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Five Grounded Girls Are From Same London School as 3 Jihadi Brides
Society & Culture  (tags: jihad, muslim schoolgirls, islamic State, jihadi brides, travel ban, East london school )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Five teenage girls barred from travelling abroad by a judge after showing an interest in going to Syria are pupils at the same London school as three girls already thought to have fled there to join the Islamic State, the High Court has been told.
Italian Court Overturns Amanda Knox's Murder Conviction
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, good news, world, U.S., Italy, UK, crime, government, humans, news, violence, society, rights, law, murder, death, culture, interesting, ethics, police, media, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Bill Sparks Firestorm Of Controversy
Society & Culture  (tags: law, discrimination, Indiana, government, dishonesty, gayrights, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - npr.org
When Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill into law allowing the state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples on religious grounds, he knew the move was a controversial one.
Save Wildlife From Gun Lobbyists
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Save wildlife from gun lobbyists. Please sign!
New Poll Reveals Washington State Opinions on Nuclear Energy
Society & Culture  (tags: Washington State, Energy, Energy Policy, Public Opinion, Nuclear Energy )

Brian
- 1 day ago - northwestcleanenergy.wordpress.com
New public opinion polling of Washington state residents by Bisconti Research/Quest Global Research found that a large majority favor the use of nuclear energy as part of the U.S. energy mix.
In Israel, Racism Is the Winning Ballot
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Israeli elections, racism, ethics, society, culture, humans, news, violence, politics, government, crime, dishonesty, rights, sadness, safety, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The elections saw an unprecedented level of racist incitement against Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel, a fifth of the population, which played a critical part in the election's events and results.
CrimAdvisor: Plan Your Perfect Getaway ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, violence, safety, gun laws, gun control, society, ethics, culture, government, freedoms, crime, death, politics, news, interesting, murder, law, media )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - youtu.be
I recently watched Brady's CrimAdvisor video and it is one of the best videos about the gun issue. As I wrote for the Huffington Post, it is a "remarkably original video" that "sets a new standard for the gun debate on both sides."
PHOTOS: When Even Holding Signs Is Forbidden By Israeli Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Judaization, East Jerusalem, Sheikh Jarrah, Muslim Quarter, Jewish settlers, property thefts, occupation, IDF, Old City, Palestinian, Israeli, international demonstrators, march, media, rights, police, internet, news, activists, abuse, freedoms, usa )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
Dozens of Israeli, Palestinian and international activists protested in the Old City and Sheikh Jarrah against the Judaization of Jerusalem. The police, however, didnâEUR(TM)t take kindly to their expressions of free speech.
Your Rights at Risk: Call to Withdraw Bill C-51
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, risk, Bill C-51, government, citizens, activists, freedoms, humans, politics, society, canadad )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Governments have not only the right, but the responsibility to respond to concerns about threats and attacks âEUR" including terrorism âEUR" and protect their citizens. But not at any cost.
Not To Be Trusted: Dangerous Levels of Inaccuracy in TV Crime Reporting in NYC ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'ColorOfChange', racism, media, society, culture, ethics, interesting, law, rights, sadness, safety, violence, freedoms, humans, crime, abuse, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - colorofchange.org
ColorOfChange partnered with Media Matters for America to study the representation of Black people in local news reporting on crime. The exaggerated amount of Black faces linked to crime breeds suspicion and hostility toward Black people, as does ...
Legendary Broadway Star Audra McDonald Takes Governor Mike Pence to the Woodshed
Society & Culture  (tags: Mike Pence, Indiana, discrimination, government, republicans, americans )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald gave Indiana's Republican Governor Mike Pence an epic takedown on Twitter. In response to Pence signing the right to discriminate into law on Thursday, this brilliantly talented star has claimed a piece of her own...
DonâEUR(TM)t Allow Bankrupt Retailer to Sell Customer Information | ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: Radio Shack, privacy, customer information, selling private customer information )

BMutiny
- 14 hours ago - forcechange.com
Bankrupt electronics retailer RadioShack is attempting to sell the personal information of millions of people at auction. This information includes phone numbers, names, and physical addresses of over 60 million people. Was required to make a purchase!
Israeli Author Yonaton Geffen Attacked at Home After Calling Netanyahu a Racist
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli elections 2015, ocuaption of Palestine, news, assault, Yonaton Geffen, Palestinian-Arab Israeli citizens, civil-human rights, occupation, racism-zionism, intimidation, racism-zionism, media, internet, news, society, world )

Jess
- 1 day ago - intifada-palestine.com
The people again chose a government that is based on intimidating people. They selected a racist that, on election day, told the media the Arabs are flocking to the polls like mice.
EXCLUSIVE: TSAâEUR(TM)S SECRET BEHAVIOR CHECKLIST TO SPOT TERRORISTS
Society & Culture  (tags: TSA, Homeland Security, airports, travel )

Freya
- 1 day ago - firstlook.org
Fidgeting, whistling, sweaty palms. Add one point each. Arrogance, a cold penetrating stare, and rigid posture, two points. These are just a few of the suspicious signs that the Transportation Security Administration directs its officers to look out for.
Top 10 Facts About Theatres
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, culture, media )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - express.co.uk
Theaters are true art.
In Photos: Thousands Run the Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine Marathon, Israeli state oppression, apartheid-wall, discrimination, freedoms, Palestinian human rights, world sports, travel, endtheoccupation of Palestine-siege, US, Right to Movement', Signe Fischer and Lærke Heinnews, children, society )

Jess
- 1 day ago - maannews.com
More than 3,000 people took to the streets of Bethlehem Friday to participate in the third annual Palestine Marathon in support of the Right to Movement of Palestinians under occupation.
Whistleblowers and the Press Heavyweights
Society & Culture  (tags: CIA, Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Jeffrey Sterling, Julian Assange, Operation Merlin )

Judy
- 19 hours ago - exposefacts.org
Why do these stars of the news media so readily brush off concerns about our dangerous warfare/surveillance state revealed by Snowden, Manning and the others?
Idris Elba Can't Be Bond Because He Isn't 'English English' Says Roger Moore: Star Claims Comments About London-Born Luther Acto
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, society, rights, culture, ethics, media, movies )

Annamaria
- 23 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Veteran actor Roger Moore has blamed a French magazine for embroiling him in a racism row after it reported his comments that Idris Elba cannot play James Bond because he was not 'English-English' enough.
Add Your Name: Demand McDonaldâEUR(TM)s Follow the Law and Protect Their Workers.
Society & Culture  (tags: Mc Donalds, Workers rights, fast food, ethics )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - other98.com
Four out of every five fast food workers has been burned at work, often badly, and often more than once. At McDonaldâEUR(TM)s, there is no workerâEUR(TM)s comp and no consistent first aid practices; nearly 35% of burned employees were told to treat their burns
App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, culture, education, freedoms, humans, society )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - kplu.org
In a stroke of irony fit for fiction, an effort by two Idaho parents to clean up their daughter's books has dredged up a fairly messy controversy. Clean Reader-an e-reader app designed to ferret out, and block, profanity in novels and nonfiction...
Here's How Bystanders to Elisa Lopez's Assault on the NYC Subway Could Have Intervened - CityLab
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, safety )

Susan
- 1 day ago - citylab.com
There are ways to intervene that don't involve putting yourself in danger.
Should Poor Seniors Have to Pay to Volunteer: Porter
Society & Culture  (tags: poor, seniors, pay, volunteering, activists, culture, government, humans, law, politics, society )

Lone
- 2 hours ago - thestar.com
Dufresne was among the Dream Team members who took four municipalities, including Toronto, to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal for bylaws that required a minimum distance between group homes
The Top 6 Hollywood Celebs: How Do They Rank in Salary and Charity?
Society & Culture  (tags: hollywood, celebs, salary, charity, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, culture, humans, media, movies, society )

Lone
- 19 hours ago - csmonitor.com
Even those who are quite charitable are called into question, with critics wondering if their efforts are truly philanthropic or simply publicity stunts.
INSPIRING!!! The Works of Blind Artist Jeff Hanson
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, celebrity, GoodNews, philanthropy, health )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - cbsnews.com
Jeff Hanson is known for paintings of vibrant colors and deep textures. But in addition to his artistic vision, he's also known for creating vivid works while being legally blind.
Qatar Blames Israeli âEUR~IntransigenceâEUR(TM) for Failure of Peace Negotiations
Society & Culture  (tags: netanyahu-intrransigence, Israeli oppression-terrorism, assault on Gaza Strip-war crimes 2014, West Bank, settlement building, peace negotiations, ongoing occupation, Palestinian human rights, end the occupation, Palestinian landgrabs-resource theft )

Jess
- 17 hours ago - middleeastmonitor.com
"They have reached a dead end and there is no point in continuing this path in light of Israel's continued settlement activities and plans for the Judaisation of Jerusalem, the siege on the Gaza Strip and other illegitimate acts,"
I Say Boo. You Say Moo
Society & Culture  (tags: Boo, Moo, Cattle, Postpartum Psychosis, Maternal Mental Health, Natachia Barlow Ramseyhumans, society, culture, americans, interesting, technology, safety )

Natachia
- 13 hours ago - survivingppp.com
Everyone is so worried about people they don't even know liking them. People should be worried about raising independent thinkers instead of teaching them how to say Moo.
Deepika Padukone - "My Choice" - Vogue Empower   video
Society & Culture  (tags: #VogueEmpower, film, women's empowerment, confidence, acceptance, tolerance, respect, rights, Deepika Padukone, Homi Adajania )

Evelyn
- 10 hours ago - youtu.be
My Choice is a collaboration for Vogue's initiative on women's empowerment #VogueEmpower. The film brings together 99 women in Mumbai from most walks of life voicing their choice for equality, be it social, political, economic, sexual. My Choice to be ME
Fear of Terrorism Is Making Us Crazy, Especially in the US - NationofChange
Society & Culture  (tags: war, usa, terrorism, military, propaganda, lies, iraq, dishonesty, ethics, crime, abuse, violence, safety, rights, protection, culture )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - nationofchange.org
With multiple terrorism instances occurring this last decade, it is no wonder the world is always fearful in anticipation for the next terrorist act. Unfortunately, because of this fear, Americans are traveling less and to fewer places if they do.
   

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