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Violence Against KKK Shows Rift Among New Civil Rights Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, tactics, activism, KKK, protests )

Cal
- 113 days ago - csmonitor.com
Nonviolence still holds sway, and data suggest it is most effective, but there's impatience with the status quo and a push for more aggressive tactics.
INSPIRING: She Invented a Coat to Help the Homeless In Brutal Winters, But Now It Has An Even Better Use
Society & Culture  (tags: inspirational stories, activism, making a difference, society, rights, politics, culture, activists )

Cal
- 215 days ago - rd.com
Veronika Scott's brilliant insulated overcoats double as sleeping bags. But they've also created new jobs and opportunities for some of the homeless people they were invented to help.
REALLY COOL---U.N. Launches App to Feed Hungry With a Simple Tap
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, NewTechnology, technology to fight hunger, activism, donations, world hunger, children, society, philanthropy )

Cal
- 222 days ago - takepart.com
Instead of costly mailers, return envelopes, and stamps, a new app called Share the Meal is billing itself as the first mobile crowdfunding app to end global hunger. U.N. leaders hope to use this low-overhead means to help Syrians fleeing the current con
TAKE ACTION NOW! US Government: Create a New Postal Stamp to Help Fight Veterans PTSD
Society & Culture  (tags: veterans, PTSD, fundraising, activism, freedoms, ethics, americans, safety, health )

Cal
- 226 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
The USPS should be a part of a solution to help our nation's heroes with PTSD.Publically ask Postmaster General & Congress to create a new fundraising stamp called Stamp Out PTSD to Honor Veterans
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! Long Island Teen Raises $30K To Install Clean Water System In South America
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, goodnews, ethics, politics, society, activism, good deeds, making a difference, world, news, humans )

Cal
- 504 days ago - newyork.cbslocal.com
A Long Island teen went from sponsoring a child through a charity to changing the lives in his impoverished village thousands of miles away.
Sandy Hook Educators Fight to Change Gun Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, usa, sadness, ethics, gunlaws, activism, children, changing gun laws )

Cal
- 566 days ago - cbsnews.com
Two years after a lone gunman opened fire on students and staff at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a group of educators who were there that day talked with "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley about their lives since the tragedy
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the NYPD to Fire the Officer Who Killed Eric Garner!
Society & Culture  (tags: ERic Garner, all lives matter equally, justice, protests, activism, police, policing, usa, society, politics )

Cal
- 566 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is a great injustice that the officer will face no charges and has simply been placed on leave
Laying the Foundations of a World Citizens Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, society, world, activism, citizen power, humans, media, politics )

Cal
- 575 days ago - ipsnews.net
How can civil society organizations (CSOs) build a broad movement that draws in, represents and mobilises the citizenry, and how can they effect fundamental, systemic transformation, rather than trading in incremental change?
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Occupy Group Strike Debt Buys and Abolishes $4 Million in Everest College Student Loans -
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, culture, OCCUPY, EDUCATION DEBT, debt forgiveness, activism )

Cal
- 644 days ago - occupy.com
Over the last few days, over 2,700 Everest College students woke up to find that someone had paid off their private student debt.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Beats4Change.Org--Listen to Donate
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, activism, music, donations, GoodNews, society, world )

Cal
- 659 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Beats4Change is a project-oriented network, where people contribute their creative skills to raise awareness and funding for sustainable development of caring communities
How the Public Is Using the Internet to Score Major Victories Against Corporate Food Giants
Society & Culture  (tags: food, Internet, petitions, blogs, activism )

Freya
- 698 days ago - alternet.org
It used to be if you had a problem with your food, you'd grab a pen and pencil. Today customers have turned to online petitioning tools to drive complaints especially when it comes to their food.
The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, activism, resistance, activists, politics, rights, humans, society, culture, news )

Cal
- 716 days ago - ipsnews.net
peace activists are currently assembled in Cape Town's City Hall, for the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister's International (WRI), a global network of activists from far-flung regions fighting on every imaginable front, from anti-traffic
Vikings Invade British Museum As Activists Challenge Big Oil's Propaganda Machine -
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, activists, Big Oil, guerila theater, corporate abuse, politics, society, world )

Cal
- 734 days ago - occupy.com
In London, oil companies sponsor the national centers of art, opera, theater and music. The branding in turn backs up the industry's lobbying of British politicians. -
Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins' Trademark Revoked
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous rights, activism, REdskins logo, law, news, goodnews, politics, society )

Cal
- 735 days ago - alternet.org
The ruling over the Redskins' name has been hailed as the latest sign that the team's owner will inevitably be forced to drop it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CLICK TO GIVE---HELP US END HOMELESSNESS!
Society & Culture  (tags: Homelsssness, click to give, society, charity, activism, making a difference, politics, ethics, family, americans, government, freedoms, activists )

Cal
- 875 days ago - clicktogive.com
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States. By improving policy, building capacity, and educating opinion leaders, the Alliance has become a lea
 

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