CDC Finds Troubling Rise in Teen Suicide Method
More teens who are killing themselves are choosing suffocation and strangling, government researchers reported Thursday. And more young women are committing ...
End-Of-Life Chemotherapy: Does It Do More Harm Than Good?
The decision over if or when to stop chemotherapy is a heart-wrenching one many cancer patients and their families eventually face. Now a new study, published online today in JAMA Oncology, suggests t...
Palliative care
This short video explains what palliative care is and what palliative care teams do to help those with serious illness.
Stephen Hawking: 'I would Consider Assisted Suicide'
Stephen Hawking has said he would consider ending his own life if he became a burden to others or if he had “nothing more to contribute”. But the physicist and cosmologist told a forthcoming BBC progr...
Woman suing California for her right to die at home
A San Francisco woman battling cancer is prepared to battle the state of California in court for what she says is her right to die on her own terms.
California Assembly approves right-to-die legislation
After nearly a quarter-century of efforts in California to afford terminally ill patients the right to end their lives with a doctor's help, state lawmakers and the governor may be on the verge of gra...
Gov. Brown signs controversial assisted-suicide bill
Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill pati...
10 Countries With The Best Care For The Dying
We all want a high quality of life. But what about the quality of death? What constitutes a peaceful death can mean many things to different people, but it frequently includes the quality of care they...
My Right to Die: Assisted Suicide, My Family, and Me
Is this the next civil rights battle?
Bus Cannibal Given Complete Freedom in Canada
A Manitoba man has been set free after being found not criminally responsible by Canadian courts for decapitating and cannibalizing a passenger during a grizzly ride on a Greyhound bus.
Did you know that the NSA uses Uber Drivers and Soccer Moms to Spy on You?
In the United States there are thousands of otherwise normal citizens with camera equipped cars driving the streets spying on your every…
How not to get your ass Kicked by the Police
Chris Rock: How not to get your ass Kicked by the Police #Followthesesteps
Grand theft cop car: Woman slips out of handcuffs, hijacks cruiser
A Texas woman who was arrested for shoplifting managed to slip out of her handcuffs before stealing a police car and leading the officers on a 23-minute, 100mph car chase. Find RT America in your are...
Accountability
In ethics and governance, accountability is answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and the expectation of account-giving. As an aspect of governance, it has been central to discussions related to ...
Authority
The word authority (Derived from the Latin word auctoritas) can be used to mean power given by the state (in the form of government, judges, police officers, etc.) or by academic knowledge of an area ...
Conflict
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Cultural hegemony
In Marxist philosophy, the term cultural hegemony describes the domination of a culturally diverse society by the ruling class, who manipulate the culture of that society — the beliefs, explanations,...
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Etiquette
Etiquette (/ˈɛtɨkɛt/ or /ˈɛtɨkɪt/, [e.ti.kɛt]) is a code of behavior that delineates expectations for social behavior according to contemporary conventional norms within a society, social class, or gr...
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Inequality
Inequality may refer to:In mathematics:In healthcare:In economics:In the social sciences:
Obfuscation
Obfuscation is the obscuring of intended meaning in communication, making the message confusing, willfully ambiguous, or harder to understand. It may be intentional or unintentional (although the form...
Peace
Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the absence of hostility and retribution, peace al...
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Reform
Reform means the improvement or amendment of what is wrong, corrupt, unsatisfactory, etc. The use of the word in this way emerges in the late 1700s and is believed to originate from Christopher Wyvill...
Rights
Rights are legal, social, or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement; that is, rights are the fundamental normative rules about what is allowed of people or owed to people, according to some lega...
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Convention (norm)
A convention is a set of agreed, stipulated, or generally accepted standards, norms, social norms, or criteria, often taking the form of a custom.Certain types of rules or customs may become law and r...