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People Do Not Like Current Education Policies - So Why Do The Leaders Like It
Society & Culture  (tags: educational policies, American displeasure, no testing, all groups, lack of leadership, parents, teachers )

Dandelion
- 3 hours ago - ourfuture.org
A deeper look into the polling data finds the distaste is overwhelmingly true for blacks, whites and Hispanics, and among Republicans, Democrats, and independents.
PETITION : TWO SISTERS TO BE RAPED AS PUNISHMENT - DEMAND JUSTICE PLEASE SIGN & SHARE.
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, safety, petition to sign, women's rights, women, rape, ethics, teenagers )

Christine
- 11 hours ago - amnesty.org.uk
Your eyes do not deceive you. An unelected all-male village council in India has ordered that 23-year-old Meenakshi Kumari and her 15-year-old sister are raped.
How Your Local Police Department Could Be Spying on You
Society & Culture  (tags: civil liberties, government, police, law, culture, americans, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Many police departments are using secret technology to allow them to spy into peopleâEUR(TM)s private lives.
32 Police Fired 600 Bullets Into 1 Car Full of Hostages Killing a Hostage
Society & Culture  (tags: Police, 600 bullets, hostage killed, overkill, CA, Police Foundation )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Two of the hostages were able to jump out of the vehicle. One hostage said: when I saw the SWAT team and its vehicle I knew it was going to go badly. I knew I had to get out. Pretty bad when the hostage see police they fear them more than the bad guys.
Two Television Journalists Were Shot and Killed Conducting a Live Interview
Society & Culture  (tags: journalist, shot on air, Alison Parker, Adam Ward, Bridgewater Plaza, a Smith Mountain Lake, reporters killed, Virginia, live interview )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - reuters.com
After the shooting of the journalists and woman being interviewed; someone claiming to have filmed it posted video online that appeared to be from shooters vantage point. Turns out he was a former disgruntled employee who is also shot and near death.
Stop FN Crying! SWAT Raids Wrong Home Holds Naked Mom at Gunpoint in Front of Children
Society & Culture  (tags: MA, naked women, wrong house, SWAT, innocent family, police, no apology )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
This heavily militarized invasion of an innocent family's home was because police had raided the wrong house. On top of it the person they were looking for was already arrested by them two weeks prior. Police did not even apologize.
New York City Struggles To Keep Up With High Homeless Numbers
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, social programs, news, politics, society, government, law, usa )

Cal
- 6 days ago - npr.org
Eight months after homelessness hit a record in New York City, you can still see the need of the city's most vulnerable in Tompkins Square Park.
Belfast Pastor on Trial for Offending Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Christians, persecution, culture, interesting, news, religion, politics, society )

Penny
- 9 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Pastor McConnell's prosecution is one of a growing number of examples in which British authorities -- who routinely ignore incendiary speech by Muslim extremists ~ are using hate speech laws to silence Christians.
Chelsea Manning Found Guilty But Spared Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: Chelsea Manning, ACLU, petition, solitary confinement, Chase Strangio, world is watching )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - theguardian.com
A petition of more than 100,000 signatures was delivered to the US army liaison office in Congress on Tuesday asking that the charges against Manning be dropped. Chase Strangio, attorney at the ACLU, said petition support kept her out of solitary.
Native American Woman Who Spoken Out About South Dakota Foster Care Arrested
Society & Culture  (tags: South Dakota, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, Native American children, foster care, family, culture, americans, human rights )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
Family members of a Crow Creek Sioux Tribe woman who has spoken out against South DakotaâEUR(TM)s handling of Native American children in foster care are questioning whether her arrest on a 13-year-old charge was politically motivated.
Rebuilding a Jail, Orleans Parish Thinks Small
Society & Culture  (tags: New Orleans jail, prison reform, Katrina, society, americans )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - takepart.com
Abandoned by correctional staff when Hurricane Katrina hit, inmates at the Orleans Parish Prison stood chest-deep in sewage-tainted floodwater for as long as four days before they were rescued.
Two Albuquerque Police Officers Will Face Murder Trial In Homeless Camper Slaying
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, law, ethics, corruption, abuse, crime, freedoms, humans, rights, safety, sadness, news, government, murder, death )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - freeabq.com
Bernalillo County District Judge Neil Candelaria ruled Tuesday that there was probable cause to hold former officer Keith Sandy and officer Dominique Perez over or trial on second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter charges.
TAKE ACTION NOW! STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA: Free the Lakota Children and Stop Native American Cultural Genocide
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, education, destroying Native culture and education, cultural genocide abuse, government, society, news, dishonesty, ethics, rights )

Cal
- 11 days ago - lakotalaw.org
I urge President Obama to stop state kidnapping by South Dakota! The time has come to empower the Lakota tribes to have their own child and family service programs.
Julian Bond Charismatic Civil Rights Leader Dies at 75
Society & Culture  (tags: Julian Bond, Civil Rights, NAACP, Georgia General Assembly, dies, activist )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - nytimes.com
A charismatic figure of the 1960s civil rights movement a lightning rod of the anti-Vietnam War campaign and a lifelong champion of equal rights notably as chairman of the N.A.A.C.P. He also served for 20 years in the Georgia General Assembly.
Are Unions An - Us - Or A -Them?
Society & Culture  (tags: Unions, charts, dividing workers, strong unions, weak unions, divide and conquer )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - ourfuture.org
Dividing working people is one of the oldest strategies in the book. The reality is that when unions are strong everyone benefits union member or not. When unions are weak most of the gains of an economy go to a few at the top. Charts included.
 

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