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Why Lance Armstrong, who won his first Tour de France 20 years ago this month, has been treated more harshly than the other cheaters, according to his former friend and teammate

Twenty years ago this month Lance Armstrong won his first of seven Tour de France titles. All his Tour victories were stripped after the US Anti-Doping Agency said Armstrong ran the most sophisticated doping program in the history of sports. This week at the Tour, Armstrong’s former friend and teammate […]
Why Lance Armstrong, who won his first Tour de France 20 years ago this month, has been treated more harshly than the other cheaters, according to his former friend and teammate
Tech

Instagram is trying to crack down on bullying with a new way to stop people from commenting publicly on your photos without having to block them

Instagram is rolling out two new features to try and crack down on bullying. The app will let users “restrict” people’s comments with a mute-style feature, and use AI to flag offensive comments before they’re posted. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform and its parent company have been facing increasing scrutiny over […]
Instagram is trying to crack down on bullying with a new way to stop people from commenting publicly on your photos without having to block them
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A Texas House candidate is calling out a toxic political culture after claiming that her family was harassed while trick-or-treating

Democratic House candidate MJ Hegar says that her opponent’s campaign is engaging in a targeted harassment campaign against her. Hegar says people from the campaign repeatedly attempted to engage with her children on Halloween. Multiple allegations of voter interference and harassment have been made during Texas’ early voting period. Halloween […]
A Texas House candidate is calling out a toxic political culture after claiming that her family was harassed while trick-or-treating
Markets

One in three Australians say they’ve been bullied by a boss

Bully bosses are reported to be widespread in Australia with one in three employees saying they have felt bullied. One in four employees have cried because of a boss. Sometimes a boss will deliberately change the roster because it inconveniences someone. One in three employees have felt bullied by a […]
One in three Australians say they’ve been bullied by a boss
Strategy

9 wildly successful people who were bullied as kids

Successful people are rallying around Keaton Jones, a Tennessee middle-school student who described the bullying he’s endured in a video that has gone viral. In many cases, the celebrities hailing Jones for coming forward were once the victims of childhood bullying themselves. For instance, Mark Ruffalo tweeted at Jones: “Little […]
9 wildly successful people who were bullied as kids
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Victoria is sacking the ‘dysfunctional’ Geelong council and its celebrity mayor

The Geelong city council will be sacked by the Victorian government after a three-month inquiry found it was “substantially dysfunctional” under the leadership of former paparazzi photographer Darryn Lyons. The dismissal comes in the wake of widespread claims of bullying, with the inquiry finding that there was a “deep-seated culture […]
Victoria is sacking the ‘dysfunctional’ Geelong council and its celebrity mayor
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Bullied NFL Player Makes A Heartbreaking List Of Reasons To Quit Football

A 150-page report on the Miami Dolphins bullying fiasco was released to the public today. The report is the result of a lengthy investigation conducted by independent investigator Ted Wells. It details a “pattern of harassment” by Richie Incognito and other players against second-year offensive tackle Jonathan Martin, who left […]
Bullied NFL Player Makes A Heartbreaking List Of Reasons To Quit Football
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Parents Fear Anti-Bullying Videos Could Backfire, Citing Two Recent Suicides

The LA Times has a disturbing storytoday on parents’ fears that anti-bullying videos may have actually spurred two students to kill themselves. The students — 15-year-old Jordan Lewis in Illinois and 12-year-old Jose Reyes in Nevada — committed suicide after their schools showed anti-bullying videos during National Bullying Prevention Month. […]
Parents Fear Anti-Bullying Videos Could Backfire, Citing Two Recent Suicides
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Stepmother Of Teen Charged In Bullying Suicide Arrested For Child Abuse

The stepmother of a 14-year-old girl who was arrested for bullying a girl who committed suicide has been charged with child abuse and neglect, ABC in Tampa reports. During a press conference Friday evening, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd aired a video clip of 30-year-old Vivian Vosburg appearing to beat […]
Stepmother Of Teen Charged In Bullying Suicide Arrested For Child Abuse
Lifestyle

Here’s How To Tell If Your Kid Is A Bully

Today, bullying affects nearly one in three American schoolchildren in grades six through 10. The facts are staggering. But not your little angel, no way. She’s perfect. He gets good grades. She has lots of friends. Friends who are mean. And what if your kid’s friends are mean to him […]
Here’s How To Tell If Your Kid Is A Bully
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Here’s The Best Way To Beat A Bully

Six out of 10 teenagers say they witness bullying in school once a day, and 160,000 students miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation by other students, according to bullying statistics. Bullying is a big problem in America’s schools, and for National Bullying Prevention Month, education […]
Here’s The Best Way To Beat A Bully
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Here’s One Heartbreaking Bullying Story That Has A Happy Ending

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so we thought it was a good time to revisit the powerful 2011 documentary ” Bully” to remember just how hard life can be for those who are bullied. “Bully” explores the subject of school bullying from a personal angle, telling the stories of […]
Here’s One Heartbreaking Bullying Story That Has A Happy Ending
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11 Staggering Facts About Bullying In America

With the rise of the Internet comes new ways for students to torment each other, and student suicides have called new attention to bullying in schools. As part of National Bullying Prevention Month and World Bullying Prevention Day on Oct. 7, we have compiled some staggering facts about how big […]
11 Staggering Facts About Bullying In America
Lifestyle

Desperate Letter Details Suicide Victim’s Struggle With ‘neighbours From Hell’

[credit provider=”Stephan Geyer at www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephangeyer/3329062208/”] It was a letter sent more in desperation than in hope. Type-written over three pages and stretching to 1,401 words, Suzanne Dow articulated her own personal hell.For three years, her next-door neighbours had done their best to destroy her life. The letter, sent to […]
Desperate Letter Details Suicide Victim’s Struggle With ‘neighbours From Hell’
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Bullies Aren’t Popular With The Tweens

As the holidays call for good will toward men, new research indicates that kids who are kinder are also happier and more popular.This finding suggests that simple and brief acts of kindness might help reduce bullying, the researchers say.
Bullies Aren’t Popular With The Tweens
Lifestyle

Pranking Bullies Voted This Teen To Homecoming Court But Now The Whole Town Is Rallying Around Her

[credit provider=”KDSK” url=”http://www.wnem.com/story/19568689/bullied-teen-speaks-out-about-homecoming-court-joke”] Whitney Kropp, a high school sophomore from Detroit, Michigan, was thrilled to learn she had been voted to the Homecoming Court. But Kropp later learned that bullies had plotted to get her on the court as a joke, local TV news station KDSK reported. Her mother said that she […]
Pranking Bullies Voted This Teen To Homecoming Court But Now The Whole Town Is Rallying Around Her
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North Carolina Kids Are Getting Fined For Insulting Teachers On Twitter

[credit provider=”AP”] Students in North Carolina could face fines up to $1,000 and probation if they post intimidating or tormenting statements about teachers online.North Carolina made it a misdemeanour crime for students to threaten teachers after the Classroom Teachers Association of North Carolina lobbied for bullying protection for teachers, the […]
North Carolina Kids Are Getting Fined For Insulting Teachers On Twitter
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Multimillionaire Became ‘Combative, Bullying, And Aggressive’ As Luxury Home Construction Went Wrong

[credit provider=”ramonbaile at www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ramonbaile/1361111259/”] Multimillionaire Giles Mackay was said to have ‘lost nearly all sense of objectivity’ after construction of his luxury home went wrong.When multimillionaire Giles Mackay hired builders to create his family’s dream home, he had clear ideas about how the work should be carried out.
Multimillionaire Became ‘Combative, Bullying, And Aggressive’ As Luxury Home Construction Went Wrong
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Harassed Bus Monitor Received More Than $700,000 From The Web And Started An Anti-Bullying Foundation

[credit provider=”CNN” url=”http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2012/06/22/ac-karen-klein-bullied-bus-driver.cnn”] The upstate New York bus monitor who received more than $700,000 in donations after a video of her being harassed by students went viral has retired and started her own anti-bullying foundation, Jonathan Noah of CNN reports.On June 19 a video posted on YouTube showed Karen Klein […]
Harassed Bus Monitor Received More Than $700,000 From The Web And Started An Anti-Bullying Foundation
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Dharun Ravi’s Lawyer Claims His Hate Crime Conviction Was Unconstitutional

[credit provider=”ABC News Screen Shot”] Dharun Ravi, who recently served 20 days in prison for bias intimidation in the Rutgers webcam trial, is appealing his conviction in a move that will help clarify New Jersey’s hate crime laws. Ravi acquitted on intent to intimidate, but convicted on Clementi’s perception of […]
Dharun Ravi’s Lawyer Claims His Hate Crime Conviction Was Unconstitutional
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This Texas Teacher Made Her Kindergartners Beat Up A Class Bully

[credit provider=”US Department of Education/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/departmentofed/7242155294/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] A school district in suburban San Antonio, Texas, has dismissed one kindergarten teacher and suspended another for an unusual plan to fight bullying: According to a police report, a young teacher at Salinas Elementary School approached an older colleague for help dealing with “a […]
This Texas Teacher Made Her Kindergartners Beat Up A Class Bully
Strategy

If You Were A Bully In High School, You Might Not Get A Job

[credit provider=”eliduke via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/elisfanclub/356269604/”] Here’s another reason to make amends with anyone who knew about your childhood bullying behaviour: It might affect your career.Or it will if you’re living in Australia.
If You Were A Bully In High School, You Might Not Get A Job