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FACEBOOK; Stop Discriminating & Harassing! PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT, drag, gay rights, facebook, discriminationabuse, freedoms )

- 3 hours ago -
Why doesn't Zuckerberg start to do something constructive, like remove all the animal abuse videos on facebook instead of harassing Drag Queens?!?!?!
STOP! The Frivolous and Downright Stupid Petitions!! - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, dishonesty, freedoms, philanthropy )

- 1 day ago -
Hello, I'm just trying to get care2's attention regarding the joke petitions in the activist section. These are ads,promotions,meaningless, or just crude, making a mockery of what we stand for. Please sign!
Stand Up For Net Neutrality, SIGN PETITION !
Society & Culture  (tags: PETITION, internet, rights )

- 1 day ago -
We all deserve a voice in the debate over Internet freedom and net neutrality.
GET INVOLVED Every Action Makes a Difference {Find Out a Little Something to Do}
Society & Culture  (tags: food, activists, americans, children, women, men, environment, education, ethics, freedoms, health, humans, safety, warning, philanthropy, usa, world )

- 16 hours ago -
"1. Vote with your wallet When you are shopping look for the Non-GMO Verified seal on the products you buy. To find out if a product is verified you can also use our Product Search to easily search the over 3000 products currently verified..."
SIGN TONIGHT! 9/15/2014. Tell Lawmakers: "Protect Internet Freedom. Defend Net Neutrality."
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, men, women, freedoms, education, environment, ethics, safety, religion, rights )

- 12 hours ago -
SIGN TONIGHT! 9/15/2014. Tell lawmakers: "Protect Internet freedom. Defend net neutrality." SIGN TONIGHT
Please Sign: Tell Catholic School to Reinstate Pregnant Lesbian Teacher
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, sex discrimination, Catholic school fires pregnant lesbian t, ethics, gay rights, women's rights, Marion High School, Detroit, Barbara Webb, same-sex marriage )

- 1 day ago -
Barbara Webb knew that publicly displaying a lifestyle that violated Catholic doctrine was prohibited, so she asked for a leave of absence during her pregnancy. But that wasn't good enough for officials at Marian High School. They asked her to resign.
Turkish Journalist Promotes Anti-Semitic Hate Speech
Society & Culture  (tags: Turkey, Jews, Muslims, Islam, abuse, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, government, media, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, world )

- 22 hours ago -
A journalist working for a Turkish pro-government fringe newspaper denied Israel's right to exist, accused Israel of terrorizing Gaza, and argued that Turkish Jews should pay for the economic loss in Gaza. Prominent Turkish Jewish journalist Rafael Sad
Ten Candidates for the Next NFL Commissioner: A Purely Speculative Guide
Society & Culture  (tags: news, interesting, sports, NFL Commissioner, candidates, Roger Goddell, Americans, women, politics )

- 22 hours ago -
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell is in a fight to keep his job after widespread criticism of the way he handled the Ray Rice scandal. The National Organization for Women, among others, has called for Goodell's resignation.
Walk Free | Prioritise Slavery in the Sustainable Development Goals - Walk Free
Society & Culture  (tags: children, slavery, human trafficking, abuse, freedoms, rights, violence )

- 16 hours ago -
Walk Free is a movement of people everywhere, fighting to end one of the world's greatest evils: Modern slavery.
Children of Gun Instructor Killed By Arizona Girl Wish Her Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: family, Charles Vacca, children, compassion, 9 year old gun tragedy )

- 13 hours ago -
"You're only 9 years old. We think about you. We are worried about you. We pray for you, and we wish you peace. Our dad would have wanted the same thing," said Vacca's 11-year-old son, Christopher.
Peterson's Attorney Responds to New Allegations He Injured Another Son (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: child abuse, Adrian Peterson, NFL, ethics, rights, safety, society, sadness, humans, law, violence, children )

- 4 hours ago -
New accusations against Adrian Peterson come from another mother who has another four-year-old son of Peterson, and also involve Peterson striking his boy as a form of discipline.
An Important Lesson White People Must Learn If They're Serious About Fighting Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, police, safety, society, violence, Ferguson, Missouri, racism, segregation, white privilege )

- 1 day ago -
Racism isn't going to disappear because one white woman chooses to make a conscious effort ... but it's a big step ... another small battle won for everyone who values equity and dignity for all people but recognizes that the struggle is far from over yet.
Symbiartic: Paper Dragons Redefine An Ancient Art
Society & Culture  (tags: world, arts, interesting, humans, culture, Symbairtic, Paper dragons, ancient art, cartoon, paper )

- 17 hours ago -
Paper cutting as an art form is almost as old as paper itself. Traditionally, though, paper cuts are 2-dimensional, almost cartoonish depictions of scenes because of the nature of the process: either the paper is there, or it is cut away, leaving the. . .
We Are Playing God With a Declassified Future [Excerpt]
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, safety, religion, politics, news, humans, ethics, culture, environment, freedoms, education, god, future, nanotechnology, biology, Information Technology, additive manufacturing, AI, new materials, Robotics, natural selection )

- 17 hours ago -
The convergence of nanotechnology, biology, information technology, additive manufacturing, AI, new materials and robotics means we no longer have to wait for natural selection to change our lives
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Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, government, slavery, Human Trafficking )

- 16 hours ago -
Walk Free is a movement of people everywhere, fighting to end one of the world's greatest evils: Modern slavery.
Black Actress 'Mistaken For Prostitute' And Arrested
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, celebrity, police, violence, women )

- 10 hours ago -
US actress Daniele Watts says she is angry and frustrated after she was arrested by police because they saw her kissing her husband in public, and apparently mistook her for a prostitute.
Who Killed the Electric Car (Full Video Online) Written By Ken Green Burridge on 02 April 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: education, freedoms, environment, culture, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, children, women, men, transportation )

- 6 hours ago -
"Who Killed the Electric Car? Is out on DVD and is distributed by Sony Entertainment and is currently available via: Amazon. The follow-up film "Revenge of the Electric Car" is also available on Netflix instant view"! INFORMATION ONLY, not an ad.
Memorable 'Star-Spangled Banner' Moments
Society & Culture  (tags: Star Spangled Banner, national anthem, 200th anniversary, Francis Scott Key, song, music, lyrics, sports )

- 1 day ago -
Sept. 14 is the 200th anniversary of the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by Francis Scott Key. An Anthem of Peace is my dream...
30% of Kids With Disabilities in Russia Live in State Orphanages, Many Face Violence & Neglect
Society & Culture  (tags: world, children, society, safety, neglect, disabilities, russia, state, orphanages, violence, abuse, culture, environment )

- 1 day ago -
(Moscow) - Nearly 30 percent of all children with disabilities in Russia live in state orphanages where they may face violence and neglect. Russia should stop abuse of children with disabilities in state care, and make it a priority to provide support. .
Memorial to Forgotten Free Thinkers and the Lessons of Unlearned History
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, history, war, government )

- 15 hours ago -
Few Americans have heard of George Frisbie Hoar. This is the story of a man who, after seeing most of his country's history first-hand, had the courage to denounce its imperial aspirations.
The Odyssey Electric Trike - A Moonshot Project Tom Spendlove Posted on March 18, 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, men, women, children, freedoms, GoodNews, education, interesting, transportation, travel, usa, world )

- 12 hours ago -
"Dustin Herte and Ryan Bass...Odyssey Mk 5 runs at a top speed of 50 miles per hour,..a range of 50 miles or 80 miles if the operator pedals while riding....Lithium iron phosphate is projected to run for 2,000 cycles, the equivalent of 100,000 miles."
Homemade Quad Bike Quad Cycle   video
Society & Culture  (tags: family, child, americans, culture, education, freedoms, transportation, travel, fashion )

- 10 hours ago -
Child riding the Quad -cycle, like a bicycle, that her dad made. Good going! To other people, schools, family's, clubs, groups, -- may there be any more!
Save Binchester Roman Fort - Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: Save, binchester roman fort, Britain, New Zealand, history, ancient )

- 44 minutes ago -
Binchester Roman Fort, and the land surrounding it, has been put up for sale by the Church Commissioners. A scheduled ancient monument, and one of the most significant Roman sites in Britain.
Natural Disasters Can Devastate Economies: The 2011 Floods in Thailand Cost 13% of GDP
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, safety, humans, natural disaster, thailand, ecomomy, Developing Countries, social )

- 1 day ago -
Natural disasters have caused nearly $4 trillion in damage over the past 30 years. In smaller developing countries, such disasters can wash away decades of development gains and impede social and economic progress for years to come.
Calif. Earthquake Shakes Loose Water, Parched Creeks Flowing Again
Society & Culture  (tags: earthquake, goodnews, GoodNews )

- 12 hours ago -
Good can come out of a disaster.
How the Super Rich Got Richer: 10 Shocking Facts About Inequality
Society & Culture  (tags: inequality, UK )

- 5 hours ago -
The gap between the super rich and the rest of us is spiralling out of control, with Britain's 1% grabbing more than their counterparts anywhere else in Europe

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