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End Sexual Assault on College Campuses! ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: college, sexual assault, campus, students, law, human rights, investigation )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Over 11 million women are currently making their way to college for the start of their fall semester. 84% of women who reported sexually coercive experiences said the incidents took place within their first four semesters on campus.
Help Canine Companions Prevent Service Dog Fraud ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: service dogs, illegitimate service dogs, ethics, family, society, rights, americans )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - cci.org
Service dog fraud is a problem on the rise. We're fighting a new wave of discrimination today because too many misbehaving pets are posing as service dogs and causing business owners to restrict access for people with disabilities.
Updated: Fox Host Sorry for Labeling Robin Williams 'Such a Coward' Over Alleged Suicide (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Fox News, Shepard Smith, Robin Williams, depression, suicide, death, ethics, society, family, children, sadness )

Carrie
- 20 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Shepard Smith on Tuesday asserted that actor Robin Williams was "such a coward" for allegedly committing suicide. At the conclusion of a touching special report that aired just hours after Williams died, Smith seemed to become almost angry..
Please Enact New Federal Laws to Protect Citizens From Police Violence and Misconduct
Society & Culture  (tags: Eric Garner, Michael Brown, John Crawford, tipping point, police violence, shooting, death, executioner, jury, judge, tipping point )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - change.org
It is unacceptable for the police to serve as JUDGE, JURY, and EXECUTIONER. Recent murders of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and John Crawford this past month at the hands of police have so inflamed communities across the country that this is a tipping point.
Auto Comercials That Glorify Driving Through Rivers and Off Roading Through Wildlife! - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: commercials, off-road vehicles, advertising, auto ads, destroying nature, polluting waterways, tearing up the earth )

BMutiny
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Because I am sick of auto commercials featuring their off road vehicles tearing up and polluting waterways and land. Many are not even on road trails. I am sick of them coming off as being "one" with nature.... and exploring nature in destructive ways.
Defend Journalism That Speaks Truth To Power From Ferguson to Washington
Society & Culture  (tags: Journalism, freedom of the press, harassment, violations, media, truth to power )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Harassing journalists violates one of the most basic premises of the American experiment, denying citizens the information they need to address abuses of power at every level of the government."
Why Hungry Seniors Aren't Getting Enough To Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry, seniors, food, hunger, society, politics, ethics, americans, law, health, government )

Cal
- 17 days ago - npr.org
When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished
Robin Williams Comedian Dead At 63
Society & Culture  (tags: Robin Williams, Comedian, deceased, Entertainment Weekly, Oscar winner, suicide )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - latimes.com
Oscar-winning actor and comic Robin Williams died Monday at 63 of an apparent suicide, the Marin County Sheriff's Department confirmed. Dubbed "the funniest man alive" by Entertainment Weekly in 1997, Williams brought audiences hours of laughter.
One Nation Under SWAT: The Militarization of America's Police
Society & Culture  (tags: police, SWAT teams, militarization, rights, ethics, crime, culture, politics, rights, safety, society, usa, police, law )

Cal
- 17 days ago - alternet.org
Amidst the outrageous police presence in Ferguson, a look at how local law enforcement is turning communities into war zones.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fox News: Fire News Anchor for Insensitive Comments to Robin Williams' Death
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, media, dishonesty, Fox News, Robin Williams )

Cal
- 18 days ago - action.sumofus.org
While fans around the world mourn the tragic death of Robin Williams, Fox News has come out and called the comic genius a "coward" for his apparent suicide.
Reporters Arrested in Ferguson, MO
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, MO, The Washington Post, Wesley Lowery, Huffington Post, Ryan Reilly, police, McDonald's, military style )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - politico.com
Reporters Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post and Ryan Reilly of the Huffington Post were arrested in Ferguson, Mo., while covering the protests that have rocked the St. Louis suburb. Lowery said police officers "assaulted" him, Reilly's head slammed.
President Obama Comes Out for Net Neutrality
Society & Culture  (tags: net neutrality, Democratic Commissioners, FCC Chair, President Obama )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Your help is needed to make sure the FCC chair, along with the Democratic commissioners who will be voting on his proposal to destroy Net Neutrality, get the president's message loud and clear. Please sign.
The Body in the Street -- Charles P. Pierce
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 9 days ago - esquire.com
I keep coming back to one simple moment, one ghastly fact. One image, from which all the other images have flowed. They left the body in the street. Dictators leave bodies in the street.
The Militarization of the Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, MO, militarized police, kevlar vests, helmets, camouflage, shotguns, automatic rifles, tear gas, military vehicles )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - slate.com
The photographs from Ferguson, MO, aren't of the demonstrations; they're of the police. Image after image shows officers clad in Kevlar vests, helmets, and camouflage, armed with pistols, shotguns, automatic rifles, and tear gas.
Why I Give Money to Homeless People
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, philanthropy, politics, rights )

Cal
- 12 days ago - theweek.com
It's so easy to walk by them like they don't exist. But is it right?
 

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