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Waupun Prisoners Begin Food Refusal to Protest Solitary Torture - Petition In Solidarity
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, administrative confinement, AC, prison, United Nations, petition, Waupun prisoners, torture, food refusal )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - motherjones.com
In Wisconsin over a hundred prisoners are in the long term solitary confinement Units a.k.a. administrative confinement AC. Some have been in isolation for 18 to 29 years concurrently. AC for more than 15 days has been deemed torture by United Nations.
Justice for Disabled Student Allegedly Raped in Racist Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: Racist Sexual Violence, Raping on a black Student, Rape Is pure and cowardly, exercise of power on Weaker )

Peter
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Lawrence Wasden, Attorney General of Idaho! Goal: Punish students accused of raping a black student and the school administrators who allegedly failed to intervene.
Strange British Place Names
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, GoodNews, interesting, internet, society, news )

Monika
- 14 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
You can't blame the residents of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysilio gogogoch in Wales for preferring to call their village Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, or Llanfairpwll.
Holocaust Survivor and Human Rights Activist Hedy Epstein Dies at 91
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Palestine, Israel, Hedy Epstein, human rights, PSC, Women in Black, peace, protests, freedoms, end the occupation, world, media, news, women, activists )

Jess
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Much of her later activism centered on efforts to end the Israeli occupation of Palestine. She founded the St. Louis chapter of Women in Black and co-founded the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee
How to Secure Your Wireless (Wi-Fi) Home Network
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, environment, education, humans, internet, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, travel, transportation, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - labnol.org
Wireless Networking Wi-Fi has made it so easy for anyone to use Internet on your computer, mobile phones, tablets and other wireless devices anywhere in the house without the clutter of cables.
What's the Longest Word in Your Language ???   video
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, news, internet, goodnews, humans )

Monika
- 15 hours ago - youtube.com
Some human languages are quite amazing when it comes to saying a lot with one word, which can insanely long. Here's a fun and amusing look at some of the longest words in the world, each from a different language!
Stop the Missouri 'Stand Your Ground' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, law, police, rights, safety, violence, Black lives matter )

Cheryl A.
- 9 hours ago - act.colorofchange.org
" Now conservatives and the gun lobby are again pushing âEUR~Stand Your GroundâEUR(TM) legislation in even more states - providing cover for race-based violence and trigger-happy vigilantes like Zimmerman." Peace.
Beyoncé Is Accused Of Stealing Choreography Again VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, arts, celebrity, culture, music, ethics, news, society, women, world, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - uptownmagazine.com
Dancers are accusing Beyoncé of lifting her Formation tour choreography from Fuerza Bruta, a Cirque du Soleil theatrical group.
Feeling Let Down and Left Behind, With Little Hope for Better
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, usa, women, children, culture, education, family, government, humans, politics, rights, sadness, society )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
In a moment riddled with economic and social worries, an e-cigarette shop in Wilkes County, N.C., is an oasis for some young Appalachians.
Stonehenge Byway
Society & Culture  (tags: Stonehenge, Summer Solstice, English Heritage, car parking charge, alcohol ban, King Arthur, King Arthur Pendragon, protest )

Chris
- 1 day ago - internationaltimes.it
English Heritage plan to introduce an alcohol ban and a car parking charge of fifteen pounds for this years summer solstice celebrations, but some Druids disagree. Enter King Arthur, Mad Alan and Bubba....
Village Where Children Climb Cliffside Ladder May Get Stairs
Society & Culture  (tags: chinese )

Angie
- 17 hours ago - msn.com
A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.
Thailand: Nine-Foot Python Grabs Onto Man's Penis While On Toilet
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, bizarre, off-beat, snake bite, things Tonto would not do for the lone r )

Louise
- 1 day ago - chiangraitimes.com
Mr Atthaporn Boonmarkchuai, 38, of Chachoengsao province is recovering in hospital after he was bitten in his private parts by a by a nine-foot python while he was using the toilet at his home.
NYC to Parents: Make Sure Your Baby Monitors Don't Get Hacked
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, world, women, children, babies, education, environment, Internet safety, baby monitors, family, law, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nbcnews.com
Reports that creeps and other nefarious characters have been spying on babies by hacking baby monitor webcams have prompted New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs to issue a public alert to parents.
Ice Cream Parlor Responds Perfectly To Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, Andrew’s Ice Cream and Dessert, Orange County California, islamophobia, anti-muslim bigotry, rights )

Cat
- 10 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Lovely story. As a Muslim woman who wears the headscarf in America, 22-year-old Nura Takkish says she expects to be the target of Islamophobia âEUR" just not when she and her friends are enjoying ice cream at their neighborhood ice cream parlor.
Who Owns a Dance? The Complexities of Copyrighting Choreography
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, dance, law, world, ethics, education, interesting, news, society, women, culture, environment )

Frank
- 1 day ago - lawstreetmedia.com
It gets complicated when there are more than one or two people who have created the work, as is the case with many dance teams.
How My Job Talking Women Out of Abortions Made Me Pro-Choice
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, pregnancy, propaganda, anti-choice, heel-face turn )

Freya
- 1 day ago - vox.com
Unlike women's reproductive clinics, most crisis pregnancy centers are not medical facilities, and apart from providing free pregnancy tests and possibly limited sonograms, they do not offer medical assistance.
Blatant Retaliation Against Prisoners Trying to Reform Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, incarceration, inmates, injustice, brutality, solitary confinement, protests )

Freya
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
In an apparent retaliation against their activism and an attempt to disrupt further communications, Massachusetts officials come down hard.
Fresh Strikes in France as Nuclear Workers Join Protest
Society & Culture  (tags: Protests, France, oil industry, petrol, labour bill, stikes, unions, nuclearmedia, news )

Jess
- 5 hours ago - aljazeera.com
Protests against labour law changes seen as "too pro-business" continue, forcing nation to use emergency fuel reserves
Memorial Day - Monday 30 May 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, humans, interesting, society, world )

Frans
- 1 hour ago - publicholidays.us
Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was initiated to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate armies who died during the American Civil War....
India: Requirement of Father's Name of Applicant Not Mandatory for Issuing Passport, Mother's Name Sufficient
Society & Culture  (tags: India, computer, application process, father's authorisation, non legal requirement, software, parental responsibilities, parental rights, Delhi High Court )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - blog.scconline.com
The Court observed that technology is intended to ease and facilitate transactions and cannot be the basis for creating and defeating anybody's legal rights. If the software counters rights, it ought to be suitably modified to accept the application
Katie Couric Slammed for 'Deceptive' Documentary About Gun Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, gun rights, americans, media, environment, interesting, news, society, usa, women, spin )

Frank
- 1 day ago - foxnews.com
Gun rights activists featured in a new documentary hosted by Katie Couric say it utilizes deceptive editing to misrepresent their response to a question from the news anchor.
Cancer Angst: Stop It Already, Cancer | Cure Today
Society & Culture  (tags: cancer, cancer survivor, cancer patient, cancer treatment, cancer survivorship, cancer coping )

Barbara
- 13 hours ago - curetoday.com
Is anyone else fed up with Cancer too? Thanks for reading my article!
Why Do Russians Never Smile?
Society & Culture  (tags: smiling, cultural differences, study )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - theatlantic.com
Here's something that has always puzzled me, growing up in the U.S. as a child of Russian parents. This is an interesting study.
America's Schools Are Falling Apart - The Country's Public Schools Need Huge Investment
Society & Culture  (tags: education, schools, infrastructure, funding )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A massive backlog in school construction and maintenance has left thousands of school buildings nationwide in need of upgrades.
Police Given Hate Crime Protection While Committing the Same?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, corruption, cover-up, constitution, SupremeCourt, usa, troops, military, police, law, transportation, travel, violence, rights, sadness, safety, society, politics, culture, crime, abuse, americans, activists, death, ethics, fam )

Angelus
- 17 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
When an ordinary law abiding citizen drives down the road and fears the sight of a cruiser, that tells you something about how the police are viewed and relate to the community.
   

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