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Say Thanks for the Stonewall National Monument PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, monuments, LGBTQ )

Anna
- 15 hours ago - sierra.secure.force.com
For decades, the Stonewall Inn has served as an unofficial national monument for LGBTQ pride, ever since the pivotal Stonewall Riots in 1969. President Obama made it official by declaring the area around the inn a national monument.
Local Jails Profit From Warehousing State Prisoners
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, greed, ethics, government, crime, culture, society, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - occupy.com
As some states embark on efforts to reduce prison populations, local officials who for years have received financial incentives to house state prisoners in their jails are now faced with the threat of a loss of revenue.
Revisiting Andrea Yates 15 Years After She Drowned Her Children
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, culture, family, Mental health )

Phyllis
- 3 days ago - yahoo.com
ItâEUR(TM)s been 15 years since Andrea Yates drowned her five young children in the bathtub of their suburban Houston home in a quintuple murder that gripped the nation.
Mississippi Closes The Case On Freedom Summer Murders
Society & Culture  (tags: Mississippi Burning, civil rights, 'Freedom Summer', death, murder, police, ethics, freedoms, activists, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, law, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Fifty-two years ago today, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner went missing ~ and in a sad turn of events, the state has finally given up hope that their murderers will be brought to justice.
Donald Trump Accused of Rape in Federal Court Lawsuit
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, lawsuit, abuse, assault, rape accusation, child, ethics, family, politics, society, sadness, dishonesty, law, government )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
The assaults are alleged to have taken place at the home of billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Right-Wing Broadcaster Who Wants Christian Martyrs Urges Trump Fans to Use AR-15s Against Protesters ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT Rights, marriage equality, Trump, religion, politics, society, sadness, safety, ethics, crime, abuse, rights, dishonesty, news, violence, women, murder )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
A religious broadcaster who encouraged Christians to "prepare for martyrdom" over marriage equality is urging Donald Trump supporters to take up arms against their opponents.
Mark Cuban Destroys Donald Trump: 'It's Rare That You See Someone Get Stupider Before Your Eyes'
Society & Culture  (tags: society, celebrity, candidates, elections, politics, news, Trump, Mark Cuban, friendship, interesting, news, media )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - rawstory.com
Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban was once friends with GOP candidate Donald Trump. But that relationship seems to have gone south in the course of Trump's bid for president.
These Photos and Stories Reveal What Childhood Was Like Before U.S. Labor Laws.
Society & Culture  (tags: child labor U.S., child labor internationally, child labor laws, historic photographs, long hours low pay, unhealthy, exploitation, children's rights, education )

BMutiny
- 5 days ago - upworthy.com
While child labor is no longer commonplace in the U.S., the problem persists around the world. Over 100 million children still work in hazardous conditions on farms, in mines, and in domestic positions. HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS of U.S. Child Labor 1900's
NORTHWEST TRIBES VOW TO CONTINUE OPPOSITION TO CANADIAN PIPELINE
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

Frans
- 6 days ago - earthjustice.org
U.S. Tribes join Canadian First Nations in their disappointment over CanadaâEUR(TM)s regulatory approval of the TransMountain pipeline...
Meet the Shock Troops of Trump's America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, republicans, Trump, elections, candidates, politics, ethics, society, family, education, dishonesty, humans, rights, safety, sadness, abuse, corruption, internet )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
Their obsession with breeding, preserving white culture, and biological determinism could be out of 1950s Alabama. Except it's 2016 in Portland~one of the most liberal cities in a country where diversity has spread exponentially along every axis:
Here Are 5 Surprising Cities Where Gentrification and Low Wages Are Pushing Out the Poor
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, family, ethics, American cities, sadness, rights, news, environment )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - rawstory.com
Walk down once gritty neighborhood streets in many American cities and the telltale signs may be all around you. The coffee bar on the corner selling $5 latte macchiatos, the cocktail bar, the artisan pastry shop. This is urban gentrification in action.
In the Wake of Orlando How Should We Talk About Wounded Knee and Other Historical Mass Killings?
Society & Culture  (tags: Orlando, Native American, queer, gay, LGBT, shooter, mass shooting, massacre )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - fusion.net
Some thoughts to wander through and ponder over. When our President said, today marks the most deadly shooting in American history. The history of this Nation? This article covers many valid points of view I feel.
Losing Berta Caceres: The Breaking Point in the Struggle Against Impunity
Society & Culture  (tags: Berta C├íceres Flores, Honduras, murder, impunity, justice, investigation, catalyst, systematic human rights violations, infrastructure, mining, financing, interests, indigenous rights )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
We must make Berta's murder the catalyst that breaks the systematic impunity of cases like this, in Honduras and throughout the region. It's time to ensure that our indignation, the demands for justice & investigation made by countless orgs have an impact
Tell the Norwegian Government to Let Edward Snowden Come to Norway *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, media, news, rights, society, world )

Frans
- 8 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
On November 18, Edward Snowden will be awarded Norwegian PEN's Ossietzky Prize for outstanding achievements as a whistleblower. We do not want Snowden's chair to be empty in the University Hall in Oslo due to lack of approval to travel to Oslo ...
INSPIRING! The Crew of This Flight Did the Sweetest Thing for the Grandmother of One of the Orlando Shooting Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, INSPIRING, society )

Cal
- 8 days ago - yahoo.com
In the days since the tragic terrorist attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, weâEUR(TM)ve seen some beautiful instances of compassion and unity which have helped us remain hopeful in the wake of such a horrible event
 

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