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STOP THE EVICTION OF MILDRED WILLIS AND HER FAMILY
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, sadness, women )

Teresa
- 16 hours ago - start2.occupyourhomes.org
Mildred Willis and her family were tricked into placing her under public guardianship by an ambulance chasing attorney. Although the Public Guardian is charged with representing those who have been abandoned by their families, this programs has been routi
Change the Lives of Domestic Abuse Victims ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic abuse, donate for free, family, society, Verizon, charity )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Verizon is donating $3 for every inspiring message you send.
Please Sign: ESPN, Reprimand Panelist Who Implied Batteried Women Provoke Their Beatings
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, Stephen A. Smith, ESPN, NFL, Ray Rice, battering, blaming the victim, provocation, domoestic abuse, harsher penalties )

Susan
- 8 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Although ESPN panelist Stephen A. Smith finally made a heartfelt apology over his statement insinuating woman might provoke beatings, it took him a while to get it. It's reflective of a tolerance for domestic abuse in sports that ESPN needs to address
Merciless Israeli Mobs Are Hunting Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: mob violence, israel, settlers, Jerusalem attacks, end the occupation-siege, BDS, USA, congress, racism-zionism, crimes, impunity, Amir Mazin Abu Eisha, Laith Ubeidat, Palestinian human rights, Israeli forces, news, media, police, violence )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
The men -- identified by Ma'an News Agency as twenty-year-old Amir Mazin Abu Eisha and Laith Ubeidat (age not specified) -- were encircled and beaten with empty bottles by a mob of some twenty to thirty Israelis
Abortion Protesters Disrupt Church Service, Demand Worshipers 'Repent' For Being Pro-Choice
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion, protests, religion, anti-choice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - addictinginfo.org
Religious intolerance in action: A group of anti-choice activists forced their way into a New Orleans church service and accused the stunned worshipers of being too accepting of abortion, demanding they repent for their sins.
My Husband Went to Prison Because He Didn't Want to Kill Gaza Farmers
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, Israel, peace, Gaza, Hamas, intifada, civil disobedience, politics, sadness, safety, society )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
...called to sit in a tank on the border with Gaza while other forces were busy razing the Jenin Refugee Camp in the West Bank to the ground. His orders were to shoot at anyone coming too close to the border from Gaza. Most ... farmers tending to their land.
Threat to Lhasa - New Urgent Action!
Society & Culture  (tags: china, tibet, Tibet - Chinese Oppression, Tibetians, intercontinental hotel )

Marjorie
- 18 hours ago - change.org
28 Jul 2014 -- Last year you were one of over 100,000 people who joined me to help defend my home Lhasa; the beautiful and sacred capital of Tibet. The threat to Lhasa has not gone away and I urge you to join me again by helping to stop the opening of a...
Sharks in Cape Cod Town Draw Tourists, Flipping the 'Jaws' Script - NYTimes.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: sharks, great white sharks, Jaws, tourists, swimming, Cape Cod, Ocearch, Chatham, shark-viewing, seals, shark danger, swimming, research )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Researchers from Ocearch, which has tagged great whites off Chatham and offers real-time views of their locations online, talk of moving the conversation about sharks "from fear to fascination." Attitudes have changed, Sharks attract instead of repel!
'Muffin Top' Billboard Inspires Ire -- and Vandalism
Society & Culture  (tags: plastic surgery, body image, shaming, billboards, women )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - yahoo.com
A billboard advertising the services of a plastic surgeon in Michigan has sparked a discussion of body image around the globe after it was given a facelift by vandals over the weekend.
'Lamestream Media' Execs Are Running Palin TV
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Sarah Palin, ethics, family, society, culture, freedoms, women )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thedailybeast.com
The Sarah Palin Channel "went up last night at 9 p.m.," Klein told The Daily Beast on Monday morning. He said that his and Gaspin's brand-new niche digital channel company, TAPP, has installed cameras all throughout the Palin house in Wasilla.
Ancient America: Northwest Coast Woodworking Tools
Society & Culture  (tags: tools, woodworking, archeology, Native Americans, Northwest Coast, Ancient America, cedar tree, woodworking tools, tlingit, british columbia, museum, anthropology )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The Indian nations along the Northwest Coast, and particularly in the northern and central portions of the region, have a highly developed woodworking tradition that includes houses, canoes, bent boxes, totem poles, & household utensils. Aesthetic tools
Woman Sentenced to Prison for Photographing a War Protest
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, activists, americans, ethics, freedoms, media, police, politics, Mary Anne Grady Flores, drones, colonialism, racism, poverty, prison industrial complex )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
...not "civil disobedience," to uphold the U.S. Constitution and international treaties the U.S. signed. That led to Grady Flores and the 16 others being placed under court orders restricting their protest rights.
Why College Rape Victims Don't Go to the Police
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, news, police, society, violence, women )

Nell
- 21 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
At the end of finals, most college kids go party. When Emma Sulkowicz finished her last exam of the school year on Tuesday, she went back to her dorm room and dialed 911. It had been almost two years since Sulkowicz, now a rising senior at Columbia Unive
HOMELAND SECURITY Raids Home To Seize VEHICLE Violating EPA Regs
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, corruption, freedoms, government, society )

Mike
- 8 hours ago - madworldnews.com
The scope of the Department of Homeland Security has apparently expanded far beyond what it was originally intended to do, protect the homeland, as reports have surfaced of six vehicles packed full of armed agents that were sent to seize a car
TFI CELEBRATES 38TH ANNIVERSARY ON 2ND AUG. 2014 AT LUCKNOW
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, news, interesting, goodnews )

Taekwondo
- 2 hours ago - ww.itimes.com
TFI survives 38 Years since 1976. Because we learned to respect the ideas of Instructors & Masters and recognized them. The ability of a successful of TFI is to add functionality to its activities, likes National Referee/Instructor, black Belt Exams etc.
Female Veterans Dream, 108 Years Old
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, culture, society, violence, women )

James
- 14 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
108 year old female Veteran, Lucy Coffey: A true icon for female soldiers
   

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