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100 Years VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, rights, Planned Parenthood, protection )

Anna
- 11 hours ago - lennyletter.com
This is 100 Years, an animated short film produced by Lena Dunham which recounts the history of Planned Parenthood in honor of its centennial. This film reminds us of the tremendous progress that's been made for women's health and rights just days
Tampa Florida Activist Arrested For Feeding The Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Tampa, Florida, Food Not Bombs, activists, arrested, feeding the homeless )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - cltampa.com
You have to have a special permit wich can be pricey because of the insurance policy the city requires.in order to offer free food to the needy in city parks.
Florida Prepares to Expand Gun Rights After Second Mass Shooting in Six Months
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida lawmakers, mass shooting, Esteban Santiago, Democracy Now, loosen gun laws, gun free zones, gun rights )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - truth-out.org
Florida lawmakers were preparing to consider legislation to loosen prohibitions on firearms by eliminating some of the state's gun free zones, which currently include airport terminals.
This Small Town Refused to Settle for Wal-Mart When Its Last Local Grocery Store Closed
Society & Culture  (tags: groceries, food, stores, communities, shopping )

Freya
- 7 days ago - alternet.org
After 10 years without an independent grocery store, the residents of Iola, Kansas, found a way to bring one back.
Legalize Feeding the Homeless PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection )

Anna
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Repeal law requiring a costly permit and insurance to give food to people who are homeless.
Democracy Is Dying as Technocrats Watch
Society & Culture  (tags: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, democracy, technocrats, political elites )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - foreignpolicy.com
Assaults on democracy are working because our current political elites have no idea how to defend it. Whether because of the incompetence of experts or just a string of bad luck, democracies have not been performing very well lately.
One Third of Children in Silicon Valley Are Homeless While Tech Profits Soar
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, high tech, silicon valley, East Palo Alto, rents too high, prices too high, homeless, children homeless )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
In August, a housing official penned a scathing resignation letter because her families income was not high enough to live in the very city she represents. Even the principal of one East Palo Alto school was forced to move in with 3 other educators.
PLEASE SIGN! GoFundMe -- Include PayPal as Payment Option!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, PAYPAL, philanthropy, ethics, politics, GoFund Me, media, internet )

Cal
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
PayPal is one of the worldâEUR(TM)s most widely used payment acquirers with 192 million users worldwide. ItâEUR(TM)s practically used everywhere. But GoFundMe doesnâEUR(TM)t offer it for personal campaigns
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! New Year Celebrations Around the World -- as It Happened
Society & Culture  (tags: Happy New year, celbratins, firerworks, goodnews, world, society )

Cal
- 16 days ago - theguardian.com
See all the celebrations as the clock strikes midnight and countries see out 2016 to welcome in 2017
Poverty and Inequality Need Real, Serious Solutions PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, inequality, poverty )

Anna
- 17 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Recently, the President's Advisory Council for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships presented a report on the vital work needed to combat poverty and inequality across the US.
End Houston's Cruel War Against the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, homelessness, poverty, persecution, police brutality, Houston, Texas, petitions )

Freya
- 18 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
On Thursday, 22 December, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless. Local activists attempting to hand out food and gifts were shocked when Houston police...
Give Carrie Fisher a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, films, movie stars, entertainment, Hollywood, petitions )

Freya
- 19 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
As a person who has contributed so much on the big screen, especially in her iconic role as Princess/General Leia Organa in the "Star Wars" saga, Carrie Fisher deserves this recognition.
Kellogg's, Nestle, Unilever: NO to Child Labor for Palm Oil! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, children, protection )

Anna
- 20 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Instead of going to school, many children are forced to work on the oil palm plantations of the Wilmar Group and affiliated companies. According to Amnesty International, child labor taints the palm oil used by numerous household brands:
Houston Police Force Homeless People To Throw Away Food And Gifts Given For The Holidays
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, homeless, police, Houston, waste management truck )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - trueactivist.com
Not only did the police show up but they brought a large waste management truck and forced the homeless to throw away their food, pillows and other items that were just donated by local activists.
RIP: Debbie Reynolds, Hollywood Icon, Dead At 84
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, celebrity, obituary, Debbie Reynolds, sadness )

Cal
- 21 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Just one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher, beloved Hollywood icon Debbie Reynolds died Wednesda
 

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