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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 )

- 613 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.
FREE the SABC *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, media, news, politics, rights, society, world )

- 617 days ago -
The SABC is under attack, but we can stop it being corrupted into a pro-government megaphone that drowns out dissent. Propaganda policies introduced by SABC chief Hlaudi Motsoeneng silence reports on public protests, skew election coverage ..
The Days After: A Nation Reacts To The Week's Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, society, culture, americans, politics, media, government, police, rights )

- 617 days ago -
People across the country joined protests and held vigils late this week, following two highly publicized police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota
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 )

- 620 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.
Let's Be the First City in the USA to Implement Silent Fireworks to Keep People, Animals and Wildlife Safe! *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, family, interesting, law, safety, society, world )

- 621 days ago -
Quiet fireworks âEUR" it sounds like an oxymoron. Usually those bright bursts of color come with equally impressive bangs. But some fireworks shows are designed to please the eyes without pummeling the ears ...
Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz Survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dies at 87
Society & Culture  (tags: Elie Wiezel, auschwitz survivor, nobel prize winner, holocaust, celebrity, culture, death, humans, sadness, society, world )

- 625 days ago -
Elie Wiesel, the Auschwitz survivor who became an eloquent witness for the six million Jews slaughtered in World War II and who, more than anyone, seared the memory of the Holocaust on the worldâEUR(TM)s conscience, died on Saturday at his home in Manhattan.
Mexican Artist Melts 1,527 Guns, Makes Shovels to Plant Trees
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, arts, crime, culture, death, ethics, humans, murder, violence )

- 626 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.
Northern Gateway Pipeline Approval Overturned Federal Court of Appeal Finds Canada Failed to Consult With First Nations on Pipel
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, environment, ethics, goodnews, GoodNews, government, humans, law, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 626 days ago -
The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned approval of Enbridge's controversial Northern Gateway project after finding Ottawa failed to properly consult the First Nations affected by the pipeline. "We find that Canada offered only a brief.....
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 )

- 627 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....
Young Donny Was A Lot Like Candidate Donald Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, family, culture, children, ethics, education, interesting, news, celebrity, dishonesty, rights )

- 630 days ago -
Long before he attained vast wealth and far-reaching fame, Donald J. Trump left an indelible impression in the prosperous Queens neighborhood where he evolved from a mischievous, incorrigible boy into a swaggering young man.
Local Jails Profit From Warehousing State Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, greed, ethics, government, crime, culture, society, politics )

- 634 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.
Revisiting Andrea Yates 15 Years After She Drowned Her Children
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, culture, family, Mental health )

- 636 days ago -
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.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

- 638 days ago -
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
Here Are 5 Surprising Cities Where Gentrification and Low Wages Are Pushing Out the Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, family, ethics, American cities, sadness, rights, news, environment )

- 639 days ago -
Walk down once gritty neighborhood streets in many American cities and the telltale signs may be all around you. The coffee bar on the corner selling $5 latte macchiatos, the cocktail bar, the artisan pastry shop. This is urban gentrification in action.
Bill Maher Wishes Trump a Hilarious 70th Birthday: 'Go for Broke ~ Like Your Casinos' ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Humor, media, Bill Maher, Trump, society, culture, news, politics )

- 642 days ago -
Bill Maher isn't a fan of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, so he took a moment to send a very special birthday message on The Donald's 70th year.

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