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Demand Justice for Claudia Medina Tamariz
Society & Culture  (tags: child, crime, abuse, violence, rights, corruption, dishonesty, sadness )

- 1 day ago -
Claudia was falsely accused of being a gang member and tortured through the night. She was wrapped in plastic to disguise the marks from the beating. The next day she was tied to a chair and left outside for hours in the brutal mid-day sun.
Allow Asylum Seekers Refuge From Violence - Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: Allow, asylum seekers, refuge, violence, Sri Lanka, Australia, boat people )

- 1 day ago -
The Australian government recently turned away a boat full of refugees, sending them back to their country of origin to face the lingering dangers of violence from a past civil war. For almost a year the country has been turning away refugees.
Pope Francis Reassures the Faithful: Only 2 Percent of Catholic Clergy Are Pedophiles
Society & Culture  (tags: Pope Francis, Roman Catholic Church, Catholic Church, paedophiles, priestly celibacy, married priests, Catholic clergy, pedophilia, child rape, child abuse, expose', pedophilia cover-up )

- 12 hours ago -
"That two percent includes priests and even bishops and cardinals," he said. Interview with a 90-year-old Atheist Editor of an Italian paper.
Stop Criminalisation of Homosexualality - Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: morocco, human rights, homosexuality, criminalisation )

- 1 day ago -
As reformations in LGBT rights and issues continue to permeate the sociopolitical landscape of many nations, with much success, there are still countless countries responsible for upholding and executing draconian laws against LGBT people, their partners
Thank UN for Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages
Society & Culture  (tags: Same-sex Marriage, UN, United Nations, Ban-Ki Moon, LGBT, Gay Rights, Human Rights, Marriage Equality, LGBT Rights, employment benefits )

- 8 hours ago -
The United Nations made a major push for LGBT rights recently by expanding the number of same-sex marriages that it will recognize for the purpose of marriage benefits. From couples married in their home countries if it's legal there - to married ANYwhere
L'Oreal Severs Ties With Viral World Cup Model After Crass Hunting Photo Emerges
Society & Culture  (tags: L'Oreal, world cup model, hunting photoculture, environment, fashion, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
L'Oreal has ended its contract with 17-year-old World Cup fan Axelle Despiegelaere, who landed a modeling deal with the world's biggest beauty company after photos of the attractive teen cheering Belgium went viral.
Ansel Adams in Color
Society & Culture  (tags: Ansel Adams, smithsonian mag, masterful photographer, philanthropist, entrepenuenuer, black and white photos, color images, medium )

- 12 hours ago -
As a new book shows, not everything in the photographer's philosophy was black and white. Annsel Adams never made up his mind about color photography. Long before his death in 1984 at age 82, he foresaw that this "beguiling medium'' might one day.....
Petition | Pay for Our Daughter's Seizure Medicine | Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: medical care, bills, inssurance, kepra, generic, abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, govern )

- 1 day ago -
She needs name brand medicine called Kepra that my insurance won't cover because they say she needs to try a round of different generics. She has tried generic and it didn't work. She continued to have seizures which hospitilized her at times....
Shocking: Eden Foods Vs. Birth Control | CREDO Mobilize
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

- 1 day ago -
I won't buy Eden products until you stop playing politics with women's health and drop your attacks on birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.!! Please sign amd boycott!!!! It is about us, Ladies!!!!
L'Oreal Severs Ties With Axelle Despiegelaere.Official Story.
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, L'Oreal Company, World Cup, Modeling Contract, Severing Ties With Huntress, society )

- 9 hours ago -
After seeing Axelle at the FIFA World Cup, L'Oreal offered her a modeling contract. After learning of her love of hunting endangered animal's the company allowed her the one time deal regarding fan's at the World Cup. Then cut ties, no modeling contract.
Gaza's Ark Deliberately Targeted By Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza Strip, Israel, palestinians, killing, war, peace, peacemaker )

- 4 hours ago -
It is with sorrow and outrage that we announce that Gaza's Ark was totally destroyed by a direct hit from the Israeli Occupation Forces at 2:00 AM local time on Friday, July 11th. It caught fire as result of the hit and was damaged beyond repair. In the
Outrage: Tennessee Arrests Its First Woman Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
Society & Culture  (tags: war on drugs, women, pregnancy, Tennessee )

- 1 day ago -
Two days after she gave birth to a healthy baby, 26-year-old Mallory Loyola of Tennessee was arrested. She was the first person to be charged under a law that went into place last week, which criminalizes women for narcotic drug use while pregnant.
Amazing Egyptian Artifacts of the Cairo Museum
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, arts, abuse, interesting, artifacts )

- 17 hours ago -
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display,
Halifax Man Loses Bag With $13K, Every Dollar Returned
Society & Culture  (tags: Halifax, found money, culture, ethics, humans, police, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
A Spryfield man has been reunited with his $13,000 in cash after a Good Samaritan found the money and turned it over to police on Thursday.
How Non-Believers Can Counter That Annoying Religious Dogma That Life Without God Is Meaningless
Society & Culture  (tags: atheism, religion, nonbelievers )

- 1 day ago -
If you listen to politicians, "faith" seems to be a nebulous goodness, a state of mind that leads citizens to behave in certain convenient ways.
GOOD SUMMER MUSIC: Jason Mraz: My Music Says "Everything Will Be OK"
Society & Culture  (tags: summermusic, Jason Mraz, good music )

- 13 hours ago -
You almost can't listen to a song by Jason Mraz without thinking of lazy summer days at the beach. Possibly because that's where he spends a lot of HIS free time.
Ciril Jazbec's Cinema on Ice
Society & Culture  (tags: Greenland, arts, children, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, humans, movies, society, world )

- 12 hours ago -
While in Uummannaq, (which is surprisingly the eleventh-largest town in Greenland, even with a population of about 1,200 people) Jazbec came across Children's Home Uummannaq.
Why Are Singapore Authorities Afraid of Same-Sex Penguins?
Society & Culture  (tags: children, rights, society )

- 1 day ago -
So, what has Singapore got against gay penguins? Why has this tiny Asian city-state decided to collect and destroy all copies of a children's book? (Be sure to vote up, if you liked! Thanks)
A Ridiculous Number of Kids Are Attending Unproductive Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, kids, learning )

- 1 day ago -
A new report released this week has determined that as many as 1 million students in districts across the country are attending unproductive schools--a nationwide problem that affects affluent districts as well as poor ones.
Lana Del Rey: Why a Death-Obsessed Pop Siren Is Perfect for Late-Stage Capitalist America
Society & Culture  (tags: pop music, arts, Lana Del Rey )

- 1 day ago -
Del Rey is pushing the envelope, and here's the message: America is a rotting corpse.
Forced Evictions in Israel-Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine, Int' Laws, evictions, landgrabs, Land Rights, crimes against Palestinians, end all US military aid to Israel, now! Obama, land annexations, landthefts, appropriations, media, internet, usa, world, culture )

- 22 hours ago -
This report examines the ongoing role of Israel's systematic and criminal programme of forced evictions in mandate Palestine. Our fieldwork took us from East Jerusalem and Ramallah, to
Silicon Valley= Sex Worker Valley
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, crime, prostitution, sex workers, greed, money, corruption, ethics, safety, women )

- 17 hours ago -
A sure sign of economy is the rise of sex workers and decreases in legit jobs
In Gaza, War Clouds Teen's Dream of Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, freedoms, culture, Gaza assault-siege 2014, war crimes, end all US miltary aid to Israel now!, media, internet, politics, news, murder, tv, world, children, death, family, travel, society, health, humans, activists )

- 45 minutes ago -
In 2012, Mohamed Abu Aisha took part in a US peace camp with Israelis, but now he wonders if some of them are flying the warplanes overhead in Gaza.
Babies Are Kinder After You Dance With Them
Society & Culture  (tags: children, parents, music, dance )

- 1 day ago -
Babies clamor for melodies long before they can speak. And now, a new study finds that music can help forge new social relationships. Babies who groove to a beat with an adult are more willing to lend a helping hand.
The True Gaza Back-Story That the Israelis Aren't Telling This Week
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza siege-assault 2014, ethnic cleasnsing of Palestinians, zionizm-racism. end all US military aid , Obama-Kerry, end the occupation of Palestine, Free Palestine!, HUJ, news, media, internet, children, americans, tv, world, usa )

- 1 day ago -
But when the Israeli army turned up at Huj on 31 May 1948, they expelled all the Arab villagers - to the Gaza Strip! Refugees, they became.
Dead Woman Walking: The Remarkable Resurrection of Margaret Dickson
Society & Culture  (tags: healthconditions, society, children, women, crime, death )

- 9 hours ago -
The remarkable story of Margaret Dickson illustrates how church and state often worked hand in hand to create untold suffering for women, especially when it came to reproductive issues.

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