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How Chester the Puppet Sparked Battle Over Race and Free Speech in South Africa
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, race, South AFrica, South Africa, safety, ethics, culture, law, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 7 days ago - csmonitor.com
A case involving a right-wing singer and a puppet raises the question of how a 'rainbow nation' just two decades removed from a system of rigid segregation balances free speech with a persistent need to heal racial divides.
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
- 9 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
- 10 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
- 11 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.
We're the Antidote to the Extremists
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Rawabi, government, Human Rights, freedoms, society, culture, world, rights, economy, jobs, good news, news )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - peacenow.org
There is a new West Bank development that can advance the cause of the two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The development is the almost completed Palestinian city of Rawabi, 5 miles north of Ramallah and 12 miles north of Jerusalem.
Israel's New Push To Keep Africans Behind Bars
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Africans immigrants, jail, Human Rights, freedoms, government, ethics, humans, abuse, crime, society, safety, politics, law, rights, sadness, world )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - m.forward.com
Israel's Parliament has passed a new law aimed at keeping African immigrants behind bars -- and a controversial jail to house them open -- beyond a deadline set by the country's highest court.
Vote Against Netanyahu, Save Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, elections, government, politics, society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, death, crime, freedoms, humans, abuse, violence, rights, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - haaretz.com
If Netanyahu wins again at the ballot box, Israel's future is in danger. The outgoing government was one of the worst in Israel's history. It's hard to list one achievement, while the damage was great. Foreign and security policies were suicidal.
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
- 15 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
- 15 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.
President Obama and US Attorney General Holder: Secure Justice for Mike Brown ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, racial profiling, racism, society, culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, humans, freedoms, safety, government, rights )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
On Aug. 9th, the nation was horrified to learn that Mike Brown was racially profiled and brutally killed by police as he walked down the street with a friend. His family called it an execution.
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
- 16 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."
We Still Fight for Eric Garner ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: racial profiling, racism, abuse, humans, news, government, law, police, society, ethics, death, freedoms, rights, sadness, violence, safety, corruption )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
A New York City Grand Jury tragically refused to indict Eric Garner's killer -- NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo. In a horrifying video capturing the brutal killing, Garner can be seen screaming out in pain, "I can't breathe. I can't breathe," as he is...
Shock, Anger as Arsonists Hit First-Grade Classrooms at Jerusalem Jewish-Arab School
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem, Human Rights, freedoms, education, children, ethics, dishonesty, government, society, rights, safety, violence, world, terrorism, news, abuse )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - rawstory.com
The attack, apparently by Jewish extremists, occurred Saturday evening at the Hand-in-Hand bilingual school, a rare symbol of coexistence in a city fraught by growing friction between Jews and Palestinians from annexed east Jerusalem.
Palestinian Flag Is An 'Enemy' Flag- Netanyahu's Latest Crackdown
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, ethics, Human Rights, Palestine, Israel, freedoms, government, violence, rights, politics, law, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Last week when discussing Israel's proposed new Jewish and democratic law, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated that in the land of Israel, "only the Jewish People have national rights: A flag, anthem, and other national symbols."
8 Harsh Ways to Deal With Arab Violence, as Proposed By Israel's Ruling Party
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, freedoms, ethics, government, politics, society, humans, news, violence, safety, culture, activists, world, rights )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - washingtonpost.com
At the behest of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his political allies in the Israeli parliament are preparing a sweeping legislative package designed to deter terror attacks.
 

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