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Definition of Learn' - A Spoken Word Poem
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, usa, arts, culture, poetry, contest, vote, sign language, society )

Sabine
- 84 days ago - prod.project1324-eng.com
A poem outlining some of the topics our public schools fail to educate youth on - subjects and specific lessons that most individuals would have a benefit in knowing. Turn up your speakers, this is a video.
Escaping Poverty Requires Almost 20 Years With Nearly Nothing Going Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: 2 classes, upper class, lower class, USA, poverty, man made system )

Dandelion
- 147 days ago - theatlantic.com
Following decades of growing inequality USA is now left with a two class system. One small predominantly white upper class with political influence and a much larger minority heavy but still mostly white lower class subject to the first groups whims.
Trump Voter Upset the Border Wall Will Put Her House on Mexico Side
Society & Culture  (tags: border wall, fence, Trump voter, Mexico, USA, eminent domain )

Dandelion
- 173 days ago - rawstory.com
Said she will get a Lawyer but according to the video on the article no one has won these disputes when the border wall was increased in the past.
Hanukkah Lights 2016
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, religion, Hanukkah, rights, usa, culture )

AWAY AWHI
- 273 days ago - npr.org
Hanukkah commemorates the rededication by the Maccabees of the Temple in Jerusalem. It honors the lighting of the menorah, a representation of the spiritual strength of the Jewish people
In Support of Lauri Love
Society & Culture  (tags: Lauri Love, Aaron Swartz, writing campaign, UK, USA, extradition )

Dandelion
- 291 days ago - freelauri.com
Lauri Love is alleged to have been involved in the series of online protests that followed the untimely death of Aaron Swartz, an event that sparked enormous debate about prosecutorial overreach within the United States.
US Prisoners Are Going on Strike to Protest a Massive Forced Labor System
Society & Culture  (tags: prison strike, 45 year Anniversary of Attica, hunger strike, prison plantation, USA )

Dandelion
- 379 days ago - qz.com
Prisoners end up doing work for private companies such as Victoria Secret, Whole Foods or Walmart. Inmates receive very little pay for their labor in federal prisons it ranges from $0.12 to $0.40 an hour. More Corporate welfare prison labor.
How Response to Alton Sterling Shooting Is Different --and Maybe the Same
Society & Culture  (tags: race, police killing, government, ethics, crime, culture, police, politics, law, usa, violence, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 444 days ago - csmonitor.com
A day after a black man was fatally shot by police outside a convenience story in Baton Rouge, the governor of Louisiana called on the Justice Department to investigate.
USA Independence Day And An Overlooked History
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4th, Independence Day, USA, Native American, Indians, massacre, overlooked history )

Dandelion
- 451 days ago - mic.com
Like Thanksgiving or Columbus Day, there is another side to Independence Day, which, as the fireworks pierce the skies during this year's festivities, deserves some serious consideration.
Ban Assault Weapons PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, assault weapons, ban, petition )

Evelyn
- 467 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
While it is true that people kill people, and that guns do not shoot themselves, it is also true that mass execution would not be possible without such high capacity weapons. How many people have to die before we ban those weapons?
Abschaffung Der Sommerzeit/ Abolition of Summertime
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, child, environment, government, humans, interesting, internet, news, society, world, women, rights, usa, safety, politics, media, law, ethics, family, health, freedoms )

Patricia
- 547 days ago - weact.campact.de
Bitte sorgen Sie mit Ihrer Stimme für eine schnellstmögliche Abschaffung der Sommerzeit.
SIGN NOW! Tell the Department of Justice to Investigate Clinic Violence as Domestic Terrorism
Society & Culture  (tags: wae against abortion, terorism, usa, politics, crime, women, rights, freedoms, politics, americans, violence, media )

AWAY AWHI
- 558 days ago - dailykos.com
Recent arson attacks on Planned Parenthood clinics came after the highly publicized release of heavily edited videos by a sham organization run by extremists who will stop at nothing to deny women legal abortion services.
Poisoned City: Flint and the Specter of Domestic Terrorism
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, government, culture, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 569 days ago - truth-out.org
Particularly now, in the era of Donald Trump, US politics denotes an age of forgetting civil rights, full inclusion and the promise of democracy.
How to Level the Playing Field for Working Families
Society & Culture  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Congress, FMLA, level playing field, workers, laborers, USA, Bernie Sanders )

Dandelion
- 570 days ago - bostonglobe.com
The FMLA was a huge step forward for working families it is not nearly enough. Allowing for unpaid time off after your dad has a stroke or you get hit by a car is the very least our country can do for families struck by a crisis. There is much more to do
Lots Of Other Countries Mandate Paid Leave Why Not The U.S.?
Society & Culture  (tags: paid vacation, paid maternity leave, mandated leave, USA, the rest of the world, unionize, labor movement, charts, American Exceptionalism )

Dandelion
- 611 days ago - npr.org
If you have been paying attention to the political news in the past couple of years, you know that the U.S. stands virtually alone in not mandating paid leave of any type for its workers. The how and the why we are here combined with charts.
 

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