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Society & Culture

The Body in the Street -- Charles P. Pierce
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 29 days ago - esquire.com
I keep coming back to one simple moment, one ghastly fact. One image, from which all the other images have flowed. They left the body in the street. Dictators leave bodies in the street.
UNICEF: 1 in 10 Girls Raped or Sexually Abused Before Age 20 Worldwide
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, safety, sexual abuse, world, sadness, abuse, culture, law, politics, crime, children, rights, news )

Cal
- 15 days ago - theweek.com
On Thursday, UNICEF reported that 120 million girls and young women are forced into sexual intercourse or other sex acts before age 20.
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs
Society & Culture  (tags: military, politics, news, poverty amongst the troos, charity, food banks, providing for our military, Food policy, government, ethics, crime, americans )

Cal
- 28 days ago - thenation.com
a new report found that the nation's food pantries serve 620,000 families with a member in the military--another troubling indication that service members battling against poverty must often rely on the generosity of our charities.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Towns Don't Need Tanks: Our Communities Are Not War Zones
Society & Culture  (tags: police, society, safety, police vs. the public military grade wea, government, ethics, crime, culture, americans, politics, law, freedoms, usa, rights )

Cal
- 21 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Justice are funneling billions of dollars to state and local law enforcement agencies every year to help them purchase military weaponry and equipment. What business do DOD, DHS, and DOJ have funding a wa
RIP Here's Some of James Foley's Finest Reporting for GlobalPost
Society & Culture  (tags: James Foley, media, crime, culture, rights, religion, politics, sadness )

Cal
- 30 days ago - globalpost.com
Although he was killed by Islamic State militants, Jim's quest to chronicle modern war lives on through his selfless journalism.
Change the Name of Chivington, Colorado ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Sandy Creek massacre, indigenous rights, Chivington, families, culture )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - change.org
In remembrance of the 150 year anniversary of this massacre of the estimated 150 innocent Cheyenne and Arapaho men, women, and children brutally and unjustly killed at Sand Creek, I would ask that you change the name of the town of Chivington, Colorado...
Muslims Sexually Enslaving Children: A Global Phenomenon
Society & Culture  (tags: Rape, girls, protections, Muslims, Islam, abuse, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, law, police, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Ge
- 13 days ago - meforum.org
As shocking as the Muslim-run sex ring in Rotherham, England may seem to some--1,400 British children as young as 11 plied with drugs before being passed around and sexually abused in cabs and kabob shops--the fact is that this phenomenon is immensely wi
Cop Who Threatened to 'F*Cking Kill' Reporter During Ferguson Protests Officially Resigns
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, Ray Albers, resignation, police, law, media, interesting, rights, society, violence, freedoms, crime, culture, ethics )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - rawstory.com
At a protest on Aug. 19, Ray Albers, a police officer in the neighboring community of St. Ann, pointed his rifle at a Ferguson protester during a heated verbal exchange, an episode that was captured on video and widely circulated on social media.
Fox Contributor Complains That 'Anti-Testicular Police' Are Trying to Take Ray Rice's 'B*Lls' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, abuse, police, safety, society, violence, ethics, freedoms, humans, crime )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Sean Hannity sparred with contributor Tamara Holder on Tuesday after she suggested that former NFL running back Ray Rice was being treated unfairly in the wake of his indefinite suspension for hitting his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer.
Death Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: Holocaust, anti-Semitism, Muslims, Islam, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Ge
- 13 days ago - aish.com
It never occurred to me that my family and I would be sentenced to death again for the crime of being born Jewish.
What Your 1st-Grade Life Says About the Rest of It
Society & Culture  (tags: study, Americans, children, education, environment, family, society, culture, freedoms, sadness, abuse, crime, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Inside the ground-breaking and ultimately saddening 25-year study conducted by Johns Hopkins researchers Karl Alexander and Doris Entwisle, that examined 314 people from the first grade all the way to adulthood at age 28.Americans,
They Heard the Call of Freedom, a Summons That Still Haunts (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 1964, right to vote, Greenwood Mississippi, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, abuse, crime, ethics, death, safety, society, violence, activists )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - bostonglobe.com
They were idealists taking on the nation's shame, students who stood with brave, black Mississippians denied a most basic civil right: the vote.
The End of Liberal Zionism
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Liberal Zionism, politics, government, freedoms, violence, culture, ethics, rights, society, sadness, world, crime, death, news, war, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, interesting )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - nytimes.com
The attacks on freedom of speech and human rights organizations in Israel, the land-grabbing settler movement, a growing strain of anti-Arab and anti-immigrant racism, extremist politics, and a powerful, intolerant religious right -- this mixture has...
How the Government Created 'Stop-and-Frisk for Latinos'
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, police, society, Latinos, stop and frisk policy, freedoms, government, crime, culture, americans, politics, rights, usa )

Cal
- 14 days ago - thenation.com
Indiscriminate stops and mobile fingerprinting in the Big Easy represent a frightening new frontier in immigration enforcement.
Ferguson Cop Who Arrested Journalist Being Sued for Tying Up and Choking 12-Year-Old Boy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, Ferguson Missouri, Justin Cosma, bad cops, lawsuit, crime, culture, ethics, society, freedoms, rights, safety, violence, police, law )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - rawstory.com
A police officer who arrested a journalist earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri is also facing a federal civil rights lawsuit for allegedly attacking a 12-year-old boy while working for another department two years ago, the Huffington Post reported.
 

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