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White House Blocks News Organizations From Press Briefing
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump Administration, freedom of the press, fake news, mainstream media, CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times, Buzzfeed, Politico, White House Press conference, Sean Spicer, White House )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - independent.co.uk
White House blocks CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times, Buzzfeed, Politico, and more from media briefing. Nothing like this has ever happened at the White House in our long history of covering multiple administrations of different parties.
80 Year Old Regina Brave Arrested Standing Up for Standing Rock
Society & Culture  (tags: Grandmother Regina, Regina Brave, Oceti Sakowin, Standing Rock, Treaty Stand, militarized arrest, Wounded Knee Veteran )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - nativenewsonline.net
Regina Brave affectionately known to many as Grandma Regina was among those arrested as the militarized police swept the Oceti Sakowin encampment of occupants. She is also a 1973 Wounded Knee Veteran and took a Treaty Stand at the camp.
Iowa Moves to Criminalize Peaceful Protest! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protest )

Anna
- 1 day ago - secure2.convio.net
Across the United States, our rights to peaceful means of protest are under attack. These attacks pave the way for our work as animal advocates to be repressed and criminalized. Multiple states have introduced to legislation to severely penalize
These Last Moments of the Standing Rock Protest Will Break Your Heart
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Standing Rock camp, #NoDAPL, Donald Trump, share-holder, order, closure, changed battleground, Energy Transfer Partners, Native Americans, human rights, violations )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - upworthy.com
This is the end of the Standing Rock camp. For now. "People have said their last prayers, and offered cedar to the sacred fire and are also burning these structures we have ceremonially built, so they must be ceremonially removed,"
Internment, Immigrant Detention, and the Imagined Imperiled Whiteness of U.S. Citizenship
Society & Culture  (tags: racial tension, history, white supremacy, Japanese, Mexicans, others, immigration )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - kcet.org
The immigration and citizenship laws that prevail in the 21st century United States as well as the enforcement of them reflect Eurocentric racial hierarchies and help create and reproduce a white majority nation.
Oppose The Budget That Destroys Funding for The Arts And Humanities - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Arts and Humanities, budget, NEA, NEH, Donald Trump, petition )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - signherenow.org
Funding for the NEA and NEH each constitute only .003% of federal spending, an investment that supports some of the worlds greatest literature, art, and cultural institutions.
Judge Dismisses Charges Against Pipeline Protesters Midway Through Trial
Society & Culture  (tags: Standing Rock, DAPL, Judge Allan Schmalenberger, criminal trespass, dismissed )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - alternativemediasyndicate.com
According to lawyers in the courtroom, Judge Allan Schmalenberger found the prosecutor had not shown the land was posted or that the protesters had been asked by an authorized person to leave at least one of which is required to prove criminal trespass.
The Pathology of the Rich   video
Society & Culture  (tags: super rich, pathology of the rich, dehumanization of workers, coming storm, predatory capitalism )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - youtube.com
Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their wealth will insulate them from the coming storms.
Dakota Access Pipeline: Stand Up for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, water, environment )

Anna
- 9 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Join Amnesty International in urging President Trump to uphold the US government's obligations to respect, protect, and fulfill the human rights of Indigenous peoples like the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, including the right to access clean water
What Does The Quran Really Say About A Muslim Woman's Hijab? - Samina Ali - TEDxUniversityofNevada   video
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Islam, hijab, history, Quran, Samina Ali, context, manipulation, interests, clerics, insertions, fatwas )

Evelyn
- 10 days ago - youtu.be
Samina Ali takes us on a journey back to Prophet Muhammad's time to reveal what the term "hijab" really means - & it's not the Muslim woman's veil! So what does "hijab" actually mean, if not the veil? How have fundamentalists conflated the term to deny
USA: Urge Your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the PAWS Act of 2017 PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, pets, violence, abuse )

Anna
- 11 days ago - secure.aspca.org
The connection between animal cruelty and domestic violence is well-documented. Abusers often harm pets to intimidate and control their human victims or to prevent them from leaving. Too often, victims of domestic violence stay in dangerous relationships
Help the World's Most Vulnerable People PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, refugees, protection )

Anna
- 12 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Refugees are people forced to flee from war or persecution through no fault of their own. They are the worldâEUR(TM)s most vulnerable people. Since 1950, UNHCR âEUR" the UN Refugee Agency âEUR" has protected refugees all over the world.
Amazon: Stop Promoting Anti-Semitism With Holocaust-Denying Books PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, suffering, books )

Anna
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Remove all book titles that deny the Holocaust from AmazonâEUR(TM)s websites.
With DeVos We Are Likely To See A Charter School To Prison Pipeline
Society & Culture  (tags: DeVos, charter school, public school. school to prison pipeline, public education, police, latino, LGBTQ, disabled, African American, poor )

Dandelion
- 13 days ago - popularresistance.org
Children in charter schools Black, brown, Latino, LGBTQ, and children with disabilities are over disciplined in rates even significantly higher than they are in public schools. We need to get cops out of schools. We need to invest in our public education
Help Domestic Violence Victims Get Their Pets to Safety PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, violence, women, pets, protection )

Anna
- 15 days ago - congressweb.com
Email, call, or write your US representative and senators today and urge them to cosponsor the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, H.R. 909 and S. 322, respectively. Send an email via AWI's Compassion Index using the form below or find your representative
 

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