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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
- 66 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
- 66 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
- 67 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
- 83 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
- 83 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
- 83 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
- 83 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.
Rio Favela Hosts People's Cup For Communities Suffering Evictions and Police Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Brazil, Rio, Favela, Sao Paulo, FIFA World Cup, abuse, activists, corruption, dishonesty, freedoms, government, politics, rights, violence, sports, world, police )

Betsy
- 86 days ago - portside.org
A Rio de Janeiro favela hosts People's Cup for communities affected by FIFA restrictions, police violence, evictions and home demolitions. "World Cup For Whom" hosts 2nd annual competition.
Iraq: Jihadis Vow to 'Conquer Jerusalem From You, Oh Jews!'
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Islamists, Jihadis, Muslims, world, activists, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, murder, politics, religion, rights, safety, society, violence )

Ge
- 95 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Video footage of foreign jihadists in Iraq threatening to "conquer Jerusalem" has once again highlighted the dangers posed to Israel from Islamist extremists fighting in Syria's civil war. At a public rally organized by the Islamic State of Iraq and
The Dumbing Down of America
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, government, freedoms, environment, education, world, politics, religion )

Gene
- 99 days ago - macleans.ca
Well, the title really says it all. But the article proves it.
INSPIRATIONAL-----'Cancer Doesn't Have Me': Teen Raised $5 Million for Charity Before His Death
Society & Culture  (tags: inspiration, making a diffrence, awesome, activists, disease, attitude, ethics, culture, world, society )

Cal
- 106 days ago - mashable.com
Bowel cancer took Sutton's life early on Wednesday after a three-year struggle with the disease, but not before the 19-year-old became a celebrity in the United Kingdom, inspired millions with his story and raised over $5 million on his JustGiving page to
Mother's Day at the End of the World -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, guns, politics, police, religion, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 109 days ago - truth-out.org
Feed the phrase "toddler shot" into a Google search, and you'll get more than 80 million results.
Thank Actors for Supporting Ban on Animal Cosmetic Tests *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, celebrity, education, ethics, fashion, GoodNews, health, humans, interesting, society )

Frans
- 110 days ago - forcechange.com
The cast of the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory are not only intelligent and hilarious, they are also compassionate towards animals. Mayim Bialik, who plays Sheldon's "girl who is a friend" Amy, and Kunal Nayyar, who plays the shy, astrophysicist Raj, ..
FOREIGN SECRETARY: HELP STOP THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN IN TOURISM *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, children, crime, culture, ethics, family, humans, law, media, police, rights, sadness, society, sports, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 116 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
I am appalled by the news that British nationals are sexually abusing children in destinations around the world. Right now, I am particularly concerned about the countless vulnerable children in Brazil who are at a heightened risk of exploitation and...
Stop Brunei Stoning Gay People to Death *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, gayrights, humans, interesting, law, media, religion, rights, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 116 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Sultan of Brunei has confirmed that a new law is being brought in tomorrow to stone gay people to death. This replaces the maximum 10 year sentence previously implemented. This sort of behaviour no longer belongs in a modern society......

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