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Cops in Ferguson Are Extremely Racist, According to the Feds
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, society, Fergusion, race relations, ethics, government, rights, law )

Cal
- 26 days ago - vice.com
Although the report doesn't officially come out until Wednesday, multiple news outlets have obtained leaks from the long-awaited federal probe into the Ferguson Police Department launched after the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.
TAKE ACTION NOW! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous right, indigneous rights, justice, leonard Peltier, world, society, politics, government, law, ethics, news, activists, freedoms, rights, usa )

Cal
- 8 days ago - change.org
Leonard Peltier , Ojibwa-Sioux from Turtle Mountain, North Dakota, is the longest held Native American political prisoner in the U.S. He was wrongfully convicted in the 1975 killing of two F.B.I. agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
RIP: From the Archives: Leonard Nimoy on
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, movies, tv, Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek, obituary, culture, americans, interesting )

Cal
- 29 days ago - cbsnews.com
He talks about what the role meant to him and his career; about competition among the show's ensemble cast; how fans kept the sci-fi series alive through syndication and beyond
Married at 13, a Girl Speaks Out Against Early Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: marriage, girls, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 29 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This video by UNICEF features a clip of a girl in Yemen who was married at 13 years old. Her powerful story highlights her own experience and the harmful effects childhood marriage has on girls.
Violence Caused By Far-Right Extremists Has Surpassed That Caused By Domestic Jihadists, Study Says
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, Americans, U.S., corruption, crime, society, ethics, culture, interesting, news, safety, sadness, politics, government, world )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - news.vice.com
Since the September 11 attacks, the notion of terrorism has looked somewhat one-dimensional in United States public discourse, with the majority of Americans coming to think of political violence as the acts of organized, foreign groups from Al Qaeda ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand #UpForSchool
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, education, children, world, women, society, politics, activists )

Cal
- 22 days ago - upforschool.org
Every child has the right to go to school, without danger or discrimination. Help create a message no government, politician or leader can ignore and demand that every child can go to school safely. Nothing changes without pressure.
Bloody Sunday Commemoration Continues in Selma
Society & Culture  (tags: Selma march, commemoration, race relations culture, americans, freedoms, society, usa, rights, politics, government )

Cal
- 22 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Bloody Sunday 50th anniversary commemoration continues Sunday with a series of events in Selma before a group retraces the steps that helped secure equal voting rights 50 years ago.
Indigenous Women and Policing--No More Stolen Sisters
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, society, safety, police, law, government, culture, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - occupy.com
According to an RCMP report on the subject of missing and murdered women in Canada, Indigenous women make up 4.3% of the country's female population, but represent almost half of the women murdered in the country.
What Is St. Patrick's Day?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, culture, religion, St. Patrick's Day, celebration, Christianity, humans, happiness, food and drink )

Carrie
- 14 days ago - timeanddate.com
St Patrick's Day is a global celebration of Irish culture on or around March 17. It particularly remembers St Patrick, one of Ireland's patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century.
Women-Only Mosque Aims to Build Female Authority in Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: society, women, society, religion, usa, women in Islam, womens rights, culture, ethics, politics, interesting )

Cal
- 18 days ago - globalpost.com
The new house of prayer in Los Angeles is believed to be the first all-female mosque in the US.
6 Insane Ways the Church of Scientology Has Tried to Silence Its Critics
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Church of Scientology', cults, rights, ethics, freedoms, children, family, society, safety, sadness, news, humans, law, world, interesting )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - rawstory.com
The HBO documentary Going Clear, an investigation inside the Church of Scientology, premieres on March 29. Unsurprisingly, the organization refused to cooperate with the filmâEUR(TM)s directors.
Bill O'Reilly's Sick Pathology: Why His Systematic Lying Is Even Worse Than Reported
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Fox 'News', Bill O'Reilly, dishonesty, lies, ethics, corruption, society, culture, rights, world, government, freedoms, crime, news, humans, safety, violence )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - salon.com
Fox News' bully may be in hot water for lying about his war correspondence. But his lies go much deeper than that.
One in Five of Gaza's Herders Ceases Farming Amid Israel's Attacks, Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, destruction, herders, Human Rights, animals, ethics, society, culture, family, freedoms, humans, rights, sadness, abuse, violence, death, crime )

Carrie
- 27 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Muhammad Abu Safiyya lost everything during IsraelâEUR(TM)s 51-day attack on Gaza during the summer of 2014. Most of the thirty-six homes in his village, also called Abu Safiyya, were completely destroyed after Israeli forces invaded.
In Gaza the Farmers Irrigate the Land With Their Blood
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, farmers, Israeli state terrorism, crime, ethics, government, freedoms, safety, sadness, rights, society, culture, violence, humans )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - palsolidarity.org
Tilling the land in Gaza is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. The Zionist Occupation Forces fire on the peasants and their families while they sow or harvest their own land near the infamous Zionist fence which surrounds Gaza.
Ongoing Harassment and Restrictions on Farmers Around Nablus
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, Palestinian farmers, government, freedoms, crime, ethics, family, humans, law, politics, society, culture, violence, world, safety, rights, sadness )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - palsolidarity.org
In high tension regions, where farmers risk settler attacks while accessing their land, District Coordination Offices have negotiated to ensure specific days when Palestinians can access their land under the "supervision" of Israeli forces.
 

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