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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 )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
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 )

Rosie
- 1 day ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
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
Demand Equal Pay
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pay, income, equality, petitions )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - action.cheribustos.com
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 )

Beatrice
- 10 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
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.
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 )

Kathryn
- 10 hours ago - msn.com
"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.
Silicon Valley Mom Pays $1,000 Rent to Live in a Garage, as Housing Prices Soar in High-Tech Area
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, education, culture, humans, news, housing, rentals, california, society, women )

Frank
- 2 hours ago - nydailynews.com
A single Silicon Valley mother says out-of-control rental prices have forced her to move into a garage, for which she pays $1,000 a month.
Students Devise Way To Feed Homeless Meals, Cut Food Waste All At Once
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, children, education, philanthropy, environment, food )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
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 )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
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 )

Jess
- 22 hours ago - middleeastmonitor.com
"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 )

Jess
- 22 hours ago - 972mag.com
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 )

John
- 15 hours ago - pamelageller.com
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 )

James
- 12 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Stories of grief, love and penance live among whatâEUR(TM)s left at the Vietnam Wall
What Happens to Unlocked Tire Store in Gritty Part of Toronto
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, crime, society )

Trudy
- 5 hours ago - torontosun.com
Customers in a so-called 'bad neighbourhood' steal and destroy NOTHING when they find tire store unsecured. They do try to lock up!
9 Social Panics That Gripped the Nation, Were Totally False, and Did Horrible Lasting Damage | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, crime, education, dishonesty, politics, rights, religion, police, law, media, news, society, violence, safety, humans, freedoms, family, children, abuse )

Wild
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
FEAR IN AMERICA 9 Social Panics That Gripped the Nation, Were Totally False, and Did Horrible Lasting Damage
Why Americans Don't Care About Prison Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, corruption, government, law, rights, safety, violence, prison, corrections )

Joanne
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
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 )

Kelly
- 1 day ago - playfulkitty.net
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 )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - takepart.com
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.

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

James
- 11 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
150th anniversary of President Lincoln's second Inaugural address
Snowden: New Zealand's Prime Minister Isn't Telling the Truth About Mass Surveillance - The Intercept
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, government, humans, internet, law, media, news, police, rights, safety, society, women, world )

Sonya
- 5 hours ago - firstlook.org
The only time they 'watch' you is in the shower or bath, so they can rape you later. Its called rape culture, not spying at all. They dont read anything you write.
Thinking About God Makes People More Willing to Take Risks
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 38 minutes ago - slate.com
Religion even makes people reckless.
Website Gives Glimpse of Catholics Around the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, world, culture )

Glenn
- 25 minutes ago - cnsblog.wordpress.com
Everyone has his own way of worshiping god, even within the same church.
   

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