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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 )

Cal
- 155 days ago - csmonitor.com
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.
RIP: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 87
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, obituary, ELI WIESEL )

Cal
- 160 days ago - npr.org
Elie Wiesel was called many things during his life: a messenger of peace, a humanitarian, a survivor. He liked to call himself simply a witness
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 )

Rosemary
- 161 days ago - cbc.ca
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 )

Frans
- 162 days ago - amnesty.org.au
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 )

Carrie
- 165 days ago - washingtonpost.com
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.
America Has a Republican Problem ~ and the Media Is Partly to Blame
Society & Culture  (tags: media, politics, government, Republican Party, Trump, ethics, abuse, society, freedoms, dishonesty, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 165 days ago - nationofchange.org
Donald Trump is a distraction from the fact that the mainstream media has pretended the GOP is a normal party with values just to the right. Now the country is paying the price.
Local Jails Profit From Warehousing State Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, greed, ethics, government, crime, culture, society, politics )

Cal
- 170 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
- 171 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
- 171 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
- 171 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
- 173 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
- 174 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
- 177 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
- 177 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
- 177 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.

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