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Strange British Place Names
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, GoodNews, interesting, internet, society, news )

Monika
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
You can't blame the residents of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysilio gogogoch in Wales for preferring to call their village Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, or Llanfairpwll.
Clemency for Josephine Ledesma Serving Life Without Parole
Society & Culture  (tags: war on drugs, injustice, prisons, sentencing, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - change.org
Josephine Ledesma is a first time nonviolent drug offender who has already served 24 years of a life sentence for conspiracy to transport drugs.
Support the WATER Act!
Society & Culture  (tags: infrastructure, resources, water, petitions )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - secure.foodandwaterwatch.org
Clean drinking water is a human right, and in the United States, people should not have to worry about whether their water is safe to drink. But our pipes are getting old - some are as old as Ford's first Model T car. And too many are still made of lead.
Stop the Missouri 'Stand Your Ground' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, law, police, rights, safety, violence, Black lives matter )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - act.colorofchange.org
" Now conservatives and the gun lobby are again pushing âEUR~Stand Your GroundâEUR(TM) legislation in even more states - providing cover for race-based violence and trigger-happy vigilantes like Zimmerman." Peace.
What's the Longest Word in Your Language ???   video
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, interesting, news, internet, goodnews, humans )

Monika
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Some human languages are quite amazing when it comes to saying a lot with one word, which can insanely long. Here's a fun and amusing look at some of the longest words in the world, each from a different language!
Memorial Day - Monday 30 May 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, humans, interesting, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - publicholidays.us
Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was initiated to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate armies who died during the American Civil War....
Charged With Racism, Harvard School Retires Its Shield -- Observer -- News Archives Usa
Society & Culture  (tags: Harvard Law School, racism, hate crime, plantation owner, symbolism )

BMutiny
- 12 hours ago - newsy-today.com
It is broadly considered a memorial to Isaac Royall, Jr., a slave owner who owned a sugar plantation in Massachusetts within the latter part of the 18th century. Several law students, known as their movement Royall Must Fall, protested the shield
Village Where Children Climb Cliffside Ladder May Get Stairs
Society & Culture  (tags: chinese )

Angie
- 1 day ago - msn.com
A village in China's mountainous west where schoolchildren must climb an 800-meter (2,625-foot)-high bamboo ladder secured to a sheer cliff face may get a set of steel stairs to improve safety.
A War Hero Who Was a Stranger in His Own Land
Society & Culture  (tags: society, americans, military, barrier, Korean War, history )

Dave
- 19 hours ago - cnn.com
A touching story about Jesse Brown, an African American pilot who broke the color barrier for US Navy pilots and sadly died in the Korean War at age 24....and his relationships with 2 white men who helped him succeed ....
The Religious Right's Policing of Sex Robs Pleasure From the Underprivileged
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, sex, control )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - alternet.org
Religious conservatives want an exclusive right to dole out the privilege of sexual pleasure and intimacy on their own terms - and leave a lot of people out.
Christian Peddling Creepy 'Discipline' Sticks Wants to Keep His Business a Secret
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, fundamentalism, children, punishment, discipline, cruelty )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - rawstory.com
A reclusive man describing himself as a fundamentalist Christian is attempting to resume sales of a "virtually indestructible" stick he sold as a disciplinary tool -without drawing attention to himself.
Blatant Retaliation Against Prisoners Trying to Reform Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, incarceration, inmates, injustice, brutality, solitary confinement, protests )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
In an apparent retaliation against their activism and an attempt to disrupt further communications, Massachusetts officials come down hard.
Why Do Russians Never Smile?
Society & Culture  (tags: smiling, cultural differences, study )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theatlantic.com
Here's something that has always puzzled me, growing up in the U.S. as a child of Russian parents. This is an interesting study.
Anti-Choice Activists Using Location Services to Send Targeted Ads to Women in Abortion Clinics
Society & Culture  (tags: women, reproductive rights, abortion, Planned Parenthood, anti-choice, propaganda, harassment )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A new effort by anti-choice activists to target women seeking abortions just reached a brand-new level of creepy, according to an investigation by the reproductive health news site Rewire.
The Gig Economy Is Ripping Out Floor Below Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: gig econonmy, Uber, Lyft, middle class, disaster )

Roseann
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
In what's called the gig economy, companies like Uber hire people to use their own cars as taxis; property owners use firms like AirBnB to rent homes and rooms; and the well-off use firms like Instacart for on-demand shopping. While this may seem to offer
Cancer Angst: Stop It Already, Cancer | Cure Today
Society & Culture  (tags: cancer, cancer survivor, cancer patient, cancer treatment, cancer survivorship, cancer coping )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - curetoday.com
Is anyone else fed up with Cancer too? Thanks for reading my article!
Should the Media Be Written Up for Poor Job Performance?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, dishonesty, media, usa, society, police )

Angelus
- 22 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
If you have ever approached the media about a story you soon realize how hard it is to get a reporter to do a story ..unless you are SOMEONE
And So It Goes
Society & Culture  (tags: natachia barlow ramsey, vagina, interesting, bizarre, sex, depression, dating, players, suicide, postpartum psychosis, women, mood disorderssociety, ethics, humans )

Natachia
- 16 hours ago - survivingppp.com
I can separate sex from my feelings but once those two get all mashed together. I'm done for. It just builds. More feelings, more sex and so on. It's like my heart moves into my vagina and makes a home.
This Climb Up a Cliff Is the WorldâEUR(TM)s Scariest School Run
Society & Culture  (tags: china, children, education, culture, environment, ethics, government, news, sadness, society, travel, transportation, world, rights, safety )

Frank
- 15 hours ago - metro.co.uk
These Chinese children have the worldâEUR(TM)s scariest journey home from school âEUR" an 800m climb up the side of a cliff.
Phil Hartman's Wife Kills Him and Herself in 1998
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, celebrity, children, death, family, fashion, murder, news, obituary, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, usa )

Frank
- 16 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Emmy-award winning "Saturday Night Live" star Phil Hartman was shot dead yesterday in his California mansion by his wife, who then killed herself as cops carried their pajama-clad children from the house, police said.
8 Infamous Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be True
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Walter L
- 40 minutes ago - collective-evolution.com
Conspiracy Theory: Its a term used by many to brush off something that clashes with what they believe in, or have believed in for a long period of time. Taking in new information that runs counter to a current belief system is not easy and can cause the
25 Rules of Disinformation, Propaganda, PSYOPS, Debunking Techniques
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Walter L
- 33 minutes ago - activistpost.com
Can You Identify Which of these Propaganda Rules are Still in Use by Our Leaders Today?
Modern Psychology Doing Its Part to Mass Produce Obedient Sheeple
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Walter L
- 27 minutes ago - wakingtimes.com
Has modern psychology has become the science of disempowerment?
Eugenics Originated in California, Not Nazi Germany (Video)
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Walter L
- 19 minutes ago - eraofwisdom.org
This video elaborates on the history of Eugenics, population control, forced sterilization, and the Carnegie/Rockefeller/Harriman funds that unleashed the elite philosophy on the world. Yale, Princeton, Carnegie and other prestigious academic institutions
   

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