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Soldier's Heart: Jacob George's Sorrowful Ride Till the End
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: World, War & Peace, Economy, Rights, Solutions, U.S )

Judy
- 78 days ago - commondreams.org
Oh so heartbreaking to hear of the suicide - or as some call it, the death from moral injuries - of Jacob George, 32-year-old Arkansas farmer, musician, anti-war activist and veteran of three tours of Afghanistan who came home shattered...
Young Woman Jailed for Wanting to Watch Sport in Iran ! Demand Her Release ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, environment, Iran, women )

Cher
- 79 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25 year old Iranian-British national, was arrested on 30 June 2014 after peacefully protesting Iran's ban on women in sports stadiums. She was taken to Tehran's notorious Evin Prison, locked in solitary confinement without access
NM Cop Threatened to Shoot 'F*Cking Lunatic' in the Penis 2 Hours Before Killing Him (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Albuquerque New Mexico, police, death, dishonesty, lies, violence, rights, freedoms, society, safety, humans, ethics, murder, crime, news )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - rawstory.com
In March, Albuquerque police shot and killed a homeless man who had been illegally camping in an incident that was caught on tape and led to a storm of controversy over the decision to open fire.
Some Folks Asked 'The Daily Show' To Not Air The Clip. They Aired It Anyway. (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, Washington Redskins, Jon Stewart, media, news, society, sports, culture, ethics, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - upworthy.com
CANADIANS! If you can't see the clip because you're not in the U.S., and the media empire wants to prevent you from seeing things from a non-Canadian domain, here's a link that will save the day. EVERYONE ELSE! Here's a browser extension that will help...
Sheriff Pummels Driver After He's Asked for His Badge: 'Here's My Badge, Motherf*Cker'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, New Mexico, Rio Arriba County, Tommy Rodella, civil rights, police, society, ethics, freedoms, law, rights, news, safety, violence, politics )

Carrie
- 80 days ago - rawstory.com
A New Mexico sheriff with a controversial past was convicted Friday on federal firearms charges, assault, and violation of a citizen's civil rights in a road rage incident in March.
America's Summer of White Supremacy: A Postmortem
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, summer of 2014, Human Rights, racism, white supremacy, ethics, death, freedoms, society, culture, safety, violence, rights, police, abuse, news )

Carrie
- 82 days ago - salon.com
Michael Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford: The past few months have seen tragedy after tragedy. When will it end?
Raking In On Rents: The Housing Crisis Begins Anew
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Poverty, Wall Street )

Judy
- 83 days ago - commondreams.org
Wall Street wrecked the economy in 2007 due to dealing in shady mortgage securities. Did the banksters learn their lesson?
Sign the Petition: Make Sentencing Smarter ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, prison sentences, law, petition, non violent crimes, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, society, sadness, news, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 85 days ago - dailykos.com
The hallmark of a legitimate justice system is fairness. Today in America, thousands upon thousands of people are serving decades-long prison sentences for non-violent crimes. Their lives are being needlessly thrown away and billions of taxpayer dollars
Wisconsin Voter ID Law Ruling Threatens Chaos on Election Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin voter ID law, court ruling, ethics, dishonesty, rights, freedoms, elections, corruption, government, republicans, news, abuse, politics )

Carrie
- 86 days ago - theguardian.com
Election officials and civil liberties advocates are predicting that a surprise court ruling that lifted a stay on Wisconsin's controversial voter-ID law will produce chaos on election day,as estimates suggest that up to 300,000 eligible voters may not...
Voter Registration, Just a Click Away ~ VIDEO ~
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, National Voter Registration Day, government, ethics, politics, freedoms, rights, vote, elections, constitution, news )

Carrie
- 86 days ago - aflcio.org
Today is National Voter Registration Day and while volunteers around the country will be on street corners, outside of groceries stores, at bus and subway stops and elsewhere to help people register, you can get started right now, right here with just...
Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Elections a 'More Meaningful Measure' If Voters Must Pass a Test (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, children, education, government, ethics, freedoms, rights, society )

Carrie
- 87 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Monday argued that requiring a "citizenship test" to vote made the outcome of elections "more meaningful." Two Republican state legislators in Utah last week announced a bill that would require students to pass a ...
The Most Discriminated-Against People in America? It's People Like You, of Course.
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, descrimination, humans, freedoms, rights, society, ethics, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 87 days ago - washingtonpost.com
While blacks were much more apt to see Michael Brown as a victim of his skin color, for example, whites didn't really see it that way. And the phenomenon is hardly limited to Ferguson.
St. Louis Police Academy Promotes 'Highly Entertaining' Course On Michael Brown Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: St. Louis County And Municipal Police Ac, Ferguson, Michael Brown shooting, ethics, violence, rights, interesting, dishonesty, news, media, law, police, society, death, education )

Carrie
- 88 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Learning about how to manipulate the media after a police officer shoots someone can be a blast, according to a flier produced by the academy promoting the course."The training is also highly entertaining," the flier says, "You will learn a lot, and...
Naive? At a Jewish Spiritual Retreat Center, I Insist on Talking About Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Gaza, religion, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, death, education, humans, violence, rights, sadness, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 88 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The retreat was described as a 'transformative experience', where we could delve deep into spiritual practice and emerge refreshed and purified. I was here to teach a yoga meditation workshop. I'd also volunteered to lead some discussions on Israel/Gaza.
 

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