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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
- 10 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..
Fox Hosts Outraged That Texas 911 Operators Are 'Forced' to Help Dying Non-English Speakers (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Fox "News", society, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, humans, news, safety, rights, politics, law )

Carrie
- 30 days ago - rawstory.com
The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday were shocked to learn that emergency responders were "forced" to serve non-English speakers in life-threatening situations even if the callers were suspected of entering the country illegally.
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
- 10 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.
Why Hungry Seniors Aren't Getting Enough To Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry, seniors, food, hunger, society, politics, ethics, americans, law, health, government )

Cal
- 8 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
- 11 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.
Politician in Turkey Says Women Shouldn't Laugh in Public
Society & Culture  (tags: turkey women )

Ashley
- 23 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
This is what would happen if a certain segment of society gained control. Don't think it can't happen in the U.S. or where you live, but it can. Politician says women shouldn't laugh in public. Women take to Twitter to troll him!
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
- 8 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
- 9 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.
The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - newrepublic.com
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
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
- 9 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
- 15 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 Militarization of the Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, MO, militarized police, kevlar vests, helmets, camouflage, shotguns, automatic rifles, tear gas, military vehicles )

Dandelion
- 9 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.
Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell To Take Violence Against Women Seriously
Society & Culture  (tags: NFL, women, violence, high profile arrests, Commissioner Goodell )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - act.credoaction.com
As high-profile arrests of players for domestic violence and sexual assault continue, the league has done little or nothing. Players have been receiving harsher sentences for smoking pot than for violence against women, this sends a wrong signal.
Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 29 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
MOROCCO: JUSTICE FOR ALI, TORTURED BY SECURITY FORCES *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, ethics, humans, rights, sadness, society, world )

Frans
- 10 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Ali Aarrass was convicted solely on the basis of a 'confession' extracted under torture. The UN Special Rapporteur on torture and a forensic doctor visited Ali in detention and confirmed he had been tortured....
 

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