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Ukraine - NO to Another U.S. War! Urgent Call for Actions - March 10 to 17
Society & Culture  (tags: Ukraine, US, anti-war actions, protests, danger of war, coup d'etat, media lies, nationalism, fascism )

- 897 days ago -
The threat is real. Sanctions, war build up, warships with guided missiles to the Black Sea, F-15 fighter jets on Russia's border are dangerous provocations. Washington has recognized and committed more than $10 billion to an illegal right-wing government
At Least 4 Suspected Nazi War Criminals Still Living in the U.S.
Society & Culture  (tags: Nazi war criminals, US, government, society, violence, americans, crime, law, politics, world )

- 1121 days ago -
Justice Department data shows that at least four suspected Nazi war criminals still reside in the U.S., part of a group of at least 10 suspects who, despite being ordered for deportation, were not taken by another country, the Associated Press reported...
No One Should Go to Prison for Journalism - Please Sign !
Society & Culture  (tags: Yemen, US, Obama, journalism, freedoms, A.Shaye, cover-up, media )

- 1178 days ago -
Unacceptable: Obama Keeping Reporter in Prison in Yemen. Shaye is in prison in Yemen for the "crime" of journalism at the insistence of President Obama. Join us in telling both Obama and the government of Yemen to free Shaye.
Gitmo Justice - Take Action
Society & Culture  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

- 1232 days ago -
For more than a decade, the US government has imprisoned men at Guantanamo Bay without charge or trial. Indefinite detention without trial is not just un-American; it violates basic human rights. WE CAN CHANGE THIS.
Missing: $102 Billion ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: drones, weapons, civilians, human rights, ethics, US, freedoms, Pentagon, conflict, violence, death )

- 1411 days ago -
Contractors regularly increase prices on weapons programs, and as for-profit businesses taxpayers end up paying for contractors' profits. The Pentagon wastes billions each year ordering too many spare parts or paying too much for items - in one instance-
2012 Annual Ratings Map on State Human Trafficking Laws.
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, human trafficking, US, hunger, danger, death, ethics, violence, humanrights )

- 1473 days ago -
While states like Washington and Massachusetts are clearly at the top of the pack in our ratings, every state can and should do more to improve and implement their laws. Click on map for a nine page detailed analysis.
When Racism Is The Law
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, Bigotry, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, Racism, religion, safety, society, violence, us )

- 1603 days ago -
Frederick Douglass wrote a century and a half ago, the rulers of the South maintained their power over "both the poor whites and the Blacks by putting enmity between them. They divided both to conquer each."
FDA Expected to Approve Genetically Modified Salmon
Society & Culture  (tags: government, FDA, US, genetically modified fooddishonesty )

- 2174 days ago -
A panel of FDA scientists determined that genetically modified salmon is safe to eat and will not harm the environment.  A final decision is expected after hearings are conducted during the week of September 19th.
Highway Deaths Fall to Lowest Level Since 1950
Society & Culture  (tags: US, highway fatalities, safety, society, transportation )

- 2176 days ago -
The number of people dying on the nation's roads has fallen to its lowest level in six decades, helped by a combination of seat belts, safer cars and tougher enforcement of drunken driving laws.
Judge Gives Green Light for Same-Sex Marriage in California
Society & Culture  (tags: same-sex, marriage, California, gay rights, US, Supreme Court )

- 2204 days ago -
A federal judge ruled on Thursday to allow same-sex couples to marry in California, starting on August 18, handing another victory to supporters of gay rights in a case that both sides have said is likely to end up in the U.S. Supreme Court.
Homegrown American Right-Wing Terror Wiped From Collective Consciousness, Except in Oklahoma - Why US Amnesia?
Society & Culture  (tags: US, homegrown terrorism, right-wing extremism, militias on rise, TeaParty protests, hatred, death threats, Oklahoma City bombing, Gulf war veteran, Timothy McVeigh, 19 April, 15th anniversary, collective memory, amnesia, OK National Memorial, museum )

- 2313 days ago -
As rightwing militias rise again, OKCity bomb not as center stage in collective memory as should be. Gore recently interviewed re extreme right, OK not mentioned. Militants from same militia as McVeigh arrested days away from 15 anniversary, media failed
OP-ED: A Moment of Truth on Immigration Reform
Society & Culture  (tags: immigration reform, illegal immigrants, society, usa, culture, rights, us )

- 2351 days ago -
The people who will be in Washington on Sunday will be marching behind a banner that reads "Change Takes Courage."
Is Madonna Following Oprah's Lead - School for Girls - in Malawi
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Malawi, Madonna, Oprah, building school, school for girls, girls, new schools built, ground-breaking ceremony, Madonna's children, Raising Malawi charity, education, privileged life )

- 2494 days ago -
Wow! Positive press for Madonna---finally!! Madonna made a ground-breaking trip to Malawi this week - quite literally - as she grabbed a spade to mark the beginning of construction on a new school for girls. Madonna ...and education? Well...ok.
Keep Kids Safe This Halloween - SAFETY GUIDE LIST!
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Halloween, halloween safety tips, kids, trick or treat, parents, children, keep kids safe, National Center for Missing & Exploited , safety precautions )

- 2494 days ago -
Halloween is an especially important time for parents and children to pay extra attention to their surroundings and not let their guard down. Nearly 94% of kids between the ages of 4-12 trick-or-treat.
Do Skimpy/Sexy Halloween Costumes Work Against Feminist Ideas??
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Halloween, halloween costumes, girls, young women, feminist ideas, feminism, society, society's double standard )

- 2494 days ago -
Does Halloween costumes for girls encourage an unfair double standard by deeming acceptable one night what would be considered "trashy" most other nights? Are girls supposed to look slutty for Halloween? Why skimpy costumes everywhere?

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