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Why Are They (Armed) "Patriots" in Nevada But (Unarmed) Rioters in Ferguson?
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Missouri, Bunkerville Nevada, patriots, rioters, dishonesty, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, society, violence, sadness, humans, media, police, rights, safety, government, interesting, family, culture, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - gq.com
Why did the police occupy Ferguson and not to Bunkerville? Why "riots" in Ferguson and "patriots" in Bunkerville? There was some looting on Sunday night--not a full-scale, weapons-drawn confrontation with federal officers. But some televisions were stolen.
Calif. Man Gets Death Threats for Hosting Refugee Kids: 'They're Going to Kill My Family' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, death threats, immigrant family, abuse, activists, sadness, society, ethics, news, rights, freedoms, humans, violence, safety, dishonesty, children, corruption, family )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
Mark Lane told KGTV that he was moved to help a family fleeing violence in Guatemala after his 5-year-old son asked why residents in Murrieta were blocking buses of refugees from entering their town.
Sovereign Citizen Movement Seen By US Law Enforcement as Top Terrorist Threat: Study
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, terrorist threat, sovereign citizen movement, society, law enforcement, study, ethics, activists, safety )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - rawstory.com
In a new study conducted by researchers tasked with studying of the root causes and consequences of terrorism in the U.S. and abroad, the sovereign citizen movement was perceived to be the gravest terrorist threat, rivaling Islamist extremists and...
Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 25 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, activism, resistance, activists, politics, rights, humans, society, culture, news )

Cal
- 40 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
Watch: "Murder on Abortion Row" (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abortion rights, women, society, violence, rights, activists, ethics, death, safety, media, law, murder )

Carrie
- 51 days ago - pbs.org
In 1996, FRONTLINE took an in-depth look at one case that helped lead to the buffer zone law. Two years earlier, John Salvi, a radical young Catholic abortion opponent, opened fire on two clinics in Brookline, Mass., just outside Boston, and killed two...
These Awesome Bus Benches Double as Homeless Housing
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, goodnews, helping the homeless, world, society, politics, GoodNews, government, culture, safety )

Cal
- 52 days ago - takepart.com
A Vancouver organization's pop-up shelters provide a dry spot to sleep.
More Restaurants Take a Stand Against Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: gun laws, restaurants, activists, Americans, good news, society, safety, violence, law, crime, culture, family )

Carrie
- 54 days ago - inc.com
The number of restaurants adopting a no-guns policy is on the rise following Mexican grill Chipotle's recent request that patrons not carry guns when dining.
Detroit Shuts Off Water To Thousands Of Broke Residents
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Detroit, the poor, ethics, water, rights, humans, society, government, crime, dishonesty, corruption, sadness, safety, politics, abuse, activists )

Carrie
- 57 days ago - thinkprogress.org
As the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department moves to shut off water to thousands of residents who are delinquent on their bills, a coalition of activists is appealing to the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights to intervene.
Watch This Muslim-American Activist Take Down A Leading Islamophobe (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim Americans, Islamophobia, rights, freedoms, religion, activists, ethics, society, culture )

Carrie
- 57 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A Muslim-American leader on Sunday criticized one of the right wing's top traffickers of Islamophobia for exaggerating the threat that Muslims pose to the United States and for regularly linking the religion to terrorism.
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
- 58 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. -
How Can You Help the Homeless?
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, education, family, freedoms, help, philanthropy, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 73 days ago - upworthy.com
I've Often Wondered How I Can Personally Help Homeless People. I Just Found A Great Idea. Short video from UpWorthy.
The 5 Awkward Times Experts Shut Down News Anchors By Being Experts - Video
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, experts, family, government, politics, safety, Science, society )

Kit
- 73 days ago - upworthy.com
These are just the times experts talked back when news hosts were misleading viewers. What happens when these experts aren't around?
Pressure Mounts On Target To Ban Firearms After Loaded Gun Found In Toy Aisle
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 73 days ago - forbes.com
"The gun was in plain view on top of a superhero Playskool toy box when the worker found it; he thought it was a toy. He realized it was real after seeing it was loaded with live ammo
Target Gets Drawn Into Gun Rights Battle
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 73 days ago - motherjones.com
Executives at Target probably never thought much about their red-and-white bull's-eye logo becoming so fraught, but the mammoth discount retailer now faces the challenge of being the latest corporation pulled into the fight over open-carry gun rights.
 

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