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Hamas Kills at Least 17 People Suspected of Collaborating With Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, death, executions, Hamas, collaborators, politics, society, humans, news )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
A Gaza security official said 11 people were killed early on Friday at the Gaza City police headquarters. At least 6 more were killed later in a public execution in a central Gaza square, according to a Hamas website and witnesses cited by Reuters.
Change Ctp Rulings Families Are Victims as Well
Society & Culture  (tags: law, americans, family )

Chantal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Under current CTP insurance rulings: Which we all pay for with our car registration - only the victim is compensated, nothing is taken into account of how it has affected their family IN THE CASE OF CATASTROPHIC INJURIES AND ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY
From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression
Society & Culture  (tags: world, US, Israel, Ferguson, Gaza, human rights, racism, violence, incarceration, militarized police, freedoms, humans, society, culture, ethics, government, politics, sadness, crime, death, corruption )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - commondreams.org
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
Hamas Executes 18 Suspected Informants By Firing Squad, Public Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, freedoms, government, society, violence, death, corruption )

Shil
- 12 hours ago - thewire.com
One day after Israel killed three top Hamas commanders, the radical group executed 18 Palestinian men it had suspected of collaborating with Israel
Dinesh D'Souza Compares Ferguson Protesters to ISIS (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, NewsMax TV, Ferguson protestors, ISIS, Dinesh D'Souza, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, society, police, sadness )

Carrie
- 19 hours ago - salon.com
Filmmaker and President Obama truther, Dinesh D'Souza, likened James Foley's beheading to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri on Thursday while appearing on NewsMaxTV's "Steve Malzberg Show."
378 People 'Pay It Forward' at Fla. Starbucks
Society & Culture  (tags: kindness, charity, Starbucks, Florida, paying it forward )

Freya
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
British Muslim Calls for Action on Jihadi Subculture After Beheading Video
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Great Britain, radical ideology, Jihadists, violence, society, safety, ethics, news, politics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Sir Iqbal Sacranie, an adviser to the Muslim Council of Britain, said Britons from across the country's communities had to stop young men being seduced by radical ideologies. British officials have also expressed concern about the young men returning home
Meet the Inspiring Man Giving America's Homeless the Hairstyling They Deserve
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, Homeless, poverty, goodwill, Mark Bustos, society )

Rodney
- 1 day ago - mic.com
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a Leader."
Pamela Anderson, Carey Hart Slam ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Online Rants
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, Pamela Anderson, Carry Hart, Ice Bucket challenge, ALS, annimal testing, americans, culture, ethics, humans, media, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.celebrity.yahoo.com
."I enjoy a good dare, It's always good to bring awareness - in fun, creative ways, I don't want to take away from that. I thought instead, I'd challenge ALS to stop animal test
A Conscientious Objector in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Conscientious Objectors, iSRAEL, israel, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal settlements, end US AID TO ISRAEL now!, BDS, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, news, middle-east, media, terrorism, unitednations, violence, war, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' d )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Sahar Vardi (24) is an Israeli conscientious objector. She grew up in Jerusalem. Photo credit: Judy Rand Sahar Vardi, 24, is an Israeli conscientious objector. She grew up in Jerusalem.
Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer
Society & Culture  (tags: Mark David Chapman, Murderer, Parole Denied, John Lennon, Beatles, 1980, NYC, Dakota Hotel )

Brian
- 19 hours ago - t.entertainment.msn.com
"It's the eighth time 59-year-old Mark David Chapman has been denied parole. New York corrections officials announced the decision Friday."
VIDEO - The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine. By Ilan Pappe   video
Society & Culture  (tags: PALESTINE, Palestinian human rights, ETHNIC CLEANSING, zionism-colonialism, Ilan Pappe, video, truthtelling, end the illegal occupation-siege of Gaza, history, oppression, discrimination, freedoms, culture, society, world, usa, americans, media )

Jess
- 16 hours ago - youtube.com
This is a unique opportunity to hear the renowned historian and author, Ilan Pappe speak about his book "The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine" where he lays out the past, present, and offers suggestions for the future.
'Common Dreams' Website Traps Hasbara Troll Spewing Anti-Semitism
Society & Culture  (tags: HUMAN RIGHTS, PALESTINE, hasbara, news, propaganda, lies, truthtelling, hate mongering, hate speech, hasabra troll, illegal occupation of palestine, end all aid to Israel, crimes against Palestinians, BDS, end the occupation-siege, media, world )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
A Jewish student posting virulently anti-Semitic comments at various internet forums, allegedly "to gauge how pervasive anti-Semitism" is online, has been busted
Water Is a Human Right and a Public Trust. Turn the Water Back on in Detroit!
Society & Culture  (tags: Detroit, water, petitions )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
Detroit's water infrastructure needs adequate investment, not the Emergency Manager's cruel attempt to balance the system's budget on the backs of the poor.
Most Whites Still Don't Understand the Dangers of Being a Black Man in the US
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Racism, Institutional Racism, Police Brutality, Murder, African-Americans, White Majority Gov't, White Society, Denialism, Criminal Injustice System )

Brian
- 19 hours ago - truth-out.org
"By about four-to-one (80% to 18%), African Americans say the shooting in Ferguson raises important issues about race that merit discussion. By contrast, whites, by 47% to 37%, say the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves."
'Ads Against Apartheid' Is Going National
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Ads Against Apartheid', national campaign, good news, human rights, Israel, Palestine, ethics, death, violence, society, rights, politics, freedoms, children, world )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The ads feature one word per ad - HOMELESS, VIOLENCE, and STOLEN- each representing an aspect of Israel's unrelenting injustice towards Palestinians. AAA recently announced they were placing billboards in 8-10 major US cities by late 2014 or early 2015,
Everytown USA: Is the Policeman Your Friend? -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 2 hours ago - truth-out.org
"For veterans of the wars that the Ferguson protests so closely resemble, the police response has appeared to be not only heavy-handed but out of step with the most effective ways for both law enforcement and military personnel to respond to-->
The US Government's Creeping War on Journalists
Society & Culture  (tags: journalists, government, media, study, politics, information-sharing, The National Security Agency, Freedom of Information Act )

Rodney
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
A new poll reveals that three quarters of reporters agree the public isn't getting the information it needs
Leonardo DiCaprio Visits Alberta's Oilsands
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonardo DiCaprio, Alberta Tar Sands, oilsands, Fort McMurray, environmental documentary, activists, americans, arts, culture, environment, humans, media, movies, society, usa, world )

Lone
- 19 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
DiCaprio is in Fort McMurray for a few days to tour the oilsands for an environmental documentary he is working on, a source who did not want to be named told CBC News.
Old-Fashioned Anti-Semitism for Progressive Thinkers
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semitism, UK )

David
- 32 minutes ago - ynetnews.com
It was not criticism of Israel. It was criticism of a "child murdering community". It was not published in a journal of the Nazi Party in Bavaria. These obscene words were written in the Independent newspaper in Britain. A newspaper for enlightened people
"Soldier Girls", Women at War and at Home
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, women, violence, world, family, culture )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Review: 'Soldier Girls,' women at war and at home, by Helen Thorpe August 21 2014 - The headlines about female soldiers in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have stereotyped them as nameless victims of sexual assault, ill-prepared damsels in distress (Je
Abandoning the K-12 School System: Listening to Our Children and Thinking for Ourselves
Society & Culture  (tags: Education, Children, Critical Thinking Skills, Conformity, Compliance, Indoctrination, Control )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - truth-out.org
"We began homeschooling our two eldest children because we found the dominant K-12 school system to be undemocratic, dehumanizing, and too often antithetical to our chosen educational goals for our children: to cultivate creative, compassionate..."
You're Invited to the #VeganFashion Shop-Up of the Summer!
Society & Culture  (tags: Vegan fashion, designs, designers, retailers, animals, planet, americans, culture, environment, humans, news, society, women, world )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - peta.org
What better way to spend your Saturday than shopping the latest designs from dozens of designers and retailers that take fashion to the next level by making you look and feel good while also taking care of animals and the planet?
With Queen's Decree, Alan Turing Is Now Officially Pardoned
Society & Culture  (tags: world, good news, freedoms, ethics, gay rights, Justice, Alan Turing )

Mike
- 30 minutes ago - advocate.com
Finalizing a series of formal procedures, Queen Elizabeth II officially pronounced Alan Mathison Turing pardoned on Tuesday, according to United Press International.
 

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