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70 Years Later, Holocaust Survivor Is Reunited With Soldier Who Liberated Him
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust remembrance, holocaust, holocaust survivors )

Beth
- 1 hour ago - news.distractify.com
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, and this will bring you to tears...
China Says Its Gender Imbalance "Most Serious" in the World
Society & Culture  (tags: world, china, gender, imbalance, health authorities, one-child policy, imbalance )

Darren
- 1 hour ago - scientificamerican.com
Chinese health authorities described the gender imbalance among newborns as "the most serious and prolonged" in the world, a direct ramification of the country's strict one-child policy
Exonerated of Rape, Brian Banks Now Realizing NFL Dream âEUR" in Different Capacity
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, sadness, sports, freedoms, dishonesty, society, sadness, sports )

Phyllis
- 1 hour ago - sports.yahoo.com
On his way to possibly playing for Carroll at USC, Banks was wrongly accused of raping a girl at his high school. Rather than facing 41 years to life in prison if he fought the charges and lost, he pleaded guilty and was sent to prison for five years.
Anthropologist Seeks the Roots of Terrorism
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, anthropologist, Scott Atran, understansing, knowledge, culture, crime )

Darren
- 1 hour ago - scientificamerican.com
In spite of massive challenges, Scott Atran has managed to conduct extensive field interviews with would-be and convicted terrorists
Today Is Holocost Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, genocide )

Elaine
- 2 hours ago - keepthememoryalive.hmd.org.uk
Keep the memories alive. Lest us we forget the atrocities of human evil. :(
Kenyan Grandmother at School With Her Great-Great Grand Children
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, GoodNews, women, society, education )

Olga
- 3 hours ago - bbc.com
The fabulous story of Priscilla, a 90 years old kenyan who goes to class to be an inspiration for her great-great grandhildren
Holocaust Memorial Day: A Horrifying Reminder of Where Prejudice and Intolerance Can Lead, VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust, memorial, killing, hatred, anti-semitism, Judaism, religion, VIDEO, Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp )

Beatrice
- 4 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
And despite the events that took place 70 years ago, you only have to watch the news to know that the hatred that created the Holocaust did not end with the Nazis. anti-Semitism still exists, and horrifyingly, is on the rise. Just this month a man
10 Snow Day Food Commandments
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, freedoms, snow days )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - mnn.com
A snow day calls for some family fun in the kitchen and a few relaxed rules.
IDF Commander Dismisses Unit 8200 Refuseniks
Society & Culture  (tags: reuseniks, conscientious objectors, israel, draft refusal, 8200 refusal letter, Unit 8200 )

Jess
- 13 hours ago - 972mag.com
âEUR~These operations, and not our letter, are what make military service political.âEUR(TM) The 43 reservist soldiers who refused to serve in the IDF respond to their dismissal.
Be Employable, Study Philosophy
Society & Culture  (tags: education, labor )

Glenn
- 13 hours ago - salon.com
Who says philosophy isn't a practical field of study?
Polish Jews Protest Monument to Righteous Gentiles in Warsaw Ghetto
Society & Culture  (tags: europe, history, news )

Glenn
- 14 hours ago - forward.com
Well, that's gratitude for you.
Historical Images of New York City Subway
Society & Culture  (tags: history, transportation, travel, usa )

Glenn
- 15 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Despite all its faults, you have to love the New York City Subways.
How Much Is $100 Really Worth in Each State of the US?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, money, value, cost of living, fixed income, retirement, America, interesting )

Kamia
- 16 hours ago - mentalfloss.com
Interesting infographic on how far a hundred dollars will go from state to state. Important when considering living on a fixed income or retiring, since what you have will have to stretch.
Islamic State Executes Women for Refusing Temporary Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: Temporary marriage, women refusing executed, Muta )

Patricia
- 16 hours ago - basnews.com
Temporary marriages allow a man with wives or no wives to pay to be "married" for just a few "hours" or "days", and is legal and used under Shiite law and increasingly Sunni. One might recognize the similarity between this and prostitution.
Pay the $1 Million Medical Bill From Nearly Killing My Baby
Society & Culture  (tags: Georgia, police, no-knock warrants, police brutality, Habersham County, Bou Bou, petitions, health care, medical bills, children )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - change.org
At 2:30 AM on May 28th of last year, heavily armed officers from the Habersham County Police Department broke down the door of our home without warning.

Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinian conspiracy theories, Denial, Delusional thinking, Most Palestinians think Israelis committ )

Beth
- 17 hours ago - jihadwatch.org
Remember that most Muslims believe Jews are the descendents of apes and pigs (Quran), or that most of the occupants of hell are women (Muhammad) and murdering non-Muslims up guarantees paradise. This ideology breeds dangerous, delusional thinking.
Occupier's Justice: Heads and Tails You Lose
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, world, Israel, Palestine, illegal Israeli settlements, law, justice, freedoms, Human Rights, government, ethics, family, society, rights, news )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
esterday I had an idea for a short story to explain the unrelenting insanity of the occupation for ordinary Palestinians. Tell me what you think. In my story, there is a Palestinian family, letâEUR(TM)s call them the Jaabaris, and they live next to a Jewish...
Like the Wind, We Will Be Free: How Being Detained at Ben Gurion Airport During a Family Trip to Palestine Reaffirmed My Identit
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, family, society, culture, humans, government, politics, violence, safety, children )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
If I close my eyes, just for a moment, I can still remember the way the wind in Palestine felt when it brushed against my cheeks on one of those really breezy days âEUR" Those days when I would walk out of my family's Beit Hanina, Jerusalem home ...
Survivors Visit Auschwitz, Prepare for 70th Anniversary
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust, Auschwitz, nazi genocide, anti-Semitism )

Barbara
- 23 hours ago - foxnews.com
A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation. On Tuesday, for the 70th anniversary, organizers are expecting 300, the youngest in their 70s.
Islamic State Deepens Grip in Future Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: middle-east, violence, terrorism, palestine )

Hilary
- 1 day ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Hamas and other Palestinian groups are continuing to deny the obvious, namely that the Islamic State terror group has managed to set up bases of power in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Boko Haram Wages New Nigeria Attacks as Kerry Visits
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, africa, humans, sadness )

Suheyla
- 1 day ago - hurriyetdailynews.com
Nigeria's military fought Boko Haram militants in the restive northeastern city of Maiduguri on Jan. 25, as US Secretary of State John Kerry jetted in to discuss fears about election-related violence.
Politician Wants Arrests After Gays Marry
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, law, crime, rights )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
It looks like the anti-gay marriage faction wants to go out in a blaze of sour grapes.
Ten True Facts Guaranteed to Short-Circuit Republican Brains
Society & Culture  (tags: facts, fiction, Constitution, history, religion, socialism, environment, abortion, health care )

Freya
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
As a public service to those who find themselves inextricably cornered by aggressively ill-informed Republicans at work, on the train or at family gatherings, presented here are ten indisputably true facts that will seriously challenge a RepublicanâEUR(TM)s...
 

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