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The Many Pernicious Myths About Native Americans That Need to Be Uprooted Now
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, native Americans, discrimnation, myths, government, ethics, culture, crime, society, rights, law )

- 2 days ago -
Five hundred years after the violence of settler colonialism began in the Americas, Native peoples are still fighting to protect their lands and their rights to exist as distinct political communities and individuals
The Fight Against the Private Prison Industry Was Just Dealt a Huge Blow
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, society, greed, private prison corporations, ethics, crime, government, dishonesty, law )

- 3 days ago -
The Obama administration renews a major contract with Corrections Corporation of America.
Punish Sexual Assault Perpetrators in the National Park Service SIGN NOW!
Society & Culture  (tags: alleged sexual assault, ethics, crime, government, law, politics )

- 28 days ago -
Investigate claims of sexual assault within our nationâEUR(TM)s national parks and enact tougher penalties against perpetrators.
Australia and the UK Have a Higher Proportion of Inmates in Private Prisons Than the US
Society & Culture  (tags: prison populations, private prisons, ethics, crime, government, rights, police, law, world, society )

- 49 days ago -
Australia and the UK have a higher proportion of inmates in private prisons than the US
Society & Culture  (tags: justice, law, Florida, QuintenPutna, activism, law, government, crime, freedoms, society, police, politics )

- 82 days ago -
Injustice for a good Care2 member when he tries to save ducks from the clutches of a codger who felt differently in Florida. He is charged with assault and the charges are at best highly questionable.
Theresa May: Stop Covering Up the Abuse at Yarl's Wood.PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', abuse, women, violence, world, government, ethics, crime, culture, society )

- 101 days ago -
Our new Prime Minister Theresa May has officially taken office and everyoneâEUR(TM)s talking up her feminist credentials. But sheâEUR(TM)s helped to cover up one of the most shocking abuses of women of our time.
How Response to Alton Sterling Shooting Is Different --and Maybe the Same
Society & Culture  (tags: race, police killing, government, ethics, crime, culture, police, politics, law, usa, violence, society )

- 109 days ago -
A day after a black man was fatally shot by police outside a convenience story in Baton Rouge, the governor of Louisiana called on the Justice Department to investigate.
Disabled Teen With Brain Cancer Beaten & Jailed By TSA at Memphis
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, crime, safety, transportation, TSA, beaten, disabled child )

- 113 days ago -
Hannah Cohen, 19, is partially deaf, blind in 1 eye and paralyzed. She has brain cancer and has received treatment for 17 years. When the metal detector went off she became confused. Before her mother could explain, TSA had her bloodied on the ground
Mexican Artist Melts 1,527 Guns, Makes Shovels to Plant Trees
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, crime, culture, death, ethics, humans, murder, violence )

- 114 days ago -
In Culiacán, Mexico, the city with the highest rate of gun deaths in the nation, many people know the devastating consequences of guns. Creative activist Pedro Reyes down guns and turns them into shovels, which were then used to plant trees.
Activists Facing Prison for Reporting Torture *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

- 115 days ago -
Three activists in Thailand, including two from Amnesty International, are facing five years in prison and hefty fines for reporting torture by officials in the Thai army and police....
Local Jails Profit From Warehousing State Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, greed, ethics, government, crime, culture, society, politics )

- 123 days ago -
As some states embark on efforts to reduce prison populations, local officials who for years have received financial incentives to house state prisoners in their jails are now faced with the threat of a loss of revenue.
Right-Wing Broadcaster Who Wants Christian Martyrs Urges Trump Fans to Use AR-15s Against Protesters ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT Rights, marriage equality, Trump, religion, politics, society, sadness, safety, ethics, crime, abuse, rights, dishonesty, news, violence, women, murder )

- 125 days ago -
A religious broadcaster who encouraged Christians to "prepare for martyrdom" over marriage equality is urging Donald Trump supporters to take up arms against their opponents.
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun laws, gun violence, government, freedoms, ethics, law, news, rights, safety, politics, society, world, humans, crime, death, family, children, sadness )

- 132 days ago -
We have seen the pattern with guns play out repeatedly ~ three times in the past year with shooters who appear to have been influenced by ISIS or Al Qaeda, the casualty toll rising each time.

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