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Copenhagen Shootings: Police Kill Gunman After Two Attacks
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, Denmark, Copenhagen, Islam, Muslims, terrorism, terrorists, Jews, free speech, crime, death, murder, religion, rights, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 39 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Police in Copenhagen say they have shot dead a man they believe was behind two deadly attacks in the Danish capital hours earlier.
Hard to Believe: Police Are Treating Protest Movements Like They Are Terrorists
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, law, police, politics, environment, rights, news, society )

Cal
- 40 days ago - alternet.org
But that's not stopping activists from pushing back.
Happy Palestine Day!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, worst occupation in history, world, Israel, Palestine, 'Happy Palestine Day', support, solidarity, activists, society, humans, freedoms, news, government, culture, rights, children, family )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - mondoweiss.net
On Feb. 14, many Palestine advocates and good people around the world have chosen to celebrate "Happy Palestine Day". Celebrating Palestine's Day is simply a way for people to show their solidarity with the people of Palestine who live under the worst
Racial Terrorism in America: Group Wants to Honor 4,000 Lynching Victims With Historical Markers
Society & Culture  (tags: Civil Rights, American South, racism. Alabama, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, government, humans, sadness, violence, politics, abuse, activists, freedoms )

Carrie
- 45 days ago - rawstory.com
An Alabama-based civil rights organization found that over the course of the South's turbulent racial history, some 4,000 people are known to have been lynched. Historian Bryan Stevenson intends to make these killings a matter of public record.
The Shame of Killing Contests Mars Humankind
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, animals, 'killing contests', society, culture, ethics, law, humans, sadness, rights, activists, news, freedoms, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - abqjournal.com
The man in the photo was me and the 39 dead coyotes were the victims of a killing contest held just the weekend before Christmas. A few of the animals had been skinned, but most of the bodies were intact, except, of course, for the bullet holes.
Censored SeaMAC Ads Grace San Francisco Buses (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: San Francisco, SeaMAC, Israel, Palestine, Ms. Marvel, society, culture, americans, rights, world, freedoms, activists, government )

Carrie
- 47 days ago - mondoweiss.net
It's been quite a roller coaster ride playing out on the sides of San Francisco's buses, but luckily, SeaMac along with locally based 'No Tax Dollars To Israel' stepped in on the heels of Ms. Marvel's heroic rescue.
How Men's Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being A Deadbeat Dad Into A Moneymaking Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, men, women, children, family, divorce, men's rights movement, ethics, society, culture, activists, law, rights, corruption, ethics )

Carrie
- 47 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Paul Elam has become the face of the modern menâEUR(TM)s rights movement by rallying against false rape accusations and divorce courts that favor mothers. An exclusive BuzzFeed News interview with his estranged daughter and ex-wife show that his pet causes...
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! Long Island Teen Raises $30K To Install Clean Water System In South America
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, goodnews, ethics, politics, society, activism, good deeds, making a difference, world, news, humans )

Cal
- 48 days ago - newyork.cbslocal.com
A Long Island teen went from sponsoring a child through a charity to changing the lives in his impoverished village thousands of miles away.
Jim CrowâEUR(TM)s Polite Sons
Society & Culture  (tags: Martin Luther King, world, society, culture, Americans, racism, racial equality, Palestine, Israel, freedoms, justice, ethics, government, rights, politics, activists, abuse, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 61 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Dr. KingâEUR(TM)s life deeply motivates me to proudly stand as a Jew in solidarity with my Palestinian sisters and brothers who are brutally oppressed under Israeli occupation, siege and military aggression.
Back on the Bus
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Freedom Riders, civil rights movement, society, culture, activists, humans, interesting, news, media, freedoms, government, Martin Luther King, rights )

Carrie
- 66 days ago - newyorker.com
Last fall, at a gathering in Santa Fe on the subject of storytelling, I met a woman whose name sounded familiar. It turned out that I had last encountered her precisely fifty years before.
The Long Road ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Selma-Montgomery, society, racism, culture, ethics, activists, rights, freedoms, interesting, government, news, media, photos )

Carrie
- 66 days ago - newyorker.com
A half century ago, Martin Luther King, Jr., receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, in Oslo, spoke of the "creative battle" that twenty-two million black men and women in the United States were waging against "the starless midnight of racism."
Saudi Arabia Postpones 1,000 Lashes Sentence for Blogger
Society & Culture  (tags: lashing punishment, lashing, Saudi Arabia, sharia law, punishment, blogging, activists )

Beatrice
- 68 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The activist sentenced to 1,000 lashes in Saudi Arabia underwent his first flogging despite the country's Supreme Court being ordered to review the case, Raif Badawi, 31, was due to undergo the second of 20 rounds of 50 lashes on Friday morning,
Three Principles for 2015 ~PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humans, kindness, respect, wisdom, gratitude, society, culture, activists, freedoms )

Carrie
- 74 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Our community has overwhelmingly supported these 3 simple principles to support each other to follow in 2015. Join thousands of others in this New Year's petition to ourselves, and then share your stories and insights on this "journey within".
A Muslim's Ambush: How I Was Stitched Up By Australian Breakfast TV
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, religion, rights, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, news, tv, ethics, israel, middle-east, ethics, health, medicine, education, dishonesty )

Hilary
- 74 days ago - spectator.co.uk
Dr Qanta Ahmed works on Project Rozana, an Israeli-Palestinian initiative to train West Bank physicians (mostly Muslim) at Israel's Hadassah hospital. Her unethical TV interview's editing distorted & debased her work, leaving her furious.
CHARLIE HEBDO's 10 Best Animal Rights Cartoons ~ PETA Stands With 'Charlie Hebdo'
Society & Culture  (tags: Charlie Hebdo, PETA, animal rights, tribute, cartoons, society, violence, freedoms, ethics, culture, abuse, activists, world )

Carrie
- 76 days ago - peta.org
Charlie Hebdo is the only French newspaper that dedicates a weekly column to animal rights, tackling issues such as bullfighting and foie gras. Here are just a few recent examples:

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