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OP-ED: The Slippery Slope of Twitter's Attempts to Stop Harassment Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: TWitter, women's rights, stopping harassment, sexual harassment online, society, politics, government, women, violence )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theweek.com
The social network's instincts are admirable. But its latest effort could easily end up as a hunt for ideological heresies.
Imprisoned Man Has 13 Alibi Witnesses Who Say He Was Not in New York During 1996 Murder
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, government, law, corruption )

Phyllis
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
A Bronx man has been in an upstate New York prison for 18 years for a murder he and at least 13 alibi witnesses say he did not commit.
Get Justice for Tyrell
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, violence )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - change.org
This 19 year old was killed by a group of British men and they were not charged by Greek justice system. The petition is asking the British government how it intends to help the Tyrell family and get justice
New Report: Child Homelessness on the Rise in U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, homeless, poverty )

Tomoko
- 19 hours ago - yahoo.com
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing a
Russia to Bring in New Law: Pedophiles Will Be Castrated
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, society, children, crime, death, humans, safety, family, murder, sadness, religion, crime )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - starshipearththebigpicture.com
CHEMICALLY castrated, that is. Interesting... It appears that the enormity of paedophilia worldwide is ballooning these days. They claim it's a problem that's increasing dramatically in Russia from year to year...
Down With Sustainable Development! Long Live Convivial Degrowth!
Society & Culture  (tags: degrowth, development, sustainable development, Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era, society )

Judy
- 21 hours ago - ipsnews.net
From the vantage point of economic realism, development is inextricably connected to economic growth. However, degrowthers carry the deeply-held belief that economic growth simply does not deliver what it promises: increased human welfare.
HUG FOR PEACE Tel Aviv-Jaffa   video
Society & Culture  (tags: hugs, love, kindness, Israel, compassion, Good News )

Yusuf
- 20 hours ago - youtube.com
*Hugs* to you!
Ratio of Workers to Retirees Will Plummet Worldwide
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, culture, politics, humans, workers, retirees, population, Social Security, support, government, commerce )

Darren
- 1 day ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
As a nation's population ages, more and more older people may draw from support systems such as Social Security, yet fewer workers may be around to pay into those systems. The problem is more dire than we think.
Texas Diners Call Their Waiter "F*****", Restaurant Apologizes...to Diners
Society & Culture  (tags: homophobia, gayrights, rights, Texas )

Roberta
- 23 hours ago - bluenationreview.com
After reading a message using the word "f*****" on the receipt, a young gay waiter complained to his manager. The response...the manager of Kelley's Country Cookin', in Houston apologized to the diners!
Reza Aslan: Why Dawkins, Harris and the 'New Atheists' Aren't Really Atheists At All
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, religious tolerance, atheism, anti-theism, agnostic, fundamentalism )

Linda
- 22 hours ago - alternet.org
Religious scholar Reza Aslan believes that these anti-theists employ a way of thinking that ironically is similar to religious fundamentalism. Atheism and Anti-theism are very different and the distinction should be understood.
You Are Blessed Mantra   video
Society & Culture  (tags: love, light, kindness, peace )

Yusuf
- 20 hours ago - youtube.com
You are blessed with pure love and light, you are blessed with pure source energy.
Executives Spend Night on the Street to Raise Money for Homeless Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: executives, toronto, homeless kids, money, child, children, culture, humans, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.finance.yahoo.com
Seventy-one business and community leaders in Toronto braved a wind chill of minus-18 overnight to sleep on the street to raise money for homeless kids.
Winnie the Pooh Faces Playground Ban Because 'He's a Half-Naked HERMAPHRODITE'
Society & Culture  (tags: children, arts, culture, environment, family, humans, interesting, rights, society, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
Councillors have objected to moves to name a new park after the popular fictional bear because of his dubious sexuality and minimal clothing
Winnie the Pooh Spanked By Polish Council for Not Wearing Pants
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, children, culture, humans, society )

Rosemary
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Some town councillors in Poland don't want beloved storybook character Winnie the Pooh as a playground mascot. The so-called "bear of very little brain" apparently doesn't have enough clothes. The tubby little cubby, based on an actual bear named
Do We Live On a One Party Planet? Connecting The Dots on 21st Century Neo-Liberalism
Society & Culture  (tags: global power structure, neo-liberalism, inequality, pverty, climate change, environmental destruction, human rights, climate justice )

Linda
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
There is a force so broad, so enmeshed within the logic of modern global power, that the solutions we all work toward in the specific struggles we care most about - be that inequalities in income, widespread poverty, or climate change-are all facing it.
Fight Rape Culture, Say Protesters - 22-Nov-2014 - NZ National News
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, government, humans, law, media, news, police, rights, society, violence, women, world )

Sonya
- 15 hours ago - home.nzcity.co.nz
Rape victims in New Zealand are deliberately denied a lawyer. Many are forced into sex slavery and brothels.
10 Commandments For Atheists
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, ethics )

Glenn
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Atheists need rules to live by too.
Pope Meets With Autistic Children
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, disability, autism, GoodNews, goodnews )

Glenn
- 14 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Very nice. I was diagnosed as autistic myself.
Trade Deals Criminalize Farmers Seeds - Grassroots International
Society & Culture  (tags: ecosystems, environment, nature, habitat, humans, endangered, protection, politics, research, science, corporate, abuse, dishonesty, ethics, farming, diet, safety, nutrition, food )

Wild
- 1 day ago - grassrootsonline.org
How trade deals are privatizing the building blocks of our food system-What could be more routine than saving seeds from one season to the next? that is how we grow crops on our farms and in our gardens.Yet from Guatemala to Ghana from Mozambique to Mala
This Pentatonix Christmas Cover Will Give You Chills
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas songs, a capella, pentatonix, music video, arts, culture, humans, religion, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - buzzfeed.com
A cappella sensation Pentatonix has released a breathtaking music video for the Christmas song "Mary, Did You Know?"
Anti-Austerity March in Quebec Draws Thousands - TeleSUR
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, politics, society, violence, women, law, media, dishonesty, abuse, ethics )

Wild
- 1 day ago - telesurtv.net
Tens of thousands people marched through the streets of downtown Montreal Friday to reject a series of cuts implemented by the Quebec government The march dubbed "Austerity: a Horror Story" was Halloween themed and saw many marchers were dressed as ghost
Viggo Mortensen Helps Mark 10 Years of Howard Zinn's
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, crime, usa, propaganda, lies, media, military, politics, culture, rights, education, world, politics, violence, women )

Wild
- 18 hours ago - democracynow.org
Actors including Viggo Mortensen, Peter Sarsgaard and Kelly Macdonald are gathering in New York today for a reading of "Voices of a People's History of the United States," based on the late historian Howard Zinn's book "A People's History of the United St
Four-Year-Old Attacked in Hate Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, New Zealand, Islam, Muslims, assault, family, freedoms, religion, safety, society, violence, world, anti-Semitism )

Penny
- 7 hours ago - jwire.com.au
The attack on a four-year-old child appears to be racially motivated as both the boy and his friend were wearing yarmulkes (Jewish skullcaps) at the time of the assault.
Thank You, Dear World! Ukraine   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Ukraine, love, peace, world, World Peace & unity )

Yusuf
- 8 hours ago - youtube.com
Nice song, One Love!
Five Myths About Pope Francis
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 14 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
There's more to him than you think.
Mostly Re-Active VFW: No Longer Is It "a National Association of Men"
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, healthcare, healthcare, housing, women, violence, world, society, culture, politics )

James
- 8 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Rarely Pro-Active as to Veterans' issues, though they do like to take credit when Veterans fight and win, the long long ignored or outright denied many issues over the decades and wars from, that aren't paying members of the national organization. V.F.
Fury at Police Bid to Protect Grooming Gang
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, Islam, UK, rape, girls, abuse, children, crime, culture, ethics, law, police, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Penny
- 5 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Police tried to keep the identities of a Muslim sex grooming gang secret - claiming that naming them could breach their human rights. A judge said he was sure they were engaged in sexual exploitation and said their excuses were lies and 'nonsense'.
 

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