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Britain's Female Jihadists
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, UK, jihad, Islam, Muslims, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, women )

Ge
- 1 day ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Mujahidah Bint Usama published pictures of herself on Twitter holding a severed head while wearing a white doctor's jacket; alongside it, the message: "Dream job, a terrorist doc."
Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Elections a 'More Meaningful Measure' If Voters Must Pass a Test (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, children, education, government, ethics, freedoms, rights, society )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Monday argued that requiring a "citizenship test" to vote made the outcome of elections "more meaningful." Two Republican state legislators in Utah last week announced a bill that would require students to pass a ...
Abortion Opponents Take Fight With Planned Parenthood to Ridiculous Extreme in Miss America Battle
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-Abortion Extremists, Abortion, Choice, Reproductive Freedom, Womens Health, Womens Rights, Miss America, Planned Parenthood, Controversy, Social Media, Harassment )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"Miss New York's Kira Kazantsev has just been crowned the new Miss America, and that should be a happy occasion. Instead, she's removing social media profiles and being dubbed a baby killer. Her crime? She spent 3 mo.s interning at Planned Parenthood."
Feeding America: Hunger Action Month: Together We Can Solve Hunger
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Feeding America, Hunger, Families, Children, Homeless, Hunger Action Month, Donate, Take Action, Help )

Brian
- 1 day ago - feedingamerica.org
"1 in 6 Americans struggles with hunger. Feeding America is committed to helping people in need, but we can't do it without you."
Stop Damming Indians: Dancing Against Shasta Dam Raise
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, rights, ethics, environment, humans, culture, crime, government, usa, health, violence, freedoms, americans )

Michael
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Fed proposal to raise Shasta dam by 18.5 ft to increase CA water storage by 1.5% would submerge/damage another mile of their home on the McCloud nearly 40 sacred sites, villages, burial grounds vital to Winnemem culture and religion. And vital to YOU
Surprising Facts About America That Not Even Americans Know (20 Pics)
Society & Culture  (tags: US, facts, not known, surprising )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - ohmygodfacts.com
There's a fair chance that you didn't know them all!
Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Racist 'Admission Committees' Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, housing discrimination-racism, policies of discrimination, Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, hate crime, civil rights violations, Israel state repression of Palestinians-, civil rights violations, world, apartheid israeli state, cu )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
The Israeli Supreme Court yesterday dismissed a petition filed by several human rights organisations three years ago against one of the most dangerous and racist laws approved by the Knesset which paves the way for hundreds of Jewish towns to prevent Arab
Israel's Arab Community Demands Police Chief to Resign
Society & Culture  (tags: israel, racism, Palestinians human rights, equaltity, activism-protections, world, apartheid Israeli regime, BDS, harassment-discrimination, CIVIL RIGHTS, Arab Israelis, Israeli Police State, culture, americans, violence, society, police, law )

Jess
- 1 day ago - alray.ps
Palestinians inside the Green Line demanded Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to depose police chief Yohanan Danino for failure to fight racist violence against the Arab population.
Terrific New Yorker Article on Evil Anti-Biotech Charlatan Vandana Shiva
Society & Culture  (tags: Vandana Shiva, Fakir, Pseudoscience, Pseudoscience, Anti-Science, Self-Legitimizing, Fear Monger, Anti-GMO Guru )

Brian
- 1 day ago - reason.com
"I have called Vandana Shiva One of the Worst People in the World, so I was thoroughly delighted to read Michael Specter's new article in The New Yorker, in which he reveals the anti-biotech campaigner as the evil fraud that she is."
Call on Pakistan to End Child Domestic Labour
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, rights, safety )

Elaine
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
Forced extreme child labour should be abolished. These young children suffer abuse beyond belief. Children should be allowed to be children.
Hackers Threaten Emma Watson With Nude Photo Leak After Her Moving U.N. Speech on Gender Equality
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, abuse, activists, dishonesty, ethics, humans, society, safety, violence, rights, movies, celebrity, world, women, media )

Wild
- 19 hours ago - alternet.org
Internet misogyny rears its head yet again.(that's why they don't post themselves naked, presumably!)
Feeding America: Advocating Against Hunger
Society & Culture  (tags: Feeding America, Hunger, USA, Children, Families, Food Banks, Hardship, Take Action )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - feedingamerica.org
"Help us advocate for programs and policies that bring relief to individuals and families struggling to get by. Your voice can, and will, make a difference. To learn about how to join our advocacy team, take action now. "
At A Jewish Spiritual Retreat I Insist On Talking About Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Zionism, spirituality, peace movement, human rights )

Linda
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
"The first thing I noticed was the silence". What does the Israeli war on Gaza have to do with spirituality? Reparation won't just mean restoring water & power to Gaza's devastated population. It means shedding the lies that made this brutal war possible.
Confidence Men and Their Masquerade: The Spanish Inquisition Provides a Telling Parallel to ISIL's Extremism
Society & Culture  (tags: Al Jazeera, John Bell, ISIS, ISIL, IS, Islamists, Spanish Inquisition, Auto-da-Fe, extremism, intolerance )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - aljazeera.com
The Spanish Inquisition provides a telling parallel to ISIL's extremism. It is not just a religious proclivity, political ideologies also delve in these depths of darkness. However acting under God's command seems to bring out a special zeal for nastiness
Poll Points to Declining Influence of Religion on Society
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, society )

Glenn
- 15 hours ago - dispatch.com
Less people have faith these days.
Stop Child Trafficking
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, rights, children )

Elaine
- 2 hours ago - unicef.org.uk
At least 10 children are trafficked into the UK every week. Call on the home secretary to make children a priority in the Modern day slavery bill
City Makes It Illegal To Sleep In Public In Effort To Crack Down On The Homeless | ThinkProgress
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, news, police, rights, society, usa, world )

Sonya
- 16 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
In Christchurch New Zealand, police say its illegal for homeless people to associate with each other. Will be arrested.
Robertson: Violence In Bible Different From Quran Because God Commanded It | Right Wing Watch
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, violence )

Glenn
- 15 hours ago - rightwingwatch.org
If he is trying to win souls for Christ, he is not helping.
Threatened Photographs Are Window on Historic Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Syria, Lebanon - Beirut, preservation of history, archives, Maison Bonfils / British Library Endange, historic photography exhibit, Bonfilseducation, media, women, world )

Jess
- 2 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Amongst approximately 3,000 images are hundreds showing late nineteenth and early twentieth century Palestine, taken by Monsieur Bonfils and his wife Lydie, said by researchers to be the region's first female photographer.
Abbas to US Students: Don't Let Israel 'Drive Drunk'
Society & Culture  (tags: ISRAEL ILLEGAL OCCUPATION of Palestine, Human Rights, civil rights movement, USA, end the occupation-US aid to Israel, now!, bds, Free Palestine-end the siege!, justice!, Abbas, americans, culture, abuse, freedoms, news, world, education, children )

Jess
- 3 hours ago - maannews.net
"I say today to Prime Minister (Benjamin) Netanyahu: end the occupation, make peace," Abbas told an audience in New York on Monday.
Stand With Tibet, Support the Daai Lama, End the Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms )

Elaine
- 1 hour ago - avaaz.org
Respect the human rights of all Tibetans under repression. Human rights violations must end
House Of Art And The Walk On Mine Campaign Presents âEURoeCollective IDâEUR
Society & Culture  (tags: children, arts, culture, education, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, humans, society, ethics, rights, women )

Olivia
- 17 hours ago - prlog.org
House of Art in collaboration with Walk on Mine campaign has announced it will host the first all LGBT Event on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at the ingenious space, House of Art, located in Miami's Art District.
Syria: IS Fighters Destroy Memorial Church of Armenian Genocide
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, crime, ethics, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, violence )

Ramil Ros
- 1 hour ago - indcatholicnews.com
The church was consecrated in 1991 as a memorial of the genocide. The building also included a museum with images, documents and memorabilia of the people and communities that were lost.
   

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