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SHOT: Staying Alive with Type 1 Diabetes (with Giveaway!) : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog

SHOT: Staying Alive with Type 1 Diabetes (with Giveaway!) : DiabetesMine: the all things diabetes blog | Humanity | Scoop.it
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Great review by Amy at Diabetes Mine

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The Supreme Court Must Stop the Execution of Warren Hill

The Supreme Court Must Stop the Execution of Warren Hill | Humanity | Scoop.it
On February 19, 2013, Georgia plans to execute Warren Hill, a man with an intellectual disability. Mr. Hill has exhausted his appeals.
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Decade into battle against human trafficking, nation's legislators look at more than 200 bills

Decade into battle against human trafficking, nation's legislators look at more than 200 bills | Humanity | Scoop.it
OKLAHOMA CITY - The grisly discovery of a 19-year-old woman's butchered body stuffed inside a duffel bag has helped push human trafficking into the spotlight at the Oklahoma Legislature.
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Romanian author accused of anti-Semitism nominated for Nobel Prize | JTA - Jewish & Israel News

Romanian author accused of anti-Semitism nominated for Nobel Prize | JTA - Jewish & Israel News | Humanity | Scoop.it
A writier's association in Moldova reportedly has nominated Paul Goma, a Romanian author accused of writing anti-Semitic texts, for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Michigan hospital sued for bending to demands of swastika-tattooed father — RT

Michigan hospital sued for bending to demands of swastika-tattooed father — RT | Humanity | Scoop.it
An African American nurse is suing a Michigan hospital for folding to the request of a racist parent. The nurse was reportedly reassigned when a father with a swastika tattoo said that African Americans could not take care of his baby.
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Teen tries to commit suicide after online bullying video

Teen tries to commit suicide after online bullying video | Humanity | Scoop.it
A school district in New Jersey is looking for all the students responsible for bullying a student who tried to commit suicide
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The other side of the property boom: HK’s poor living in cages | Asia News – Politics, Media, Education | Asian Correspondent

The other side of the property boom: HK’s poor living in cages | Asia News – Politics, Media, Education | Asian Correspondent | Humanity | Scoop.it
HONG KONG (AP) — For many of the richest people in Hong Kong, one of Asia's wealthiest cities, home is a mansion with an expansive view from the heights of Victoria Peak. For some of the poorest, like Leung Cho-yin, home is a metal cage.
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KKK robes in class? Students' presentation sparks debate

KKK robes in class? Students' presentation sparks debate | Humanity | Scoop.it
KKK robes in class: Clark County School District officials investigated and the Las Vegas Academy principal sent parents a letter calling the incident "unfortunate" after one of the students was photographed wearing the KKK white robe and hooded...
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Alan Gross: Boca Raton Jews hope to bring cheer to jailed humanitarian

Alan Gross: Boca Raton Jews hope to bring cheer to jailed humanitarian | Humanity | Scoop.it
Pleas for Cuban government to let Alan Gross go appear to fall on deaf ears
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Massachusetts Kids With Diabetes Get Elevated at Wachusett Mountain
With Pro Snowboarder and Type 1 Diabetes Hero Sean Busby

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Diabetes researcher’s goal: Make insulin-producing cells in lab | City of Hope Breakthroughs

Diabetes researcher’s goal: Make insulin-producing cells in lab | City of Hope Breakthroughs | Humanity | Scoop.it
As people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes know all too well, their disease is caused by their own immune system’s destruction of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Treatments exist, but there is no long-term  cure.
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Targeted by bullies, Oregon teen hangs himself in schoolyard

Targeted by bullies, Oregon teen hangs himself in schoolyard | Humanity | Scoop.it
In the town of La Grande, Ore. two children in the last three months were intent on ending their own lives. A 16-year-old girl killed herself in October and now there’s a 15-year-old boy who is not expected to live after hanging himself.
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Honoring 'Our Will To Live': The Lost Music Of The Holocaust : NPR

For two decades, Italian musicologist Francesco Lotoro has searched for and resurrected works of music written in World War II concentration, labor and POW camps.
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Characters Unite :: Home

Characters Unite :: Home | Humanity | Scoop.it
Characters Unite represents a new movement committed to combating prejudice, intolerance and hate, and promoting greater acceptance and mutual respect in order to form a more perfect union.
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Characters Unite National Bus Tour to combat hate, discrimination makes stop in Cleveland

Characters Unite National Bus Tour to combat hate, discrimination makes stop in Cleveland | Humanity | Scoop.it
USA Network has launched a Characters Unite national bus tour which is stopping in Cleveland Monday to help spread the message that everyone can help end hate and all forms of discrimination.
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ADL Appalled at Holocaust Mockery During Belgium’s Aalst Carnaval; Praises UNESCO for Quick Condemnation

ADL Appalled at Holocaust Mockery During Belgium’s Aalst Carnaval; Praises UNESCO for Quick Condemnation | Humanity | Scoop.it
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Les Bonner » Blog Archive » Meniscus Film Festival welcomes entries for the 2013 film competition.Submit your film on prejudice & discrimination

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Nazi-looted Louvre art returned

Nazi-looted Louvre art returned | Humanity | Scoop.it
Seven paintings taken from their Jewish owners in the 1930s are being returned to their surviving relatives as part of an ongoing French effort to give back looted artworks.
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Florida congresswoman introduces resolution honoring Trayvon Martin

Florida congresswoman introduces resolution honoring Trayvon Martin | Humanity | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - A Florida congresswoman on Tuesday introduced a resolution honoring Trayvon Martin, the Florida teen whose slaying a year ago this month stirred national controversy...
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Former sex trafficking victim shines light on dark underworld of Super Bowl

Former sex trafficking victim shines light on dark underworld of Super Bowl | Humanity | Scoop.it
Amid the parties and fun of Super Bowl 2013, authorities say, there is a dark underworld of girls and women being forced into the sex trade.
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Fired For Having The Wrong Genes? | newmatilda.com

Fired For Having The Wrong Genes? | newmatilda.com | Humanity | Scoop.it
The Gillard Government’s proposed anti-discrimination laws remove a key protection against genetic discrimination.
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Where's The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties : NPR

Where's The Beef? Burger King Finds Horsemeat In Its U.K. Patties : NPR | Humanity | Scoop.it
The fast food giant said this week that some of its burgers in Britain and Ireland were found to contain horsemeat. That's prompted a Twitter campaign and threats of a boycott.
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Is there a difference between eating defenseless horses/cows/pigs/chickens?

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Is there a difference between eating defenseless pigs/cows/horses/chickens?
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PhaseBio says biopolymer delivery tech could cut insulin injections

PhaseBio says biopolymer delivery tech could cut insulin injections | Humanity | Scoop.it
Diabetes sufferers could be injecting insulin just once a week if a new drug delivery technique is picked up by a big pharma company.
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RFK In the Land of Apartheid - A Ripple of Hope

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The video is available for free to watch in full through February 20.

There is a problem with the logo in the beginning but otherwise it seems to be streaming well including full screen.  It does seem to require the latest version of Quicktime on a Mac or Windows/PC

More about Larry Shore here: http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/communications/news/top-featured-stories/from-apartheid-south-africa-to-hunter-professor-larry-shore2019s-long-voyage 

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