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How Gun Control Works in America, Compared With 4 Other Rich Countries
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, guns, violence, firearms, gun control, USA )

- 319 days ago -
After Wednesday's mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, Americans are once again left wondering why these events seem to occur much more often in the US than other developed nations.
The Raising of America - Free Viewing Through November 30th
Society & Culture  (tags: Raising of America, documentary, child well being, USA, tension, stress, the new norm, failing our children, under developed )

- 332 days ago -
U.S.A is the wealthiest most powerful country in the world. Yet child well-being fallen to 26th. Is this what we have decided as society that this degree of tension these complex trade offs are the norm to be expected just a part of raising a child in USA
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 )

- 336 days ago -
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.
Black Americans Twice as Likely as Whites to Face Use of Non-Fatal Police Force, US Study Says
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, race politics, culture, law, government, news, society, world, interesting, usa, ethics )

- 343 days ago -
Justice Department analysis of tens of millions of interactions finds black Americans encounter such force or the threat of it at a far higher rate
UN to Investigate Plight of US Native Americans for First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, American Indian, Native American, Alaska Native, Hawaiian, indigenous people, UN, Special Rapporteur, James Anaya, UN declaration on the rights of indigeno )

- 375 days ago -
The UN human rights inquiry will focus on the living conditions of the 2.7 million Native Americans living in the US. The UN mission is potentially contentious, with some US conservatives likely to object to international interference in domestic matters
URGENT PLEASE SIGN PETITION! 10/2015.Sign Our Online Petition Today
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, world, transportation, usa, women, men, energy, safety )

- 381 days ago -
"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.."
Ellen Page On New Film's Heart: 'All We Want Is To Love And Be Loved'
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, same sex marriage, rights, movies, media, celebrity, society, usa, politics )

- 382 days ago -
The new film Freeheld tells the real life story of Laurel Hester, a New Jersey police detective, who is diagnosed with late stage lung cancer.Ultimately the case makes national headlines, and when the city council finally rules in her favor, it's seen
We Are All Mexican   video
Society & Culture  (tags: We Are All Mexicans, National Hispanic Heritage Month, USA, metaphor, racism, bigotry )

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

- 407 days ago -
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.
New York City Struggles To Keep Up With High Homeless Numbers
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, social programs, news, politics, society, government, law, usa )

- 426 days ago -
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.
Demonstration Against the Sale of the Presbyterian Church and New Settlements Near Beit El Baraka
Society & Culture  (tags: Aryeh King, Beit el Baraka, demonstrations, landthefts, occupation, illegal settlements, Palestinian Christians, media, news, usa, world )

- 432 days ago -
For two months, concerned Palestinians have demonstrated against the sale of the Presbyterian church in Beit el Baraka to right-wing activist Aryeh King.
A Year After Ferguson, Here's What No One Can Deny About America
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, race, usa, culture, society )

- 439 days ago -
It changed our country and will change many mindsâEUR"and it should.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Rename J.E.B. Stuart High School After Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, education, rights, society, usa, politics, interesting )

- 442 days ago -
Today, this school is attended by a diverse group of students who should not have to attend a school that bears the name of a man who fought to keep African Americans enslaved.
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 )

- 451 days ago -
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.

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