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Vegucated | Watch the Film Free Online | SnagFilms

Vegucated | Watch the Film Free Online | SnagFilms | Humanity | Scoop.it
This feature-length documentary that follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks.
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Be an educated consumer. Know from where your food comes, and be informed.
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Turkish students arrested for Nazi salute to Israelis at Concentration Camp

Worldbulletin - News on Turkey, Middle East and Beyond
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Tel Aviv U. affiliated prof. who is a Holocaust survivor wins Nobel for physics

Tel Aviv U. affiliated prof. who is a Holocaust survivor wins Nobel for physics | Humanity | Scoop.it
Francois Englert of Belgium shares prize for his role in the discovery of the
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Children and Guns: The Hidden Toll

Children and Guns: The Hidden Toll | Humanity | Scoop.it
Children shot accidentally — usually by other children — are collateral casualties of the accessibility of guns in America, their deaths at once heart-rending and eminently preventable.
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U of Alabama ends 'whites only' sororities

U of Alabama ends 'whites only' sororities | Humanity | Scoop.it
Four black women were admitted to traditionally all-white sororities at the University of Alabama Friday. Earlier this month, two black women were passed over by all-white sororities because of pressure from alumnae.
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Women's Prison in Fluvanna County Faces Abuse Allegations, Class Action Lawsuit

Women's Prison in Fluvanna County Faces Abuse Allegations, Class Action Lawsuit | Humanity | Scoop.it
A lawsuit filed against the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women accuses the warden and the medical staff at the prison of cruel and unusual punishment.
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Charlotte Police Kill Unarmed Man Who Was Asking for Help

Charlotte Police Kill Unarmed Man Who Was Asking for Help | Humanity | Scoop.it
In another shooting of an unarmed individual by police this weekend, a former Florida A&M football player was shot and killed as he approached police officers, looking for assistance after getting into a car accident.
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Can We Eliminate Animals from Medical Research? — NOVA Next | PBS

Can We Eliminate Animals from Medical Research? — NOVA Next | PBS | Humanity | Scoop.it
Promising new technologies may reduce our dependence on animals in medical research. But will they be enough?
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Breaking My Silence | The Nation

Breaking My Silence | The Nation | Humanity | Scoop.it
For years I have written about mass incarceration, while staying mute about drones and other injustices. It is time to connect the dots.
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James Mollison Photography

James Mollison Photography | Humanity | Scoop.it
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HUNGER

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Muslims Are Being Blacklisted, ACLU Says

Muslims Are Being Blacklisted, ACLU Says | Humanity | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES -- A government program to screen immigrants for national security concerns has blacklisted some Muslims and put their U.S. citizenship applications on hold for years, civil liberties advocates said Wednesday.
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Detroit's Stray Dog Epidemic: 50,000 Or More Roam The City : NPR

Detroit's Stray Dog Epidemic: 50,000 Or More Roam The City : NPR | Humanity | Scoop.it
Pit bulls dominate the population. But smaller, aggressive dogs are problems as well. "It's like Chihuahuaville," one mail carrier tells Bloomberg News of a neighborhood on her route.
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Tacking Health Care Costs Onto California Farm Produce

Tacking Health Care Costs Onto California Farm Produce | Humanity | Scoop.it
The contractors who provide armies of field workers in the state say they are already preparing for the potential cost the new health law will add to their businesses.
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of course these workers should have health insurance!

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Parents of teen charged in death of cyberbullied Florida girl claims her account was hacked

Parents of teen charged in death of cyberbullied Florida girl claims her account was hacked | Humanity | Scoop.it
A heartless Facebook post is what prompted Polk County authorities Monday to charge Guadalupe Shaw, 14, with felony aggravated stalking against Rebecca Sedwick.
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Parents: Supervise your children online.  STOP BULLYING! Don't let them bully others.  AND protect your children from bullies.

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Malala Yousafzai wins Sakharov prize

Malala Yousafzai wins Sakharov prize | Humanity | Scoop.it
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai who was shot in the head by the Taliban wins the EU's Sakharov human rights prize.
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Nobel Winner Escaped Nazis As A Young Boy

Nobel Winner Escaped Nazis As A Young Boy | Humanity | Scoop.it
Martin Karplus, one of three scientists who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday, escaped the Nazis and the Holocaust aged just eight-years-old, according to his autobiography.Karplus was born into a Jewish family in Vienna in 1930 and...
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In Reversal, Segregated Univ. of Alabama Sororities Invite Black Students to Join - Atlanta Black Star

In Reversal, Segregated Univ. of Alabama Sororities Invite Black Students to Join - Atlanta Black Star | Humanity | Scoop.it
After a week of withering nationwide condemnation of the discriminatory practices of the University of Alabama’s white sororities, the university’s president announced yesterday that the segregated sororities have extended invitations to 11 black...
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21 Comics That Capture The Frustrations Of Depression

For those who have suffered, are suffering, or simply want to learn more.
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Take the time to observe and listen to friends and loved ones suffering from depression.  

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Encounters with an Egalitarian: Yves Bonnardel

http://egalitariste.com www.facebook.com/encounterswithanegalitarian The 2012 film "Encounters with an Egalitarian" by the French Swiss director Gwennaël Bol...
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The Author of Cloud Atlas on Autism, His Son, and the Japanese Teen Who Inspired Him

The Author of Cloud Atlas on Autism, His Son, and the Japanese Teen Who Inspired Him | Humanity | Scoop.it
The following is David Mitchell's introduction to The Reason I Jump, by Naoki Higashida, out now from Random House.
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Why some movements work and others wilt

Why some movements work and others wilt | Humanity | Scoop.it
Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.
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Indian author Sushmita Banerjee executed in Afghanistan by Taliban - The Times of India

Indian author Sushmita Banerjee executed in Afghanistan by Taliban - The Times of India | Humanity | Scoop.it
While the stated reason for the barbaric act was not given, Banerjee had possibly attracted the ire of the fundamentalist outfit for her ceaseless social work.
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One Easy Thing All White People Could Do That Would Make The World A Better Place

One Easy Thing All White People Could Do That Would Make The World A Better Place | Humanity | Scoop.it
Two women walk into a store — one black, one white. Do you see where this is going?
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Anti-Hamas movement emerges in Gaza

News: Group calling itself 'rebellion against tyranny' inspired by Egypt's Tamarod movement calls for mass protests against Gaza rulers
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Deaf Student, Denied Interpreter by Medical School, Draws Focus of Advocates

Deaf Student, Denied Interpreter by Medical School, Draws Focus of Advocates | Humanity | Scoop.it
The case of a deaf medical student who was denied the use of an interpreter during his clinical training in Omaha, Neb., is to go to trial on Tuesday.
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