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PETITION: Please Sign for the Unsung Heroes Who Said NO to Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, CIA, torture program, heroes who said no, formal honor, culture, americans, crime, abuse, law, government )

Angelika
- 15 hours ago - aclu.org
Ask president Obama Isn't it time we honored those who said no to torture? Formally honor those who, when our nation went off course, stayed true to our most fundamental ideals.
TAKE ACTION NOW! It Shouldn't Be a Crime to Care
Society & Culture  (tags: society, law, feeding the homelss, government, ethics, crime, culture, americans, politics, usa, safety, philanthropy, humans, freedoms )

Cal
- 7 days ago - caringacross.org
Every week, Arnold Abbott prepares hundreds of meals for the homeless. But thanks to a new law in Fort Lauderdale, giving those meals to the people who need them is a crime.A Florida judge has put the law on hold for 90 days. This is big news, but it's no
Tell the Mayor of San Jose: Give Homeless Group Shelter - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, huam rights, Homeless people, health, freedoms, politics, rights, philanthropy )

Beverly
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
Sign this petition and demand that adequate housing be found for all previous inhabitants of the homeless camp.
The Christian Terrorist Movement No One Wants To Talk About
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, religion, rights, usa, Christian terrorists, extremistm, politics, freedoms, culture, americans )

Cal
- 9 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The Phineas Priesthood is an American white supremacist movement that claims Christian inspiration and opposes interracial intercourse, racial integration, homosexuality, and abortion.
New Proposal Would Provide Grand Juries With Eyes ~ THE BOROWITZ REPORT ~ SATIRE
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, humor, satire, media, grand juries, sight, brains, education, society, freedoms, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - newyorker.com
"Body cameras are an important part of the solution," said Harland Dorrinson, who is lobbying Washington to equip grand juries with the sense of sight. "But I strongly believe that if you take video evidence and add eyes, the combination would be...
BREAKING: Grand Jury Won't Charge Cop Who Killed Eric Garner With Illegal Chokehold
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, racial profiling, racism, society, culture, abuse, police, law, news, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, crime, death, rights, sadness )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A grand jury voted not to file any charges against David Pantaleo, the New York Police Department cop who took the life of Eric Garner after putting him in a chokehold -- a maneuver banned by the police department.
No Indictment in Eric Garner Chokehold Case for N.Y.P.D. Officer
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, crime, politics, police, policing, race relations, justice, americans, society, usa, rights )

Cal
- 13 days ago - nytimes.com
A Staten Island grand jury voted on Wednesday not to bring criminal charges in the death of Eric Garner, a black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer
Texas 'KKK White Christmas' School Official Posted Even Worse Things to Facebook
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, KKK, racism, ethics, society, education, culture, children, humans, law, safety, sadness, freedoms, family )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - rawstory.com
Hooks Independent School District board member Chris Harris apologized for posting the image, which showed a hooded Klan member with the caption, "I'm dreaming of a White Christmas."
End Modern Day Slavery - FORCE CHANGE - PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, women, society, government, ethics, crime, politics, human rights )

Beverly
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
Abolish modern day slavery in the United States.
Eric Holder: Problems Exposed By Ferguson 'Threaten The Entire Nation'
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, policing, race relations, police, politics, culture, americans, safety, society, violence, rights )

Cal
- 15 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Holder, speaking at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, said the nation needs to confront the broken relationship between many law enforcement agencies and the communities that they are supposed to serve.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE! This Entrepreneur Turns Leftover Cafeteria Food Into Hot Meals for Hungry People
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, hunger, making a difference, politics, ethics, culture, americans, interesting, education, society )

Cal
- 16 days ago - grist.org
Simon, 24, is cofounder of Food Recovery Network, a nonprofit organization that collects surplus food from college campuses and distributes it to hungry community members.
OP-ED: RACE RELATIONS IN AMERICA: Most White People in America Are Completely Oblivious
Society & Culture  (tags: racerelations inamerica, law, law, ethics, justice, viewpoints, culture, americans, society, politics, police, news, rights, education )

Cal
- 21 days ago - alternet.org
Black people have to learn everything about white people just to stay alive. White people just don't get that.
Feeling Thankful Shouldn't Just Come Once A Year (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Thanksgiving, Americans, photos, society, culture, family, freedoms )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The time for giving thanks shouldn't just come once a year. However, since there is a dedicated time period, why not take full advantage of the holiday to revel in the warmth of expressing gratitude?
The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, culture, americans, news, law, legacy of Native persecutin, politics, rights, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 25 days ago - motherjones.com
The Ohlone once numbered as many as 15,000 on lands stretching from the San Francisco Bay to Big Sur. But following years of enslavement under the Spanish mission system and, later, persecution by settlers, they are now largely a people in exile.
How Detroit Is Splitting Into Two Cities for Rich and Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, americans, economy, Detroit, business, abuse )

Cal
- 30 days ago - alternet.org
A journey across a city divided post-bankruptcy.
 

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