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Gun Culture and the American Nightmare of Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, news, usa, gun culture, violence, Violence against Women, society, politics, culture, government, usa, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, americans )

Cal
- 137 days ago - truth-out.org
Gun violence in the United States has produced a culture soaked in blood - a culture that threatens everyone and extends from accidental deaths, suicides and domestic violence to mass shootings
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
- 126 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.
New York City Struggles To Keep Up With High Homeless Numbers
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, social programs, news, politics, society, government, law, usa )

Cal
- 277 days ago - npr.org
Eight months after homelessness hit a record in New York City, you can still see the need of the city's most vulnerable in Tompkins Square Park.
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 )

Cal
- 73 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.
9/11 Remembered
Society & Culture  (tags: remembering 911, society, usa, rights, freedoms, government )

Cal
- 259 days ago - cbsnews.com
This year marks the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93.This sarticle is from last year but I think its relevance is eternal.
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
- 61 days ago - weact.campact.de
Bitte sorgen Sie mit Ihrer Stimme für eine schnellstmögliche Abschaffung der Sommerzeit.
Pocketbook Pain: The Rapidly Rising Cost Of Living Is Absolutely Killing The Middle Class In America
Society & Culture  (tags: rising cost of living, middle class eviscerated, leader care less, America, USA, pocketbook pain )

Dandelion
- 187 days ago - activistpost.com
On any given night in America there are over a half a million people living on the streets or in their vehicles. 1.5 million ultra poor households live on less than $2 a day. The middle class is being eviscerated and our leaders do not seem to care.
Poisoned City: Flint and the Specter of Domestic Terrorism
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, government, culture, usa )

Cal
- 84 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.
We Are All Mexican   video
Society & Culture  (tags: We Are All Mexicans, National Hispanic Heritage Month, USA, metaphor, racism, bigotry )

Dandelion
- 247 days ago - youtube.com
Sept 15 to Oct 15 is Natl Hispanic Heritage Month in USA. The title of the song We Are all Mexican is intended as a metaphor symbolizing that we can all become the victims of racism and bigotry at any moment as Mexicans are experiencing in recent times.
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
- 85 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
URGENT PLEASE SIGN PETITION! 10/2015.Sign Our Online Petition Today
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, world, transportation, usa, women, men, energy, safety )

Ruth
- 233 days ago - docs.google.com
"Please act TODAY to extend the federal solar investment tax credits (ITCs) beyond the current sunset date...December 31, 2016. Expiration of the solar ITCs will jeopardize tens of thousands of solar jobs..investment of tens of billions.."
The Statue of Liberty Poem   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Statue of Liberty, USA, poem, France, Emma Lazarus )

Dandelion
- 328 days ago - youtube.com
With so much hate being thrown out there against each other maybe it is time all of us in the USA recall the words to this poem. Enjoy your July 4th and remember we sink if we allow ourselves to be torn apart together we can create a new and better vision
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 304 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
As Marginalized Communities Face Dearth of Trauma Care, Activists Step in to Fight for Survival
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, health, healthcare, acute care, trauma care, society, rights, ethics, culture, americans, government, politics, violence, usa )

Cal
- 309 days ago - truth-out.org
In the US urgent medical care in the moments after a shooting is often slow in arriving to poor communities of color. In Chicago and across the country, community members are fighting back against this health-care inequity, even at great personal risk.
 

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