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Globalization and Its New Discontents
Society & Culture  (tags: globalization, society, world, politics, government )

Cal
- 12 days ago - occupy.com
Now, globalizationâEUR(TM)s opponents in the emerging markets and developing countries have been joined by tens of millions in the advanced countries. -
Irish Pub Puts Donald Trump's Photo on Urinal for Patrons to Relieve Themselves
Society & Culture  (tags: humor, world, Ireland, politics, society, Trump, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - rawstory.com
A pub in Dublin has posted Donald Trump's photo on the urinal in the men's room, allowing patrons an opportunity to pee on the GOP nominee's face. âEURoeIf he is elected by the people of the US, we will take it down immediately as we feel ...
The Internet ShouldnâEUR(TM)t Have a Toll Booth *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, internet, law, media, news, religion, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 39 days ago - act.openmedia.org
Regulators in Europe are about to make a decision that will fundamentally impact how the Internet works âEUR" one that will be felt worldwide. Telecom companies are pushing...
Theresa May: Stop Covering Up the Abuse at Yarl's Wood.PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', abuse, women, violence, world, government, ethics, crime, culture, society )

Cal
- 42 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Our new Prime Minister Theresa May has officially taken office and everyoneâEUR(TM)s talking up her feminist credentials. But sheâEUR(TM)s helped to cover up one of the most shocking abuses of women of our time.
FREE the SABC *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, media, news, politics, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 47 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The SABC is under attack, but we can stop it being corrupted into a pro-government megaphone that drowns out dissent. Propaganda policies introduced by SABC chief Hlaudi Motsoeneng silence reports on public protests, skew election coverage ..
Let's Be the First City in the USA to Implement Silent Fireworks to Keep People, Animals and Wildlife Safe! *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, family, interesting, law, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 51 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Quiet fireworks âEUR" it sounds like an oxymoron. Usually those bright bursts of color come with equally impressive bangs. But some fireworks shows are designed to please the eyes without pummeling the ears ...
Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz Survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dies at 87
Society & Culture  (tags: Elie Wiezel, auschwitz survivor, nobel prize winner, holocaust, celebrity, culture, death, humans, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 55 days ago - nytimes.com
Elie Wiesel, the Auschwitz survivor who became an eloquent witness for the six million Jews slaughtered in World War II and who, more than anyone, seared the memory of the Holocaust on the worldâEUR(TM)s conscience, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan.
Activists Facing Prison for Reporting Torture *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 56 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Three activists in Thailand, including two from Amnesty International, are facing five years in prison and hefty fines for reporting torture by officials in the Thai army and police....
Tell the Norwegian Government to Let Edward Snowden Come to Norway *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, news, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 70 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
On November 18, Edward Snowden will be awarded Norwegian PEN's Ossietzky Prize for outstanding achievements as a whistleblower. We do not want Snowden's chair to be empty in the University Hall in Oslo due to lack of approval to travel to Oslo ...
GUN LAWS AND TERRORISM: AN AMERICAN NIGHTMARE
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun laws, gun violence, government, freedoms, ethics, law, news, rights, safety, politics, society, world, humans, crime, death, family, children, sadness )

Carrie
- 73 days ago - newyorker.com
We have seen the pattern with guns play out repeatedly ~ three times in the past year with shooters who appear to have been influenced by ISIS or Al Qaeda, the casualty toll rising each time.
Stand Up for Women and Girls Raped in Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 74 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across the world, the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a weapon of war and torture and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
Take Action to Free Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar From Iranian Prison *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, world )

Frans
- 74 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canadian Professor Homa Hoodfar, a respected academic scholar and researcher on women and the family in the Middle East and the Muslim World, is being held in Tehran's notorious Evin prison. The government of Canada must urgently intervene to secure her i
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 78 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
Punish Men For Burning Girl Alive Due to Rejected Marriage Proposal
Society & Culture  (tags: burning girl alive, rejected marriage proposal, abuse, child, crime, culture, death, humans, sadness, women, world )

Lone
- 80 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Punish those responsible for burning a girl alive because she rejected a marriage proposal.
 

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