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Local Jails Profit From Warehousing State Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, greed, ethics, government, crime, culture, society, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - occupy.com
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.
Donald Trump Accused of Rape in Federal Court Lawsuit
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, lawsuit, abuse, assault, rape accusation, child, ethics, family, politics, society, sadness, dishonesty, law, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
The assaults are alleged to have taken place at the home of billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Right-Wing Broadcaster Who Wants Christian Martyrs Urges Trump Fans to Use AR-15s Against Protesters ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT Rights, marriage equality, Trump, religion, politics, society, sadness, safety, ethics, crime, abuse, rights, dishonesty, news, violence, women, murder )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
A religious broadcaster who encouraged Christians to "prepare for martyrdom" over marriage equality is urging Donald Trump supporters to take up arms against their opponents.
Mark Cuban Destroys Donald Trump: 'It's Rare That You See Someone Get Stupider Before Your Eyes'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, celebrity, candidates, elections, politics, news, Trump, Mark Cuban, friendship, interesting, news, media )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban was once friends with GOP candidate Donald Trump. But that relationship seems to have gone south in the course of Trump's bid for president.
NORTHWEST TRIBES VOW TO CONTINUE OPPOSITION TO CANADIAN PIPELINE
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

Frans
- 7 days ago - earthjustice.org
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
Meet the Shock Troops of Trump's America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, republicans, Trump, elections, candidates, politics, ethics, society, family, education, dishonesty, humans, rights, safety, sadness, abuse, corruption, internet )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
Their obsession with breeding, preserving white culture, and biological determinism could be out of 1950s Alabama. Except it's 2016 in Portland~one of the most liberal cities in a country where diversity has spread exponentially along every axis:
Conservatives Try To Scapegoat Islam To Avoid Responsibility For Perpetuating Anti-LGBT Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, anti-LGBT, ethics, freedoms, government, rights, abuse, death, religion, society, violence, sadness, corruption, safety, politics )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The day after the deadliest mass shooting in modern history, conservatives known for their anti-LGBT rhetoric are now clamoring to blame ISIS and radical Islam for the deaths in Orlando:
The Lawmakers Offering Condolences For Orlando Shooting Victims Who Voted Against LGBT Protections
Society & Culture  (tags: gay rights, ethics, Florida, descrimination, rights, society, government, politics, law, freedoms, violence, safety, sadness, abuse )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Florida is one of the many states that doesn't have many legislative protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. The state has no laws prohibiting employers from unfairly firing, discriminating against, or refusing to hire LGBT people.
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 )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
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.
Hypocrisy for Orlando: Republicans Condemned for Fomenting Anti-Gay Hate
Society & Culture  (tags: society, LGBTQ community, government, republican law makers, hypocrisy, rights, sadness, politics, interesting, ethics, safety, gayrights )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - commondreams.org
Lawmakers behind spate of bigoted anti-LGBTQ laws now express sadness, recriminations against violent attack on gay community
GUN LAWS AND TERRORISM: AN AMERICAN NIGHTMARE
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun laws, gun violence, government, freedoms, ethics, law, news, rights, safety, politics, society, world, humans, crime, death, family, children, sadness )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - newyorker.com
We have seen the pattern with guns play out repeatedly ~ three times in the past year with shooters who appear to have been influenced by ISIS or Al Qaeda, the casualty toll rising each time.
Stand Up for Women and Girls Raped in Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 14 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Across the world, the number of women and girls raped in conflict is staggering. Rape is frequently used as a weapon of war and torture and often results in unwanted pregnancy.
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 18 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
RIP: Muhammad Ali, Boxing Icon and Global Goodwill Ambassador, Dies at 74
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, Muhammad Ali, The Greatest, culture, politics, law, obituary, murder, news )

Cal
- 23 days ago - msn.com
Mr. Ali came to represent a new kind of athlete, someone who created his own style in defiance of the traditions of the past.
 

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