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Why Is Texas Still Sending 17-Year-Olds to Adult Prisons?
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, ethics, rehab, prisons, adult prisons for 17 year olds, rights, freedoms, society, safety )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - vice.com
Since 1918, Texas has prosecuted 17-year-oldsâEUR"including those who commit misdemeanorsâEUR"as adults, cramming them into a prison-industrial system bereft of the rehabilitative programs that have put Texas's juvenile system on the national radar for its
Five Year Global Journey Begins at Balmy Beach
Society & Culture  (tags: global jorney, five years, Pukonen, supporters, culture, environment, humans, interesting, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - beachmetro.com
Over five years and 82,000 km, Pukonen plans to circle the globe by paddling, running, cycling, sailing, skateboarding, scootering and whatever other motor-free means he and his supporters can dream of
Native American Civil Rights Activist Found Dead in Mississippi Jail Cell Under Mysterious Circumstances
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms, gayrights, GoodNews, goodnews, government, health, humans, interesting, internet, law )

Jamie
- 2 days ago - rt.com
Henry a Choctaw longtime activist, was found dead of unspecified causes in jail n July 14 30 min after last seen. He was detained on Jul 9 for a traffic fine a jail of the same county known for the Mississippi Burning murders more than 50 years ago.
13 Parents Who Have Absolutely Lost Their Sh*t. #3 Really Needs To Relax - Chersel
Society & Culture  (tags: family, children )

Glenn
- 2 days ago - chersel.com
Is this a good alternative to corporal punishment? What do you think?
Susiya Demolition Plans May Be Halted: 'Residents Cannot Be Forced to Leave'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, building permits, law, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, rights, society, culture, abuse, activists, politics, government )

CarrieEye
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Haaretz is reporting demolition plans for the Palestinian village of Susiya may be halted based on an internal Israeli Civil Administration (ICA) report the paper has obtained confirming the village of Susiya is sitting on Palestinian land privately ...
As Police Shot This Native American His Dying Words Were - Whats Wrong With You Guys?
Society & Culture  (tags: Rosebud Sioux, Lakota, Denver, United States, police brutality, Paul Castaway, shooting, media blackout, What's Wrong With You Guys )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - mintpressnews.com
The death of a Rosebud Sioux man in Denver this month is a painful reminder that police shootings are not limited to any one part of the United States, and certainly not just to places that received mainstream media attention after recent killings.
You Can't Make This Stuff Up
Society & Culture  (tags: Cleveland police, snapple, Movement for Black Lives Conference )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
Moments after activists streamed out of the Movement for Black Lives Conference Cleveland police body slammed arrested 14 yr old boy 4 allegedly being intoxicated lacking a bus ticket or violating open container laws with Snapple and pepper sprayed crowd
Christian Community to Be Divided By New Section of Israel's Wall
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, abuse, world, Israel, Palestine, Palestinian Christians, Israeli wall, religion, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, rights, government, sadness, law, politics, humans, dishonesty, news )

CarrieEye
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Residents have fought legal battles against construction of the wall on their land for nearly a decade. In 2011, local Catholic leaders began holding public vigils every Friday, garnering international diplomatic and media attention.
Don't Sue Hero Who Allegedly Saved Teen Girl From Stabbing in Target ~ PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, heroes, violence, women, safety, society )

Beverly
- 3 days ago - forcechange.com
A 16-year old girl was reportedly being stabbed by a man in a Target store until one man put a stop to it when he swung a bat.
Q&A: 'It Is Possible to Break the Israeli Occupation'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, administrative detention, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, rights, news, safety, society, culture, law, government, politics, violence, abuse, activists )

CarrieEye
- 3 days ago - aljazeera.com
Khader Adnan has become a symbol of the Palestinian resistance to occupation. On 10 separate occasions, he has been placed in administrative detention, a practice that allows Israel to detain prisoners without charge for renewable six-month periods.
It's Time for American Jews to Recognize They Have Been Duped
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, illegal occupation, world, US, Israel, Palestine, American Jews, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, law, government, humans, rights, violence, politics, news, abuse )

CarrieEye
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
If Israel behaved more 'morally' American and other Western Jews would have an easier time supporting it. But how can Israel behave 'morally' when it is a settler-colonial state? When have any settler-colonial societies behaved morally? It is an oxymoron.
New Study Ranks 50 States By Gun Sense And Gun Deaths ~ Gun Extremists Arrive in 5-4-3-2-1
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, Gun Violence, Gun Laws, Gun Control, crime, death, ethics, culture, news, government, safety, politics, interesting, abuse, violence, sadness, law )

CarrieEye
- 3 days ago - dailykos.com
States with weak gun violence prevention laws and higher rates of gun ownership have the highest overall gun death rates in the nation, according to a Violence Policy Center (VPC) analysis of new data from the Centers for Disease Control & PreventionâEUR(TM)s
Israelis Lack Compassion for Gazans' Suffering
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Gaza, Palestinians, suffering, Documentary film, 'Shivering In Gaza', ethics, movies, news, media, humans, freedoms, society, culture, interesting, government, rights, sadness, abuse, children, dishonesty )

CarrieEye
- 4 days ago - al-monitor.com
The recent cancellations of screenings of a documentary on Gaza makes it seem that Israelis are incapable of acknowledging the trauma of war when those suffering are Palestinians.
 

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