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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
- 82 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.
Save The Irish Fairyfolk Ringfort.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, crime, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, interesting, media, politics, rights, safety, society, world )

James
- 159 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tradition dictates that if you have a ringfort on your land, it is to be treated with respect, and not to be damaged, SAVE THE FORT and take your stand. Do not let them destroy an ancient site. We NEED YOUR voice.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous right, indigneous rights, justice, leonard Peltier, world, society, politics, government, law, ethics, news, activists, freedoms, rights, usa )

Cal
- 327 days ago - change.org
Leonard Peltier , Ojibwa-Sioux from Turtle Mountain, North Dakota, is the longest held Native American political prisoner in the U.S. He was wrongfully convicted in the 1975 killing of two F.B.I. agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
Tell BurtâEUR(TM)s Bees: Stop Consorting With the Bee Killers!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, society, ethics, environment, family, freedoms, safety )

Ruth
- 167 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
'TAKE ACTION: Tell BurtâEUR(TM)s Bees: Stop Consorting with the Bee Killers!'...'Burt is probably rolling over in his grave...'
Paul McCartney Calls for End to Commercial Seal Hunt, Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Paul Mccartney, Seal Hunt, canada humane society international, activists, death, government, humans, murder, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 302 days ago - cbc.ca
Former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is once again calling for an end to the commercial seal hunt off Canada's East Coast. McCartney appeals for a stop to what he calls a "senseless slaughter" in a statement released by Humane Society International.
URGENT PLEASE SIGN PETITION! 10/2015.Sign Our Online Petition Today
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, world, transportation, usa, women, men, energy, safety )

Ruth
- 129 days ago - docs.google.com
"Please act TODAY to extend the federal solar investment tax credits (ITCs) beyond the current sunset date...December 31, 2016. Expiration of the solar ITCs will jeopardize tens of thousands of solar jobs..investment of tens of billions.."
Cannabis Use And Religious Freedom In Indiana, USA.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, cannabis, indiana, religious freedom, constitution )

Fiona
- 216 days ago - patheos.com
Here's some weekend controversy. Citing religious freedom, the First Church of Cannabis is suing for the right to use marijuana as part of its sacrament under IndianaâEUR(TM)s new Religious Freedom Restoration law. Enjoy.
In NY, a Palestinian and Israeli Detail Forgotten War in Gaza ~ 'Wiping Families Off the Planet'
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, violence, women, Israel, Gaza, war, war crimes, death, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, family, children, society, culture, humans, news, freedoms, activists, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 253 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last Thursday the New America Foundation hosted a remarkable event: a Palestinian photographer and Israeli human rights worker detailing war crimes during the forgotten war of Gaza last summer.
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 199 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
ATTENTION ALL TEACHERS AND PARENTS
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, humans, society, safety )

Patrick
- 136 days ago - facebook.com
Every this teacher asks her students to write down the names of 4 children with whom theyâEUR(TM)d like to sit with the following week. She also asks the students to nominate a student has been an exceptional classroom citizen that week. All are private.
As Marginalized Communities Face Dearth of Trauma Care, Activists Step in to Fight for Survival
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, health, healthcare, acute care, trauma care, society, rights, ethics, culture, americans, government, politics, violence, usa )

Cal
- 205 days ago - truth-out.org
In the US urgent medical care in the moments after a shooting is often slow in arriving to poor communities of color. In Chicago and across the country, community members are fighting back against this health-care inequity, even at great personal risk.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand #UpForSchool
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, education, children, world, women, society, politics, activists )

Cal
- 341 days ago - upforschool.org
Every child has the right to go to school, without danger or discrimination. Help create a message no government, politician or leader can ignore and demand that every child can go to school safely. Nothing changes without pressure.
ACTION: Justice for Walter Scott and All Black Lives: Tell Your Governor All Police Need Body Cameras!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, black lives matter, freedoms, politics, race, justice, police, law, rights, americans, news, society )

Cal
- 304 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
All lives matter, including the black lives disproprotionately killed by the system. We need justice now - all police patrol officers in our state must wear body cameras, for both my safety and theirs!
Dangerous Isolation: Meet the Fearless Advocates Helping Rural Women Escape Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, assistane, activists, culture, recovery abuse, helping hands )

Cal
- 210 days ago - truth-out.org
In rural Appalachia, poor roads, low incomes, and a fiercely traditional culture combine to leave women facing domestic violence in physical and emotional isolation. But a handful of nonprofit shelters and advocates have managed to make progress...
Israel Jails Palestinians for Facebook Comments
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, social media, abuse, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, society, sadness, rights, politics, government, activists )

Carrie
- 264 days ago - aljazeera.com
Iyab Shalabi has only been allowed to visit his father, Omar, in prison once since December, when he and eight other Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem were arrested by Israel for posts they wrote on Facebook and other social media outlets.
 

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