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Society & Culture

When Buying Nothing Gives You More of Everything
Society & Culture  (tags: trade, barter, economy, sharing, community )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
A way to get and give free stuff with your neighbors that is time-consuming, inconvenient - and wonderful.
Mismanagement, Fraud and Worker Abuse at Charter Schools Are Driving School Staff to Unionize
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, teachers, wages, income, economic injustice, unions )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - truth-out.org
Charter school supporters consistently sell the concept of flexibility - crowing that charters allow teachers to design and implement curricula as they see fit. They further state that charters give administrators the "freedom" to sidestep union rules.
Inequality Out of Control: The Average 1% Household Made Over $2.5 Million in the Past Year
Society & Culture  (tags: economic injustice, income disparity, 1%, one percent, greed )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - nationofchange.org
With inequality ripping us apart, and with few of our national leaders willing or able to confront the problem, we may never again be an equitable and functional society.
Just in Time for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, Toyota, Olympics, Paralympic games, Team USA, “Start Your Impossible” campaign, Ted Lagety, Alana Nichols, Jack Hollis, mobilityforall.com )

Debbie
- 12 hours ago - patch.com
In less than four months, the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 kickoff and from the athletes to the viewers, everyone is ready to show support for their country.
Petition - Success: India To Fight Growing Sexual Assault Epidemic
Society & Culture  (tags: india, society, sexual assaults, sexual harassment, rape, rape victims, sexual violence, Justice for victims, Equal rights, Ethical Treatment, safety and security, protection of the vulnerable, punishments that fit the crime )

Kalliope
- 13 hours ago - forcechange.com
Praise India police force for finally cracking down on sexual assault. India is cracking down on sexual harassment and rape at long last. The country's answer to the spike in sexual violence against women is a squad of tough female motorcyclists...
People Can Pay Their Parking Fines With Cans of Food for the Hungry - Good News Network
Society & Culture  (tags: philanthropy, law, crime, police, food )

Glenn
- 21 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
'Food for Fines' lets people pay their parking tickets with canned food for the hungry.
How Social Media Is Socially Stunting Our Society: An Anthropologist and Acclaimed Journalist Shares His Warnings
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, culture, ethics, family, education, internet, interesting, society, safety, Facebook, social media, anthropologist, journalist, smartphones, online social platforms, vulnerability of human essence )

Ricardo
- 23 hours ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
Facebook has been around for more than a decade now and more than 100 million people worldwide actively use the social media platform. However, more and more people are expressing their concerns regarding the rise of social media usage and........
Hate Black Friday? Don't Participate!
Society & Culture  (tags: shopping, spending, consumerism, greed, holidays )

Freya
- 1 day ago - underwoodgardens.com
This year we don't have to wait until the next day for the sport of standing in line, pushing, shoving and trampling others that get in our way of that penultimate prize, the super-sale item that is so hot right now.
Tell Congress: End Teen Homelessness!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, kids, teenagers, children, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - go.fightforequality.org
40% of America's homeless youth are LGBT. They've been abandoned, rejected by their families, and left to live on the streets alone.
Woman Raises $160,000 for Homeless Man Who Helped Her
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, altruism, homelessness )

Freya
- 1 day ago - msn.com
The woman and her boyfriend are now looking to find the good Samaritan a home and help him get back on his feet. Kate McClure, 27, had to pull over on I-95 in Philadelphia during a trip to see her friend.
   

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