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Dallas Cops Not Indicted for Killing Menally Disabled Black Man
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, ethics, law, news, murder, police, rights, sports, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 18 hours ago -
This story should answer the question as to why cops are still killing people. In case the answer is not clear, it's sport and legal. The people, not the courts, need to put a stop to it...peace.
Op-Ed: There's Scientific Consensus on Guns -- And the NRA Won't Like It
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, children, suicide, violence, media, NRA, violence against women, guns )

- 5 hours ago -
David Hemenway is a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health. He polled peer-reviewed scientific researchers from the fields of criminology, economics, public policy, political science and public health on the realities of American gun culture.
A Reflection Of Our Barbarity: Jailing Immigrant Mothers and Children
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, human rights abuse, child abuse )

- 1 day ago -
As a nation, we are locking up mothers and babies as they flee violence and poverty in order to discourage other mothers and babies from trying to cross the borders. These "residential centers" are prisons run by the for-profit prison corporations.
Chinese Police Free Man Kept Locked Up as Factory Slave for 18 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: slave freed after 18 years )

- 1 day ago -
Police in China have rescued a man reportedly kept prisoner for 18 years who was tortured into working as a slave in an underground workshop. One man living nearby was quoted by the newspaper saying that he heard a man screaming every night.
Another Unarmed Black Man Shot Dead for Trying to Run Away
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, dishonesty, murder, news, police, rights, violence, corruption, death )

Cheryl A.
- 19 hours ago -
The police claim they were in fear of their lives. ThomasâEUR(TM) parents canâEUR(TM)t believe they have lost a son over what they describe as a traffic warrant and want to know what happened. Nicolas Thomas was shot by cops in a car that wasn't moving...peace.
Tell Science Museums to Kick David Koch Off of Their Boards
Society & Culture  (tags: museums, David Koch, science, climate change denial, petitions )

- 7 hours ago -
The Smithsonian is allowing climate denial mega-funder David Koch to co-opt the science presented in its museums.
Counterterrorism Conference Kicks Out Intercept Journalist
Society & Culture  (tags: The Intercept, counterterrorism conference, Counterterror Expo, UK, press, security, defense contractors, NATO )

- 1 day ago -
"We're not banning you, we're just not allowing you access..." The only thing that seems to truly terrorize the industry is the prospect of transparency and public accountability.
Angelina Jolie-Produced Film 'Difret' Exploits Rape & Exclusion Agony of Young Ethiopian Woman 'Not Told' Star Using Her Story
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethiopia, 'marriage' abductions, rape, abuse, child wives, Aberash Bekele, landmark trial, 1st challenge, empty victory, exclusion, vengence fear, poverty, 'Difret', Angelina Jolie, glamor, Hollywood-star backing, BBC documentary, Schoolgirl Killer )

- 21 hours ago -
Aberash Bekele, 32, was 14 when tried for murder -in landmark Ethiopian case that banned marriage abductions- after killing her kidnapper-rapist-abuser. Rape Victim Who Fought Back & Shamed a Nation now at risk due to award-winning Jolie-promoted film
In Hong Kong, a Campaign Uses DNA Found on Littering to Recreate the Faces of Polluters
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ethics, pollution, littering, science )

- 12 hours ago -
An amazing concept created for the Hong Kong Cleanup organization, which to raise awareness of the population, wants to literally put a face on the problem. These images were obtained by mixing the DNA analysis with demographic data related to waste
Mom Turns In Son After Recognizing Photos In Gruesome Chicago Sex Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, child, crime )

- 8 hours ago -
A 15 year old who, police said, brutalized, sexually assaulted and robbed a woman on a Chicago train was turned into police by his mom, after she recognized surveillance photos released by authorities.
This Bakery Refused to Serve a Same-Sex Couple and It May Cost Them $135,000
Society & Culture  (tags: wedding cake, lesbians, bakery, culture, ethics, gayrights, humans, interesting, rights, society, world )

- 3 hours ago -
A bakery recently turned away a lesbian couple interested in purchasing a wedding cake from the business. This bakery now has to pay the couple around $135,000 for emotional damages caused.
5 Things I Learned About Survival As A Nomadic Reindeer Herder
Society & Culture  (tags: tsaatan, tribe, mongolia, reindeer, culture, environment, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
The Tsaatan are a small, indigenous tribe who are trying to maintain their ancient cultural traditions in a quickly modernizing Mongolia. They're also the only people on the planet who actually ride reindeer.
7-Year-Old Florida Girl Wins Over $16K for 'Moxie Girl' Comic Book Empowering Girls of Color
Society & Culture  (tags: girls, comics, comic books, contests, prizes, empowerment )

- 1 day ago -
A 7-year-old girl won over $16,000 in prize money at a crowdfunding festival that she's going to use to publish her comic book, "The Adventures of Moxie Girl."
NI's Health Minister Sorry for Saying Gay Couples Are More Likely to 'Abuse' Children
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

- 18 hours ago -
"I'm sorry for lying, but my bigotry comes first."
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, religion, politics, society, freedoms, children, science, Body-Mind-Spirit, ethics, interesting, research, culture, law, media )

- 7 hours ago -
Vietnam, 'Operation Babylift' Forty Years Ago
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, violence, world, culture, children, society )

- 3 hours ago -
By the time South Vietnam fell, many more Vietnamese children had left their homeland. And now, Barry Petersen tells us, some of those children, long since grown up, are coming home:
Mother of Bisexual Asylum Seeker Will Sue Britain If They Send Her Son Home to Die
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

- 19 hours ago -
It's just 'another dead faggot' as far as the government is concerned
Invisible Atheists: The Spread of Disbelief in the Arab World.
Society & Culture  (tags: Arabs, Atheists, Atheism, Secular, Islam, Apostacy Laws, Invisible Minority, Growing )

- 11 hours ago -
While Arab states downplay the atheists among their citizens, the West is culpable in its inability to even conceive of an Arab atheist.
Call on Twitter to Crack Down on Online Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, humans, society, safety, gayrights, freedoms )

- 30 minutes ago -
Lesbian, gay, bi and trans people face death threats every day on Twitter. Twitter should post to say when theyâEUR(TM)re investigating an account, so victims can retweet it to curb viral hate storms. And they need to make it easier for people to report abuse.

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