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Indigenous peoples are already central in the fights for clean water and against global warming — food may be next
From: Salon.com | By: Amy McDermott, Grist.org | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Through my public library system, I have free(!) unlimited access to Lynda.com. Seeking course recommendations to improve my creative, technical and/or business skills.Some background on me: 30 year old woman, undergrad degree in Cultural Anthropology...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: nightrecordings | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com. Angelina Jolie‘s long-awaited Cambodian film premiere was a family affair. The actress was joined by her children — Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8 —  at...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Mary Green , Helen Regan and Mike Miller | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Yes, the Dalai Lama skis.
From: Business Insider | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Lip service to the crucial function of the Fourth Estate is not enough to sustain it.
From: The Atlantic | By: Adrienne LaFrance | Friday, February 17, 2017
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On Saturday, the president slipped away from the doubters in Washington to address a Florida crowd filled with loyal supporters.
From: The Atlantic | By: McKay Coppins | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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For some unlucky women, wiping a cop's semen from their massage-table may be one of the last things they do in this country.
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Friday, February 17, 2017
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I don't think I'm depressed because I've felt depressed before but this feels different. I never want to get out of bed. I don't really want to eat and I don't have an appetite. I literally could zone out in bed for hours thinking about nothing. I feel...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: sheepishchiffon | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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This week the FBI released to the public nearly 400 pages of documents associated with the bureau’s 1970s investigation of racial discrimination in the Trump family’s real estate company, Trump Management, Incorporated. Donald Trump was at the time...
From: In These Times | By: Rachel Johnson | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Then reality sets in: Retirement can be kind of a drag. And there may be 20-plus years of it ahead of you.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Bolstered by the election of President Donald Trump, the group, Yes California, is collecting the 585,407 signatures necessary to place a secessionist question on the 2018 ballot. Its goal is to have California become its own country, separate and apart...
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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We live in a society obsessed with convenience, and that obsession has made plastic king. Though humankind has greatly benefited from plastic, the environmental costs of this reigning polymer may bring about our downfall. Traveling from land to sea in...
From: Earth911 | By: Liz Greene | Friday, February 17, 2017
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A lesson nonprofits need to remember.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Taz Hussein | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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The Chattanooga AD, a former Vol student and administrator, is reportedly competing with former Tennessee head coach Phillip Fulmer for the Vols' AD job....
From: College Football Talk | By: Zach Barnett | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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If the GOP assumed that there would be no resistance to their draconian, oligarchic agenda, they were wrong. Trump has no mandate, congressional Democrats got more total votes than Republicans, and people are organizing and fighting back: Jill Fox admits...
From: Liberaland | By: dave-dr-gonzo | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Angelina Jolie‘s long-awaited Cambodian film premiere was a family affair. The actress was joined by her children — Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8 — at the world premiere of her passion project, First...
From: Time | By: Helen Regan and Mike Miller / People | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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I need a new job, but I'm wasting time cycling through several different options, never really getting anywhere with any of them. Help?I don't like my current job and would like a new one. A complicating factor is that I don't have a clear idea of what...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: silly me | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The White Helmets leader Raed Saleh will attend the Oscars to represent The White Helmets, the nominated Netflix documentary that spotlights the Syrian rescue group. “We are eagerly looking forward to coming to the Oscars,” Saleh said in a statement....
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Volunteers at Boston Medical Center are helping babies who were exposed to drugs while in the womb heal faster with the power of human touch.
From: Fox News | Friday, February 17, 2017
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by Rose Skylstad The recycling club conducted a waste audit Jan. 5 during X-block as “a baseline study” and hopes to do another audit before the end of the year,…
From: The Newtonite | By: Rose Skylstad | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Surprise: His Daily Driver is a German Electric! The post Celebrity Drive: Mike Joy, Fox Sports NASCAR Announcer appeared first on Motor Trend....
From: Motor Trend | By: Carol Ngo | Friday, February 17, 2017
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At issue: the sensitive-locations policy
From: Time | By: Maya Rhodan and Elizabeth Dias | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Can a new clinical approach end a pattern of failure and frustration?
From: The Atlantic | By: Rachel Zamzow | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Sex workers are frequently put in the position of having to strategically hide an illness or injury for fear of losing business, and that process can be both exhausting and isolating. The post No One in the Porn Industry Likes a Broken Vagina appeared...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Regina Mahone | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The number of U.S. Latinos with the memory-robbing disease is expected to rise more than eightfold by 2060 to 3.5 million....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Ana B. Ibarra and Heidi de Marco | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students wait to enter a Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2009. (Photo: Katie Spence) Delving into the underbelly of the US military, longtime antiwar activist Pat Elder reveals how military recruiters are assisted...
From: Truthout | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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They’re archiving data and keeping track of what’s being removed.
From: Grist | By: Megan Molteni | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Most residents could not go for work today as they do not have access to their belongings.
From: Khaleej Times | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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Saturday Night at the MoviesPut some shorts on By Dennis HartleyAt the risk of having my critic’s license revoked, I will freely admit this, right here in front of (your deity of choice) and all six of my readers: I have not seen any of the 9 films...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, February 19, 2017
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The New York Times obtained an internal memo from Trump's Office of Management and Budget, which proposes eliminating Americorps, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
From: Geekosystem | By: Marykate Jasper | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Phillip Sheppard, 42, is also a software engineer.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Greg Adomaitis | For NJ.com | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The volunteer coach of a girls volleyball team was arrested Friday amid allegations she had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old player.
From: New York Daily News | By: BRIAN LISI | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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By: Nadia El-Shaarawi As a volunteer legal advocate working with refugees who were seeking resettlement, I learned to ask detailed questions about persecution. These were the kind of questions you would never ask in polite conversation: Who kidnapped...
From: Savage Minds | By: Carole McGranahan | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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Volunteers at Boston Medical Center are helping babies who were exposed to drugs while in the womb heal faster with the power of human touch. The volunteer cuddlers are part of the hospital’s CALM program, which helps newborns who are suffering from...
From: New York Post | By: Fox News | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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About 10 volunteers who connected on social media searched, along with police, in abandoned homes in north St. Louis
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By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.comPERRY — A police investigator said Friday he expects the number of victims to climb as he continues to look into molestation accusations against a former volunteer teacher's aide at Perry Upper Elementary...
From: NewsOK | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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New Sinn Féin leader attends memorial in Clonoe for volunteers shot dead by the SAS
From: Irish Times | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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They accepted the coveted award at a dinner hosted by the Fine Arts Foundation and held at the Four Seasons Hotel.
From: Denver Post | By: Joanne Davidson | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Jim Breheny, the director of the Bronx Zoo, has been working at the New York City attraction since he was a 14-year-old volunteer. The Bronx native met his wife of 20 years, Kathleen LaMattina, at the zoo (she’s the collections manager for program...
From: New York Post | By: Andrea Morabito | Saturday, February 18, 2017
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All-Star players, coaches and alumni put on rain gear to build playground at William Hart Elementary
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The Daily Mail says that sad man Tom Hiddleston recently told an unsexy story during an appearance on The Graham Norton Show about peeing on his Night Manager co-star Tom Hollander. They were filming in Mallorca and Tom Hollander decided to go for a...
From: Dlisted | By: Allison | Friday, February 17, 2017
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In New Zealand more than 650 whales were found beached, dying on a remote shore. While some were saved thanks to volunteers, most did not surviveScientists have a few theories as to why this happened.  Read more...More about Real Time Video, Real Time...
From: Mashable | By: Ryan Sedmak | Friday, February 17, 2017
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A good percentage of the volunteers at FISH are part of a growing segment of the U.S. population that has lived over ninety years. In fact, four of the 36 volunteers there are in the ninth decade of their lives and still working. Seventeen are in their...
From: Forbes | By: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor | Friday, February 17, 2017
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In Houston, Texas, anyone caught with up to two ounces of marijuana will avoid going to jail if they volunteer to complete a diversion program. However, this policy is about to be expanded under Harris County’s new district attorney. As of March 1,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: John Houck | Friday, February 17, 2017
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R n B singer Niyola made a daring move that caused several men to drool and go green with envy at the recently concluded ‘Eargasm’ concert which held on the 11th of February, 2017 at EKO Hotel Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. The post How...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Nwafor Polycarp | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Literacy volunteers tutor training session in Vineland beginning March 22
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Community Bulletin | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Even ardent defenders of park open space want to see the museum thrive. Are there options for going underground, an effective, art-friendly approach that renowned museums have utilized worldwide?...
From: Seattle Times | By: John Colwell | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Corporate giving has become a fundamental part of company culture around the globe. While it’s true that funding is a critical part of keeping charities operating, just throwing cash at causes isn’t enough if companies want to truly maximize these...
From: Mashable | By: AOL | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The Syrians had been barred by President Trump’s travel ban but now are scrambling to get flights for the ceremony before a second possible ban.
From: New York Times | By: CARA BUCKLEY | Friday, February 17, 2017
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We can get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life that we often forget to think of others. But a small gesture of kindness can not only make someone else's entire day, but it can also make you feel good. So why not spread the love and...
From: SavvySugar | By: Euna Park | Friday, February 17, 2017
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