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Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, world, transportation, usa, women, men, energy, safety )

- 385 days ago -
"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.."
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, ethics, family, humans, society, safety )

- 392 days ago -
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.
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 )

- 416 days ago -
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.
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 )

- 423 days ago -
'TAKE ACTION: Tell BurtâEUR(TM)s Bees: Stop Consorting with the Bee Killers!'...'Burt is probably rolling over in his grave...'
New Yorkers Rally for, and Against, Iran Deal Outside Schumer Office in Midtown Manhattan ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Iran deal, Senator Chuck Schumer, New York rally, politics, government, ethics, rights, freedoms, society, safety, humans, news, activists )

- 442 days ago -
New Yorkers rallied Monday outside the midtown Manhattan office of Senator Chuck Schumer, most of them demonstrating against his decision to oppose the Iran deal. Counterprotestors also assembled, expressing support for Schumer.
Society & Culture  (tags: Jon Stewart, media, society, culture, Americans, world, ethics, activists, humans, freedoms, education, government, rights, politics, news )

- 449 days ago -
Stewart has also had a meaningful impact on my life. The most direct was that he agreed to be in the The Muslims Are Coming! documentary I co-directed. He didnâEUR(TM)t have any skin in the fight against anti-Muslim bigotry,but battling bigotry was important
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 )

- 455 days ago -
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.
Susiya Demolition Plans May Be Halted: 'Residents Cannot Be Forced to Leave'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, building permits, law, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, rights, society, culture, abuse, activists, politics, government )

- 455 days ago -
Haaretz is reporting demolition plans for the Palestinian village of Susiya may be halted based on an internal Israeli Civil Administration (ICA) report the paper has obtained confirming the village of Susiya is sitting on Palestinian land privately ...
Q&A: 'It Is Possible to Break the Israeli Occupation'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, administrative detention, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, rights, news, safety, society, culture, law, government, politics, violence, abuse, activists )

- 457 days ago -
Khader Adnan has become a symbol of the Palestinian resistance to occupation. On 10 separate occasions, he has been placed in administrative detention, a practice that allows Israel to detain prisoners without charge for renewable six-month periods.
Hundreds of Israelis Join Protest to Save Bedouin Village on Brink of Demolition
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Susiya, rights, culture, family, ethics, activists, news, government, politics )

- 459 days ago -
For Palestinian-Bedouins living in the south Hebron hills under the threat of demolition and expulsion, victories are rare. The tiny hamlet of no more than 350 residents has managed to garner international headlines over the recent week.
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 )

- 461 days ago -
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.
When Mossad's Greatest Female Assassin Got It Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Mossad, Norway, assassination, 'Black September, Munich Olympics Massacre, activists, ethics, death, murder, law, government, crime, abuse, violence, sadness, society, culture, freedoms, rights, politics, interesting )

- 463 days ago -
42 years ago, an innocent Moroccan waiter was assassinated by Mossad agents in Norway, showing the lengths Israel would go to defend itself ~ and the consequences of getting it wrong.
Dangerous Isolation: Meet the Fearless Advocates Helping Rural Women Escape Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, assistane, activists, culture, recovery abuse, helping hands )

- 467 days ago -
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...
'This Ends Now': Boston-Area SJPs Call for BDS in Response to Israel's Obstruction of Freedom Flotilla ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, activists, 'Boston Students for Justice in Palestin, 'Freedom Flotilla', society, culture, ethics, rights, freedoms, safety, law, interesting )

- 469 days ago -
The following statement was issued by Boston Students for Justice in Palestine, a coalition comprised of SJPs from a number of different colleges and universities in the Boston area.
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, Yang Xiaoyun, society, culture, ethics, animal rights, animals, animal abuse, Yulin Dog Meat Festival, Animal rescuers, government, safety, sadness, news, law, abuse, activists, humans, education )

- 474 days ago -
Yang Xiaoyun next to the dogs she purchased from dog meat vendors, to rescue them from the local dog meat festival in Yulin. The festival marks the summer solstice, and the arrival of the hottest days of the year.

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