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Society & Culture

Greenland Legalizes Gay Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights )

Darren
- 20 hours ago - gaystarnews.com
Below the Ice....
Protect Sacred Apache Land From Mining
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, rights, world, humans, government, health, environment, corruption, culture, ethics )

Michael
- 22 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Take Part has a number of petitions for you to sign, and this one helps counter the damaging NDAA which is being misused by corps to destroy previously protected areas.
Elementary School Hosts End-Of-Year Carnival, Excludes All The Poor Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: Elementary school, end-of-year carnival, poor kids, classmates, americans, children, culture, education, ethics, humans, politics, society, usa )

Lone
- 22 hours ago - msn.com
more than 100 children were forced to sit in a dark auditorium within earshot of the screams of glee of their fellow classmates who were enjoying an end-of-year carnival outside.
Support the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, law, media, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act is a bill that seeks to bar Chinese officials responsible for the lockdown of Tibet from entering the United States. This is a legislative milestone that can have a monumental impact in Tibet....
10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Must Be Allowed a Life-Saving Abortion *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, ethics, family, law, sadness, women, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The life of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after being raped by her stepfather is in danger....
Agrochemical Giant Monsanto Is Poised to Take Over Syngenta, Another Massive Pesticide Company.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, business, consumers, corporate, economy, Entrepreneurs, environment, farming, ethics, government, investments, news, politics, SustainableDevelopment, freedoms, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Marco
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
This is the deal that could create the ultimate super villain. Monsanto wants to launch a takeover bid of Syngenta, one of the biggest pushers of bee-killing pesticides in the world.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: We Need Real Chemical Safety Standards
Society & Culture  (tags: chemicals, safety )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Take Action: Tell Congress: We Need Real Chemical Safety Standards. Oppose S.697! See more at: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50865/p/dia/action3/ common/public/?action_KEY=16747&track=FB&tag=FB#st hash.vq90UB1x.dpuf
TAKE ACTION: Ask Your Member of Congress to Visit a Food Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: Food Banks, congress, HUNGER IN THE USA )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - secure.feedingamerica.org
The best way to help legislators understand the scope of hunger in America is to see it for themselves. With Child Nutrition Reauthorization right around the corner, help us urge Members of Congress to visit a food bank
'Pay to Stay': Inmates Across U.S. Charged for Their Own Incarceration
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, incarceration, corrections, inmates )

Freya
- 1 day ago - msn.com
Nearly every state lets prisons and jails charge inmates for their own incarceration - room, board, clothing, and doctor's visits - in a phenomenon called "pay to stay."
SWAT Team Allegedly Broke 81-Year-Old's Hip, Left Him Laying in His Own Waste: Lawsuit | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, safety, violence, usa, rights, ethics, culture, crime, abuse )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A new lawsuit seems to reveal shocking (or not so shocking) SWAT team behavior.81-year-old Herman Crisp was engaged in the provocative activity of sitting on a chair on his lawn when SWAT officers stormed his house,flinging a flash-grade grenade that he
This Receptionist Lives In Fear Due To Anti-Abortion Terrorism -- And She's Far From Alone
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion, women, health care, terrorists, terrorism, anti-choice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
She has had death threats and been followed home, but the local police are unresponsive.
The Student Loan Crisis and the Debtfare State
Society & Culture  (tags: Student Debt )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
With over $1 trillion in outstanding loan balances, the student loan industry has a lot in common with the sub-prime mortgage industry,
More Than 40 People Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend, Including a 4-Year-Old Girl
Society & Culture  (tags: chicago, shooting, memorial day weekend, violence, gun laws, americans, corruption, crime, humans, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
The violent shooting sprees that happened over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago has left many dead, including a child. While this sort of violence is unfortunately not uncommon for the city, are gun laws to blame?
TO: The Tasmanian Legislative Council
Society & Culture  (tags: tasmanian legislative council, kids, tasmania, kids, gay, school, refused, vote, australian, child, children, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, law, religion, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - go.allout.org
In a few hours, the Council could decide that Tasmanian kids can be refused entry from school just for being gay, on 'religious grounds'.Please vote against this amendment and make sure that all Australian kids are protected, no matter who they are.
Facebook Launches Newsfeed Amber Alerts in Canada 4
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, amber alert, missing children, child, children, crime, culture, family, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ottawasun.com
. "We saw that people were already using Facebook to share information of missing children. So this was a way for us to integrate that into our system so that it would be automatic, focused and targeted."
How Popular Music,s Lyrics Perpetuate American Idiocy
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, interesting, music, society )

M
- 1 day ago - organichealth.co
Recent studies have shown that as it seems, song lyrics from the most popular genres of music are extremely dull-witted and overly simple-minded.
 

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