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Funding Gaps Leave Native Teens at Risk
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, Suicide Prevention, At risk youth, Social Care, social services, ethics, politics, society, poverty, unemployment, protection )

- 1 day ago -
In the suicide epidemic gripping tribal communities nationwide, South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation, home to the Oglala Sioux, is ground zero. In 2015, twenty people have taken their lives, according to The Associated Press--many of them adolescents.
PETITION - Stop Rolling Back Reproductive Freedoms!
Society & Culture  (tags: Reproduction Rights, Womens Rights, Free choice, health care, Family Planning, Affordable Care Act, freedoms, ethics, politics, protection, prevention )

- 1 day ago -
ANOTHER threat to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage benefit is headed to the Supreme Court! This is just the latest example of the anti-choice movement trying to curb a woman's right to make the health care decisions that work best for...
The Raising of America - Free Viewing Through November 30th
Society & Culture  (tags: Raising of America, documentary, child well being, USA, tension, stress, the new norm, failing our children, under developed )

- 1 day ago -
U.S.A is the wealthiest most powerful country in the world. Yet child well-being fallen to 26th. Is this what we have decided as society that this degree of tension these complex trade offs are the norm to be expected just a part of raising a child in USA
Tell the Postmaster General to Make Postal Banking a Reality Now
Society & Culture  (tags: postal service, post office, banking, poverty, petitions )

- 19 hours ago -
Nearly 28% of U.S. households are underserved by traditional banks, and turn, instead, to payday lenders, check cashers and other financial predators - spending nearly 10 percent of their income on fees and services, on average.
The Many Ways Women Are Beaten Down in America
Society & Culture  (tags: women, sexism, unfairness, injustice )

- 1 day ago -
Despite all the successes of women, such as earning the right to economic equality, the white male establishment has prevailed. Are women still second-rate members of society today?
Conservatives Have a Very Twisted View of What Pro-Family Means
Society & Culture  (tags: women, abortion, family planning, hypocrisy, GOP, right-wing, conservatives )

- 19 hours ago -
How can a politician claim to be pro-family while dictating to Americans what kinds of personal and medical decisions those families should make? How are we letting them get away with it?
When Satanists Act More Like Jesus Than Christians Do
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, Satanism, Christianity, Satanists, hypocrisy, charity, kindness )

- 1 day ago -
Members of the Satanic Temple find it easier than Christians to follow some of the teachings of Jesus.
Society & Culture  (tags: mammoth outerwear, canada, animal free coats, culture, ethics, society )

- 1 day ago -
Committed to producing Mammoth Outerwear coats at home in Canada the #MammothMovement keeps all our coats animal free
Petition: Locked Up for Defending Peaceful Activists. Reunite Human Rights Lawyer With His Family.
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, harassment, defense, Law and Justice, humanity, release, arrests of activists, ethics, society, justice system, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
Waleed Abu al-Khair is a prominent lawyer and human rights defender in Saudi Arabia. Through his work, he he has challenged the widespread attack on human rights in Saudi Arabia. Now, after years of harassment, arrests, threats and court cases,...
Protest Song of the Week: 'I Pity the Country' By Willie Dunn
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous People, Native Americans, Protest Song of the Week, Willie Dunn )

- 19 hours ago -
While many Americans will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, there are countless Native Americans who will be marking the holiday with a "National Day of Mourning" to remember the genocide of millions of Native people.
Petition: Young Girls Are Being Forced Into Marriage in Burkina Faso. You Can Help Them.
Society & Culture  (tags: burkina faso, forced marriages, prevention, children, Young Girls, violations, ethics, Human Rights, abuse, protection laws, society )

- 8 hours ago -
Forced and early marriages are banned by Burkina Faso's Constitution and international law, but the authorities keep turning a blind eye. You can help. Tell the government of Burkina Faso to enforce the law and protect girls from forced marriages.
War, Winter and the Weary The Unfolding European Housing Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: European Housing, European Observatory on Homelessness, news, poverty, property values )

- 1 day ago -
Property prices across almost all the 28 EU member states have increased and have grown faster than incomes.
Teenager Who Killed Herself Took Thousands of Pictures of Her Body in Desperate Bid for "Perfect" Figure
Society & Culture  (tags: children, death, ethics, family, sadness, safety, society, women, world, Eating Disorders, education )

- 21 hours ago -
Hannah Carpenter, 18, was thought to be over her eating disorder but tragically her body was found in woodland along with a suicide note
Petition: Mother Sentenced to 30 Years Jail After Suffering a Stillbirth. Sign the Petition to Free Her.
Society & Culture  (tags: stillbirth, prosecution, bad justice system, suffering, Wrongful Imprisonment, ethics, Human Rights, politics, freedoms, release )

- 8 hours ago -
Teodora, mother of an 11-year-old boy, was expecting a new baby. She was at work when she started experiencing increasingly severe pain. She went into labour, and was unconscious when she gave birth. When she came round, bleeding profusely...
First Thanksgiving   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Eddie Izzard, First Thanksgiving, Plymouth, MA, comedy, Native Americans )

- 6 hours ago -
By Eddie Izzard. Short video minute long self explains.
Austrian Teen Who Joined ISIS Beaten to Death for Trying to Leave Terror Group: Report
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, world, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, murder, obituary, politics, religion, sadness, safety, society, travel )

- 1 day ago -
An Austrian teen who ran away to Syria last year to marry an ISIS fighter was beaten to death when she had a change of heart and tried to escape from the terror group, local media reported.
Toro Recalls TimeCutter Riding Mowers Due to Fire Hazard | CPSC.Gov
Society & Culture  (tags: children, ethics, death, safety, sadness )

- 16 hours ago -
DO NOT BUY THIS TOY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
One Nice Meal Won't Cut It - How You Can Really Help the Hungry This Thanksgiving
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, hunger, poverty, workers, wages, food )

- 21 hours ago -
As Thanksgiving rolls around and many - even in the media - are struck with the urge to do do something for the poor, it's worth remembering food pantries won't change things. It's workers with rights, autonomy and food power.
President Obama: Help End White Supremacist Violence Minneapolis
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, freedoms, law, police, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 19 hours ago -
Petition to President Obama to help end White Supremacist violence in Minneapolis. "Minneapolis police have failed to take seriously and address the violent threats that white supremacists have made against Black Lives Matter protesters." Peace.
Meditation Class | Ajahn Brahm (Video)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: meditation, peace, Buddha, dhamma )

- 1 day ago -
Recorded on Saturday 21 Nov 2015 recorded by the Buddhist Society of Western Australia at Dhammaloka Buddhist Centre in Perth, Western Australia. More resources are available at I dedicate this video to Animae
Yoga Class Cancelled at University of Ottawa Over 'Cultural Issues'
Society & Culture  (tags: University of Ottawa, Yoga Class, culture, children, education, humans, society )

- 1 day ago -
A yoga instructor who says her free class at the University of Ottawa was cancelled because of concerns over cultural appropriation believes the student union's issues are misplaced.
United We Stand Divided We Starve
Society & Culture  (tags: )

- 1 day ago -
Add your name to the list of Americans that demand we do better. ~I did!
A Drug War Nightmare: Going From Peace-Loving Deadhead to Prisoner in a Brutal Super Max
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, inmates, incarceration, cruelty, brutality )

- 21 hours ago -
An excerpt from the new book, Letters from Marion, will take you into the life and rage inside a Federal prison.
5 Shot at #BlackLivesMatter Protest, Suspects Reported to Be 3 White Supremacists
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, sadness, humans, society, americans, crime, death, dishonesty, murder, news, police )

- 21 hours ago -
Outrage over Clark,s death has been seething for several days now, inflaming racial tensions....
How to End Violence Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, crime, world )

- 20 hours ago -
Violence against women must stop.
What the Dalai Lama Said When He Was Asked Whether We Should Pray for Paris - The Independent(Co-Independent Origination)
Society & Culture  (tags: society, safety, violence, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, culture, crime, abuse, rights, law, media, murder )

- 1 day ago -
While the hashtag #PrayForParis was prominent on social media and world religious leaders were praised for their condemnation of the attack, the Dalai Lama says the world must not ask God to fix man-made problems.
14 Awesome #BlackFridayin3Words Tweets: âEUR~I CanâEUR(TM)t EvenâEUR(TM) (My Favorite)
Society & Culture  (tags: Black Friday )

- 21 hours ago -
Black Friday has become so popular that it wasnâEUR(TM)t enough for retailers to open their stores at 5 or 6 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving.
The U.S. Is Beaten By 27 Other Countries When It Comes To Women's Equality
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, women's equality )

- 18 hours ago -
Parts of the world are closing the gender gap, but among 145 countries, we rate poorly. The US has never broken the top 15, and over the last last year, we actually fell lower. Right wing extremists may think nobody knows, but the world is watching.
Is Racism on the Rise? More Americans Say It's a 'Big Problem'
Society & Culture  (tags: Racism/Bigotry )

- 20 hours ago -
Americans should take it more seriously.
Sun King Hey Ya   video
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, fun, music, entertaining )

- 18 hours ago -
VAW-116 Hawkeye Squadron's video of Outkast's Hey Ya And oldie but had to share

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