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"Carmencita" Amaya Y Amaya   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Women, Flamenco, Art, Dance, Music )

Eleonora
- 20 hours 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
- 12 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.......
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
- 1 hour 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
Save Our Post Office Tucson, Arizona *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, ethics, government, law, politics, society, usa )

Frans
- 12 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 ...
Down With Sustainable Development! Long Live Convivial Degrowth!
Society & Culture  (tags: degrowth, development, sustainable development, Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era, society )

Judy
- 1 day ago - ipsnews.net
From the vantage point of economic realism, development is inextricably connected to economic growth. However, degrowthers carry the deeply-held belief that economic growth simply does not deliver what it promises: increased human welfare.
New Report: Child Homelessness on the Rise in U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, homeless, poverty )

Tomoko
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing a
Texas Diners Call Their Waiter "F*****", Restaurant Apologizes...to Diners
Society & Culture  (tags: homophobia, gayrights, rights, Texas )

Roberta
- 1 day ago - bluenationreview.com
After reading a message using the word "f*****" on the receipt, a young gay waiter complained to his manager. The response...the manager of Kelley's Country Cookin', in Houston apologized to the diners!
Reza Aslan: Why Dawkins, Harris and the 'New Atheists' Aren't Really Atheists At All
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, religious tolerance, atheism, anti-theism, agnostic, fundamentalism )

Linda
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Religious scholar Reza Aslan believes that these anti-theists employ a way of thinking that ironically is similar to religious fundamentalism. Atheism and Anti-theism are very different and the distinction should be understood.
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
- 21 hours 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
- 12 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...
You Are Blessed Mantra   video
Society & Culture  (tags: love, light, kindness, peace )

Yusuf
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
You are blessed with pure love and light, you are blessed with pure source energy.
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
- 18 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
- 23 hours 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
- 22 hours 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
- 17 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
'Shoot the Gays' Game Released on Google App Store
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 2 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
same old, same old
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
- 22 hours 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.
- 8 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'
 

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