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OP-ED: RACE RELATIONS IN AMERICA: Most White People in America Are Completely Oblivious
Society & Culture  (tags: racerelations inamerica, law, law, ethics, justice, viewpoints, culture, americans, society, politics, police, news, rights, education )

Cal
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Black people have to learn everything about white people just to stay alive. White people just don't get that.
12 Year Old Boy Dies From Gunshot Wound Received From Cleveland Police
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, crime, society, law, news, ethics, sadness, police )

Gregory
- 3 days ago - cleveland.com
A 12 year old boy was killed by police. The 911 operator failed to inform the officers responding that caller the TWICE had said it was a juvenile with a toy gun sitting on a swing pointing it at people. The boy in the above picture is NOT the dead child
Revisiting 'Graveyard of Numbers': Israel Refuses to Return Remains of Palestinian Militants as a Punitive Measure
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, society, world, sadness, violence, government, family, news, humans )

CarrieSIC
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
A recent headline in Haaretz claimed the Israeli government withholding of Said Abu Jamal and Uday Abu Jamal's corpses, they are the two Palestinians cousins responsible for carrying out the synagogue attack in Jerusalem last Monday, was an "unprecedented
The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, culture, americans, news, law, legacy of Native persecutin, politics, rights, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 5 days ago - motherjones.com
The Ohlone once numbered as many as 15,000 on lands stretching from the San Francisco Bay to Big Sur. But following years of enslavement under the Spanish mission system and, later, persecution by settlers, they are now largely a people in exile.
In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, crime, death, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, world, society, politics, media, sadness, news, interesting, children, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 7 days ago - haaretz.com
Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Ft. Lauderdale: Stop Criminalizing Feeding of the Poor and Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: government, ethics, crime, culture, homelessness, unjust laws, society, politics, police, law, news )

Cal
- 16 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
90 year old Arnold Abbott of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl has been feeding the homeless since 1990. A new city ordinance has now made this illegal
These Are The Questions Veterans Are Tired Of Hearing
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, military, veterans, men, women, society, culture, education, interesting, news, freedoms, world, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 16 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Common misperceptions about men and women in uniform can have harmful effects -- just ask a vet. Judging from a 2012 survey by veterans advocacy group The Mission Continues, civilians have a lot to learn about those who've served in the armed forces.
It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Be A Female Veteran In America
Society & Culture  (tags: women, America, military, veterans, society, culture, homelessness, health care, unemployment, ethics, news, freedoms, government, education )

CarrieSIC
- 16 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The number of women serving in the U.S. military has increased dramatically in recent years, yet the services they need upon returning home are not keeping up with the unprecedented demand.
Amnesty International Accuses Israel of War Crimes
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Gaza, war crimes, Amnesty International. violence, children, women, safety, sadness, news, humans, freedoms, ethics, government, freedoms, abuse, law )

CarrieSIC
- 22 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Israel of committing war crimes during its 50-day military operation in Gaza this summer, saying Israeli forces had displayed "callous indifference" in attacks on family homes in the densely populated coastal...
Infuriating Facts About Our Disappearing Middle-Class Wealth
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Americans, wealth, middle class, society, ethics, news, sadness, government, freedoms )

CarrieSIC
- 22 days ago - rawstory.com
A recent posting detailed how upper middle class Americans are rapidly losing ground to the one-percenters who averaged $5 million in wealth gains over just three years. It also noted that the global 1% has increased their wealth...
There's No Such Thing as Illegal Houses, There Is Such Thing as Racist Laws': Israelis Demonstrate Against Collective Punishment
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, East Jerusalem, illegal annexation, Human Rights, society, violence, ethics, freedoms, humans, government, sadness, safety, news, activists, abuse, dishonesty, world )

CarrieSIC
- 23 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In the last week there have been daily clashes as police ransacked and demolished residents' houses, limited movement by blocking off major roads for days, invaded schools, and kidnapped and detained students and others.
'Let the Police Mow the Lawn': Israeli Right-Wing Demands Stronger Crackdown as Netanyahu Increases Attacks on East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, East Jerusalem, Human Rights, violence, safety, society, ethics, freedoms, government, sadness, news, children, abuse, police )

CarrieSIC
- 23 days ago - mondoweiss.net
As tensions rise in Jerusalem right-wing Israelis are demanding that police increase the already brutal level of state violence inflicted exclusively against Palestinians. Numerous Israelis I have spoken to demanded police implement shoot-to-kill tactics.
Israel Moves to Outlaw Palestinian Political Parties in the Knesset
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Israeli Parliament, dishonesty, ethics, world, society, culture, freedoms, abuse, corruption, news, rights, politics, government, women )

CarrieSIC
- 23 days ago - electronicintifada.net
The Israeli parliament voted overwhelmingly last week to suspend Haneen Zoabi, a legislator representing the state's large Palestinian minority, for six months as a campaign to silence political dissent intensified.
Find Killer of Tasmanian Devil ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, Albuquerque BioPark, Australia, Tasmanian Devil Jasper, death, crime, ethics, society, safety, police, news )

CarrieSIC
- 30 days ago - forcechange.com
The Albuquerque BioPark Zoo recently lost one of four Tasmanian Devil's on loan from Australia. Jasper was found dead one morning with fractures to his skull. The identity of the killer is unknown.
Anonymous Shuts Down Israeli Government Websites In Retaliation for Killing 14-Year-Old Orwah Hammad
Society & Culture  (tags: Anonymous, Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestinian-American death, society, children, humans, news, politics )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Online hacktivist collective Anonymous has knocked 43 Israeli government websites offline in response to the killing of 14-year-old Palestinian-American boy Orwah Hammed by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF).
 

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