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After I Lived in Norway America Felt Backward Here Is Why
Society & Culture  (tags: Nordic model, democratic socialism, Norway, equality, fairness, capitalism works for the people, Finland, Sweden )

Dandelion
- 40 days ago - thenation.com
Nordic model is a smart and simple system that starts with a deep commitment to equality and democracy. That is two concepts combined in a single goal because as far as they are concerned you can not have one without the other. Americans read and weep.
Religion Is Not An Excuse - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, petition, Ohio Judge, same sex marriage, equality, legal )

Dandelion
- 349 days ago - go.allout.org
Love has won and marriage equality is now legal in all US states. But one Ohio judge refuses to marry gay and lesbian couples: he has asked for permission to use religion as an excuse for discrimination.
Early Men and Women Were Equal, Say Scientists
Society & Culture  (tags: equality, women, world, society, humans )

Beverly
- 408 days ago - theguardian.com
Study shows that modern hunter-gatherer tribes operate on egalitarian basis, suggesting inequality was an aberration that came with the advent of agriculture.
No Justice, No Peace -- in Gaza or Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Gaza, justice, peace, equality, human rights, world, society, law, police, government, crime, murder, death, dishonesty, ethics, sadness, violence, rage humans )

Carrie
- 679 days ago - mondoweiss.net
When Palestinians and Black Americans (among many, many other disenfranchised peoples) need to continuously work to convince the world of their humanity and their deserving of dignity, equality, and value--it is appropriate to rage against these systems...
28 Famous Dudes Who Prove You Don't Need To Be A Woman To Be A Feminist (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: feminists, women, men, celebrity, equality, society, rights, news, media, humans )

Carrie
- 702 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many of the people who want to see men and women have equal rights and opportunities are dudes. To celebrate these badass bros, we've rounded up 28 famous men who have openly advocated for women.
*Take Action* Equal Pay for Equal Work!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, Equality, freedoms, government, law, Petition, Womens Rights )

Kit
- 837 days ago - wendydavistexas.com
Join with Wendy Davis and Emily's List and sign for women to have Equal Pay for Equal Work. Let us all join together and make this happen.
Add Your Name to the #GirlLikeMe Petition ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, rights, protection, equality )

Cher
- 996 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Women Thrive Worldwide is the leading nonprofit organization bringing the voice of women around the world directly to decision-makers in Washington, D.C.
Support Marriage Equality ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, gayrights, marriage, protection, equality, environment )

Cher
- 1147 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Now is the time to show your support for marriage equality. Add your name and help stand up for marriage equality today.
Tell Microsoft: Don't Sponsor Hate - TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Microsoft, LGBT, Equality, CPAC, DOMA, gayrights, hate, sponsor society )

Angelika
- 1184 days ago - site.pfaw.org
Organizers of CPAC chose to placate anti-gay bigots on the far right by excluding LGBT voices at the conference, essentially making it a segregated "straights only" event. This is not something a pro-equality company would sponsor
Find the Truth Behind the Brands -TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Oxfam, brands, cocoa, women's rights, equality, MARS, , Mondelez )

Angelika
- 1219 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Oxfam's GROW campaign is kicking off a new initiative, Behind the Brands, to rank the policies of these big companies on important issues like transparency, equality for women, treatment of farmers, land, clean water, sustainability and climate change.
On 4th Anniversary of Fair Pay Act, Ledbetter Urges Action on Paycheck Fairness
Society & Culture  (tags: women, equality, ethics, family, americans, law, rights, society )

Carrie
- 1246 days ago - aflcio.org
Four years ago today President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, with Lilly Ledbetter, who suffered 20 years of pay discrimination while doing the same work as men at her Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. factory, looking on.
Urge Your Senators to Co-Sponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, equality, fair, paychecks, government )

Cher
- 1491 days ago - secure2.convio.net
The Paycheck Fairness Act would deter wage discrimination by closing loopholes in the Equal Pay Act and barring retaliation against workers who disclose their wages to coworkers. In this tough economy, more and more families are counting on women
Reporter's Notebook: Women of 9/11 Still Fighting for Recognition, Respect
Society & Culture  (tags: women, 9/11 First Responders, society, equality, politics, news, culture, ethics, rights, government, usa, humans, freedoms )

Cal
- 1759 days ago - cnn.com
What makes the women different is that they fought for the jobs they had on September 11.Yet their journey this past decade stands out because they are still fighting to bring women into the ranks. There are fewer female firefighters, and they are a small
ACTION ALERT: Demand Workplace Equality for Australian Women ! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: society, workplace, australian government, woman, equality )

Simone
- 1921 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Women have made huge strides in the century since the first International Woman's Day. But more than 100 years later, women have still not achieved full equality -- especially in the workplace.
 

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