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US Sees 21% Increase in Anti-Semitic Incidents for 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: United States, anti-Semitism )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - jpost.com
According to the report released Monday, there were 912 anti-Semitic incidents for 2014, while 751 incidents were reported in 2013.

Society & Culture  (tags: healthconditions, humans, nature, protection, stae-owned, environment, americans, congress, constitution, ethics, freedoms, government, housing, media, abuse, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humans, interestin )

Wendy
- 8 hours ago - go.allout.org
Last week, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law a bill that allows companies to deny service to gay, lesbian, and bi people under the guise of âEURoereligious freedom". That means doctors, teachers and lawyers could refuse to serve someone "Gay"
Welcome to Indiana ~ NO Gays Allowed ~
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, gayrights, politics )

Linda
- 13 hours ago - go.allout.org
Last week, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law a bill that allows companies to deny service to gay, lesbian, and bi people under the guise of âEURoereligious freedom". That means doctors, teachers and lawyers could refuse to serve someone...
Thai Man Jailed for 25 Years Over Royal Insult Posts on Facebook
Society & Culture  (tags: thai, monarchy, facebook )

Angie
- 10 hours ago - msn.com
A Thai military court on Tuesday jailed a man for 25 years for posting pictures on his Facebook page deemed insulting to Thailand's monarchy.
Israeli Government Spreads Racist Caricature of Arabs on Facebook, Twitter
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, racism, Israeli government, society, culture, ethics, sadness, politics, government, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, rights, safety, religion, abuse, media, internet )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's supposed apology for his incitement against Palestinian citizens of Israel during Israel's recent election campaign, his government continues to spread anti-Arab hatred.
I Got My Tubes Tied At 28 Because I Don't Want Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, family )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
Some women have no maternal instinct, and some of them shouldn't be mothers. Get over it!
NYC Mayor Offers Cash Reward To Landlords For Hosting Homeless Families
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, philanthropy )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
More cities should do something like this.
New Bill Would Have Teachers Diagnose Psychological Issues in Children and Report Them to Police
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, education, children, rights )

Earths
- 1 day ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Now with H.B. 985, Villalba intends to give school officials the authority to force psychological screenings of students that teachers and staff diagnose as having mental health issues.
Former Israeli Premier Ehud Olmert Found Guilty in Corruption Case
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli media, world, Ehud Olmert, AIPAC, bribery-fraud allegations, corruption abuse, media, law, news, usa, activists, americans, internet, politics, crime, dishonesty, education, government )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeasteye.net
A Jerusalem court found former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert guilty of corruption on Monday over allegations that he received envelopes of cash from a US businessman, Israeli media reported.
Everyone Is Trying Not to Call the Germanwings Pilot a Terrorist
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, murder, sadness, world, travel, media )

Olga
- 10 hours ago - mic.com
White killers get the benefit of humanization. We explain their existence through their broken dreams, their struggles and their afflictions.
Selfie Taken Outside Site of East Village Explosion Sparks Outrage
Society & Culture  (tags: Selfie, east village, explosion, culture, humans, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
There's a time and place to take selfies âEUR" concerts, sporting events, red carpets, space. The still-smoldering site of a deadly building explosion is not one of them.
Combating Children Slavery
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, law, government, ethics, world )

Olga
- 1 day ago - in.reuters.com
Lawmakers from 9 nations unite to combat children slavery and abuse
This Woman Says She Had A Miscarriage. Now She Could Face 70 Years In Prison.
Society & Culture  (tags: women, treatment, risks, safety, protection, health, abuse, ethics, violence, rights, religion, crime, dishonesty, police, murder, death )

Wilde
- 23 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Depending on the outcome of a hearing scheduled for Monday, a 33-year-old Indiana woman could face up to 70 years in prison for what she says was a miscarriage. Reproductive rights advocates say her case is a disturbing example of overly broad laws that e

Society & Culture  (tags: abuse )

Jeaneen
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
Help Woman get Justice
San Quentin State Prison, the Largest Death Row Facility in the U.S. Has Run Out of Room
Society & Culture  (tags: death row, america, ethics, law, crime )

Angie
- 9 hours ago - msn.com
California has not seen an execution for nearly a decade and, with an anticipated 20 new arrivals per year, the largest execution system in the U.S. has run out of room.
Trevor Noah: From Soweto to The Daily Show ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, comedy, humor, South Africa, media, 'The Daily Show' Trevor Noah, society, culture, interesting, politics, freedoms, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - theguardian.com
The first time I saw Trevor Noah he was playing a tiny room at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It was 2012 and it was clear that this charismatic comedian was going to be a star.
Forget the Duchess of Cambridge's Pregnancy Wardrobe ~ the Woman Is a Superhero
Society & Culture  (tags: humor, satire, Americans, women, society, culture, health, pregnancy, Kate Middleton, ethics, children, humans, interesting, freedoms, rights, world, family )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - theguardian.com
The older I get and the more I know about pregnancy, the more amazed I am by attitudes towards it from certain sectors of the media. Why are the media obsessed with how Kate is dressing during her difficult pregnancy?
Woody Allen's Disgrace Is Not the Only One: 9 Other Beloved Artists Accused of Doing Terrible Things | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, arts, scandal )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
It sure is shocking to see the dark side of the celebrities we idolize.
The Man Who Spit In BuddhaâEUR(TM)s Face. - BBN News
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - bbncommunity.com
I'll bey Jesus and Socrates would have reacted the same way.
Homelessness Isn't a Crime, But When You're Homeless, You're Breaking the Law
Society & Culture  (tags: lies, homeless, poor, poverty, crime, victims )

Sonya
- 22 hours ago - theepochtimes.com
Blame the victims, punish the victims, does not work. Telling the truth or doing a good deed is also a crime. For example, New Zealand government says it harms its image.
Iranian VP Works for Change From Within
Society & Culture  (tags: world, women, Shahindokht Molaverdi, Iran, government, society, culture, family, ethics, rights, interesting, news, politics )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - al-monitor.com
In an interview with Al-Monitor, Shahindokht Molaverdi, vice president for Women and Family Affairs, talks about her role advocating for women's rights and the importance of working from within the administration for change.
Univ. of Southampton Cancels Conference After Government, Israel Lobby Pressure
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Israel, Israel Lobby, ethics, University of Southampton, freedoms, dishonesty, society, culture, interesting, news, abuse, law, politics, education, crime, government, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The organizers of a planned conference on Israel say they are considering emergency legal action against the UK's University of Southampton after administrators withdrew permission for the event.
Down Syndrome   video
Society & Culture  (tags: children, society, rights, health, humans )

Olga
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Touching and overwhelming story on how this little girl loves her adopted brother
Man Who Allegedly Laughed at ColleagueâEUR(TM)s Rape Testimonial Needs to Apologize and Be Reprimanded
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, women, rape, abuse, politicians, politicians )

K
- 17 hours ago - sicknewz.com
Ohio state Representative Teresa Fedor was getting into the discussion of abortion, right after telling everyone in the room about her deeply personal and horrific story of being raped while serving in the military,

Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, law, religion, society, women )

Dale
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
The state of Indiana passed a law that seems to allow busineses to discrimininate based on a person's sexuality. Freedom of religion is great as long it does not infringe on the rights of others. Otherwise, we have religious hysteria =negative
Fair and Imbalanced
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, media, ethics, culture, abuse )

Jim
- 6 hours ago - dissidentvoice.org
Fair and balanced polarization
Journalists Still a Target in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, journalists, war crimes, ethics, abuse, violence, safety, sadness, society, culture, freedoms, humans, media, law, news, rights, politics, interesting, death, crime )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - al-monitor.com
Wars and attacks often take the lives of Gazan journalists doing their job in the field. Israeli forces killed 15 journalists during the war on the Gaza Strip in July-August 2014. Some journalists died on the job, while others died in or near their homes.
 

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