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Pope Francis Fires Head of the Swiss Guard: 'I Give the Orders Around Here'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, Pope Francis, Swiss Guard, interesting, humans, rights, society )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - rawstory.com
"Sit down," he told the young guardsman, to which the soldier said: "I can't, it's against orders." The Pope replied: "I give the orders around here" - and promptly went off to buy a cappuccino for the exhausted soldier.
Children in the Crosshairs: The Emerging Battle Over Alaska's Native Children
Society & Culture  (tags: children, government, law, foster care system, native rights, family, ethics, society, politics, culture, abuse )

Cal
- 22 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Native children usually outnumber their non-Indian counterparts by a ratio of up to 9:1 in foster care in some parts of the United States
Vote Against Netanyahu, Save Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, elections, government, politics, society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, death, crime, freedoms, humans, abuse, violence, rights, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - haaretz.com
If Netanyahu wins again at the ballot box, Israel's future is in danger. The outgoing government was one of the worst in Israel's history. It's hard to list one achievement, while the damage was great. Foreign and security policies were suicidal.
New Proposal Would Provide Grand Juries With Eyes ~ THE BOROWITZ REPORT ~ SATIRE
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, humor, satire, media, grand juries, sight, brains, education, society, freedoms, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - newyorker.com
"Body cameras are an important part of the solution," said Harland Dorrinson, who is lobbying Washington to equip grand juries with the sense of sight. "But I strongly believe that if you take video evidence and add eyes, the combination would be...
BREAKING: Grand Jury Won't Charge Cop Who Killed Eric Garner With Illegal Chokehold
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racial profiling, racism, society, culture, abuse, police, law, news, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, crime, death, rights, sadness )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A grand jury voted not to file any charges against David Pantaleo, the New York Police Department cop who took the life of Eric Garner after putting him in a chokehold -- a maneuver banned by the police department.
President Obama and US Attorney General Holder: Secure Justice for Mike Brown ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, racial profiling, racism, society, culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, humans, freedoms, safety, government, rights )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
On Aug. 9th, the nation was horrified to learn that Mike Brown was racially profiled and brutally killed by police as he walked down the street with a friend. His family called it an execution.
No Indictment in Eric Garner Chokehold Case for N.Y.P.D. Officer
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, crime, politics, police, policing, race relations, justice, americans, society, usa, rights )

Cal
- 23 days ago - nytimes.com
A Staten Island grand jury voted on Wednesday not to bring criminal charges in the death of Eric Garner, a black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer
Texas 'KKK White Christmas' School Official Posted Even Worse Things to Facebook
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, KKK, racism, ethics, society, education, culture, children, humans, law, safety, sadness, freedoms, family )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - rawstory.com
Hooks Independent School District board member Chris Harris apologized for posting the image, which showed a hooded Klan member with the caption, "I'm dreaming of a White Christmas."
We Still Fight for Eric Garner ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: racial profiling, racism, abuse, humans, news, government, law, police, society, ethics, death, freedoms, rights, sadness, violence, safety, corruption )

Carrie
- 23 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
A New York City Grand Jury tragically refused to indict Eric Garner's killer -- NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo. In a horrifying video capturing the brutal killing, Garner can be seen screaming out in pain, "I can't breathe. I can't breathe," as he is...
Shock, Anger as Arsonists Hit First-Grade Classrooms at Jerusalem Jewish-Arab School
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Human Rights, freedoms, education, children, ethics, dishonesty, government, society, rights, safety, violence, world, terrorism, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - rawstory.com
The attack, apparently by Jewish extremists, occurred Saturday evening at the Hand-in-Hand bilingual school, a rare symbol of coexistence in a city fraught by growing friction between Jews and Palestinians from annexed east Jerusalem.
Palestinian Flag Is An 'Enemy' Flag- Netanyahu's Latest Crackdown
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, ethics, Human Rights, Palestine, Israel, freedoms, government, violence, rights, politics, law, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last week when discussing Israel's proposed new Jewish and democratic law, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that in the land of Israel, "only the Jewish People have national rights: A flag, anthem, and other national symbols."
8 Harsh Ways to Deal With Arab Violence, as Proposed By Israel's Ruling Party
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, society, humans, news, violence, safety, culture, activists, world, rights )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - washingtonpost.com
At the behest of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his political allies in the Israeli parliament are preparing a sweeping legislative package designed to deter terror attacks.
Albuquerque Cop Who Fatally Shot Woman Fired Over Camera Lapse
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, police, abuse, ethics, law, rights, freedoms, humans, news, safety, violence, society, government )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - rawstory.com
An Albuquerque police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old woman in April was fired from the police force on Monday for failing to follow an order to turn on his uniform camera during all citizen contacts, police said.
End Modern Day Slavery - FORCE CHANGE - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, women, society, government, ethics, crime, politics, human rights )

Beverly
- 25 days ago - forcechange.com
Abolish modern day slavery in the United States.
Eric Holder: Problems Exposed By Ferguson 'Threaten The Entire Nation'
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, policing, race relations, police, politics, culture, americans, safety, society, violence, rights )

Cal
- 25 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Holder, speaking at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, said the nation needs to confront the broken relationship between many law enforcement agencies and the communities that they are supposed to serve.

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