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Kindergartner Empties Piggy Bank to Pay for Classmates' Milk
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, altruism, children, kids, school, poverty )

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Two weeks ago, a 5-year-old girl named Sunshine Oelfke of Ishpeming, Michigan, emptied out her piggy bank onto the living room floor and immediately started "counting."
I Went Undercover at a Boot Camp for Young Conservatives - Here's What I Learned
Society & Culture  (tags: right-wingers, anti-choice, religion, Koch Brothers, Republicans )

- 1 day ago -
The Leadership Institute teaches young people how to mobilize for conservative candidates.
Petition: Excommunicate All Hate Group Members
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, world, violence, crime )

- 1 day ago -
Bigotry contradicts all of Jesus' teachings.
Petition: Ban Capital Punishment for Minors
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, crime, death, murder, law, ethics, violence )

- 1 day ago -
Why not ban capital punishment in general while you're at it?
Thom Hartmann: The America I Knew Has Almost Disappeared
Society & Culture  (tags: freedom, democracy, oligarchy, capitalism, greed, fascism, plutocracy )

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What's left of our democratic institutions are under siege.
Only Nonviolent Resistance Will Work - Chris Hedges
Society & Culture  (tags: DAPL, demonstrations, nonviolent action, resistance )

- 1 day ago -
The encampments by Native Americans at Standing Rock, N.D., from April 2016 to February 2017 to block construction of the Dakota Access pipeline provided the template for future resistance movements.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Josh Hawley to Stand Up for MO!
Society & Culture  (tags: missouri, healthcare, Josh Hawley, working families )

- 10 hours ago -
So far, 19 other states are suing to protect consumers. Add your name to demand that Josh Hawley join the lawsuit and stop attacks on MissouriâEUR(TM)s working families by undercutting their healthcare.
Little Girl Gives Perfect Answer to Outdated Homework Question
Society & Culture  (tags: kids, children, schools, education, social progress )

- 1 day ago -
Ask a stupid question and you might get a brilliant answer. When Yasmin, a girl in Birmingham, U.K., showed her dad, Robert Sutcliffe, the alternative response she wrote in on a class assignment, he proudly took to Twitter to show it off.
TAKE ACTION: Tell the University of Baltimore to Say No to Betsy Devos!
Society & Culture  (tags: University of Baltimore, society, student body, betsy devos )

- 5 hours ago -
Please Join the student body of the University of Baltimore, and sign the petition to President Schmoke telling him to listen to students and rescind Secretary DevosâEUR(TM)s invitation to speak at the University of Baltimore Fall 2018 commencement.
What We Love, What We Eat: The Difference Between Pets and Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: pets, animals, AnimalWelfare, humans, ethics, family, society, world )

- 19 hours ago -
Our attitudes towards animal species are fraught with inconsistencies âEUR" some we offer up love and empathy, others disdain and indifference. World Animal Day just came and went, leaving in its wake the continuing paradox: Puppies in our houses
In Real Life #BeStrong   video
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, psychological, bullying, trolling, cyber-bullying, reject, #clickwithcompassion, #BeStrong )

- 1 day ago -
We've all seen examples of trolling; we've seen cyber-bullying (even if we've been lucky enough not to have been a target). We've heard of tragic response by victims, some of whom chose the only escape they could think of. How about refusing it?
Holistic Doctor Who Spoke Out Against Big Pharma Killed By Police (Body Cams Were Turned Off)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, crime, ethics, police, media, law, sadness, safety, holistic doctor, Big Pharma, body cams, assassination )

- 17 hours ago -
The Australian doctor had called 911 to report a potential sexual assault. After they arrived, however, she was shot and killed. Audio has finally been released by the police station. After calling 911 to report a potential sexual assault, well-known..
Experimenting On Embryonic Humans Is Evil And Must Be Opposed
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, law, politics, rights, society, humans, eugenics, technocrats, embryos, scientists, DNA, man playing God )

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The slippery slope of eugenics-by-Technocrat has been further lubricated with genetic experimentation on embryos as old as seven days. Technocrats assign no value to human life, so experimenting with embryos is just another petri dish in the lab...
Disability in Demand: People With Autism Offer Employers a Broader Talent Pool
Society & Culture  (tags: disability, autism, employers, talent pool, ethics, interesting, society, rights, world )

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"I'm not like, that different," the 30-year-old says in a halting voice, "but I do have that ability to see those details and things and have a much tighter focus on things."

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