Top 3 Ways Social Media can Help Humanitarian Work (and 3 Pitfalls)

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Kennedy Forum releases 2nd edition of “Parity Resource Guide for Addiction & Mental Health Consumers, Providers and Advocates”

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#LoveWins “It is so ordered.” #SCOTUS

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For those citizens who oppose yesterday’s SCOTUS ruling and think that states should continue to vote on a citizen’s right to marry, I offer you a quote from Rachel Maddow:

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SCOTUS Ruling Means Millions Of Americans No Longer At Risk To Lose Health Insurance Subsidies

Maureen French:

Finally, #SCOTUS is on the right side of #History.

Originally posted on Consumerist:

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The Affordable Care Act scored a major victory today as the Supreme Court upheld provisions allowing the government to provide tax subsidies for consumers who purchased insurance through the program,although their statesdon’t have anofficial insurance exchange of their own.

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IRISH: THE FORGOTTEN WHITE SLAVES

June 16, 2015 1 comment

Maureen French:

This is an interesting post that covers part of the sad and horrific slave-trade history in the Americas.

Originally posted on peoples trust toronto:

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IRISH: THE FORGOTTEN WHITE SLAVES
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They came as slaves: human cargo transported on British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, women, and even the youngest of children.

Whenever they rebelled or even disobeyed an order, they were punished in the harshest ways. Slave owners would hang their human property by their hands and set their hands or feet on fire as one form of punishment. Some were burned alive and had their heads placed on pikes in the marketplace as a warning to other captives.

We don’t really need to go through all of the gory details, do we? We know all too well the atrocities of the African slave trade.

But are we talking about African slavery? King James VI and Charles I also led a continued effort to enslave the Irish. Britain’s Oliver Cromwell furthered…

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In Honor of Our Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

May 25, 2015 2 comments

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery

Please take a moment on this Memorial Day to remember the soldiers who have given their lives to defend our country.

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. – Douglas MacArthur

Recycle Yourself: Donate Life

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It’s the last day of Donate Life Month, but it’s never too late to sign up for organ donation and give the gift of life. You can check out more information about organ donation and registration at National Donate Life Month | Donate Life America and GoRecycleYourself.

 

You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. – Kahlil Gibran

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