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USA Independence Day And An Overlooked History
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4th, Independence Day, USA, Native American, Indians, massacre, overlooked history )

Dandelion
- 360 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.
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
- 288 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
- 352 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.
In Support of Lauri Love
Society & Culture  (tags: Lauri Love, Aaron Swartz, writing campaign, UK, USA, extradition )

Dandelion
- 200 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.
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
- 81 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
- 182 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
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
- 56 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.
   

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