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The Heroic Mailman Doug Hughes Now Needs Our Help
Society & Culture  (tags: Doug Hughes, gyrocopter, fundraiser, Congress, letter delivery )

- 1 day ago -
He wrote letters to all 535 of members of Congress telling them he was tired of the corruption. Then loaded the missives in his mailbag and literally went the extra mile to make a very special delivery in his gyrocopter. A fundraiser link is on here.
Please Sign: US Navy: Remove Josephus Daniels From His Place of Honor and Expose His Racist Deeds
Society & Culture  (tags: Racism, Josephus Daniels, US Navy, USS Josephus Daniels, crimes against humanity, Raleigh News and Observer editor, Propaganda, 1898 NC campaign, white supremacy, Jim Crow, Goebbels )

- 1 day ago -
Josephus Daniels is best known as Secretary of the Navy under President Wilson & for the battleship named in his honor. But he received that honor despite his despicably racist acts as a North Carolina news editor. Daniels name represents shame not honor.
South Dakota County Clerk Threatens To Marry Her Dog To Oppose Gay Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, family, marriage )

- 1 day ago -
I hope that they are very happy together.
Life in a Town Called Mongo
Society & Culture  (tags: Mongo, poverty, Chad, family, human rights, children, family )

- 20 hours ago -
Is anything changing for some of the world's poorest people?
In Gaza, the Ultimate Humiliation
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, humiliation, poverty, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, world, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, news, sadness, rights, government, family, crime, dishonesty, corruption )

- 1 day ago -
Every Monday, Palestinians in Nuseirat refugee camp rummage through piles of secondhand Israeli junk in the cheapest market is the Gaza Strip. There are dozens of piles of items from silverware to underwear.
Tell Texas to Stop Denying Same-Sex Marriage Licenses!
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, homophobia, stop civil rights abuse, gay rights, citizen rights, Same-Sex Marriage, US law )

- 11 hours ago -
The Supreme Court has been absolutely unequivocal: there is a Constitutional right to marriage in the United States. And believe it or not, Texas is in the United States. Please SIGN YOUR NAME: Tell the Texas Attorney General to stop breaking the law!
Islamic State? This Death Cult Is Not a State and It's Certainly Not Islamic
Society & Culture  (tags: Daesh, ISIK, ISIS, IS, jihad, Islam, Islamist, Islamic, politics, religion, clear terminology )

- 1 day ago -
We must settle on a name for our enemies that doesn't smear all Muslims but does reflect reality What are the objectives of this terrorism? Is it religious? Is it political? Is it a toxic mixture of the two? What exactly is its relationship with Islam?
New Data Released on Violent Threats to Federal Employees
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, usa, society, politics, ethics, government, environment, culture, crime, americans, abuse, law )

- 1 day ago -
Because while passing through Nevada in June, I still saw the crazy hatin' "militia" mentality, I feel it necessary to post this.
Sir Nicholas Winton Dies. Rest in Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: loss humans )

- 15 hours ago -
saving the lives of 669 Jewish children from Nazi concentration camps, sending them on trains to London. One of so many hero`s of WW2.
Woman Knocked Unconscious By Falling Drone During Seattle's Pride Parade | The Seattle Times
Society & Culture  (tags: drones, drone aircraft in private hands, Seattle, Pride Parade, freak accident, toy drones )

- 2 hours ago -
The friend gave police photographs of a man who may have been piloting the aircraft. The 18-by-18 drone aircraft retails for about $1,200 and weighs about 2 pounds, police said. It crashed into a building then fell on the woman's head, knocking her out.
How 7 Things That Have Nothing to Do With Rape Perfectly Illustrate the Concept of Consent
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, womwen, violence, crime )

- 1 day ago -
This should give you a small idea as to what rape and consent are.
Gay Activists Visiting White House Take Photos of Themselves Flipping Off Reagan Portrait
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, activists, society )

- 12 hours ago -
But his counterparts couldn't seem to care less. Hart posted his photo on Facebook with the caption, "F-k Reagan." [Zoe] Strauss simply posted hers without commentary. After all, the murderous facial expression and double-barreled bird-flipping seem
Labor Leader Joins Bernie Sanders Campaign Citing Clintons Silence On Fast Track
Society & Culture  (tags: Larry Cohen, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Communications Workers of America )

- 6 hours ago -
Longtime leader of one of the countrys most powerful labor unions is joining the Democratic presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders and he says presumed frontrunner Hillary Clinton made it an easy call.
Still Against Gay Marriage? Read This!
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

- 5 hours ago -
If this doesn't change your mind, nothing will.
July 4: Short-Term Spike in Particulate Matter in US: Particulate Matter Linked to Short and Long-Term Health Effects -- Science
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4 air pollution )

- 17 hours ago -
US air quality monitoring sites that operated from 1999 to 2013. While scientists have known that fireworks displays produce a surge in fine particulates, the new study is the first nationwide quantitative analysis of the effects.

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