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Native American Tribe Says Oregon Armed Occupiers Are Desecrating Sacred Land
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, rights, society )

Kathy
- 265 days ago - kplu.org
With the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon in its fifth day, a local Native American tribe says the militants are "desecrating sacred property."
Poisoned City: Flint and the Specter of Domestic Terrorism
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, government, culture, usa )

Cal
- 207 days ago - truth-out.org
Particularly now, in the era of Donald Trump, US politics denotes an age of forgetting civil rights, full inclusion and the promise of democracy.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Sexism Is Global. The Fight Against It Should Be Too.
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, world, law, government, culture, politics, rights )

Cal
- 203 days ago - act.one.org
Join 46,208 others who have come together to send a powerful message: we wonâEUR(TM)t end extreme poverty without ending global gender inequality.
18 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas, world, society, culture, family, interesting, humans, movies, children )

Carrie
- 293 days ago - countryliving.com
It's hard to decide which holiday classic to watch first ~ or which one will be most popular with the whole family. But when it comes to the box office, the highest-grossing Christmas movie of all time is How the Grinch Stole Christmas starring Jim Carrey
Looking At Violence In America With A Financial Lens
Society & Culture  (tags: cost of violence, violence in america, society, culture, americans )

Cal
- 288 days ago - npr.org
Pain, grief and emotional loss follow mass shootings in America, and there are also other costs that add up to violence's financial toll.
Acid Attack Survivor Disfigured By An Older Man as a Teenager Is Named the New Face of Indian Fashion Brand Viva N Diva to Help
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, crime, culture, ethics, fashion, goodnews, humans, interesting, society, violence, women )

Rosemary
- 255 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An acid attack survivor who was disfigured by a man she refused to marry has been named as the star of a designer clothing campaign. Laxmi Saa, 26, will model for an Indian clothing label for their campaign called the 'Face of Courage' ....cont....
Revisiting Andrea Yates 15 Years After She Drowned Her Children
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, culture, family, Mental health )

Phyllis
- 98 days ago - yahoo.com
ItâEUR(TM)s been 15 years since Andrea Yates drowned her five young children in the bathtub of their suburban Houston home in a quintuple murder that gripped the nation.
For U.S. Tribes, a Movement to Revive Native Foods and Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, rights, society, native traditions, politics, goodnews, family )

Cal
- 358 days ago - e360.yale.edu
On ancestral lands, the Fond du Lac band in Minnesota is planting wild rice and restoring wetlands damaged by dams, industry, and logging. Their efforts are part of a growing trend by Native Americans to bring back traditional food sources and heal scar
Canada Launches Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women and Opens the Door to Repealing 'Racist' Indian Act
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, women, violence, Canada, First Nations, human rights, crime, corruption, abuse, law, death, society, politics )

Cal
- 294 days ago - news.vice.com
Speaking in front of representatives of indigenous communities from across Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised "nothing less than a total renewal of the relationship between Canada and First Nations Peoples."
Punish Men For Burning Girl Alive Due to Rejected Marriage Proposal
Society & Culture  (tags: burning girl alive, rejected marriage proposal, abuse, child, crime, culture, death, humans, sadness, women, world )

Lone
- 112 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Punish those responsible for burning a girl alive because she rejected a marriage proposal.
Here Are 6 Things You Probably DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About Prince
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, music, Prince, obituary, society, sadness, news )

Cal
- 157 days ago - alternet.org
The many myths that made Prince so much more than merely a man.
This Town Ran An Illegal DebtorâEUR(TM)s Prison For Years. Now It Has To Pay Back The People It Jailed.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, rights )

Phyllis
- 144 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Colorado Springs will pay back destitute people it illegally jailed because they couldnâEUR(TM)t pay court fines, the city announced Thursday. The city will discontinue debtorâEUR(TM)s prison policy, which violated both the U.S. Constitution and a 2014 state law.
Stop the Plan to Flood Winnemem Wintu Sacred Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, culture, environment, ethics, government, law, rights, society )

Kathy
- 313 days ago - credomobilize.com
Raising the height of Shasta Dam would drown most of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe's last remaining sacred sites and traditional homelands, decimate endangered salmon and violate the California Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by flooding the McCloud River.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, politics, society, interesting, MLK Day, government, law, rights )

Cal
- 254 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a federal holiday in 1986.

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