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Since When Is Being Homeless A Crime? Well, In Some Places, Since Yesterday.
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Since When Is Being Homeless A Crime? Well, In Some Places, Since Yesterday.

I've met so many wonderful homeless people; women fleeing abuse, young adults that were orphans and had no one to teach them how to budget, families whose house burnt down, etc. Being homeless is shameful and now to criminalize it is downright heartless.

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from america.aljazeera.com

OPINION: Obama’s ‘war on coal’ doesn’t exist

Specious slogans dominate key midterm Senate battles in Appalachia, burying West Virginia coal chemical disaster

from the Guardian

When you call a rape anything but rape, you are just making excuses for rapists

But the real reason Americans need these qualifiers - why saying "rape" sometimes and for some people feels like a step too far – is that we...

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from Salon

Tiny houses: Cute, environmentally friendly and sometimes illegal

LittleThings - Uplifting, touching and interesting stories from around the world. In just a few minutes, you'll laugh, smile and appreciate the wonderful world that we live in. Remember, it's the little things in life that matter the most!

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Can floating islands, porous sidewalks save NYC from floods?

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A nonbeliever, curating religious art at the Morgan

Anne Boleyn’s love of illuminated manuscripts had begun at the court of Margaret of Austria, who had a vast collection of them, but if it began in the Low Countries it blossomed in France because Queen Claude also loved illumination, as is clear when we examine her Prayer Book and Book of Hours from 1517.

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from america.aljazeera.com

US removes Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorism

29 May 16 Cuba Removed From US Terrorism List | Al Jazeera America

from america.aljazeera.com

New Kansas welfare spending law is ‘tax on the poor’

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