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PETITION: Please Sign for the Unsung Heroes Who Said NO to Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, CIA, torture program, heroes who said no, formal honor, culture, americans, crime, abuse, law, government )

Angelika
- 11 hours ago - aclu.org
Ask president Obama Isn't it time we honored those who said no to torture? Formally honor those who, when our nation went off course, stayed true to our most fundamental ideals.
Tell the Mayor of San Jose: Give Homeless Group Shelter - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, huam rights, Homeless people, health, freedoms, politics, rights, philanthropy )

Beverly
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this petition and demand that adequate housing be found for all previous inhabitants of the homeless camp.
Israel's New Push To Keep Africans Behind Bars
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Africans immigrants, jail, Human Rights, freedoms, government, ethics, humans, abuse, crime, society, safety, politics, law, rights, sadness, world )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - m.forward.com
Israel's Parliament has passed a new law aimed at keeping African immigrants behind bars -- and a controversial jail to house them open -- beyond a deadline set by the country's highest court.
Children in the Crosshairs: The Emerging Battle Over Alaska's Native Children
Society & Culture  (tags: children, government, law, foster care system, native rights, family, ethics, society, politics, culture, abuse )

Cal
- 12 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Native children usually outnumber their non-Indian counterparts by a ratio of up to 9:1 in foster care in some parts of the United States
Vote Against Netanyahu, Save Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, elections, government, politics, society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, death, crime, freedoms, humans, abuse, violence, rights, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - haaretz.com
If Netanyahu wins again at the ballot box, Israel's future is in danger. The outgoing government was one of the worst in Israel's history. It's hard to list one achievement, while the damage was great. Foreign and security policies were suicidal.
BREAKING: Grand Jury Won't Charge Cop Who Killed Eric Garner With Illegal Chokehold
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racial profiling, racism, society, culture, abuse, police, law, news, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, crime, death, rights, sadness )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A grand jury voted not to file any charges against David Pantaleo, the New York Police Department cop who took the life of Eric Garner after putting him in a chokehold -- a maneuver banned by the police department.
President Obama and US Attorney General Holder: Secure Justice for Mike Brown ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, racial profiling, racism, society, culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, humans, freedoms, safety, government, rights )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
On Aug. 9th, the nation was horrified to learn that Mike Brown was racially profiled and brutally killed by police as he walked down the street with a friend. His family called it an execution.
We Still Fight for Eric Garner: PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, ethics, crime, corruption, death, abuse, politics, rights, human rights )

Beverly
- 13 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Demand that the DOJ make this case a high priority, bring federal charges against Officer Pantaleo, and investigate the NYPD policies and practices that led to the police killing of Eric Garner.
Texas 'KKK White Christmas' School Official Posted Even Worse Things to Facebook
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, KKK, racism, ethics, society, education, culture, children, humans, law, safety, sadness, freedoms, family )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - rawstory.com
Hooks Independent School District board member Chris Harris apologized for posting the image, which showed a hooded Klan member with the caption, "I'm dreaming of a White Christmas."
We Still Fight for Eric Garner ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: racial profiling, racism, abuse, humans, news, government, law, police, society, ethics, death, freedoms, rights, sadness, violence, safety, corruption )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
A New York City Grand Jury tragically refused to indict Eric Garner's killer -- NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo. In a horrifying video capturing the brutal killing, Garner can be seen screaming out in pain, "I can't breathe. I can't breathe," as he is...
Shock, Anger as Arsonists Hit First-Grade Classrooms at Jerusalem Jewish-Arab School
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Human Rights, freedoms, education, children, ethics, dishonesty, government, society, rights, safety, violence, world, terrorism, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - rawstory.com
The attack, apparently by Jewish extremists, occurred Saturday evening at the Hand-in-Hand bilingual school, a rare symbol of coexistence in a city fraught by growing friction between Jews and Palestinians from annexed east Jerusalem.
Albuquerque Cop Who Fatally Shot Woman Fired Over Camera Lapse
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, police, abuse, ethics, law, rights, freedoms, humans, news, safety, violence, society, government )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - rawstory.com
An Albuquerque police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old woman in April was fired from the police force on Monday for failing to follow an order to turn on his uniform camera during all citizen contacts, police said.
End Modern Day Slavery - FORCE CHANGE - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, women, society, government, ethics, crime, politics, human rights )

Beverly
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
Abolish modern day slavery in the United States.
In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, crime, death, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, world, society, politics, media, sadness, news, interesting, children, abuse )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - haaretz.com
Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.
How Detroit Is Splitting Into Two Cities for Rich and Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, americans, economy, Detroit, business, abuse )

Cal
- 30 days ago - alternet.org
A journey across a city divided post-bankruptcy.
 

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