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Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bail, Charter Schools, edication, Erinyes, FBI, Furies, Fury, injuries, jail, murder, officer involved shooting, outrage, police abuse of authority, politics, schools, SOA, SOA Watch, Success Academy )

- 344 days ago -
Short takes on some stories inspiring outrage worthy of the Greek Furies.
Republicans Vote to Allow Bullying of LGBT Kids ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, children, schools, LGBT rights, safety, government, society, violence, rights, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, dishonesty )

- 465 days ago -
For a few years now, Sen. Al Franken from Minnesota has been trying to pass a bill that protects LGBT kids from discrimination in public schools. Seems like a pretty easy one to pass considering, in FrankenâEUR(TM)s words that, "Kids have these protections ...
Magical Mystery Tour of American Austerity: How One State Is Destroying Democracy and Poisoning Its People
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, Michigan, schools, education, pollution, plutocracy )

- 496 days ago -
One city neglected to inform its residents that its water supply was laced with cancerous chemicals. Another dissolved its public school district and replaced it with a charter school system, only to witness the for-profit management company it hired...
Will TPP Kill The Post Office?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Post Office, schools, public parks, water, roads, TPP, FedEx, UPS, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, conservatives )

- 502 days ago -
Conservatives will likely tell you anything a govt does to make peoples lives better only interferes with the market. Goldman Sachs Citigroup FedEx UPS were at the top of the list in donations when fast tracking the TPP was being debated in the Senate.
7 Ways Racism Affects the Lives of Black Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, racism, ethics, freedoms, abuse, criminal courts, schools, law enforcement, dishonesty, news )

- 532 days ago -
Black children as young as 11 ~ and sometimes even younger ~ are targeted by law enforcement, through school referrals that have them standing in criminal courts at rates that far outpace white children.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Schools, republicans, URGENT, WISCONSIN )

- 997 days ago -
Setting Wisconsin schools up for failure: Proposed bill SB 286 got amended after hearing to favor charter schools even more
HUG ME GOVERNOR BILL HASLAM. Tell Tennessee Governor That Hand Holding, Hugging and Cuddling Is Not A Crime. SIGN NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tennessee, politics, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', sex education, women, gayrights, hand-holding, hugging, cuddling, kissing, girls, schools, Senate Bill 3310 )

- 1636 days ago -
Tennessee has battled with high teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection rates for decades, despite its abstinence-based sex education. The old-world and outdated attitude that teenagers will restrain from sexual intercourse if denied education
Support Anti-Bullying Laws Nationwide ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: anti-bullying laws, bullies, children, schools, US, law )

- 1741 days ago -
More than 20 states have taken up anti-bullying legislation in the past year. But we need to make sure that every state has strong policies in place that ensure a safe learning environment for every child.
Alabama's Anti-Immigrant Law Worse Than Arizona's: 'Repeal HB 56' - Latest 1st-Hand Updates & Video News on Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alabama, humanitarian crisis, immigration law, HB 56, anti-immigrant, REPEAL, Jim Crow, racial profiling, schools, chaos, panic, families fleeing, ACLU, civil rights groups, legal advice, emergency hotline, news updates, video, photo essay )

- 1825 days ago -
Civil rights coalition providing help & info- HB 56 emergency hotline. ACLU staffers on the ground report masses of families fleeing state in fear. >Videos: Worst Time Since Jim Crow; Broken Lives, Empty Fields: Farmer's Story; photo essay. Take Action!
Conservative Cuts Have Consequences
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, elections, budget cuts, programs eliminated, benefits slashed, politics, housing, republicans, healthcare, food safety, product safety, education, schools, disabled )

- 2083 days ago -
Paul's challenge underscores the dishonesty of his budget, as well as those proposed by other conservatives. Paul and other conservatives wear their proposed budget as badges of honor, but they lack the courage to state clearly the human impact of their b
Sign Petition: Fund the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, americans, government, obama, society, culture, children, education, disabilities, schools, rights )

- 2729 days ago -
Fully funding IDEA will provide students with disabilities the public education they have a right to, and school districts will be able to provide services without cutting into their general education budgets. Tell President Obama to fully fund IDEA.
Native American Care 2 Petition to Travel 7,000 Miles for Obama Support
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, Indians, schools, suicides, children, trauma, apology, United States, genocide, government, crime, ethics, terrorism, abuse )

- 2782 days ago -
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A Care2 petition's journey will extend nearly 7,000 miles across the U.S. to carry a petition to President Barack Obama requesting a formal apology to Indian country for boarding school atrocities and intergenerational trauma.
Sign Petition: Apology for Abuses at US Indian Schools
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Native Americans, Indians, schools, suicides, children, trauma, apology, United States, genocide, government, crime, ethics, terrorism, abuse )

- 2782 days ago -
In the spirit of the White Bison Prophecy join us in signing this petition supporting a US apology and healing for the widespread abuse of Native American children at the nearly 500 schools funded by the US government to assimilate Native American people.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, HILLARY CLINTON, schools, education, no child left behind, boys, girls, education platform, promises )

- 3112 days ago -
After Clinton called on him, he asked: "What are you going to do about education?" Clinton gave a lengthy response, which included a promise to end the No Child Left Behind Act, prompting what may have been her loudest standing ovation.
The Schools To War Collision: Whither the Resistance?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: schools, military, no child left behind, teachers' unions )

- 3117 days ago -
The economic crisis and the failed military adventures alone demonstrate that elites are not so powerful, but very weak and vulnerable now. Nothing is inevitable about the future. If we stop thinking of the government, the economy, and the arms of that st

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