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Fascism Is Coming Alive Again
Society & Culture  (tags: World, War & Peace, War on Terror, Fascism )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
If you think promotion of "terrorism" hysteria in order to curtail democratic freedoms is something new, have a look at Germany, 1933.
Council Chiefs Who Ignore Child Abuse Will Be Jailed
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, ignoring abuse, jail, social workers, police, councillors )

Beatrice
- 14 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Council chiefs, social workers and teachers who fail to act upon suspicions of child abuse face five years in prison to help "eradicate the culture of denial", David Cameron will announce.
Battle To Save The World's Most Hunted Animal
Society & Culture  (tags: China, Vietnam, pangolins, illegal trade, Prince William, extinction )

Rosie
- 15 hours ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
The most hunted animal in the world is a creature so sought after by Chinese and Vietnamese consumers, that as Prince William recently remarked, it could be extinct before people have even heard of it. It is one of the gentlest and shiest animals on earth
The Environmentally Friendly Potato Environmentalists Can't Love
Society & Culture  (tags: Potatoes, Innate, Science, Risk, Reason, Reality, Environment, Health, Reduced Acrylamide, Reduced Food Waste )

Brian
- 1 day ago - bigthink.com
It is fascinating to observe the dance some people do to maintain views that fly in the face of the facts, like those who deny the findings of every major scientific body in the world...
Violence Caused By Far-Right Extremists Has Surpassed That Caused By Domestic Jihadists, Study Says
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Americans, U.S., corruption, crime, society, ethics, culture, interesting, news, safety, sadness, politics, government, world )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - news.vice.com
Since the September 11 attacks, the notion of terrorism has looked somewhat one-dimensional in United States public discourse, with the majority of Americans coming to think of political violence as the acts of organized, foreign groups from Al Qaeda ...
Fear Dominates Politics, Media and Human Existence in AmericaâEUR"And ItâEUR(TM)s Getting Worse
Society & Culture  (tags: fear, media, terror, politics )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
People cannot think clearly when they are afraid. As numerous studies have shown, fear is the enemy of reason. It distorts emotions and perceptions, and often leads to poor decisions.
10 Things America Must Do to Stop Ruining the World
Society & Culture  (tags: patriotism, nationalism, terror, torture, war, invasions, foreign policy )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Dear American Patriot, I wish I knew your name. IâEUR(TM)ve been thinking about you, about all of us actually and our country, and meaning to write for a while to explain myself. Let me start this way: you should feel free to call me an American nationalist.
One in Five of Gaza's Herders Ceases Farming Amid Israel's Attacks, Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, destruction, herders, Human Rights, animals, ethics, society, culture, family, freedoms, humans, rights, sadness, abuse, violence, death, crime )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Muhammad Abu Safiyya lost everything during IsraelâEUR(TM)s 51-day attack on Gaza during the summer of 2014. Most of the thirty-six homes in his village, also called Abu Safiyya, were completely destroyed after Israeli forces invaded.
VIDEOS: Meet A Muslim Family Campaign Aims To 'Bridge The Gap Of Fear Into Love'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, good news, Canada, Muslims, non-Muslims, 'Bridge the Gap', society, culture, family, humans, news, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - themuslimtimes.org
For two weeks, Muslim families are being encouraged to invite non-Muslim neighbors into their homes for a meal and conversation to "bridge the gaps and remove misconceptions regarding Islam and Muslims".
Video Shows Execution-Style Murder of Homeless Man By Los Angeles Police
Society & Culture  (tags: police, corruption, death, humans, murder, society, usa, violence )

Lone
- 1 day ago - globalresearch.ca
On Sunday March 1, a group of Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers shot and killed a homeless man in broad daylight as he was pinned to the ground, according to bystander video posted on Facebook.
The Poor Kids of Silicon Valley
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, wealth, Silicon Valley, inequality, children )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - cnn.com
Silicon Valley is one of the wealthiest places in the country. Apple grew out of a garage here. So did Google. But these days, garages are being used for a much different purpose.
A Mom Was Heartbroken When No One Came To Her Son With AutismâEUR(TM)s Birthday Party âEUR" But Then Something Awesome Happened! Read M
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, ethics, family, sadness, society, autism, heartwarming )

Betty
- 1 day ago - blog.theautismsite.com
A very heartwarming story , yet sad. A little boy who was pushed aside by his classmates on his birthday and he had the best birthday ever. He stil had a very happy birthday and a very happy mom. A must read.
Students Devise Way To Feed Homeless Meals, Cut Food Waste All At Once
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, children, education, philanthropy, environment, food )

Glenn
- 18 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Feed the homeless and cut down on litter at the same time.
What I Learned From Breaking the Law
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, freedoms, law, rights, ethics )

Joanne
- 2 hours ago - thenation.com
I (John Raines) have been asked to develop a set of reflections on the moral lessons I learned from breaking the law. Here is part of that story.... Here are five lessons I learned.
Segregation in Full Swing, Welcome to the 'Poor Door'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - bluenationreview.com
Segregation isn't dead. It just goes by class instead of race.
How to Support the Black Lives Matter Movement in DC | Washington Peace Center
Society & Culture  (tags: Black lives matter, Washington Peace Center, Activism, Racism )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - washingtonpeacecenter.net
A list of resources and opportunities to get involved to support their work.
HereâEUR(TM)s What Happened When Bogota Decided to Let Graffiti Artists Do Their Thing
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, government, bogota. street artists, society )

Annamaria
- 11 hours ago - fusion.net
Major cities in the world frown on graffiti. Authorities penalize taggers with jail time or hefty fines. ColombiaâEUR(TM)s capital city is taking a different approachâEUR"the results have been colorful, the worldâEUR(TM)s trendiest showcases of modern street art.
Why Americans Don't Care About Prison Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, corruption, government, law, rights, safety, violence, prison, corrections )

Joanne
- 2 hours ago - thenation.com
That prisons routinely house thousands upon thousands of instances of sexual exploitation and rape is at the very least tolerated, and at most subtly appreciated as part of their punitive purpose.
Domestic Violence & Pets
Society & Culture  (tags: There is help for both human and non-hum, Red Rover, used in shelters in the US, Canada, Australia, activists, abuse, education, safety, sadness, violence, murder )

Kelly
- 44 minutes ago - playfulkitty.net
Photo Credit: Esra Erben Talking about domestic violence isnâEUR(TM)t easy, but it is a discussion that needs to be had. Many victims suffer in silence. Why is this coming up on a site about cats? The victims of domestic violence are not always human.
   

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