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Using Religion to Discriminate
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

- 647 days ago -
With increasing frequency, we are seeing individuals and institutions claiming a right to discriminate - by refusing to provide services to women and LGBT people - based on religious objections.
Bob Dylan and the Ethics of Market Fascism
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 647 days ago -
Come senators, congressmen, Please heed the call Don't stand in the doorway Don't block up the hall For he who gets hurt Will be he who has stalled There's a battle outside And it is ragin'. It'll soon shake your windows and rattle your walls
California Man Points Gun at Girl Scout At His Door to Sell Cookies (With Video)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, Girl Scouts, Gun-love, law, media, police, politics, religion, safety, society, violence )

- 658 days ago -
A California man was taken into custody over the weekend after he allegedly pulled a gun on a young Girl Scout who was selling cookies.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: How Marathon Runners Help the Homeless (Without Even Knowing It)
Society & Culture  (tags: HOMELESSNESS, MAKING A DIFFERENCE, politics, society, freedoms, ethics, culture, activists, goodnews, GoodNews, news )

- 660 days ago -
Father-daughter team turns a common race practice into a clever opportunity to help the less fortunate.
Society & Culture  (tags: Homelsssness, click to give, society, charity, activism, making a difference, politics, ethics, family, americans, government, freedoms, activists )

- 661 days ago -
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
Congress Critters Can Be Lovable For a Price
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, Campaign Cash, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, government, Lobbies )

- 663 days ago -
A corporate lobbyist recently admitted to the New York Times: "Everybody is embarrassed about it. Although not so embarrassed that they don't do it."
Pete Seeger: In Memory - We Shall Over Come
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, freedom, love, music, musicians, protecting rights )

- 665 days ago -
Good night, your music and dedication to humanity will be missed. You led us on a path, we followed with hope.
At Least 194 Children Have Been Shot to Death Since Newtown
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, Guns )

- 665 days ago -
The NRA says arming more adults will protect kids--but most are killed at home, our investigation shows, often with unsecured guns.
RIP: Pete Seeger, Legendary Folk Singer, Dies at 94
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, Pete Seeger, obituary, sadness, news, culture, usa, world, obituary, americans, activists )

- 666 days ago -
Pete Seeger, a 20th-century troubadour who inspired and led a renaissance of folk music in the United States with his trademark five-string banjo and songs of love, peace, brotherhood, work and protest, died Monday night after being hospitalized in New Yo
6 Red States That Are Turning Green at a Rapid Clip -- Are Marijuana Reforms Around the Corner?
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, Marijuana Legalization, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 668 days ago -
New polls indicate that marijuana law reform is still a winning issue -- even in Republican leaning states.
*Take Action*Vermont's Senator Sanders Is Right: Use War Money to Take Care of Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society, support, veterans )

- 668 days ago -
Now, Bernie's done it again, proposing to use war funding to pay for veterans' benefits, with the most politically salient feature of his proposal being its reversal of the military pension cuts included in the Ryan-Murray budget deal. PETITION
There Has Been An Average of One School Shooting Every Other School Day So Far This Year -- Bill Moyers
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, humans, government, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

- 670 days ago -
Last year was supposed to be a year of action to curb gun violence in our schools. But three weeks into the new year, statistics suggest that the problem could actually be worsening.
Protesters Set in for the Long Haul in Bangkok Park *** Video ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, rights, society, world )

- 676 days ago -
Free food, free shows and free medical care - but still life is uncomfortable at Bangkok's protest sites. ....
Send Edward Snowden Home *** PLEASE SIGN ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, crime, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, law, media, rights, society, world )

- 677 days ago -
The world's greatest whistleblower is stuck in the Russian winter, facing solitary confinement, ridicule, and life in prison if US agents grab him. But this week, we could help get him to safety.
*Take Action* Make Sure the Chained CPI Stays Gone
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, elderly, ethics, family, law, media, politics, rights, society )

- 678 days ago -
Keep cuts to our earned Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid benefits out of your budget and State of the Union address.

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