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Overturn Ban on Homosexual Activity --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Jamaica, Caribbean, buggery laws, homophobia, protests, religion, rights, society, culture, education, gayrights )

Lynn
- 6 days ago - forcechange.com
An antiquated, colonial-era law outlawing homosexual activity in the Caribbean is withstanding attempts at eradication due to rampant homophobia. The ... the repeal of so-called buggery laws, but mass protest has prevented any reform.
Ukraine - NO to Another U.S. War! Urgent Call for Actions - March 10 to 17
Society & Culture  (tags: Ukraine, US, anti-war actions, protests, danger of war, coup d'etat, media lies, nationalism, fascism )

Angelika
- 132 days ago - iacenter.org
The threat is real. Sanctions, war build up, warships with guided missiles to the Black Sea, F-15 fighter jets on Russia's border are dangerous provocations. Washington has recognized and committed more than $10 billion to an illegal right-wing government
The Seeds of Rebellion Are Taking Root, and Protests Against Injustices Are Blooming Across the Country | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: arabspring, indignados, revolt, rebellion, resistance, protests, protestmovements, movements, popularmovements )

BMutiny
- 367 days ago - alternet.org
Shapiro describes Occupy as a "dandelion moment" in which the movement successfully dispersed seeds to float & root, thereby growing into a bigger movement. We wouldn't limit seeds to US Occupy, but include ArabSpring, Indignados, Egypt, Turkey, Brazil..
Clear Evidence That Corporate America Wants the Govt. to Treat Protesters as 'Terrorists'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, politics, usa, rights, freedoms, TransCanada, protests, terrorists, civil disobedience )

Lynn
- 395 days ago - alternet.org
Corporations are trying to use the PATRIOT Act in ways that have nothing to do with Osama Bin Laden because the PATRIOT Act gives transnational corporations the power to snuff out the activism of all those who oppose them.
Gitmo Justice - Take Action
Society & Culture  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

Angelika
- 467 days ago - gitmojustice.com
For more than a decade, the US government has imprisoned men at Guantanamo Bay without charge or trial. Indefinite detention without trial is not just un-American; it violates basic human rights. WE CAN CHANGE THIS.
Protect The Mine Worker Protesters in Indonesia From Unnecessary Use of Force ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protests, violence, freedoms, protection, environment )

Cher Away
- 1015 days ago - forcechange.com
This has been a year of world-wide protest and because of it we have seen numerous examples of the unnecessary use of force. Indonesia's recent mine worker protest has been no exception, with one protester getting shot to death
ACTION ALERT: June 16 Vote - Tell Kansas City Council: Get City Out of Building New Nuke Weapons! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: nuclear weapons, protests, kansas city council, buildings, destruction, finances )

Simone
- 1133 days ago - change.org
It's entirely unprecedented for a city to help finance, and for a city agency to own, a plant for producing nuclear weapons components - nowhere in the world has a city had such participation. Yet Kansas City has put up municipal bonds to help finance a
Vision: Now Is the Time for Creative, Courageous, Nonviolent Action
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, law, media, news, politics, protests, rights, society )

Kit
- 1230 days ago - alternet.org
Just in case the federal government thinks that it's intimidating people into silence with this kind of prosecution, think again. In fact, this is precisely the sort of event that reminds us just why we need creative, nonviolent protests and mass mobil->
The Hidden Story of Silicon Valley's High-Tech Workers
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, collective batgaining, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, interesting, law, media, news, politics, protests, rights, safety, society, strike, women, Workers rights )

Kit
- 1235 days ago - truth-out.org
The struggle of these workers, almost all immigrants from Mexico, Central America and the Philippines, demolished some of the most cherished myths about the Silicon Valley workforce.
Who "Contributes" to Public Workers' Pensions?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, budgets., collective bargaining, culture, education, freedoms, government, law, media, news, politics, protests, rights, society, teachers, unions, women )

Kit
- 1235 days ago - truth-out.org
Accepting Gov. Walker' s assertions as fact, and failing to check, created the impression that somehow the workers are getting something extra, a gift from taxpayers. They are not.
In Providence, Tribal Members Protest Planned Board Game
Society & Culture  (tags: stereotypes, culture, tribal people, protests, game )

Lone
- 1585 days ago - projo.com
PROVIDENCE -- Concerned about stereotypes and cultural misunderstandings, New England tribal members Saturday urged educators to include more Native American history in their high school and college classes.
Protesters Amass Ahead of Olympics
Society & Culture  (tags: Olympics, society, politics, protests, culture, freedoms, interesting, government, world )

Cal
- 1625 days ago - latimes.com
Thousands of domestic demonstrators prepare to rally as the Olympic Resistance Network, which opposes what it sees as the Games' corporate culture, in Vancouver. Officials back off plans to stop them.
'Naked Rally' at UC Davis Sets Stage for Thursday Walkout
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, College Students, protests, increase )

Lone
- 1763 days ago - sacbee.com
Depending on whom you ask, a walkout planned for the first day of classes at UC Davis on Thursday could be a minor sideshow or a major disruption
Legal or Not, Homeowner Protests Tent City Next Door
Society & Culture  (tags: tent city, homeless, homeowners, protests )

Lone
- 1793 days ago - sacbee.com
Pedro Hernandez said he's lived in the well-maintained pink Victorian at 13th and C streets for more than half of his 71 years
Aussie Baptists Denounce Ledger Picket - USA/Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, usa, heath ledger, Christians, protests, Baptists, memorial, disgraceful )

Chrissy
- 2369 days ago - news.com.au
THE Baptist Union of Australia has moved to distance itself from members of a US church who are planning to picket memorial services for Australian actor Heath Ledger. The Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas said it would protest any memorial held f
 

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