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Junot DíAz Comes Out in Support of the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, , activists, rights, freedoms, society, celebrity, education, world, interesting, humans, goodnews )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel sent out the following press release today saying that Díaz joins Chuck D and Boots Riley as prominent artists who have recently endorsed the boycott:
Activists Occupy Israel Pavilion at Paris Trade Show (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, France, Israel, Palestine, BDS, protestors, Human Rights, society, freedoms, activists, news )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
As the video above shows, the activists held up signs condemning Israeli abuses of Palestinian rights and chanted slogans including: "No trade with apartheid," "Boycott Israeli apartheid" and "Gaza, Gaza, We won't forget!"
Nonprofit Pays Off Educational Debt for Vets Who Uncle Sam Can't Help
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, education, GoodNews, activists, veterans education bills, GI Bill, debts, society, news, rights, politics )

Cal
- 8 days ago - takepart.com
Average educational debt for veterans is about $56,000--despite the G.I. Bill's promises.
REMEMBER NATIVE AMERICANS: Send E-Mails to Your Friends and Family and Help Feed a Native American Family OnThanksgiving
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, goodnews, Native Americans, culture, charity, charity work, activists, politics, society, family )

Cal
- 10 days ago - nrcprograms.org
Just send 5 Free eCards to people you know, and a sweet, delicious pumpkin pie* will be donated to our Operation Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving! Your actions will help feed Native American Families who need your help to enjoy this bounty
Academia, the 'Battleground' in the Palestinian Solidarity Movement (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'International Day of Action', college campuses, world, Palestine, freedoms, rights, activists )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - mondoweiss.net
On Sept.23 2014, Palestinian solidarity activists took part in the International Day of Action on College Campuses, calling for students and faculty around the world to pressure their academic institutions to support justice, human rights,& freedom for...
Police Violated Constitutional Rights Of Ferguson Protesters, Federal Judge Rules (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, police, Ferguson Missouri, law, activists, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Police overseeing security at protests in Ferguson, Missouri, in August violated the constitutional rights of demonstrators and journalists by forcing them to stay in constant motion and not stop walking, a federal judge ruled on Monday.
Judge Refuses to Dismiss "Baseless" Charges Against Palestinian-American (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestinian-American community leader, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, trial, Human Rights, Israeli torture, activists, government, ethics, rights, society, women, politics, news, freedoms, culture, law )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - electronicintifada.net
As the Palestinian-American community leader and her lawyers sat at the defense table, supporters, many of whom had made the five-hour drive from Chicago, packed the Detroit federal courtroom.
When An Injured Homeless Dog Was Rescued, She Had A Surprise For Her Rescuers (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, homeless, 'Hope For Paws', rescue, puppies, good news, humans, activists, safety, society, interesting )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - viralnova.com
Hope For Paws got a call about an injured dog living on the streets in a rough part of Los Angeles. The dog rarely came out of her hiding spot, except to look for food late at night, so it took Eldad Hagar and Lisa Chiarrelli a few nights of looking.
OPINION: The Fight Against the Long-Term Effects of Child Hunger Reaches Fever Pitch
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, child hunger, education, health, humanrights, government, ethics, politics, sadness, world, children, activists )

Cal
- 29 days ago - ipsnews.net
Often beginning in the womb as poverty-stricken mothers live hand-to-mouth, stunting can be a lifelong affliction. Studies show it is linked to poor cognition and educational performance,
How Jon Hamm Is Helping The White House Fight Campus Sexual Assault ~(TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, activists, 'It's On Us' campaign, sexual assault, society, women, safety, humans, media, celebrity, news )

Carrie
- 34 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A website that went live Friday morning, ItsOnUs.org, features a public service announcement with Obama, Biden and other familiar faces telling viewers it's their responsibility to stop sexual assault.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save a Little Boy's Life....URGENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, law, abuse, rights, activists, humans, society, violence, women )

Cal
- 48 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Keep him with the mother who has provided for and loved him,and with us,his extended family,who also love him
TAKE ACTION NOW! Beats4Change.Org--Listen to Donate
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, activism, music, donations, GoodNews, society, world )

Cal
- 49 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
They Heard the Call of Freedom, a Summons That Still Haunts (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 1964, right to vote, Greenwood Mississippi, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, abuse, crime, ethics, death, safety, society, violence, activists )

Carrie
- 50 days ago - bostonglobe.com
They were idealists taking on the nation's shame, students who stood with brave, black Mississippians denied a most basic civil right: the vote.
Beinart Urges Young Jews to Get Arrested in the West Bank for the Sake of Zionism. Will They?
Society & Culture  (tags: Peter Beinart, West Bank Settlements, Hman Rights, Palestine, Israel, society, culture, freedoms, interesting, media, activists, politics, government, humans, world )

Carrie
- 53 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Peter Beinart has a column in Haaretz calling on American Jews who believe in the two-state solution to take direct action now and like the Mississippi Freedom Summer go out to the West Bank to oppose the settlement program.
GOOD NEWS! First Nations Fisherman Donates 500 Sockeye to Vancouver Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, making a difference, activists, rights, goodnews, philanthropy, world )

Cal
- 56 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A First Nations fisherman donated 500 of the fish to organizations and a homeless encampment in the downtrodden neighborhood in Vancouver.
 

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