  (tags: world, abuse, activists, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Administrative Detention, international law, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, government, politics, society, culture, law, rights, women )

- 1 day ago -
Administrative detention is imprisonment without charge or trial on the basis of secret evidence for indefinitely renewable one to six month periods. It is in violation of international law and human rights norms.
*** Golden Week (Japan) ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Many Japanese nationals take paid time off during this holiday, and some companies are closed down completely and give their employees time off. Golden Week is the longest vacation period of the year for many Japanese jobs...
When Life Hands You Lemons Make Cinco De Mayo
Society & Culture  (tags: Cinco de Mayo, Mexico, USA, Corona, California, Lemon Capital of The World )

- 1 day ago -
Take a moment to reflect on the evolution of this holiday that commemorates the Americanization of a Mexican diaspora eager to assert its own identity and, increasingly, the Mexicanization of mainstream U.S. culture as well. Salud!
Infant Killed in Scalding Water Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse )

- 1 day ago -
Help baby get justice
Why This U.S. Doctor Is Moving to Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, USA, medical systems, universal healthcare, doctors, patient care, insurance companies, politics, society, culture, ethics )

- 23 hours ago -
I'm a U.S. family physician who has decided to relocate to Canada. The hassles of working in the dysfunctional health-care "system" in the U.S. have simply become too intense.
Afghan Judge Sentences Four to Death for Mob Killing of Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, death, freedoms, society )

- 5 hours ago -
An Afghan judge sentenced four men to death on Wednesday for the mob killing of 27-year-old woman accused of burning a Koran in Kabul
Society & Culture  (tags: Death Penality, pakistani, execution )

- 1 day ago -
After spending 16 years on death row, Zulfiqar Ali KhanâEUR(TM)s most recent stay of execution has expired and he is at risk of imminent execution by firing squad.
Infant Killed in Scalding Water Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: nurse, infant, scolded, hot water, hospital, abuse, child, crime, death, health, humans, society, sadness )

- 1 day ago -
The nurse was hired to care for this girl, and under her care, she was admitted into the hospital with approximately 50 percent of her body covered
Urban Wealth Disparity Widens Worldwide, Affecting Child Mortality; US Falls to #33
Society & Culture  (tags: children, health, maternal mortality rate )

- 21 hours ago -
A widening gap between rich and poor in cities worldwide has contributed to deepening disparities in urban maternal health and child survival rates, the global charity Save the Children.
HEAR IT: Historians Finally Play Thomas EdisonâEUR(TM)s Creepy Talking Dolls, Discontinued for Being Too Scary
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, arts, inventors, design, Thomas Edison, talking dolls, women, world )

- 8 hours ago -
One of AmericaâEUR(TM)s greatest inventors reached a recording milestone with a nightmare-inducing talking doll.
Tell Stephen Harper: We Don't Have to Choose Between Security and Our Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Stephen Harper, security, rights, terrorism, Bill C-51, canada )

- 1 day ago -
Everyone agrees that terrorism is a real threat. But Canadians are concerned that the Conservatives are going too far.
Why Should Muslims Apologize for Terror Attacks? - CNN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, ethics, crime, world, terrorism )

- 1 day ago -
Why not? After all, Christians apologized for the crimes their churches committed.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the DOE: Don't Force Students to Pay for Corinthian's Fraud
Society & Culture  (tags: student loans, economic justice, Department of Education )

- 1 day ago -
In the interest of economic justice for student loan borrowers seeking to improve their lives through higher education I urge the U.S. Department of Education to cancel the federal student loans of borrowers harmed by Corinthian Colleges and take aggress
Texas Woman Accused of Stalking Her Sister Before âEUR~Honor KillingâEUR(TM) of Brother-in-Law
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, environment, ethics, family, humans, religion, sadness, rights, safety, society, violence, usa, women, world )

- 5 hours ago -
A Texas woman stalked her sister for months and delivered a chilling warning to her brother-in-law shortly before his murder, authorities said.
Standardized Testing - John Oliver Exposes Profit Over Students   video
Society & Culture  (tags: John Oliver, Standardized testing, Pearson, Profit over Students )

- 3 hours ago -
American students face a ridiculous amount of testing. John Oliver explains how standardized tests impact school funding, the achievement gap, how often kids are expected to throw up. Why are we torturing our children for no real positive results. Money.
Sam Harris Made Himself Look Like An Idiot in a Email Exchange With Chomsky and Has Shared It With the World | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, usa, society, rights, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, crime, dishonesty, abuse, world, media )

- 37 minutes ago -
The popular atheist and torture-supporter Sam Harris recently tried to "engineer a public conversation" with radical linguist Noam Chomsky "about the ethics of war, terrorism, state surveillance, and related topics." Harris shared the exchange publicly, c
100-Year-Olds Say a Positive Attitude Is the Key to Longevity
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, health, elderly )

- 1 day ago -
You really are as young as you feel.
Tamir Rice's Body Has Still Not Been Buried
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, crime, death, corruption, law, police, murder, rights, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 18 hours ago -
Shot and killed by Officer Timothy Loehmann of the Cleveland Police Department all the way back on November 22, 2014, 12-year-old sixth-grader Tamir Rice has still not been buried. This alone is a new crime all by itself...peace.
The Inspiration for the Chicken of the Sea Mermaid & Yeoman Janice Rand of the Original Star Trek Series, Has Died
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, women, world, society, transportation, tv, sadness, news, obituary, humans, interesting, media, movies, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, environment, education, culture, death, arts, celebrity, activists )

- 17 hours ago -
Grace Lee Whitney,instantly recognizable as Yeoman Janice Rand from the original Star Trek,has passed away at the age of 85.She also served as the inspiration for the Chicken of the Sea mermaid.Whitney worked as an advocate for people struggling with
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, GoodNews, goodnews, autism )

- 2 hours ago -
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton looks set to allow a 10-year-old boy with autism to remain in Australia. A 4,000-page petition of more than 122,000 signatures was handed to Mr Dutton's Brisbane office.
Iran Bans 'Gay' Spiky Hairstyles
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

- 2 hours ago -
5 Tools the Police Are Using in Their War Against Activists | The Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, rights, culture, crime, abuse, safety, violence, society, research, technology )

- 1 hour ago -
From Ferguson to Baltimore, the message is clear: protest at your peril. With state-of-the-art surveillance of local teenagers' Twitter feeds, law enforcement had learned that a group of high school students was planning to march on the Mondawmin Mall.
Tell a Liberal to #VoteAgainstC51
Society & Culture  (tags: liberal, canada, C51, freedom, rights, vote, government, society, safety, world )

- 46 minutes ago -
Justin Trudeau is telling his MPs to vote for Stephen HarperâEUR(TM)s dangerous Bill C-51 âEUR" even though they know itâEUR(TM)s bad legislation. TheyâEUR(TM)re putting our rights and freedoms at risk. But itâEUR(TM)s not too late to send them a message.

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