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Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - csmonitor.com
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
UN Shelter for Refugees Bombed Amid Warning of 'Dire' Conditions in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: war, world, human rights, Israel, Gaza, UNRWA, death, ethics, safety, news, freedoms, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) spokesmen Chris Gunness told Al Jazeera, "We gave the Israelis the precise GPS co-ordinates of the Beit Hanoun shelter. We were trying to co-ordinate a window [for evacuation] and that was never granted."
Help Tell America's Stories: Manhattan Project National Historical Park ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: National Parks Conservation Association, Manhattan Project, history, war, government, news, world, society, humans, culture )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - secure.npca.org
We believe that this national park site will allow visitors to consider the project's many ethical, cultural, and scientific implications. This is not a park to celebrate the creation of atomic weapons,but to put into context the impacts,both positive and
Throwback Thursday Protect Texas Textbooks ~ Jon Stewart VIDEO ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Texas, school children, history textbooks, Jon Stewart, Throwback Thursday, children, education, ethics, society, freedoms, politics, government, rights )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - tfn.org
In a weekly series we're calling ThrowbackTexas, Jon Stewart gives you a great primer on exactly how partisan, revisionist and petty the Texas SBOE can be. Watch the video, add your name in support of honest, accurate history textbooks for Texas schools.
The Most Harrowing, Heart-Breaking Dispatches From Palestinians in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, safety, Human rights, Gaza, Palestinians, Israel, humans, freedoms, ethics, sadness, society, death, crime, politics, government, children, women, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
As Israeli forces bombard the Gaza Strip by air, land, and sea, some 1.8 million Palestinians are largely stuck inside their homes, shaken by relentless explosions, wondering if and when their turn to die will come. When death does strike,...
Lawyers Demand Investigation of 'Horrifically Botched' Two Hour Execution in Arizona
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, death penalty, botched execution, Joseph Wood, death, crime, ethics, humans, society, news, law, abuse, corruption )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Lawyers for a convicted double-murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona dragged on for two hours, while witnesses watched him gasping for breath and attorneys scrambled to halt the process, have called for an outside review of the "horrifically botched
Birthright Is Still Leading Trips To Israel Despite The War In Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, "Birthright", free trips, travel, ethics, society, violence, children, culture, safety )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Taglit-Birthright, the group that organizes free 10-day trips to Israel for young Jewish adults, is continuing to send tours to Israel, despite the barrage of rockets flying between Israel and Gaza that caused several airlines to cancel flights to Israel.
MSNBC Contributor Who Slammed The Network Labeled "Palestinian Journalist" During Her Next Appearance (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, media, TV, MSNBC, Rula Jabreal, world, Israel, Palestine, ethics, news coverage, Hamas, politics, freedoms, ethics, society, rights )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Rula Jebreal, the MSNBC contributor who on Monday's broadcast of Ronan Farrow Daily criticized the network for not giving the Palestinians enough air time and then tweeted that her upcoming appearances had been canceled, was invited back on Tuesday...
NRA's 'Everyone Gets A Gun' Plan: Kids Must Pass Shooting Tests to Advance in School (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, US Gun Policy, children, crime, death, ethics, law, politics, humans, society, safety, government, education )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
NRA commentator Billy Johnson this week proposed that children be forced to learn shooting skills in order to graduate as part of a plan to enact "gun-required zones" in the United States, and use taxpayer money to subsidize firearm purchases.
Fox Hosts Outraged That Texas 911 Operators Are 'Forced' to Help Dying Non-English Speakers (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Fox "News", society, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, humans, news, safety, rights, politics, law )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday were shocked to learn that emergency responders were "forced" to serve non-English speakers in life-threatening situations even if the callers were suspected of entering the country illegally.
Is a Ceasefire Between Israel and Gaza Still Possible? (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Institute for Palestine studies, Mouin Rabbani, ethics, crime, politics, news, interesting, society, rights, death )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Mouin Rabbani, senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine studies shares his analysis.
The American Jewish Community Must Value All Life
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, American Jews, Zionism, Judaism, religion, rights, ethics, society, politics, freedoms, government, world )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - stltoday.com
When an Israeli dies, the American Jewish community is quick to mourn, to condemn their death, to pray for peace. But where is the American Jewish community when the Israeli government mistreats, invades and kills Palestinian families on a daily basis?
Israel's Right-Wingers Have Problems With Facts
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, right wing, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, world )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel's right-wingers never stop providing spectacular examples of the all-too-human tendency to avoid facts that contradict their worldview. I showed how the Anti-Defamation League's anti-Semitism survey demonstrates the falsity of Netanyahu and Co.'s..
War's First Casualty - The Truth   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill Moyers, Charles Lewis, Investigative Journalist, war, facts, logic, reason )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Bill Moyers speaks with investigative journalist Charles Lewis about why facts, logic and reason are often missing in the rush to war.
Stop Online Child Abuse *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, ethics, family, humans, internet, law, media, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
According to a U.S. watchdog group, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), there has been a dramatic rise in child abuse images posted to commonly used areas of the Internet. But this isn't just a problem in the United States....
 

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