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12 Year Old Boy Dies From Gunshot Wound Received From Cleveland Police
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, crime, society, law, news, ethics, sadness, police )

Gregory
- 6 hours ago - cleveland.com
A 12 year old boy was killed by police. The 911 operator failed to inform the officers responding that caller the TWICE had said it was a juvenile with a toy gun sitting on a swing pointing it at people. The boy in the above picture is NOT the dead child
"Carmencita" Amaya Y Amaya   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Women, Flamenco, Art, Dance, Music )

Eleonora
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
"Carmen Amaya is hail on a window pane, a swallow's cry, a black cigar smoked by a dreamer, thunderous applause; ..."
Sign the Petition: Enter the CIA Torture Report Into the Congressional Record
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, law, media, politics, rights, society, violence )

Frans
- 17 hours ago - releasethetorturereport.com
The Senate Intelligence Committee's "torture report" is expected to detail shocking abuse of prisoners at the hands of the CIA during the Bush administration, and even possible CIA lying to Congress.......
Save Our Post Office Tucson, Arizona *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, ethics, government, law, politics, society, usa )

Frans
- 18 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
1. Stop the closure of the Tucson, AZ mail processing plant. 2. Stop the closing of rural post offices in Arizona. 3. Keep 6 day delivery of mail in Arizona. 4. Return the postal service to the mail service standards prior to July 2012 ...
Viggo Mortensen Helps Mark 10 Years of Howard Zinn's
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, crime, usa, propaganda, lies, media, military, politics, culture, rights, education, world, politics, violence, women )

Wild
- 1 day ago - democracynow.org
Actors including Viggo Mortensen, Peter Sarsgaard and Kelly Macdonald are gathering in New York today for a reading of "Voices of a People's History of the United States," based on the late historian Howard Zinn's book "A People's History of the United St
The KKK Learns the Hard Way: Don't Mess With Anonymous
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Anonymous, KKK, threats, tech savvy, ethics, society, human rights, freedoms, usa )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
The hacktivist collective hacked the Ku Klux Klan's Twitter account after the white supremacists threatened Ferguson protesters.
Petition Update : Women on Banknotes
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, government, humans, interesting, politics, society, sports, women, world )

Frans
- 17 hours ago - change.org
Nov 24, 2014 -- The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has unveiled images of its new bank notes, which will be progressively released beginning in October 2015. The attractive notes feature the same historical figures, flora and fauna that appear on current...
'Shoot the Gays' Game Released on Google App Store
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 7 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
same old, same old
Sign This Petition: Equal Employment Opportunities For People With Disabilities
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, employment, employment discrimination, disability, disability employment )

Jamie
- 5 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
We, the undersigned, demand that: 1) Equal employment legislation be strengthened and enforced; 2) Blatant and subtle forms of employment discrimination be prosecuted; and 3) Disincentives to competitively gainful employment be removed.
30,000 Birthday Cards Arrive for Man With Down's Syndrome
Society & Culture  (tags: birthday, society, downs syndrome )

Angela
- 3 hours ago - msn.com
A man with Down's syndrome in France got truckloads of cards - some 30,000 from around the world - for his 30th birthday, after his mother put out a call on Facebook that went viral.
Thank You, Dear World! Ukraine   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Ukraine, love, peace, world, World Peace & unity )

Yusuf
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Nice song, One Love!
Fury at Police Bid to Protect Grooming Gang
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, UK, rape, girls, abuse, children, crime, culture, ethics, law, police, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Police tried to keep the identities of a Muslim sex grooming gang secret - claiming that naming them could breach their human rights. A judge said he was sure they were engaged in sexual exploitation and said their excuses were lies and 'nonsense'.
NEW INFOGRAPHIC PROFILES THE INFANT ABDUCTOR
Society & Culture  (tags: infant abduction, crime, criminal behavior, community, society, hospitals, home, family, children )

Nancy
- 23 hours ago - missingkids.com
A new infographic shows knowing how a "typical" infant abductor looks and behaves can prevent these crimes before they take place.
Four-Year-Old Attacked in Hate Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, New Zealand, Islam, Muslims, assault, family, freedoms, religion, safety, society, violence, world, anti-Semitism )

Penny
- 1 day ago - jwire.com.au
The attack on a four-year-old child appears to be racially motivated as both the boy and his friend were wearing yarmulkes (Jewish skullcaps) at the time of the assault.
P.E. Teacher Charged After Dragging 14-Year-Old Girl, Attorney Says 'No Means No'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, crime, education, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, news, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Niki
- 1 day ago - inquisitr.com
California P.E. teacher charged after dragging a 14 year old girl, attorney sends the message that "No means No", parents outraged.
Toronto World Hub for Books for Youth With Disabilities
Society & Culture  (tags: toronto, library, books, youth, disabilities, braille, sign language, child, children, culture, education, ethics, humans, news, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thestar.com
The International Board on Books for Young People's Collection of Books for Young People with Disabilities has been moved from Oslo to North York's Central library. It has titles in Braille, Blissymbolics, even sign language
Deterioration of Human Rights in Iran
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Iran, executions )

David
- 1 day ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Since Hassan Rouhani became the president of Iran, the surge in executions has given Iran the world's highest death penalty rate per capita. Iranian officials have pushed for the execution of those they see as a threat to their system
The Life and Mind of Mark DeFriest: New Film Captures Florida Prisoner's Shocking Ordeal Behind Bars - Democracy Now!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, freedoms, crime, abuse, police, law, crime, movies, health, humans, ethics, violence, safety, rights, illness, health, environment, americans )

Wild
- 22 hours ago - democracynow.org
We turn now to the shocking case of Mark DeFriest. In 1979, his father died and left him a set of tools. Not realizing how wills worked, Mark picked his tools up before they were probated. He was arrested for stealing. At the age of 19 Mark was sentenced
10 Commandments For Atheists
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, ethics )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Atheists need rules to live by too.
Female Genital Mutilation in the West: A Creeping Crime Against Humanity
Society & Culture  (tags: Female Genital Mutilation, UK )

David
- 1 day ago - meforum.org
National Health Service data suggests that up to 170,000 women and girls living in the UK may have undergone female genital mutilation.
The Mixed Race Project
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, family, child, children, interesting, society, women, rights )

W.J.
- 13 hours ago - goldenroom.co.uk
Beyond the exotic, beyond portraiture, Jenna Parks captures the dynamic context of the Mixed and Multi-ethnic family in 'The Mixed Race Project'
BY GORDON SMITH SOLAR THERMAL ENERGY, VIDEONOVEMBER 9, 2014 A TRULY PORTABLE SOLAR THERMAL COOKER - LUNCH IS SERVED!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, men, women, children, single, singles, families, freedoms, ethics, culture, safety, philanthropy, education, environment, GoodNews, travel )

Ruth
- 2 hours ago - solarthermalmagazine.com
"What if you could have a completely portable solar thermal cooker that folds up like an umbrella and disassembles down so that you can store it in a handy travel box?" SO COOL! I would like one, and to give one to people to have clean H2O.
Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools Released September 18, 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, men, women, children, education, environment, freedoms, safety, world, usa )

Ruth
- 1 hour ago - seia.org
'A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools is the first nationwide assessment of how solar energy helps to power schools in communities across America. Most importantly, the report shows that thousands of schools are already cutting their utility bills by'
Fight Rape Culture, Say Protesters - 22-Nov-2014 - NZ National News
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, government, humans, law, media, news, police, rights, society, violence, women, world )

Sonya
- 1 day ago - home.nzcity.co.nz
Rape victims in New Zealand are deliberately denied a lawyer. Many are forced into sex slavery and brothels.
Pope Meets With Autistic Children
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, disability, autism, GoodNews, goodnews )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
Very nice. I was diagnosed as autistic myself.
 

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